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#LOCALRADIODAY With Minster FM

On Friday 25th May, we set out on the road with Minster FM to raise funds for St. Leonards Hospice. This was part of a campaign entitled “Quid Ditch” where local radio station Minster FM show the power of radio in communities. Minster FM opt to support local charities by asking everyone and anyone who […]

The Young Inventor Project

May started with the launch of the Young Inventors project by the Made In Yorkshire group and sponsored by recruitment specialist Michael Page. As I am a big believer that we need to do what we can to encourage those at a young age to follow a path into engineering and manufacturing careers, I was honoured to […]

Yorkshire Profiles Launches Cryptocurrency YorKoin…

Always wanting to be ahead with technology and innovation, we are launching our own Cryptocurrency! We’ve been watching the development of the block-chain and monitoring its uses for some time. We feel that now the time is right to push our own Yorkshire based currency, especially with the conversations surrounding independence of the region. We’ve […]

Living Wage Accreditation

YORKSHIRE PROFILES LTD CELEBRATES LIVING WAGE COMMITMENT The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that Yorkshire Profiles Ltd, has today accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Their Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Yorkshire Profiles Ltd, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff; receive a minimum hourly wage […]

Member of “Made In Yorkshire”

We are proud to announce that we have not only joined “Made In Yorkshire” but that one of our Directors has become a Council Member! Made In Yorkshire is a privately run peer group of MD’s and CEO’s from manufacturing and engineering companies across Yorkshire. Although the group is still in its infancy, it is […]

Shapeways Impressive 3D Printing Setup

We are always keeping an eye on all elements of manufacturing. The exciting advancements in 3D printing are becoming increasing commercially viable and one company that demonstrates that best is Shapeways. Their website has a wealth of information on the processes of “additive manufacturing” in its various forms. While this post is not an endorsement of their services […]

Our Brave Shaver!

Macmillan Cancer Support is an important charity, with every penny raised through donations and fundraising helping to give people with cancer and their families the specialised support they need, when they need it. The most recent drive from Macmillian sees individuals shaving their heads and standing alongside the men and women with cancer. ‘Our Michelle’, […]

Cats VS Lasers

Lasers are at the epicentre of Yorkshire Profiles’ business. However, outside of this, the internet is littered with videos demonstrating the “use” of lasers in day-to-day life. With this in mind, in a world where cats and lasers quite happily co-existed, one person simply had to ask the one question that changed everything: what would […]

Karen Completes 10K Race For Life

Yorkshire Profiles Production Manager, Karen Halliwell, successfully completed the 10k Race for Life at Yorks Knavesmire racecourse on June 22nd 2014. Not only did Karen participate in the races but she also sounded the starting horn after giving an encouraging speech to the crowd of over 3,000 runners who took part. Karen prepares to start […]

Top 50 Engineering Universities

The engineering industry is progressively becoming one of the most desirable industries to qualify for with over 200 sectors that come under the engineering field, all with specific qualification requirements that can be gained at University. Universities offer numerous courses that enable learners to work for their chosen region of engineering, all of which vary […]

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