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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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How to rebound stronger from COVID-19: Resilience in manufacturing and supply systems

  How to rebound stronger from COVID-19: Resilience in manufacturing and supply systems

The COVID-19 global crisis continues to disrupt manufacturing and global supply chains with severe consequences for society, businesses, consumers, and

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Data Rich Processing – The Growing Necessity of R&D to GMP Manufacture

  Data Rich Processing – The Growing Necessity of R&D to GMP Manufacture

Improved diagnosis is driving precision in treatment, accompanied by increasing regulation stringencies from the likes of the MHRA and FDA.

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Veolia launches new COVID-19 disinfection services to ensure safe and compliant treatment

  Veolia launches new COVID-19 disinfection services to ensure safe and compliant treatment

The UK’s leading resource management company, Veolia, has launched a new COVID-19 disinfection service designed to ensure compliant treatment for businesses

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IoT & Industry 4.0 Online Conference & Exhibition– June 16th, 2020

  IoT & Industry 4.0 Online Conference & Exhibition– June 16th, 2020

In simple terms, the Internet of Things (IoT) covers all devices, ranging from basic sensors to smartphones and wearables, that

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Irish company Kastus developed coating effective against coronavirus

  Irish company Kastus developed coating effective against coronavirus

The Irish Times reported that a surface-coating technology developed by Irish company Kastus is effective against the coronavirus, a leading US

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Vodafone Ireland IoT connections grow 35% year-on-year

  Vodafone Ireland IoT connections grow 35% year-on-year

Agriculture, health, transportation and logistics lead the charge as Vodafone Ireland IoT Connections grow 35% year-on-year. Vodafone Ireland has today

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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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Grafton Group to reopen many UK branches next week

  Grafton Group to reopen many UK branches next week

International distributor of building materials and DIY retailer, Grafton Group plc has planned to reopen many UK distribution branches on

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Steel manufacturer Keystone Group restarts factories

  Steel manufacturer Keystone Group restarts factories

After almost a month-long shutdown, Keystone Group, the UK’s largest steel lintel manufacturer, has started to reopen its factories. The

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Regeneron shifts production from New Yok to Limerick

  Regeneron shifts production from New Yok to Limerick

The Times reported that Regeneron, a biotech giant valued at $63bn (€58bn), is shifting manufacturing of some of its existing

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BÖWE SYSTEC appoints Lisa Banton as Managing Director for UK & Ireland

  BÖWE SYSTEC appoints Lisa Banton as Managing Director for UK & Ireland

BÖWE SYSTEC, part of the Possehl Group and a leading supplier of smart automation solutions across a wide range of

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70% time savings in system configuration and ordering achievable with the Festo Handling Guide Online

  70% time savings in system configuration and ordering achievable with the Festo Handling Guide Online

Machine builders, system designers and project engineers can now configure and create new handling system solutions in record time using

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Jenton Ariana’s new high speed pack turner capable of increasing production capacity by 150%

  Jenton Ariana’s new high speed pack turner capable of increasing production capacity by 150%

In line, fully automatic system is capable of rotating trays for top sealing and many other applications from narrow edge

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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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Olympics chief brought in to boost PPE production

  Olympics chief brought in to boost PPE production

Lord Deighton will lead the national effort to produce essential personal protective equipment for frontline health and social care staff.

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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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Schütz is part of the BASF ‘Helping Hands’ initiative

  Schütz is part of the BASF ‘Helping Hands’ initiative

The corona pandemic requires the strictest hygienic measures – particularly in clinics, doctors’ surgeries and nursing homes. All around the

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The Scaffolding Association announces the launch of its COVID-19 Wellbeing Guidance Notes

  The Scaffolding Association announces the launch of its COVID-19 Wellbeing Guidance Notes

Whether you are still working onsite, in the office, working from home or have been furloughed, COVID-19 will have had a

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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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Dell Technologies Extends $9B in Financing and 0% Interest Rates to Energize IT Investment

  Dell Technologies Extends $9B in Financing and 0% Interest Rates to Energize IT Investment

Today, business need a trusted advisor as they reevaluate IT priorities to drive business continuity in “the new normal.” Dell

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Automation and Robotics Online Conference – June 2nd, 2020

  Automation and Robotics Online Conference – June 2nd, 2020

Manufacturers are increasingly realising the benefits of investing in Automation and Robotics technologies in order to increase productivity and reduce

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Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering nominations launch for 2021

  Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering nominations launch for 2021

Nominations for the 2021 QEPrize are currently open, and will close on 17 July 2020. The Queen Elizabeth Prize for

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UK Government offers fast-growing UK companies £1.25bn support package

  UK Government offers fast-growing UK companies £1.25bn support package

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £1.25bn government package to support UK start-ups and businesses driving research and development during

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Veolia cleans up to avoid short supply

  Veolia cleans up to avoid short supply

The unprecedented demand for biocidal hand sanitiser products during the pandemic means suppliers are now facing significant challenges. To beat

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eBay announces crisis initiative to help small Irish businesses during COVID-19 Pandemic

  eBay announces crisis initiative to help small Irish businesses during COVID-19 Pandemic

eBay today launched an initiative that could help thousands of Irish businesses to stay open, even if their doors are

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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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