Friday 18 October 2013

Irish conference to focus on jobs & competitiveness

The National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin (IRL) on the 21st of November. The speaker lineup includes key government agencies responsible for creating the environment for manufacturing growth in exports and senior management from leading food, pharmaceutical, medical and chemical manufacturing sectors.

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Participating organizations include Enterprise Ireland, IDA, IBEC, Irish Exporters Association, key universities, Genzyme, Moy Park, Mondelez and the Process Packaging Machinery Association.

In addition to the keynote addresses delegates can visit an exhibition showcasing key suppliers of technology and services offering cutting edge solutions to help manufacturers achieve greater manufacturing efficiencies and improve competitiveness.

Speaking about the event, Colin Murphy, Managing Director, National Manufacturing Conference commented, “Irish manufacturing companies have the potential to create long term sustainable jobs. Today Ireland employs 205,000 people directly and 400,000 people when indirect employment is taken into account. Forfas is targeting an additional 43,000 new jobs by 2020 which offers huge opportunities for Irish industry.”

This event offers delegates the opportunity to hear from senior management operating world class lean manufacturing facilities and also the chance to network and debate with industry peers from a broad range of production facilities.

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