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Manufacturing

Ibstock Steps-up Forklift Safety With Doosan

    Ibstock Steps-up Forklift Safety With Doosan

Ibstock plc is a leading manufacturer of innovative clay and concrete building products. With 38 manufacturing plants in the UK, the business supplies the construction sector under such well-known brands

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Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

    Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

Kerry Group, the leading international taste and nutrition company, has confirmed that it is to invest $125 million in its facility at Rome, Georgia in the US to create a

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Australian Firm Chooses Dungannon For New Manufacturing Facility

    Australian Firm Chooses Dungannon For New Manufacturing Facility

Adelaide-based Dynamic Equipment Ltd, owned by Australian native Daniel Ritchie, has chosen Dungannon as the location for a new manufacturing facility, creating seven jobs. Dynamic Equipment provides design, manufacture and installation

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Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference

    Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the expert speakers for its National Conference, with former Irish Rugby head coach, Joe Schmidt, to deliver the keynote address. The future

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155 Jobs Boost For Coleraine

    155 Jobs Boost For Coleraine

Coleraine-based manufacturer Maine Surface Finishing is creating 155 jobs in a major £9.5 million expansion. The company provides powder coating and wet paint spraying and in-house fabrication across its four

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The Virtual Factory Becomes a Reality

    The Virtual Factory Becomes a Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming commonplace due to its increasing popularity in the gaming industry. Companies within industry are also now recognizing the benefits of this technology and are starting

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020

Expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors, the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is being held at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, on Thursday, 27th of

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Strategic Industry-University Agreement For Border and North East Between DCU and Combilift

    Strategic Industry-University Agreement For Border and North East Between DCU and Combilift

Dublin City University and Combilift, the largest global manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts and an acknowledged leader in long load handling solutions, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further

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Ei Electronics Chief Receives IMR Life Time Achievement Award

    Ei Electronics Chief Receives IMR Life Time Achievement Award

Michael (Mick) Guinee, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of Ei Electronics, which is one of Ireland’s leading indigenous electronics manufacturing and exporting companies, has received the IMR Life Time Achievement Award.

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Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy

    Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) launched CIRCULEIRE – the National Platform for Circular Manufacturing – at the 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which was held recently at

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life

“The Fourth Industrial Revolution will fundamentally change every aspect of our lives and manufacturing is at the epicentre of that. Manufacturing will be totally reshaped,” pointed out Henrik von Scheel

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Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

    Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

The winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards were revealed at a special ceremony and gala dinner held recently at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin. A total

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OEEsystems International Announces Official Irish Launch of PerformOEE™ Smart Factory Edition

    OEEsystems International Announces Official Irish Launch of PerformOEE™ Smart Factory Edition

OEEsystems International are The OEE People. Supporting global installations from Seattle to Shanghai since 2002, their Smart Factory Software, PerformOEE is the market leading and most comprehensive OEE Software Solution

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Industrial Revolutionary to Speak at the 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin – 29-30th January

    Industrial Revolutionary to Speak at the 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin – 29-30th January

Credited with being the originator of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ (Industry 4.0) and named by the Financial Times as one of the leading authorities on strategy and competitiveness, Henrik von

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New Round of Tariff Suspension/Quota Schemes

    New Round of Tariff Suspension/Quota Schemes

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has announced a new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is calling for applications from manufacturers in the chemicals, microelectronic and related

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2020 and Awards – 29-30th January, Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2020 and Awards – 29-30th January, Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin

Having set new records in terms of its scale and visitor numbers last year, the 2020 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition has been extended to a two-day

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5-year Plan to Future-proof the Manufacturing Sector

    5-year Plan to Future-proof the Manufacturing Sector

The Government recently launched Ireland’s Industry 4.0 Strategy at the Irish Manufacturing Research Centre in Mullingar to help firms respond to the transformation of the manufacturing sector being driven by

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Finalists Announced For the IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2020

    Finalists Announced For the IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards 2020

The finalists in the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards have been announced. First introduced last year, the IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards showcase exceptional achievement, teamwork and

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Visual Inspections are Simple to Configure With the New SBRD Smart Camera From Festo

    Visual Inspections are Simple to Configure With the New  SBRD Smart Camera From Festo

The new SBRD smart camera from industrial automation specialists Festo lies at the heart of an intuitive image processing system that opens up new perspectives in automation and robot technology.

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Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

    Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

Solving simple motion tasks electrically is now possible with the Simplified Motion Series from Festo. The electric drive series combines the simplicity of pneumatics with the benefits of electric automation

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2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards Open For Entry

    2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards Open For Entry

Established in order to recognise excellence and raise standards across Ireland’s manufacturing industry and its associated supply chains, the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards are now open for

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 13 February 2019

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 13 February 2019

More than 2,000 people are expected to visit the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo that will be held at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, on Wednesday,

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Irish Manufacturing Renaissance in Peril

    Irish Manufacturing Renaissance in Peril

“Manufacturing is incredibly important to our economy and we are going through a ‘Renaissance’. Our economy has been performing strongly and manufacturing is at the centre,” said Fergal O’Brien (pictured),

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Winners of the 2019 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

  Winners of the 2019 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

Former CEO and non-executive director of Creganna-Tactx Medical, Helen Ryan has been crowned the Outstanding Industry Contribution winner at this

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Manufacturing Sector Represents Almost a Third of the Irish Economy

  Manufacturing Sector Represents Almost a Third of the Irish Economy

The Irish manufacturing sector employs over 250,000 people and accounts for 32% of Ireland’s GDP – significantly higher than the

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 Sets New Records

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 Sets New Records

The recent National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, held at the Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin, set new records

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin

Approximately 3,000 people from all over Ireland are expected to visit the 2019 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference &

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Launch of the Inaugural Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards 2019

  Launch of the Inaugural Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards 2019

Manufacturing excellence, teamwork and professionalism are set to be celebrated and acknowledged at the upcoming IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain

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Inaugural National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards Still Open For Entries

  Inaugural National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards Still Open For Entries

Premier Publishing & Events, in partnership with Irish Manufacturing Research, has launched the inaugural Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards. The

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Ireland Leads in Fight For Manufacturing Jobs For Now

  Ireland Leads in Fight For Manufacturing Jobs For Now

These are good days for Ireland’s manufacturers as a resurgent economy driven by home-grown and foreign investment provide the biggest

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New Technologies to Make Irish Debut at Manufacturing Solutions 2018

  New Technologies to Make Irish Debut at Manufacturing Solutions 2018

The Mid West’s thriving aerospace and aviation industry will feature strongly at Manufacturing Solutions 2018, Ireland’s manufacturing supply chain conference

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Irish R&D Supports Bausch + Lomb’s $205 Million Investment in Waterford

  Irish R&D Supports Bausch + Lomb’s $205 Million Investment in Waterford

Over 96% of the lens volume produced by Bausch + Lomb, the global eye care specialist, at its plant in

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Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia

  Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia

  Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia With Dachser Rail Services, the global logistics provider offers an alternative to

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Manufacturing Sector is Key to Ireland’s Economic Success But Brixit and Digitisation Challenges Loom Large

  Manufacturing Sector is Key to Ireland’s Economic Success But Brixit and Digitisation Challenges Loom Large

The Irish manufacturing sector, which contributes 25% of GDP and employs over 44,000 people both directly and indirectly, is key

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National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2018

  National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2018

Attracting more than 2,500 visitors, from across the country, and featuring 235 speakers and 350 exhibitors, the 2018 National Manufacturing

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Irish Businesses Should Prepare For a ‘Hard’ Brexit

  Irish Businesses Should Prepare For a ‘Hard’ Brexit

“Businesses across Ireland must prepare themselves for a ‘hard’ Brexit. You must establish your exposure now,” cautioned Lucinda Creighton (pictured),

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National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, 31st January, 2018

  National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, 31st January, 2018

Take placing on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin, the 2018 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

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Ireland’s Supply Chain Security Post Brexit to Lead Agenda at National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

  Ireland’s Supply Chain Security Post Brexit to Lead Agenda at National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

The impact of Brexit on Ireland’s supply chain and potential border issues will be a prominent topic at this years

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Irish Spirits Industry Shows Vibrant Growth

  Irish Spirits Industry Shows Vibrant Growth

The Irish spirits industry is undergoing vibrant growth, with exports increasing substantially in recent years, according to a new report

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Manufacturing Technology Centre to create 40 hi-tech jobs in 2017

  Manufacturing Technology Centre to create 40 hi-tech jobs in 2017

Irish Manufacturing Research, Ireland’s first Independent, industry driven, research and technology organisation has opened with the creation of 40 jobs.

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New cars licenses down 20% in February compared to previous month

  New cars licenses down 20% in February compared to previous month

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of new cars licensed in Ireland in February fell by 20.2%

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Ventac Wins Overall SFA National Small Business Award 2017

  Ventac Wins Overall SFA National Small Business Award 2017

Ventac won the Overall National Small Business Award 2017, the Small Firms Association (SFA) announced on Thursday.. Winners were selected

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February Cost Burdens Rise at Fastest Rate Since May 2011

  February Cost Burdens Rise at Fastest Rate Since May 2011

The rate of input cost inflation accelerated sharply in February, amid higher prices for a range of raw materials, but

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Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

  Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

Post Provided by Smart Factory. Smart Factory is to launch a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) range of mobile and fixed data

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Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

  Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

The price of basic metals rose 12.1 % in January while other factory gate prices remained relatively stable, according to

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Glanbia Proposes Sale of Dairy Ireland as Earnings Per Share Increases 11.2 Percent

  Glanbia Proposes Sale of Dairy Ireland as Earnings Per Share Increases 11.2 Percent

Nutrition company Glanbia announced the proposed sale of 60% of Dairy Ireland on Wednesday as results for the year 2016 were

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Kingspan Full Year Report Shows Revenue up 12 Percent in 2016

  Kingspan Full Year Report Shows Revenue up 12 Percent in 2016

Full year results for Cavan-based building materials producer, Kingspan, released on Friday, showed revenue up 12% to €3.1 billion in

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New Car Sales Down 1.75% in January, Used Imports Surge

  New Car Sales Down 1.75% in January, Used Imports Surge

New car sales in January 2017 have decreased slightly on last year with 39k units sold compared to 39.7k units

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2017 Sets New Records

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2017 Sets New Records

The largest ever gathering of the manufacturing community in Ireland took place at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

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January Sees 18-Month High for Manufacturing Output Growth

  January Sees 18-Month High for Manufacturing Output Growth

The Irish manufacturing sector remained in growth territory during the opening month of 2017, with both output and new orders

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Prime Industrial Rents Expected to Grow 13.9 Percent in 2017

  Prime Industrial Rents Expected to Grow 13.9 Percent in 2017

Prime rents in the industrial sector may rise by almost 14% in 2017, following an increase of 25% last year,

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Steeltech Sheds Ltd Announces €5 Million Investment, 43 New Jobs for Tuam, Galway

  Steeltech Sheds Ltd Announces €5 Million Investment, 43 New Jobs for Tuam, Galway

Galway-based steel shed-manufacturers, Steeltech Sheds Ltd., announced on Tuesday a major investment of €5 million over the next three years

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Sartorius Intec Rebrands as Minebea Intec

  Sartorius Intec Rebrands as Minebea Intec

Leading supplier of industrial measuring and inspection technology, Sartorius Intec, will now be offering its products, solutions and services under

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Discover Industrial Flooring at Manufacturing & Supply Chain 2017

  Discover Industrial Flooring at Manufacturing & Supply Chain 2017

On Stand 213 of this year’s National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Exhibition, Flowcrete UK will be showcasing specialist resin solutions

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Establish Athlone Manufacturing Plant

  Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Establish Athlone Manufacturing Plant

Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced on Monday that they have entered into a lease agreement with IDA Ireland to establish a

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LVP Conveyor Systems

  LVP Conveyor Systems

LVP Conveyor Systems Ltd. are an engineering systems driven organisation intent on automating processes and streamlining efficiencies in modern day

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Contax to Exhibit Robots at National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

  Contax to Exhibit Robots at National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

Contax Production Automation Ltd. will be showing showing a Yamaha orbital scara robot, the fastest, most robust and accurate of

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Manufacturing Production Accelerates at Fastest Rate in 17 Months

  Manufacturing Production Accelerates at Fastest Rate in 17 Months

The Irish manufacturing sector showed further signs of recovery following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, with business conditions

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