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Enterprise Ireland to invest €14 million in new research programme

    Enterprise Ireland to invest €14 million in new research programme

The Government has announced significant new investment in the next phase of research at the Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC). The DPTC, which is hosted by the University of Limerick,

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Manufacturing boost for North West as LYIT showcase revolutionary scanning technology

    Manufacturing boost for North West as LYIT showcase revolutionary scanning technology

The WiSAR Technology Gateway, at LYIT, has unveiled a new €170,000 state of the art, 8-axis portable CMM (coordinate measuring machine) arm, equipped with an ultra-high precision scanner and related

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The risks of poor air quality in the workplace

    The risks of poor air quality in the workplace

Poor air quality and its effects on people both at home and in the workplace has been an issue that has been highlighted in relative frequency over the years, but

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ONE VOICE PROCUREMENT (OVP) – Streamline communication with your Suppliers and Internal Customers

    ONE VOICE PROCUREMENT (OVP) – Streamline communication with your Suppliers and Internal Customers

By Komal Kumar Singh, Supply Chain Expert Have you ever heard a supplier complain about being unable to locate the correct point of contact or who to contact for specific

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World’s first AI platform to enable businesses combat climate change challenges

    World’s first AI platform to enable businesses combat climate change challenges

Future Planet, an Irish-developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) based sustainability transformation platform that is a world first in enabling businesses to map and deliver their sustainability ambitions, has been launched. Created by

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Apex Dynamics

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Apex Dynamics

Established in January 2019, Apex Dynamics UK is the exclusive UK distributor of Apex Dynamics Inc.’s high precision helical planetary gearheads. Located in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, Apex Dynamics UK services the

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Accutool

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Accutool

Accutool Ltd is a Precision Engineering company incorporated in 1985 and is based in Plato Business Park Dublin 15 in Ireland. At the company’s 17,000 sq ft headquarters the Sales

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Six Key Opportunities in Controlled Environment Agriculture

    Six Key Opportunities in Controlled Environment Agriculture

The global market size for controlled environment agriculture (CEA) is set to reach a market value of $100 billion by 2030, with six potential opportunities capturing $78 billion in market

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From Farm to fork: how Made Smarter is giving food and drink makers the ingredients for digitalisation

    From Farm to fork: how Made Smarter is giving food and drink makers the ingredients for digitalisation

UK food and drink makers, with the support of Made Smarter, are using technology and digital skills to navigate the major challenges of coronavirus, Brexit, and climate change. The Made

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Private labels are poised to increase sales as leading FMCG brands pass on inflationary price increases to consumers

    Private labels are poised to increase sales as leading FMCG brands pass on inflationary price increases to consumers

Findings from IRI’s biannual ‘FMCG Demand Signals’ report reveals how demand for major supermarkets’ own private labels have dragged, preventing them from capitalising on potential growth in value sales, despite

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Stone Bakery creating 20 jobs with £4 million investment in Crossmaglen factory

    Stone Bakery creating 20 jobs with £4 million investment in Crossmaglen factory

The ‘free-from’ bakery company Stone Bakery Ltd has announced it is investing £4 million to refurbish and extend the former Take N’ Bake factory at Crossmaglen in Northern Ireland, a

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Siemens’ Solid Edge 2022 brings design automation, more accessible part manufacturing and greater collaboration

    Siemens’ Solid Edge 2022 brings design automation, more accessible part manufacturing and greater collaboration

Siemens Digital Industries Software has released the 2022 version of Solid Edge® software, which brings embedded rules-based design automation, greater capabilities to work with point-cloud, mesh and imported data without

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Dublin Port Company to open €48 million Dublin Inland Port

    Dublin Port Company to open €48 million Dublin Inland Port

Dublin Port Company (DPC) has announced that Dublin Inland Port will open in early November 2021, with Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) confirmed as the first company licensed to begin operating

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – The Safety Knife Company

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – The Safety Knife Company

The Safety Knife Company was founded in 1993 and is now a fully established manufacturer of Safety/Utility Knives. We are proud to offer a comprehensive range of products to many

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – MTC

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – MTC

The MTCs Manufacturing Support Services works with manufacturers to help them embrace the latest technology and improve their productivity to maintain tomorrows growth. Our team provide specialist support for smaller

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Johnson & Johnson moves to 100% renewable electricity across Irish operations

    Johnson & Johnson moves to 100% renewable electricity across Irish operations

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has entered into a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) in Ireland[i]. The eight-year commercial agreement, allied with Johnson & Johnson’s recent execution of three separate virtual

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Food’s Great Reset – 2 Sisters owner’s stark ‘food is too cheap’ message as inflation spirals

    Food’s Great Reset – 2 Sisters owner’s stark ‘food is too cheap’ message as inflation spirals

Cash-strapped British shoppers are facing a ‘Great Food Reset’ with less choice and higher prices, according to the owner of one of the nation’s biggest food producers. Ranjit Singh Boparan,

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€20.5 million funding recommendation by the European Commission for five Irish start-ups

    €20.5 million funding recommendation by the European Commission for five Irish start-ups

The European Commission has released evaluation results showing that five Enterprise Ireland-backed companies have been recommended for more than €20.5 million in funding from the first final-stage European Innovation Council

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Schneider Electric completes its first UK Smart Factory

    Schneider Electric completes its first UK Smart Factory

Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, have digitally upgraded their factory in Flint, Wales. The

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Irish Construction – New orders continue to rise sharply, despite rate of growth softening

    Irish Construction – New orders continue to rise sharply, despite rate of growth softening

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 56.3 in September. Although dipping from 57.5 in August and

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Britvic to invest £26.9 million in its Rugby site

    Britvic to invest £26.9 million in its Rugby site

As part of its commitment to the continuous improvement of its supply chain, Britvic has announced a £26.9 million investment into the future of its factory at Rugby in England,

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – BPS Crowthorne

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – BPS Crowthorne

BPS Crowthorne offers specialist servicing, independent inspection and compliance validation of critical clean air systems in cleanrooms, laboratories, hospital operating theatres and other healthcare facilities throughout Ireland. Additional services include

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Two thirds of companies in Ireland are not confident they could reach carbon neutrality by 2030

    Two thirds of companies in Ireland are not confident they could reach carbon neutrality by 2030

New data from the inaugural EY Ireland State of Sustainability report reveals that although 41% of businesses believe the pandemic has spurred them to improve their sustainability efforts, two thirds (66%) are doubtful they could reach

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New report outlines role of offsite construction in addressing the housing crisis

    New report outlines role of offsite construction in addressing the housing crisis

Property Industry Ireland (PII), the Ibec group for businesses working in the property sector, has launched ‘Innovation Increasing Supply’, a

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Irish Whiskey Association calls for changes to rules governing Irish Whiskey to promote sustainability and better reflect tradition

    Irish Whiskey Association calls for changes to rules governing Irish Whiskey to promote sustainability and better reflect tradition

The Irish Whiskey Association has submitted proposals for several amendments to the Irish Whiskey Product Specification, which defines the production processes

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

Following a period of unprecedented change and upheaval in the manufacturing and supply chain sector over the past 18 months

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Iarnród Éireann and XPO Logistics begin new rail freight service between Port of Waterford and Ballina

    Iarnród Éireann and XPO Logistics begin new rail freight service between Port of Waterford and Ballina

Iarnród Eireann and XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of freight transportation solutions, have launched a new rail freight service in each direction between Ballina,

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85% of Industrial Businesses to Increase Investment in Digital Transformation and Sustainability

    85% of Industrial Businesses to Increase Investment in Digital Transformation and Sustainability

AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, reveals that 85% of businesses plan to increase their

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Festo

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Festo

Festo is a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. Our

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – LMI Technologies

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – LMI Technologies

As the global leader in 3D scanning and inspection, LMI Technologies works to advance quality and productivity with 3D sensor

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Zeus acquires Limerick Packaging

    Zeus acquires Limerick Packaging

Zeus, the Irish-owned global packaging solutions company, has announced the acquisition of Limerick Packaging, a leading supplier to the Irish

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Bord na Móna to develop Ireland’s first business park co-located with large scale renewable energy

    Bord na Móna to develop Ireland’s first business park co-located with large scale renewable energy

The Midland’s Region is set to receive an economic boost following the announcement that  Bord na Móna is to develop

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Britvic Ireland awarded Origin Green Gold Membership for 2021

    Britvic Ireland awarded Origin Green Gold Membership for 2021

Britvic Ireland, the largest soft drinks manufacturer in the Republic of Ireland, has been awarded Origin Green Gold Membership for

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