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Winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards announced

    Winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards announced

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards during an online awards ceremony which saw pharmaceutical company, Astellas Ireland take home

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Setanta invests in R&D to win over £1 million of contracts in GB and France

    Setanta invests in R&D to win over £1 million of contracts in GB and France

Setanta Construction has won lucrative new contracts in GB and France following investment in Research & Development. The SME, which specialises in the design, manufacture and construction of a wide

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New Brexit Readiness Checker launched in Ireland

    New Brexit Readiness Checker launched in Ireland

The Irish Government has launched the new online Enterprise Ireland Brexit Readiness Checker to help businesses get ready for the UK’s departure at the end of the year. The Brexit Readiness

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C&C Group Iimpacted by COVID-19 as it reports interim loss

    C&C Group Iimpacted by COVID-19 as it reports interim loss

C&C Group, the vertically integrated premium drinks company which manufactures, markets and distributes branded beer, cider, wine, spirits and soft drinks across the UK and Ireland, has reported an operating

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Online 365 Exhibition – Launching on 1st November

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Online 365 Exhibition – Launching on 1st November

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition, which will officially open on November 1st, 2020, has been created for the manufacturing & supply chain community in Ireland, North and

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Roust UK announces end of five-year partnership with Roust and William Grant & Sons UK

    Roust UK announces end of five-year partnership with Roust and William Grant & Sons UK

Since 2015, Roust has partnered with William Grant & Sons UK to manage the distribution of Russian Standard, Green Mark and Żubrówka vodkas across Off and On-Trade channels in the

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Kirby Group Engineering doubles apprentice intake

    Kirby Group Engineering doubles apprentice intake

Kirby Group Engineering has doubled its apprentice intake in 2020. The Limerick-based, privately owned mechanical and electrical engineering company has taken in 80 apprentices for its 4 year programme in

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Echlinville Distillery to expand with £9 million investment

    Echlinville Distillery to expand with £9 million investment

The Echlinville Distillery in Kircubbin is to invest over £9 million and create 36 new jobs as it expands its facilities in the Ards Peninsula. Echlinville distills and bottles a

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Approval for Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company

    Approval for Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company

The joint venture between Carlsberg UK and Marston’s to form the Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company has been approved by the Competition and Markets Authority. A number of internal and legal

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Kerry to reach over two billion people with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030

    Kerry to reach over two billion people with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030

Kerry Group, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has has announced that it aims to reach over two billion people every day with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030. Kerry

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Part of Fox’s Biscuits sold for £246 million

    Part of Fox’s Biscuits sold for £246 million

2 Sisters Food Group, Britain’s biggest food manufacturer and one of Europe’s largest poultry processors, has agreed to sell part of its Fox’s Biscuits business to Ferrero Group for £246

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MSO to grow Belfast factory with £5 million investment and 35 new jobs

    MSO to grow Belfast factory with £5 million investment and 35 new jobs

East Belfast-based packaging company MSO Cleland Ltd is to tap further into growing demand for sustainable packaging by making a £5 million investment in its business and creating 35 jobs.

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Quinn Rebrands to Mannok as 2019 results show company in strongest position since acquisition

    Quinn Rebrands to Mannok as 2019 results show company in strongest position since acquisition

‘Mannok’ is the new identity for Quinn Industrial Holdings, a name which the company’s familiar brands ‘Quinn Building Products’ and ‘Quinn Packaging’ will now transition to. The rebrand coincides with

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Manufacturers target growth through innovation with Made Smarter’s digital transformation workshops

    Manufacturers target growth through innovation with Made Smarter’s digital transformation workshops

Four food and drink manufacturers are targeting growth through innovation through a new, streamlined workshop process which aims to speed up their digital transformation. Hall & Roberts (Provisions), specialist bacon

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Shortlisted entries for this year’s Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards

    Shortlisted entries for this year’s Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards

Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) has released the 9 shortlisted entries for this year’s Impact Awards with the winners to be announced at a virtual ceremony on Thursday 26th November 2020. The

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Buymie and Dunnes Stores partner to launch same-day online grocery service

    Buymie and Dunnes Stores partner to launch same-day online grocery service

Buymie has announced the launch of a major new partnership with Dunnes Stores. Buymie, Ireland’s leading same day grocery delivery platform, and Dunnes Stores will launch a personal grocery shopping

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Asda Sold For £6.8 Billion

    Asda Sold For £6.8 Billion

The Issa brothers, founders and co-chief executives of EG Group, a global convenience and forecourts retailer, headquartered in Blackburn, England, and investment funds managed by TDR Capital LLP, a leading

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Kuehne+Nagel Ireland invest in a dedicated Dublin-based facility for global partnership with West Pharmaceuticals

    Kuehne+Nagel Ireland invest in a dedicated Dublin-based facility for global partnership with West Pharmaceuticals

Kuehne+Nagel Ireland has signed a multi-year contract with West Pharmaceuticals, a leading global manufacturer in the design and production of technologically advanced systems for the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology

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Universal Robots Launches SME Automation Month in October

    Universal Robots Launches SME Automation Month in October

Universal Robots (UR) has announced October as SME Automation month. The whole month will be dedicated to helping small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) take advantage of collaborative robots (cobots) to

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Nestlé Waters UK Invests £31 Million at Buxton Factory

    Nestlé Waters UK Invests £31 Million at Buxton Factory

A major investment of around £31 million is flowing into the Nestlé Waters factory at Buxton in England to increase capacity, improve distribution and reduce carbon emissions. This investment further

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95 jobs and £30 million investment by Tobermore Concrete

    95 jobs and £30 million investment by Tobermore Concrete

Northern Ireland-based paving manufacturer Tobermore is to invest £30 million and create 95 jobs in ambitious plans to rapidly grow its business over the next four years. The company is

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Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

    Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of 11 new latest generation trucks that will go into Abbey’s core British Sugar fleet, providing bulk sugar movements throughout the UK and Ireland. The

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Enterprise Ireland survey reveals customs a major issue as Brexit deadline approaches

    Enterprise Ireland survey reveals customs a major issue as Brexit deadline approaches

A new Enterprise Ireland survey of 600 companies on the PMI panel in Ireland, conducted in recent weeks for Enterprise Ireland by IHS Markit, revealed that customs and logistics are

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Carbery Group Launches New Cheese Brand For Food Ingredients and Food Service Sectors

    Carbery Group Launches New Cheese Brand For Food Ingredients and Food Service Sectors

Long known for its expertise in cheese production, international dairy, nutrition and flavours, Carbery Group is launching Carbery Dairy, a

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – September 30th 2020, 10am–4pm BST

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – September 30th 2020, 10am–4pm BST

The manufacturing and supply chain sector in Ireland is experiencing a once in 100 year event that will have implications

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Tech Innovation to Improve Resilience and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19

    Tech Innovation to Improve Resilience and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has drastically changed the landscape for businesses across all industries, forcing immediate changes – but ones that will have

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Guaranteed Irish House Online Listing Launched

    Guaranteed Irish House Online Listing Launched

The Government has Launched the Guaranteed Irish House online listing, the country’s first national listing of sustainable construction sector businesses

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Johnston Logistics UK Reaches 1 Million Orders

    Johnston Logistics UK Reaches 1 Million Orders

Johnston Logistics UK have reached their one millionth order since the warehousing, logistics and fulfilment specialists’ formal establishment in 2008.

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Greencore Chief Appointed President of IGD

    Greencore Chief Appointed President of IGD

Patrick Coveney (pictured), Chief Executive Officer of Greencore Group, has been appointed President of IGD. Already an active member of

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Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020

    Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020

Amazon has announced that 10,000 new permanent roles are being created across the UK in 2020, taking the company’s total

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Starfrost’s freezing technology is making waves in the Arctic Circle

    Starfrost’s freezing technology is making waves in the Arctic Circle

Norway-based Leroy Seafood has invested in a highly efficient and innovative freezing system from IQF equipment experts, Starfrost. The Helix

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UK drinks manufacturer invests in new canning line

    UK drinks manufacturer invests in new canning line

UK-based soft drinks manufacturer, Clearly Drinks, has announced plans to invest in a new canning facility at its headquarters in the north-east

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Key industries brought closer to UK trade negotiations

    Key industries brought closer to UK trade negotiations

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has launched 11 new trade advisory groups (TAGs), as part of a major new business

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Twitter and Facebook posts can predict shoppers intentions accurately

    Twitter and Facebook posts can predict shoppers intentions accurately

Large retailers, family-run enterprises and small craft stores can accurately forecast shoppers intentions using a social media analysis framework developed

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European Freeze Dry invests in recruitment as growth continues

    European Freeze Dry invests in recruitment as growth continues

Specialist food producer European Freeze Dry has continued to expand with the recruitment of eight employees across its facilities in

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CMA Launches Inquiry into UK Brewing Merger

    CMA Launches Inquiry into UK Brewing Merger

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an inquiry into the proposed deal by Carlsberg and Marston’s to

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Join the Smart Food Factory Online Conference & Exhibition – September 10th, 2020 from 10 am-4 pm BST

    Join the Smart Food Factory Online Conference & Exhibition – September 10th, 2020 from 10 am-4 pm BST

By 2050, the world population is expected to be 9 billion people. The combination of richer diets and increased population

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Tesco prepares for further online growth

    Tesco prepares for further online growth

Tesco will create 16,000 new permanent roles to support the exceptional growth in its online business. These 16,000 jobs are

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36 high-level roles to be filled at Thermo Fisher Scientific Cork

    36 high-level roles to be filled at Thermo Fisher Scientific Cork

Thermo Fisher Scientific will be creating 36 new high-level science, engineering and operations positions in Cork, which are to be

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Talent in Logistics Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

    Talent in Logistics Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

The finalists for this year’s Talent in Logistics Awards have been announced. Winners will be revealed at the annual awards

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Twenty-four inspiring finalists shortlisted for SEAI Energy Awards

    Twenty-four inspiring finalists shortlisted for SEAI Energy Awards

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the finalists of the SEAI Energy Awards 2020. The annual awards recognise and

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Heineken UK Rolls Out Innovative Sustainable Packaging

    Heineken UK Rolls Out Innovative Sustainable Packaging

This summer, despite major operational obstructions caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Heineken UK is rolling out its innovative 100%

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Kerry Group Makes Changes to Senior Leadership Team

    Kerry Group Makes Changes to Senior Leadership Team

Kerry Group, the Taste & Nutrition company, has announced two changes to its Senior Leadership team. Gavin Caplis has been

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BPMA Reaches Record Membership Number

    BPMA Reaches Record Membership Number

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) – the organisation which represents the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of

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Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

    Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, has announced that its new

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£5 Million Investment and Over 30 New Jobs at Northern Ireland-based Mackle Petfoods

    £5 Million Investment and Over 30 New Jobs at Northern Ireland-based Mackle Petfoods

Dungannon-based petfood manufacturer, Mackle Petfoods is investing £5.7 million and creating 31 new jobs in a major expansion plan in

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Welsh manufacturer leading the ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence packaging

    Welsh manufacturer leading the ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence packaging

Viscose Closures, a Swansea-based manufacturer of caps, closures and security seals, is leading the emerging ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence

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EPAL warns on Brexit pallet delays

    EPAL warns on Brexit pallet delays

Open-loop pallet pooler EPAL UK & Ireland has warned businesses exporting and importing to and from the UK to ensure

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Strong export sales by Irish exporters in 2019

    Strong export sales by Irish exporters in 2019

Enterprise Ireland, the state agency responsible for helping Irish companies export to international markets, has reported strong levels of export

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Abbey’s Food Grade Washbay in Hull reopens following complete refurbishment

    Abbey’s Food Grade Washbay in Hull reopens following complete refurbishment

Bulk food road tanker company Abbey Logistics has reopened its food grade wash bay in Hull following significant investment in

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Ardmac acquires stake in modular builder Cental

    Ardmac acquires stake in modular builder Cental

Ardmac, the international construction specialist headquartered in Dublin, has taken a significant equity investment in Cental, a leading and fast-growth

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Dachser builds new location in Germany

    Dachser builds new location in Germany

Logistics provider Dachser has started construction on a new branch in Kassel, the economic centre of northern Hesse in Germany.

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Europe is a global hub for innovation in 3D printing

    Europe is a global hub for innovation in 3D printing

European patent applications for additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, increased at an average annual rate of 36%

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New CEO For C&C Group

    New CEO For C&C Group

C&C Group, a leading, vertically integrated premium drinks company which manufactures, markets and distributes branded beer, cider, wine, spirits, and

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New Hyundai Fork Truck distributor secures new deal with leading masonry manufacturer

    New Hyundai Fork Truck distributor secures new deal with leading masonry manufacturer

UK Midlands-based forklift truck sales and service provider, Compact Fork Trucks, are no strangers to the Hyundai brand and already

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – August 12th 2020

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – August 12th 2020

The manufacturing and supply chain sector in Ireland is experiencing a once in 100 year event that will have implications

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Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

    Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

The challenge of closing the gap to our 2030 target, coupled with the broader policy objective of long-term decarbonisation across

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Mini factories in containers help reduce face mask shortages

    Mini factories in containers help reduce face mask shortages

Protective masks have been in short supply in these times of coronavirus. An innovative containerised production facility that enables businesses

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