Companies doing Business in Yorkshire

Invest in Yorkshire Business Directory

Below a list of a sample of the companies carrying on business has been compiled.

If your company is not listed and you do businesses in the region, do send us a message advising us of the oversight and we will add you to the list upon receipt of your request.

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McCain We started our business in Yorkshire and we’re still there today. We have four McCain factories across the UK, including our head office in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. As well as a strong network of farmers, we also own a potato seed business in Montrose, Scotland. McCain is the UK’s largest purchaser of British potatoes, buying approximately 15% of the annual potato crop. We work closely with over 300 UK growers to make sure the best potatoes are harvested.
AAK (UK) Limited AAK (UK) Limited specialises in the development, production and application of edible oils and fats for the food manufacturing and baking industries, as well as for foodservice and retail.
Addleshaw Goddard LLP We are proud to act for our clients. Whatever the scale of your requirements, legal and sector understanding combined with the highest professional standards and consistent high quality are essential ingredients in our service and advice.
Arla Foods UK plc Arla Foods dates back to the 1880s, when dairy farmers in Denmark and Sweden joined forces with one common goal: to produce and provide the best dairy products, creating new opportunities for business growth. Today we have farmer owners is seven countries across Europe.
Arriva Arriva Yorkshire provide bus services across West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire. We run 330 buses on a network of some 175 local bus services. Travel with Arriva to explore Yorkshire. – See more at:
B. Braun Medical Ltd Through exchanging knowledge with its customers, B. Braun helps to improve treatments and working procedures in hospitals and medical practices and to increase the safety of patients, doctors and nursing staff.
BAE Systems Land (UK) We give our customers a strategic edge by designing, building and supporting the most advanced products available. As BAE Systems Land (UK) we are the experts on combat vehicles and munitions used by Armed Forces across the world, extending and developing their capabilities to meet current and future requirements. With a firm commitment to innovation and technology, our customers get the best of tomorrow’s technology, today.
Barclays There is growing concern that the slowdown in emerging market economies, notably China, will damage the outlook for the major developed countries. UK data suggest that difficult export markets are holding back manufacturing output and government spending restraint also presents a headwind to expansion. But evidence about the resilience of service industries in the private sector – which account for over half of national output – is more mixed.
BTL Founded in 1993, BTL has grown to become one of the world’s major manufacturers of medical equipment. BTL’s major segments include physical therapy, cardiology and medical aesthetics.
Cape UK CapeUK has a strong, confident and highly experienced team based in Yorkshire and the North West, with offices in Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester. We work regionally, nationally and internationally. CapeUK began in 1997 as a not for profit organisation and has led national and regional creative partnership programmes. We’ve also played a key role in advising government on creativity and learning.
Coca-Cola Coca Cola Great Britain (CCGB) CCGB has 19 brands and over 100 different products. There are around 134 people employed at the London HQ and they are responsible for marketing and developing new and existing brands.
Collett & Sons Ltd Established in 1928, Collett & Sons is a successful family owned company. Originally a Transport company, Collett has developed into a specialist multimodal logistics operator with a defined focus in its’ four closely run divisions.
ConocoPhillips Company ConocoPhillips has had activities in the United Kingdom since 1964, when acreage was awarded to the company in the first licensing round. In 1968, the Viking gas field was discovered and first gas was produced in 1972. Since then the U.K. portfolio has grown to include additional operated and nonoperated assets.
Corus Corus is Europe’s second largest steel producer with annual revenues of Rs. 82,674 crores (£9.7 billion) and crude steel production of 18.3 million tonnes in 2006. Corus has a presence in nearly 50 countries, including its global network of offices and service centres.
Covance You need a flexible partner in the complex process of bringing your drug to market. We provide integrated services for every stage of development – all the way from research to commercialization. To navigate through our full menu of services, expand any of the service categories below.
Croda We are the name behind the high performance ingredients and technologies in some of the biggest, most successful brands in the world: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere
David Brown We understand that fast response is key to any customer requiring gearbox service support. Our global network of service and repair centres can provide services for any type of industrial gearbox, including competitor brands such as Flender, Hansen, SEW, Eickhoff and Renk.
Davy Markham We design, manufacture, fabricate and machine heavy and complex engineering components and assemblies. Our extensive workshops, situated in Sheffield (UK) are unique in Western Europe, in terms of capacity and capabilities for heavy fabrications and machined components.
Depuy At the DePuy Synthes Companies, we listen to the moving stories of patients experiencing orthopaedic and neurological conditions and to the healthcare professionals who treat them. Then we deliver total solutions to help people live full lives.
Disqus Disqus is a free service that enables great online communities. As the web’s most popular discussion system, Disqus is used by millions of websites that cover pretty much any topic imaginable. Our magic is in connecting people to stuff worth talking about.
DLA Piper DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world.
Doosan Today, Doosan is driving innovation in 38 countries. We speak the universal language of growth and progress working with countries and companies around the world as they plan their future development.
Dormer Pramet With a combined history of more than 150 years, Dormer Pramet is the result of a merger between rotary tooling manufacturer Dormer Tools and indexable specialist Pramet Tools.
Drax Group plc Originally built, owned and operated by the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB), Drax Power Station was constructed and commissioned in two stages. Stage one (units 1, 2 and 3) was completed in 1974, some 12 years later in 1986 stage two (units 4, 5 and 6) was completed. It is the last coal-fired power station to be built in the UK. – See more at:
Dupont For more than 200 years, DuPont has brought world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace through innovative products, materials and services. Our market-driven innovation introduces thousands of new products and patent applications every year, serving markets as diverse as agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.
Fenner Fenner is a world leader in reinforced polymer technology. Our vision is to be respected as the leading global provider of local, engineered solutions for performance-critical applications and our strategy is to increase market share and target new value-added product areas.
First Direct  First Direct is currently Britain’s most recommended bank*. We’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and every time you pick up the phone, so do we, because a real person answers every single call, whatever the time, day or night. We’re also available online and on your mobile and tablet, so it doesn’t matter where you are or what you’re doing: we’re here for you.
Firth Rixson  Since 1888, the people of Alcoa have partnered to create innovative and sustainable solutions that move the world forward.
Greenergy  Greenergy supplies fuel to oil companies and supermarkets, independent petrol station owners and also major users of fuel such as bus and logistics companies.
Grimley Smith Associates  Due to the continued expansion and development of the Cofely Fabricom GDF SUEZ organisation, we are pleased to announce that the GSA Engineering Division, together with the Cofely Fabricom Corporate centre, has relocated to Origin 3 at Europarc, Great Grimsby.
Grontmij  Grontmij is part of Sweco. Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. Our work results in sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 14,500 employees in 15 countries, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is Europe’s leading architecture and engineering consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 15.2 billion (€ 1.7 billion) (pro forma 2014). The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB.
Hallmark  Hallmark Cards PLC is a market leader in the greetings industry, supplying a range of high street chains as well as its own successful retail outlets. Hallmark recognises its impact on the environment and the multi environmental media to which it potentially has a damaging effect. At the same time, it is acknowledged that in order to succeed as a business Hallmark relies on the resources the earth provides and it would be detrimental to the business to act in an unsustainable manner.
Handelsbanken  As a local, relationship bank, we believe in putting our customers’ interests first. All over Great Britain, teams of experienced bankers have the power to take swift, sensible decisions and to provide each customer with the best possible service, day in and day out. In this way, our branches build strong and lasting relationships throughout the communities we serve.
ICICI Bank  We were incorporated in England and Wales on February 11, 2003 as a private company with the name ICICI Bank UK Ltd. We then became a public limited company on October 30, 2006. Our registered office is One Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YN. We are subject to the laws of England and Wales.
IMM Financial  IMM Financial recognized the need for an Alternative Funding Source for the Global Community to be able to go to in order to gain access to their Business Funding Needs. It was plain to see that bank funding left many businesses in ruins and that an Alternative was needed. The IMM Programs were created to give Cashflow Financing as well as Asset Financing to those businesses that need it
Irwin Mitchell  Irwin Mitchell is unlike any other law firm. Nationally acclaimed, with a strong international capability, we offer a broad range of legal services to national and international organisations and institutions, small and medium-sized businesses and private individuals.
John Smiths  Tadcaster Brewery, The Brewery, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9SA
Kineo  City & Guilds Kineo is a global workplace learning company that helps your business improve performance through learning and technology. We are part of the City & Guilds Group which is one of the world’s largest learning and skills businesses. Over 2 million people a year train with City & Guilds which offers more than 5,000 qualifications across 28 industries, working with over 10,000 centres and with training providers in 80 countries around the world.
KPMG  With a worldwide presence, KPMG continues to build on our member firms’ successes thanks to our clear vision, maintained values, and our people.
Lunar Energy  Our mission statement is to produce new technological and environmental solutions to the problem of clean, carbon free electricity provision for the 21st century. Tidal Energy – a renewable source of power which is created by harnessing the energy built up in the oceans currents by the gravitational pull of the moon and the sun – is our solution. A predictable, invisible and economic alternative. An alternative that responds to the urgent carbon emission problems highlighted by the Stern Review 2006
My Knowledge Map  Whether you’re in Education, Public or Private sector, represent a Professional Body, a National or International Skills organisation, and wherever you are in the world, we know how to work with you to ensure you get the right Product delivered or System built for your needs – because we’ve been doing exactly that since we started in 2000, with a mission to be a “trusted provider of the best customer and user experience in learning technology for improvement of skills and knowledge.”
National Grid  We are an international electricity and gas company based in the UK and northeastern US. We play a vital role in connecting millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use.
Neptune Renewable Energy  Neptune is a unique wave energy converter with only one moving part that sits on the sea bed, away from the maelstrom that may be raging above, but yet which harnesses the energy of the waves travelling above it. It is a type of device known as a resonating point absorber and the power of the wave is captured in an oscillating water column. Because the device sits at a depth of around 40 metres, the risks of storm damage are minimal. Because the top of the device is typically about 15 metres below the surface there is no visual impact.
Nestle  Nestlé UK & Ireland is a subsidiary of Nestlé SA, the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company We are a major player within the UK and Irish food industry employing 8,000 employees across 20 sites.
NHS  NHS Choices is the UK’s biggest health website. Learn more about what we do and the services we offer.
Nippon Gohsei  NIPPON GOHSEI Europe offers a high level of technical support and full assistance for EVOH barrier packaging solutions, a fully equipped laboratory and an online EVOH barrier simulator. NIPPON GOHSEI Europe is represented by an international team with expertise in the processing of EVOH-resin and extensive knowledge of its unique properties.
Novartis  Novartis is a global leader in healthcare. In our vision to be the world’s most respected and successful healthcare company, we put patients at the centre of everything we do.
Outokumpu  Outokumpu is a global leader in stainless steel with cold-rolling capacity of 2.6 million tonnes. We create advanced materials that are efficient, long lasting and recyclable – helping to build a world that lasts forever.
Pace plc  Pace is a leading technology solutions provider to the PayTV and broadband service industries. Our solutions empower customers to simply and cost-effectively innovate at the speed they want and in the way they want, enabling them to build their success. Pace’s thirty years of leadership, experience and expertise is recognised by a customer base that spans the globe.
Parexel  Focused on your journey. No matter how big or small your organization, a dedicated clinical development team ensures your molecule gets the full attention it deserves, bringing in our eClinical solutions and consulting experts at just the right times. Find out more about our integrated approach that reduces risk and improves predictability.
Pinsent Mason  Our biased view is that legal services at all times should underpin the clients’ needs and business objectives. We are dedicated to tipping the scales in your favour. Making sure you win – whether that’s in Court or in your marketplace.
Polestar  Polestar is defined by an ambition to be among the top contenders in world motorsport and to bring forward the strength and agility inherent in Volvo cars. Whether it’s winning championships, or developing performance cars, the goal is always the same: To deliver best possible results. No matter what.
Polypipe  Polypipe leads the way with brands synonymous with quality and durability that are always fit for purpose. Polypipe designs, develops and manufactures the UK’s widest range of plastic piping products for the construction sector.
Powerfuel  We are a family run business based near Swindon in Wiltshire. We are a private limited company, incorporated in October 2001. We design and manufacture a range of 4×4 parts and accessories and supply to both the trade and public. We pride ourselves on offering excellent customer service and always welcome comments & feedback on our products.
Provident Financial plc  Customers are at the heart of our business. We aim to provide a high standard of customer care and satisfaction and therefore take all complaints very seriously and will try to put things right.
Pulse Tidal  Based in Sheffield, UK, we have developed a machine which can generate electrical power from the ocean tides; offering our customers clean, renewable, invisible, and totally predictable, electricity.
Reckitt Benckiser  Our purpose is to make a difference by giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes. This means we are expanding our capabilities and investing in innovation to stay ahead of the game.
Redhall Group plc  The Redhall Group consists of Manufacturing, which encompasses Booth Industries, Jordan Manufacturing and R Blackett Charlton and Specialist Services which comprises of Redhall Jex, Redhall Marine and Redhall Networks. This has allowed the Group to expand its offering in current markets, as well as establishing and taking advantage of new opportunities. It also helps drive forward efficiencies through load sharing between sites and increased inter company working. It enables the Group to make the best use of its locations and sites and has led to a reduction in overhead costs.
Rockstar Games  The Rockstar Games label was founded in 1998 to create the most innovative and progressive interactive entertainment. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Rolls Royce  Rolls-Royce designs, develops, manufactures and services integrated power systems for use in the air, on land and at sea. We are one of the world’s leading producers of aero engines for large civil aircraft and corporate jets. We are the second largest provider of defence aero engines and services in the world.
RR Ice Cream  So what’s the secret to our success?We like to think it’s our famous ice cream brands that have helped us grow but its taken more than that to become the largest private label ice cream manufacturer and the third largest group in Europe.
Seven Seas  Seven Seas is a leading supplier of branded vitamins, minerals and supplements in the UK, and is also sold in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Sheffield Forgemasters  Sheffield Forgemasters Steel not only provides molten steel for the company’s casting and forging operations, it sells ingot and forged bar into the world markets. Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering manufactures bespoke state-of-the-art castings and forgings for power generation, defence and civil nuclear industries.
Siemens  We provide innovative solutions to help tackle the UK’s major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year’s revenues were £3.36 billion.
Smith Nephew  Smith & Nephew is a global medical technology business dedicated to helping improve people’s lives. We have leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine, and Trauma Extremities and Fixation.
Sulzer  The Sulzer manufacturing site in Leeds, UK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of custom engineered high-energy pumps for the oil and gas, water, hydrocarbon processing industries and power generation markets.
Swann Morton  Founded in Sheffield during 1932, Swann-Morton have become a world leader in the manufacture of surgical blades, scalpels and handles. It is a name respected globally for quality, precision, consistency and reliability and recognised for combining traditional blade making skills with the latest technology.
Syngenta  A broad range of technologies and capabilities enables our rich innovation pipeline and makes our R&D investment the most productive in the industry.
Team 17  We are a fully independent video game developer and games label responsible for the Worms™ series.
Thornton Ross  Founded in 1922, Thornton & Ross Ltd is one of the largest OTC pharmaceutical manufacturers in the UK and exports to over 80 countries worldwide. We continue to grow our business every year in the UK and International markets by innovation and acquisition. Following the company’s acquisition by the STADA group Thornton & Ross has merged with Genus Pharmaceuticals.
Tissuemed  Tissuemed is a UK-based medical technology company with a reputation for innovation dating back over twenty years.  The company has its origins in the development of tissue-based therapeutic devices including development of the first tissue heart valve to gain regulatory approval in Europe.
Total  Total has been present in the United Kingdom since 1962. The Group is one of the country’s leading oil and gas operators, with equity production of 89,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) in 2014. More than 90% of Total’s production in the UK comes from several operated fields located offshore in two major zones: the Alwyn/Dunbar area in the Northern North Sea and Elgin/Franklin in the Central Graben area, where the West Franklin Phase 2 project was brought on stream earlier this year. – See more at:
Tribal  Tribal UK is part of one of the largest electrical retailers in the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of products from all of the major manufacturers – and at the best possible price as we do not have the costs of running high street shops. Our friendly team have years of experience in this area and with dealing with online customers. They receive regular product training and are well equipped to answer any questions you may have.
Tsys  The people of TSYS® believe we are part of something bigger. Each and every day, we have the opportunity to touch millions of people and businesses — both a tremendous honor and a huge responsibility. For each of life’s purchases, TSYS is behind the scenes making the process frictionless and safe.
TWI  TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations, with expertise in materials joining and engineering processes as applied in industry. TWI specialises in innovation, knowledge transfer and in solving problems across all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management.
Ufi Charitable Trust  Ufi Charitable Trust became a grant-funding body following the sale of learndirect in 2010. With an initial fund of £50m, the Trust is focussed on delivering an increase in the scale of vocational learning. We support the delivery of adult vocational skills through digital technology and our aim is to use our funding to catalyse change across the UK so that significant scale can be achieved in digital vocational learning for adults.
Unilever  Unilever brightFuture helps unite and amplify the efforts of a growing community of people who believe it is possible to build a world where everyone lives well and lives sustainably.
Ursa  At URSA, we work to be the preferred energy savings and acoustic comfort partner in the construction business for glass mineral wool and extruded polystyrene (XPS), driven by commercial excellence, the most efficient supply chain and the passion of our team.
Ventura  Ventura is based at Pampisford which is located immediately south of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. It was formed in 1999 as a new trading division of the Dixon International Group Ltd. which has been manufacturing specialist products for the construction industry since the early 1960s.
Vireol  Vireol will produce 200m litres of sustainable UK bioethanol each year from its production site in Grimsby. This facility will provide “good renewable transport fuels” delivering carbon savings in excess of 60%. Through the process of bio-refining, we will also provide 175,000 tonnes of high protein animal feed for use in the UK animal feed trade. It is envisaged that the Project will utilise UK wheat (much of which is currently used for animal feed and exported outside the UK) and will contribute towards assisting the UK in meeting its renewable energy targets. We are committed to producing Renewable Transport Fuels in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.
Vivergo  Vivergo provides home grown, renewable energy to support the UK economy, agriculture and all of us in our everyday lives – producing a greener more sustainable fuel for cars (bioethanol) and a protein rich animal feed for cows and other animals.
Walmart Asda  Asda can trace its roots back to two Yorkshire brothers, Peter and Fred Asquith, and a group of Yorkshire farmers who formed Hindell’s Dairies in the 1920s. In 1965, Asquith and Dairies joined forces to become Asda. In 1999, Asda was acquired by Walmart, and in recent years, has grown to become Britain’s second largest supermarket.
Wandisco  At the heart of WANdisco’s Fusion platform is the world’s only wide area network active-active replication technology. This patented technology is the only solution that can deliver continuous availability, streaming back-up, uninterrupted migration, hybrid cloud and burst-to-cloud exceeding the most demanding enterprise SLAs.
Web Anywhere  Founded in 2003 as a learning technology company providing solutions to the education sector, Webanywhere has diversified to support lifelong learning across the public, private and third sectors. We now employ over 150 staff, and have operational bases in the UK, US and mainland Europe.
Weir  What we do enables the efficient mining and transportation of crucial raw materials for industry. Our expertise allows production of oil and gas in some of the world’s most challenging operating environments and we provide critical components and services that are required for the safe and effective generation of power across the globe.
Westinghouse Solar  The installation of a solar power system from Westinghouse Solar could revolutionise the way that your business uses electricity, providing an opportunity to earn an additional source of revenue from your disused rooftop whilst reducing  your electricity bills and carbon emissions. Whether you are a Business, Landlord, Tenant, Manufacturer or a Farmer switching to solar is a change for the better.
Yara  When using Yara fertilizers according to the crop programmes and advice given by Yara, farmers can be sure they produce maximum yields with the minimum impact on climate and environment and they are able to prove this.
YFM  YFM Private Equity Limited, trading as YFM Equity Partners, registered in England and Wales, Co No: 2174994. Registered Office: 5th Floor, Valiant Building, 14 South Parade, Leeds LS1 5QS. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FRN: 122120. YFM Private Equity Limited is ultimately owned by YFM Equity Partners LLP.
Youngs  Pubs have been at the very heart of Young’s since we were established in 1831. The Ram Pub Company is a group of individually run pubs, operated by our entrepreneurial business partners making them all the more special. We’ve got some great pubs in some great locations offering Young’s fabulous cask ales, good food and good times.