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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 the northern suburbs of Cork City over the next three

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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 sustainability goals and work with the Government to deliver a

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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 conditions is unsustainable for the security of our supply chain

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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 further 17% say it will take over a year to

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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 second quarter of 2020, as the economic fallout from lockdowns

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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 expertise in engineering and software design to develop the Combi-Ventilate,

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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 Insights, Inc. Rising cases of COVID-19 disease is anticipated to

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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 levels of energy efficiency, enabling customers in all industry sectors

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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 new managing director is Jim Griffin, who has over 30

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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, has confirmed it will undertake a phased resumption of operations

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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, and confusion around Government support SME manufacturers in England are

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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 challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic. The interactive map will

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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 industry body.,And about half of employees have been furloughed at

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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 flexibility in their operations. Flexibility is a goal for many

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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 in eight years due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to

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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, 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

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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 &

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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