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Explore innovative processing and packaging technologies at PPMA Show

    Explore innovative processing and packaging technologies at PPMA Show

Established over 35 years ago, the PPMA Show is recognised as the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition. Each September, world-class companies come together to display their latest cutting-edge

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 12th September 2024

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 12th September 2024

The Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, on Thursday, 12th of September 2024. Incorporating a comprehensive conference programme

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CEO of Irish Manufacturing Research, Barry Kennedy, among those honoured by Engineers Ireland

    CEO of Irish Manufacturing Research, Barry Kennedy, among those honoured by Engineers Ireland

A number of leading Irish broadcasters, entrepreneurs, and academics were honoured with Fellowships of engineering representative body, Engineers Ireland, at a recent ceremony in Dublin’s InterContinental Hotel. Fellowships were awarded

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63% of Irish businesses admit to struggling with too many systems

    63% of Irish businesses admit to struggling with too many systems

In an era marked by an explosion of documents, information and data, a recent survey of industry leaders, carried out by document and information management consultancy, Convergent, sheds light on

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Schneider Electric appoints Rhonda Doyle as VP of Customer Operations UK and Ireland to enhance the Digital Customer Experience

    Schneider Electric appoints Rhonda Doyle as VP of Customer Operations UK and Ireland to enhance the Digital Customer Experience

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has appointed Rhonda Doyle as the new Vice President of Customer Operations in the UK and Ireland.

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Domino and Intrex deliver integrated traceability solution for Aspen Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

    Domino and Intrex deliver integrated traceability solution for Aspen Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Domino Printing Sciences (Domino) has helped to deliver a fully integrated, high-speed serialised coding solution for Aspen pharmaceutical manufacturer’s bottle filling and packaging line in Bad Oldesloe, Germany. The bespoke solution,

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Made Smarter and tech institutes partner to help UK manufacturers go digital

    Made Smarter and tech institutes partner to help UK manufacturers go digital

Made Smarter and leading technology demonstrators have joined forces to demystify digital transformation with a new white paper. ‘Made Smarter technologies: powering the digital transformation of SME manufacturers’ is a practical

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2024 – 28-29th May – RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2024 – 28-29th May – RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

The annual Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition will he held at RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin, on Tuesday, 28th, and Wednesday, 29th of May 2024. Incorporating a comprehensive conference

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Lack of workers led automation decisions in 2023

    Lack of workers led automation decisions in 2023

Why did businesses automate in 2023? New data from HowToRobot shows the role of labor shortages, inflation, and employee well-being in automation decisions. Ongoing labor shortages in the manufacturing sector

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Peter Williamson takes his seat as the new chair of Make UK Affiliate Partner Board

    Peter Williamson takes his seat as the new chair of Make UK Affiliate Partner Board

Automate UK CEO, Peter Williamson has been appointed as the new chair of the Make UK affiliate partner board. He will also represent the affiliate partner programme on Make UK’s

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Drone Summit and Mobility Now Conference – 1st & 2nd March 2024 – RDS, Dublin

    Drone Summit and Mobility Now Conference – 1st & 2nd March 2024 – RDS, Dublin

The advent of the railways, motorised road vehicles and air travel has revolutionised transport and society during the last two centuries. However, we are now entering a new epoch when

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Warnings for Irish manufacturers amid the AI boom

    Warnings for Irish manufacturers amid the AI boom

By John Whelan Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has been all over the news recently, but not for all the right reasons. Generative AI systems like ChatGPT and Google’s Bard, captivated

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BioPharma & Life Sciences Connected Live – January 25th 2024 – Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork

    BioPharma & Life Sciences Connected Live – January 25th 2024 – Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork

Reflecting Ireland’s position as a centre of excellence in life sciences and biopharmaceutical production, the Biopharma & Life Sciences Connected Live Conference and Exhibition will be held on Thursday, January

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The Future of Manufacturing: Five Key Trends to Watch Out for in 2024

    The Future of Manufacturing: Five Key Trends to Watch Out for in 2024

Technological advancements, climate change, and geopolitical tensions have transformed the global manufacturing landscape in recent decades. Along the way, academics and industry experts have explored concepts such as Industry 4.0

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C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

    C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

The petfood division of ABP Food Group, C&D Foods, has announced an investment of €48 million for its flagship facility at Edgeworthstown, County Longford. The investment, which includes the creation

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Busting the automation myths: 7 reasons to embrace robotics

    Busting the automation myths: 7 reasons to embrace robotics

By Carl Patrick, Robot Sales Manager – Machine Tool Automation, FANUC UK The UK is currently the world’s sixth largest economy and eighth largest manufacturing nation[1]. But despite being the

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Costs rise for 94% of UK manufacturers as higher salaries needed to attract talent

    Costs rise for 94% of UK manufacturers as higher salaries needed to attract talent

Cost pressures are weighing heavily on manufacturers in the UK, with almost all having to offer higher salaries to attract in-demand talent. This is according to new research by Visual Components, the developer

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Sam Moffett of Moffett Automated Storage named 2023 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

    Sam Moffett of Moffett Automated Storage named 2023 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

Sam Moffett (pictured), Managing Director and Founder of Moffett Automated Storage Ltd in Monaghan, has been named the emerging and overall, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ for 2023. Sam Moffett

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Unleash the Power of OT Cybersecurity at the ISA Ireland Conference! 🚀

    Unleash the Power of OT Cybersecurity at the ISA Ireland Conference! 🚀

We have an exclusive opportunity for you to delve into the cutting-edge world of OT (Operational Technology) Cybersecurity, and it’s with a conference that’s not just our partner; it’s our

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Irish manufacturing sector forecasts wage and employee growth

    Irish manufacturing sector forecasts wage and employee growth

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has launched the findings of their 2023 Manufacturing in Ireland report, which shows that manufacturers are cautiously more optimistic about the business environment

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UK industry risks falling behind on AI and automation as competitors steal a march

    UK industry risks falling behind on AI and automation as competitors steal a march

Britain’s manufacturing sector is warning the UK risks falling behind its international rivals in the race to embrace cutting edge technologies such as AI and other game changing automation seen

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Robotics OLP launch enables Digital Production Transformation

    Robotics OLP launch enables Digital Production Transformation

Visual Components, the developer of 3D simulation software, has launched Visual Components Robotics OLP. Via a single software, manufacturers can bring their technology deployments under one banner, improve robot utilisation

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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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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

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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

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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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TechConnect Live – Ireland’s Largest Technology Event – September 14th at the RDS Arena, Dublin

    TechConnect Live – Ireland’s Largest Technology Event – September 14th at the RDS Arena, Dublin

Expected to attract over 3,000 visitors from all over the country and even further afield, TechConnect Live, Ireland’s largest technology

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Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

    Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

The annual Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on 25th

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Rockwell Automation Study reports 44% of Consumer Packaged Goods leaders accelerate Digital Transformation to improve quality

    Rockwell Automation Study reports 44% of Consumer  Packaged Goods leaders accelerate Digital Transformation to improve quality

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has announced the results of the 8th

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Leading Ireland & UK industrial automation company NeoDyne shows commitment to continuous learning

    Leading Ireland & UK industrial automation company NeoDyne shows commitment to continuous learning

NeoDyne, an Irish and UK company in its 25th year of delivering complex system integration across a wide range of

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£130 million investment into Europe’s most efficient cold store facility

    £130 million investment into Europe’s most efficient cold store facility

Magnavale, one of the UK’s leading cold storage providers, has announced that they have made a £130 million investment into

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 22nd June 2023

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 22nd June 2023

Expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors, the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is being held

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AMIC to partner with Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

    AMIC to partner with Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

The Queen’s University-led Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC), which represents investment of £100 million under the Belfast Region City Deal,

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Industrial automation and control specialist to play key role at National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

    Industrial automation and control specialist to play key role at National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

Novotek, who aid industrial firms adopting advanced automation, IoT technologies and smart factory solutions, will be attending the National Manufacturing & Supply

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Digital solutions provider enhances footprint in Ireland

    Digital solutions provider enhances footprint in Ireland

Industrial digital solutions provider, Novotek has expanded its presence in Ireland with the opening of a new office. Novotek delivers

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2023 – 23rd & 24th May, RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2023 – 23rd & 24th May, RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

The 2023 National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 23rd and 24th of May

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The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Thursday, 20th April, 2023 – Arena MK, Milton Keynes

    The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Thursday, 20th April, 2023 – Arena MK, Milton Keynes

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is taking place on the 20th April, 2023 at the Arena

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New scheme to help British food and drink manufacturers go digital

    New scheme to help British food and drink manufacturers go digital

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched a new online platform to help manufacturers access the support needed to

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Food and drink manufacturers help Made Smarter reach 250th tech investment milestone

    Food and drink manufacturers help Made Smarter reach 250th tech investment milestone

Food and drink manufacturers have helped Made Smarter’s pioneering technology adoption programme reach its 250th investment milestone. Among the latest businesses

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Schneider Electric deepens its relationship with Warburtons

    Schneider Electric deepens its relationship with Warburtons

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced a multi-year extension to its

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Global report highlights UK’s urgent need to increase automation

    Global report highlights UK’s urgent need to increase automation

By Tom Bouchier, Managing Director, FANUC UK The UK has a strong and proud manufacturing history and, for a small

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Scottish Engineering to Sponsor the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

    Scottish Engineering to Sponsor the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

Scottish Engineering, the industry membership and representative body for manufacturing and engineering in Scotland, has been announced as the Headline

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CRH establishes new $250 million Venture Capital Unit

    CRH establishes new $250 million Venture Capital Unit

CRH plc, the global leader in building materials solutions, has established CRH Ventures, its venture capital unit, which will support

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Brewing industry to benefit from new automation solution

    Brewing industry to benefit from new automation solution

ABB has launched its ABB Ability™ BeerMaker intelligent process control solution to further support breweries in their operational efficiency through

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One in three manufacturers on track to meet sustainability targets

    One in three manufacturers on track to meet sustainability targets

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Omdia, the technology research and advisory group,

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Specialist food manufacturer boosts productivity and turnover after Made Smarter support

    Specialist food manufacturer boosts productivity and turnover after Made Smarter support

A specialist food manufacturer has experienced a boost in productivity and is forecasting a 30% increase in turnover after investing

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Boost for Irish manufacturing as FANUC opens its first dedicated robotics facility in Ireland

    Boost for Irish manufacturing as FANUC opens its first dedicated robotics facility in Ireland

Leading robotics company FANUC has officially opened its first dedicated facility in Ireland – a 500 sq m training centre and

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EY Launches new AI centre of excellence (“AI labs”) to help businesses supercharge growth through innovation

    EY Launches new AI centre of excellence (“AI labs”) to help businesses supercharge growth through innovation

EY has launched AI Labs – a unique AI centre of excellence – offering clients access to game changing capabilities

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How to Stay Competitive – Scottish Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

    How to Stay Competitive – Scottish Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on Thursday, 13th of

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Independent Robotics Advisors Gain & Co Launch UK Operation to Transform Manufacturing Industry

    Independent Robotics Advisors Gain & Co Launch UK Operation to Transform Manufacturing Industry

The need for robots and automation is increasing rapidly among businesses in the UK. To meet demand and help transform

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Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland to invest €100 million in high-tech production lines to support operations

    Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland to invest €100 million in high-tech production lines to support operations

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland UC, a global leader in eye health and part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech,

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PPMA Total Show 2022 – the ‘must attend’ event this Autumn

    PPMA Total Show 2022 – the ‘must attend’ event this Autumn

With a myriad of new product launches, innovative technologies and live demonstrations of the latest smart manufacturing solutions, https://www.ppmashow.co.uk/ is set

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Moffett Automated Storage opens new Head Office – Plans to create 30 new jobs

    Moffett Automated Storage opens new Head Office – Plans to create 30 new jobs

The rapid global expansion of Irish warehousing innovators Moffett Automated Storage has led to the announcement of 30 new specialist

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PPMA Total Show 2022 set to provide a platform for innovation, discovery, interactive demonstrations and information share

    PPMA Total Show 2022 set to provide a platform for innovation, discovery, interactive demonstrations and information share

PPMA TOTAL Show 2022, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision event, is returning to the

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Made Smarter survey reveals need for manufacturers to digitalise to survive, recover and grow

    Made Smarter survey reveals need for manufacturers to digitalise to survive, recover and grow

UK SME manufacturers across all sectors are being urged to accelerate technology adoption to adjust to the economic challenges around

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PPMA Group Awards celebrating Industry’s best to be presented at PPMA Total Show 2022

    PPMA Group Awards celebrating Industry’s best to be presented at PPMA Total Show 2022

PPMA Total 2022, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision show, will play host to this

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Launch of unique programmes in automation, robotics and digital manufacturing

    Launch of unique programmes in automation, robotics and digital manufacturing

Cobotics Skillnet has announced the launch of two new programmes in association with Atlantic Technological University (ATU) and Skillnet Ireland

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Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

    Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on the 13th of

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