Manufacturing Solutions 2018 will return to Limerick Institute of Technology

first_imgNewsEducationManufacturing Solutions 2018 will return to Limerick Institute of TechnologyBy Staff Reporter – March 29, 2018 1710 Limerick’s Student Radio Station Wired FM Celebrates 25 Years on Air Limerick colleges recognised at Irish Games Fleadh 2020 TAGScook medicalexhibitorsGTMAJulia MooreLimerick Institute of TechnologyManufacturing SolutionsShannonVicent Cunanne Limerick Institute of Technology researcher calls for ban on cigarette vending machines Twitter Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Limerick Institute of Technology launch new app to facilitate energy renovation upskilling center_img Previous articleNew guide by Limerick City and County Council to help public plan for main summer festivalsNext articleNews in briefs and round-ups Staff Reporter Limerick Institute of Technology awarded €750,000 capital grant towards works on its five campuses Facebook Pictured are, from left, Maria Kyne, Head of Department of the Built Environment Management, LIT, Professor Vincent Cunnane, President, LIT, Julia Moore, Chief Executive Officer, GTMA, and David Beattie, General Manager, GTMA.Picture: Diarmuid GreeneManufacturing Solutions 2018, hosted by GTMA* and LIT, returns to the Limerick Institute of Technology this June, and is set to break all previous records with the number of exhibitors increasing by 25%.The tool technologies trade association hosted the first ever manufacturing supply chain roadshow outside of the UK in association with LIT in 2017, with the largest ever number of people in the 75 year history of the GTMA in attendance.Manufacturing Solutions 2018 promises to surpass the success of the 2017 event, as all exhibition spaces for 2018 were sold out by the end of last year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In total more than 100 of the most advanced providers of metrology, inspection, machine tools, work holding, cutting tools, and Cad/Cam/PLM manufacturing software and ancillary products and services will be exhibiting in LIT’s Moylish Campus on Wednesday June 13, 2018 as part of Manufacturing Solutions 2018.New sponsors – Shannon IASC and Cook Medical – and supporters have also come on board for an event that has proven to be a conduit for creating closer relations and profitable opportunities between companies in the UK and Ireland, as well as introducing customers and suppliers to each other.Presentations from leading industrialists and keynote speakers will focus on lean, medical and aerospace, with time allocated for question and answer sessions.GTMA Chief Executive Officer, Julia Moore, said “Last year when we brought Manufacturing Solutions to LIT we were very aware of the importance of creating strong working relationships between Irish and UK companies post Brexit, but what we achieved far surpassed those hopes.“On the back of that successful event, and with the continuous expansion of the manufacturing industry in the Mid West of Ireland, it does not surprise us that this year’s event is growing beyond anything we could have envisaged 12 months ago.LIT President Professor Vincent Cunanne said, “It is fitting that GTMA and LIT continue this successful relationship and bring Manufacturing Solutions 2018 back to Limerick. The Mid West region is central in the Irish manufacturing sector, and has been for much of the history of the state.“LIT plays a leading role in ensuring that manufacturing in this region continues to have the ability to adapt and to change and remain at the cutting edge when it comes to technology. Meanwhile GTMA brings all the leading technology suppliers together, so that industry can also benefit from their knowledge, products and technology.”“LIT is therefore delighted to be part of this event that not only allows us to build strong partnerships but facilitates an exchange of ideas,” added Prof Cunnane.Manufacturing Solutions 2018 is also supported by Enterprise Ireland, Fáilte Ireland, Limerick Chamber, Shannon Chamber and Regional Skills.The event will take place in LIT, Moylish Campus on Wednesday June 13, 2018 from 8.30am to 5pm.For more information and to register for the showcase, please visit about education here. Advertisement Limerick Institute of Technology president takes up office as Chair of THEA board for 2020 Print Linkedinlast_img read more

Women of Troy advance to Final Four

first_imgIt is often difficult to defeat a team three times in one season.Fortunately for No. 6 USC women’s volleyball, this proved to be true for No. 3 Stanford.After losing both regular season matches to the Cardinal, the Women of Troy were able to win when it mattered most, defeating Stanford and earning a spot in the Final Four.USC won Saturday’s Elite Eight match in Dayton, Ohio, in five sets, 20-25, 25-17, 22-25, 26-24 and 16-14.Freshman outside hitter Falyn Fonoimoana showed why she was worthy of her Pac-10 Freshman of the Year title, recording a team-high 25 kills in the match, along with four blocks. Fellow outside hitter Alex Jupiter added 22 kills, while middle blocker Lauren Williams had 13.In October, Stanford handed the Women of Troy their second loss of the season with a four-set win at the Galen Center. The Cardinal also swept USC in Palo Alto when the teams met again a month later.USC advanced to Saturday’s game after sweeping Indiana on Friday night. The Women of Troy opened the tournament last weekend with a three-game sweep of New Mexico, followed by a four-set win against San Diego to make it back to the Sweet 16. Both of these first two games were at the Galen Center.The Women of Troy have now won 15 of their last 16 matches.USC joins the No. 4 Penn State Nittany Lions in the Final Four. The Women of Troy will face off against the winner of Saturday’s match between two Pac-10 teams, No. 7 California and Washington. The fourth and final spot will be occupied by either No. 9 Texas or No. 16 Purdue.The Final Four will take place next weekend in Kansas City. If USC comes away with a victory on Thursday, it will advance to the NCAA championship game Saturday, Dec. 18 at 5:30 p.m. PST, which will be aired on ESPN2.last_img read more