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Danone Wexford produces Europe’s first formula milk in an innovative, pre-measured tab format

    Danone Wexford produces Europe’s first formula milk in an innovative, pre-measured tab format

Danone is producing Europe’s first formula milk in an innovative, pre-measured tab format  at the French food group’s formula milk production facility in Wexford, through a manufacturing partnership with Japanese

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Ireland’s Top 25 Most Valuable Brands lose nearly €3 billion worth of brand value amid pandemic woes

    Ireland’s Top 25 Most Valuable Brands lose nearly €3 billion worth of brand value amid pandemic woes

Ireland has recorded mixed fortunes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with the lowest rates per capita in Europe in mid-December 2020, but by mid-January this year was in the grips of

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Seven-point Checklist to Warehouse Systems-design

    Seven-point Checklist to Warehouse Systems-design

  Low-CapEx technology is leading SME’s to look at flexible and scalable, warehouse automation as a means to overcoming capacity issues and labour constraints. But how do you ensure a

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Data centres: Are they unwanted but necessary guests in our landscape?

    Data centres: Are they unwanted but necessary guests in our landscape?

They have become somewhat of an unwanted guest in some quarters in Ireland in recent years, akin to the perception of a foreign millionaire deciding to decamp to Ireland and

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Government backs Make UK move to kickstart next generation of talent

    Government backs Make UK move to kickstart next generation of talent

The Government has given its backing to efforts by Make UK to help the next generation of talent by boosting take up of the Kickstart scheme by manufacturing employers. Make

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Enterprise Ireland announces new CEO

    Enterprise Ireland announces new CEO

The Board of Enterprise Ireland, the state agency responsible for the development of Irish enterprise, has announced the appointment of Leo Clancy as its new Chief Executive Officer. Leo Clancy

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3PL provider secures two new sites

    3PL provider secures two new sites

A 3PL provider that works with some of the major blue-chip businesses in the UK has secured two new sites in just three months. Carlton Forest 3PL, a privately owned

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Aseptic Fill/Finish – A Market Shift Toward Small Scale Batch Processing

    Aseptic Fill/Finish – A Market Shift Toward Small Scale Batch Processing

Compared with a decade ago, the role of biopharmaceutical manufacturing has evolved considerably.   Where the early 2000’s to 2010 placed larger emphasis on larger scale, higher throughput processing, contemporary

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Intel to expand Irish manufacturing operations

    Intel to expand Irish manufacturing operations

Intel has unveiled plans to enter a new era of innovation and technology growth with the acceleration of investment in Europe that will see it expand its Irish manufacturing operations.

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New CEO for Müller Yogurt & Desserts

    New CEO for Müller Yogurt & Desserts

Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller has appointed Justin Cook (pictured) as Chief Executive Officer of Müller Yogurt & Desserts (MYD) in the UK and Ireland. Müller Yogurt & Desserts is the UK’s leading

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Global demand for UK technology drives recovery in February

    Global demand for UK technology drives recovery in February

The number of UK sectors reporting output growth doubled in February, led by a strong performance from technology equipment manufacturers, according to the latest Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker. The

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Consumer product companies and retailers plan to overhaul their supply chain strategies in next three years

    Consumer product companies and retailers plan to overhaul their supply chain strategies in next three years

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute examining the impact of the past year’s disruption on consumer products and retail (CP&R) supply chains, has found that 66% of organizations say their

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End of Line – Materials Handling Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – March 25th

    End of Line – Materials Handling Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – March 25th

The End of Line – Materials Handling Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, March 25th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar

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SVP Essential: Syntegon expands portfolio for the production of parenteral pharmaceuticals

    SVP Essential: Syntegon expands portfolio for the production of parenteral pharmaceuticals

Now available: new basic version of the proven Pharmatec SVP process systems • Standardized modules allow delivery times of only six months • Fully automated system offers highest hygienic standards

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Taking the lead with digital metrology

    Taking the lead with digital metrology

  According to Manufacturing Confidence, a report by the Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission (M2R), digital industrialisation could be worth as much as £455 billion to Britain’s economy over the next

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British industry begins to move through the gears as recovery takes hold

    British industry begins to move through the gears as recovery takes hold

Britain’s manufacturers are beginning to move through the gears as growth prospects become more positive for the rest of the year, according to a major survey published by Make UK

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British Robotics Business leads the way in innovation

    British Robotics Business leads the way in innovation

A robotics company that created robots for social events has re-imagined its invention to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Service Robots.com was facing an uncertain future when the pandemic and

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Vodafone rolls out first standalone private 5G network

    Vodafone rolls out first standalone private 5G network

Vodafone has rolled out what is believed to be the first dedicated private 5G network in the Republic. Irish Manufacturing Research is to use the network at its facility in

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The Top 5 Technologies for Innovation Leaders in Electronics and IT

    The Top 5 Technologies for Innovation Leaders in Electronics and IT

Digital transformation is one of the hottest topics in every industry, and as consumers are eagerly adopting increasing amounts of digital tech, electronics, and IT players have a unique opportunity

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Automation driving the future of manufacturing

    Automation driving the future of manufacturing

In a global survey1 of 1650 large and small businesses in Europe, the US and China, 84 percent of businesses said they will introduce or increase the use of robotics

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Lidl Ireland announces €10 million deal with Dublin-based Manning’s Bakery

    Lidl Ireland announces €10 million deal with Dublin-based Manning’s Bakery

Lidl Ireland has announced a multi-million-euro deal with Coolock-based Manning’s Bakery to the value of €10 million which will see the Irish supplier’s award-winning baked goods on the retailer’s shelves

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Hyperspectral imaging – the stuff of science coming to an automated food line near you

    Hyperspectral imaging – the stuff of science coming to an automated food line near you

Vision can be deployed in a number of different ways on a food processing line to tell if food is safe to eat and meets the quality standards demanded by

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Future of Food Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – March 18th

    Future of Food Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – March 18th

The Future of Food Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, March 18th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is

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New website offers practical guide to making decisions on digital manufacturing investments

    New website offers practical guide to making decisions on digital manufacturing investments

Industry 4.0 and digital processes are indispensable for future manufacturing growth. While many companies understand the importance of automation, they

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Budweiser Brewing Group investing more than £115 million in its UK breweries

    Budweiser Brewing Group investing more than £115 million in its UK breweries

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, part of AB InBev, has announced a £115 million+ investment in its two major UK breweries

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New support to help NI businesses improve supply chain resilience

    New support to help NI businesses improve supply chain resilience

Invest Northern Ireland has developed a new programme to help NI businesses improve their supply chains following the impact of

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Welsh food and drink manufacturers offered support to improve sustainability

    Welsh food and drink manufacturers offered support to improve sustainability

Welsh food and drink companies are being offered funded support to help improve their sustainability. Eligible companies can receive assistance

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3D printing for Stanley Black & Decker is 12x cheaper and 20x faster than casting and machining

    3D printing for Stanley Black & Decker is 12x cheaper and 20x faster than casting and machining

Galway based 3D Technology Ltd. sees demand surge for 3D printing solutions in Ireland    Stanley Black & Decker, an

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RMGroup first in the UK to be robot integrator certified

    RMGroup first in the UK to be robot integrator certified

Robotics and automation specialists, RMGroup, has become the first integrator in the UK to be accredited under the RIA/BARA Robot

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€2.9 million available for hauliers to choose cleaner fuel option

    €2.9 million available for hauliers to choose cleaner fuel option

Gas Networks Ireland has launched a €2.9 million Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle Grant scheme to support the purchase of up

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The Industrial Data Conference Online – March 11th

    The Industrial Data Conference Online – March 11th

The Industrial Data Conference Online is an online conference which is being held on March 11th 2021. The event will run live online

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First Milk announces £12.5 million investment in cheese and whey processing facilities

    First Milk announces £12.5 million investment in cheese and whey processing facilities

First Milk, a wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative, has announced a further significant capital investment in its cheese and whey

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Robust performance by CRH

    Robust performance by CRH

CRH plc, the global building materials group, has report a 2% decline in like-for-like sales revenue to $27.6 billion for

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Pushing The Frontiers Of Manufacturing AI At Seagate

    Pushing The Frontiers Of Manufacturing AI At Seagate

Big data, analytics and AI are widely used in industries like financial services and e-commerce, but are less likely to

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Diageo completes acquisition of Chase Distillery

    Diageo completes acquisition of Chase Distillery

Diageo has completed the acquisition of Chase Distillery. Herefordshire-based Chase Distillery is the owner of Chase GB Gin and the

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Onwards Holdings’ significant investment in Leeds Logistics Facility

    Onwards Holdings’ significant investment in Leeds Logistics Facility

Commercial property specialist Onward Holdings Ltd is open to offers for a refurbished warehouse the Yorkshire-based company recently acquired at

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New service to help UK manufacturers move goods smoothly in and out of EU

    New service to help UK manufacturers move goods smoothly in and out of EU

Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, has launched a partnership with leading certification company SGS to offer a simple customs brokerage

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SL Controls to create 50 new highly skilled jobs as expansion continues

    SL Controls to create 50 new highly skilled jobs as expansion continues

SL Controls, the Irish specialist software integration firm, is to create 50 new jobs over the next 18 months. The

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Sensors Testing & Measuring Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – March 4th

    Sensors Testing & Measuring Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – March 4th

The Sensors Testing & Measuring Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, March 4th. The event is the latest in

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Anaeko to invest £1.5 million in 15 new jobs for Belfast and Enniskillen

    Anaeko to invest £1.5 million in 15 new jobs for Belfast and Enniskillen

Software company Anaeko is investing over £1.5 million to create 15 new jobs across its Belfast and Enniskillen offices to

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Hanbury Autogil builds fastest PPE machine during covid-19 fight

    Hanbury Autogil builds fastest PPE machine during covid-19 fight

Top engineering firm Hanbury-Autogil has joined forces with packaging giants PFF to create protective equipment on a mammoth scale. With

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Mackie’s of Scotland invests in the future after recording a strong year

    Mackie’s of Scotland invests in the future after recording a strong year

One of Scotland’s top food brands has recorded bumper chocolate and take-home ice cream sales as it reinvests millions into

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GEA Sustainable Energy Solutions significantly improve plant efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions

    GEA Sustainable Energy Solutions significantly improve plant efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions

Potential energy savings of up to 30 percent and a significant reduction in CO2 emissions by as much as 90 or

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