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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 thinking for digital transformation. The course will be offered online

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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 Dublin 12, they are approaching 70 years as a leading supplier

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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 track the spread geographically in real-time worldwide. The site is

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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 their pallets do not cause delays to shipments, when the

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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 in the healthcare sector while growing the company’s influence over

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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 commissioning phase of their new  EU Manufacturing Headquarters in Portlaoise,

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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 from around the globe gathered in futuristic national pavilions to

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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 Times Business Person of the Month for June, an award run in

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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 product evaluation and testing services. Depending upon the product type

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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 the site. Located minutes from the Port of Hull, Abbey’s

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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 provider of advanced modular infrastructure to the Data Centre, Utilities and

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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. Located in the Lohfelden commercial zone, the new transit terminal

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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 cell for the end-of-line testing, labeling and palletizing of 36,000

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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 the COVID-19 pandemic. As one of Ireland’s leading precision engineering

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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 plastic packaging and components, announced today it has acquired Tool &

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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 Ireland, in conjunction with The European Commission’s Directorate-General for 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 have a large existing user portfolio which they have built

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Kingspan donates €1m shipment of PPE to HSE

    Kingspan donates €1m shipment of PPE to HSE

Irish building materials company Kingspan has donated a shipment of 60,000 medical protective suits to the HSE to help support the Irish healthcare system in its response to the Covid-19

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AIT Researchers Awarded €2 Million for Advanced R&D Equipment

    AIT Researchers Awarded €2 Million for Advanced R&D Equipment

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) researchers have received €2 million from Enterprise Ireland’s Capital Fund for highly specialist equipment this past year.   Building on the phenomenal success of last

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Northern Ireland company rises to the challenges presented by Covid 19

    Northern Ireland company rises to the challenges presented by Covid 19

A practical but multifaceted portable hand washing station which will help in the protection against the coronavirus has been developed by a Northern Ireland manufacturing company. Jans Composites Ltd, based

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Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

    Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

Over €10 million in government funding has been awarded to Galway companies partnering with NUIG research teams to develop groundbreaking medical technologies. Three projects aimed at improving heart health and

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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 operations. Gilead said it is in the process of selecting

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A flexible storage combination

    A flexible storage combination

One of the most popular new items in BITO’s recently launched online BITO Direct catalogue is the company’s Galvanised Boltless Shelving, which can hold a combination of BITO’s XL and

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – August 12th 2020

  Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – August 12th 2020

The manufacturing and supply chain sector in Ireland is experiencing a once in 100 year event that will have implications

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IRISH MANUFACTURING BOUNCES BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC GROWTH RATE

  IRISH MANUFACTURING BOUNCES BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC GROWTH RATE

Ireland’s manufacturing sector returned to growth in June after recovering almost all of the sudden deterioration seen following the coronavirus-related

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Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

  Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

The challenge of closing the gap to our 2030 target, coupled with the broader policy objective of long-term decarbonisation across

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MSD looking for 200 staff across four Irish sites

  MSD looking for 200 staff across four Irish sites

Pharma company MSD is looking to fill up to 200 roles across its four Irish sites between now and the

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MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

  MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), a Mullingar-based manufacturing research centre, are working on innovative responses to the global demand for life-saving

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Training centre for innovative tech manufacturing to open in Dundalk

  Training centre for innovative tech manufacturing to open in Dundalk

Ireland is to get a ground-breaking training centre focussing exclusively on equipping workers with the manufacturing and technology skills at

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€3.7m investment and 40 jobs to be created in Manorhamilton

  €3.7m investment and 40 jobs to be created in Manorhamilton

North Leitrim and wider north west region are set to benefit from an investment of €3.7m in a new innovation,

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Mini factories in containers help reduce face mask shortages

  Mini factories in containers help reduce face mask shortages

Protective masks have been in short supply in these times of coronavirus. An innovative containerised production facility that enables businesses

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New Siemens business to help manufacturers cut energy costs

  New Siemens business to help manufacturers cut energy costs

Siemens has launched a new business, Energy Solutions, to help large energy users including manufacturing sites reduce costs while increasing

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Combilift coping with Covid

  Combilift coping with Covid

Irish material handling solutions provider Combilift has implemented a number of measures to keep up its productivity in times of

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Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

  Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

They are the questions that are being asked everywhere, and life sciences is no exception. What will the world look

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Manufacturing resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

  Manufacturing resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

How do you keep a factory running during the COVID-19 crisis? The main problem isn’t social distancing necessarily, but keeping

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Electronics manufacturers expand use of quantum dots

  Electronics manufacturers expand use of quantum dots

Use of quantum dots in electronic components continues to grow as manufacturers develop new sensor and display technologies. UK-based Nanoco

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Croom Precision chooses Renishaw as Additive Manufacturing & Metrology Partner

  Croom Precision chooses Renishaw as Additive Manufacturing & Metrology Partner

Croom Precision Medical has chosen Renishaw as their additive manufacturing (AM) and metrology partner, utilising Renishaw technology throughout the production

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Ultrasonic Technology The Safe And Economic Joining Solution

  Ultrasonic Technology The Safe And Economic Joining Solution

Ultrasonic welding is a well proven and reliable method for joining metal or plastic parts. The areas of application for

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Specialist Joinery Group moves to 100% green electricity through 3T Power partnership

  Specialist Joinery Group moves to 100% green electricity through 3T Power partnership

One of the UK and Ireland’s premiere joinery manufacturers, Specialist Joinery Group, has transitioned to a fully green electricity supply,

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PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

  PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

  BOSTON — June 8, 2020 — PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), today announced Factory Insights as a Service, a turnkey

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COVID-19 ACCELERATING THE ADOPTION OF ROBOTICS IN SUPPLY CHAINS

  COVID-19 ACCELERATING THE ADOPTION OF ROBOTICS IN SUPPLY CHAINS

Most of the manufacturers said COVID-19 will affect their operations, as per an ongoing study by PwC. Over 40% were

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Study finds manufacturers prioritising sustainability have seen major profitability increases

  Study finds manufacturers prioritising sustainability have seen major profitability increases

A study from industry organisation Make UK and energy firm E.ON has found that manufacturers who have prioritised sustainability measures

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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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How virus killing Novaerus technology is helping Irish businesses get back to work

  How virus killing Novaerus technology is helping Irish businesses get back to work

Portable dis-infection units kill all airborne viruses, including Covid-19 surrogate Dis-infected air can help close ‘hygiene loop’ as companies look

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Hovione helping out HSE and community groups with donations of hand sanitiser

  Hovione helping out HSE and community groups with donations of hand sanitiser

A PHARMACEUTICAL company has donated hand sanitiser to the HSE as well as local organisations to help the fight against

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Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

  Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

Regeneron has announced that it has reached a milestone of 1,000 employees at its Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS)

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doTERRA chooses Cork, Ireland for first manufacturing facility outside the United States

  doTERRA chooses Cork, Ireland for first manufacturing facility outside the United States

doTERRA, the world leader in essential oils and wellness products, is set to create up to 100 new jobs in

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Cable Management – a Design Engineers Guide to smart solutions From Essentra Components (Ireland)

  Cable Management – a Design Engineers Guide to smart solutions From Essentra Components (Ireland)

Step by step, this free guide from Essentra Components (Ireland), takes design engineers through the process of choosing the right

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Manufacturers are leading the UK’s green recovery and building a sustainable future

  Manufacturers are leading the UK’s green recovery and building a sustainable future

As industry looks to rebuild and grow after the lockdown, there is an opportunity for manufacturers to refocus on their

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Robotics and resilience. Futureproof your business with Universal Robots

  Robotics and resilience. Futureproof your business with Universal Robots

From a global labour shortage to the unexpected challenge of the Covid-19 crisis, automation has never been more relevant to

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COVID-19 and the New ‘Norm’ for Manufacturing

  COVID-19 and the New ‘Norm’ for Manufacturing

If ever a global crisis proved to remind us that an over-reliance upon scarce manual resources, and impractical overcrowded working

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Ensuring the success of the ‘cobotics’ movement in 2020 – by Martin Walder, VP Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric 

  Ensuring the success of the ‘cobotics’ movement in 2020 – by Martin Walder, VP Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric 

With the UK manufacturing industry under increasing pressure to deliver more at a lower cost, the coming years will see

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Productive Robotics launches OB7-Stretch , a new collaborative robot model

  Productive Robotics launches OB7-Stretch , a new collaborative robot model

The OB7-Stretch from Productive Robotics extends 1.25 meters, but with a payload of 4kg, it offers an affordable alternative to

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Gatik Debuts First-Ever Autonomous Box Truck Fleet for logistics

  Gatik Debuts First-Ever Autonomous Box Truck Fleet for logistics

Gatik, a Palo Alto-based startup deploying autonomous vehicles for business to business (B2B) short-haul logistics, today announced a new platform to

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Make UK publishes 3 point plan to recover the manufacturing industry

  Make UK publishes 3 point plan to recover the manufacturing industry

Almost two-fifths (37%) of manufacturers don’t expect trading conditions to return for normal for 6-12 months after COVID crisis ends. And

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The National Robotics Executive Committee launches the Automation Assessment Tool

  The National Robotics Executive Committee launches the Automation Assessment Tool

The National Robotics Executive Committee is an initiative launched in January 2019 aiming for manufacturers and technology providers to steer

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Irish manufacturing suffers record falls in output and new orders in April as coronavirus pandemic worsens

  Irish manufacturing suffers record falls in output and new orders in April as coronavirus pandemic worsens

The April AIB PMI® survey of Irish manufacturers revealed a deepening downturn in the sector at the start of the

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IoT & Industry 4.0 Online Conference & Exhibition– June 16th, 2020

  IoT & Industry 4.0 Online Conference & Exhibition– June 16th, 2020

In simple terms, the Internet of Things (IoT) covers all devices, ranging from basic sensors to smartphones and wearables, that

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