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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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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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€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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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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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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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 in Dublin. The commercial scale cell therapy production facility is

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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 US looks set to break new ground with the “Pop-Up

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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, has been launched. The aim of the €500 million Disruptive

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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 design support of the common core fuselage and canopy of

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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 26th of May – at the RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin.

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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 and better for UK customers. The multi-million pound deal sees

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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 a new manufacturing facility in Longford. The company, which already

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ultimate Battery Company chooses South Yorkshire to develop technologies for greener vehicles

  Ultimate Battery Company chooses South Yorkshire to develop technologies for greener vehicles

A revolutionary company set to develop a new generation of greener vehicle batteries has chosen Sheffield as the location for

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Eurocell EMEA to invest $800 million in European Gigafactory

  Eurocell EMEA to invest $800 million in European Gigafactory

Anglo-Korean next-generation battery company Eurocell EMEA is set to build its first European Gigafactory producing proven, production-ready technologies by 2023. As

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Rotary forge heading to Sheffield from Scotland

  Rotary forge heading to Sheffield from Scotland

A productivity boosting rotary forge that can provide up to 90% materials savings compared to conventional machining is being shipped

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Project could increase plastic bottles’ recycled content to 30% minimum

  Project could increase plastic bottles’ recycled content to 30% minimum

Scientists from Heriot-Watt University have been funded by Innovate UK to develop additives and processing methods that will drastically increase

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Aston Martin to recruit more than 100 additional technicians at Welsh plant

  Aston Martin to recruit more than 100 additional technicians at Welsh plant

Aston Martin is to create more than 100 jobs at its St Athan site in Wales, following the launch of

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New project set to help manufacturers cut costs and land net-zero targets

  New project set to help manufacturers cut costs and land net-zero targets

Leading aerospace companies including Airbus and Safran Landing Systems are working with a consortium led by the National Manufacturing Institute

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Building Britain’s low-carbon supply chain to lead net zero revolution

  Building Britain’s low-carbon supply chain to lead net zero revolution

£16.7 million of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding is going to build the manufacturing capability Britain needs to lead

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New Airlander 10 production developments

  New Airlander 10 production developments

Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd has confirmed that it has been working with the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA), Doncaster

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Bentley investing £2.5 billion in sustainability

  Bentley investing £2.5 billion in sustainability

Bentley’s first-ever Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle (BEV) will be developed and built in the UK with the company committing to investing

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Overcoming the barriers to Industry 4.0 adoption

  Overcoming the barriers to Industry 4.0 adoption

To launch its Irish facility, industrial metrology specialist The Sempre Group is hosting a virtual roundtable on digitalising Irish manufacturing. On

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The future of manufacturing comes to the AFRC in Scotland with Membership growth

  The future of manufacturing comes to the AFRC in Scotland with Membership growth

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has recently added three new Members and welcomed back another, with

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New order growth accelerates at start of 2022 to boost Irish manufacturing sector

  New order growth accelerates at start of 2022 to boost Irish manufacturing sector

A faster increase in new orders boosted the Irish manufacturing sector in January, according to the first PMI® survey data

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Dismal year for UK car output but investment recovery and electrified charge brighten outlook

  Dismal year for UK car output but investment recovery and electrified charge brighten outlook

UK car production in 2021 fell -6.7% to only 859,575 units, according to figures released by the Society of Motor

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British manufacturers see positive outlook for 2022

  British manufacturers see positive outlook for 2022

Britain’s manufacturers are more positive about the growth outlook as they enter 2022, with greater confidence in the prospects for

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BevExpo launches new initiative for drinks manufacturers in 2022

  BevExpo launches new initiative for drinks manufacturers in 2022

BevExpo’s new Taste Town showcases drinks manufacturers and their products, adding a new area to the existing exhibition and seminar

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – GEMÜ Group

  Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition – Exhibitor Focus – GEMÜ Group

The GEMÜ Group is a leading manufacturer of valves, measurement and control systems for liquids, vapours and gases. GEMU is

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Zeus founder Brian O’Sullivan named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021

  Zeus founder Brian O’Sullivan named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021

Brian O’Sullivan (pictured), Chairman and founder of Irish-owned global packaging company Zeus, has been named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

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Ambitious growth plans at Novum

  Ambitious growth plans at Novum

Supermarket freezer specialist Novum has opened its new extended LEAP™ manufacturing facility in Clonshaugh, Dublin. The extended facility of 100,000

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

Following a period of unprecedented change and upheaval in the manufacturing and supply chain sector over the past 18 months,

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Irish manufacturer announced as winner of Investment of the Year

  Irish manufacturer announced as winner of Investment of the Year

LYNOSLIFE, the leading Irish health, wellbeing and cosmetics manufacturer, has been announced as the winner of the ‘Investment of the Year – Manufacturing

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