The Ireland Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards recently took place at the CityWest Convention Centre in Dublin with more than 400 guests in attendance. The awards recognise hard work, innovation and dedication to the manufacturing industry and are facilitated by Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) which is an independent, not-for-profit, research organisation that is funded under the Enterprise Ireland/IDA Technology Centres programme. IMR provides applied research solutions and advanced manufacturing expertise, technology transfer and training to the manufacturing sector in Ireland.
The event, which recognises exceptional achievement, teamwork and innovation in the Irish manufacturing industry, was a celebration of manufacturing excellence from all over Ireland with major players such as Pfizer, Mergon International, Seagate Technology and Dell Technologies Inc. amongst some of the companies that were recognised at this year’s awards.
Intel Ireland were the the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Manufacturing and Supply Chain in Ireland, awarded in recognition of over 30 years of advanced manufacturing operations in the country. The award was presented by event host, Vincent Wall, to a team of Intel employees representing manufacturing and supply chain activities.
Commenting on this year’s awards and finalists, Barry Kennedy, CEO, Irish Manufacturing Research said: “This year’s award winners were chosen because they have demonstrated the ability to navigate change and innovation as industry leaders, and as such, they represent the very best within Ireland’s Manufacturing industry today. Through Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) we look forward to supporting their growth and success now and into the future and we are proud to remain at the forefront, championing advancements in manufacturing across the island of Ireland. We look forward to continuing to assist our member company’s put the necessary building blocks in place as they continue to lead through hard work, innovation and determination. On behalf of IMR, I would like to sincerely thank all of the businesses that entered this year’s Awards programme. Through their success, they make an invaluable contribution to the economy, employment and Ireland’s reputation – and they should be applauded for these achievements”.
In November 2019 Intel celebrated the 30th anniversary of operations in Ireland having first decided to locate its technology campus here in 1989. Since then, over $15 billion has been invested in the 360-acre former stud farm, creating one of the world’s most technologically advanced manufacturing facilities that produces some of the most advanced products on the planet.
Over the past 30 years Intel in Ireland has come to represent a diversity of activities across the spectrum of Intel business from advanced manufacturing to cutting edge research and design.
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