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From Farm to fork: how Made Smarter is giving food and drink makers the ingredients for digitalisation

    From Farm to fork: how Made Smarter is giving food and drink makers the ingredients for digitalisation

UK food and drink makers, with the support of Made Smarter, are using technology and digital skills to navigate the major challenges of coronavirus, Brexit, and climate change. The Made

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Siemens’ Solid Edge 2022 brings design automation, more accessible part manufacturing and greater collaboration

    Siemens’ Solid Edge 2022 brings design automation, more accessible part manufacturing and greater collaboration

Siemens Digital Industries Software has released the 2022 version of Solid Edge® software, which brings embedded rules-based design automation, greater capabilities to work with point-cloud, mesh and imported data without

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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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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 – 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 the UK and Ireland. We provide engineering software solutions to

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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 using GEA valve technology. The new T.VIS M-20 controls and

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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 technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and

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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 of Made Smarter. The Made Smarter Adoption Programme in the

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Food and drink manufacturers prepare for challenges of digital future with Leadership Programme

    Food and drink manufacturers prepare for challenges of digital future with Leadership Programme

Food and drink manufacturers are among 60 digital leaders now with the vision and the skills to pursue smarter manufacturing through Made Smarter’s innovative Leadership Programme. Five cohorts of managers

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Advanced track-and-trace platform to drive easier regulatory compliance and improvements in product quality, safety, and sustainability

    Advanced track-and-trace platform to drive easier regulatory compliance and improvements in product quality, safety, and sustainability

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has announced a partnership with Kezzler AS, a cloud-based product digitization and traceability platform, to help manufacturers

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5G-ENCODE partners with Accedian to prove the value of 5G for manufacturing through advanced analytics

    5G-ENCODE partners with Accedian to prove the value of 5G for manufacturing through advanced analytics

5G-ENCODE, a pioneering project that aims to make the benefits of 5G a reality for UK manufacturers, has announced a new project partner Accedian, a leader in performance analytics and

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Making third-party cybersecurity a priority to advance supply chain information resilience

    Making third-party cybersecurity a priority to advance supply chain information resilience

As we continue to navigate the challenges of the pandemic and the acceleration of technology to support business operations, it is evident that cybersecurity risks including third-party data breaches are

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Electronic Shortages – June Update from Datalink Electronics

    Electronic Shortages – June Update from Datalink Electronics

As the rest of the world begins to return to “normal”, the electronics market is still reeling from the component shortages caused by the pandemic. Due mainly to factory closures,

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Developing public land set to get easier for SMEs in England

    Developing public land set to get easier for SMEs in England

Smaller housebuilders are to be given a better chance of bidding to develop public land following a major overhaul of the system. Housing accelerator Homes England is making the process more

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Data Centres & Critical Infrastructure Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – May 27th

    Data Centres & Critical Infrastructure Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – May 27th

The Data Centres & Critical Infrastructure Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, May 10th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series

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Digital Opportunities in Healthcare Can Save the Global Economy Trillions of Dollars

    Digital Opportunities in Healthcare Can Save the Global Economy Trillions of Dollars

Today’s healthcare system of only treating disease as it arises unsustainably costs the global economy trillions of dollars each year. However, two significant paradigm shifts are enabling change. First, there

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New Digital Transformation Programme to support over 1000 businesses across Northern Ireland

    New Digital Transformation Programme to support over 1000 businesses across Northern Ireland

Businesses across Northern Ireland will be able to enhance their productivity and digital capabilities through a new Digital Transformation Programme. The Digital Transformation Programme is designed to support over 1000

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Half of Britain’s manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-attacks in last 12 months

    Half of Britain’s manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-attacks in last 12 months

Half of Britain’s manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-crime during the last 12 months, after thousands of organisations moved their staff to remote working when the Covid crisis struck.

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Irish CEOs embrace transformation and new business models ahead of global counterparts

    Irish CEOs embrace transformation and new business models ahead of global counterparts

Irish CEOs are leading the charge globally when it comes to continued investment in transformation programmes, according to the latest global EY CEO Imperative Study 2021, with 81 per cent saying they plan

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Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

    Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and software, have announced a new cooperation to optimize factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor.

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Made Smarter virtual factory tours to accelerate digital adoption

    Made Smarter virtual factory tours to accelerate digital adoption

Made Smarter’s technology adoption programme is deploying smart glasses to SME manufacturers to virtually fast track their digital adoption strategies and navigate Covid-19 restrictions. The wearable device enables technology specialists

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The Future of Crypto Investment in Europe

    The Future of Crypto Investment in Europe

In the first few months of 2021, prominent cryptocurrencies have experienced explosive upward growth. Business Insider remarked in March that “big-name backers” had helped pump the price of bitcoin up

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Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

    Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

A chocolate maker, supported by Made Smarter, is poised to experience a game-changing productivity increase by automating its manufacturing process. Friars, based in Cumbria, started making its own brand of

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Taking the lead with digital metrology

    Taking the lead with digital metrology

  According to Manufacturing Confidence, a report by the Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission (M2R), digital industrialisation could be worth as

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Vodafone rolls out first standalone private 5G network

    Vodafone rolls out first standalone private 5G network

Vodafone has rolled out what is believed to be the first dedicated private 5G network in the Republic. Irish Manufacturing

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The Top 5 Technologies for Innovation Leaders in Electronics and IT

    The Top 5 Technologies for Innovation Leaders in Electronics and IT

Digital transformation is one of the hottest topics in every industry, and as consumers are eagerly adopting increasing amounts of

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New website offers practical guide to making decisions on digital manufacturing investments

    New website offers practical guide to making decisions on digital manufacturing investments

Industry 4.0 and digital processes are indispensable for future manufacturing growth. While many companies understand the importance of automation, they

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Digital savvy companies stay relevant to customers in post-pandemic era

    Digital savvy companies stay relevant to customers in post-pandemic era

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a paradigm shift towards digitization was already underway across the sectors. However, the pandemic has

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The Power of Mobile ERP: It’s time to ‘carry your business with you’ Webinar – February 18th

    The Power of Mobile ERP: It’s time to ‘carry your business with you’ Webinar – February 18th

With the number of off-site employees on the rise, others dispersed around the globe, and the continued surge in remote

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Irish food and agribusinesses turn to automation to help solve manufacturing challenges, mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and get ready for Brexit

    Irish food and agribusinesses turn to automation to help solve manufacturing challenges, mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and get ready for Brexit

Ifac, Ireland’s farming, food and agribusiness professional services firm, and Reliance Automation have joined forces to support Irish food businesses

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Datapac enables Combilift to reach for the cloud with new digital solution

    Datapac enables Combilift to reach for the cloud with new digital solution

Datapac, Ireland’s leading technology solutions and services provider, has enabled warehouse solutions and forklift manufacturer Combilift to move to a digitised

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Manufacturers must take a strategic approach to capitalise on technology adoption

    Manufacturers must take a strategic approach to capitalise on technology adoption

Manufacturers are risking wasted time, money and effort adopting digital technology without a strategic plan for digital transformation, research by

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Rockwell Automation Unveils New Capabilities in FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, Powered by PTC, to Accelerate Digital Transformation

    Rockwell Automation Unveils New Capabilities in FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, Powered by PTC, to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced a set of new capabilities for FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC to simplify, scale and accelerate

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Skillnet Ireland launches 5-year Strategy to Transform Irish Business through Talent

    Skillnet Ireland launches 5-year Strategy to Transform Irish Business through Talent

Skillnet Ireland has launched their new strategy, Transforming Business Through Talent 2021-2025. The strategy sets out ambitious targets over the course

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PTC and Rockwell Automation Extend Strategic Alliance

    PTC and Rockwell Automation Extend Strategic Alliance

Having already helped almost 250 new customers around the world to achieve their digital transformation goals, PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) announced today

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Ingredients manufacturer Treatt partners with Siemens to power digitalisation at new global headquarters

    Ingredients manufacturer Treatt partners with Siemens to power digitalisation at new global headquarters

Treatt, an ingredients manufacturer and solutions provider to the global flavour, fragrance and consumer goods markets, has partnered with Siemens

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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Training neural networks without AI expertise and creating individual inference cameras

    Training neural networks without AI expertise and creating individual inference cameras

IDS NXT ocean is an all-in-one solution that makes it particularly easy for users to get started with AI-based image

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IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024, driven by maturing industrial use cases

    IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024, driven by maturing industrial use cases

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024,

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A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe

    A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe
The European Commission has presented a new Strategy to help Europe's industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and
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Digital Realty Expands Dublin Data Centre in Preparation For Tech Boom

    Digital Realty Expands Dublin Data Centre in Preparation For Tech Boom
Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data centre, co-location and interconnection solutions, has officially opened its Clonshaugh data centre,
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New Derry Software Development Centre For Deveire

    New Derry Software Development Centre For Deveire
Limerick-based technology company, Deveire, is investing in Northern Ireland for the first time with a Software Development Centre in Londonderry.
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Shaping Europe’s Digital Future – European Commission Presents Strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence

    Shaping Europe’s Digital Future – European Commission Presents Strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence
The European Commission has unveiled its ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all, reflecting the best of Europe:
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Fexco Opens €21 Million Research and Development Facility

    Fexco Opens €21 Million Research and Development Facility
Irish-international fintech company, Fexco has opened a new building in Killorglin, County Kerry, which will house its own Research Development
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution will fundamentally change every aspect of our lives and manufacturing is at the epicentre of that.
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Granite Digital to Create 50 New Jobs in Dublin, Cork and Galway

    Granite Digital to Create 50 New Jobs in Dublin, Cork and Galway
Granite Digital, Ireland’s leading full-service digital agency, will create 50 new jobs across its Dublin, Cork and Galway offices. The
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Esri Ireland Helps Waterford City & County Council to Improve Public Services

    Esri Ireland Helps Waterford City & County Council to Improve Public Services
Esri Ireland, the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has announced that Waterford City and County Council has implemented
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European Commission Calls For More Industry-led Training Infrastructures, Similar to Skillnet Ireland

    European Commission Calls For More Industry-led Training Infrastructures, Similar to Skillnet Ireland
The European Commission’s Skills for Smart Industrial Specialisation and Digital Transformation report has featured Skillnet Ireland as an example of best practice. Skillnet Ireland
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Industrial Revolutionary to Speak at the 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin – 29-30th January

    Industrial Revolutionary to Speak at the 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin – 29-30th January
Credited with being the originator of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ (Industry 4.0) and named by the Financial Times as one
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New Rules to Boost Consumer Protection Enter into Force

    New Rules to Boost Consumer Protection Enter into Force
The European Commission has welcomed the entry into force of new EU rules for consumer protection, as part of the New
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Top Emerging Workplace Innovation Trends For 2020

    Top Emerging Workplace Innovation Trends For 2020
Rahi Systems, a leading IT Infrastructure Provider based in County Limerick, has revealed the top digitalisation trends that will reshape
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Irish Enterprises to Spend €715K on Making Tech Sustainable This Year

    Irish Enterprises to Spend €715K on Making Tech Sustainable This Year
Expleo, the technology partner for innovative companies, has announced the results of a survey which found that the average Irish
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5-year Plan to Future-proof the Manufacturing Sector

    5-year Plan to Future-proof the Manufacturing Sector
The Government recently launched Ireland’s Industry 4.0 Strategy at the Irish Manufacturing Research Centre in Mullingar to help firms respond
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