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NI Business Recovery Survey shows significant levels of concern about the year ahead

    NI Business Recovery Survey shows significant levels of concern about the year ahead

A new survey conducted by Duff & Phelps, the world’s premier provider of governance, risk and transparency solutions, in partnership with Trade NI, shows that over one third (35%) of

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Food manufacturers boost efficiency and sustainability with GEA refrigeration solutions

    Food manufacturers boost efficiency and sustainability with GEA refrigeration solutions

Investing in the latest compressor equipment and refrigeration solutions has not only boosted the performance of two of the UK’s major food manufacturers with improved efficiency, energy savings and reduced

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C&C Group Iimpacted by COVID-19 as it reports interim loss

    C&C Group Iimpacted by COVID-19 as it reports interim loss

C&C Group, the vertically integrated premium drinks company which manufactures, markets and distributes branded beer, cider, wine, spirits and soft drinks across the UK and Ireland, has reported an operating

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Online 365 Exhibition – Launching on 1st November

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Online 365 Exhibition – Launching on 1st November

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition, which will officially open on November 1st, 2020, has been created for the manufacturing & supply chain community in Ireland, North and

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JENTON APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR PRONOVA ‘JOKER®’ BAGGING EQUIPMENT AND SUPREME PLASTICS BAGS AND POUCHES

    JENTON APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR PRONOVA ‘JOKER®’ BAGGING EQUIPMENT AND SUPREME PLASTICS BAGS AND POUCHES

Complete packaging solution specially developed to offer a cost effective alternative to form-fill-seal for food, medical and DIY markets   Jenton International Ltd – part of The Jenton Group (www.jenton.co.uk)

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Rockwell Automation Opens Registration for the 29th Automation Fair At Home – A New, Primarily Virtual Experience

    Rockwell Automation Opens Registration for the 29th Automation Fair At Home – A New, Primarily Virtual Experience

The event features keynote speakers, a product & technology showcase, virtual tours and hands-on training opportunities Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and

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Kirby Group Engineering doubles apprentice intake

    Kirby Group Engineering doubles apprentice intake

Kirby Group Engineering has doubled its apprentice intake in 2020. The Limerick-based, privately owned mechanical and electrical engineering company has taken in 80 apprentices for its 4 year programme in

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Rockwell Automation Improves Productivity, Drives Profitability and Reduces Risk Across Plant Operations with the Release of PlantPAx 5.0

    Rockwell Automation Improves Productivity, Drives Profitability and Reduces Risk Across Plant Operations with the Release of PlantPAx 5.0

Rockwell Automation today released the PlantPAx® 5.0 distributed control system (DCS). This latest DCS version from Rockwell Automation helps industrial producers positively impact the lifecycle of their plant operations with plant-wide

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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 up their digital transformation. Hall & Roberts (Provisions), specialist bacon

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JENTON APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR PRONOVA ‘JOKER®’ BAGGING EQUIPMENT AND SUPREME PLASTICS BAGS AND POUCHES

    JENTON APPOINTED AS DISTRIBUTOR FOR PRONOVA ‘JOKER®’ BAGGING EQUIPMENT AND SUPREME PLASTICS BAGS AND POUCHES

Complete packaging solution specially developed to offer a cost effective alternative to form-fill-seal for food, medical and DIY markets   Jenton International Ltd – part of The Jenton Group (www.jenton.co.uk)

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Buymie and Dunnes Stores partner to launch same-day online grocery service

    Buymie and Dunnes Stores partner to launch same-day online grocery service

Buymie has announced the launch of a major new partnership with Dunnes Stores. Buymie, Ireland’s leading same day grocery delivery platform, and Dunnes Stores will launch a personal grocery shopping

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Kuehne+Nagel Ireland invest in a dedicated Dublin-based facility for global partnership with West Pharmaceuticals

    Kuehne+Nagel Ireland invest in a dedicated Dublin-based facility for global partnership with West Pharmaceuticals

Kuehne+Nagel Ireland has signed a multi-year contract with West Pharmaceuticals, a leading global manufacturer in the design and production of technologically advanced systems for the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology

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Advanced engineering and manufacturing Centre of Excellence to be built in Daventry

    Advanced engineering and manufacturing Centre of Excellence to be built in Daventry

Daventry has been unveiled as the new home for an advanced engineering and manufacturing Centre of Excellence. JRM, a company founded in 2007 and famed for its international success on

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95 jobs and £30 million investment by Tobermore Concrete

    95 jobs and £30 million investment by Tobermore Concrete

Northern Ireland-based paving manufacturer Tobermore is to invest £30 million and create 95 jobs in ambitious plans to rapidly grow its business over the next four years. The company is

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Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

    Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of 11 new latest generation trucks that will go into Abbey’s core British Sugar fleet, providing bulk sugar movements throughout the UK and Ireland. The

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Enterprise Ireland survey reveals customs a major issue as Brexit deadline approaches

    Enterprise Ireland survey reveals customs a major issue as Brexit deadline approaches

A new Enterprise Ireland survey of 600 companies on the PMI panel in Ireland, conducted in recent weeks for Enterprise Ireland by IHS Markit, revealed that customs and logistics are

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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 2,500 strong workforce. MSD has concluded the acquisition of the

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – September 30th 2020, 10am–4pm BST

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – September 30th 2020, 10am–4pm BST

The manufacturing and supply chain sector in Ireland is experiencing a once in 100 year event that will have implications long after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. This online event

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Tech Innovation to Improve Resilience and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19

    Tech Innovation to Improve Resilience and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has drastically changed the landscape for businesses across all industries, forcing immediate changes – but ones that will have long-term consequences. In the latest report by Lux Research, “The

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Guaranteed Irish House Online Listing Launched

    Guaranteed Irish House Online Listing Launched

The Government has Launched the Guaranteed Irish House online listing, the country’s first national listing of sustainable construction sector businesses based in Ireland. The new initiative by Guaranteed Irish offers

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Johnston Logistics UK Reaches 1 Million Orders

    Johnston Logistics UK Reaches 1 Million Orders

Johnston Logistics UK have reached their one millionth order since the warehousing, logistics and fulfilment specialists’ formal establishment in 2008. With a history in warehousing stretching back over 40 years,

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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 establishing a new Service Technology Centre (STC) in Blanchardstown, Dublin

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Plotting the future of industrial technology on the edge of Mullingar

    Plotting the future of industrial technology on the edge of Mullingar

In an abandoned former cigarette plant on the edge of Mullingar, a group of researchers is plotting the future of Irish industrial technology. The repurposing of the old Imperial Tobacco

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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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Starfrost’s freezing technology is making waves in the Arctic Circle

  Starfrost’s freezing technology is making waves in the Arctic Circle

Norway-based Leroy Seafood has invested in a highly efficient and innovative freezing system from IQF equipment experts, Starfrost. The Helix

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MANUFACTURING FIRM TO INVEST £2M WITH INVEST NI SUPPORT

  MANUFACTURING FIRM TO INVEST £2M WITH INVEST NI SUPPORT

A packaging manufacturing company is to invest more than £2m in skills development at its West Belfast and Antrim facilities,

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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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Regeneron to add 400 jobs in Limerick as Covid treatment shows promise

  Regeneron to add 400 jobs in Limerick as Covid treatment shows promise

US drug development group Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is to add more than 400 new jobs at its Limerick facility, bringing the total number employed at

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Join the Smart Food Factory Online Conference & Exhibition – September 10th, 2020 from 10 am-4 pm BST

  Join the Smart Food Factory Online Conference & Exhibition – September 10th, 2020 from 10 am-4 pm BST

By 2050, the world population is expected to be 9 billion people. The combination of richer diets and increased population

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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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Talent in Logistics Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

  Talent in Logistics Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

The finalists for this year’s Talent in Logistics Awards have been announced. Winners will be revealed at the annual awards

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RS introduces RS PRO Protective Measures kits and bundles to support businesses and their employees returning to work

  RS introduces RS PRO Protective Measures kits and bundles to support businesses and their employees returning to work

Bundled products from RS’ own-brand range enable businesses to take preventative health and safety measures at work during COVID-19 pandemic

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cargo-partner Expands LCL Services from Asia to Europe via Koper

  cargo-partner Expands LCL Services from Asia to Europe via Koper

The international transport and info-logistics provider has strengthened its LCL service offering with further connections now from India, Thailand and

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Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

  Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, has announced that its new

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Safe Space – from challenge to opportunity

  Safe Space – from challenge to opportunity

Responsible employers and business owners are rising to the challenge of providing Covid-secure spaces, but most are still unsure of

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How Munster’s pharmaceutical industry is responding to the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine

  How Munster’s pharmaceutical industry is responding to the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine

The global search for Covid-19 treatments has resulted in a surge of pharma activity in Ireland and Munster. Given the

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£5 Million Investment and Over 30 New Jobs at Northern Ireland-based Mackle Petfoods

  £5 Million Investment and Over 30 New Jobs at Northern Ireland-based Mackle Petfoods

Dungannon-based petfood manufacturer, Mackle Petfoods is investing £5.7 million and creating 31 new jobs in a major expansion plan in

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Smart poultry processing gets the right products to the right customer

  Smart poultry processing gets the right products to the right customer

WHY DATA-DRIVEN PROCESSING? If you manage a modern poultry processing plant, you need a complete, clear overview of all processes.

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Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

  Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

Face masks that allow people to work more safely in close proximity in Covid-rich environments such as intensive care units and meat

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Up to 100 jobs to be created as MeiraGTx expand in Shannon

  Up to 100 jobs to be created as MeiraGTx expand in Shannon

MeiraGTx have announced they are to undergo a multi-million euro expansion in Shannon which will create up to 100 jobs

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New life sciences manufacturing executive programme launches in Ireland

  New life sciences manufacturing executive programme launches in Ireland

Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace, has launched a professional development programme for life science companies to build a culture of creative

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A Dublin based business has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland All-Star Family Run Business 2020.

  A Dublin based business has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland All-Star Family Run Business 2020.

Oliver Conroy Pallets has achieved a quality mark signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust. Based in

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COUNTY CLARE MEDTECH MANUFACTURING SITE PRODUCING ANTIBODY TESTS FOR WORLDWIDE DETECTION OF COVID-19

  COUNTY CLARE MEDTECH MANUFACTURING SITE PRODUCING ANTIBODY TESTS FOR WORLDWIDE DETECTION OF COVID-19

A medical technology facility in Tulla, Co Clare is involved in the development of tests to detect coronavirus antibodies to

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EPAL warns on Brexit pallet delays

  EPAL warns on Brexit pallet delays

Open-loop pallet pooler EPAL UK & Ireland has warned businesses exporting and importing to and from the UK to ensure

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Gary O’Connor appointed managing director of Ireland for Geodis

  Gary O’Connor appointed managing director of Ireland for Geodis

Geodis has appointed Gary O’Connor as its new managing director of Ireland. His brief is to focus “on developing business

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Greenfield Global presents Its New European Manufacturing HQ

  Greenfield Global presents Its New European Manufacturing HQ

Greenfield Global Inc., a global leader in the production of ethanol, high-purity speciality alcohols, and solvents, will soon commence the

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This Smart Building Is a Living Lab for a Greener Future in Construction – Kingspan

  This Smart Building Is a Living Lab for a Greener Future in Construction – Kingspan

There was a time when the annual World’s Fair was the planet’s primary showcase for “the buildings of tomorrow.” People

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The Irish Times Business Person of the Month: Michael Burke

  The Irish Times Business Person of the Month: Michael Burke

Chanelle Pharmaceuticals chief has made inroads into US vet pharmaceuticals market Chanelle Pharmaceuticals chief executive Michael Burke has been chosen as The Irish

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Mettler-Toledo’s Gives Free Access to Its Inspection Expertise

  Mettler-Toledo’s Gives Free Access to Its Inspection Expertise

To help manufacturers access expert advice to select the right inspection equipment for their products, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is providing free

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Abbey’s Food Grade Washbay in Hull reopens following complete refurbishment

  Abbey’s Food Grade Washbay in Hull reopens following complete refurbishment

Bulk food road tanker company Abbey Logistics has reopened its food grade wash bay in Hull following significant investment in

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Ardmac acquires stake in modular builder Cental

  Ardmac acquires stake in modular builder Cental

Ardmac, the international construction specialist headquartered in Dublin, has taken a significant equity investment in Cental, a leading and fast-growth

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Dachser builds new location in Germany

  Dachser builds new location in Germany

Logistics provider Dachser has started construction on a new branch in Kassel, the economic centre of northern Hesse in Germany.

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Ward Automation Sligo launches flexible robot cell automated for end-of-line inspection of syringes

  Ward Automation Sligo launches flexible robot cell automated for end-of-line inspection of syringes

For a global player in healthcare and pharmaceutical products, Ward Automation Sligo engineered and manufactured a compact and flexible robot

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Cork company rolls with it to combat Covid-19

  Cork company rolls with it to combat Covid-19

The agility of Cork based company – MTD Precision Engineering, has allowed them to rapidly adapt to circumstances arising from

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Technimark Acquires European Injection Molder, Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd., Expanding Global Manufacturing Platform And Healthcare Focus

  Technimark Acquires European Injection Molder, Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd., Expanding Global Manufacturing Platform And Healthcare Focus

Global plastic injection molding leader adds facilities in Ireland and the Czech Republic Technimark, a global manufacturer of custom rigid

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National award for midlands engineering collaboration

  National award for midlands engineering collaboration

Engenuity Engineering Cluster Midlands is one of two national winners for the European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2020. This morning, Enterprise

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New Hyundai Fork Truck distributor secures new deal with leading masonry manufacturer

  New Hyundai Fork Truck distributor secures new deal with leading masonry manufacturer

UK Midlands-based forklift truck sales and service provider, Compact Fork Trucks, are no strangers to the Hyundai brand and already

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