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SME builders give thumbs up to £150 million to kickstart ‘made to order’ homes

    SME builders give thumbs up to £150 million to kickstart ‘made to order’ homes

Smaller builders could benefit from a £150 million ‘help to build’ fund to make it easier for people to commission a bespoke home. The government initiative is aimed at creating

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75% of Irish food SMEs expect revenue growth in the year ahead

    75% of Irish food SMEs expect revenue growth in the year ahead

Irish food SMEs are optimistic about their growth prospects, according to new research by Love Irish Food and PwC, which found that 75% of companies operating in the sector are anticipating

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Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

    Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and software, have announced a new cooperation to optimize factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor.

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RIAI launches Sustainable Design Pathways Guide to prioritise sustainability in the built environment

    RIAI launches Sustainable Design Pathways Guide to prioritise sustainability in the built environment

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has published a guide for architects to integrate sustainability in their projects and practices. The RIAI Guide: Sustainable Design Pathways is intended to educate and

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Schneider Electric appoints Chris Collins as country president for Ireland

    Schneider Electric appoints Chris Collins as country president for Ireland

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC has appointed Chris Collins as the new Country President for Ireland. Collins takes over from Kelly Becker, who became the zone president for UK & Ireland at the

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Galway Technology Centre expansion to generate 12,500 jobs and €1.4 billion investment for west

    Galway Technology Centre expansion to generate 12,500 jobs and €1.4 billion investment for west

Galway Technology Centre, (GTC) has announced details of their new AcademyWest expansion, which is expected to generate a cumulative total of 12,500 jobs for the West over the next 15

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Smurfit Kappa’s Bag-in-Box is first to secure Amazon’s ‘Frustration-Free Packaging’ certification

    Smurfit Kappa’s Bag-in-Box is first to secure Amazon’s ‘Frustration-Free Packaging’ certification

Smurfit Kappa’s innovative three litre Bag-in-Box packaging design has received Amazon’s “Frustration-Free Packaging” (FFP) certification. This is a world first for a generic packaging design, applicable for a wide range

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€95 million for ground-breaking projects under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

    €95 million for ground-breaking projects under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

The Irish Government has announced that 29 exciting new projects have succeeded in securing funding under the third round of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund. The Government is investing €95

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Houston Precision Engineering to invest over £2 million and create over 40 jobs in Strabane

    Houston Precision Engineering to invest over £2 million and create over 40 jobs in Strabane

Donegal-based manufacturing firm, Houston Precision Engineering (HPE) has purchased over three acres of land in Strabane Business Park to build a new factory, which will lead to the creation of

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Ornua Operating Profit up 69% – robust performance despite Covid-19

    Ornua Operating Profit up 69% – robust performance despite Covid-19

Ornua, one of Ireland’s leading dairy companies, has published its operating and financial results for the twelve months ending 26th December 2020 with group turnover reaching €2.3 billion. Group EBITDA* grew

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Made Smarter virtual factory tours to accelerate digital adoption

    Made Smarter virtual factory tours to accelerate digital adoption

Made Smarter’s technology adoption programme is deploying smart glasses to SME manufacturers to virtually fast track their digital adoption strategies and navigate Covid-19 restrictions. The wearable device enables technology specialists

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Baker & Baker launched as a standalone business to facilitate growth

    Baker & Baker launched as a standalone business to facilitate growth

Baker & Baker, a specialist European bakery products manufacturer headquartered at the Wirral in the UK, has been formally launched following the separation of CSM Bakery Solutions. The €400 million

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TSI INTRODUCES NEW AEROTRAK+ REMOTE ACTIVE AIR SAMPLER

    TSI INTRODUCES NEW AEROTRAK+ REMOTE ACTIVE AIR SAMPLER

TSI introduces the new AeroTrak®+ Remote Active Air Sampler to confidently and reliably monitor aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing environments. When integrated with TSI Facility Monitoring Software, the AeroTrak+ Remote Active Air Sampler drives confidence

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New Climate Fund to Help Irish Businesses Adapt

    New Climate Fund to Help Irish Businesses Adapt

The Irish Government has launched the Climate Enterprise Action Fund with an initial allocation of €10 million. The Fund, which will be administered by Enterprise Ireland, will help businesses take

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The most sustainable glass Scotch whisky bottles ever

    The most sustainable glass Scotch whisky bottles ever

Leading distiller Diageo has collaborated in a successful pilot project to pioneer the lowest carbon footprint glass bottles ever produced for a Scotch whisky brand. The collaboration with glass manufacturer

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The Future of Crypto Investment in Europe

    The Future of Crypto Investment in Europe

In the first few months of 2021, prominent cryptocurrencies have experienced explosive upward growth. Business Insider remarked in March that “big-name backers” had helped pump the price of bitcoin up

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Varadis awarded €600,000 European Space Contract

    Varadis awarded €600,000 European Space Contract

Varadis Ltd, a Cork-based deep technology radiation detection company, has won a significant contract with the European Space Agency (ESA). The company’s novel radiation detection sensors and sub-systems are well

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Confidence around turnover and profitability is improving for both Northern Ireland manufacturing and service sectors

    Confidence around turnover and profitability is improving for both Northern Ireland manufacturing and service sectors

53% of Northern Ireland’s manufacturers are expecting to raise prices over the next quarter, the highest share recorded since the time of the financial crash.  According to results from the

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COVID-19 lockdown leads to further decline in Irish construction activity, but confidence reaches two-and-a-half year high

    COVID-19 lockdown leads to further decline in Irish construction activity, but confidence reaches two-and-a-half year high

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 30.9 in March, up from February’s reading of 27.0 but still

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Tate & Lyle launches Stabiliser University™ to share stabiliser science expertise with food and beverage formulators

    Tate & Lyle launches Stabiliser University™ to share stabiliser science expertise with food and beverage formulators

Tate & Lyle, a leading UK and global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, has announce the launch of Stabiliser University™, a new online modular course designed to

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UK housebuilding surge fuels six-year high construction rise

    UK housebuilding surge fuels six-year high construction rise

UK construction activity boomed in March with the purchasing managers’ index reaching 61.7 – the highest reading since the second half of 2014. This was a sharp rise on February’s 53.3 figure and significantly

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Largest-ever FMS Installation Helps Validair Achieve Special TSI Award Status

    Largest-ever FMS Installation Helps Validair Achieve Special TSI Award Status

Notable among Validair’s business successes in 2020 is the largest Environmental Monitoring System installation in the history of TSI Inc., the world leader in particle counters and monitoring software. Validair

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Sustainability Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – April 29th

    Sustainability Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – April 29th

The Sustainability Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, April 29th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is organised by

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CeADAR and partners use Machine Learning to improve manufacturing processes across key European industries

    CeADAR and partners use Machine Learning to improve manufacturing processes across key European industries

CeADAR, Ireland’s national centre for Applied Data Analytics & AI, has joined an €11 million European project to enable Europe’s

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Investment set for ‘superdeduction’ boost for UK manufacturers

    Investment set for ‘superdeduction’ boost for UK manufacturers

The introduction of the ‘superdeduction’ tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investment this year for manufacturers

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Cherwell Announce Additions to ImpactAir Range of Microbial Air Monitors

    Cherwell Announce Additions to ImpactAir Range of Microbial Air Monitors

Offering a flexible solution to best fit customer needs and applications while effectively achieving GMP Annex 1 compliance   Cherwell

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Veryan Medical announces multimillion-euro investment in Galway operation

    Veryan Medical announces multimillion-euro investment in Galway operation

Veryan has announced a multimillion-euro investment at its Galway facility that will contribute to the further expansion and diversification of

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Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

    Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

A chocolate maker, supported by Made Smarter, is poised to experience a game-changing productivity increase by automating its manufacturing process.

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Cloudsmith develops new software delivery platform

    Cloudsmith develops new software delivery platform

Belfast technology start-up Cloudsmith has invested over £800,000 in Research and Development (R&D) to develop a new software delivery platform.

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€338,000 for New Technology Gateway to Help Business Become More Energy Efficient

    €338,000 for New Technology Gateway to Help Business Become More Energy Efficient

The Government has announced funding of €338,000 to establish a new Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway for the North-East in Dundalk

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Future of Pharma Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – April 8th

    Future of Pharma Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – April 8th

The Future of Pharma Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, April 8th. The event is the latest in the

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Lidl Ireland & NI launch first island-wide supermarket circular economy strategy

    Lidl Ireland & NI launch first island-wide supermarket circular economy strategy

Headquartered in Tallaght, County Dublin, Lidl Ireland & Northern Ireland is set to become the first large nationwide supermarket to

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Re-Gen Waste announces a £20 million investment in paper and glass re-melt products

    Re-Gen Waste announces a £20 million investment in paper and glass re-melt products

Following the announcement of plans to build a £22 million self-funded ‘circular economy resource park’ in Newry this year, Re-Gen Waste has

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Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor launched

    Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor launched

Fingal County Council is one of eight local authorities from either side of the border which came together recently to

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