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Historic milestone reached as new aircraft manufacturing returns to the UK

    Historic milestone reached as new aircraft manufacturing returns to the UK

British aircraft manufacturer, Britten-Norman, has begun UK production of the Islander, the world-leading sub-regional aircraft, having shifted its manufacturing back to the UK from overseas. This historic moment is the

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Port of Cork Company celebrates bumper first year at Cork Container Terminal

    Port of Cork Company celebrates bumper first year at Cork Container Terminal

Over 90,000 containers were loaded and discharged at the Port of Cork Company’s (PoCC) new Cork Container Terminal (CCT) in Ringaskiddy in what was a bumper first year at the state-of-the-art

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Dawn Meats to invest €10 million in newly acquired facility

    Dawn Meats to invest €10 million in newly acquired facility

Dawn Meats, the Waterford-based premium meat processor, has welcomed the decision of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) to clear its acquisition of Kildare Chilling Company and has announced

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US-based Wesco International to expand in Ireland

    US-based Wesco International to expand in Ireland

Wesco International, a US-based global provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics and supply chain solutions, has announced that it will expand its operations in Ireland to include a new Digital Center

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CPI launches multi-million-pound food innovation centre in North East England

    CPI launches multi-million-pound food innovation centre in North East England

CPI (Centre for Process Innovation) has launched a new multi-million-pound food innovation centre that will put the North East of England ​’at the epicentre of a green revolution in the

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AbbVie establishes new €23 million European manufacturing services hub in North Dublin

    AbbVie establishes new €23 million European manufacturing services hub in North Dublin

AbbVie, a global research-driven biopharmaceutical company with a significant presence across six Irish locations, has opened a new €23 million European services hub in Clonshaugh, North Dublin. The state-of-the-art facility

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Rosslare Europort named Ferry Port of the Year at European Ferry Shipping Summit

    Rosslare Europort named Ferry Port of the Year at European Ferry Shipping Summit

Rosslare Europort in County Wexford has been named European Ferry Port of the year at the 2023 European Ferry Shipping Summit in Malmo, Sweden. It is the first time the

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Britvic Ireland to invest €6 million in Ballygowan facility to increase production by over 20%

    Britvic Ireland to invest €6 million in Ballygowan facility to increase production by over 20%

Britvic Ireland has announced an investment of €6 million in its Ballygowan facility in Newcastle West, County Limerick, to grow the site’s production capacity by over 20% in order to

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UK manufacturing rises to eighth in world but can climb higher with automation

    UK manufacturing rises to eighth in world but can climb higher with automation

By Tom Bouchier, Managing Director, FANUC UK Data just released by Make UK[1] reveals that UK manufacturing has overtaken France to claim eighth place in the world rankings, one position

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Northern Ireland company bringing The Wombles back to life with new collection

    Northern Ireland company bringing The Wombles back to life with new collection

Northern Ireland company, Environmental Street Furniture (ESF), is bringing some of the UK’s most cherished TV characters, The Wombles, back to life through the launch of its latest innovative product

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UK manufacturing sector moves up the world rankings

    UK manufacturing sector moves up the world rankings

The latest ‘Manufacturing – The Facts’ report reveals the UK’s manufacturing sector has climbed one place to eighth in the world rankings, overtaking France in the process.  The fact card

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Müller trials zero-emission HGV refrigeration

    Müller trials zero-emission HGV refrigeration

Müller Milk & Ingredients, which produces branded and private label fresh milk, cream, butter, milk drinks and ingredients products and boasts a network of dairies and depots servicing customers throughout

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Astellas to invest more than €330 million in a new facility in Ireland

    Astellas to invest more than €330 million in a new facility in Ireland

Astellas Pharma has announced its intention to submit a planning application to build a new state-of-the-art facility, at an approximate cost of €330 million in Tralee, County Kerry. This investment

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Researchers transform landfilled wind turbine blades into footbridges

    Researchers transform landfilled wind turbine blades into footbridges

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are transforming wind turbine blades, which are set to be landfilled or incinerated, into footbridges that can hold the weight of a 30-tonne digger. Over

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Driving the electric revolution competition invests in UK net zero manufacturing tech

    Driving the electric revolution competition invests in UK net zero manufacturing tech

Innovate UK has awarded £5.8 million in funding to 12 projects that scale-up the manufacturing of underpinning net zero technologies to increase UK industrial resilience. UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI)

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Irish food & drink entrepreneurs with an appetite to disrupt the industry wanted!

    Irish food & drink entrepreneurs with an appetite to disrupt the industry wanted!

Are you an early-stage food or drink company interested in scaling your business? Do you have a category-disrupting product, solution or ingredient with export potential? Then look no further than

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BMW to invest £600 million in all-electric MINI production in the UK

    BMW to invest £600 million in all-electric MINI production in the UK

BMW Group has announced a new investment of more than £600 million in the MINI factories at Oxford and Swindon in England. “With this new investment we will develop the

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MSD Ireland announces official opening of new facilities in Dunboyne and Carlow following investment of over €1 billion

    MSD Ireland announces official opening of new facilities in Dunboyne and Carlow following investment of over €1 billion

MSD Ireland, one of the country’s leading healthcare companies, has announced the official opening of a new, state-of-the-art site in Meath in addition to a significant expansion at its Carlow

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Radnor Hills acquires Highland Spring Group’s Welsh production site

    Radnor Hills acquires Highland Spring Group’s Welsh production site

Leading soft drinks maker Radnor Hills has acquired Highland Spring Group’s Welsh production site. The deal will protect jobs at the site located in Blaen Twyni, Swansea, and support the

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Wrightbus creating hundreds of new jobs as it targets further growth in green transport

    Wrightbus creating hundreds of new jobs as it targets further growth in green transport

Northern Ireland-based Wrightbus is expanding its workforce as part of the company’s  continued growth as a market leader in clean vehicles. The company behind the world’s first hydrogen and world’s most

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Evolution 2023: How changing technology is driving evolution in manufacturing (and Novotek)

    Evolution 2023: How changing technology is driving evolution in manufacturing (and Novotek)

On Wednesday 20th September, Novotek Ireland invites you to Evolution 2023, which will bring together representatives from exciting vendor partners with members of the expanding Novotek family to provide a comprehensive

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Lidl’s largest warehouse in the world opens in England following £300 million investment

    Lidl’s largest warehouse in the world opens in England following £300 million investment

Lidl GB has officially opened its £300 million RDC – the largest Lidl warehouse in the world – marking the discounter’s continued commitment to expansion across Great Britain. The 1.2

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British Steel to supply huge SeAH wind plant on Teesside

    British Steel to supply huge SeAH wind plant on Teesside

Steel work is being erected as major progress continues on the £450 million SeAH Wind monopile manufacturing facility at the Teesworks site on Teesside. The 800-metre-long building will be the

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New CEO at Kepak Foods

    New CEO at Kepak Foods

Kepak Group, one of Europe’s leading meat producers with 15 manufacturing plants in Ireland and the UK, has appointment experienced

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£13 million to help transform UK medicines manufacturing

    £13 million to help transform UK medicines manufacturing

Seventeen new projects will receive funding for cutting edge medicine manufacturing, delivered by the Innovate UK Transforming Medicine Manufacturing programme.

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Irish manufacturing sector expands for first time in six months

    Irish manufacturing sector expands for first time in six months

The Irish manufacturing sector posted its first expansion in six months during August, driven by a fresh upturn in new

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Scottish environmental tech firm Recycl8 secures low carbon manufacturing grant

    Scottish environmental tech firm Recycl8 secures low carbon manufacturing grant

Recycl8, a leading environmental services company, has been awarded a six-figure Low Carbon Manufacturing Challenge Fund (LCMCF) grant by Scottish

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Ireland to harness the power of green procurement with the CO2 Performance Ladder

    Ireland to harness the power of green procurement with the CO2 Performance Ladder

The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) have launched a pilot of the highly successful CO2 Performance Ladder in Ireland. The first

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Britvic to invest £22.5 million in sixth bottling line at London factory

    Britvic to invest £22.5 million in sixth bottling line at London factory

Leading soft drinks manufacturer, Britvic, is investing £22.5 million in its sixth bottling line at its East London factory in

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