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Resilient FY20 Performance by Greencore

    Resilient FY20 Performance by Greencore

Greencore Group, a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK, has reported a 12.5% fall in revenue to £1.265 billion for the year ended 25 September 2020 with adjusted

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BOWE SYSTEC UK awarded Royal Mail parcel sortation contract

    BOWE SYSTEC UK awarded Royal Mail parcel sortation contract

BOWE SYSTEC, one of the leading integrators and suppliers of smart automation and parcel sortation systems, has been chosen by Royal Mail to install four fully automated, leading-edge parcel sorting

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Irish life sciences company announces rebrand to Lynoslife as it continues to scale

    Irish life sciences company announces rebrand to Lynoslife as it continues to scale

Cosmetic Creations, the Irish life sciences company, has announced it is rebranding to Lynoslife. The announcement comes after three years of sustained growth for the company, focusing on its service offering

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AIS doubles capability with massive €700,000 investment

    AIS doubles capability with massive €700,000 investment

Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) Ltd is an Irish owned Automation Solution Provider with a twenty-year history. It recently completed a €700k investment for the acquisition of two additional adjacent units

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Kerry Group appoints new CEO for its Europe Taste & Nutrition division

    Kerry Group appoints new CEO for its Europe Taste & Nutrition division

Kerry Group has announced the appointment of Thomas Hahlin Ahlinder to the role of President and CEO, Taste & Nutrition, Europe. This follows the recent announcement that the former President

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Nicola Mitchell of Life Scientific named 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

    Nicola Mitchell of Life Scientific named 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Nicola Mitchell (pictured above), founder and Chief Executive of Life Scientific has been named the International and overall 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™. The annual awards ceremony was held virtually

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Pace of UK economic recovery slows in October amid further lockdown measures

    Pace of UK economic recovery slows in October amid further lockdown measures

In October, the pace of the UK’s economic recovery from coronavirus fell behind the global benchmark for the first time since June 2020, as consumer facing industries and their suppliers

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Watson-Marlow announces new facility in Cork in further Covid-19 boost to region’s biopharma industry

    Watson-Marlow announces new facility in Cork in further Covid-19 boost to region’s biopharma industry

Fluid-tech developer Watson-Marlow Limited has announced plans for a new state-of-the-art cleanroom facility in Cork in another boost for the regions pharmaceutical industry. The new ISO 14644-1 Class 7 cleanroom

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Inaugural Virtual BioProcessing Conference December 2020

    Inaugural Virtual BioProcessing Conference December 2020

With a global pandemic focusing international scrutiny on the efficacy of the biopharmaceutical sector, Ireland is in a unique position to take the pulse of a dynamic sector which employs

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Rockwell Automation Unveils New Capabilities in FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, Powered by PTC, to Accelerate Digital Transformation

    Rockwell Automation Unveils New Capabilities in FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, Powered by PTC, to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced a set of new capabilities for FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC to simplify, scale and accelerate digital transformation for industrial organizations. This news follows the recent

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Manufacturing Online 365 Exhibition is Open

    Manufacturing Online 365 Exhibition is Open

The Manufacturing Online 365 Exhibition has been launched by Dublin-based Premier Publishing & Events in order to keep the manufacturing and supply chain community in Ireland – North and South

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Skillnet Ireland launches 5-year Strategy to Transform Irish Business through Talent

    Skillnet Ireland launches 5-year Strategy to Transform Irish Business through Talent

Skillnet Ireland has launched their new strategy, Transforming Business Through Talent 2021-2025. The strategy sets out ambitious targets over the course of the next five years to increase the organisation’s engagement

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Abbey Logistics Group renews long-term parnership

    Abbey Logistics Group renews long-term parnership

Abbey Logistics Group, the UK’s largest provider of bulk food road tanker services, has renewed its long-term partnership with British Sugar, by extending its contract to provide bulk sugar movements

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Irish economy set to contract by 3.9% in 2020 but shows resilience despite COVID-19 impact

    Irish economy set to contract by 3.9% in 2020 but shows resilience despite COVID-19 impact

EY has revised upwards its mid-year forecasts for the Republic of Ireland in the firm’s latest Economic Eye as the resilience of the technology and pharmaceutical sectors combined with the effect of

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World premiere: Schütz IBC receives the “FM approved” seal

    World premiere: Schütz IBC receives the “FM approved” seal

The Ecobulk SX-D is specially fitted with a steel hull to provide extensive protection against fire and withstand even extreme conditions. In the event of a fire, the steel containment

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Food Drink Ireland publishes new economic analysis Brexit report

    Food Drink Ireland publishes new economic analysis Brexit report

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group that represents the food and drink industry in Ireland, has published new economic analysis that details the need for urgent support measures for

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Atlas Copco: dry, energy-saving Scroll vacuum pump for food, pharmaceutical and laboratory applications

    Atlas Copco: dry, energy-saving Scroll vacuum pump for food, pharmaceutical and laboratory applications

TÜV Rheinland certifies that the vacuum pump is completely free of oil of the best “Class 0” With the new oil-free DSS scroll vacuum pump, Atlas Copco is expanding its

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Saica Flex Enniskillen invests over £1 million in a state-of-the-art equipment

    Saica Flex Enniskillen invests over £1 million in a state-of-the-art equipment

Leading flexible packaging experts Saica Flex Enniskillen has invested in a Bobst CL850 lamination machine, transforming its offer while supporting the ongoing growth in its lamination and cold seal categories.

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New Commercial Director at Britvic Ireland

    New Commercial Director at  Britvic Ireland

Britvic Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading soft drinks companies and home to iconic favourites MiWadi, Ballygowan and Club, has announced the appointment of Trystan Farnworth (pictured) to the position of

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PTC and Rockwell Automation Extend Strategic Alliance

    PTC and Rockwell Automation Extend Strategic Alliance

Having already helped almost 250 new customers around the world to achieve their digital transformation goals, PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) announced today the expansion and early extension of their strategic alliance.  This

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Diageo Recalls Guinness 0.0 in Great Britain

    Diageo Recalls Guinness 0.0 in Great Britain

As a precautionary measure, Diageo is recalling its newly launched new non-alcoholic beer – Guinness 0.0 – in Great Britain because of a microbiological contamination which may make some cans

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Ornua Foods UK announces £3 million investment at Leek cheese packing facility

    Ornua Foods UK announces £3 million investment at Leek cheese packing facility

Ornua Foods UK, the major supplier of cheese and butter to leading UK retailers, has announced a £3 million investment in state-of-the-art cutting and packing equipment at its Leek facility.

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Irish company Aspira opens two overseas offices as it announces 30 high-level jobs

    Irish company Aspira opens two overseas offices as it announces 30 high-level jobs

Aspira, the Irish-owned consulting and technology specialists, today announced the opening of its Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Malaysia and the expansion of its mainland European operations with the opening of

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Applied Automation opens Universal Robots’ first Authorised Training Centre in Wales

    Applied Automation opens Universal Robots’ first Authorised Training Centre in Wales

Universal Robots has announced that Applied Automation has opened a dedicated Authorised Training Centre at its headquarters in Cardiff. The facility

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Rockwell Automation Introduces Next Generation Edge Gateway to Accelerate IT/OT Convergence

    Rockwell Automation Introduces Next Generation Edge Gateway to Accelerate IT/OT Convergence

FactoryTalk® Edge Gateway™ accelerates edge to cloud digital transformation and unlocks higher value business insights at enterprise level Today, Rockwell

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Irish companies unite to ramp up production of Covid-19 testing kits and PPE

    Irish companies unite to ramp up production of Covid-19 testing kits and PPE

Two Irish companies — SL Controls and SteriPack — are working together to bring swab testing kits for Covid-19 to

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Scottish Food and Drink Industry sends open letter to British Prime Minister

    Scottish Food and Drink Industry sends open letter to British Prime Minister

Leaders in Scotland’s food and drink industry have written an open letter to the Prime Minister urging him and the

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Britvic appoints new Commercial Sustainability Director

    Britvic appoints new Commercial Sustainability Director

Britvic has appointed Tom Fiennes as the new Commercial Sustainability Director for Great Britain, as the company continues its ongoing commitment

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GEA Purger ready for Propane use

    GEA Purger ready for Propane use

GEA has launched the latest version of its Purger for refrigeration plants that uses the environmentally-friendly natural refrigerant R290 (propane).

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Irish Biotechnology Company selected for prestigious health tech accelerator programme

    Irish Biotechnology Company selected for prestigious health tech accelerator programme

Valitacell, an Irish biotechnology SME, has been selected by as one of 11 high potential global start-ups to join the

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South West growth strategy delivers jobs and new facility for engineering company

    South West growth strategy delivers jobs and new facility for engineering company

The growth strategy of a UK engineering business, targeted at South West England’s food and beverage sector, has paid early

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Pfizer announces €300 million investment in Irish operations

    Pfizer announces €300 million investment in Irish operations

Pfizer has announced approximately €300 million capital investment in its Irish operations which will support the further development of existing

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Ingredients manufacturer Treatt partners with Siemens to power digitalisation at new global headquarters

    Ingredients manufacturer Treatt partners with Siemens to power digitalisation at new global headquarters

Treatt, an ingredients manufacturer and solutions provider to the global flavour, fragrance and consumer goods markets, has partnered with Siemens

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DesignPro Automation leads with Ireland’s first Robotic Welding Course

    DesignPro Automation leads with Ireland’s first Robotic Welding Course

Automation specialist DesignPro Automation has teamed up with Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board to offer Ireland’s first certified

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