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New standards support businesses and regulators to place safe products on the UK market

    New standards support businesses and regulators to  place safe products on the UK market

BSI, in its role as the UK National Standards Body, publishes two new standards to enable businesses and regulators to bring safe products to the UK market. These standards will

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Fyffes Opens New €25 Million Facility

    Fyffes Opens New €25 Million Facility

A new banana ripening and distribution centre, owned and operated by Irish banana distributors, Fyffes has opened and commenced operations in Balbriggan, North County Dublin. Representing an investment by Fyffes

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Digitalisation of trade: new report identifies the £25 billion prize for UK

    Digitalisation of trade: new report identifies the £25 billion prize for UK

The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) has launched a new report setting out the opportunities and challenges of digitalising trade. The report, Trade Data and Digitalisation (available to download here), takes a

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xWave Technologies and CeADAR Announce AI Innovation Partnership

    xWave Technologies and CeADAR Announce AI Innovation Partnership

xWave Technologies, an Irish healthtech start-up headquartered at NovaUCD, and CeADAR, Ireland’s Centre for Applied AI, at University College Dublin, have announced the commencement of an innovation partnership project. Funded

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

The 2022 National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 25th and 26th of May – at the Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin. Incorporating a

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces New £75 Million Investment in UK Manufacturing

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces New £75 Million Investment in UK Manufacturing

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc and its subsidiary, GW Pharmaceuticals – a world leader in discovering, developing and delivering regulatory approved cannabis-based medicines – has announced the official initiation of construction of

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Report shows UK’s strong position in global transport supply chain

    Report shows UK’s strong position in global transport supply chain

Innovate UK has published a report: ‘Global competitiveness: how does UK transport measure up?’ The report benchmarks the UK transport supply chain against the performance of leading nations in different

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Janssen to Invest €150 Million in Cork to Expand Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain Footprint

    Janssen to Invest €150 Million in Cork to Expand Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain Footprint

Janssen Sciences Ireland[i], part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, has announced an expansion of its biopharmaceutical supply chain facility in Ringaskiddy, County Cork. The €150 million investment

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Bord Bia introduces new Food Processor Standard

    Bord Bia introduces new Food Processor Standard

Bord Bia has developed a new Food Processor Standard (FPS), which combines and replaces the Meat Processor Quality Assurance Standard* (MPQAS) and the Prepared Fruit and Vegetable Standard (PFVS). The Standard is designed to

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Precast concrete foundations win NHBC approval

    Precast concrete foundations win NHBC approval

A greener way of using concrete in housebuilding has gained the thumbs up from the National House Building Council, NHBC. The warranty company has approved Roger Bullivant’s RBeam precast concrete

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Work commences on £80 million industrial and advanced manufacturing development in Sunderland

    Work commences on £80 million industrial and advanced manufacturing development in Sunderland

Construction of the first phase of a £80 million industrial development is underway in Sunderland. Legal & General-backed Hillthorn Business Park in Washington is on-track with GMI Construction Group poised

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Siemens partners with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to produce smart automated guided vehicles

    Siemens partners with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to   produce smart automated guided vehicles

Siemens has partnered with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to produce smart automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to meet the growing demand across industries. At the heart of the innovation is

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IFEX is back – 29th-31st March – TEC, Belfast

    IFEX is back – 29th-31st March – TEC, Belfast

IFEX, Northern Ireland’s largest foodservice, hospitality, and retail event returns to the TEC, Belfast from 29th–31st March and celebrating its 25th anniversary, it is one of the most eagerly anticipated

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How can we realise the true potential of low-carbon fuels?

    How can we realise the true potential of low-carbon fuels?

New research projects will help enable the future take-up of greener, hydrogen-based fuels in the UK. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is to provide £615,000 over the

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£14 million investment to help accelerate the introduction of clean power technologies

    £14 million investment to help accelerate the introduction of clean power technologies

Cummins Inc, a corporation of complementary business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and service a broad portfolio of power solutions, plans to open a new Powertrain Test Facility at the

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Packaging Innovations and Empack returns to NEC Birmingham for 2022

    Packaging Innovations and Empack returns to NEC Birmingham for 2022

Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022, the UK’s flagship packaging event, will reunite the industry when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 25 and 26 May. The show will feature suppliers

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InoBat launches UK office as part of global expansion

    InoBat launches UK office as part of global expansion

InoBat has launched an office located at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Warwick Innovation Centre. The start-up company, headquartered in Slovakia, has circa 60 employees, ten of which are

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Growing appetite worldwide for super-premium and prestige Irish whiskeys

    Growing appetite worldwide for super-premium and prestige Irish whiskeys

The Irish Whiskey Association has welcomed new figures which show that Irish whiskey is becoming an increasingly significant player in the higher-end whiskey market, with increased supply of super-premium and

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UK businesses urged to take share of £1 million export funding boost

    UK businesses urged to take share of £1 million export funding boost

The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) has announced that it has made over £1 million in funding available to help British businesses to export. The IOE&IT launched the

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Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

    Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

Bulk road tanker specialist Abbey Logistics has been awarded a new contract to transport all bulk flour produced at Premier Food’s mill in Andover to their bakeries throughout the UK.

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Intel to Invest Over €33 Billion for R&D and Manufacturing in EU With €12 Billion in Ireland

    Intel to Invest Over €33 Billion for R&D and Manufacturing in EU With €12 Billion in Ireland

Intel has announced the first phase of its plans to invest as much as 80 billion euros in the European Union over the next decade along the entire semiconductor value

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UK Government backs innovative businesses with new £150m loan scheme

    UK Government backs innovative businesses with new £150m loan scheme

Some of the UK’s most innovative businesses are set to benefit from a new series of loan competitions. The competitions will offer businesses up to £150 million to support their

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New printed packaging service launched for food and drink SMEs

    New printed packaging service launched for food and drink SMEs

One of the UK’s leading label manufacturers is disrupting the packaging market with the launch of its new service to provide SMEs with greater flexibility and more affordable packaging solutions.

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Accelerating traditional manufacturing methods into the 21st century

    Accelerating traditional manufacturing methods into the 21st century

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has recently welcomed two new Tier Two members to the organisation.

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Bord Bia CEO to step down

    Bord Bia CEO to step down

Bord Bia, the Irish Government agency responsible for the promotion of the food, drink, and horticulture industry globally, has announced

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Construction at NMIS HQ nears completion

    Construction at NMIS HQ nears completion

Construction at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland Group’s (NMIS) headquarters in Renfrewshire’s Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS) is nearing

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Metrology specialist puts down roots in Ireland

    Metrology specialist puts down roots in Ireland

Industrial metrology specialist The Sempre Group has officially opened its Dublin facility. The 180 square metre facility provides Irish manufacturers with

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Plastic packaging innovations receive £30 million boost from UKRI

    Plastic packaging innovations receive £30 million boost from UKRI

The Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge has announced £30 million in funding for 18 groundbreaking collaborative projects. These projects

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Johnson & Johnson Vision to invest €35 million in Irish facility

    Johnson & Johnson Vision to invest €35 million in Irish facility

Johnson & Johnson Vision, a global leader in eye health and part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech, has announced a

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Ei Electronics Group Opens New Headquarters in Shannon

    Ei Electronics Group Opens New Headquarters in Shannon

Shannon-based Company Ei Electronics, which is one of Ireland’s leading indigenous electronics manufacturing and exporting companies, has officially opened its

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Two British engineering leaders combine to co-create future battery technology

    Two British engineering leaders combine to co-create future battery technology

Aston Martin has moved another step forward in its journey to electrification, with an agreement to develop bespoke high performance

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ICS Cool Energy Invests and Expands its Rental Cooling and Heating Fleet in Europe

    ICS Cool Energy Invests and Expands its Rental Cooling and Heating Fleet in Europe

ICS Cool Energy, an international market leader specialising in complete temperature control solutions for manufacturing process and facilities applications, is

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Kirby Group Engineering awarded Engineers Ireland’s CPD Accredited Employer Standard

    Kirby Group Engineering awarded Engineers Ireland’s CPD Accredited Employer Standard

Founded in 1964 in Limerick, Kirby is a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor with operations in Ireland, the UK,

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Ultra Clean expands gobal footprint with new facility in Cavan

    Ultra Clean expands gobal footprint with new facility in Cavan

Ultra Clean Holdings has announced that it is establishing an Advanced Technology Cleaning Centre (ATCC) in Cavan, Ireland. This investment

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Record Employment Levels in Companies Supported by Irish Government Agencies

    Record Employment Levels in Companies Supported by Irish Government Agencies

Two recently published surveys demonstrate the strength of Ireland’s economy despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and Brexit. The

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Analog Devices Invests €100 Million in Europe Operations with ADI Catalyst Launch

    Analog Devices Invests €100 Million in Europe Operations with ADI Catalyst Launch

Analog Devices, a leading global high-performance semiconductor company, will invest €100 million over the next three years in ADI Catalyst,

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The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Thursday, 10th March, 2022 – Arena MK, Milton Keynes

    The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Thursday, 10th March, 2022 – Arena MK, Milton Keynes

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is taking place on the 10th March, 2022 at the Arena

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Leading West Midlands 3D scanning company to exhibit at the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Exhibition

    Leading West Midlands 3D scanning company to exhibit at the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Exhibition

Central Scanning (https://www.central-scanning.co.uk/) are exhibiting at the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Exhibition at stand D7. Taking place on the 10th

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Ultimate Battery Company chooses South Yorkshire to develop technologies for greener vehicles

    Ultimate Battery Company chooses South Yorkshire to develop technologies for greener vehicles

A revolutionary company set to develop a new generation of greener vehicle batteries has chosen Sheffield as the location for

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CEFLEX awarded UK Research and Innovation funding for flexible packaging design testing programme

    CEFLEX awarded UK Research and Innovation funding for flexible packaging design testing programme

CEFLEX (Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging) has announced a major collaboration with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to co-fund investigations

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Sterling Pharma Solutions Expands Global API Manufacturing Capabilities with Acquisition of Novartis Facility in Ireland

    Sterling Pharma Solutions Expands Global API Manufacturing Capabilities with Acquisition of Novartis Facility in Ireland

Sterling Pharma Solutions has agreed with Novartis to acquire its Ringaskiddy campus (Novartis Ringaskiddy Limited), near Cork in Ireland. Under

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Irish residential construction activity in 2021 exceeded pre-pandemic levels

    Irish residential construction activity in 2021 exceeded pre-pandemic levels

The number of residential commencement notices lodged in Ireland in 2021 was above pre-pandemic levels, according to a report from

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Eurocell EMEA to invest $800 million in European Gigafactory

    Eurocell EMEA to invest $800 million in European Gigafactory

Anglo-Korean next-generation battery company Eurocell EMEA is set to build its first European Gigafactory producing proven, production-ready technologies by 2023. As

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Guinness embarks on regenerative agriculture pilot

    Guinness embarks on regenerative agriculture pilot

Guinness is undertaking one of the most ambitious regenerative agriculture pilots to take place on the island of Ireland. Regenerative

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Rotary forge heading to Sheffield from Scotland

    Rotary forge heading to Sheffield from Scotland

A productivity boosting rotary forge that can provide up to 90% materials savings compared to conventional machining is being shipped

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Melexis gives robots a sense of touch

    Melexis gives robots a sense of touch

Melexis, the Belgium-based global company which designs, develops and delivers innovative micro-electronic solutions, has made a significant innovation to improve

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