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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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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 30% on 2019. This performance was achieved on the back

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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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5 Key Reasons Behind the HGV Driver Crisis

    5 Key Reasons Behind the HGV Driver Crisis

As the current shortage of HGV drivers causes widespread chaos across multiple sectors, the fragility of our national supply chains is laid bare. Nandos have shut some 75 outlets, M

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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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Huge demand for warehouse workers in Midlands

    Huge demand for warehouse workers in Midlands

A leading warehouse recruiter is helping to tackle the huge demand for staff in the Midlands. Redwigwam is working with a number of companies around the region to help fill

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Irish construction Activity rises sharply again, but cost inflation hits fresh record high

    Irish construction Activity rises sharply again, but cost inflation hits fresh record high

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 62.8 in July, down from 65.0 in

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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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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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70 jobs announced at Irish process automation firm

    70 jobs announced at Irish process automation firm

SimoTech, the largest Irish-owned process automation services and manufacturing IT systems company for the pharma/biotech sector, has announced the creation of 70 new jobs over the next two years. These jobs will be based

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Connex to create 50 jobs in Newry in £4.6 million investment

    Connex to create 50 jobs in Newry in £4.6 million investment

Newry-based modular bathroom pods manufacturer Connex Offsite Limited is creating 50 jobs in Newry in a £4.6 million investment to help it grow its business in international markets. Established in

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130 jobs and £19 million PPE contract for Bangor firm, Denroy

    130 jobs and £19 million PPE contract for Bangor firm, Denroy

Denroy Group has announced the creation of 130 jobs and a £19.5millon PPE contract with HSCNI. The major new contract will see Denroy manufacture and supply FFP3 masks to Health

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New campaign aims to bring 40 additional FDI companies to Galway and the West over the next 5 years

    New campaign aims to bring 40 additional FDI companies to Galway and the West over the next 5 years

A new campaign aimed at attracting additional companies and investment to Galway and the west region has been launched. Why Galway is an initiative from Galway Chamber, which will seek to bring

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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 located near Wigan, in the North-West of the UK. This

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Initiative Ireland to Lend €600 Million to Build 5,000 New Homes Nationwide Over Next 3-years

    Initiative Ireland to Lend €600 Million to Build 5,000 New Homes Nationwide Over Next 3-years

The Government has welcomed the announcement by Initiative Ireland of its new sustainable finance partnership, for the construction of residential homes, with Fairfield Real Estate Finance. Through this partnership, Initiative

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Pladis plans for close its factory in Glasgow

    Pladis plans for close its factory in Glasgow

Pladis, the global snacking company, has announced a proposal to close its factory in Tollcross, Glasgow, subject to a full and meaningful consultation with employees. The proposal would put 468

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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 offering. The company has established a new division, Modern Wheel

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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 of 12,500 jobs for the West over the next 15

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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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3PL provider secures two new sites

  3PL provider secures two new sites

A 3PL provider that works with some of the major blue-chip businesses in the UK has secured two new sites

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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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SL Controls to create 50 new highly skilled jobs as expansion continues

  SL Controls to create 50 new highly skilled jobs as expansion continues

SL Controls, the Irish specialist software integration firm, is to create 50 new jobs over the next 18 months. The

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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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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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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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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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MSD expansion to create 240 jobs at Meath site

  MSD expansion to create 240 jobs at Meath site

Pharmaceutical giant MSD is building a new manufacturing facility at its recently acquired facility in Dunboyne, Co. Meath, creating an

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South West growth strategy delivers jobs and new facility for engineering company

  South West growth strategy delivers jobs and new facility for engineering company

The growth strategy of a UK engineering business, targeted at South West England’s food and beverage sector, has paid early

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MSD and Takeda conclude acquisition of Dunboyne manufacturing site

  MSD and Takeda conclude acquisition of Dunboyne manufacturing site

The state-of-the-art facility has been acquired as a going concern and the 200 employees will now join MSD Ireland’s existing

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Edwards to open new Technology Centre in Dublin

  Edwards to open new Technology Centre in Dublin

Edwards, the leading supplier of vacuum and abatement services and solutions to the global semiconductor industry, announced that it is

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Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020

  Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020

Amazon has announced that 10,000 new permanent roles are being created across the UK in 2020, taking the company’s total

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Irish Data Centre Industry to Add 1,800+ Jobs in Next 12 Months

  Irish Data Centre Industry to Add 1,800+ Jobs in Next 12 Months

A new survey released today from Host in Ireland finds an optimistic business outlook over the next twelve months for

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Tesco prepares for further online growth

  Tesco prepares for further online growth

Tesco will create 16,000 new permanent roles to support the exceptional growth in its online business. These 16,000 jobs are

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36 high-level roles to be filled at Thermo Fisher Scientific Cork

  36 high-level roles to be filled at Thermo Fisher Scientific Cork

Thermo Fisher Scientific will be creating 36 new high-level science, engineering and operations positions in Cork, which are to be

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SSPC to build €1.9m pharma manufacturing facility at UL

  SSPC to build €1.9m pharma manufacturing facility at UL

The co-director of the pharmaceutical research centre has received an SFI Infrastructure Award to build a facility with next-generation process

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MSD buys Takeda biologics plant in Dunboyne

  MSD buys Takeda biologics plant in Dunboyne

Pharma giant MSD has agreed to buy a state-of-the-art biologics plant in Dunboyne, Co Meath, where around 200 workers are currently

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Gilead Sciences to create 140 jobs at Irish operations

  Gilead Sciences to create 140 jobs at Irish operations

US pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences is creating 140 jobs here as it plans to invest about €7m in its Irish

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Irish manufacturing recovers slightly from coronavirus collapses: PMI

  Irish manufacturing recovers slightly from coronavirus collapses: PMI

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish manufacturing activity recovered slightly after suffering its sharpest monthly decline on record in April but still

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Partnership between Irish company Hybrid Technology Partners and global company Priority Software to create 20 jobs

  Partnership between Irish company Hybrid Technology Partners and global company Priority Software to create 20 jobs

Hybrid Technology Partners, a technology solutions provider headquartered in Limerick, and global ERP software company, Priority Software, have announced a new partnership

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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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155 Jobs Boost For Coleraine

  155 Jobs Boost For Coleraine
Coleraine-based manufacturer Maine Surface Finishing is creating 155 jobs in a major £9.5 million expansion. The company provides powder coating
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Dublin to Become Mastercard’s Technology Hub For Europe

  Dublin to Become Mastercard’s Technology Hub For Europe
Mastercard has announced its plans to create 1500 jobs in the next three to five years as it significantly grows
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Continued Rise in Construction Activity as New Order Growth Quickens to Seven-month High

  Continued Rise in Construction Activity as New Order Growth Quickens to Seven-month High
The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted
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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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Microsoft to Establish Cyber Security Centre in Belfast

  Microsoft to Establish Cyber Security Centre in Belfast
Microsoft has chosen Northern Ireland as the location for a new Cyber Security Centre which will see the creation of
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Naturelle Set to Grow With 50 New Jobs

  Naturelle Set to Grow With 50 New Jobs
Omagh-based manufacturer, Naturelle Consumer Products, is creating 50 new jobs and expanding its manufacturing facility in a £4 million investment
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Grant Engineering Officially Opens New €14 Million Expanded Facilities

  Grant Engineering Officially Opens New €14 Million Expanded Facilities
Grant, Ireland’s leading engineering company specialising in the plumbing and heating industry, has officially opened its newly expanded facilities in
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£8 Million Investment By Armstrong Medical

  £8 Million Investment By Armstrong Medical
Armstrong Medical is investing £8 million in the growth of its manufacturing business including the creation of 24 new jobs.
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MAW Engineering Invests in Antrim Area

  MAW Engineering Invests in Antrim Area
MAW Engineering has invested £2.8 million in a new commercial vehicle venture, including a purpose-built new manufacturing facility and 46
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Over €40 Million For 26 Projects to Drive Job Creation in the Regions

  Over €40 Million For 26 Projects to Drive Job Creation in the Regions
The Government has announced the results of the third call of the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF), an open national
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Record Number Now Employed by Enterprise Ireland Supported Companies

  Record Number Now Employed by Enterprise Ireland Supported Companies
The Government has reported the creation of 16,971 new jobs by Enterprise Ireland supported companies in 2019. 221,895 people are
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Smithstown Light Engineering Expands New Production Facility, Creating 60 jobs

  Smithstown Light Engineering Expands New Production Facility, Creating 60 jobs
A newly constructed 40,000 sq ft manufacturing facility has been officially opened in Shannon, County Clare. Smithstown Light Engineering, a
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WuXi Vaccines to Build a $240 Million Manufacturing Facility in Dundlak

  WuXi Vaccines to Build a $240 Million Manufacturing Facility in Dundlak
WuXi Vaccines, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed WuXi Biologics, is planning to build a $240 million vaccine production facility on
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