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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’ is a collaboration between The Northern Ireland Technology Centre (NITC)

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Next Stage of New European Digital Innovation Hubs

    Next Stage of New European Digital Innovation Hubs

The European Commission has announced that CeADAR based in UCD, Dublin, and the FactoryxChange consortium in the Irish Midlands are one step closer to being fully approved as European Digital

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Planning approved for new £390 million glass manufacturing facility in Wales

    Planning approved for new £390 million glass manufacturing facility in Wales

Planning permission has been granted for a new £390 million glass bottle manufacturing facility in Ebbw Vale, which aims to bring around 600 jobs to the local area when it

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Panattoni planning £250 million Avonmouth logistics development

    Panattoni planning £250 million Avonmouth logistics development

Panattoni, the largest logistics real estate developer in Europe, is planning a £250 million speculative logistics development, which will include the UK’s largest-ever speculative logistics building, in Avonmouth, Bristol. The

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Software solution offers food manufacturers increased traceability

    Software solution offers food manufacturers increased traceability

With food traceability playing a critical role in the global market and continuing to grow in complexity, the global leader in inspection technologies for food quality and safety, Loma Systems,

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€55 million to help Irish businesses plan for sustainable future – up to €1 million available to manufacturing businesses

    €55 million to help Irish businesses plan for sustainable future – up to €1 million available to manufacturing businesses

As part of its plans to take better care of the planet, the Irish Government has announced a new €55 million ‘Green Transition’ fund to help businesses move away from

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Rockwell Automation Technologies To Power New EV Plant in UK

    Rockwell Automation Technologies To Power New EV Plant in UK

REE Automotive, a manufacturer of rolling chassis for commercial electronic vehicles, plans to build a highly automated assembly plant in the UK to supply customers in Europe. The Israeli-based startup

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Britishvolt partners with Prologis to build £200 million West Midlands scale up facility

    Britishvolt partners with Prologis to build £200 million West Midlands scale up facility

Battery pioneer Britishvolt will anchor its UK battery scale up facilities in the West Midlands, with an investment exceeding £200 million with partner Prologis, the logistics real estate operator, that

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British Steel launches feasibility study into the use of green hydrogen

    British Steel launches feasibility study into the use of green hydrogen

British Steel is conducting a major study into the use of green hydrogen in the company’s drive to decarbonise its operations and manufacture net-zero steel. The steelmaker, which is collaborating

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New Apprenticeship to Tackle HGV Driver Shortage Launched

    New Apprenticeship to Tackle HGV Driver Shortage Launched

Ireland’s freight and distribution sector has reinforced its commitment to the next generation of employees with the launch  in Atlantic TU Sligo of a new Transport Operations and Commercial Driving

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Lack of Skilled Lift Truck Instructors Poses Possible Safety Risks

    Lack of Skilled Lift Truck Instructors Poses Possible Safety Risks

The warehousing and logistics industry is facing a shortage of qualified Lift Truck Instructors which could lead to safety issues in forklift operations, according to RTITB. “The lack of lift

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – TEC, Belfast – 23rd June 2022

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – TEC, Belfast – 23rd June 2022

Expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors, the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is being held at the TEC, Belfast, on Thursday, 23rd of June 2022.

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REE Automotive makes further progress towards commercial production in Coventry

    REE Automotive makes further progress towards commercial production in Coventry

REE Automotive, an automotive technology company and provider of electric vehicle (EV) platforms, has announced progress towards commercial production, having proven its robotic assembly capabilities, the core of its CapEx-light

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First Irishman to be awarded Prestigious SHINGO Prize™ Publication Award

    First Irishman to be awarded Prestigious SHINGO Prize™ Publication Award

John Quirke, Life Science Practice Leader at the Dublin office of global consulting company, S A Partners, has been awarded with a SHINGO Prize for his work as co-author of

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FAST Technologies awarded Silver Partnership by KUKA Robotics Ireland

    FAST Technologies awarded Silver Partnership by KUKA Robotics Ireland

FAST Technologies has been awarded a prestigious Silver System partnership by KUKA Robotics Ireland Ltd, a subsidiary of the KUKA Group, one of the world’s leading suppliers of intelligent automation

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Teagasc Researcher Diarmuid Sheehan receives International Dairy Foods Association Research award

    Teagasc Researcher Diarmuid Sheehan receives International Dairy Foods Association Research award

Diarmuid Sheehan, from the Teagasc Food Research programme, has been announced as the 2022 recipient of the International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing awarded by the

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£50 million data innovation hub to accelerate UK digital tech

    £50 million data innovation hub to accelerate UK digital tech

UK manufacturers are to have their productivity and competitiveness boosted thanks to a new digital smart factory and testbed at Ulster University. This is backed by £20 million of funds

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Welsh fabricator secures top class projects

    Welsh fabricator secures top class projects

Leading Welsh fabricator Dudley’s Aluminium is supporting the construction of two innovative school projects. The first of the two builds is a Welsh medium primary school in Rhydyfelin, in the

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ActionZero establishes manufacturing and research development centre in Ireland

    ActionZero establishes manufacturing and research development centre in Ireland

ActionZero, an Irish-owned climate technology company, has announced the establishment of its new manufacturing, research and  development centre in Tralee at the former Borg Warner facility. The company will continue

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3PL provider extends service offering to support ongoing container challenges

    3PL provider extends service offering to support ongoing container challenges

A leading 3PL provider has extended its service offering to support the ongoing container challenges experienced by UK business. Carlton Forest 3PL, which operates across a variety of transport and

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Valeo has produced its 100 millionth camera at its Tuam site in Ireland

    Valeo has produced its 100 millionth camera at its Tuam site in Ireland

Valeo has produced its one hundred millionth automotive nearfield camera, which gives the car its rear and surround vision, at its Tuam site in Ireland, which employs about 850 people.

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Survey results show spring in the step of Northern Ireland Manufacturing

    Survey results show spring in the step of Northern Ireland Manufacturing

More than half of Northern Ireland’s manufacturing businesses are experiencing growth so far this year, a survey conducted by Perceptive Insight for Manufacturing NI and Tughans shows. Compared to April 2021,

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UK Engineering Biology receives £20.6 million funding boost

    UK Engineering Biology receives £20.6 million funding boost

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have invested £20.6 million into innovative projects across the UK. The latest investment by UKRI partners and

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Takeda celebrates opening of innovative cell therapy production facility in Ireland

  Takeda celebrates opening of innovative cell therapy production facility in Ireland

Takeda Ireland, a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, has opened a cell therapy production facility at its Grange Castle site

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UK train manufacturer sends second set of Class 230 battery stock to the US

  UK train manufacturer sends second set of Class 230 battery stock to the US

Vivarail, a British rolling stock manufacturer, has sent a second set of battery train stock across the Atlantic, as the

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Irish Government seeking to invest in technologies that will disrupt traditional manufacturing sector

  Irish Government seeking to invest in technologies that will disrupt traditional manufacturing sector

Call 5 of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF), with a particular focus on the Advanced and Smart Manufacturing sector,

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AERALIS partners with Hamble Aerostructures

  AERALIS partners with Hamble Aerostructures

Innovative British jet designer AERALIS has announced it is partnering with Hamble Aerostructures, an Aernnova Group company, for integrated manufacturing

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Venue for 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – May 25th & 26th – changed to RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin

  Venue for 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – May 25th & 26th – changed to RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin

The 2022 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 25th and

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Port of Cork Company celebrates significant milestone as €86 million Cork Container Terminal (CCT) becomes operational in Ringaskiddy

  Port of Cork Company celebrates significant milestone as €86 million Cork Container Terminal (CCT) becomes operational in Ringaskiddy

The Port of Cork Company (PoCC) is celebrating the long-awaited launch of operations in its new Cork Container Terminal (CCT)

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Potential for up to 2,000 jobs in South-East Ireland under Rosslare Europort Offshore Wind Hub Plan

  Potential for up to 2,000 jobs in South-East Ireland under Rosslare Europort Offshore Wind Hub Plan

Rosslare Europort management has announced plans to establish the port, its hinterland and the south-east region as Ireland’s Offshore Renewable

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Octopus Energy invests in Northern Irish heat pump manufacturer

  Octopus Energy invests in Northern Irish heat pump manufacturer

Octopus Energy Group has announced a strategic investment into heat pump manufacturer Renewable Energy Devices (RED), making heat pumps cheaper

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Framespace to hire 150 more staff to accelerate Irish offsite housing supply

  Framespace to hire 150 more staff to accelerate Irish offsite housing supply

Framespace Solutions, Ireland’s fastest growing offsite housing supplier, has announced plans to hire 150 more staff as it officially opened

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New Chief Executive for Federation of Bakers

  New Chief Executive for Federation of Bakers

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has appointed a new Chief Executive, Andrew Pyne (pictured above), who has taken over from

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BOWE GROUP appoints Paul Ward as Managing Director for UK & Ireland

  BOWE GROUP appoints Paul Ward as Managing Director for UK & Ireland

The BOWE GROUP, part of the Possehl Group and one of the world’s leading suppliers of smart automation and IoT

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TU Dublin launches pharma VR training with BioPharmaChem Skillnet

  TU Dublin launches pharma VR training with BioPharmaChem Skillnet

BioPharmaChem Skillnet has launched a new Virtual Reality (VR) Training programme developed for the Pharma Industry in collaboration with Technological University

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€12 million investment by EirGen Pharma

  €12 million investment by EirGen Pharma

EirGen Pharma has acquired a new building in the IDA Industrial Estate in Waterford which will facilitate an expansion of

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Siemens extends Connected Curriculum programme

  Siemens extends Connected Curriculum programme

Connected Curriculum, Siemens’ innovative teaching programme integrating technology into the higher education curriculum, has expanded its university partnerships bringing its

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UK Government to support expansion of Croda’s lipid systems manufacturing facility

  UK Government to support expansion of Croda’s lipid systems manufacturing facility

Croda International Plc, the company that uses smart science to create high performance ingredients and solutions that improve lives, has

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DHL Express opens new state-of-the-art facility in Blarney, County Cork

  DHL Express opens new state-of-the-art facility in Blarney, County Cork

DHL Express, the world’s leading express service provider, has opened its new state-of-the-art logistics hub in Blarney, County Cork. DHL

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Arla announces new 5-year growth strategy for the UK

  Arla announces new 5-year growth strategy for the UK

Britain’s largest dairy co-operative, Arla Foods, is planning long-term investments in its UK supply chain, key sales channels and market

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Fyffes Opens New €25 Million Facility

  Fyffes Opens New €25 Million Facility

A new banana ripening and distribution centre, owned and operated by Irish banana distributors, Fyffes has opened and commenced operations

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

The 2022 National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 25th and 26th of May

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Bord Bia introduces new Food Processor Standard

  Bord Bia introduces new Food Processor Standard

Bord Bia has developed a new Food Processor Standard (FPS), which combines and replaces the Meat Processor Quality Assurance Standard* (MPQAS) and

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Precast concrete foundations win NHBC approval

  Precast concrete foundations win NHBC approval

A greener way of using concrete in housebuilding has gained the thumbs up from the National House Building Council, NHBC.

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Work commences on £80 million industrial and advanced manufacturing development in Sunderland

  Work commences on £80 million industrial and advanced manufacturing development in Sunderland

Construction of the first phase of a £80 million industrial development is underway in Sunderland. Legal & General-backed Hillthorn Business

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Siemens partners with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to produce smart automated guided vehicles

  Siemens partners with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to   produce smart automated guided vehicles

Siemens has partnered with Parmley Graham and AR Controls to produce smart automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to meet the growing

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£14 million investment to help accelerate the introduction of clean power technologies

  £14 million investment to help accelerate the introduction of clean power technologies

Cummins Inc, a corporation of complementary business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and service a broad portfolio of power solutions,

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Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

  Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

Bulk road tanker specialist Abbey Logistics has been awarded a new contract to transport all bulk flour produced at Premier

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Intel to Invest Over €33 Billion for R&D and Manufacturing in EU With €12 Billion in Ireland

  Intel to Invest Over €33 Billion for R&D and Manufacturing in EU With €12 Billion in Ireland

Intel has announced the first phase of its plans to invest as much as 80 billion euros in the European

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Accelerating traditional manufacturing methods into the 21st century

  Accelerating traditional manufacturing methods into the 21st century

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has recently welcomed two new Tier Two members to the organisation.

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Bord Bia CEO to step down

  Bord Bia CEO to step down

Bord Bia, the Irish Government agency responsible for the promotion of the food, drink, and horticulture industry globally, has announced

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Construction at NMIS HQ nears completion

  Construction at NMIS HQ nears completion

Construction at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland Group’s (NMIS) headquarters in Renfrewshire’s Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS) is nearing

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Metrology specialist puts down roots in Ireland

  Metrology specialist puts down roots in Ireland

Industrial metrology specialist The Sempre Group has officially opened its Dublin facility. The 180 square metre facility provides Irish manufacturers with

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Ei Electronics Group Opens New Headquarters in Shannon

  Ei Electronics Group Opens New Headquarters in Shannon

Shannon-based Company Ei Electronics, which is one of Ireland’s leading indigenous electronics manufacturing and exporting companies, has officially opened its

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Two British engineering leaders combine to co-create future battery technology

  Two British engineering leaders combine to co-create future battery technology

Aston Martin has moved another step forward in its journey to electrification, with an agreement to develop bespoke high performance

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ICS Cool Energy Invests and Expands its Rental Cooling and Heating Fleet in Europe

  ICS Cool Energy Invests and Expands its Rental Cooling and Heating Fleet in Europe

ICS Cool Energy, an international market leader specialising in complete temperature control solutions for manufacturing process and facilities applications, is

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Kirby Group Engineering awarded Engineers Ireland’s CPD Accredited Employer Standard

  Kirby Group Engineering awarded Engineers Ireland’s CPD Accredited Employer Standard

Founded in 1964 in Limerick, Kirby is a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor with operations in Ireland, the UK,

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The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Thursday, 10th March, 2022 – Arena MK, Milton Keynes

  The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Thursday, 10th March, 2022 – Arena MK, Milton Keynes

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is taking place on the 10th March, 2022 at the Arena

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