Run by manufacturers for manufacturers

Welcome to the Calderdale and Kirklees Manufacturing Alliance, run by manufacturers, for manufacturers

Next event

How well do you promote your business?  What else could you do? Come along to our interactive evening to discuss different aspects of marketing and PR to help bring in more business and raise your company profile. We will be covering: The Importance of Brand – even for SME manufacturing business…

We don’t have a stand this year but we will have a presence so watch out for the CKMA banner and do come and say “Hello” to Philippa and have a chat about the benefits you get from being a CKMA member and what else you might like us to arrange.

Drive DeVilbiss Sidhil Ltd is one of Europe’s foremost manufacturers of hospital and home health care furniture and accessories, serving as a principal supplier of an extensive product range to both the private and public healthcare markets in the UK as well as into an increasing number of…

Innovation and ‘lean’ – it’s not just for big business We’ve all heard about Industry 4.0 and Lean Manufacturing but often think, “sounds great but that’s just for the bigger businesses, isn’t it?” No, it works for smaller manufacturers too and now’s your chance to…

‘Bionic Hands, Spaceships and Continuous Improvement’ Reliance Precision has over 60 years’ experience in providing custom-built, high reliability, precision instrumentation to customers from a diverse range of global markets. Their engineering capabilities include design, development,…

Syngenta in Huddersfield manufactures high volume crop protection products for farmers worldwide. At its site in Huddersfield, there are six manufacturing units producing a range of insecticides and herbicides. At this visit, you shall have a chance to learn about the tools and techniques adopted…

Latest news

CKMA Steering Group member Martin Booth of Halifax based Witt UK Group  appointed as the chair of the Fit for Nuclear (F4N) steering group. F4N is a unique service which lets manufacturers measure their operations against the standards required to supply the nuclear industry – in new build,…