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Mars UK to introduce new £350 million sustainable logistics operation

    Mars UK to introduce new £350 million sustainable logistics operation

Mars UK has announced a multi-year partnership with logistics leader DHL. The landmark project will see the construction of two state-of-the-art warehousing facilities and the creation of a world class

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Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 21st

    Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – January 21st

The Automation & Robotics/IOT & Industry 4.0 Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, January 21st. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar

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HMG Paints gains Made in Britain Accreditation

    HMG Paints gains Made in Britain Accreditation

HMG Paints, the UK’s largest independent paint manufacturer, has attained Made in Britain accreditation. The company will now carry the Made in Britain collective mark across its packaging and products

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Fears over new relationship with EU cloud outlook for manufacturers

    Fears over new relationship with EU cloud outlook for manufacturers

Fears over the impact of the UK’s new trading relationship with the EU and the attractiveness of the UK for both investment and talent are clouding the outlook for manufacturers

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Donegal Gaeltacht company acquired by American-based manufacturer

    Donegal Gaeltacht company acquired by American-based manufacturer

A Donegal Gaeltacht company that makes food packaging for a broad range of customers – including multiples like Tesco, Asda and Pret a Manger – has been acquired by an

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Ardmac appoints Managing Director for its Cleanrooms Division

    Ardmac appoints Managing Director for its Cleanrooms Division

Ardmac, the construction specialist, has announced the appointment of Enda Murphy, as Managing Director of Ardmac’s Cleanrooms Division. Ardmac directly employs over 300 people across Ireland, the UK and Europe,

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Foresight makes £4 million investment into MR Machine Knives to boost growth plans

    Foresight makes £4 million investment into MR Machine Knives to boost growth plans

MR Machine Knives, a Sheffield-based manufacturer of machine knives has secured a £4 million investment from private equity firm Foresight Group. M.R Machine Knives supplies a range of knives for

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Morrisons orders 150 of Tiger Trailers’ fresh solutions with versatility and efficiency at the heart

    Morrisons orders 150 of Tiger Trailers’ fresh solutions with versatility and efficiency at the heart

The UK’s fourth largest supermarket, WM Morrison Supermarkets plc, is in the process of welcoming 150 innovative and eye-catching Tiger trailers to its operations in a move that marks a

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UK Border with the EU – New Government Guidance

    UK Border with the EU – New Government Guidance

Following the conclusion and provisional ratification of the UK EU Trade & Cooperation Agreement, which came into force on 1 January 2021, the UK Government has published updated guidance on

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Mettler-Toledo adds Augmented Reality Customer Support to raise the bar on product inspection uptime

    Mettler-Toledo adds Augmented Reality Customer Support to raise the bar on product inspection uptime

 Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is leading the way for product inspection manufacturers with the inclusion of remote Augmented Reality (AR) Customer Support. The new service enables remote identification of the cause of product

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Datapac enables Combilift to reach for the cloud with new digital solution

    Datapac enables Combilift to reach for the cloud with new digital solution

Datapac, Ireland’s leading technology solutions and services provider, has enabled warehouse solutions and forklift manufacturer Combilift to move to a digitised environment with a number of bespoke cloud and disaster recovery

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Rockwell Automation expands visualization offering, provides customers greater reliability, security

    Rockwell Automation expands visualization offering, provides customers greater reliability, security

Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) announced today the release of new industrial PCs and software to markedly improve the reliability and security of visualization applications. Visualization systems are often among the

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Aerogen Wins Irish Medtech Company of the Year 2020

    Aerogen Wins Irish Medtech Company of the Year 2020

The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medtech sector, Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland have announced that Galway-based Aerogen has been awarded Irish Medtech Company of the

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adi Automotive automates into the future with staffing and facility growth

    adi Automotive automates into the future with staffing and facility growth

The automotive wing of a Birmingham engineering business is enjoying the fruits of its labour after moving into a repurposed 11,000 sq ft facility in Erdington. And the success has

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MBA Group invests in high speed Fusion Cross inserters from BOWE SYSTEC UK

    MBA Group invests in high speed Fusion Cross inserters from BOWE SYSTEC UK

MBA Group, direct marketing and transactional communication industry specialists, have invested in three state-of-the-art Fusion Cross inserters from BOWE SYSTEC UK at their site in Tottenham, London. The BOWE SYSTEC

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November PMI data reveal encouraging signs for Irish manufacturing sector

    November PMI data reveal encouraging signs for Irish manufacturing sector

The Irish manufacturing sector regained some momentum in the penultimate month of 2020 as business confidence improved, the November PMI® data from AIB indicated. New orders and output both returned

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Pace of UK economic recovery slows in October amid further lockdown measures

    Pace of UK economic recovery slows in October amid further lockdown measures

In October, the pace of the UK’s economic recovery from coronavirus fell behind the global benchmark for the first time since June 2020, as consumer facing industries and their suppliers

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Inaugural Virtual BioProcessing Conference December 2020

    Inaugural Virtual BioProcessing Conference December 2020

With a global pandemic focusing international scrutiny on the efficacy of the biopharmaceutical sector, Ireland is in a unique position to take the pulse of a dynamic sector which employs

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Rockwell Automation Unveils New Capabilities in FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, Powered by PTC, to Accelerate Digital Transformation

    Rockwell Automation Unveils New Capabilities in FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, Powered by PTC, to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced a set of new capabilities for FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC to simplify, scale and accelerate digital transformation for industrial organizations. This news follows the recent

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Manufacturing Online 365 Exhibition is Open

    Manufacturing Online 365 Exhibition is Open

The Manufacturing Online 365 Exhibition has been launched by Dublin-based Premier Publishing & Events in order to keep the manufacturing and supply chain community in Ireland – North and South

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Abbey Logistics Group renews long-term parnership

    Abbey Logistics Group renews long-term parnership

Abbey Logistics Group, the UK’s largest provider of bulk food road tanker services, has renewed its long-term partnership with British Sugar, by extending its contract to provide bulk sugar movements

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World premiere: Schütz IBC receives the “FM approved” seal

    World premiere: Schütz IBC receives the “FM approved” seal

The Ecobulk SX-D is specially fitted with a steel hull to provide extensive protection against fire and withstand even extreme conditions. In the event of a fire, the steel containment

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Atlas Copco: dry, energy-saving Scroll vacuum pump for food, pharmaceutical and laboratory applications

    Atlas Copco: dry, energy-saving Scroll vacuum pump for food, pharmaceutical and laboratory applications

TÜV Rheinland certifies that the vacuum pump is completely free of oil of the best “Class 0” With the new oil-free DSS scroll vacuum pump, Atlas Copco is expanding its

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PTC and Rockwell Automation Extend Strategic Alliance

  PTC and Rockwell Automation Extend Strategic Alliance

Having already helped almost 250 new customers around the world to achieve their digital transformation goals, PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) announced today

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Rockwell Automation Introduces Next Generation Edge Gateway to Accelerate IT/OT Convergence

  Rockwell Automation Introduces Next Generation Edge Gateway to Accelerate IT/OT Convergence

FactoryTalk® Edge Gateway™ accelerates edge to cloud digital transformation and unlocks higher value business insights at enterprise level Today, Rockwell

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Irish companies unite to ramp up production of Covid-19 testing kits and PPE

  Irish companies unite to ramp up production of Covid-19 testing kits and PPE

Two Irish companies — SL Controls and SteriPack — are working together to bring swab testing kits for Covid-19 to

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GEA Purger ready for Propane use

  GEA Purger ready for Propane use

GEA has launched the latest version of its Purger for refrigeration plants that uses the environmentally-friendly natural refrigerant R290 (propane).

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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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Ingredients manufacturer Treatt partners with Siemens to power digitalisation at new global headquarters

  Ingredients manufacturer Treatt partners with Siemens to power digitalisation at new global headquarters

Treatt, an ingredients manufacturer and solutions provider to the global flavour, fragrance and consumer goods markets, has partnered with Siemens

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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  

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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:

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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

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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

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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

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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  

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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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

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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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