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Robotics specialist secures record £25m order book

Robotics expert Sewtec has secured a record £25m order book following a wider change in the business after the management buyout (MBO) a year ago. Over...


m2r Education recognised in another awards scheme

Following their success earlier this summer in the Wakefield Business Awards in which they were named International Business of the Year 2018, one of our...


Rail industry manufacturer starts work on Canadian export deal

Leeds manufacturer William Cook Rail has begun work on a multi-million pound export order to Canada which will bring new jobs to the city.

The family-owned...


Yorkshire and Humber manufacturers see rise in output

According to data from by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO, Yorkshire and Humber manufacturers have...


Pest control firm acquires US company

A Knaresborough-based manufacturer of branded pest control products has acquired US company Curtis Gilmour, taking the firm’s total turnover to €125m...


Senior trade delegation from Leeds City Region visits China and Hong Kong

A senior trade and investment delegation from Leeds City Region is visiting China to accelerate investment relationships with the country which is the...


Seedrs enter new US partnership

Crowdfunding platform Seedrs has joined with US counterpart Republic in a new strategic partnership, enabling businesses to engage with investors across...


Brewer looks East with China export success

North Brewing Co, a Leeds-based brewer, has received £96,000 worth of export orders from Chinese customers after taking part in China’s largest trade...


New targets to increase exports set by trade secretary

A target to increase exports as a proportion of the UK's gross domestic product (GDP) to 35 per cent has been announced by international trade secretary...


Region’s exporters feel confident

Over half (56%) of Yorkshire’s exporters expect to see improvements in their ability to compete in international markets in the next year, a rise of...