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Case Study: Panoramic Doors

Posted 1st April 2018

Panoramic Doors manufactures folding patio doors at its 20,000 sq ft facility in Sheffield. The company employs 45 people and is targeting £5 million turnover in 2018.

Case Study: Green Spark

Posted 1st May 2017

Green Spark delivers environmental management and pollution planning services to help major, multi-site companies manage risks, comply with legislation and avoid fines.

Case Study: Luxair UK Ltd

Posted 1st April 2017

Ripon-based Luxair Cooker Hoods manufactures and supplies a range of designer kitchen extraction hoods to trade and consumer markets across Europe.

Case Study: TouchRight Software

Posted 1st February 2017

TouchRight Software is based in York and its technology enables property professionals and letting agents to produce high quality reports for landlords.

Case Study: Reset Certification Scheme

Posted 1st January 2017

Technology company Reset Certification Scheme enables organisations such as NHS trusts, universities and other public and private organisations to verify the competence of third party contractors working on site, ensuring health and safety is optimised.

Case Study: Specialised Laser Products

Posted 1st January 2017

Specialised Laser Products based in Rotherham provides laser cutting services for a wide range of industries and has more than 500 clients nationwide.

Case Study: Vapour Cloud

Posted 1st December 2016

Technology provider Vapour Cloud specialises in cloud-based communications solutions. The company has expanded to new premises in Elland, West Yorkshire and reported turnover of more than £1million in its third year of trading.

Case Study: 8point8 Vanguard

Posted 1st December 2016

8point8 Vanguard Ltd is predominantly a security business providing a range of services including site monitoring and the installation of intruder, fire, door entry and computer network systems for businesses. They also specialise in van fit outs and have several drones for inspections work.

Case Study: Wintwire

Posted 1st November 2016

Wintwire makes bespoke wire from carbon alloy, stainless steel and copper alloy for the engineering, textile and medical industries.

Case Study: Arctic Hayes

Posted 1st October 2016

Leeds-based Arctic Hayes is the UK’s leading supplier of specialist safety, testing and servicing products to the plumbing and heating industry.

Case Study: Purex International

Posted 1st October 2016

Doncaster-based Purex International makes a range of appliances that remove harmful fumes by purifying and recirculating air back into a factory. Users include companies in the electronics and laser and printing industries.

Case Study: IC Innovations

Posted 1st October 2016

IC Innovations supplies garden, kitchen and gift products to high street multiples, major supermarkets and independent retailers. 

Case Study: Air Global

Posted 1st October 2016

Lewis Bowen founded Air Global five years ago in response to the millions of deaths which occur annually from indoor air pollution caused by harmful fuels such as paraffin, wood and kerosene.

Case Study: AME Group

Posted 1st July 2016

Sheffield-based AME Group, established by engineer Ian Jones in 1997, designs products and creates high-specification prototypes using 3D printing technology for customers including Dyson, GlaxoSmithKline, Hornby, Morphy Richards and Unilever. 

Case Study: Elcocks

Posted 1st July 2016

Elcocks is a long established York business which sells, hires and repairs power tools to the trade. Its 700-strong customer base includes Shepherd Group, Portakabin, City of York Council and Network Rail.

Case Study: Jenx

Posted 1st July 2016

Sheffield-based Jenx is a family business that makes furniture for disabled children and adults. It was founded in 1982 by product designer Clive Jenkins and his wife Catherine, a paediatric physiotherapist. 

Case Study: Warrens Display

Posted 1st July 2016

Warrens Display is an exhibition business that has operated in Leeds for 125 years. It started life as a photographic print business but now specialises in the design, print and build of eye-catching exhibition and display stands. 

Case Study: Group Management Electrical Surveys

Posted 1st July 2016

Group Management Electrical Surveys (GMES) specialises in electrical inspection and testing for the construction industry. The company is based in Elland, Halifax and employs 16 people.

Case Study: GSA Environmental

Posted 1st July 2016

Brigg-based GSA Environmental is a family business that enhances environmental standards for oil refineries and power producers.

Case Study: Enjays Pancakes

Posted 1st July 2016

Enjays Pancakes is the UK’s leading manufacturer of waffles and pancakes, supplying to the food service sector.

Case Study: CBIS Education

Posted 1st April 2016

Leeds-based CBIS Education is a robotics business that inspires young people to learn about engineering and computing.

Case Study: Ludo Studio 

Posted 1st March 2016

Hull-based Ludo Studio is an internet marketing and graphic design company, established in 2007, which employs 15 people. The company operates the Retail Centred and Optimised Law brands.

Case Study: Trax FM

Posted 1st March 2016

The Lincs FM Group is one of the country’s leading commercial radio station operators, comprising of eight stations across Yorkshire and the Midlands. They include Trax FM and sister stations Rother, Dearne and Ridings FM.

Case Study: Black Diamond Security Ltd 

Posted 1st March 2016

Black Diamond Security provides burglar alarm systems, CCTV cameras, security services, wireless alarm systems and other technology-led security solutions to a number of key market sectors, focusing on asset protection. 

Case Study: IC Innovations

Posted 1st February 2016

IC Innovations designs and manufactures innovative home and garden products, including Christmas decorations, for major retailers

Case Study: Alterego Lingerie

Posted 1st February 2016

Hull-based Alterego Lingerie buys and distributes lingerie products to boutiques and e-commerce shops across the UK and worldwide. It aims to become a multi-million pound turnover business in the next three years.

Case Study: Bon Coeur Fine Wines 

Posted 1st February 2016

Bon Coeur Fine Wines is an independent wine merchant founded in London in 1994 by Yorkshireman James Goodhart. He relocated the business back to his homeland in 2008.

Case Study: Barnsdales Limited

Posted 1st February 2016

Barnsdales Limited is a firm of chartered surveyors, property consultancy and estate agency which was established in 1905. It offers a broad range of specialist property advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the UK.

Case Study: Macbey Metal Limited

Posted 1st February 2016

Macbey Metal Limited, based in Huddersfield, is an independent manufacturer of pressed metal packaging for a wide range of everyday products including cosmetic and pharmaceutical goods, shoe polish, and whisky tube bases and closures. The company’s pressed tin plate closures are used by some of the country’s best known whisky brands to seal their bottle tubing while its aluminium screw caps are used to close personal care products.

Case Study: JBC Industrial Services

Posted 1st February 2016

JBC Industrial Services is family business, which services and repairs industrial boilers and combustion equipment. It was formed in 1978 by John Bashall and has offices in Hull and Leeds. 

Case Study: Yorkshire Laser & Fabrication Ltd  

Posted 1st February 2016

Yorkshire Laser & Fabrication is a family business which, over the last 25 years, has become one of the UK’s leading sheet metal fabrication and laser specialists. 

Case Study: Vacform 

Posted 1st February 2016

Based in Leeds, the Vacform Group designs and manufactures vacuum formed products for a diverse range of industries – from engineering and electronics to banking and education. 

Case Study: Denton & Nickels  

Posted 1st February 2016

Denton & Nickels Ltd is a complete construction company providing a range of services to a diverse range of industries. Its capabilities span the whole spectrum from water treatment to the construction of public service buildings.

Case Study: Stashmetrics

Posted 1st January 2016

Stashmetrics helps brands to harness the power of social media. It has developed software that provides insights for marketing professionals, increasing the impact of their budgets and saving them time.

Case Study: Renu-TPS

Posted 1st January 2016

York-based Renu-TPS has created the Cre-8 Temporary Paint System, which works like permanent paint but can be easily removed with a non-solvent gel without leaching or damaging the underlying surface.

Case Study: Northend Creative Print Solutions

Posted 1st December 2015

Northend is a leading online printing and digital marketing business based in Sheffield. The business was established more than 125 years ago and employs almost 50 people at is premises in Clyde Road.

Case Study: Boston Healthcare

Posted 1st August 2015

Boston Healthcare supplies over the counter (OTC) sun care, vitamin and acne products to some of the biggest pharmacy names on the high street including Boots, Superdrug and Lloyds as well as leading pharmacy multiples and independent pharmacies

Case Study: Industrial Battery and Charger Services

Posted 1st May 2015

Industrial Battery and Charger Services Limited (IBCS) is the UK’s largest independent service provider for forklift batteries. It supplies batteries, chargers and service to the entire distribution chain, from original equipment manufacturers through forklift truck dealers to the end users.

Case Study: Cultivating Solutions

Posted 1st May 2015

Driffield-based Cultivating Solutions develops and manufactures innovative cultivation equipment designed to increase crop yield and therefore profitability.

Case Study: SNG Commercial

Posted 1st May 2015

SNG Commercial was established in 2010 by Simon Gunter, who identified a gap in the mid-tier laundry detergent market for a product which offered the credibility of the big-name brands, but at a lower, more affordable cost. 

Case Study: Fast-Form Systems

Posted 1st April 2015

Fast-Form Systems was formed in 2013 by Tony White, a construction industry veteran who initially designed a steel bracket system for concrete pouring almost 20 years ago. It evolved into Fast-Form™, a series of reusable, adjustable stainless steel brackets that replace timber frames and hold plywood and polymer board securely in place.

Case Study: ProFound Mining

Posted 1st April 2015

ProFound Mining, based in Hinderwell, North Yorkshire, has been providing bespoke software solutions to the mining sector worldwide for 25 years.

Case Study: Envirodoor

Posted 1st March 2015

Hull-based Envirodoor is one of Europe’s leading specialist door companies with key markets in food, automotive, pharmaceutical, marine and energy. The business has built up more than 40 years of continuous trading experience in the specialist door market.

Case Study: Bridgeton Steel Structures

Posted 1st January 2015

Bridgeton Steel Structures (BSS), based at Elvington near York, uses its own computer-aided design (CAD) software to design lightweight, steel-framed building systems, ranging from standard industrial units to architecturally-driven solutions.

Case Study: Air Accessories

Posted 1st January 2015

Air Accessories is an established Sheffield pneumatics firm that almost doubled its turnover in five years under the leadership of Nick McKee, from £600,000 to almost £1m – despite the global recession.

Case Study: Pinnacle Marquees

Posted 1st January 2015

Pinnacle Marquees was established in 2009 and supplies its marquees and other structures for corporate, education and large private events across the UK.

Case Study: Wold Top Brewery

Posted 1st January 2015

The Mellor family has farmed 600 acres on the Yorkshire Wolds for generations but diversified into beer when traditional revenue streams declined. Its award-winning beers, produced from a converted barn, include Wold Top Bitter and the award-winning Wold Gold.

Case Study: Route One Highways

Posted 1st November 2014

Route One Highways specialises in major bridge and highway maintenance with the majority of its work in the bridges and structures sector. Types of repair and replacement include bridge deck preparation, structural waterproofing and bridge expansion joints.

Case Study: Wildacre Cosmetics

Posted 1st October 2014

A venture which began as a boutique business is set to scale new heights, having secured a £300,000 Equity Linked investment from Finance Yorkshire. 

Case Study: Frillo

Posted 1st October 2014

Frillo.co.uk is a one stop shop for business supplies, founded in Hull by experienced technology entrepreneur Gerard Toplass.

Case Study: Concepta

Posted 1st August 2014

Concepta is a start-up company in the process of developing a new all-in-one device for pregnancy and fertility testing. It received early-stage investment from Finance Yorkshire, an angel syndicate organised by Diagnostic Capital, and the Angel CoFund, totalling £2.3million.

Case Study: Qwiddle 

Posted 1st August 2014

An innovative online money management tool for children to learn with their parents about budgeting, saving and spending money in a digital age.

Case Study: HJC Design Ltd

Posted 1st June 2014

HJC Design Ltd was established by Managing Director Matthew Conley a decade ago to create innovative designs, combined with manufacturing proficiency to deliver solutions that are user driven and value engineered. The design team now works across the consumer, industrial, automotive, food and beverage, medical and sports sectors, creating exciting products to launch new brands.

Case Study: Business Works UK

Posted 1st May 2014

Business Works UK provides a range of services to SMEs, from book-keeping and accountancy to strategic business advice and support. Launched in December 2008, the company employs seven staff at its base in Garforth, Leeds. Clients include small owner-managed businesses to companies employing 100 staff with turnovers approaching £3 million.

Case Study: Noel Village 

Posted 1st May 2014

Doncaster-based Noel Village is one of the UK’s leading independent foundries, its products used by valve and pump manufacturers around the world. A £750,000 Equity Linked investment from Finance Yorkshire will enable it to reach the next level of growth and development. 

Case Study: Centre Stage Uniforms

Posted 1st May 2014

Centre Stage Uniforms is a burgeoning young business established by brass band enthusiast Martin Gernon in 2009. An innate understanding of the financial constraints brass bands are under has seen Martin establish a business model which focuses on excellent quality and low cost sourcing from the Far East. 

Case Study: Ilkley Brewery

Posted 1st May 2014

Multi award-winning Ilkley Brewery supplies its real ales in cask to pubs across Yorkshire. It also supplies its bottled beers to several of the supermarket multiples in the region including Booths, Morrisons and Asda and more recently, has gained new customers in America and Europe.

Case Study: Konnectiv Technology Ltd 

Posted 1st May 2014

In just four years, Konnectiv Technology Ltd has positioned itself at the leading edge of the growing integrated home technology market. An Equity Linked investment from Finance Yorkshire has now put it in a unique position for growth. 

Case Study: Abbeydale Brewery

Posted 1st January 2014

Award-winning Abbeydale Brewery was formed in 1996 when Patrick Morton & his father Hugh decided to pursue their love of fine beer by creating their very own brewery. The Brewery, owned by Patrick & his wife Sue employs 17 staff in the production of up to 10 regular and special beers every week. 

Case Study: William Beckett  Plastics

Posted 1st January 2014

William Beckett Plastics is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of specialised plastic packaging for the cutting tool industry. The company was established 40 years ago and has markets in 40 countries. William Beckett Plastics has twice achieved the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade, in 2009 and 2012.

Case Study: Green Peas Solutions

Posted 1st January 2014

Wakefield-based Green Peas Solutions designs and distributes sustainable, environmentally-friendly packaging materials around the world, saving companies money and reducing their carbon footprints. The company counts among its clients some of the best known major manufacturers, including Samsung, Sony and HP.

Case Study: Control House

Posted 1st January 2014

It began life in the home of founder and Director Paul Summerskill, and 10 years on Control House counts Airbus and London’s Olympic Park among its customer base. When it became clear that investment was needed for growth and working capital, the company approached Finance Yorkshire to help take it into its second decade. 

Case Study: XCL Management

Posted 1st January 2014

XCL Management is a new global recruitment agency that started trading on 1 August, 2013. It was established by experienced Yorkshire entrepreneur David Gallagher, who has worked in the recruitment industry for over 30 years, and his son Ewan. XCL specialises in management and director level recruitment for civil engineering, waste management and renewable energies, pneumatics and hydraulics, and financial services.

Case Study: Reset 

Posted 1st January 2014

Reset is a Sheffield-based company that launched an innovative new management system that is helping organisations monitor the competence of contractors and staff before they commence work on site.

Case Study: Cooltec Services (York) Ltd

Posted 1st January 2014

Cooltec Services (York) Limited specialises in the supply and installation of air conditioning and refrigeration technology. With over twenty years’ experience, the company is an accredited Mitsubishi supplier and installer. 

Case Study: Chameleon Technology Ltd

Posted 1st November 2013

Founded by Directors Gary Martin and Mike Woodhall in 2010, the company is based at its head office in Follifoot, near Harrogate, where its range of in-house displays are designed exclusively by the in-house team, with global operations in Hong Kong and Sydney. 

Case Study: C and C Hydraulics 

Posted 1st September 2013

C and C Hydraulics was established in 1994 by husband and wife team, Ian and Lorraine Couch, in Keighley, West Yorkshire. The family-run business, which started life in a bedroom, has grown into a leading supplier of hydraulic cylinders and systems both in the UK and export markets around the world.

Case Study: Duncan Renewables

Posted 1st September 2013

York-based Duncan Renewables began life as a traditional plumbing business, run by Stuart Duncan. He was joined three years ago by brother Mark who left his corporate career after spotting the potential for the firm to expand into the installation of renewable energy systems. 

Case Study: Rosehill Polymers Ltd

Posted 1st September 2013

West Yorkshire-based Rosehill Polymers Ltd supply world class polymer technologies and moulded rubber products to a wide range of global markets.

Case Study: Damson

Posted 1st August 2013

Founded by CEO James Talbot, York-based Damson Ltd specialises in the design and manufacture of high quality portable speakers. 

Case Study: Stansfield International Ltd

Posted 1st August 2013

Formed in 2007, Stansfield International Ltd, which trades under the name GrassGreener Group™, is a leading West Yorkshire executive recruitment agency.

Case Study: Magnomatics

Posted 1st July 2013

Established in 2006 as a spin-out company from the University of Sheffield, Magnomatics Limited has a range of patented products, including high efficiency, ultra compact motors and generators, as well as magnetic transmission systems. 

Case Study: Integral IT

Posted 1st July 2013

Integral IT Services Limited has grown steadily at a rate of 20 per cent per year since its formation in 2006 by Managing Director Jonathan Edwards. 

Case Study: Pinheiros

Posted 1st July 2013

Pinheiros buys and sells high residual, pre-owned printing and post press machinery by industry leading brands such as Mitsubishi, Heidelberg and Kolbus.

Case Study: ECUS

Posted 1st June 2013

Sheffield-based environmental consultancy ECUS is looking to expand staff numbers and its national capabilities, following an investment from Finance Yorkshire. 

Case Study: Keats Engineering Ltd

Posted 1st June 2013

Established a decade ago, Keats Engineering Ltd designs, manufactures, installs, services and operates materials handling machinery. 

Case Study: Tangentix

Posted 1st June 2013

Tangentix Ltd, based at the Electric Works in Sheffield, is a leading provider of advanced compression & distribution technology for 3D video-games. 

Case Study: AME Group Ltd

Posted 1st May 2013

Sheffield-based AME Group Ltd design new products and create high-specification prototypes for large companies or individual inventors.

Case Study: Fullsun Photovoltaics Limited

Posted 1st April 2013

West Yorkshire business Fullsun Photovoltaics Limited was started in April 2012 and develops high concentrating photovoltaic (HCPV) modules for the utility and commercial markets

Case Study: Envirodoor Ltd 

Posted 1st April 2013

Envirodoor Limited, based in East Yorkshire, is an international manufacturer and supplier of specialist industrial and hygienic doors. 

Case Study: Vizzihome

Posted 1st April 2013

Kevin Hollinrake and Jeremy Ward, both 49, established property intelligence company, Vizzihome, in 2009 when the pair identified a gap in the property sector for strong market intelligence. 

Case Study: Fluent Communication

Posted 1st March 2013

Sheffield-based IT lead generation company, Fluent Communication, combines telemarketing, social media and digital marketing to generate new business opportunities for its clients in the IT/Technology sector.

Case Study: Healthcare House

Posted 1st February 2013

Skipton-based Healthcare House provides information and advice on a wide range of healthcare issues as well as supplying medical consumables and equipment across the UK. 

Case Study: Euphoria Cocktails

Posted 1st January 2013

Drinks company Euphoria Cocktails specialises in ready-made bottled cocktails. The company is the brainchild of Victoria Novis who established the firm in 2010 when she saw a gap in the market.

Case Study: Property Place 

Posted 1st January 2013

Young Leeds entrepreneur Sohail Rashid launched the first property search application on Facebook in the UK in January this year and it is now the largest property network on the social network. The 27-year-old can also lay claim to the fastest growing property website of 2012. 

Case Study: Wilson Benesch

Posted 1st January 2013

Wilson Benesch, based in Sheffield, manufactures high end audio loudspeakers and turntables for domestic and professional use. The company employs 17 highly trained employees and is regarded as a world-class innovator in its field. The majority of its products are exported to more than 30 countries.

Case Study: Turbine Efficiency Group

Posted 1st October 2012

Turbine Efficiency Group specialises in the supply and maintenance of gas turbines around the world. Since being established in 2000, the company has enjoyed continued growth and is on target to reach a turnover of more than £4.5million this year. 

Case Study: Silchrome

Posted 1st October 2012

Leeds-based Silchrome Plating Limited was established in 1949 and offers a wide range of metal finishes and treatment processes to a variety of industries including engineering, aerospace, defence, oil and gas and electronics. 

Case Study: Broder Metals Group Ltd

Posted 1st October 2012

Sheffield-based metals stockiest and distributor firm, Broder Metals Group Ltd, was established in 2006.

Case Study: Carlton Manufacturing 

Posted 1st August 2012

Carlton Manufacturing is a developer and manufacturer of sustainable construction materials. The Wakefield-based company produces a range of sustainable cements, mortars and concretes for construction and DIY sectors that contain a high proportion of locally sourced waste materials rather than freshly quarried new material.  

Case Study: Ultimate Office Solutions 

Posted 1st July 2012

Ultimate Office Solutions, based in Silsden near Keighley, provides complete office refurbishment, design and furniture for business across the country including Smith and Nephew, Skipton Building Society and Leeds City College.  

Case Study: Charlton Brook 

Posted 1st July 2012

Landscaping and garden supplies company Charlton Brook was established in Sheffield in 1978 by a father and uncle team.

Case Study: Peratech

Posted 1st July 2012

Innovative technology business Peratech, which has its headquarters in Brompton on Swale near Richmond, is the world leader in Quantum Tunnelling Composite technology, which was invented by David Lussey, Chief Technical Officer.  

Case Study: Ember Ads

Posted 1st July 2012

Ember Ads is a unique online advertising business based in Leeds at the Round Foundry Media Centre.

Case Study: Green Screen Productions Ltd

Posted 1st June 2012

Green Screen Productions Ltd (GSPL), based in Bubwith, near Selby is a production and production services company that has a large green screen facility.

Case Study: XeraCarb

Posted 1st June 2012

XeraCarb Ltd, a spin-off from Sheffield Hallam University, has devised a new ceramic composite material that is lightweight but very hard and strong. 

Case Study: Bankwood Meats

Posted 1st May 2012

Bankwood Meats is a meat manufacturer and purchases, cooks, slices and packs turkey crowns. The company was established by Managing Director’s John Hearsey and Andrew Bennett and has been trading on Thorne Enterprise Park since November 2004.

Case Study: SHEilds Limited 

Posted 1st April 2012

SHEilds Ltd is a health and safety training company. The company, established by chairman Mike Shields in 2002, is based in Hessle, Hull, and has offices in Dubai and India. 

Case Study: ALA IB

Posted 1st March 2012

ALA IB is a North Yorkshire GAP insurance provider working with personal and corporate clients. The company’s success selling and brokering insurance products has seen it become the largest online supplier of GAP insurance to corporate and retail sectors in the UK. ALA IB has also started selling truck, tractor and plant GAP insurance. 

Case Study: Abbeydale Brewery

Posted 1st March 2012

Abbeydale Brewery is a Sheffield-based brewery supplying its range of beers to real-ale drinkers in more than 400 pubs across Sheffield and beyond. Established in 1996 as by Patrick Morton and father Hugh, Abbeydale Brewery now produces more than 120 barrels per week.

Case Study: Save9

Posted 1st March 2012

Leading internet technology service provider Save9 is the first business in Scarborough to receive an investment from Finance Yorkshire. Save9 provides expert technical services and solutions including web development, telecoms and ‘cloud computing’ - a network of remote servers hosted on the internet to store, manage, and process business applications and data. Clients include Dale Power Solutions and all five West Yorkshire Councils.

Case Study: Manufacturing Sector 

Posted 1st March 2012

Finance Yorkshire provides valuable financial support to the manufacturing and engineering sector across Yorkshire and the Humber. The venture capital and loan fund has the financial packages available for a variety of requirements to help businesses achieve their growth ambitions. It can also join forces with other investors to provide gap-funding for specific projects. 

Case Study: Health Sector

Posted 1st March 2012

Finance Yorkshire provides valuable financial support to the health sector across Yorkshire and the Humber. The venture capital and loan fund has the financial packages available for a variety of requirements to help businesses achieve their growth ambitions. It can also join forces with other investors to provide gap-funding for specific projects. 

Case Study: Digital Sector

Posted 1st March 2012

Finance Yorkshire provides valuable financial support to the digital and new media sector. The venture capital and loan fund has the financial packages available for a variety of requirements to help businesses achieve their growth ambitions. It can also join forces with other investors to provide gap-funding for specific projects. 

Case Study: BCT Outdoors

Posted 1st March 2012

A Bradford-based tent and marquee specialist is venturing into the field of luxury ‘glamping’ with new product lines thanks to a £70,000 investment from Finance Yorkshire. 

Case Study: BetterYou

Posted 1st March 2012

Sheffield-based BetterYou was set up five years ago to capitalise on a gap in the market for innovative health supplements, including transdermal magnesium products and sublingual vitamin sprays, for modern customers with busy lifestyles.

Case Study: Arvensis

Posted 1st January 2012

Plastic packaging manufacturer Arvensis and sister company food plastic manufacturer PFF, recycles plastic bottles into plastic sheets and packaging for the food, healthcare and cosmetics industry.

Case Study: John Moore Security Ltd

Posted 1st December 2011

Hull-based John Moore Security Limited is on a sure footing for future growth ahead of its 25th anniversary next year after a £150,000 funding boost from Finance Yorkshire. 

Case Study: Bar Products and Services

Posted 1st December 2011

Bar Products and Services, based in Low Moor, Bradford, is an engineering company that specialises in supplying the global wire industry.

Case Study: Senior Architectural Systems Ltd

Posted 1st December 2011

Based in Denaby Main, Doncaster, Senior Architectural Systems Ltd supplies a range of fenestration systems for fabricators, architects and contractors working on commercial building projects. 

Case Study: Veracitix 

Posted 1st December 2011

Veracitix, based at The Media Centre in Huddersfield, is the brainchild of serial entrepreneurs Ian Pringle and David Grandinetti.  

Case Study: Better deals for business, says Barclays boss 

Posted 1st October 2011

Partnerships are the foundation for growth and Finance Yorkshire’s partnership with Barclays Corporate has resulted in two recent Sheffield based investments.

Case Study: GSE Research

Posted 1st October 2011

Leeds-based GSE Research is a specialist online scholarly publisher in governance, social responsibility, sustainability and environment for policymakers and practitioners. John Peters, the former CEO of Emerald Group Publishing, is re-entering the market with GSE Research Ltd, which is being partially funded by Finance Yorkshire. 

Case Study: KRL Group Ltd

Posted 1st September 2011

KRL Group Limited is a photocopier specialist that has been trading for more than 25 years. Based in Willerby, East Yorkshire, KRL sells and services photocopiers, and is the main dealer for Konica Minolta machines as well as recently becoming a dealer for Ricoh. The company, which also recently underwent a management buyout (MBO), sells and services photocopiers to customers across Yorkshire, the Humber and parts of Lincolnshire.

Case Study: Badgequo

Posted 1st August 2011

Badgequo has been trading for more than 25 years, during which time the company has developed a wide range of cosmetic and toiletry products which combine affordability and quality. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of branded gift sets and private label products for major high street retailers.

Case Study: Lee Bloodworth of HSBC  

Posted 1st July 2011

Regional businesses can often struggle to find the right funding packages to meet their growth needs. Lee Bloodworth, HSBC International Commercial Manager, believes teamwork can often be the name of the game when it comes to providing the best funding solutions for businesses.

Case Study: Mike Hackett - Director at RBS

Posted 1st June 2011

Businesses often require support to aid growth. Mike Hackett, director at RBS, believes companies of all sizes can benefit from the advice and backing from a variety of organisations all tasked with building the region’s economy. He said: “The most important advice I give to any business I speak to, is to seek all the advice and help they can get and examine all the options open to them. The good news is that there is plenty out there.

Case Study: Microdat

Posted 1st June 2011

Microdat is a Leeds-based brewery equipment manufacturer. An established business operating in a growing market, Microdat has seen extensive new product development over the preceding 12 months and, with a strong order book, the business is well-placed to take advantage of a number of significant opportunities.

Case Study: Laser Cutting Company Ltd

Posted 1st June 2011

Laser Cutting Company Ltd is the only tubular laser cutting company in the region, delivering tubular, sheet and flat metal parts on a daily basis to customers throughout the UK. Established in 1981, it was one of the first companies in the country to cut materials with a laser - as opposed to saw or flame cut.

Case Study: High Access Solutions

Posted 1st June 2011

High Access Solutions specialises in providing both permanent and temporary roof safety systems allowing working at height to be carried out safely. All their technicians are qualified to the specialist industry standard and have the necessary trade skills to carry out the required work. The company provides a crucial service to the construction industry. 

Case Study: Screen 4 LLP

Posted 1st April 2011

Screen 4 LLP, based in Barnsley, is a drug testing company which tests airline staff around the world and former drug abusers on home soil.

Case Study: S3 Group Limited

Posted 1st February 2011

S3 ID Group Limited (“S3 ID”), based in Rotherham, is the UK’s market-leading provider of innovative location awareness solutions. S3 ID offers a range of unique and patented solutions which improve personnel safety and security in the oil, gas, petrochemical and energy sectors. 

Case Study: Labfacility

Posted 1st December 2010

Labfacility, based in Dinnington, is the largest producer of temperature sensors for the aerospace and automotive industries.

Case Study: Electrastar

Posted 1st December 2010

Electrastar Ltd is a fibre optic specialist and data cabling installer based in Hull, East Yorkshire.

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