Leeds City Region is best placed to address the challenges for the future of manufacturing and provides the perfect location for companies looking to grow, innovate and improve efficiency. Compared with the rest of the UK, it has distinct advantages in three key areas: market size, workforce skill and supply chain.
WHEN YOU THINK THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING
THINK LEEDS CITY REGION
Leeds City Region: Fit for the future
Globalisation has driven production facilities towards countries with the lowest labour costs and/or the largest markets. However we are seeing a resurgence of high-value manufacturing in the UK, and Leeds City Region in particular, for good reason.
These changes in manufacturing are driven by a combination of process innovation, new technology and changing customer demand; none more so than in areas of high-value activity, such as advanced/ precision engineering.
With the greatest concentration of high-value manufacturers in the UK, and renowned for its scale, diversity and excellence, Leeds City Region is well placed to shape the rapidly changing manufacturing environment, as well as capture the opportunities it presents.