Arville Textiles, a 10 million turnover fabric manufacturer, has secured 9,000 from the government-backed programme to help you boost its technology.

Based in Wetherby, the organization specialises in performance fabrics which can be accustomed to make bullet-proof and fire-proof clothing and even bomb disposal suits, emergency flotation systems for aircraft, life rafts and aircraft escape slides.

Money from your Digital Enterprise programme will let the firm growing that will create new jobs, by funding new digital systems that may streamline Arville’s internal communications systems and increase efficiencies.

Andy Smith, group head of marketing along at the business, said: “Thanks towards the Digital Enterprise funding i will be in a position to select a factory-wide wi-fi system that can enable us to work the latest barcoding scheme in our production management system as well as make informed decisions depending on the data captured.

“Our new technologies are already creating growth, which includes a 15% increase in turnover expected for any current financial year, and that we will make new hires during 2018.”

Muz Mumtaz, programme manager of Digital Enterprise, added: “We are helping progressively more businesses in the Leeds City Region realise their potential by improving their connectivity and technology.

“We’re urging SMEs whose broadband speeds are holding it back to get the 1,000 Connectivity Voucher, a one-off payment covering connection costs and hardware. Businesses can take a look at their eligibility for your voucher around the Digital Enterprise website.”


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