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Stone Bakery creating 20 jobs with £4 million investment in Crossmaglen factory

    Stone Bakery creating 20 jobs with £4 million investment in Crossmaglen factory

The ‘free-from’ bakery company Stone Bakery Ltd has announced it is investing £4 million to refurbish and extend the former Take N’ Bake factory at Crossmaglen in Northern Ireland, a

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Dublin Port Company to open €48 million Dublin Inland Port

    Dublin Port Company to open €48 million Dublin Inland Port

Dublin Port Company (DPC) has announced that Dublin Inland Port will open in early November 2021, with Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) confirmed as the first company licensed to begin operating

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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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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 Development Plan (NDP) as they could be sacrificed from 2023

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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 the listed building’s future. The investment will see existing machinery

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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 help meet customer demand. The state-of-the-art fulfilment centre, which will

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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 Dundalk, County Louth, for its MOFFETT truck mounted forklift manufacturing

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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 branded carbonated soft drinks, has announced that Robinsons, Lipton Ice

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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% on the same period in 2020 which was itself unprecedented,

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The Deluxe Group creates 30 jobs in Portadown following multi-million pound global success

    The Deluxe Group creates 30 jobs in Portadown following multi-million pound global success

The Deluxe Group, a Portadown-based bespoke manufacturing company, has created over 30 new jobs in a £1.7 million investment to support its expansion in its chosen market sectors including luxury

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Durham Box continues rapid expansion

    Durham Box continues rapid expansion

A significant period of growth for leading corrugated packaging manufacturer, Durham Box, has seen the firm expanding its factory and investing in equipment and manpower to up-scale the business to

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Arla creates 50 new jobs in Yorkshire

    Arla creates 50 new jobs in Yorkshire

Arla UK, the country’s largest dairy cooperative, will create 50 new jobs at its site in Settle, Yorkshire, as the production of its Lactofree milk for the UK market starts

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Automation investment leads to 110 new jobs

    Automation investment leads to 110 new jobs

The strategic robotics and automation investment by Panelto Foods along with the expansion of their new facility has brought an additional 110 jobs and brings employment to 240 people. Established

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Abbott Announces R&D Investment in Clonmel for Continued Development of Cardiovascular Devices

    Abbott Announces R&D Investment in Clonmel for Continued Development of Cardiovascular Devices

Global healthcare company Abbott has announced further investment in its cardiovascular Research and Development Centre based at its Vascular devices site in Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland. Abbott is the world

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Bausch + Lomb to invest €90 million in Waterford

    Bausch + Lomb to invest €90 million in Waterford

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, plans to invest €90 million to expand manufacturing operations at its Waterford facility. The investment is expected to generate 130 additional

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OLED Material Manufacturing, PPG Announce Multi-Million-Euro Investment, up to 100 New Jobs in Shannon

    OLED Material Manufacturing, PPG Announce Multi-Million-Euro Investment, up to 100 New Jobs in Shannon

Universal Display Corporation and PPG have announced that OLED Material Manufacturing Ltd. (OM2) and PPG are embarking on a multi-million-euro capital investment that is expected to create up to 100

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Invest NI describes 2020/21 as a year of business resilience

    Invest NI describes 2020/21 as a year of business resilience

Invest Northern Ireland has released its end of year results, including the final outturn against its four year business strategy and an overview of additional business support fast-tracked due to

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Cause for optimism as NI’s economic recovery gathers pace

    Cause for optimism as NI’s economic recovery gathers pace

Northern Ireland’s economic recovery strengthened during Q2 2021 with signs of confidence returning to both the manufacturing and services sectors, according to the most recent Quarterly Economic Survey from Northern

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Food manufacturers secure Made Smarter support

    Food manufacturers secure Made Smarter support

Food manufacturers have secured support from a programme helping businesses boost productivity and growth using digital tools. The latest businesses to sign up for support from the Made Smarter Adoption

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Molson Coors investing £25 million in UK facilities

    Molson Coors investing £25 million in UK facilities

Molson Coors Beverage Co. is making a $34.6 million (£25 million) investment in its Burton-upon-Trent brewery in the UK to add a new hard seltzer canning line and upgrade its

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Princes completes first phase of £60 million Cardiff site investment

    Princes completes first phase of £60 million Cardiff site investment

International food and drink group Princes has completed the first phase of a planned £60 million investment in its Cardiff manufacturing site, with the installation of seven new state-of-the-art soft

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Haribo to invest £22 million at Castleford factory

    Haribo to invest £22 million at Castleford factory

International confectionery giant Haribo has announced a £22 million investment programme for its manufacturing facility at Castleford in West Yorkshire as it seeks to strengthen its standing in the UK

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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 major survey published today by Make UK and business advisory

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Irish pharmaceutical company unveils €25 million investment

    Irish pharmaceutical company unveils €25 million investment

APC Ltd, the award-winning Irish pharmaceutical research and development company, is investing €25 million and creating 120 jobs through the

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Chanelle Pharma expands operations

    Chanelle Pharma expands operations

Chanelle Pharma is to create 60 jobs in Ballinasloe over the next five years as the company expands its distribution

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Premier Inn presses on in Dublin with three pipeline hotels under construction

    Premier Inn presses on in Dublin with three pipeline hotels under construction

Whitbread, the owner of Premier Inn, the UK’s largest hotel business, is pressing on with its expansion plans in Dublin city

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English manufacturer Stephens Gaskets invests in new site to support growth

    English manufacturer Stephens Gaskets invests in new site to support growth

Stephens Gaskets has been manufacturing gaskets and ring shims since it was established in 1947. The company has recently invested

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Kraft Heinz plans £140 million investment in Wigan site

    Kraft Heinz plans £140 million investment in Wigan site

The Kraft Heinz Company is planning to make a £140 million investment in Kitt Green, Europe’s largest food manufacturing facility

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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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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

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Pfizer to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine drug substance in Ireland

    Pfizer to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine drug substance in Ireland

Pfizer is to manufacture a Covid-19 vaccine drug substance at its Grange Castle facility in Dublin. Pfizer plans to invest

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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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Zeus announces €15 million investment in Aldar Tissue quadrupling capacity

    Zeus announces €15 million investment in Aldar Tissue quadrupling capacity

Irish-owned Zeus Packaging, Europe’s leading independent packaging manufacturer and distributor, has today announced a €15 million investment in Aldar Tissue,

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Valeo Foods sold to Bain Capital

    Valeo Foods sold to Bain Capital

Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm, has signed a definitive agreement with CapVest to acquire Valeo

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Modern Tyres to invest £5.6 million and create 23 jobs at new Newry manufacturing facility

    Modern Tyres to invest £5.6 million and create 23 jobs at new Newry manufacturing facility

Modern Tyres is creating 23 jobs as part of a £5.6 million investment to diversify its commercial products and services

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75% of Irish food SMEs expect revenue growth in the year ahead

    75% of Irish food SMEs expect revenue growth in the year ahead

Irish food SMEs are optimistic about their growth prospects, according to new research by Love Irish Food and PwC, which found

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Galway Technology Centre expansion to generate 12,500 jobs and €1.4 billion investment for west

    Galway Technology Centre expansion to generate 12,500 jobs and €1.4 billion investment for west

Galway Technology Centre, (GTC) has announced details of their new AcademyWest expansion, which is expected to generate a cumulative total

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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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Investment set for ‘superdeduction’ boost for UK manufacturers

    Investment set for ‘superdeduction’ boost for UK manufacturers

The introduction of the ‘superdeduction’ tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investment this year for manufacturers

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Veryan Medical announces multimillion-euro investment in Galway operation

    Veryan Medical announces multimillion-euro investment in Galway operation

Veryan has announced a multimillion-euro investment at its Galway facility that will contribute to the further expansion and diversification of

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Re-Gen Waste announces a £20 million investment in paper and glass re-melt products

    Re-Gen Waste announces a £20 million investment in paper and glass re-melt products

Following the announcement of plans to build a £22 million self-funded ‘circular economy resource park’ in Newry this year, Re-Gen Waste has

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Intel to expand Irish manufacturing operations

    Intel to expand Irish manufacturing operations

Intel has unveiled plans to enter a new era of innovation and technology growth with the acceleration of investment in

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Lidl Ireland announces €10 million deal with Dublin-based Manning’s Bakery

    Lidl Ireland announces €10 million deal with Dublin-based Manning’s Bakery

Lidl Ireland has announced a multi-million-euro deal with Coolock-based Manning’s Bakery to the value of €10 million which will see

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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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Budweiser Brewing Group investing more than £115 million in its UK breweries

    Budweiser Brewing Group investing more than £115 million in its UK breweries

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, part of AB InBev, has announced a £115 million+ investment in its two major UK breweries

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First Milk announces £12.5 million investment in cheese and whey processing facilities

    First Milk announces £12.5 million investment in cheese and whey processing facilities

First Milk, a wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative, has announced a further significant capital investment in its cheese and whey

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Onwards Holdings’ significant investment in Leeds Logistics Facility

    Onwards Holdings’ significant investment in Leeds Logistics Facility

Commercial property specialist Onward Holdings Ltd is open to offers for a refurbished warehouse the Yorkshire-based company recently acquired at

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Anaeko to invest £1.5 million in 15 new jobs for Belfast and Enniskillen

    Anaeko to invest £1.5 million in 15 new jobs for Belfast and Enniskillen

Software company Anaeko is investing over £1.5 million to create 15 new jobs across its Belfast and Enniskillen offices to

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Derry Strabane City Deal to transform the region

    Derry Strabane City Deal to transform the region

The key partners responsible for the delivery of the Derry~Londonderry Strabane City Deal, marking the single largest ever Government investment

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Oxford-Cambridge arc to be UK’s answer to the Silicon Valley

    Oxford-Cambridge arc to be UK’s answer to the Silicon Valley

A spatial framework mapping out the route for the Oxford-Cambridge arc to expand dramatically with more than one million new

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2020 a record year for Biotech investment

    2020 a record year for Biotech investment

Despite the many challenges of the pandemic in 2020, one thing unaffected was Venture Capital investment into Biotech. In fact,

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Sedamyl provides boost to Yorkshire economy and signals growth ambitions with £80 million expansion of Selby plant

    Sedamyl provides boost to Yorkshire economy and signals growth ambitions with £80 million expansion of Selby plant

Italian-owned agribusiness Sedamyl has announced major plans to expand its Yorkshire plant which will see it double production, create additional

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£15 million investment at Bournville to create a new production line for Cadbury Dairy Milk tablets

    £15 million investment at Bournville to create a new production line for Cadbury Dairy Milk tablets

Mondelēz International, makers of the UK’s favourite treats including Cadbury Dairy Milk, BelVita, Maynard’s Bassetts and OREO, has announced plans

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Further expansion by Wyke Farms

    Further expansion by Wyke Farms

Wyke Farms, which is one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processors, producing over 13,000 tonnes of

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Lidl Ireland announces 1,200 new roles

    Lidl Ireland announces 1,200 new roles

Lidl Ireland is to recruit more than 1,200 new employees to its Irish operations this year in a variety of

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Tennent’s to remove 100m+ plastic rings from packaging in shift from plastic to card

    Tennent’s to remove 100m+ plastic rings from packaging in shift from plastic to card

A £7 million investment in packaging equipment at Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow sees Tennent’s, Scotland’s favourite beer brand, well on

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Foresight makes £4 million investment into MR Machine Knives to boost growth plans

    Foresight makes £4 million investment into MR Machine Knives to boost growth plans

MR Machine Knives, a Sheffield-based manufacturer of machine knives has secured a £4 million investment from private equity firm Foresight

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