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Johnson & Johnson moves to 100% renewable electricity across Irish operations

    Johnson & Johnson moves to 100% renewable electricity across Irish operations

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has entered into a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) in Ireland[i]. The eight-year commercial agreement, allied with Johnson & Johnson’s recent execution of three separate virtual

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Islands Fund’ to reboot the economic relationship between Ireland and

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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 shortages intensified, according to the latest Lloyds Bank UK Recovery

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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, containment and safe delivery are critical for process efficiency, performance

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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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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 at its new facility in Cork, Ireland, creating 10 new roles.

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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 an extensive exhibition area displaying the latest technological solutions and

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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 large product range does not only consider all relevant standard

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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 Ireland’s most comprehensive metal cutting solutions provider to support its

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Post-Brexit products certification postponed to avoid supply crisis

    Post-Brexit products certification postponed to avoid supply crisis

Manufacturers have won an extra year to get products tested to comply with new UK certification rules originally due to replace CE marking in January 2022. International and domestic manufacturers

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Tyndall and Net Feasa Driving the Future of Smart Cargo Transport

    Tyndall and Net Feasa Driving the Future of Smart Cargo Transport

Shipping lines, freight forwarders and haulage companies are under increasing pressure to minimise transport costs, ensure on-time delivery and meet the increasing need for the goods they carry to be

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Staff shortages and rising input costs slow pace of UK economic growth

    Staff shortages and rising input costs slow pace of UK economic growth

The number of UK sectors reporting output growth was not unanimous for the first time since March in July, as food and drink manufacturers wrestled with labour shortages and healthcare

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – GEMÜ Group

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – GEMÜ Group

The GEMÜ Group is a leading manufacturer of valves, measurement and control systems for liquids, vapours and gases. GEMU is a global market leader when it comes to solutions for

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – European Springs and Pressings Ltd

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – European Springs and Pressings Ltd

European Springs and Pressings Ltd, established in 1948, are leading experts in the field of spring manufacturing and high speed press technology. We’re dedicated to providing our clients with the

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PPMA’s flagship Show will go ahead in 2021

    PPMA’s flagship Show will go ahead in 2021

This year’s PPMA Show will go ahead at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) on 28-30 September 2021. This will be welcome news for show-goers and industry influencers alike within the

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New Director of Dairy Processing Technology Centre

    New Director of Dairy Processing Technology Centre

Dr Anne Marie Henihan, has been appointed as the new Centre Director of Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC), the Enterprise

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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

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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

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British Manufacturing growth forecast doubles to outpace economy overall

    British Manufacturing growth forecast doubles to outpace economy overall

Britain’s manufacturers are accelerating as growth prospects become significantly more positive for the rest of the year, according to a

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Automotive and aerospace quality excellence being transferred to other manufacturing sectors

    Automotive and aerospace quality excellence being transferred to other manufacturing sectors

Manufacturers in the rail, marine, defence and household good sectors can now benefit from more than 25 years of automotive

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New Make UK/HSBC UK guide to help companies take first steps into new markets

    New Make UK/HSBC UK guide to help companies take first steps into new markets

Manufactured goods accounted for over half of UK total exports at the end of 2019 bringing in £687 billion for

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UK Manufacturing PMI surges to record high in May

    UK Manufacturing PMI surges to record high in May

Conditions in the manufacturing sector improved at an unprecedented rate in May, as output growth strengthened and new orders rose

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Decom Engineering invests in R&D to win business in Europe and Malaysia

    Decom Engineering invests in R&D to win business in Europe and Malaysia

Decom Engineering Ltd, based at Cookstown in Northern Ireland, has invested in Research & Development (R&D) to create world first

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Federation of Bakers to join Food and Drink Federation membership

    Federation of Bakers to join Food and Drink Federation membership

The Federation of Bakers (FoB) is to join the Food and Drink Federation as the industry works together to tackle

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UK Industry calls for targeted sectoral approach on Apprenticeship funding to support high value, high growth manufacturing jobs

    UK Industry calls for targeted sectoral approach on Apprenticeship funding to support high value, high growth manufacturing jobs

Britain’s manufacturers have called on Government to adopt a sectoral rethink on how levy money can be spent to boost

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Ireland’s first dedicated Quantum Computer Engineering Centre launched

    Ireland’s first dedicated Quantum Computer Engineering Centre launched

The Government has launched Ireland’s first dedicated Quantum Computer Engineering Centre (QCEC) at Tyndall National Institute, the national institute for

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Foresight makes £4 million investment into MRMK to boost growth plans

    Foresight makes £4 million investment into MRMK to boost growth plans

Foresight Group LLP, a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has invested £4.0 million into MRMK, providing equity

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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

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€95 million for ground-breaking projects under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

    €95 million for ground-breaking projects under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

The Irish Government has announced that 29 exciting new projects have succeeded in securing funding under the third round of

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Houston Precision Engineering to invest over £2 million and create over 40 jobs in Strabane

    Houston Precision Engineering to invest over £2 million and create over 40 jobs in Strabane

Donegal-based manufacturing firm, Houston Precision Engineering (HPE) has purchased over three acres of land in Strabane Business Park to build

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Confidence around turnover and profitability is improving for both Northern Ireland manufacturing and service sectors

    Confidence around turnover and profitability is improving for both Northern Ireland manufacturing and service sectors

53% of Northern Ireland’s manufacturers are expecting to raise prices over the next quarter, the highest share recorded since the

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COVID-19 lockdown leads to further decline in Irish construction activity, but confidence reaches two-and-a-half year high

    COVID-19 lockdown leads to further decline in Irish construction activity, but confidence reaches two-and-a-half year high

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 30.9

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UK housebuilding surge fuels six-year high construction rise

    UK housebuilding surge fuels six-year high construction rise

UK construction activity boomed in March with the purchasing managers’ index reaching 61.7 – the highest reading since the second half of 2014. This

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Sustainability Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – April 29th

    Sustainability Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – April 29th

The Sustainability Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, April 29th. The event is the latest in the Online 365

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CeADAR and partners use Machine Learning to improve manufacturing processes across key European industries

    CeADAR and partners use Machine Learning to improve manufacturing processes across key European industries

CeADAR, Ireland’s national centre for Applied Data Analytics & AI, has joined an €11 million European project to enable Europe’s

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€338,000 for New Technology Gateway to Help Business Become More Energy Efficient

    €338,000 for New Technology Gateway to Help Business Become More Energy Efficient

The Government has announced funding of €338,000 to establish a new Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway for the North-East in Dundalk

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Data centres: Are they unwanted but necessary guests in our landscape?

    Data centres: Are they unwanted but necessary guests in our landscape?

They have become somewhat of an unwanted guest in some quarters in Ireland in recent years, akin to the perception

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Government backs Make UK move to kickstart next generation of talent

    Government backs Make UK move to kickstart next generation of talent

The Government has given its backing to efforts by Make UK to help the next generation of talent by boosting

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British industry begins to move through the gears as recovery takes hold

    British industry begins to move through the gears as recovery takes hold

Britain’s manufacturers are beginning to move through the gears as growth prospects become more positive for the rest of the

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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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The Industrial Data Conference Online – March 11th

    The Industrial Data Conference Online – March 11th

The Industrial Data Conference Online is an online conference which is being held on March 11th 2021. The event will run live online

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GEA Sustainable Energy Solutions significantly improve plant efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions

    GEA Sustainable Energy Solutions significantly improve plant efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions

Potential energy savings of up to 30 percent and a significant reduction in CO2 emissions by as much as 90 or

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UK’s economic recovery falls behind the global benchmark in January

    UK’s economic recovery falls behind the global benchmark in January

The pace of the UK’s economic recovery fell behind the global benchmark in January, as the vaccine rollout drove the

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Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 28th

    Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 28th

The Machine Tooling/Manufacturing/CNC Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, January 28th. The event is the latest in the Online

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Fears over new relationship with EU cloud outlook for manufacturers

    Fears over new relationship with EU cloud outlook for manufacturers

Fears over the impact of the UK’s new trading relationship with the EU and the attractiveness of the UK for

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Pace of UK economic recovery slows in October amid further lockdown measures

    Pace of UK economic recovery slows in October amid further lockdown measures

In October, the pace of the UK’s economic recovery from coronavirus fell behind the global benchmark for the first time

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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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World premiere: Schütz IBC receives the “FM approved” seal

    World premiere: Schütz IBC receives the “FM approved” seal

The Ecobulk SX-D is specially fitted with a steel hull to provide extensive protection against fire and withstand even extreme

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Food Drink Ireland publishes new economic analysis Brexit report

    Food Drink Ireland publishes new economic analysis Brexit report

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group that represents the food and drink industry in Ireland, has published new economic

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