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Irish Manufacturing Research

Irish Manufacturing Research is an independent RTO (Research & Technology Organisation) focused on delivering Productivity and Industrial Energy Efficiency solutions to Industry.  Our passion is to make Ireland a world leader in advanced manufacturing operations for both SME/indigenous companies and for multinational corporations based throughout the island.  We want to ensure the continued competitiveness of Ireland’s manufacturing industry and its ability to grow turnover, profitability and employment through development and deployment of leading edge technologies in areas such as Robotics, Optimisation, Scheduling, Additive Manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

Premier Publishing and Events

Dublin-based  Premier Events was founded in 1995. The company specialises in business to business events with a focus on the food manufacturing industry and publishing business to business journals for specific industrial/market sectors including food and drink production. The company’s flagship publication is Food & Drink Business Europe, a monthly business magazine for the food and drinks processing industries in the UK and Europe. Food and Drink Business Europe is the magazine most read by senior management in the UK food and beverage manufacturing industry which is read by over 24,700 senior decision makers in the UK Food and Beverage Manufacturing.

Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. In the UK, Bank of Ireland is authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland and the Prudential Regulation Authority and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority.

Details about the extent of our authorisation and regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority, and regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority are available from us on request. By proceeding any further you will be deemed to have read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement.


The AIB parent company, Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c., originally named Allied Irish Banks Limited, was incorporated in Ireland in September 1966 as a result of the amalgamation of three long established banks: the Munster and Leinster Bank Limited (established 1885), the Provincial Bank of Ireland Limited (established 1825) and the Royal Bank of Ireland Limited (established 1836).

Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric is one of the world’s leading names in the manufacture and sales of electrical and electronic products and systems used in a broad range of fields and applications.

As one of the many Mitsubishi Electric branches around the world, Mitsubishi Electric Ireland has served the Irish Market for over 40 years. Its Automation division serves a wide variety of industrial markets with a family of automation products including programmable logic controllers, variable speed drives (inverters), operator interfaces (HMIs), motion control systems, industrial robots, switchgear and servo amplifiers and motors. The corporate philosophy of the company includes a commitment not only to providing superior solutions and service to Mitsubishi Electric customers, but also to contributing to the local community.


Ibec is Ireland’s largest lobby and business representative group. Our purpose is to help build a better, sustainable future by influencing, supporting and delivering for business success. With over 250 employees, Ibec engages with key stakeholders in Ireland and internationally through our six regional offices and our Brussels office, along with an extensive international network in the UK and US.

Ibec positions are shaped by our diverse membership, which range from small to large, domestic to multinational and our 40 trade associations cover a wide range of industry sectors. Ibec members employ over 70% of the private sector workforce in Ireland.

As well as lobbying, Ibec provides a wide range of professional services and management training to members on all aspects of human resource management, occupational health and safety, employee relations and employment law.

Permanent TSB

Permanent TSB has today launched a new sustainability strategy that includes commitments to introduce a range of sustainable finance products; reduce the Bank’s carbon emissions; and maintain a nationwide branch presence in communities throughout Ireland. Permanent TSB also joins the global Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) network to increase transparency and hold the Bank accountable for meeting its sustainability and climate action targets

Permanent TSB has made significant progress on its Sustainability journey over the last number of years. Highlights include accreditation to the ‘Business Working Responsibly Mark’; committing €350,000 to O’Cualann Co-housing Alliance to support the development of over 1800 affordable homes; winner in the Employee Empowerment and Trust category at the 2021 CIPD Awards; and, becoming the first retail bank to be awarded the Guaranteed Irish symbol.

The new strategy has been designed to align the Bank’s activities with the requirements of customers, colleagues and shareholders to serve communities in a more sustainable way, while playing a stronger role in addressing climate change and supporting the green transition. Key activities under the new strategy the Bank include:

Hanley Automation

Hanley Automation has been in the automation business for more than 30 years. We provide a wide range of robotics and automation solutions that are used in factories, logistics and healthcare environments.

Our solutions span a broad spectrum of technology from physical machines and robots through to cloud-based management and data gathering solutions for those systems.

We have a large team of specialist technical people spanning the breadth of skills to be able to deploy and support those technologies. We are both a sales channel and a solution provider.

Our home markets are the United Kingdom and Ireland but we have deployed solutions for our multinational customers in many locations across the world.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Ireland’s inaugural Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards are the first of its kind to focus on the production & manufacturing Industry. By becoming a sponsor, we can take your brand and put it before the primary decision-makers in the sector.

We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities available, and we will work with you to create unique activations that ensure guests don’t just see your logo but experience your brand.

Table Host

Why not host a branded VIP table at the awards, invite clients and network with key players in the industry. Are there key sectors you would like to meet? A member of our guest management team will work with you to enhance the relationship and invite guests to your table.

Contact Sylvia McCarthy on 01 6120880 or and your company can benefit from 10 months of exposure to the manufacturing industry.

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