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# Manufacturing

All time
# Fear factory
'Worst on record' job losses as over 40% of manufacturing firms cut staff
Some 41% of firms surveyed say they let workers go in April.
# Health 2.0
From shoes to prosthetic arms, there is a growing appetite for personalisation in medtech
The Irish manufacturing industry is using new tech to develop ‘batch-of-one’ processing.
# MADE IN AMERICA
'I fought hard for them': Trump hits out at Harley-Davidson over plans to move some production overseas
The company is seeking to avoid retaliatory European tariffs imposed last week.
# food and drink
The owner of Jacob's has sealed a €100m deal to acquire the XXX Mints and Benecol brands
Valeo Foods will takeover Raisio’s six factories in the UK and Czech Republic.
# Manufacturing
A major packaging firm in Cavan was ordered to pay €8,000 in a racial discrimination case
Ballyconnell-based Boxmore Plastics failed to overturn a Workplace Relations Commission decision.
# Manufacturing
One of Mayo's biggest success stories has racked up a multimillion-euro profit
Portwest is led by Harry Hughes, who was recently named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year.
# Manufacturing
A Dublin air conditioning maker has been snapped up by a Swedish industrial giant
Lindab has acquired AC Manufacturing, which has dozens of Irish workers.
# food and drink
The company behind Cadbury has been told to give its Dublin workers a pay hike
Mondelez workers at the company’s Coolock factory briefly went on strike last year.
# Closure
French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year
Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.
# Manufacturing
French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year
Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.
# sweet talk
'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Meath-based Lir Chocolates.
# lir chocolates
'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Meath-based Lir Chocolates.
# food and drink
'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Meath-based Lir Chocolates.
# merlyn industries
A Kilkenny shower company has been snapped up in a massive €70m deal
UK firm Norcros is paying top dollar for Merlyn Industries.
# Manufacturing
A Kilkenny shower company has been snapped up in a massive €70m deal
UK firm Norcros is paying top dollar for Merlyn Industries.
Voices
'Being a parent grounded me and taught me some things are more important than work'
Industrial designer Brian Stephens took some lessons from Japan to his own consultancy in Ireland.
# food and drink
The founder of the Dublin Whiskey Company is bringing an established Irish brewer to Inchicore
Rathcoole-based Rascals Brewery will move into the area next year.
# Manufacturing
A German manufacturing giant is about to set up a 3D-printing lab in Tallaght
Henkel, which already employs 400 people in Ireland, will hire 40 more staff.
# Keogh's Crisps
Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'
Tom Keogh shows us how the family-owned firm makes its products in north county Dublin.
# Manufacturing
Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'
Tom Keogh shows us how the family-owned firm makes its products in north county Dublin.
# swift
A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under
Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.
# out of charge
A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under
Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.
# Manufacturing
A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under
Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.
# crafty move
These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer rat race
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile YellowBelly Beer.
# yellowbelly beer
These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer race
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile YellowBelly Beer.
# broderick's
Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes at Dublin's newest cakes and snacks factory
Family-owned company Broderick’s has thrown open the doors of its brand new factory.
# Manufacturing
Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes at Dublin's newest cakes and snacks factory
Family-owned company Broderick’s has thrown open the doors of its brand new factory.
# Startups
These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer rat race
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile YellowBelly Beer.
Voices
'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'
After leaving school to work as a labourer, Karl Murray found his way into the aromatherapy business.
Voices
Why Ireland should welcome the robots coming to 'take' our jobs
The next industrial revolution will have a wide-reaching impact on the workforce.
Voices
'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'
After leaving school to work as a labourer, Karl Murray found his way into the aromatherapy business.
# Manufacturing
Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'
The manufacturer wants to expand its facilities in east Cork after securing a major contract.
# west cork distillers
The Cork distillery behind The Pogues whiskey delivered million-euro profits last year
Skibbereen-based West Cork Distillers has been expanding its capacity in the town.
# mogeely
Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'
The manufacturer wants to expand its facilities in east Cork after securing a major contract.
# food and drink
The Cork distillery behind The Pogues whiskey delivered million-euro profits last year
Skibbereen-based West Cork Distillers has been expanding its capacity in the town.
# Manufacturing
Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'
The manufacturer wants to expand its facilities in east Cork after securing a major contract.
# Planning
'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans
The west of Ireland port first applied for development approval in 2014.
# Waiting Game
'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans
The west of Ireland port first applied for development approval in 2014.
# Transport
'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans
The west of Ireland port first applied for development approval in 2014.
# Ware are you
It's not just housing - Dublin doesn't have enough warehouses
The property is needed to back the growth of Dublin Port.