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Ireland: hand soap sales up 300% in March

  Ireland: hand soap sales up 300% in March

March was the busiest month for grocery sales ever recorded. According to Kantar, over the 12 weeks to March 22nd,

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Implementing the Smart Factory: New perspectives for driving value

  Implementing the Smart Factory: New perspectives for driving value

Leaders have a broad range of choices and opportunities with respect to smart factory transformations, both in terms of which

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Flexible Manufacturing: Adapting Quickly to Changing Markets and Events

  Flexible Manufacturing: Adapting Quickly to Changing Markets and Events

Paolo Butti, EMEA Director, Industry and OEM at Rockwell Automation highlights how and why manufacturers should undertake initiatives to increase

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TFC launches new facility in Northern Ireland

  TFC launches new facility in Northern Ireland

TFC announced the launch of their newest facility, TFC Portadown. Set up to supply Northern Ireland and the Republic of

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UK manufacturing sector slumps at fastest rate in 8 years

  UK manufacturing sector slumps at fastest rate in 8 years

An article published by Yahoo Finance reveals that UK manufacturing output and new orders have declined at the fastest rate

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Record UK Grocery Sales as Shoppers Prepare For Lockdown

  Record UK Grocery Sales as Shoppers Prepare For Lockdown

The latest UK grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales grew by the fastest rate in over

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UK Consortium to Produce Medical Ventilators

  UK Consortium to Produce Medical Ventilators

A consortium of significant UK industrial, technology and engineering businesses from across the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors, has come

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Uptake on the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) increases

  Uptake on the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) increases

Since the launch of the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) in TU Dublin in September 2018 the number of apprentices participating

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INEOS begins UK production of one million bottles of hand sanitiser per month

  INEOS begins UK production of one million bottles of hand sanitiser per month

INEOS has today announced that it has hit its ten day target to build a hand sanitiser plant near Middlesbrough

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CILT sets up a database to ensure urgent UK supply chains keep moving

  CILT sets up a database to ensure urgent UK supply chains keep moving

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up a database for organisations in urgent need of supply chain resources,

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Which countries are hit most by the COVID-19 value chain shock?

  Which countries are hit most by the COVID-19 value chain shock?

In a study published by ING, reveals that in the context of COVID-19, Ireland now looks to be one of

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New Managing Director at DACHSER Ireland

  New Managing Director at DACHSER Ireland

John van den Berg has taken over as Managing Director of DACHSER Ireland since the beginning of this year. He

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Covid-19: With Chinese manufacturing rebounding, European stocks rise

  Covid-19: With Chinese manufacturing rebounding, European stocks rise

The Irish Times reported yesterday that Dublin’s Iseq index and wider European equities markets rose on Tuesday morning as investors

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IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024, driven by maturing industrial use cases

  IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024, driven by maturing industrial use cases

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024,

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UCL, UCLH and Formula One Develop Life-saving Breathing Aids For the NHS

  UCL, UCLH and Formula One Develop Life-saving Breathing Aids For the NHS

A breathing aid that can help keep Covid-19 patients out of intensive care, adapted by mechanical engineers at UCL (University

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Ibstock Steps-up Forklift Safety With Doosan

  Ibstock Steps-up Forklift Safety With Doosan

Ibstock plc is a leading manufacturer of innovative clay and concrete building products. With 38 manufacturing plants in the UK,

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UK Aid and Unilever to Target a Billion People in Global Handwashing Campaign

  UK Aid and Unilever to Target a Billion People in Global Handwashing Campaign

The UK Government is working with Unilever, the fast moving consumer goods manufacturer, to fund a global programme to urgently

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Teknomek hits peak design with new Dyson Airblade wash troughs

  Teknomek hits peak design with new Dyson Airblade wash troughs

Hygienic furniture specialist Teknomek has introduced new Dyson Airblade wash trough models that have been developed to reduce listeria risk in food

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Irish Economy to Fall into Recession in 2020 as a Result of Covid-19

  Irish Economy to Fall into Recession in 2020 as a Result of Covid-19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest threat that the Irish economy has faced since the financial crisis, according to

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Further Expansion by Healthcare 21

  Further Expansion by Healthcare 21

Cork-headquartered Healthcare 21 Group (HC21), one of Europe’s leading healthcare specialist sales, marketing and solutions providers, has strengthened its UK

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Softer Rise in Construction Activity Amid Storm Disruption

  Softer Rise in Construction Activity Amid Storm Disruption

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted

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New EU Circular Economy Action Plan Shows the way to a Climate-neutral, Competitive Economy of Empowered Consumers

  New EU Circular Economy Action Plan Shows the way to a Climate-neutral, Competitive Economy of Empowered Consumers

The European Commission has adopted the EU’s new Circular Economy Action Plan. It is one of the main building blocks

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Pinergy and eLight Launch Light as a Service Offer For Businesses

  Pinergy and eLight Launch Light as a Service Offer For Businesses

Pinergy, the smart energy company which provides 100% green electricity, has formally launched an exciting new partnership with eLight, the

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2020 National Construction Summit Postponed Until 22nd October

  2020 National Construction Summit Postponed Until 22nd October

As a result of the uncertainty caused by the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the 6th annual National Construction Summit, which was

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Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards

  Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards

Vivid Edge, the energy efficiency specialist company, has won the Sustainability Category Award at the 2020 SFA National Small Business

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Guide to Exporting Companies in Meeting the Challenges of Covid-19

  Guide to Exporting Companies in Meeting the Challenges of Covid-19

Enterprise Ireland has published a Guide to assist affected exporting companies in transitioning through the immediate and critical challenges that

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Practical Steps Businesses Can Take to Help Cope With the Covid-19 Crisis

  Practical Steps Businesses Can Take to Help Cope With the Covid-19 Crisis

The Government has advised businesses experiencing financial difficulties as a result of Covid-19 to take the following steps: Contact your

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Enterprise Ireland’s New Part-time Key Manager Grant Aims to Grow Number of Women in Senior Positions

  Enterprise Ireland’s New Part-time Key Manager Grant Aims to Grow Number of Women in Senior Positions

Enterprise Ireland has launched a new grant which will facilitate the recruitment of part-time senior managers in client companies. While

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Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

  Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

Kerry Group, the leading international taste and nutrition company, has confirmed that it is to invest $125 million in its

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A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe

  A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe

The European Commission has presented a new Strategy to help Europe’s industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and

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