Winners Announced

Congratulations to all our winners of the IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards.

The awards were held on January 29th, City West Hotel Dublin.

We are delighted with the quality of entries for the awards and we look forward to building on its success in years to come.

 

Boston Scientific Cork & ITS

Boston Scientific is a multi national company with manufacturing sites all over the world. Its base in cork is home to over 1200 employees and a center of excellence in automation. This boasts a wide variety of technologies completing a large array of manufacturing tasks from simple pick and place applications to complex vision pick and intricate assembly processes. Boston Scientific has once again collaborated with ITS an Irish based automation company in Midleton to develop an application fit for use in the manufacturing line which also pushes the known boundaries of what is considered a collaborative cell.

SEAM Research Centre WIT & Boston Scientific Clonmel

The South Eastern Applied Materials (SEAM) Research Centre, based in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), is an industry-focused applied research centre, providing Materials engineering & Design solutions to companies from wide-ranging sectors such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, micro-electronics, precision engineering and energy. Launched in 2009, SEAM has now established its status as the foremost Applied Material’s Research Centre in Ireland. It has also become the first stop for companies in the South and South Eastern Region of Ireland for seeking assistance on materials related issues that cannot be solved by utilising there on-site resources. SEAM is also Ireland’s leading Technology Gateway (TG) Centre having executed over 2000 direct funded industry projects since its launch and currently accounting for nearly 30% of the programme metrics

SteriPack Group 

SteriPack offer a wide range of outsourcing contract services to enable you to bring your products to market quickly and efficiently. Designing, developing and manufacturing new products is a demanding and competitive business which is why an increasing number of companies are turning to SteriPack’s Contract Manufacturing services to gain a competitive edge.

EPS Group

Founded upon 50 years of operating experience, EPS Group has grown from a relatively small electrical and pumping services business to an innovative, internationally exporting group, focused upon the water & wastewater and clean technology sectors. We are focused on the global provision of clean water for our customers and their communities. We have been at the forefront of the development of the Irish water market through successive National Development Plan cycles and have nurtured a market leading share of the Design-Build-Operate (DBO) market in Ireland.

Pfizer – Grange Castle

Pfizer Grange Castle is Pfizer’s largest single investment in Ireland, a €1.8 billion biotechnology facility located on a 90-acre site in South County Dublin, with buildings and facilities extending to more than one million square feet. The development is one of the largest integrated biotechnology plants in the world and is part of the Pfizer Biotech manufacturing network.

Controlant

Controlant’s mission is to ensure consumer safety and decrease waste by digitally connecting the end-to-end supply chain. The pay-per-shipment, Controlant Cold Chain as a Service (ChaaS)® solution provides a single source of supply chain truth, consisting of reusable Internet of Things (IoT) data loggers that send mission-critical data and insights in real-time to a proprietary, cloud-enabled software platform, and cost-reducing operational services.

Intel Ireland

Intel is a world leader in the design and manufacture of essential technologies that power an increasingly smart, connected world. With more than $70B in annual revenue, Intel offers computing, networking, data storage, and communications solutions to customers spanning multiple industries. Since 1989, Intel has invested $15 billion in Ireland creating the most advanced industrial campus in Europe at its base in Leixlip.

Irish Pressings Ltd

Irish Pressings Ltd. specialises in the design and manufacture of tooling, metal stampings/parts/components, welded assemblies, and prototypes for a range of engineering sectors, most notably automotive. Located in Gweedore, Co.Donegal, Irish Pressings Ltd. started out in 2005 with only 3 employees. Over the interim 14 years, Irish Pressings has grown to a company that employs over 70 highly-skilled staff, has realised average turnover growth in excess of 20% per annum and exports tooling and parts to the UK, Europe, Middle-East, and North America. End customers include some of the most recognisable brands in the world including BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Honda, Nissan, and VW

Mergon International

 Mergon designs, develops and manufactures innovative, sustainable plastic components and systems for the automotive, industrial and healthcare sectors globally. The company was established in Castlepollard, Westmeath in 1981 and has since expanded internationally opening manufacturing facilities in South Carolina in 1998 and in Brno in the Czech Republic in 2004. At Mergon International, in Castlepollard, the company employs close to 300 people in Production, Engineering and Support roles including IT, Finance and HR. Some of our customers include Tesla, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Xerox and Abbott. Mergon has continuously invested in technology and promotes a strong culture of innovation and excellence to ensure# it remains at the forefront of its industry.

Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals Ringaskiddy Cork

The Pfizer Ringaskiddy complex is the largest Pfizer production facility outside the US. The plant produces Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) for Viagra, which accounts for 15% of its total output. The company also produces around 17 other products, including Norvasc, which is used in the treatment of hypertension and angina and is one of Ireland’s largest sources of investment.

Seagate Technology

Seagate crafts the datasphere, helping to maximise humanity’s potential by innovating world-class, precision-engineered data management solutions with a focus on sustainable partnerships.

 

Our principal products are hard disk drives, commonly referred to as HDDs, disk drives or hard drives. In addition to HDDs, we produce a broad range of electronic data storage solutions.

 

Seagate’s Springtown facility is recognised as one of the foremost 200mm wafer fabrication plants in the world. The site has grown from an initial charter of world class manufacturing in the first decade of operations to adding development and product launch capability in the last ten years. The facility employs over 1400 staff.  To learn more about the Company’s products and services, visit www.seagate.com

Alexion 

 Alexion (NASDAQ: ALXN) is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing therapies. Alexion has 2,500 passionate and dedicated employees serving patients in 50 countries around the world, with ~450 employees in the Alexion College Park site in Blanchardstown, Dublin.

Ventac

Ventac work with international clients to provide high performance acoustic solutions across the vehicle and industrial noise control industries. Ventac’s vision is to be recognised as a leading provider of innovative technical solutions by our vehicle customers. Ventac make vehicles the quietest they can be because of our unrivalled acoustic expertise and dedication to our customer’s needs. We design and supply customised noise control solutions to international vehicle manufacturers.

Dell Technologies Inc. 

Dell Technologies Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Round Rock, Texas. Dell and EMC joined forces in the largest technology merger in history to become Dell Technologies. Dell Technologies unites seven technology leaders – Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, Secureworks, Virtustream and VMware – in one company to deliver digital transformation and generate real results every day for the customers and people who partner with us

Mergon International

 Mergon designs, develops and manufactures innovative, sustainable plastic components and systems for the automotive, industrial and healthcare sectors globally. The company was established in Castlepollard, Westmeath in 1981 and has since expanded internationally opening manufacturing facilities in South Carolina in 1998 and in Brno in the Czech Republic in 2004. At Mergon International, in Castlepollard, the company employs close to 300 people in Production, Engineering and Support roles including IT, Finance and HR. Some of our customers include Tesla, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Xerox and Abbott. Mergon has continuously invested in technology and promotes a strong culture of innovation and excellence to ensure# it remains at the forefront of its industry.

Michael Guinee

Mick Guinee, B.E., M.I.E.

Chairman, CEO and Founder of Ei Electronics, Shannon Co. Clare.

Michael ‘Mick’ Guinee is the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Ei Electronics, Shannon. A native of Mallow, Co. Cork he is an engineer by profession, having completed his B.Eng. in UCC and Masters’ degree in Industrial Engineering (MIE) from UCD.

Dromone Engineering

DROMONE design, manufacture and market safety critical construction excavator Quick Coupler technology and agricultural tractor Pick-Up hitch technology. Established in 1978 and headquartered in Ireland, we employ over 140 people across a range of functions including manufacturing, design, R&D, sales & marketing and administration. Recognized as an authoritative voice in our industry, DROMONE participates on international standards committees in the development of standards for pic-up hitch and coupler technology.

Boston Scientific Clonmel 

 Boston Scientific Clonmel support the development, manufacture and distribution of 350,000 life changing medical devices annually from pacemakers, defibrillators, spinal cord and deep brain stimulators and men’s health prostheses.

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