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New Managing Director appointed at ULMA Packaging UK

  New Managing Director appointed at ULMA Packaging UK

ULMA Packaging UK has announced the appointment of James Couldwell as Managing Director, following the retirement of its former long-standing

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Soltec (Ireland) opens state-of-the-art waste management facility

  Soltec (Ireland) opens state-of-the-art waste management facility

Soltec (Ireland) Ltd has opened its newly developed five-acre waste treatment and recovery facility in the IDA Business Park, Clonmore,

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Gold Line Feeds acquired by United Petfoods

  Gold Line Feeds acquired by United Petfoods

UK-based Gold Line Feeds is being acquired by international pet food producer, United Petfood. Gold Line Feeds is an independent

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Joint £64 million investment in collaborative centres of research across Ireland and the UK

  Joint £64 million investment in collaborative centres of research across Ireland and the UK

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

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Quotient Sciences completes major expansion of drug substance manufacturing facility

  Quotient Sciences completes major expansion of drug substance manufacturing facility

Quotient Sciences, the drug development and manufacturing accelerator, has completed the expansion of its drug substance manufacturing facility at Alnwick

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How Product Inspection Helps Combat Rising Manufacturing Costs

  How Product Inspection Helps Combat Rising Manufacturing Costs

Escalating manufacturing costs are proving a challenge to food manufacturers across Europe. Rob Rogers, Senior Advisor Food Safety & Regulation

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UPS Healthcare announces expansion in Irish market with first-of-its-kind global healthcare facility

  UPS Healthcare announces expansion in Irish market with first-of-its-kind global healthcare facility

UPS has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind healthcare facility in Dublin. Opening in late 2023, the new facility will

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Powering the UK’s battery industry

  Powering the UK’s battery industry

New funding has been announced for the Faraday Battery Challenge. The additional £211 million in funding allows the challenge to

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Grifols inaugurates new albumin plant at its expanding Dublin site

  Grifols inaugurates new albumin plant at its expanding Dublin site

Grifols, a global leader in plasma-derived medicines, has inaugurated a new albumin purification and filling plant at its global manufacturing

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Hutchinson Engineering creates 39 jobs as part of strategic £2.2 million investment

  Hutchinson Engineering creates 39 jobs as part of strategic £2.2 million investment

Based at Kilrea in Northern Ireland, Hutchinson Engineering is creating 39 jobs as part of a £2.2 million investment to

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Hanson secures funding to investigate hydrogen as a fuel at asphalt sites

  Hanson secures funding to investigate hydrogen as a fuel at asphalt sites

Hanson UK, a leading supplier of heavy building materials to the construction industry, has secured funding to investigate the feasibility

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Specialist food manufacturer boosts productivity and turnover after Made Smarter support

  Specialist food manufacturer boosts productivity and turnover after Made Smarter support

A specialist food manufacturer has experienced a boost in productivity and is forecasting a 30% increase in turnover after investing

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AMTE Power agrees production contract with the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre for its Ultra High Power cells

  AMTE Power agrees production contract with the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre for its Ultra High Power cells

AMTE Power, the developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion and sodium-ion battery cells for specialist markets, has signed a contract to

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Eco-friendly Cloud can reduce energy costs for manufacturers

  Eco-friendly Cloud can reduce energy costs for manufacturers

Rising energy costs are impacting on UK manufacturers’ competitiveness. The government’s recent intervention, funding for high energy usage businesses, is

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New £35 million facility for Guala Closures in Scotland

  New £35 million facility for Guala Closures in Scotland

A state-of-the-art £36 million superfactory will secure the Scottish future of a company crucial to the whisky industry. The huge

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Brexit reduced overall EU-UK goods trade flows by almost one-fifth

  Brexit reduced overall EU-UK goods trade flows by almost one-fifth

Research  by the ESRI (Economic & Social Research Institute) shows reductions in UK to EU goods trade by 16% and

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Uform Agrees PE Investment with Cardinal Ireland Partners

  Uform Agrees PE Investment with Cardinal Ireland Partners

Cardinal Ireland Partners, the Irish private equity growth fund managed by Cardinal Capital Group, has invested in Uform, with plans

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£14 million funding for sustainable smart factory projects

  £14 million funding for sustainable smart factory projects

£14 million has been awarded to projects that harness digital technology to drive energy efficiency, productivity and growth across key

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Boost for Irish manufacturing as FANUC opens its first dedicated robotics facility in Ireland

  Boost for Irish manufacturing as FANUC opens its first dedicated robotics facility in Ireland

Leading robotics company FANUC has officially opened its first dedicated facility in Ireland – a 500 sq m training centre and

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GE Healthcare Opens New $30 Million Manufacturing Line in Cork

  GE Healthcare Opens New $30 Million Manufacturing Line in Cork

GE Healthcare has officially opened a new €30.5 million ($30 million) manufacturing line at its Carrigtohill facility in County Cork.

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One-stop-shop for digital transformation of production systems becomes a reality

  One-stop-shop for digital transformation of production systems becomes a reality

Visual Components, the developer of 3D simulation software, has announced that it has acquired the robotics division of Delfoi, a

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Enva expands farm plastics recycling business in Ireland

  Enva expands farm plastics recycling business in Ireland

Enva, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading recycling and resource management companies. has completed the acquisition of Ireland’s largest

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Waters Marks 25 Years in Ireland with €6 Million Clinical Diagnostics R&D Center Expansion

  Waters Marks 25 Years in Ireland with €6 Million Clinical Diagnostics R&D Center Expansion

Waters Corporation has announced a combined investment of up to €6 million with support from IDA Ireland to expand its

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Chemical Business Association creates new roles to support growth plans

  Chemical Business Association creates new roles to support growth plans

The Chemical Business Association (CBA), which represents the UK chemical supply chain, has announced the recent appointment of two key

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Malone Group establishes new Digital Services & Project Support Centre in Northern Ireland

  Malone Group establishes new Digital Services & Project Support Centre in Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland headquartered engineering and technology services firm Malone Group is setting up a new Digital Services & Project

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Automatic Plastics Limited, a Comar Company, celebrates 50 years in Ireland

  Automatic Plastics Limited, a Comar Company, celebrates 50 years in Ireland

Comar has announced multi-million euro expansion plans for its Ireland-based affiliate – Automatic Plastics Limited (APL) located in Tinahely, County

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Scaling-up technologies for the UK’s foundation industries

  Scaling-up technologies for the UK’s foundation industries

Innovate UK has announced a £19.5 million award to the Foundation Industries Sustainability Consortium (FISC). The award will support the

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Lisburn manufacturer CASC invests £1.7 million to drive growth through skills and 26 jobs

  Lisburn manufacturer CASC invests £1.7 million to drive growth through skills and 26 jobs

Lisburn based manufacturer CASC is investing £1.7 million in its business growth through the creation of 26 jobs and the

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Aspire Pharma creates the UK’s premier speciality pharma company

  Aspire Pharma creates the UK’s premier speciality pharma company

Aspire Pharma, a UK-based life sciences business, has announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Morningside Pharmaceuticals (Loughborough), Morningside

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EY Launches new AI centre of excellence (“AI labs”) to help businesses supercharge growth through innovation

  EY Launches new AI centre of excellence (“AI labs”) to help businesses supercharge growth through innovation

EY has launched AI Labs – a unique AI centre of excellence – offering clients access to game changing capabilities

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