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€20.5 million funding recommendation by the European Commission for five Irish start-ups

    €20.5 million funding recommendation by the European Commission for five Irish start-ups

The European Commission has released evaluation results showing that five Enterprise Ireland-backed companies have been recommended for more than €20.5 million in funding from the first final-stage European Innovation Council

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Schneider Electric completes its first UK Smart Factory

    Schneider Electric completes its first UK Smart Factory

Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, have digitally upgraded their factory in Flint, Wales. The

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Irish Construction – New orders continue to rise sharply, despite rate of growth softening

    Irish Construction – New orders continue to rise sharply, despite rate of growth softening

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 56.3 in September. Although dipping from 57.5 in August and

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Britvic to invest £26.9 million in its Rugby site

    Britvic to invest £26.9 million in its Rugby site

As part of its commitment to the continuous improvement of its supply chain, Britvic has announced a £26.9 million investment into the future of its factory at Rugby in England,

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – BPS Crowthorne

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – BPS Crowthorne

BPS Crowthorne offers specialist servicing, independent inspection and compliance validation of critical clean air systems in cleanrooms, laboratories, hospital operating theatres and other healthcare facilities throughout Ireland. Additional services include

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Manufacturing Excellence

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Manufacturing Excellence

We help companies increase productivity and profitability by providing integrated training, consultancy and implementation support in Lean and Agile thinking at all levels. Our clients range from companies new to

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Two thirds of companies in Ireland are not confident they could reach carbon neutrality by 2030

    Two thirds of companies in Ireland are not confident they could reach carbon neutrality by 2030

New data from the inaugural EY Ireland State of Sustainability report reveals that although 41% of businesses believe the pandemic has spurred them to improve their sustainability efforts, two thirds (66%) are doubtful they could reach

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New report outlines role of offsite construction in addressing the housing crisis

    New report outlines role of offsite construction in addressing the housing crisis

Property Industry Ireland (PII), the Ibec group for businesses working in the property sector, has launched ‘Innovation Increasing Supply’, a new report on how offsite construction can help support the

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Irish Whiskey Association calls for changes to rules governing Irish Whiskey to promote sustainability and better reflect tradition

    Irish Whiskey Association calls for changes to rules governing Irish Whiskey to promote sustainability and better reflect tradition

The Irish Whiskey Association has submitted proposals for several amendments to the Irish Whiskey Product Specification, which defines the production processes and other rules governing the Irish Whiskey Geographic Indication. These

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

Following a period of unprecedented change and upheaval in the manufacturing and supply chain sector over the past 18 months the organisers of The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

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Iarnród Éireann and XPO Logistics begin new rail freight service between Port of Waterford and Ballina

    Iarnród Éireann and XPO Logistics begin new rail freight service between Port of Waterford and Ballina

Iarnród Eireann and XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of freight transportation solutions, have launched a new rail freight service in each direction between Ballina, Co Mayo and Waterford. The new rail service began weekly operations on September 29th and

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85% of Industrial Businesses to Increase Investment in Digital Transformation and Sustainability

    85% of Industrial Businesses to Increase Investment in Digital Transformation and Sustainability

AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, reveals that 85% of businesses plan to increase their investment in digital transformation over the next three years in

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Festo

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Festo

Festo is a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. Our aim is to maximise productivity and competitiveness for our customers.

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – LMI Technologies

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – LMI Technologies

As the global leader in 3D scanning and inspection, LMI Technologies works to advance quality and productivity with 3D sensor technology. Our award-winning, FactorySmart® laser, snapshot, and line confocal sensors

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Zeus acquires Limerick Packaging

    Zeus acquires Limerick Packaging

Zeus, the Irish-owned global packaging solutions company, has announced the acquisition of Limerick Packaging, a leading supplier to the Irish industrial and transit packaging market. The acquisition marks an ongoing

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Bord na Móna to develop Ireland’s first business park co-located with large scale renewable energy

    Bord na Móna to develop Ireland’s first business park co-located with large scale renewable energy

The Midland’s Region is set to receive an economic boost following the announcement that  Bord na Móna is to develop Ireland’s first dedicated renewable energy business park on 3,000 hectares

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Britvic Ireland awarded Origin Green Gold Membership for 2021

    Britvic Ireland awarded Origin Green Gold Membership for 2021

Britvic Ireland, the largest soft drinks manufacturer in the Republic of Ireland, has been awarded Origin Green Gold Membership for 2021, joining a committed group of leading food and drink

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New code to restore confidence in building materials post Grenfell

    New code to restore confidence in building materials post Grenfell

A code to ensure transparency over building products aimed at preventing another Grenfell Tower disaster has been launched. The Construction Products Association, CPA, developed the code based on the principle of clear,

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Pilgrim’s Food Masters begins trading following acquisition

    Pilgrim’s Food Masters begins trading following acquisition

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, the global food company with customers in more than 100 countries, has introduced Pilgrim’s Food Masters, the business formed following the completion of its acquisition of Kerry

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Kilsaran benefiting from MotionMetrics fleet management solution

    Kilsaran benefiting from MotionMetrics fleet management solution

Leading Irish building materials supplier Kilsaran has signed up to the MotionMetrics suite of fleet management tools to improve efficiencies across its 400-strong vehicle fleet. On a single screen, MotionMetrics

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Driving Productivity – Four strategic challenges to strengthen competitiveness and achieve sustainable and inclusive growth in the Irish economy

    Driving Productivity – Four strategic challenges to strengthen competitiveness and achieve sustainable and inclusive growth in the Irish economy

The Chair of the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC), Dr Frances Ruane, has launched Ireland’s Competitiveness Challenge 2021 report. The Competitiveness Challenge 2021 notes that despite positive forecasts, considerable uncertainty remains with regards

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – RS Ireland

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – RS Ireland

RS has been supporting industry in Ireland for over 70 years! A high-service distributor supporting customers with an extensive range of more than 500,000 electronics and industrial products available. RS

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Cherwell Laboratories UK

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Cherwell Laboratories UK

Cherwell focuses on supplying high quality and bespoke products supported by excellent customer service. This ethos is fundamental to our values as a family business and helped us achieve ISO9001:2015

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British Irish Chamber calls for ‘Shared Islands Fund’ to Reboot the UK–Ireland Economic Relationship

    British Irish Chamber calls for ‘Shared Islands Fund’ to Reboot the UK–Ireland Economic Relationship

The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has today unveiled its Budget 2022 submission calling for the establishment of a ‘Shared

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Senior team appointments at Kirby Group Engineering

    Senior team appointments at Kirby Group Engineering

Kirby Group Engineering has announced a round of key appointments to its Senior Management Team. The development follows a period

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Irish Construction industry advised to be aware of over-ambitious targets in government capital spending programme

    Irish Construction industry advised to be aware of over-ambitious  targets in government capital spending programme

It would be prudent for the Irish construction industry to discount over-ambitious targets in the next version of the National

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Dr Thorsten Giesecke Appointed General Manager, Commercial Business, Janssen Sciences Ireland UC

    Dr Thorsten Giesecke Appointed General Manager, Commercial Business, Janssen Sciences Ireland UC

Janssen, the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, has appointed Dr Thorsten Giesecke (pictured) as General Manager, Commercial Business, Janssen

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Launch of Inaugural Guaranteed Irish Business Awards

    Launch of Inaugural Guaranteed Irish Business Awards

Championing Irish business since 1974, Guaranteed Irish has launched its first-ever business awards, created to deliver a national celebration of

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Fewer UK Sectors Grow as Staff Shortages Bite

    Fewer UK Sectors Grow as Staff Shortages Bite

The number of UK sectors reporting output growth fell to a six-month low in August, as the impact of labour

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Carten Controls

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Carten Controls

Carten Controls designs, manufactures and supplies high-performance valves and flow solutions for ultra-high-purity systems. Carten works in industries where cleanliness,

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Solid Solutions

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Solid Solutions

With over 20 years experience, Solid Solutions accounts for almost 80% of all of the SOLIDWORKS CAD software sales in

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PepsiCo to invest £24 million in Lincoln Facility

    PepsiCo to invest £24 million in Lincoln Facility

PepsiCo UK is investing £24 million in its Lincoln factory to upgrade facilities, meet the growing consumer demand and secure

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PM Group Delivers Strong Operational and Financial Performance and Announces Creation of 400 New Jobs

    PM Group Delivers Strong Operational and Financial Performance and Announces Creation of 400 New Jobs

PM Group, the Irish headquartered international project delivery company, achieved operating profits of €34.8 million in 2020, an increase of

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Irish Roots, Global Opportunities: Ornua Seeks 15 Graduates for Industry Leading Graduate Programme

    Irish Roots, Global Opportunities: Ornua Seeks 15 Graduates for Industry Leading Graduate Programme

Ornua, owner of Kerrygold, Ireland’s only billion-euro food brand, has launched its search for the organisation’s next generation of leaders

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Irish construction firms see further sharp rises in activity and new orders

    Irish construction firms see further sharp rises in activity and new orders

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – dipped

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Digital process automation – GEA’s new-generation valve control tops enhance operational safety

    Digital process automation – GEA’s new-generation valve control tops enhance operational safety

The market launch of the GEA T.VIS® M-20 control top in September 2021 marks the start of a new era in process automation

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British Irish Chamber welcomes UK Government announcement to delay import controls for EU goods

    British Irish Chamber welcomes UK Government announcement to delay import controls for EU goods

The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the announcement by the UK Government that it will delay the introduction

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Epson

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Advanced Hygiene Technologies Limited

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Advanced Hygiene Technologies Limited

Exclusive Ireland & UK distributor for Meritech, installing and servicing the full portfolio of CleanTech® automated handwashing systems and solutions.

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Amazon to open its first fulfilment centre in the Republic of Ireland

    Amazon to open its first fulfilment centre in the Republic of Ireland

Amazon has announced plans to open its first fulfilment centre in the Republic of Ireland, creating 500 new permanent jobs to

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Made Smarter to boost the North West’s £10 billion chemical industry

    Made Smarter to boost the North West’s £10 billion chemical industry

The £10 billion chemical industry in the North West of England is set to grow further thanks to the support

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David Milner takes on CEO role at St Pierre Groupe

    David Milner takes on CEO role at St Pierre Groupe

David Milner (pictured) has been appointed CEO of St Pierre Groupe, the UK’s fastest growing branded bakery business, three years

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Watson-Marlow launches bioprocessing production at new Cork facility

    Watson-Marlow launches bioprocessing production at new Cork facility

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), an award winning, global leader in fluid management technology, has launched production of puresu® single-use assemblies

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Work begins on one of Ireland’s most sustainable large buildings

    Work begins on one of Ireland’s most sustainable large buildings

Work has commenced on the E3 Learning Foundry, a state-of-the-art building situated at the eastern end of the Trinity College

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Register to Attend The 2021 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – 23rd & 24th November, RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

    Register to Attend The 2021 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – 23rd & 24th November, RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

Free registration is now open for the 2021 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition. Incorporating a comprehensive conference programme and

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Radwell International

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Radwell International

Radwell International is an ISO accredited award-winning Manufacturing and Factory Automation Specialist. Serving 175 countries they stock over 20 million

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Alpha Precision

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – Alpha Precision

For more than twenty years, Alpha Precision have been pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in precision engineering. Established by

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UK Food and drink exports recovering in non-EU markets

    UK Food and drink exports recovering in non-EU markets

Sales of UK food and drink to non-EU countries were up 13%, accounting for 46.6% (£4.3 billion) of all UK

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Hiab to Invest €50 Million to Develop Factory of The Future in Dundalk, Ireland

    Hiab to Invest €50 Million to Develop Factory of The Future in Dundalk, Ireland

Load handling equipment provider Hiab has announced it is investing over €50 million to develop a new Factory of the Future in

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Eatron and WMG win funding for project COBRA

    Eatron and WMG win funding for project COBRA

A new partnership between Eatron Technologies and WMG has been formed for the COBRA (‘Cloud/Onboard Battery Remaining useful life Algorithm)

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Robinsons ready to drink, Lipton Ice Tea and drench move to 100% recycled plastic bottles following Britvic’s £5 million investment support in Esterform Packaging Ltd

    Robinsons ready to drink, Lipton Ice Tea and drench move to 100% recycled plastic bottles following Britvic’s £5 million investment support in Esterform Packaging Ltd

Britvic, which is the largest supplier of branded still soft drinks in Great Britain and the number two supplier of

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Irish tech companies raise record venture capital funding

    Irish tech companies raise record venture capital funding

Venture capital investment into Irish tech firms in the second quarter this year hit a record €392 million, up 7.6%

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TriMas Packaging’s Affaba & Ferrari™ to introduce tethered cap solutions

    TriMas Packaging’s Affaba & Ferrari™ to introduce tethered cap solutions

A few years ago, images of dead seagulls with their bellies full of plastic particles traveled around the world. The

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – ifm electronic Ireland Ltd

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – ifm electronic Ireland Ltd

Ifm electronic Ltd is one of the world’s top manufacturers of sensing equipment and control technology for manufacturing. Our exceptionally

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – 5S Supply Ltd

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – 5S Supply Ltd

Production engineering supply consultants, agents and technical distributors to Ireland’s manufacturing industry. The name 5S Supply reflects the commitment of

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UK construction output grows in Q2 although monthly data points to a slowdown in activity

    UK construction output grows in Q2 although monthly data points to a slowdown in activity

While the UK construction industry contracted sharply by 14% in 2020, a strong recovery is expected, with output forecast to

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Countdown to first UK live event for the processing and packaging industry

    Countdown to first UK live event for the processing and packaging industry

In a few weeks’ time, PPMA Show 2021 will return to the NEC Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, from September 28th-

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Lack of investment in cyber security leaves many Irish businesses feeling exposed

    Lack of investment in cyber security leaves many Irish businesses feeling exposed

More than half of Irish cyber security teams (52%) fear they are exposed to a major breach which could be

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