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MSD looking for 200 staff across four Irish sites

    MSD looking for 200 staff across four Irish sites

Pharma company MSD is looking to fill up to 200 roles across its four Irish sites between now and the end of the year. The sector has been one of

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BSI advice on cybersecurity and data protection essentials for office return

    BSI advice on cybersecurity and data protection essentials for office return

Preparation will be paramount for many organizations, with the transition from working from home (WFH) back to working from office (WFO) requiring safe and considered management as they reoccupy their

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Smart moves on the factory floor

    Smart moves on the factory floor

It’s all change in the manufacturing industry, with automation, artificial intelligence and augmented reality coming to the fore. Rockwell Automation is helping Irish manufacturers bring intelligence to the process Most

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Businesses face increasing operational challenges as a result of the domino effect of Covid-19

    Businesses face increasing operational challenges as a result of the domino effect of Covid-19

Findings for Ireland reveal organisations focusing on the medium to long term stability and opportunities as they look ahead post-pandemic   Irrespective of size, sector or country, the economic and

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MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

    MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), a Mullingar-based manufacturing research centre, are working on innovative responses to the global demand for life-saving ventilators. Having started work on their COVID-19 initiatives at the very start

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Caldor Solar installs a Solar PV system to assist a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick meet its green goals.

    Caldor Solar installs a Solar PV system to assist a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick meet its green goals.

With an increasing need to improve green credentials and become more sustainable for many businesses, sustainable energy company Caldor Solar was approached on behalf of a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick

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Training centre for innovative tech manufacturing to open in Dundalk

    Training centre for innovative tech manufacturing to open in Dundalk

Ireland is to get a ground-breaking training centre focussing exclusively on equipping workers with the manufacturing and technology skills at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution. The Louth Meath

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€3.7m investment and 40 jobs to be created in Manorhamilton

    €3.7m investment and 40 jobs to be created in Manorhamilton

North Leitrim and wider north west region are set to benefit from an investment of €3.7m in a new innovation, research and development and education centre to be opened in

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TWO COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN RECEIVE SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND FUNDING

    TWO COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN RECEIVE SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND FUNDING

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD has announced that two University College Dublin (UCD)-led projects are to receive funding under the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) coordinated research

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Mini factories in containers help reduce face mask shortages

    Mini factories in containers help reduce face mask shortages

Protective masks have been in short supply in these times of coronavirus. An innovative containerised production facility that enables businesses and healthcare organisations to produce their own masks to order

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New Siemens business to help manufacturers cut energy costs

    New Siemens business to help manufacturers cut energy costs

Siemens has launched a new business, Energy Solutions, to help large energy users including manufacturing sites reduce costs while increasing productivity. The new business unit’s aim is to reduce carbon

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Combilift coping with Covid

    Combilift coping with Covid

Irish material handling solutions provider Combilift has implemented a number of measures to keep up its productivity in times of Covid-19 and social distancing – its space optimisation expertise has

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Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

    Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

They are the questions that are being asked everywhere, and life sciences is no exception. What will the world look like post-Coronavirus? Here we consider a couple of factors relating

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Manufacturing resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

    Manufacturing resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

How do you keep a factory running during the COVID-19 crisis? The main problem isn’t social distancing necessarily, but keeping workers motivated during the slowdown. That’s according to new research

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Electronics manufacturers expand use of quantum dots

    Electronics manufacturers expand use of quantum dots

Use of quantum dots in electronic components continues to grow as manufacturers develop new sensor and display technologies. UK-based Nanoco has signed a five-year development and supply deal to provide

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Croom Precision chooses Renishaw as Additive Manufacturing & Metrology Partner

    Croom Precision chooses Renishaw as Additive Manufacturing & Metrology Partner

Croom Precision Medical has chosen Renishaw as their additive manufacturing (AM) and metrology partner, utilising Renishaw technology throughout the production and validation of their ISO13485 certified medical devices. The company

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Ultrasonic Technology The Safe And Economic Joining Solution

    Ultrasonic Technology The Safe And Economic Joining Solution

Ultrasonic welding is a well proven and reliable method for joining metal or plastic parts. The areas of application for this technology are wide and varied and range from joining

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Specialist Joinery Group moves to 100% green electricity through 3T Power partnership

    Specialist Joinery Group moves to 100% green electricity through 3T Power partnership

One of the UK and Ireland’s premiere joinery manufacturers, Specialist Joinery Group, has transitioned to a fully green electricity supply, exclusively generated within Northern Ireland, through a partnership with green

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PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

    PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

  BOSTON — June 8, 2020 — PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), today announced Factory Insights as a Service, a turnkey cloud solution that enables manufacturers to achieve unprecedented impact, speed,

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COVID-19 ACCELERATING THE ADOPTION OF ROBOTICS IN SUPPLY CHAINS

    COVID-19 ACCELERATING THE ADOPTION OF ROBOTICS IN SUPPLY CHAINS

Most of the manufacturers said COVID-19 will affect their operations, as per an ongoing study by PwC. Over 40% were worried about the consequences for their workforce and a reduction

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Study finds manufacturers prioritising sustainability have seen major profitability increases

    Study finds manufacturers prioritising sustainability have seen major profitability increases

A study from industry organisation Make UK and energy firm E.ON has found that manufacturers who have prioritised sustainability measures have seen a 40% increase in profit margins, and 30%

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Priority Software Extends Market Reach into Scotland and UK: Partners with Aberdeen’s FinQ Business Solutions

    Priority Software Extends Market Reach into Scotland and UK:  Partners with Aberdeen’s FinQ Business Solutions

Priority Software Ltd., a leading global provider of business management solutions, today announced the expansion of its global channel network, with the recent signing of a partnership agreement with Scottish

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Cobots.ie: Collaborative Robots boost performance and add value in countless market sectors

    Cobots.ie: Collaborative Robots boost performance and add value in countless market sectors

Cobots.ie entered the automation market in 2018 as a distributor of the collaborative robot, manufactured and engineered by the reputable Danish company Universal Robots. Since then they have been making

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Irish manufacturing recovers slightly from coronavirus collapses: PMI

    Irish manufacturing recovers slightly from coronavirus collapses: PMI

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish manufacturing activity recovered slightly after suffering its sharpest monthly decline on record in April but still

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Verkada Announces Partnership With Distology to Accelerate Cloud-Based Security Expansion into UK and Ireland

    Verkada Announces Partnership With Distology to Accelerate Cloud-Based Security Expansion into UK and Ireland

Verkada Inc., the global leader in cloud-based physical security, and Distology today announced a strategic partnership to drive adoption of Verkada’s hybrid cloud video security and

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Intel’s Amps Up Its 2030 CSR Goals Amongst COVID-19 Crisis

    Intel’s Amps Up Its 2030 CSR Goals Amongst COVID-19 Crisis

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are creating new ways to show they care about their employees, customers, and cities. I have

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How virus killing Novaerus technology is helping Irish businesses get back to work

    How virus killing Novaerus technology is helping Irish businesses get back to work

Portable dis-infection units kill all airborne viruses, including Covid-19 surrogate Dis-infected air can help close ‘hygiene loop’ as companies look

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Shannon company manufacturing face shields on a pro bono basis

    Shannon company manufacturing face shields on a pro bono basis

A Shannon SME is producing face shields for the health sector free of charge. Advanced Technical Concepts (ATC) located in

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Hovione helping out HSE and community groups with donations of hand sanitiser

    Hovione helping out HSE and community groups with donations of hand sanitiser

A PHARMACEUTICAL company has donated hand sanitiser to the HSE as well as local organisations to help the fight against

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Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

    Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

Regeneron has announced that it has reached a milestone of 1,000 employees at its Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS)

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doTERRA chooses Cork, Ireland for first manufacturing facility outside the United States

    doTERRA chooses Cork, Ireland for first manufacturing facility outside the United States

doTERRA, the world leader in essential oils and wellness products, is set to create up to 100 new jobs in

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