Steven Vause

Works Director
CBR Engineering Limited

CBR Engineering Limited, based in Castleford, Albion Street. Design manufacture and installation of process plant, management of control panels, power station equipment, shearing & metal forming, general fabrication including heat, site metal fabricators, installers of mechanical & electrical equipment and electrical installations. Accredited to BSEN ISO 3834-2:2005, EN1090-1:2009/A1:2011, BSEN OSHAS 18001:2007, BSEN ISO 9001:2008, BSEN ISO 14001:2004.

Chris Rosindale

Company Director
Gillian & Baines Ltd

Gillian & Baines Ltd Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Site Maintenance Company servicing the whole of the UK. We specialise in the manufacture and installation of Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Tanks, Pipework Systems, Material Handling Equipment, Structural /Access Steelwork (CE marked) and General Fabrication work. We have manufacturing facilities in both Knottingley and Hull.

Paul Dixon

William Dixon Ltd

William Dixon is a manufacturer of Curved Doors, for kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms.

Garry Newby

QHSE Manager
RM Solar Ltd

RM Solar Ltd are manufacturers and suppliers of domestic hot water cylinders and as part of the service supply solar panels as a package with the hot water cylinders.

David Yates

Managing Director
DYCE Engineering Services Ltd

Dyce Engineering Services Limited are a small Engineering Project Design & Management company based in West Yorkshire. Our background is firmly in Process & Mechanical Design, we commonly work in industries such as Pulp and Paper, Gypsum, Agricultural Chemicals and the water industry.

Thomas Carter

UK Sales Manager
Crompton Controls

Crompton Controls has manufactured and supplied electric motor control equipment for over a century obtaining a wealth of industrial experience. Today this dynamic 100% privately owned British company supplies high quality control solutions and is renowned for reliability, customer service and cost efficiency.
With an extensive portfolio of products to meet all motor control needs and a strong commitment to product development we remain at the forefront of technical advances. Our flexible and highly committed workforce provides superior levels of service from enquiry through to prompt product delivery. In addition to our market leading range of standard products, we offer customised products (Special Panels) on competitive lead times thanks to our in house design and manufacturing expertise.


Adrian Walsh

Marketing Assistant
Hydraulic System Products Ltd

Hydraulic System Products Limited is an innovative UK designer and manufacturer of Hydraulic Test Equipment and niche control components for fluid power systems used in both the mobile and industrial sectors.

Tim Preece

Manufacturing Director
Sutcliffe Play Ltd

Sutcliffe Play is an employee owned business, designing and manufacturing commercial children’s play equipment.

Mark Barnes

Managing Director
Precision Devices International Ltd

Precision Devices International Ltd Founded in 1987, Precision Devices is regarded globally as a leading manufacturer and designer of high-end loudspeaker transducers. For over 25 years we have been driven by a passion and philosophy to create next generation drive units capable of achieving superior levels of acoustic performance combined with exceptional levels of strength and reliability. Precision Devices transducers are synonymous with uncompromising quality and enviable performance, instantly recognizable and highly desired. Widely recognised as the worlds’ finest, most prestigious loudspeakers.

Tom Martin

Managing Director
Eric Richmond Limited

Eric Richmond Limited are wholesale Butcher and Championship winning Pie Bakers. Established in 1945 to make wholesome, nourishing foodstuff from the best locally sourced produce. A proud Yorkshire family run business.

Teresa Goodchild

Managing Director
Niels Larsen Ltd

Niels Larsen Ltd are manufacturers of timber and metal gymnasium and storage equipment for the education and leisure markets.

Ben Hawley

Group Production Operations Director
Production Park Ltd

Production Park Ltd is home to a group of specialised engineering and fabrication companies including Litestructures, Advanced Profiling Services, Perry Scenic, LS-Live and Brilliant Stages.
One-stop destination for national and international projects for the live events industry.

James Gardiner

Owner and Managing Director
Gardiner Colours Ltd

Gardiner Colours Ltd are manufacturers of printing inks and coatings for the UK and overseas printing industries.

Murray Angus

Managing Director
The Proton Group Ltd

The Proton Group Ltd manufacturers specialist hygiene products, marketed in a Business to Business basis, both the UK and abroad.

Karen Cartwright

Bags and Covers Direct Ltd

Bags and Covers Direct Ltd design and make all kinds of made 2 measure bags and covers for all kinds of industries. Between the team they have over 20 years’ experience manufacturing waterproof made to measure bespoke bags and covers.

Mark Seaman

Revolutions Brewing Company Ltd

Revolutions Brewing Company Ltd is a music-inspired microbrewery based in Castleford, West Yorkshire – established in 2010. Music-inspired beer remixes expectations of styles and flavours, appealing to contemporary tastes, yet with a nod to tradition. Classic songs, albums and artists are referenced throughout the beer range.

Andrew Winter

Operations Director
Harvard Engineering

Harvard Engineering is a world leader in the design, development and manufacturing of electronic LED drivers and control products for the lighting industry. We supply some of the most innovative and efficient products for commercial, retail, emergency and street lighting applications.

Buzz Mason

Managing Director
CBM-Logix Ltd

CBM-Logix Ltd supplies Automation and Technical services to The Food & Beverage Industry. With over 30 years experience in PLC Automation, the company provides the latest technology to meet customer needs and they welcome new challenges.

Carl Johnson

Managing Director
Chiorino UK Ltd

Chiorino UK Ltd manufacturer conveyor and transmission belting, coated fabrics and polyurethane films. The company also offers a 24/7 on site fitting service.

 Chris Hart

Managing Director
Resincoat Ltd

Resincoat Ltd manufacture and supply High Grade Epoxy Resin and Polyurethane Coatings for floors, walls and roofs and applications on concrete, wood, metal and many other components.

Wendy Harrison

Executive Assistant

Optalysys was formed to bring Big Data supercomputer processing to the world, developing opticalhigh performance computing hardware that will revolutionise the market by operating at levels well in excess of what can be achieved with electronics at a fraction of the cost and energy consumption.

Mindir Paul

Business Officer
Wakefield MDC

Wakefield MDC is supporting the WMF and Myself and Stephen Wood are the designated officers.

Michael Zanetti

Production Manager

Burmatex is one of the leading manufacturers of Carpets and Carpet tiles within the Textile industry. We pride ourselves on quality, health & safety, and service.

Stephen Lown

Business Development Director
Group Rhodes

Group Rhodes is one of Europe’s largest Original Equipment Manufacturers in its field, supplying an extensive range of machinery for Metalforming, Material Handling, Waste Management, Clay Preparation, Concrete Working and Special Purpose applications. The main divisions of the Group consist of Joseph Rhodes, Beauford Engineers, Rhodes Interform, Rhodes Environmental and Craven Fawcett.

Kevin Bell

General Manager
Advanced Diesel Engineering

Advanced Diesel Engineering are one of the UK’s largest distributors of high quality and high spec new generators. We have a huge stock held in our factory ranging from 8kVA to 3500kVA.

Colleena Vozniak-Sears

Human Resources Manager
Dempsey Dyer Ltd

Dempsey Dyer Ltd is a family run business with 38 years of experience within in the fenestration industry. Delivering high end bespoke timber and UPVC to both the trade and commercial sectors.

Tim Mee

Marketing Manager
Planet Platforms

Planet Platforms is one of the key innovators in the UK access equipment market designing, manufacturing and installing bespoke access systems for a number of industrial sectors throughout the UK and overseas. The Planet CAD and technical teams use the very latest Autodesk® Inventor® and Publisher software to create 3D models and manuals.

Andrea Stephenson

Financial Controller

Polyurethane Progress Ltd is continuing to become one of the leading manufacturers of polyurethane and high performance industrial plastic items, including mouldings and castings in the UK. This is through our commitment to moulding high quality products we have established ourselves as an ever expanding manufacturer serving a huge range of industries.

Nick Greenwood

National Lead for Manufacturing


RSM are an international, mid-tier accountancy firm specialising in Audit, Tax & Consulting services. My role as the national lead for manufacturing (based out of Leeds)involves me engaging with existing & target clients to better understand the challenges faced within the manufacturing sector. I also lead on industry related content as well as developing our internal colleagues to have better manufacturing related conversations

Tom Brown

Commercial Chartered Surveyor

Carter Jonas

Carter Jonas assist in the acquisition and disposal of commercial premises whether that be offices or industrial premises across the Yorkshire region. Our in depth knowledge of the market guarantees your business will find the best space for your business to prosper and develop.

Ian Cracknell


Merlin Packaging Ltd

Merlin Packaging is a small family business offering a contract manufacture and packing service to the food and beverage industry.We specialise in Confectionery (Candy)and are looking to offer our quality service across the Yorkshire and Humber region, we operate with the highest accreditation of Grade ‘A’ BRC and Soil Association to handle Organic food Stuffs also a member of Sedex.

Judith Mawtus


Dural (UK) Ltd 

Dural (UK) Ltd is a leading supplier and manufacturer of profiles, mattings and accessories for use with ceramic tiling industry, such as edging strips, movement joints, uncoupling mattings and LED profiles.

Chris Clack 

Branch Manger 

Hub Le Bas 

Hub Le Bas a leading distributor of steel tube. The Company was formed as a result of a merger between two long established Stockholders, HUB Tubes and Le Bas Tube. The company with its numerous world wide manufacturing arms is a world force in the supply and distribution of steel tubing, it has the technical and human resources available to offer total commitment to its Customers.

Bill Harrower

Operations Director

Tereos Sugar UK & Ireland Ltd

Tereos Sugar UK & Ireland are a Sugar Business located in Normanton (this is the business that was formerly trading as Napier Brown Sugar Ltd and was acquired by Tereos in May 2015.
Normanton, West Yorkshire is home to our Headquarters and Packing Facility/Warehouses plus there is a satellite site close to Immingham Docks.

Mark Jackson

Sales Representative

BAPP Industrial Supplies Ltd

BAPP Industrial Supplies Ltd is an extremely successful business. Having grown organically since its inception in 1972 to become the UK’s largest independent stockist and distributor of industrial fasteners and associated products to the Offshore, Construction and Engineering sectors.

Paul Hadfield

Technical Director

Abbey Industrial Solutions Ltd

Abbey Industrial Solutions sell and repair air and electric power tools. Our specialities include Hand Arm Vibration and bespoke solutions for manufacturing, for a wide variety of business sectors. From our base in Normanton we cover the whole of the UK with a staff of 28 including 11 workshop engineers.

June Smith

Membership and External Affairs Manager


Abbey Industrial Solutions sell and repair air and electric power tools. Our specialities include Hand Arm Vibration and bespoke solutions for manufacturing, for a wide variety of business sectors. From our base in Normanton we cover the whole of the UK with a staff of 28 including 11 workshop engineers.

Mark Roberts

General Manager

Acorn Web Offset

Acorn Web is the specialist A5 & A4 Magazine Printers that are passionate about reinvesting lower costs in cheaper prices. Along with excellent customer service we are the magazine printer to trust!

Deborah Smith

Finance Director

Multi-tech Engineering


Multi-Tech Engineering provides mechanical engineering services to the power and manufacturing industries. Our services include Machining, Welding and fabrication, Grinding, Reverse Engineering and the Refurbishment of full assemblies   – pumps, valves, gearboxes, etc.

Steve Parkin

Managing Director

Mach Tech Technology Ltd

With over 30 Years experience on board we can provide high quality engineered products backed by reliable customer service. Our Fully equipped machining and fabrication shops are able to supply for a wide range of operations and services and we are equally “at home” supplying batch production runs or single one-off items.

Lee Johnson

Managing Director

Advanced Electrical Services

Specialising in If you have an electrical or energy issue, no matter how small, we can help. Simply give us a call and we can discus your requirements.