Looking Back on 2018

2018 has been a good year for us at Airedale; we’ve introduced new machines into our warehouse, gained some new names in our exclusive 25-years’ service club, and  had another great year with apprenticeships. In this article, we’ll reflect on our best moments from 2018, including some aspirations for 2019.  The Roll of Honour Ever… Continue Reading …

Robotics in the Manufacturing Industry

Robots are completely changing the face of manufacturing and there’s good reason for that. With huge savings to be made in the long term and the consistent production of high-quality products, robots are an extremely appealing investment for any manufacturing company. In this article, we take a look at just how useful robots have been… Continue Reading …

Why the Engineering Industry Needs More Women

Engineering has been a male-dominated field for as long as the industry has been around, and despite continued support and demand for female engineers, there is still a significant difference in the number of men and women applying for engineering-based jobs and courses. The reasons behind this discrepancy are plentiful; however, if the industry is… Continue Reading …

The Issue of Sustainability

Sustainability is a big issue in the manufacturing industry. With each passing day, the environmental crises affecting the Earth become harder and harder to solve, which is why it is vital for companies to do everything that they can to reduce their environmental impact. In this article we’ll take a look at steps your business… Continue Reading …

The Importance of Investing in People

Investing in people is a two way-process; employers invest in their employees so that these employees are happy and willing to invest meaningful work for the company, not just push through the day until home time. Meaningful work, as opposed to towing the line, will raise the quality of the company as a whole. As… Continue Reading …

Innovations in Manufacturing in the 21st Century

From the implementation of interchangeable parts and the industrial revolution it spawned, to the assembly line which made mass production and trade possible on a global scale, there have been numerous technological advances over the last two centuries that have propelled progress in manufacturing, making it the cornerstone of our modern economy. But with technological… Continue Reading …

An Exclusive Look at Wire Forms

Wire forms are an underappreciated, innovative part of manufacturing. Many of the engineering feats achieved over time would not have been possible without the humble wire form. From ordinary everyday objects – hooks, safety pins and paper clips – to wire forms on an industrial scale – telecommunications equipment and machinery for the textiles industry… Continue Reading …

The Importance of Accreditation

The Importance of Accreditation Within any business within any industry, there is one very important aspect that you should be considering before you inquire about using their services: Are they accredited?

The Story of Airedale Springs

The story of Airedale Springs has been a long and eventful journey that we are extremely proud of. From humble beginnings as a wire handle manufacturer to a leading spring manufacturer with a global customer base that still to this day relies on its strong family roots. Over the years we have seen our families,… Continue Reading …