Run by manufacturers for manufacturers

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

Our Mission

To promote continuous business improvement in manufacturing through initiatives which attract and engage with talent, support effective skills training, drive productivity and encourage resilient local supply chains to underpin the region’s economy and engineering reputation in a global marketplace.

Next event

We will bring an exciting update on a new venture to support local manufacturers struggling to recruit and train young engineers in our next Member Meeting. Interested in getting involved?  We are looking for new members to get involved with the CKMA steering group to help drive our future…

We are pleased to announce the next CKMA factory visit will be to A-Safe: Inventors of advanced industrial safety barriers, bollards, and facility protection. Date: 19th June Time: 8.00am – 10.30am Address: Habergham Works, Ainleys Industrial Estate, Elland, Halifax, HX5 9JP, To book your…

Mark Prior, Transformation Director at Cummins Turbo Technologies Huddersfield, will present on ‘Overcoming the challenges of managing production through a major facility upgrade‘ followed by a tour of the facility. PLACES ARE LIMITED – BOOK NOW! Date: Weds February 27th  Time:…

Latest news

The CKMA steering group has made great strides over the last six months to further the original objectives of the CKMA. Two key initiatives have been pioneered: – 1)      Make it in Manufacturing Attracting young people and their careers advisers to see manufacturing and production as…

Scriba PR, based in Huddersfield, specialise in B2B and technical communications working closely with their clients to create impactful content.  Katie Mallinson, MD and also a local college Governor, is passionate about encouraging young people into meaningful careers and therefore kindly agreed…