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Johnston Logistics UK sees overseas enquiries double since January

    Johnston Logistics UK sees overseas enquiries double since January

Leading provider of food, drink and FMCG logistics, Johnston Logistics UK, has reported a significant rise in overseas enquiries since the UK officially left the European Union in January. Since

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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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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 and aerospace quality excellence as G&P is undergoing a proactive

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition, organised by Premier Publishing & Events, was created for the manufacturing and supply chain community in Ireland – North and South –

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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 at the quickest pace in the near three decade survey

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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 in a new site with a £1.7 million loan from

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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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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 technologies in pipe cutting and coating removal, which have helped

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Enterprise Ireland encourages companies to start planning for a green future now

    Enterprise Ireland encourages companies to start planning for a green future now

Irish manufacturing and exporting companies have an important role to play in reducing emissions and building a more sustainable future and Enterprise Ireland has a range of green supports to

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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 some of the biggest issues facing the sector. FoB represents

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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 essential skills in high growth industries like manufacturing and engineering.

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RMGroup’s partnership with ASTI Mobile Robotics extends capabilities

    RMGroup’s partnership with ASTI Mobile Robotics extends capabilities

Robotics and automation specialists, RMGroup, has announced a distributor partnership with ASTI Mobile Robotics, Europe’s leading manufacturer of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs). The move will see RMGroup include AGVs and

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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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Half of Britain’s manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-attacks in last 12 months

    Half of Britain’s manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-attacks in last 12 months

Half of Britain’s manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-crime during the last 12 months, after thousands of organisations moved their staff to remote working when the Covid crisis struck.

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Carbery Group announces US acquisition

    Carbery Group announces US acquisition

Carbery Group, the West Cork-based international ingredients, flavours, and award-winning cheese producer, has announced the acquisition of leading savoury flavour and ingredient supplier, Innova Flavors, from Griffith Foods Worldwide.  The new

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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 release and growth capital to the business. MRMK is a specialist

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Maximising Food Surplus Redistribution: A Guide For Food Manufacturing Businesses

    Maximising Food Surplus Redistribution: A Guide For Food Manufacturing Businesses

With 16% of adults (one in six people) across England, Wales and Northern Ireland experiencing food insecurity,[1] IGD has launched a new guide to help manufacturing companies increase their redistribution of surplus food. Maximising

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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, the Dublin-based tissue manufacturer. Zeus acquired Aldar Tissue in 2019,

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Domino Helps Customers Reduce Risk and Optimise Production With New Vision Inspection Systems

    Domino Helps Customers Reduce Risk and Optimise Production With New Vision Inspection Systems

Domino Printing Sciences (Domino) has launched the R-Series, a new range of smart vision systems for automatic inspection and validation of product codes, including date codes, batch numbers, barcodes, and 2D-printed

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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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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 optimize factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor.

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Schneider Electric appoints Chris Collins as country president for Ireland

    Schneider Electric appoints Chris Collins as country president for Ireland

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC has appointed Chris Collins as the new Country President for Ireland. Collins takes over from Kelly Becker, who became the zone president for UK & Ireland at the

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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 a new factory, which will lead to the creation of

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Made Smarter virtual factory tours to accelerate digital adoption

  Made Smarter virtual factory tours to accelerate digital adoption

Made Smarter’s technology adoption programme is deploying smart glasses to SME manufacturers to virtually fast track their digital adoption strategies

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TSI INTRODUCES NEW AEROTRAK+ REMOTE ACTIVE AIR SAMPLER

  TSI INTRODUCES NEW AEROTRAK+ REMOTE ACTIVE AIR SAMPLER

TSI introduces the new AeroTrak®+ Remote Active Air Sampler to confidently and reliably monitor aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing environments. When integrated with TSI Facility

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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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Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

  Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

A chocolate maker, supported by Made Smarter, is poised to experience a game-changing productivity increase by automating its manufacturing process.

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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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Ireland’s Top 25 Most Valuable Brands lose nearly €3 billion worth of brand value amid pandemic woes

  Ireland’s Top 25 Most Valuable Brands lose nearly €3 billion worth of brand value amid pandemic woes

Ireland has recorded mixed fortunes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with the lowest rates per capita in Europe in mid-December 2020,

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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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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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Aseptic Fill/Finish – A Market Shift Toward Small Scale Batch Processing

  Aseptic Fill/Finish – A Market Shift Toward Small Scale Batch Processing

Compared with a decade ago, the role of biopharmaceutical manufacturing has evolved considerably.   Where the early 2000’s to 2010

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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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Global demand for UK technology drives recovery in February

  Global demand for UK technology drives recovery in February

The number of UK sectors reporting output growth doubled in February, led by a strong performance from technology equipment manufacturers,

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Consumer product companies and retailers plan to overhaul their supply chain strategies in next three years

  Consumer product companies and retailers plan to overhaul their supply chain strategies in next three years

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute examining the impact of the past year’s disruption on consumer products and retail (CP&R)

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SVP Essential: Syntegon expands portfolio for the production of parenteral pharmaceuticals

  SVP Essential: Syntegon expands portfolio for the production of parenteral pharmaceuticals

Now available: new basic version of the proven Pharmatec SVP process systems • Standardized modules allow delivery times of only

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Taking the lead with digital metrology

  Taking the lead with digital metrology

  According to Manufacturing Confidence, a report by the Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission (M2R), digital industrialisation could be worth as

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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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Vodafone rolls out first standalone private 5G network

  Vodafone rolls out first standalone private 5G network

Vodafone has rolled out what is believed to be the first dedicated private 5G network in the Republic. Irish Manufacturing

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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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3D printing for Stanley Black & Decker is 12x cheaper and 20x faster than casting and machining

  3D printing for Stanley Black & Decker is 12x cheaper and 20x faster than casting and machining

Galway based 3D Technology Ltd. sees demand surge for 3D printing solutions in Ireland    Stanley Black & Decker, an

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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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Pushing The Frontiers Of Manufacturing AI At Seagate

  Pushing The Frontiers Of Manufacturing AI At Seagate

Big data, analytics and AI are widely used in industries like financial services and e-commerce, but are less likely to

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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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Sensors Testing & Measuring Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – March 4th

  Sensors Testing & Measuring Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – March 4th

The Sensors Testing & Measuring Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, March 4th. The event is the latest in

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Hanbury Autogil builds fastest PPE machine during covid-19 fight

  Hanbury Autogil builds fastest PPE machine during covid-19 fight

Top engineering firm Hanbury-Autogil has joined forces with packaging giants PFF to create protective equipment on a mammoth scale. With

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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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Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 25th

  Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 25th

The Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 25th. The event is the latest

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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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Britvic recognised as one of top global companies working with suppliers to tackle climate change

  Britvic recognised as one of top global companies working with suppliers to tackle climate change

Britvic has been recognised for the actions it is taking to understand and tackle climate change, work that has seen

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Actavo selected to support delivery of Covid-19 testing facilities

  Actavo selected to support delivery of Covid-19 testing facilities

Actavo Event Solutions, the events division of Actavo, has been contracted by RocDoc as its infrastructure partner for the construction

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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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Unilever commits to help build a more inclusive society

  Unilever commits to help build a more inclusive society

Unilever has announced a wide-ranging set of commitments and actions to help build a more equitable and inclusive society by

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Kuehne+Nagel Ireland Awarded Medtech Partner/Supplier of the Year with West Pharmaceuticals at Medtech Rising 2020

  Kuehne+Nagel Ireland Awarded Medtech Partner/Supplier of the Year with West Pharmaceuticals at Medtech Rising 2020

Kuehne+Nagel Ireland and West Pharmaceuticals were recognised at the recent Medtech Rising Global Awards 2020 as the Medtech Partner/Supplier of

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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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Pressure Transmitters For Hygienic Applications

  Pressure Transmitters For Hygienic Applications

A new PRESSURE TRANSMITTER for hygienic applications including features and benefits such as; IO-Link and 0.2% accuracy is the latest

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New Schneider Electric Director of Operations, Services and Projects in Ireland

  New Schneider Electric Director of Operations, Services and Projects in Ireland

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC has announced the appointment of Rhonda Doyle as Director of Operations, Services and Projects in Ireland. Doyle is

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