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Amcor to expand healthcare packaging capabilities

    Amcor to expand healthcare packaging capabilities

Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, has announced an investment to establish new thermoforming capabilities for medical packaging in its healthcare packaging facility at Sligo

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Irish Government seeking to invest in technologies that will disrupt traditional manufacturing sector

    Irish Government seeking to invest in technologies that will disrupt traditional manufacturing sector

Call 5 of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF), with a particular focus on the Advanced and Smart Manufacturing sector, has been launched. The aim of the €500 million Disruptive

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i2r wins second prestigious Queen’s Award

    i2r wins second prestigious Queen’s Award

Market leading aluminium foil tray manufacturer, i2r Packaging Solutions, has been awarded with a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this time for innovation. The company, who previously won their first

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4 out of 5 Irish businesses doubtful they could meet carbon neutral targets in 2030

    4 out of 5 Irish businesses doubtful they could meet carbon neutral targets in 2030

New data from this year’s EY Ireland State of Sustainability report reveals that 80% of Irish businesses have low confidence in meeting carbon neutral targets in 2030, an increase from 66% last year. Although

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AERALIS partners with Hamble Aerostructures

    AERALIS partners with Hamble Aerostructures

Innovative British jet designer AERALIS has announced it is partnering with Hamble Aerostructures, an Aernnova Group company, for integrated manufacturing design support of the common core fuselage and canopy of

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Venue for 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – May 25th & 26th – changed to RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin

    Venue for 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – May 25th & 26th – changed to RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin

The 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 25th and 26th of May – at the RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin.

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Port of Cork Company celebrates significant milestone as €86 million Cork Container Terminal (CCT) becomes operational in Ringaskiddy

    Port of Cork Company celebrates significant milestone as €86 million Cork Container Terminal (CCT) becomes operational in Ringaskiddy

The Port of Cork Company (PoCC) is celebrating the long-awaited launch of operations in its new Cork Container Terminal (CCT) in Ringaskiddy. This is a hugely important milestone for the

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Bord Bia announces appointment of Interim CEO

    Bord Bia announces appointment of Interim CEO

Bord Bia, the Government agency responsible for the promotion of the food, drink, and horticulture industry globally, has announced that Michael Murphy (pictured above), Organisation and Industry Talent Development Director,

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Potential for up to 2,000 jobs in South-East Ireland under Rosslare Europort Offshore Wind Hub Plan

    Potential for up to 2,000 jobs in South-East Ireland under Rosslare Europort Offshore Wind Hub Plan

Rosslare Europort management has announced plans to establish the port, its hinterland and the south-east region as Ireland’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, with the potential to create 2,000 jobs.

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Octopus Energy invests in Northern Irish heat pump manufacturer

    Octopus Energy invests in Northern Irish heat pump manufacturer

Octopus Energy Group has announced a strategic investment into heat pump manufacturer Renewable Energy Devices (RED), making heat pumps cheaper and better for UK customers. The multi-million pound deal sees

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Framespace to hire 150 more staff to accelerate Irish offsite housing supply

    Framespace to hire 150 more staff to accelerate Irish offsite housing supply

Framespace Solutions, Ireland’s fastest growing offsite housing supplier, has announced plans to hire 150 more staff as it officially opened a new manufacturing facility in Longford. The company, which already

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New Chief Executive for Federation of Bakers

    New Chief Executive for Federation of Bakers

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has appointed a new Chief Executive, Andrew Pyne (pictured above), who has taken over from Gordon Polson. Andrew Pyne brings a wealth of knowledge and

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Wolseley UK acquires the Heat Merchants and Hevac LTD Businesses in Ireland

    Wolseley UK acquires the Heat Merchants and Hevac LTD Businesses in Ireland

Wolseley UK,  a leading specialist provider of plumbing, heating, cooling, and utility products to trade customers, has announced the acquisition of leading heating, plumbing, tiling and bathroom businesses Heat Merchants,

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Flexeserve wins Queen’s Award for Innovation

    Flexeserve wins Queen’s Award for Innovation

The world expert in food-to-go hot-holding, Flexeserve, a brand of The Alan Nuttall Partnership, has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2022. Hailed by CEO, Jamie Joyce

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Boston Scientific invests €100 million to expand Galway campus

    Boston Scientific invests €100 million to expand Galway campus

Boston Scientific Corporation, a global leader in medical device technology, has unveiled a new €100 million expansion of its operations at Ballybrit in Galway. The expansion is expected to enable

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IoT Analytics & Energy company come together to address the sustainability challenge

    IoT Analytics & Energy company come together to address the sustainability challenge

Irish sustainability-tech company Cognition World, working with Energia, has launched Energia Connect360 – a real-time data analytics portal. The company has partnered with Energia, Ireland’s greenest electricity supplier, to provide

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BOWE GROUP appoints Paul Ward as Managing Director for UK & Ireland

    BOWE GROUP appoints Paul Ward as Managing Director for UK & Ireland

The BOWE GROUP, part of the Possehl Group and one of the world’s leading suppliers of smart automation and IoT software for over 75 years, has announced the appointment of

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Packaging Innovations 2022 Launches The Sustainability Trail

    Packaging Innovations 2022 Launches The Sustainability Trail

Sustainability, the packaging industry’s most contentious topic, is set to take centre stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022, with the event organiser, Easyfairs, announcing the launch of ‘The Sustainability Trail’.

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TU Dublin launches pharma VR training with BioPharmaChem Skillnet

    TU Dublin launches pharma VR training with BioPharmaChem Skillnet

BioPharmaChem Skillnet has launched a new Virtual Reality (VR) Training programme developed for the Pharma Industry in collaboration with Technological University Dublin. Following the successful BioPharmaChem (BPC) Skillnet VR Training programme in

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Canon Group acquires Edale to strengthen label and packaging business

    Canon Group acquires Edale to strengthen label and packaging business

Canon Group has acquired UK-based packaging converting equipment manufacturer Edale, with the aim of strengthening Canon’s label and packaging business, and creating opportunities for future developments. Through this acquisition, Canon

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Irish Distillers appoints new Chairman and CEO

    Irish Distillers appoints new Chairman and CEO

Irish Distillers, producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has announced that Chairman and CEO, Conor McQuaid will leave his current role to take up

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AM Labels Relocates to Larger Premises to Expand Operations

    AM Labels Relocates to Larger Premises to Expand Operations

AM Labels Limited, an award-winning supplier of complete labelling solutions including manufacturing and warehouse automation, barcoding and RFID systems, has relocated to a larger premises to expand its business operations.

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British Construction orders show fastest rise in seven months

    British Construction orders show fastest rise in seven months

British building output was boosted by sustained rise in new work across the board according to the Construction Purchasing Managers index for March. The latest reading of 59.1 was unchanged

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Growth in Irish construction activity slows at end of first quarter

    Growth in Irish construction activity slows at end of first quarter

There were signs of a growth slowdown in the Irish construction sector at the end of the first quarter of

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Gilead Sciences Opens New Global Paediatric Drug Development Centre of Excellence in Dublin

    Gilead Sciences Opens New Global Paediatric Drug Development Centre of Excellence in Dublin

Gilead Sciences, a global biotechnology company, has formally opened its Dublin city centre office focused on developing new paediatric formulations

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€12 million investment by EirGen Pharma

    €12 million investment by EirGen Pharma

EirGen Pharma has acquired a new building in the IDA Industrial Estate in Waterford which will facilitate an expansion of

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Diageo to invest £40.5 million in its beer packaging facilities

    Diageo to invest £40.5 million in its beer packaging facilities

Diageo is making a £40.5 million investment to expand capacity at its packaging facilities in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Runcorn,

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Irish businesses struggling to monitor and report on key sustainability metrics

    Irish businesses struggling to monitor and report on key sustainability metrics

Businesses in Ireland are currently struggling to comprehensively measure, monitor and report on the range of metrics that they contribute

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SEAI announces call for energy research and innovation projects – €20 million funding to be invested in 2022

    SEAI announces call for energy research and innovation projects – €20 million funding to be invested in 2022

The Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI) has announced a new round of Government funding for energy research and innovation. The

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Siemens extends Connected Curriculum programme

    Siemens extends Connected Curriculum programme

Connected Curriculum, Siemens’ innovative teaching programme integrating technology into the higher education curriculum, has expanded its university partnerships bringing its

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Jay Cooper appointed President, Northern Europe at Mondelēz International

    Jay Cooper appointed President, Northern Europe at Mondelēz International

Mondelēz International has appointed Jay Cooper (pictured) as President, Northern Europe. He will be responsible for Mondelēz International’s businesses in

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UK Government to support expansion of Croda’s lipid systems manufacturing facility

    UK Government to support expansion of Croda’s lipid systems manufacturing facility

Croda International Plc, the company that uses smart science to create high performance ingredients and solutions that improve lives, has

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DHL Express opens new state-of-the-art facility in Blarney, County Cork

    DHL Express opens new state-of-the-art facility in Blarney, County Cork

DHL Express, the world’s leading express service provider, has opened its new state-of-the-art logistics hub in Blarney, County Cork. DHL

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New Report Warns Plastics System Needs Significant Change Within 5 Years to Meet Circularity and Net Zero Goals

    New Report Warns Plastics System Needs Significant Change Within 5 Years to Meet Circularity and Net Zero Goals

A major new report, ‘ReShaping Plastics – Pathways to a Circular, Climate Neutral Plastics System in Europe’, finds that a

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Arla announces new 5-year growth strategy for the UK

    Arla announces new 5-year growth strategy for the UK

Britain’s largest dairy co-operative, Arla Foods, is planning long-term investments in its UK supply chain, key sales channels and market

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ESS Group announces strategic investment from ISG

    ESS Group announces strategic investment from ISG

ESS Group, an industry leader in modern methods of construction (MMC) in the UK and Ireland, has announced that ISG

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Federation of Bakers calls for British Government action to avert impending bread crisis

    Federation of Bakers calls for British Government action to avert impending bread crisis

Gordon Polson, Chief Executive of the Federation of Bakers has written to the Rt Hon George Eustice MP, Secretary of

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Building Bridges in disruptive technologies between Irish and multinational companies though an on-line Partnering Portal

    Building Bridges in disruptive technologies between Irish and multinational companies though an on-line Partnering Portal

IDA Ireland in partnership with Enterprise Ireland has launched a national online searchable database to profile Irish based companies and multinational

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