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Prototype for game-changing ammonia plant

    Prototype for game-changing ammonia plant

Engineers are designing a green ammonia plant that can reliably and efficiently generate ammonia using only intermittent renewable energy as the source of power. The project, led by the Science

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More jobs and lower emissions as Scottish distillery expands

    More jobs and lower emissions as Scottish distillery expands

A project by a rural Highland distillery to reduce its carbon footprint while increasing productivity and creating jobs has secured up to £250,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

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Irish food businesses face tidal wave of challenges but still expect growth

    Irish food businesses face tidal wave of challenges but still expect growth

Research published by Love Irish Food and PwC and conducted among Irish food businesses, the 2022 SME Food Barometer points to the confidence of Irish food businesses in their ability to grow in the face of

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Leading UK research facilities to move closer to net zero

    Leading UK research facilities to move closer to net zero

A leading, advanced robotics research centre is set to adopt a novel, in-house solution to tackling rising energy bills. The Institute for Safe Autonomy at the University of York plans

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ActionZero establishes manufacturing and research development centre in Ireland

    ActionZero establishes manufacturing and research development centre in Ireland

ActionZero, an Irish-owned climate technology company, has announced the establishment of its new manufacturing, research and  development centre in Tralee at the former Borg Warner facility. The company will continue

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New orders down for first time in 13 months amid strong cost pressures in Irish construction

    New orders down for first time in 13 months amid strong cost pressures in Irish construction

Near-record cost pressures acted to depress demand in the Irish construction sector during April, with new orders dropping for the first time since March 2021. Meanwhile, activity, employment and purchasing

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Greencore Group appoints new CEO

    Greencore Group appoints new CEO

Greencore Group plc, a leading manufacturer of convenience foods in the UK, has appointed Dalton Philips as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. He will join the Group and the

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UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

    UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 will introduce two brand-new interactive features, The Big Debate and the Sustainability Trail, when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 25 and 26 May. The features

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3PL provider extends service offering to support ongoing container challenges

    3PL provider extends service offering to support ongoing container challenges

A leading 3PL provider has extended its service offering to support the ongoing container challenges experienced by UK business. Carlton Forest 3PL, which operates across a variety of transport and

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Valeo has produced its 100 millionth camera at its Tuam site in Ireland

    Valeo has produced its 100 millionth camera at its Tuam site in Ireland

Valeo has produced its one hundred millionth automotive nearfield camera, which gives the car its rear and surround vision, at its Tuam site in Ireland, which employs about 850 people.

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Survey results show spring in the step of Northern Ireland Manufacturing

    Survey results show spring in the step of Northern Ireland Manufacturing

More than half of Northern Ireland’s manufacturing businesses are experiencing growth so far this year, a survey conducted by Perceptive Insight for Manufacturing NI and Tughans shows. Compared to April 2021,

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UK Engineering Biology receives £20.6 million funding boost

    UK Engineering Biology receives £20.6 million funding boost

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have invested £20.6 million into innovative projects across the UK. The latest investment by UKRI partners and

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Takeda celebrates opening of innovative cell therapy production facility in Ireland

    Takeda celebrates opening of innovative cell therapy production facility in Ireland

Takeda Ireland, a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, has opened a cell therapy production facility at its Grange Castle site in Dublin. The commercial scale cell therapy production facility is

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Acquisition puts growth on the menu for Suffolk flavourings manufacturer

    Acquisition puts growth on the menu for Suffolk flavourings manufacturer

Suffolk-based food flavouring and extract manufacturer Omega Ingredients has been acquired by global fragrance and flavouring leader Robertet Group in a deal originated and supported by FRP Corporate Finance. Omega

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Breaking the Mould – Irish Company in ‘World First’ Innovation Partnership

    Breaking the Mould – Irish Company in ‘World First’ Innovation Partnership

Imagine a future where a bone break can be repaired by 3D-printing bones made from marine coral. That reality may come a lot sooner than one might think, thanks to

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CRH completes $3.8 billion deal

    CRH completes $3.8 billion deal

CRH plc has completed the divestment of its Building Envelope business for an enterprise value of $3.8 billion. The Building Envelope business provides architectural glass, storefront systems, architectural glazing systems

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Chivas Brothers to invest £88 million in expansion of two distilleries

    Chivas Brothers to invest £88 million in expansion of two distilleries

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard, is to invest £88 million into Aberlour and Miltonduff, two of its strategic single malt distilleries. The investment will go into

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UK train manufacturer sends second set of Class 230 battery stock to the US

    UK train manufacturer sends second set of Class 230 battery stock to the US

Vivarail, a British rolling stock manufacturer, has sent a second set of battery train stock across the Atlantic, as the US looks set to break new ground with the “Pop-Up

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Carbery Group reports a positive performance for 2021

    Carbery Group reports a positive performance for 2021

Carbery Group, the West Cork-based international ingredients, flavours, and award-winning cheese producer, has reported a positive financial performance for the year ended 31 December 2021. Group turnover increased by 17% to

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HBAN syndicates lead €1.9 million investment in SymPhysis Medical

    HBAN syndicates lead €1.9 million investment in SymPhysis Medical

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, has announced

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