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Latest News

First Aid Training for Bri-Stor Group Employees

09 February 2018

First aid at alpha manufacturing

This week a selection of employees from across the Bri-Stor Group have undertaken a FAA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.

Andy to Run 250km in One Month for Mind.

12 January 2018

Andy Oldham

Bri-Stor Group’s Andy Oldham is aiming to run a staggering 250 Kilometres throughout January in aid of mental health charity MIND. As part of the charities’ R.E.D January event Andy has partnered up with his friend Tom to run an incredible 500KM between them by the end of January. 

2017 - Year in Review

12 December 2017

Alpha Manufacturing 2017

What a year 2017 has been here at Alpha Manufacturing. Though there's been too many highlights to mention, we've picked out some of our proudest moments from the last 12 months. Thank you to everyone who helped us at various points throughout the year.

Alpha Technology Day 2017

10 October 2017

Alpha Technology Day 2017

Design teams from 30 of Alpha Manufacturing's customers attended the annual Technology at Alpha's Manufacturing facilities for a day of technical insight and manufacturing best practice.

A Day of Adrenaline for Bri-Stor Group and Customers

13 September 2017

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The Bri-Stor Group this week visited the world-renowned Palmer Sports Bedford Auto drome site for a day of high speed thrills.

Bri-Stor Turn Suppliers to our Suppliers

08 September 2017


This week our sister company Bri-Stor Systems converted two brand new Vauxhall Vivaro vans for Trumpf UK, suppliers of most of our sheet metal machinery.

Alpha Apprentice Completes 100km Ultra-Marathon

29 August 2017

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Alpha Apprentice Will Murphy completed the gruelling 52-mile South Coast Challenge, running from Eastbourne to Arundel in an incredible 14 hours 15 minutes.

Gemma Climbs Kilimanjaro for Childreach

30 August 2017

Gemma Completes Kilimanjaro

This week a very tired but very satisfied Gemma Smith returned to Alpha Manufacturing from a 14,000-mile round trip after successfully climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

Alpha Successfully Complete Transition to ISO14001:2015

15 August 2017

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During August Alpha Manufacturing completed the transition to ISO14001:2015 from the previous version ISO 14001: 2004 along with sister companies Bri-Stor Systems and Atlas Coating.

Gemma Sets off to Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity

09 August 2017

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Alpha's higher apprentice design engineer Gemma Smith will set off to Tanzania tomorrow to begin a week-long climb of Africa's highest peak in aid of global child rights charity Childreach International.

Alpha Announced as Manufacturer of the Year 2017

07 July 2017



Alpha Manufacturing are delighted to have been named Manufacturer of the Year 2017 at last night's Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards. The annual awards showcases the achievements and outstanding performance of Staffordshire’s best businesses.


Trumpf TruBend 7000 Project – More than just another installation.

28 June 2017

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This week will see the completion of Alpha Manufacturing's' latest machinery installation as final programming and testing of the new TruBend 7000 Bend Cell takes place.

Alpha Shortlisted for Midlands Manufacturer of the Year

01 June 2017

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Alpha Manufacturing have been shortlisted for the Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce Manufacturer of the Year Award 2017.

Alpha Manufacturing to Continue Strong Investment In 2017

06 March 2017

Following Alpha Manufacturing's recent £1 million installation of a STOPA automated storage system and Trumpf Trulaser 3030, both completed during February, the midlands based precision sheet metal fabricator are excited to announce a further investment of over £1 million planned for the coming months.

Installation of STOPA Automated Storage System Complete

03 March 2017


At the end of 2016 Alpha Manufacturing announced a £1 million investment in new technology in the form of a STOPA storage system and Trumpf TruLaser 3030 laser cutting machine. Installation of these two cutting edge machines began in early December and has now been completed, right on schedule.

A Day at the Races for Bri-Stor Group Veterans.

07 December 2016

Race Day

A group of 70 employees and spouses from across the Bri-Stor Group enjoyed a day at the races this week to celebrate the launch of a new scheme which recognises long service within the group.

Alpha Manufacturing Completes Stage 1 OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety Certification

28 October 2016

Alpha Manufacturing has this week completed the first stage of OHSAS 18001 certification which is the International Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard. This certification provides a framework for the effective management of OH&S including all aspects of risk management and legal compliance.

Alpha Manufacturing Higher Apprentice Wins Prestigious Award

28 October 2016

Duke of York Awards

Alpha higher apprentice Gemma Smith was recently recognised for achievements in technical education as she received the Duke of York Gold Award for excelling in both her A-level studies and development of workplace skills such as communication, problem solving and leadership.

2016 - A Milestone Year for Health and Safety at Alpha

09 September 2016

Shopfloor No Lost Time Accidents

2016 has been a landmark year for Alpha Manufacturing in terms of health of safety as the entire shop floor team achieved over 365 days without a single lost time accident.