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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 the industry, independent advisors Gain & Co are launching their

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MeiraGTx formally unveils industry-leading gene therapy manufacturing facility in Ireland

    MeiraGTx formally unveils industry-leading gene therapy manufacturing facility in Ireland

MeiraGTx Holdings Plc, a vertically integrated, clinical stage gene therapy company, has formally unveiled its GMP manufacturing facility in Shannon. The facility, online since earlier this year and stretching over

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AbbVie announces a €60 million expansion as company’s Cork facility marks 20th anniversary

    AbbVie announces a €60 million expansion as company’s Cork facility marks 20th anniversary

AbbVie, a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company with a significant presence across eight Irish locations, has announced a €60 million investment at its manufacturing site in Cork. The expansion,

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New funding announced to help the UK PEMD industry scale-up

    New funding announced to help the UK PEMD industry scale-up

Projects are being sought to share £5 million in funding and improve power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD) manufacturing supply chains in the UK. Run by Innovate UK the ‘PEMD

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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, has announced an expansion of its existing facility in Plassey,

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100 new jobs and additional footprint expansion announced by ICS Medical Devices

    100 new jobs and additional footprint expansion announced by ICS Medical Devices

ICS Medical Devices, a leading catheter design & manufacturing services provider, has officially opened its new manufacturing and R&D facility in Galway. The company also announced plans to create 100

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IDA Ireland launches Two New Online Self Assessment Tools for Client Companies

    IDA Ireland launches Two New Online Self Assessment Tools for Client Companies

IDA Ireland has launched two online self-assessment tools for client companies that will help companies assess current activities that enable advanced manufacturing or digitalisation of services, in addition to helping

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IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Award Winners 2022

    IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Award Winners 2022

The 2022 IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards, in partnership with Premier Publishing & Events, were revealed at a special ceremony and gala dinner held recently at the Kilashee Hotel,

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Kirby announces latest Senior Management Appointments

    Kirby announces latest Senior Management Appointments

Leading Irish Mechanical and Electrical engineering company Kirby Group Engineering has announced seven additions to its senior management team. The family-founded firm is continually looking to build on its reputation

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£25 million awarded to scope scale-up of electric vehicle technology

    £25 million awarded to scope scale-up of electric vehicle technology

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has announced winners sharing around £25 million of government funding to assess if projects are ready for scale-up to support the growth of manufacturing and expansion

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FANUC Opens First Dedicated Irish Robotics Facility

    FANUC Opens First Dedicated Irish Robotics Facility

In response to increased demand from its Irish customer base, leading robotics and automation company FANUC will officially open the doors to its first ever dedicated facility in Ireland on

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Horizon Therapeutics to Expand its Development and Manufacturing Facility in Ireland

    Horizon Therapeutics to Expand its Development and Manufacturing Facility in Ireland

Horizon Therapeutics plc has submitted a planning application to expand its development and manufacturing facility in Waterford, Ireland, to add new drug substance biologics development and manufacturing capabilities. The planned

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National Manufacturing Institute Scotland appoints former UKRI Challenge Director as Chief Executive Officer

    National Manufacturing Institute Scotland appoints former UKRI Challenge Director as Chief Executive Officer

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) has appointed former UKRI Made Smarter Innovation Challenge Director, Chris Courtney, as Chief Executive Officer. Operated by the University of Strathclyde, NMIS is a group

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Out of control energy bills are now business threatening for 60% of British manufacturers

    Out of control energy bills are now business threatening for 60% of British manufacturers

Britain’s manufacturers are warning that their energy costs have already spiralled out of control, with nearly half reporting that their electricity bills have shot up by over 100% in the

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Glanbia Ireland reveals new identity

    Glanbia Ireland reveals new identity

Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited and Glanbia Ireland, a world-class food and nutrition business, will in future be known as Tirlán, a new identity crafted to reflect the unique characteristics that

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UK manufacturing output falls

    UK manufacturing output falls

UK manufacturing output fell for the first time since February 2021 in the three months to August, with no growth expected in the three months ahead. That’s according to the

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Call for financial support for Irish SMEs amid ongoing energy crisis

    Call for financial support for Irish SMEs amid ongoing energy crisis

The Irish SME Association (ISME) is calling on the Government to provide greater levels of support for SME businesses in Ireland amid the ever-worsening energy cost crisis. While the Government

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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 to be the ‘must attend’ event this Autumn, for members

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Loop Energy grows European footprint with UK expansion

    Loop Energy grows European footprint with UK expansion

Loop Energy, a designer and manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cells for commercial mobility, will extend its presence in Europe by expanding into the UK. Loop Energy’s newest facility will be

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Carey Cleaning Machines Bring Game Changing Robotic Innovation to Ireland

    Carey Cleaning Machines Bring Game Changing Robotic Innovation to Ireland

County Antrim business Carey Cleaning Machines has unveiled game changing robotic innovation at an event which they hosted at their premises in Ballymena.  In a first for Ireland, they presented

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AFRC Forging ahead

    AFRC Forging ahead

Six major players in the forging and forming industries have joined the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), part of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Group, just

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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 roles at the company at the recently completed new head

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IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2022 – Finalists Announced

    IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2022 – Finalists Announced

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), in partnership with Premier Publishing & Events, has announced the finalists for the IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2022. The IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain

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Rhenus Ireland announces new Galway facility

  Rhenus Ireland announces new Galway facility

Rhenus Ireland has announced plans to build a brand-new site at the Rhenus Parkmore facility in Galway, western Ireland. Once

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Irish manufacturing output falls for second month running in July

  Irish manufacturing output falls for second month running in July

The latest PMI® survey data from AIB highlighted continued challenges across the Irish manufacturing sector in July. Output declined for

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B&B to Showcase Innovation at IMHX

  B&B to Showcase Innovation at IMHX

The biggest week of the year for logistics professionals is almost here. IMHX is the UK’s largest logistics exhibition and

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Stryker advances its global additive manufacturing leadership with new facility in Ireland

  Stryker advances its global additive manufacturing leadership with new facility in Ireland

Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, has celebrated the official opening of the high-tech facility at Anngrove

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Britishvolt confirms UK Government funding boost for its £3.8 billion battery cell gigaplant

  Britishvolt confirms UK Government funding boost for its £3.8 billion battery cell gigaplant

Battery technology pioneer Britishvolt has confirmed that it is to receive funding from the UK Government through its Automotive Transformation

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PCI Pharma Services announces multi-million dollar expansion in Wales

  PCI Pharma Services announces multi-million dollar expansion in Wales

PCI Pharma Services has announced a significant expansion of its world-class facility in Tredegar, Wales, UK, designed to help keep

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Leading Foodservice Provider Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans for Northern Ireland

  Leading Foodservice Provider Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans for Northern Ireland

Leading foodservice provider Sysco Ireland has revealed plans to double the size of its Northern Ireland operation within five years

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Supply chain issues to drive warehouse construction growth in the UK

  Supply chain issues to drive warehouse construction growth in the UK

New warehouses and infrastructure growth are expected to fuel a rise in construction output by 2.5 per cent for 2022,

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Make UK Defence welcomes UK’s leading independent paint manufacturer

  Make UK Defence welcomes UK’s leading independent paint manufacturer

Make UK Defence, the national not-for-profit, member owned defence trade association, part of Make UK – has welcomed HMG Paints

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AMTE Power selects Dundee as preferred site for battery cell factory in boost for Scottish net zero jobs

  AMTE Power selects Dundee as preferred site for battery cell factory in boost for Scottish net zero jobs

AMTE Power, a leading battery cell manufacturer, has selected Dundee as the preferred site for its first MegaFactory in a

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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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English SME manufacturers help cut 3,850 tonnes of CO2 through R&D programme

  English SME manufacturers help cut 3,850 tonnes of CO2 through R&D programme

SME manufacturers are helping cut 3,850 tonnes of CO2 emissions through a programme enabling business-university collaborations to tackle climate change.

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Food and drink industry accounts for 6% of UK administrations in 2022

  Food and drink industry accounts for 6% of UK administrations in 2022

The food and drink industry accounted for 6% of administrations in the first six months of the year – the

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UK Manufacturing Growth Forecasts Fall by a Quarter in Six Months

  UK Manufacturing Growth Forecasts Fall by a Quarter in Six Months

The percentage of small businesses in the manufacturing sector predicting growth has fallen since the start of the year –

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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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Cambridge spin-out Nyobolt raises £50 million to lead the future of sustainable energy storage

  Cambridge spin-out Nyobolt raises £50 million to lead the future of sustainable energy storage

Nyobolt, the pioneer of end-to-end fast-charging battery systems, has secured £50 million funding which will enable the company to enter

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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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Skyrora opens the UK’s largest rocket engine manufacturing facility

  Skyrora opens the UK’s largest rocket engine manufacturing facility

UK rocket company Skyrora has taken another important stride towards achieving a sovereign orbital launch from British soil by opening

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UK steel industry sets out vision for net zero transition – securing green jobs and investment

  UK steel industry sets out vision for net zero transition – securing green jobs and investment

To create a Net-Zero steel sector in the UK and meet Government targets, a new report from UK Steel calls

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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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Report outlines Tomorrow’s Engineering Research Challenges

  Report outlines Tomorrow’s Engineering Research Challenges

A new report sets out the long-term vision for how engineering research will help to tackle key challenges. In the

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The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk Hosts Portuguese Trade Delegation

  The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk Hosts Portuguese Trade Delegation

The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk has hosted a delegation of political and business leaders from

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£3.2 million for food and drink tech hub in Scottish Highlands

  £3.2 million for food and drink tech hub in Scottish Highlands

A project to create a food and drink technology centre in the Highlands has secured more than £3.2 million investment

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DPD Ireland delivers its 1 millionth sustainable parcel

  DPD Ireland delivers its 1 millionth sustainable parcel

DPD Ireland has reached the milestone of 1 million sustainable deliveries, with the millionth parcel delivered to An Tánaiste and

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Despite significant global economic headwinds, FDI continues to prove resilient in Ireland

  Despite significant global economic headwinds, FDI continues to prove resilient in Ireland

IDA Ireland, the inward investment agency of the Irish Government, has reported significant investment growth in the first half of

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Aston University degree apprentice shows how women in the warehouse are becoming leaders

  Aston University degree apprentice shows how women in the warehouse are becoming leaders

A postgraduate degree apprentice who has just completed the MSc Supply Chain Leadership & Management programme at Aston University has been

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New date announced for IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2022

  New date announced for IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2022

Irish Manufacturing Research, in partnership with Premier Publishing & Events, has announced the new date for the IMR Manufacturing &

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Oxford Biomedica signs new three year agreement with AstraZeneca

  Oxford Biomedica signs new three year agreement with AstraZeneca

Oxford Biomedica, a leading gene and cell therapy group, has signed a new three year Master Services & Development Agreement

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Manufacturing Industry in the Irish Border Region Works Together to Compete on International Market

  Manufacturing Industry in the Irish Border Region Works Together to Compete on International Market

A new manufacturing cluster to help develop the industry in the border region to compete on a national and international

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Urgent action needed as UK Auto faces £90 million energy cost hike

  Urgent action needed as UK Auto faces £90 million energy cost hike

British automotive manufacturers are calling for urgent action on spiralling costs as new analysis from the Society of Motor Manufacturers

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Irish medical device company experiencing rapid growth

  Irish medical device company experiencing rapid growth

Croom Medical, a medical device manufacturing business which manufactures orthopedic medical implants for a series of blue chip multinational companies

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UK Custom Battery Manufacturer Secures Growth Funding

  UK Custom Battery Manufacturer Secures Growth Funding

A UK manufacturing company is aiming to become a £100 million turnover business by 2026 after investing almost £2 million

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Britvic celebrates 35 years of investment, innovation and job creation at Rugby factory

  Britvic celebrates 35 years of investment, innovation and job creation at Rugby factory

This summer, leading branded soft drinks business Britvic is celebrating the 35th anniversary of its Rugby factory in England, by

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Project SCENIC – £9 million project for Northern Ireland aerospace sector

  Project SCENIC – £9 million project for Northern Ireland aerospace sector

A major £9 million collaborative Research and Development project for the aerospace sector in Northern Ireland has been announced. ‘Project SCENIC’

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