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Recharge Industries completes deal for Britishvolt

    Recharge Industries completes deal for Britishvolt

Recharge Industries™, a portfolio company of investment firm Scale Facilitation®, has been successful in its bid for ownership of Britishvolt, which entered Administration on 17 January 2023. Recharge Industries™ is

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SFM Engineering opens major factory expansion in Northern Ireland

    SFM Engineering opens major factory expansion in Northern Ireland

County Armagh-based materials handling firm, SFM Engineering has celebrated the opening of its new factory extension following a £2 million investment.  SFM Engineering is a manufacturer to the material processing

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Industry Training Services opens for business in Dublin

    Industry Training Services opens for business in Dublin

Industry Training Services (ITS), Northern Ireland’s number one provider of health and safety training solutions to the construction, civil engineering, utilities and manufacturing sectors, has opened a base in Dublin

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Abbey Logisitics invests in new warehousing space in The Wirral

    Abbey Logisitics invests in new warehousing space in The Wirral

As one of the UK’s leading transport providers of bulk liquids & powders, Abbey Logistics also specialises in warehousing services including bag to bulk and bulk to bag handling. The

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Ronald Kers to succeed Seamus Kearney as Group CEO of Valeo Foods Group

    Ronald Kers to succeed Seamus Kearney as Group CEO of Valeo Foods Group

Ronald Kers has been appointed as Group CEO of Valeo Foods Group. Ronald Kers succeeds Seamus Kearney following his decision to step back from a day-to-day leadership role within the

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A Quick Start for 3D Factory Projects

    A Quick Start for 3D Factory Projects

The use of 3D systems is becoming increasingly popular for factory layout. Companies want to benefit from the advantages of 3D design while keeping to their traditional 2D-based design process.

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Wrightbus plans green hydrogen production facility in Northern Ireland

    Wrightbus plans green hydrogen production facility in Northern Ireland

Plans have been unveiled for an innovative multi-million pound green hydrogen production facility at the Ballymena headquarters of globally renowned sustainable bus manufacturer Wrightbus. Subject to planning approval, the new

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Irish renewable energy experts receive up to €25 million in funding to aid expansion

    Irish renewable energy experts receive up to €25 million in funding to aid expansion

Renewable experts Astatine Ireland have secured an initial €15 million in project funding from the Solas Sustainable Energy Fund ICAV, advised by Dublin- and Zurich-based Solas Capital, with the option

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Four predictions for life sciences in 2023

    Four predictions for life sciences in 2023

By Wendy Lloyd-Goodwin, Founder of Life Science Law, a disruptive new company providing leading legal and compliance advice for businesses on pharmaceuticals, consumer wellbeing products, medical devices, and cannabinoids. The

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Mettler-Toledo to Host a Live Webinar on Glass in Glass X- ray Inspection

    Mettler-Toledo to Host a Live Webinar on Glass in Glass X-  ray Inspection

Live event scheduled 9th March 2023 will discuss the damaging nature of glass-in-glass contamination for food manufacturers and how x-ray inspection can help to mitigate these risks.  Royston, Hertfordshire, UK.

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Work starts on New Advancing Innovation in Manufacturing Centre in Sligo

    Work starts on New Advancing Innovation in Manufacturing Centre in Sligo

The sod has been turned on the site of the new Advancing Innovation in Manufacturing (AIM) Centre in Sligo. The new facility will focus on developing capability in cutting-edge manufacturing

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Positive outlook for UK manufacturing small businesses in a quarter rocked by market uncertainty

    Positive outlook for UK manufacturing small businesses in a quarter rocked by market uncertainty

The beginning of 2023 has seen a significant rise in manufacturing small businesses predicting growth in the next three months, from 35% in Q4’22 to 44% this quarter, according to

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Record Irish goods exports of €208 billion in 2022

    Record Irish goods exports of €208 billion in 2022

The latest Goods Exports and Imports release from the CSO shows that the value of goods exports from Ireland in 2022 rose to €208 billion, the highest level on record. The

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Liverpool City Region launchpad projects announced

    Liverpool City Region launchpad projects announced

Twenty-three new projects ranging from eco-friendly concrete to floating solar arrays have been announced as part of Innovate UK’s launchpad programme. The 23 projects funded through the Liverpool City Region

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National Construction Summit – 21st March 2023 – Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin

    National Construction Summit – 21st March 2023 – Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin

The 2023 National Construction Summit is being held on Tuesday, March 21st at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown in Dublin. Incorporating a comprehensive conference programme, including a wide array of

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Ford to cut 1,300 jobs in the UK

    Ford to cut 1,300 jobs in the UK

Ford in Europe has announced it is taking the next steps in the transformation of its business, responding to rapidly changing market conditions and a growing field of electric vehicle

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New £30 million supercomputer centre at Daresbury Laboratory

    New £30 million supercomputer centre at Daresbury Laboratory

A ground breaking ceremony has been held in celebration of a new £30 million supercomputer centre that is under construction at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Daresbury Laboratory.

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Scotch whisky exports over £6 billion for first time despite domestic headwinds

    Scotch whisky exports over £6 billion for first time despite domestic headwinds

Global exports of Scotch Whisky grew to more than £6 billion for the first time in 2022, according to figures released by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). In 2022, the

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EY report highlights critical role of innovation to ensure a productive and sustainable construction sector in Ireland

    EY report highlights critical role of innovation to ensure a productive and sustainable construction sector in Ireland

A report by EY highlights that the construction industry in Ireland is at a critical juncture. The report, entitled, A Detailed Description of Needs for the Irish Construction/Built Environment Sector finds

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Schneider Electric deepens its relationship with Warburtons

    Schneider Electric deepens its relationship with Warburtons

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced a multi-year extension to its technological partnership with Warburtons to improve production at six of

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New CEO of SMMT Industry Forum

    New CEO of SMMT Industry Forum

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has announced the appointment of Ashley Fernihough as the new Chief Executive Officer of SMMT Industry Forum, the automotive industry’s competitiveness improvement

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Business boost for north-west biotechnology start-ups in England

    Business boost for north-west biotechnology start-ups in England

An exciting new business programme designed to support biotechnology start-ups in the north-west of England has formally launched with its first call for participants. The new Biotech Business Incubation Centre

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First robotic-guided heart procedure in Ireland and the UK

    First robotic-guided heart procedure in Ireland and the UK

Surgeons in Galway have carried out the first robot guided coronary intervention in Ireland and the UK. The technology is used in stent procedures to relieve blockages in the heart’s

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SL Controls Announces 100 New Highly Skilled Jobs in Ireland

    SL Controls Announces 100 New Highly Skilled Jobs in Ireland

SL Controls has announced the creation of 100 new highly skilled jobs in Ireland, helping the company to achieve its

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Smart Green Shipping celebrates new wave of investment from MOL Drybulk Ltd and Scottish Enterprise

    Smart Green Shipping celebrates new wave of investment from MOL Drybulk Ltd and Scottish Enterprise

Smart Green Shipping is a systems design and engineering company based at Dumfries in Scotland that is developing unique retrofit

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Hub to prepare UK transport systems for low carbon future

    Hub to prepare UK transport systems for low carbon future

A new research hub will spearhead the action needed to decarbonise the UK’s transport system and ensure it can adapt

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Global report highlights UK’s urgent need to increase automation

    Global report highlights UK’s urgent need to increase automation

By Tom Bouchier, Managing Director, FANUC UK The UK has a strong and proud manufacturing history and, for a small

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Important milestone for UK aircraft manufacturer

    Important milestone for UK aircraft manufacturer

UK aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman has gained United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification for the Rolls Royce model 250

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Tate & Lyle continues transformation journey with launch of new brand

    Tate & Lyle continues transformation journey with launch of new brand

Tate & Lyle PLC, a world leader in ingredient solutions for healthier food and beverages, has announced the launch of

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Cloud-based Serialization Solution for Packaging of Pharmaceutical Products

    Cloud-based Serialization Solution for Packaging of Pharmaceutical Products

Stegemann Lohnverpackung & Logistischer Service e.K. is a German-based company that focuses on the packaging of pharmaceutical, food, hygiene and

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Lidl to invest £4 billion in British food businesses in 2023

    Lidl to invest £4 billion in British food businesses in 2023

Lidl GB has announced plans to invest £4 billion in British food businesses in FY23, as the supermarket cements its

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Scottish pharma company announces first product launch

    Scottish pharma company announces first product launch

Kelso Pharma, the growing UK based specialty pharma business, has announced its first product launch with the release to the

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