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Eddie O'Connor speaking at The Crown Estate Offshore Wind Event on 26th February 2010

Macquarie Bank International

Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Australian financial institution Macquarie Bank International opened an office in Leeds in October 2009. Head of financial planning John Baxter reflects on how the multi-national chose Yorkshire and discusses its Veracity Asset Transformation division's specialist work with independent financial advisers.

Premier Farnell

Tuesday, 29 June 2010

Electronic component distributor Premier Farnell specialises in supplying design engineers with small volumes at short notice. The £800m turnover Leeds-based business has 4,100 staff around the world. Company secretary Steven Webb discusses the firm's activities and its emphasis on corporate social responsibility.

David Brown Gear Systems

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Peter Bulkley, strategic marketing director at David Brown Gear Systems, discusses future growth plans at the historic Huddersfield business. For many years its gears have graced mining equipment, trains, tanks and warships. Now the company is developing new sectors such as renewable energy, designing systems for massive off-shore windmills.

Mamas and Papas

Thursday, 1 April 2010

Mamas & Papas started out with one shop in Huddersfield nearly 30 years ago. Now the family-owned business sells prams, furniture and clothing throughout the world and has a turnover of £130m. Marketing director Claire Harper discusses the firm's growth.

DavyMarkham's Future

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Kevin Parkin, managing director of Sheffield heavy engineer DavyMarkham, discusses the firm's future following its acquisition by Hindustan Dorr Oliver, a subsidiary of the $1bn turnover Indian group IVRCL Infrastructure and Projects. The 180-year-old firm is involved in designing and fabricating equipment and components on a large scale. It already works with the oil and gas industry and is now targeting new nuclear build.

ATB Morley

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Leeds-based ATB Morley makes heavy duty motors which power mining equipment all around the world. Managing director Ian Lomax discusses the business.

Clearwater Revival

Monday, 21 December 2009

 Pamela Allison, a director at the Bradford-based freestanding bath specialist Clearwater Revival, discusses the firm.

Powerfuel

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Powerfuel chief executive Richard Budge discusses plans for a pioneering carbon capture power station at Hatfield colliery near Doncaster. The 900 megawatt station, which could power one million homes, will use technology that captures 90% of carbon emissions and pumps the gas, in liquid form, to depleted North Sea gas fields.

Tissuemed

Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Nick Woods discusses Tissuemed, a pioneering Leeds company that makes 'clingfilm for surgeons', a surgical sealant used by surgeons during major operations.

Ultralase

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Tony Veverka, chief executive of Leeds-based laser eye treatment firm Ultralase, discusses the business and its plans for the future.

Surgical Innovations

Active Tagging

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

XTAG electronic tagging solutions provide a simple, effective and cost-effective way to help institutions caring for vulnerable people fulfil their duty of care. Managing Director Christopher Bullock explains how.

Ventura - UK provider of customer management outsourcing services

DavyMarkham

Friday, 3 April 2009

Kevin Parkin, Managing Director of DavyMarkham, features in the latest video case study.

Sound Leisure

Friday, 6 March 2009

Chris Black, Managing Director of Sound Leisure, features in the latest video case study.

Sheffield Forgemasters International

Thursday, 5 February 2009

SHEFFIELD Forgemasters International Ltd (SFIL) is a world leader in supplying total engineering packages to solve industry's needs.
 

Increasing global demand for specialised services

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

IT might be located in the heart of rural North Yorkshire, but Slingsby Advanced Composites is a global leader in the design and manufacture of structural composite products for the aerospace, defence, mass transit and energy supply industries.
 

Roger Bright discusses the Smart Wind consortium contract win

Yorkshire Forward - A Low Carbon Economy - Part 1

Experts in this field tell us why Yorkshire is at the forefront of Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS). The Humber is also set to become home to the largest planned Round 3 Offshore Wind Farm Zone, which will be positioned directly off the region's coast, presenting a major opportunity for energy companies, developers, turbine manufacturers and installation specialists. Find out more about these opportunities.

Yorkshire Forward - A Low Carbon Economy - Part 2

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