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Food manufacturers boost efficiency and sustainability with GEA refrigeration solutions

    Food manufacturers boost efficiency and sustainability with GEA refrigeration solutions

Investing in the latest compressor equipment and refrigeration solutions has not only boosted the performance of two of the UK’s major food manufacturers with improved efficiency, energy savings and reduced

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Mettler-Toledo’s GC Series Conveyorized Metal Detectors Record Strong Productivity and Uptime Benefits

    Mettler-Toledo’s GC Series Conveyorized Metal Detectors Record Strong Productivity and Uptime Benefits

Since its launch last year, manufacturers across 20 countries worldwide, who have implemented Mettler-Toledo’s GC (Global Conveyor) Series of integrated conveyorized metal detection systems are reporting significant productivity and uptime

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JENTON APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR PRONOVA ‘JOKER®’ BAGGING EQUIPMENT AND SUPREME PLASTICS BAGS AND POUCHES

    JENTON APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR PRONOVA ‘JOKER®’ BAGGING EQUIPMENT AND SUPREME PLASTICS BAGS AND POUCHES

Complete packaging solution specially developed to offer a cost effective alternative to form-fill-seal for food, medical and DIY markets   Jenton International Ltd – part of The Jenton Group (www.jenton.co.uk)

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Rockwell Automation Opens Registration for the 29th Automation Fair At Home – A New, Primarily Virtual Experience

    Rockwell Automation Opens Registration for the 29th Automation Fair At Home – A New, Primarily Virtual Experience

The event features keynote speakers, a product & technology showcase, virtual tours and hands-on training opportunities Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and

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Invar launches group of companies as a ‘union of technological excellence’ for delivering advanced turnkey warehouse automation

    Invar launches group of companies as a ‘union of technological excellence’ for delivering advanced turnkey warehouse automation

Invar Group launches, bringing together three leading specialist organisations in the warehouse software, automation and controls sector. The Group comprises: Invar Systems, a developer of warehouse control and management systems; Invar Integration (Greenstone

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Pfizer to seek emergency US approval for Covid-19 vaccine in November

    Pfizer to seek emergency US approval for Covid-19 vaccine in November

Pfizer, the drugs maker company with two bases in Cork, will apply for emergency US approval of the Covid-19 vaccine it is developing as early as next month. Currently the

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Closed Loop Demand Planning & Finite Scheduling System

    Closed Loop Demand Planning & Finite Scheduling System

Still using spreadsheets with a large ERP system.  Our team of dedicated engineers will configure our fully flexible and configurable web system linked to your ERP system.  This will deliver

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Rockwell Automation Improves Productivity, Drives Profitability and Reduces Risk Across Plant Operations with the Release of PlantPAx 5.0

    Rockwell Automation Improves Productivity, Drives Profitability and Reduces Risk Across Plant Operations with the Release of PlantPAx 5.0

Rockwell Automation today released the PlantPAx® 5.0 distributed control system (DCS). This latest DCS version from Rockwell Automation helps industrial producers positively impact the lifecycle of their plant operations with plant-wide

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Rockwell Automation and Microsoft Expand Partnership to Simplify Industrial Transformation

    Rockwell Automation and Microsoft Expand Partnership to Simplify Industrial Transformation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have announced a five-year partnership expansion to develop integrated, market-ready solutions that help industrial customers improve digital agility through cloud technology. By combining each

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JENTON APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR PRONOVA ‘JOKER®’ BAGGING EQUIPMENT AND SUPREME PLASTICS BAGS AND POUCHES

    JENTON APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR PRONOVA ‘JOKER®’ BAGGING EQUIPMENT AND SUPREME PLASTICS BAGS AND POUCHES

Complete packaging solution specially developed to offer a cost effective alternative to form-fill-seal for food, medical and DIY markets   Jenton International Ltd – part of The Jenton Group (www.jenton.co.uk)

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Advanced engineering and manufacturing Centre of Excellence to be built in Daventry

    Advanced engineering and manufacturing Centre of Excellence to be built in Daventry

Daventry has been unveiled as the new home for an advanced engineering and manufacturing Centre of Excellence. JRM, a company founded in 2007 and famed for its international success on

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MACSA ID UK AGREES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH CODETRONIX

    MACSA ID UK AGREES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP  WITH CODETRONIX

Exciting new agreement enables coding and marking specialists to expand product offering and double service and sales capacity across the UK   Bedfordshire coding and marking equipment specialist Macsa ID

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MSD and Takeda conclude acquisition of Dunboyne manufacturing site

    MSD and Takeda conclude acquisition of Dunboyne manufacturing site

The state-of-the-art facility has been acquired as a going concern and the 200 employees will now join MSD Ireland’s existing 2,500 strong workforce. MSD has concluded the acquisition of the

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Edwards to open new Technology Centre in Dublin

    Edwards to open new Technology Centre in Dublin

Edwards, the leading supplier of vacuum and abatement services and solutions to the global semiconductor industry, announced that it is establishing a new Service Technology Centre (STC) in Blanchardstown, Dublin

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EMC and Bosch Rexroth – A Partnership Profile

    EMC and Bosch Rexroth – A Partnership Profile

First introduced over 30 years ago, Bosch Rexroth’s high-performance aluminium system offers industry the most comprehensive range of products using its unique T-slot design.  The idea is appealingly simple, the

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Plotting the future of industrial technology on the edge of Mullingar

    Plotting the future of industrial technology on the edge of Mullingar

In an abandoned former cigarette plant on the edge of Mullingar, a group of researchers is plotting the future of Irish industrial technology. The repurposing of the old Imperial Tobacco

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Irish Data Centre Industry to Add 1,800+ Jobs in Next 12 Months

    Irish Data Centre Industry to Add 1,800+ Jobs in Next 12 Months

A new survey released today from Host in Ireland finds an optimistic business outlook over the next twelve months for the Irish data centre industry. Ninety-six percent (96%) of companies

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RHENUS GROUP INVESTS IN TURKISH ROUTE

    RHENUS GROUP INVESTS IN TURKISH ROUTE

Leading international freight forwarder, Rhenus, has created a direct UK-Turkey transportation route, that ensures goods remain in one network door to door. The route, which bypasses the existing stopover in

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Countering The Unknown – Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

    Countering The Unknown – Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

In normal times, manufacturers and retailers would now be setting up the supply, warehousing and transport contracts to ensure the resilience of their supply and distribution chains against a series

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MANUFACTURING FIRM TO INVEST £2M WITH INVEST NI SUPPORT

    MANUFACTURING FIRM TO INVEST £2M WITH INVEST NI SUPPORT

A packaging manufacturing company is to invest more than £2m in skills development at its West Belfast and Antrim facilities, with the firm having been backed by Invest NI. Huhtamaki

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Automate image-based inspection with artificial intelligence

    Automate image-based inspection with artificial intelligence

High demands on products as well as high time and cost pressure are decisive competitive factors across all industries and sectors. Whether in the food or automotive industry quality, safety

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Regeneron to add 400 jobs in Limerick as Covid treatment shows promise

    Regeneron to add 400 jobs in Limerick as Covid treatment shows promise

US drug development group Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is to add more than 400 new jobs at its Limerick facility, bringing the total number employed at the campus to more than 1,400. The roles will be

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SSPC to build €1.9m pharma manufacturing facility at UL

    SSPC to build €1.9m pharma manufacturing facility at UL

The co-director of the pharmaceutical research centre has received an SFI Infrastructure Award to build a facility with next-generation process equipment. Prof Gavin Walker, the Bernal chair in pharmaceutical powder engineering

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RS introduces RS PRO Protective Measures kits and bundles to support businesses and their employees returning to work

    RS introduces RS PRO Protective Measures kits and bundles to support businesses and their employees returning to work

Bundled products from RS’ own-brand range enable businesses to take preventative health and safety measures at work during COVID-19 pandemic

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cargo-partner Expands LCL Services from Asia to Europe via Koper

    cargo-partner Expands LCL Services from Asia to Europe via Koper

The international transport and info-logistics provider has strengthened its LCL service offering with further connections now from India, Thailand and

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Safe Space – from challenge to opportunity

    Safe Space – from challenge to opportunity

Responsible employers and business owners are rising to the challenge of providing Covid-secure spaces, but most are still unsure of

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How Munster’s pharmaceutical industry is responding to the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine

    How Munster’s pharmaceutical industry is responding to the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine

The global search for Covid-19 treatments has resulted in a surge of pharma activity in Ireland and Munster. Given the

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Smart poultry processing gets the right products to the right customer

    Smart poultry processing gets the right products to the right customer

WHY DATA-DRIVEN PROCESSING? If you manage a modern poultry processing plant, you need a complete, clear overview of all processes.

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Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

    Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

Face masks that allow people to work more safely in close proximity in Covid-rich environments such as intensive care units and meat

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MSD buys Takeda biologics plant in Dunboyne

    MSD buys Takeda biologics plant in Dunboyne

Pharma giant MSD has agreed to buy a state-of-the-art biologics plant in Dunboyne, Co Meath, where around 200 workers are currently

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Up to 100 jobs to be created as MeiraGTx expand in Shannon

    Up to 100 jobs to be created as MeiraGTx expand in Shannon

MeiraGTx have announced they are to undergo a multi-million euro expansion in Shannon which will create up to 100 jobs

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New life sciences manufacturing executive programme launches in Ireland

    New life sciences manufacturing executive programme launches in Ireland

Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace, has launched a professional development programme for life science companies to build a culture of creative

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Zimmer distributes PPE to schools

    Zimmer distributes PPE to schools

A SHANNON medical manufacturing company has provided an information night for schools with practical advice on Covid-19 safety measures for

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Volkswagen opens up its ‘Industrial Cloud’ to other manufacturing and technology companies

    Volkswagen opens up its ‘Industrial Cloud’ to other manufacturing and technology companies

Volkswagen, together with Amazon Web Services and integration partner Siemens, is opening up its Industrial Cloud to other manufacturing and

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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL PORTAL TO SUPPORT IRISH PARTNERS

    SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL PORTAL TO SUPPORT IRISH PARTNERS

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation, energy management, and automation, has announced the launch of its new partner portal

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A Dublin based business has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland All-Star Family Run Business 2020.

    A Dublin based business has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland All-Star Family Run Business 2020.

Oliver Conroy Pallets has achieved a quality mark signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust. Based in

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COUNTY CLARE MEDTECH MANUFACTURING SITE PRODUCING ANTIBODY TESTS FOR WORLDWIDE DETECTION OF COVID-19

    COUNTY CLARE MEDTECH MANUFACTURING SITE PRODUCING ANTIBODY TESTS FOR WORLDWIDE DETECTION OF COVID-19

A medical technology facility in Tulla, Co Clare is involved in the development of tests to detect coronavirus antibodies to

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Gary O’Connor appointed managing director of Ireland for Geodis

    Gary O’Connor appointed managing director of Ireland for Geodis

Geodis has appointed Gary O’Connor as its new managing director of Ireland. His brief is to focus “on developing business

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Greenfield Global presents Its New European Manufacturing HQ

    Greenfield Global presents Its New European Manufacturing HQ

Greenfield Global Inc., a global leader in the production of ethanol, high-purity speciality alcohols, and solvents, will soon commence the

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This Smart Building Is a Living Lab for a Greener Future in Construction – Kingspan

    This Smart Building Is a Living Lab for a Greener Future in Construction – Kingspan

There was a time when the annual World’s Fair was the planet’s primary showcase for “the buildings of tomorrow.” People

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The Irish Times Business Person of the Month: Michael Burke

    The Irish Times Business Person of the Month: Michael Burke

Chanelle Pharmaceuticals chief has made inroads into US vet pharmaceuticals market Chanelle Pharmaceuticals chief executive Michael Burke has been chosen as The Irish

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Mettler-Toledo’s Gives Free Access to Its Inspection Expertise

    Mettler-Toledo’s Gives Free Access to Its Inspection Expertise

To help manufacturers access expert advice to select the right inspection equipment for their products, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is providing free

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New Intesis gateway makes communication between PROFINET and BACnet easy

    New Intesis gateway makes communication between PROFINET and BACnet easy

HMS Networks announces a new IntesisTM protocol translator for communication between PROFINET PLCs on factory floors and Building Management Systems

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Ward Automation Sligo launches flexible robot cell automated for end-of-line inspection of syringes

    Ward Automation Sligo launches flexible robot cell automated for end-of-line inspection of syringes

For a global player in healthcare and pharmaceutical products, Ward Automation Sligo engineered and manufactured a compact and flexible robot

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Cork company rolls with it to combat Covid-19

    Cork company rolls with it to combat Covid-19

The agility of Cork based company – MTD Precision Engineering, has allowed them to rapidly adapt to circumstances arising from

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Technimark Acquires European Injection Molder, Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd., Expanding Global Manufacturing Platform And Healthcare Focus

    Technimark Acquires European Injection Molder, Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd., Expanding Global Manufacturing Platform And Healthcare Focus

Global plastic injection molding leader adds facilities in Ireland and the Czech Republic Technimark, a global manufacturer of custom rigid

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National award for midlands engineering collaboration

    National award for midlands engineering collaboration

Engenuity Engineering Cluster Midlands is one of two national winners for the European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2020. This morning, Enterprise

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Kingspan donates €1m shipment of PPE to HSE

    Kingspan donates €1m shipment of PPE to HSE

Irish building materials company Kingspan has donated a shipment of 60,000 medical protective suits to the HSE to help support

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AIT Researchers Awarded €2 Million for Advanced R&D Equipment

    AIT Researchers Awarded €2 Million for Advanced R&D Equipment

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) researchers have received €2 million from Enterprise Ireland’s Capital Fund for highly specialist equipment this

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Northern Ireland company rises to the challenges presented by Covid 19

    Northern Ireland company rises to the challenges presented by Covid 19

A practical but multifaceted portable hand washing station which will help in the protection against the coronavirus has been developed

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Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

    Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

Over €10 million in government funding has been awarded to Galway companies partnering with NUIG research teams to develop groundbreaking

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Targeted climate and environmental actions needed for long term improvement says EPA

    Targeted climate and environmental actions needed for long term improvement says EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its Greenhouse Gas emissions projections for the period 2019-2040. They show Ireland

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Johnston Logistics UK Help Asda Customers Wipe Away Virus During Lockdown

    Johnston Logistics UK Help Asda Customers Wipe Away Virus During Lockdown

Johnston Logistics UK have seen a 286% increase since March in the throughput of anti-bacterial and other cleaning wipes they

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Gilead Sciences to create 140 jobs at Irish operations

    Gilead Sciences to create 140 jobs at Irish operations

US pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences is creating 140 jobs here as it plans to invest about €7m in its Irish

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Minister visits Re-Gen Waste Recycling Facility in Newry

    Minister visits Re-Gen Waste Recycling Facility in Newry

Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots, has heard first-hand how adopting Re-Gen Waste’s co-mingling recycling services model across

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PPMA Show 2020 Postponed

    PPMA Show 2020 Postponed

Further to our detailed conversations with the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), and in the interests of health and safety for

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A flexible storage combination

    A flexible storage combination

One of the most popular new items in BITO’s recently launched online BITO Direct catalogue is the company’s Galvanised Boltless

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UCC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE EPI-RESTORE TECHNOLOGY AS AN ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

    UCC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE EPI-RESTORE TECHNOLOGY AS AN ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

July 1st 2020: UCC Innovation today announced EPI-RESTORE Technology is a most attractive prospect for Commercial Development. EPI-RESTORE is a cutting edge

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