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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.


Cobots.ie is the leading expert and longest established distributor in Ireland for Collaborative Robots, Accessories and Automation Solutions having many years experience in robot integrations, robot automation and fixtures.

Their award winning core team have their roots in mechanical design & build engineering and were the first in Ireland to put one of the world’s leading Cobots, URseries by Universal Robots into action.

From helping Manufacturers choose the correct collaborative robot to picking end-effectors, vision tools and accessories, they deliver everything you need, consultation, installation, training and support included, to create a perfect Industry and application specific bespoke solution.

They are Ireland’s only UR Certified Service Centre Centre and run a state of the art Universal Robot and Cobot Training Academy in Co Cork

SA Partners

Established in 1993, S A Partners is a leading global provider of consulting and training services for Enterprise Excellence, Lean and Continuous Improvement. With a Head Office near Cardiff, UK, and established businesses in Ireland, Australia and the USA, we are dedicated to helping organisations around the world improve their performance by working to Lean principles. The S A Partners brand promise, ‘Together the Power to Improve’, embodies our collaborative working approach towards delivering organisational results for your business.

It was established in 1993 by Prof. Peter Hines whilst he was still active in the Lean Enterprise Research Centre (LERC) at Cardiff University. His role as Director of LERC enabled him to network with many highly influential figures in the burgeoning lean community of the time, and to participate in a number of highly innovative and leading-edge research programmes. The foundation of S A Partners allowed Peter to build on this and play an active and practical role in working directly with businesses and their sustainable lean journeys.

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 Tracey Carney on 01 6120880 or lauren@prempubevents.com and your company can benefit from 10 months of exposure to the manufacturing industry.

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