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Manufacturing

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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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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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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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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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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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 long after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. The Manufacturing &

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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 shutdown of most of the economy in March, a survey

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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 all sectors of the economy, requires both public and private

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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 end of the year. The sector has been one of

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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 ventilators. Having started work on their COVID-19 initiatives at the very start

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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, research and development and education centre to be opened in

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Combi-Ventilate – Turning one ventilator into multiple engineered ventilation stations

  Combi-Ventilate – Turning one ventilator into multiple engineered ventilation stations

The Irish manufacturer Combilift, best known for its range of space-saving forklifts and other handling solutions, has drawn on its

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Hand sanitizer market size to exceed $3.6 Bn by 2026

  Hand sanitizer market size to exceed $3.6 Bn by 2026

Hand Sanitizer Market size is set to exceed USD 3.6 billion by 2026, according to a new research report by Global Market

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Busch Vacuum Solutions reveals state-of-the-art products

  Busch Vacuum Solutions reveals state-of-the-art products

Busch Vacuum Solutions is committed to developing vacuum pumps and centralized vacuum supply systems that operate with the highest possible

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Interflex appoints new Managing Director

  Interflex appoints new Managing Director

Langar-based Automotive manufacturer Interflex 2000 has appointed a new managing director to help grow the business and increase turnover. The

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Manufacturing giant Kostal begins phased resumption of operations at its Cork and Limerick plants

  Manufacturing giant Kostal begins phased resumption of operations at its Cork and Limerick plants

The Independent reported yesterday that manufacturing giant, Kostal, a leading producer of electronic and mechanical components for the automotive sector,

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Manufacturing Barometer reveals worrying picture for manufacturers

  Manufacturing Barometer reveals worrying picture for manufacturers

SWMAS released the initial findings of the current Manufacturing Barometer survey that shows a reduction in volumes, potential job cuts,

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Online platform launches to help firms collaborate on coronavirus

  Online platform launches to help firms collaborate on coronavirus

InterTradeIreland and TechIreland just launched an online platform to allow businesses to collaborate and meet the supply chain and manufacturing

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Coronavirus: 81% of manufacturing firms in Northern Ireland put workers on furlough

  Coronavirus: 81% of manufacturing firms in Northern Ireland put workers on furlough

More than four in five manufacturing companies in Northern Ireland had to put some staff on leave, according to the

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Flexible Manufacturing: Adapting Quickly to Changing Markets and Events

  Flexible Manufacturing: Adapting Quickly to Changing Markets and Events

Paolo Butti, EMEA Director, Industry and OEM at Rockwell Automation highlights how and why manufacturers should undertake initiatives to increase

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UK manufacturing sector slumps at fastest rate in 8 years

  UK manufacturing sector slumps at fastest rate in 8 years

An article published by Yahoo Finance reveals that UK manufacturing output and new orders have declined at the fastest rate

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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,

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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