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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 thinking for digital transformation. The course will be offered online

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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 the return of students and staff at the end of

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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 technology companies. New partner companies will be able to connect

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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 (PRM) for its specifier partners in Ireland. The Irish electrical

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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 Dublin 12, they are approaching 70 years as a leading supplier

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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 track the spread geographically in real-time worldwide. The site is

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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 in the healthcare sector while growing the company’s influence over

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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 commissioning phase of their new  EU Manufacturing Headquarters in Portlaoise,

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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 from around the globe gathered in futuristic national pavilions to

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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 Times Business Person of the Month for June, an award run in

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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 product evaluation and testing services. Depending upon the product type

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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 with BACnet IP/MSTP. With this, full data integration, monitoring, and

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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 cell for the end-of-line testing, labeling and palletizing of 36,000

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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 the COVID-19 pandemic. As one of Ireland’s leading precision engineering

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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 plastic packaging and components, announced today it has acquired Tool &

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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 Ireland, in conjunction with The European Commission’s Directorate-General for 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 the Irish healthcare system in its response to the Covid-19

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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 past year.   Building on the phenomenal success of last

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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 by a Northern Ireland manufacturing company. Jans Composites Ltd, based

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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 medical technologies. Three projects aimed at improving heart health and

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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 can meet our current EU target to reduce Greenhouse Gas

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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 handle for Asda supermarkets. Manufactured in Israel by Dynamic Wipes,

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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 operations. Gilead said it is in the process of selecting

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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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IRISH MANUFACTURING BOUNCES BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC GROWTH RATE

    IRISH MANUFACTURING BOUNCES BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC GROWTH RATE

Ireland’s manufacturing sector returned to growth in June after recovering almost all of the sudden deterioration seen following the coronavirus-related

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MSD looking for 200 staff across four Irish sites

    MSD looking for 200 staff across four Irish sites

Pharma company MSD is looking to fill up to 200 roles across its four Irish sites between now and the

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BSI advice on cybersecurity and data protection essentials for office return

    BSI advice on cybersecurity and data protection essentials for office return

Preparation will be paramount for many organizations, with the transition from working from home (WFH) back to working from office

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Smart moves on the factory floor

    Smart moves on the factory floor

It’s all change in the manufacturing industry, with automation, artificial intelligence and augmented reality coming to the fore. Rockwell Automation

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Businesses face increasing operational challenges as a result of the domino effect of Covid-19

    Businesses face increasing operational challenges as a result of the domino effect of Covid-19

Findings for Ireland reveal organisations focusing on the medium to long term stability and opportunities as they look ahead post-pandemic

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MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

    MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), a Mullingar-based manufacturing research centre, are working on innovative responses to the global demand for life-saving

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Caldor Solar installs a Solar PV system to assist a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick meet its green goals.

    Caldor Solar installs a Solar PV system to assist a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick meet its green goals.

With an increasing need to improve green credentials and become more sustainable for many businesses, sustainable energy company Caldor Solar

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Training centre for innovative tech manufacturing to open in Dundalk

    Training centre for innovative tech manufacturing to open in Dundalk

Ireland is to get a ground-breaking training centre focussing exclusively on equipping workers with the manufacturing and technology skills at

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€3.7m investment and 40 jobs to be created in Manorhamilton

    €3.7m investment and 40 jobs to be created in Manorhamilton

North Leitrim and wider north west region are set to benefit from an investment of €3.7m in a new innovation,

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TWO COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN RECEIVE SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND FUNDING

    TWO COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN RECEIVE SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND FUNDING

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD has announced that two University College Dublin (UCD)-led projects are to

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New Siemens business to help manufacturers cut energy costs

    New Siemens business to help manufacturers cut energy costs

Siemens has launched a new business, Energy Solutions, to help large energy users including manufacturing sites reduce costs while increasing

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Combilift coping with Covid

    Combilift coping with Covid

Irish material handling solutions provider Combilift has implemented a number of measures to keep up its productivity in times of

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Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

    Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

They are the questions that are being asked everywhere, and life sciences is no exception. What will the world look

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Manufacturing resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

    Manufacturing resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

How do you keep a factory running during the COVID-19 crisis? The main problem isn’t social distancing necessarily, but keeping

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Electronics manufacturers expand use of quantum dots

    Electronics manufacturers expand use of quantum dots

Use of quantum dots in electronic components continues to grow as manufacturers develop new sensor and display technologies. UK-based Nanoco

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Croom Precision chooses Renishaw as Additive Manufacturing & Metrology Partner

    Croom Precision chooses Renishaw as Additive Manufacturing & Metrology Partner

Croom Precision Medical has chosen Renishaw as their additive manufacturing (AM) and metrology partner, utilising Renishaw technology throughout the production

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Ultrasonic Technology The Safe And Economic Joining Solution

    Ultrasonic Technology The Safe And Economic Joining Solution

Ultrasonic welding is a well proven and reliable method for joining metal or plastic parts. The areas of application for

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Specialist Joinery Group moves to 100% green electricity through 3T Power partnership

    Specialist Joinery Group moves to 100% green electricity through 3T Power partnership

One of the UK and Ireland’s premiere joinery manufacturers, Specialist Joinery Group, has transitioned to a fully green electricity supply,

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PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

    PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

  BOSTON — June 8, 2020 — PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), today announced Factory Insights as a Service, a turnkey

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COVID-19 ACCELERATING THE ADOPTION OF ROBOTICS IN SUPPLY CHAINS

    COVID-19 ACCELERATING THE ADOPTION OF ROBOTICS IN SUPPLY CHAINS

Most of the manufacturers said COVID-19 will affect their operations, as per an ongoing study by PwC. Over 40% were

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Study finds manufacturers prioritising sustainability have seen major profitability increases

    Study finds manufacturers prioritising sustainability have seen major profitability increases

A study from industry organisation Make UK and energy firm E.ON has found that manufacturers who have prioritised sustainability measures

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Priority Software Extends Market Reach into Scotland and UK: Partners with Aberdeen’s FinQ Business Solutions

    Priority Software Extends Market Reach into Scotland and UK:  Partners with Aberdeen’s FinQ Business Solutions

Priority Software Ltd., a leading global provider of business management solutions, today announced the expansion of its global channel network,

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Cobots.ie: Collaborative Robots boost performance and add value in countless market sectors

    Cobots.ie: Collaborative Robots boost performance and add value in countless market sectors

Cobots.ie entered the automation market in 2018 as a distributor of the collaborative robot, manufactured and engineered by the reputable

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Irish manufacturing recovers slightly from coronavirus collapses: PMI

    Irish manufacturing recovers slightly from coronavirus collapses: PMI

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish manufacturing activity recovered slightly after suffering its sharpest monthly decline on record in April but still

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Verkada Announces Partnership With Distology to Accelerate Cloud-Based Security Expansion into UK and Ireland

    Verkada Announces Partnership With Distology to Accelerate Cloud-Based Security Expansion into UK and Ireland

Verkada Inc., the global leader in cloud-based physical security, and Distology today announced a strategic partnership to drive adoption of Verkada’s hybrid cloud video security and

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Intel’s Amps Up Its 2030 CSR Goals Amongst COVID-19 Crisis

    Intel’s Amps Up Its 2030 CSR Goals Amongst COVID-19 Crisis

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are creating new ways to show they care about their employees, customers, and cities. I have

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How virus killing Novaerus technology is helping Irish businesses get back to work

    How virus killing Novaerus technology is helping Irish businesses get back to work

Portable dis-infection units kill all airborne viruses, including Covid-19 surrogate Dis-infected air can help close ‘hygiene loop’ as companies look

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Shannon company manufacturing face shields on a pro bono basis

    Shannon company manufacturing face shields on a pro bono basis

A Shannon SME is producing face shields for the health sector free of charge. Advanced Technical Concepts (ATC) located in

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Hovione helping out HSE and community groups with donations of hand sanitiser

    Hovione helping out HSE and community groups with donations of hand sanitiser

A PHARMACEUTICAL company has donated hand sanitiser to the HSE as well as local organisations to help the fight against

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Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

    Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

Regeneron has announced that it has reached a milestone of 1,000 employees at its Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS)

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doTERRA chooses Cork, Ireland for first manufacturing facility outside the United States

    doTERRA chooses Cork, Ireland for first manufacturing facility outside the United States

doTERRA, the world leader in essential oils and wellness products, is set to create up to 100 new jobs in

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