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Mettler-Toledo adds Augmented Reality Customer Support to raise the bar on product inspection uptime

    Mettler-Toledo adds Augmented Reality Customer Support to raise the bar on product inspection uptime

 Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is leading the way for product inspection manufacturers with the inclusion of remote Augmented Reality (AR) Customer Support. The new service enables remote identification of the cause of product

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Safe Space – from challenge to opportunity

    Safe Space – from challenge to opportunity

Responsible employers and business owners are rising to the challenge of providing Covid-secure spaces, but most are still unsure of what is ultimately required. There is a seemingly endless list

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How Munster’s pharmaceutical industry is responding to the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine

    How Munster’s pharmaceutical industry is responding to the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine

The global search for Covid-19 treatments has resulted in a surge of pharma activity in Ireland and Munster. Given the scale of the pandemic, more than 160 vaccines are under

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Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

    Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

Face masks that allow people to work more safely in close proximity in Covid-rich environments such as intensive care units and meat plants have been developed by Irish researchers. The sealed mask, similar

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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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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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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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TWO COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN RECEIVE SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND FUNDING

    TWO COVID-19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN RECEIVE SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND FUNDING

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD has announced that two University College Dublin (UCD)-led projects are to receive funding under the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) coordinated research

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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 Covid-19 and social distancing – its space optimisation expertise has

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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 to re-open post-lockdown Irish-made plasma technology in high demand as

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Shannon company manufacturing face shields on a pro bono basis

    Shannon company manufacturing face shields on a pro bono basis

A Shannon SME is producing face shields for the health sector free of charge. Advanced Technical Concepts (ATC) located in Smithstown Industrial Estate is deploying its additive manufacturing division to

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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 Covid-19. Douglas GAA, camogie and ladies football clubs recently received

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Advanced Hygiene Technologies: Transforming Handwashing through Automation

    Advanced Hygiene Technologies: Transforming Handwashing through Automation

The Future of Hygiene is in Our Hands! Advanced Hygiene Technologies – One thing that COVID-19 has taught the world is that handwashing will never be (or allowed to be)

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Honeywell to create 450 jobs in the UK as face masks production expands

    Honeywell to create 450 jobs in the UK as face masks production expands

Honeywell has announced that it will build a new production line capable of producing up to 4.5 million FFP2 and FFP3 disposable face masks per month at its Newhouse site in

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Industrial support services: Shorten potential process downtime and get the most from your installed base with remote support from Endress+Hauser Ireland

    Industrial support services: Shorten potential process downtime and get the most from your installed base with remote support from Endress+Hauser Ireland

You cannot afford downtime or process interruptions when your application is critical. That’s where Endress+Hauser can provide you with the best technical support network to keep your operating systems, instrumentation

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Solid Solutions: How one business is adapting to COVID-19 changes

    Solid Solutions: How one business is adapting to COVID-19 changes

  History will tell us what the medium and long term implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on business have been. We have all seen changes to everyday working. As a

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Robotics and resilience. Futureproof your business with Universal Robots

    Robotics and resilience. Futureproof your business with Universal Robots

From a global labour shortage to the unexpected challenge of the Covid-19 crisis, automation has never been more relevant to the survival of manufacturing businesses.  Universal Robots, the global leader

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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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Vernacare increases production by 60% to fight Coronavirus

    Vernacare increases production by 60% to fight Coronavirus

UK exporting business Vernacare has increased production to help hospitals internationally to contain the Coronavirus Vernacare has been providing the NHS with infection control products for 50 years, but since

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Veolia introduces new COVID-19 PPE treatment services

    Veolia introduces new COVID-19 PPE treatment services

Safe collection and disposal of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), used to protect all types of keyworker during the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, has given rise to new challenges for waste

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RS Ireland – By Your Side: Helping to keep your business operations undisrupted through these unprecedented times

    RS Ireland – By Your Side: Helping to keep your business operations undisrupted through these unprecedented times

What started as a small family business in 1947 selling radio valves and TV spares next door to Mulligan’s in Poolbeg street, the company moved to Hatch Street in the

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Submitting evidence to the House of Commons inquiry into the impact of Covid-19

    Submitting evidence to the House of Commons inquiry into the impact of Covid-19

The Scaffolding Association is a member organisation of SEC Group – The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group, who have just the select committee to recommend the following actions to support small

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Enterprise Ireland launches Sustaining Enterprise Fund for Small Enterprise

    Enterprise Ireland launches Sustaining Enterprise Fund for Small Enterprise

As part of the Sustaining Enterprise Fund, Enterprise Ireland will administer a specific Sustaining Enterprise Fund for Small Enterprise. This fund will provide a €25k to €50k short term 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Enterprise Ireland welcomes new Covid-19 business supports and opens EU-approved €180 million scheme

    Enterprise Ireland welcomes new Covid-19 business supports and opens EU-approved €180 million scheme

New Covid-19 “Sustaining Enterprise Fund” administered by Enterprise Ireland provides up to €800k in liquidity support for companies affected by

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Irish company, OneLook Systems, launches a new COVID-19 safety solution so that companies can keep research, production & distribution lines operating

    Irish company, OneLook Systems, launches a new COVID-19 safety solution so that companies can keep research, production & distribution lines operating

Since the outbreak, Irish safety software company OneLook Systems has been playing a critical role in helping companies put in

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Free communications platform for organisations fighting COVID-19

    Free communications platform for organisations fighting COVID-19

Nvolve is joining the global fight against Covid-19 by waiving the normal cost of their unique Mobile App based communications

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Ireland: hand soap sales up 300% in March

    Ireland: hand soap sales up 300% in March

March was the busiest month for grocery sales ever recorded. According to Kantar, over the 12 weeks to March 22nd,

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INEOS begins UK production of one million bottles of hand sanitiser per month

    INEOS begins UK production of one million bottles of hand sanitiser per month

INEOS has today announced that it has hit its ten day target to build a hand sanitiser plant near Middlesbrough

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CILT sets up a database to ensure urgent UK supply chains keep moving

    CILT sets up a database to ensure urgent UK supply chains keep moving

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up a database for organisations in urgent need of supply chain resources,

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Which countries are hit most by the COVID-19 value chain shock?

    Which countries are hit most by the COVID-19 value chain shock?

In a study published by ING, reveals that in the context of COVID-19, Ireland now looks to be one of

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