Huddersfield Manufacturing Centre is one of our award winning production sites here in the UK.
Established in 1916, Huddersfield Manufacturing Centre employs over 300 skilled people, dedicated to professional manufacturing.
At Huddersfield we make important crop protection products that help growers meet ever increasing demand for food, feed and fuel. Our talented and dedicated workforce make this possible. Manufacturing excellence, safety and skilled people are at the heart of the site's ambition.
Several of Syngenta’s important products are manufactured at Huddersfield for export worldwide. Herbicides such as Gramoxone®, Fusilade® and Reglone® are all manufactured onsite, as well as the insecticides Karate® and Force®.
The site and its employees are also active in the local community through their employees charity fund scheme, which is matched pound for pound by Syngenta. Recent benefactors include Kirkwood Hospice, the Forget-me-not Trust and the Laura Crane Trust. In addition, working with the local authority, Syngenta has developed the Dalton Bank Local Nature Reserve. This is an important wildlife habitat and fantastic educational site for local schools.
Huddersfield Manufacturing Centre is located between the major cities of Manchester and Leeds, in the heart of the Pennine hills. Subject to traffic, the airport transfer time from Manchester is approximately 55 minutes and from Leeds/Bradford, 1 hour 10 minutes.
If you are due to visit our Huddersfield site, here is some useful information:
Please note that mobile phones will not be permitted in manufacturing areas.
Contractors requiring access to the manufacturing site without a guardian need to attend a 30 minute safety class. This can be arranged by your site contact on request.
If you are using a Sat-Nav, please use postcode HD2 1FG.
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Follow A1 to the M62, take the M62 westbound (to Manchester) and exit at junction 25 to Huddersfield.
Follow M1 to the M62 (junction 42), take the M62 westbound (to Manchester) and exit at junction 25 to Huddersfield.
From Leeds/Bradford Airport:
Follow signs to Bradford ring road, follow signs for M606, take M606 to M62, (westbound to Manchester) and exit at junction 25 towards Huddersfield.
From Manchester Airport:
Follow signs for M62 eastbound (to Leeds) and exit junction 25 towards Huddersfield.
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In 2008, Syngenta Huddersfield won a National Award for Responsible Care. The Chemical Industries Association commented that they saw “a strong commitment to involving and communicating with employees, backed by a health and safety policy focusing on leading indicators and use of lean techniques.”
This is the 4th major award in a row for people working at the Syngenta Huddersfield manufacturing site. In 2007, the site won a national Chemical Industry Association (CIA) award for its Effective Engineering. In 2006, the site won a global Syngenta award for increasing production output by 50% whilst reducing costs; and in 2005, Syngenta Huddersfield won a national CIA award for its Manufacturing Excellence.
Huddersfield Manufacturing Centre
PO Box A38, Leeds Road Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
HD2 1FF, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)1484 537456
Fax: +44 (0)1484 517067
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