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Yorkshire soap helps in fight against coronavirus

Global soap base and speciality ingredients manufacturer, Stephenson, is supporting cosmetic brands and manufacturers in their production of soap bars around the world during the coronavirus crisis, from its head office and manufacturing facility in Leeds. Demand for its soap bases is building as the need for hygiene products intensifies across

Yorkshire firm to design and build the UK’s first smart ambulance

Ambulance manufacturer O&H Vehicle Technology, part of Yorkshire-based Venari Group, has announced an agreement which will see it launch the UK’s first smart ambulance into the NHS this year. Pre-empting specifications set by NHS Improvement, the vehicle will be built in Yorkshire and leverage specialist mobile communications technology designed by Cardiff-based Excelerate Technology. The design

Ripon entrepreneur aims to bring back Yorkshire speaker manufacturing

A Ripon entrepreneur is planning to bring back speaker manufacturing to Yorkshire after experiencing rapid growth in the past year. BishopSound was set up by Andrew Bishop in 2016. The company’s products sell worldwide and include PA speakers, amplifiers and mixing equipment. Bands such as Elbow, The Courteneers and members of

Sound Leisure launch jukebox exclusively for Harrods

A brand-new product for luxury department store, Harrods, has been created by a UK jukebox manufacturer, featuring intricate bird figures and images reminiscent of elements in the food halls. In response to the rising popularity of vinyl and love of classic design amongst their clientele, Harrods customers can now own the

O&H parent company to launch new West Yorkshire headquarters

The owners of Yorkshire-based ambulance manufacturer O&H Vehicle Technology have announced that its parent company – Venari Group – is to launch a new, state-of-the-art, manufacturing facility in West Yorkshire in February. Venari Group CEO, Oliver North – an emergency vehicle specialist – has unveiled plans to begin manufacturing at the

Top carbon classification for Yorkshire bed manufacturer

A 179-year-old Yorkshire bed maker has enhanced its sustainability credentials by becoming fully Carbon Neutral, following an independent audit of its business. Following the assessment – done by sustainability experts at Carbon Footprint Ltd – Leeds-based Harrison Spinks, one of Great Britain’s most innovative bed manufacturers, is eligible to be classed

Holmesterne Farm enters new markets and creates 20 jobs following NPIF investment

Richmond-based food manufacturing company Holmesterne Foods has expanded its product range to include meat-free alternatives since receiving a £250,000 investment from NPIF – Mercia Debt Finance, managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. The business, which was established 33 years ago, produces raw and cooked meats, frozen

Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019 a “huge success”

Organisers and participants of Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019 are heralding the initiative a “huge success” as final figures show a 73 per cent increase in manufacturing work experiences were delivered to Bradford school pupils Students from 45 local secondary schools were involved in more than 5,000 manufacturing work experiences provided by