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Mannok Launches Digital Innovation Hub, a New Educational Partnership with St. Patrick’s College, Cavan

St Patrick’s College, Cavan becomes the first cross-border school to join the leading building and packaging materials manufacturer’s award-winning Educational Partnerships Programme Mannok has launched a new partnership with St. Patrick’s College, Cavan, which has become the fourth school to partner with the company, and the first from the Republic of Ireland, making the company’s […]

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Mannok Increases Efficiency in Packaging Through Real Time Production Dashboard Screens

Mannok has introduced new screens across the facility displaying real time production information through dashboards for every line, providing every member of the team with information on manufacturing levels and increasing production efficiency to help meet customer demand across Ireland and the UK. The five new production dashboard screens, which have been carefully installed in […]

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Mannok Hosts World First Trials of New Recycled Material

Mannok recently hosted NEXTLOOPP for trials of its new recycled post-consumer polypropylene (PP) material.  The trials, which were a world first, represented a major milestone for the NEXTLOOPP project as it aims to close the loop on PP food packaging. Mannok joined the mission to develop food-grade recycled PP packaging in 2021 when it became […]

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Busy Bees at Mannok: Packaging Team Looks After Three New Developing Honeybee Colonies

Mannok’s Packaging team has established three new beehives at the front of its facility to house three developing native Irish honeybee colonies. The colonies have each tripled in size since their arrival, and there is now approximately 150K new honeybees busy producing honey on site. The new honeybee colonies mark a significant step in the […]

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Mannok Shortlisted For Two Prestigious Responsible Business Awards For Climate Action Efforts And Educational Partnerships

Mannok has been shortlisted for two Responsible Business Awards in the 2022 Business in the Community NI awards in the Climate Change and Educational Partnerships categories. The awards are widely recognised as the most prestigious and respected awards championing responsible business in Northern Ireland, which is evident in the calibre of finalists in each category. […]

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Mannok and Mount Lourdes Partnership in Sustainability Helps Launch Major Recycling Initiative

Mannok has recently supported local school Mount Lourdes with the launch of a major recycling drive which will see designated recycling stations in every classroom, office and communal area of the school as part of its wider sustainability drive. The initiative has been implemented as part of Mannok’s Partnership in Sustainability with the school, and […]

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Going Paperless: Mannok’s New App Eliminates 30,000 Pieces of Paper Annually

Mannok has developed a new digital solution which has made the picking and packing process of customer orders in its consumer packaging facilities paperless. The new app for picking and packing customer orders has removed around 30,000 pieces of paper per year from the process and is saving up to 400 hours of non-value-add activity. […]

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Mannok Aims for Best in Class Operational Standards Through New “Leading Excellence” Programme

Mannok has launched a new Leading Excellence Programme, which will be implemented in every area across the business, to achieve and sustain the highest operational standards through the core principles of teamwork, problem-solving, innovation and leadership. The programme provides a transferable framework based on four core pillars of Lean, Sustainability, Skills and Development and Continuous […]

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MANNOK’S NEW ONLINE HEALTH AND WELLBEING PLATFORM FOR ALL STAFF

Mannok has launched a valuable, online health and fitness platform for its employees by partnering with the fitness and nutrition company, RITE Fitness. Through the new Mannok Online Health & Wellbeing Platform, every staff member at the company now has access to fitness classes, meal and workout plans, training programs and a variety of informative tutorials and seminars to support their physical and mental wellbeing.     Following a staff induction […]

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MANNOK’S PLACEMENT STUDENTS WIN TOP OF CLASS PLACEMENT AWARDS

MANNOK’S PLACEMENT STUDENTS WIN TOP OF CLASS PLACEMENT AWARDS Mannok’s two most recent placement students have received Innovation In Placement awards from Ulster University, Lucy Curran received the first place award and Jodi Curtis collected a second place award for their innovative placement experiences at Mannok. Mannok employed the two local students from Ulster University, Magee Campus, […]

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Protecting What Matters: Mannok Launch Packaging Products Five-Year Sustainability Strategy

Mannok has launched its packaging products’ sustainability strategy, which has a key focus on “protecting what matters” and provides a roadmap to help the company achieve its sustainability goals over the next five years and continue as leaders in sustainability. The strategy aligns with relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals and has three focused pillars of […]

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Mannok Awarded Silver Accreditation in Business and Biodiversity Charter by Business in the Community NI in Partnership with Ulster Wildlife

Mannok has been awarded silver accreditation in the Business and Biodiversity Charter, a biodiversity engagement programme from Business in the Community NI (BITCNI) in partnership with Ulster Wildlife. The company received the award in recognition of its responsible business practice and commitment to improve biodiversity conservation, benefiting people, nature, and animals in the local area. […]

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Mannok Leading by Example with Launch of Comprehensive Natural Assets Action Plans in Partnership with Ulster Wildlife

Minister encourages businesses to follow Mannok’s environmental leadership Mannok has launched a comprehensive, forward thinking biodiversity report, its Natural Assets Action Plans (NAAP), which was completed by Ulster Wildlife in partnership with the Mannok Environmental Team. The report, which has taken over 12 months to complete, examines every area of Mannok’s landholdings, which spans almost 2,000 acres in 47 separate […]

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Mannok announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies 2021

Company receives prestigious award for first time Mannok has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies at a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, 8 September. The prestigious awards programme, led by Deloitte Ireland in association with Bank of Ireland, is renowned as the premier business management awards across the island of Ireland and […]

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MANNOK ANNOUNCED AS HEADLINE SPONSORS FOR LOCAL GAA CLUB’S 272KM RELAY CHALLENGE

Mannok provide the main sponsorship for Derrylin O’Connells fundraising event Mannok have been announced as main sponsors for local GAA club, Derrylin O’Connells 272km Mannok Club to Club Challenge. The event will challenge 25 relay teams to complete a circuit around County Fermanagh with relay changeover points at all 20 clubs in the county. The […]

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MANNOK JOINS NEXTLOOPP TO DEVELOP PIONEERING RECYCLING TECHNOLOGY

Mannok joins industry leaders to close recycled polypropylene loop    Mannok’s food packaging manufacturing business joins NEXTLOOPP’s mission – along with industry leaders – to pioneer food-grade recycled polypropylene (rPP) packaging from post-consumer packaging, which is 100 per cent recyclable, 100 per cent recycled and closes the rPP loop.     In Europe, polypropylene (PP) accounts for 10 million tonnes per year and 40 per cent is used for consumer packaging. Approximately 70 per cent of […]

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Game Changer: Recur by Mannok, Packaging Made from “Overlooked Plastic Waste”, Hits Supermarket Shelves

Mannok Team Develop Jazz PET trays for a true circular economy Mannok has developed a new plastic food packaging which utilises a recycled PET material stream previously overlooked by the food packaging sector in its production, Recur by Mannok. This is a true circular economy food packaging solution made from jazz PET – a mixed […]

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Successful ISO Surveillance Audits for Mannok’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Management Systems

Mannok successfully completed a 2-day surveillance audit of its ISO Certified Health and Safety, Quality Assurance and Environmental Management Systems in April. The detailed inspection was carried out by leading certification body, Certification Europe, and involved a thorough review of all aspects of the packaging manufacturing business. During the successful audit of the facility against […]

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Driving Lean Principles at Mannok’s Packaging Facilities with 20 Employees Completing Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Qualification

Twenty staff members from Mannok’s packaging production facilities have successfully completed their NVQ level 7 Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate course with the Institute of Technology, Sligo (IT Sligo). The 14-week online course is reputed as Ireland’s premier accredited online Lean & Operational Excellence course, utilised by several of the country’s leading employers to […]

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Mannok Awarded Silver Plastic Pledge Award at Prestigious Repak Pakman Awards

Mannok have been awarded a Silver Award at the Repak Pakman Plastic Pledge Awards 2020 in recognition of the company’s extensive work to make their products and operations more sustainable. The company’s achievements include the development of their ground-breaking flagship solution, Detecta by Mannok, the first fully recyclable black plastic packaging, as well as two […]

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“We’re Ready for Brexit”: Mannok CFO Says Continued Customer Supply Top Priority

With Brexit now only a matter of weeks away, Mannok’s CFO, Dara O’Reilly, has outlined the work the company have been doing to prepare for the 1st January deadline in this new interview. The message from the interview is clear: Mannok is ready for whatever the Brexit outcome is, and ensuring a smooth transition and […]

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“We’re Ready for Brexit”: Mannok CFO Says Continued Customer Supply Top Priority

With Brexit now only a matter of weeks away, Mannok’s CFO, Dara O’Reilly, has outlined the work the company have been doing to prepare for the 1st January deadline in this new interview. The message from the interview is clear: Mannok is ready for whatever the Brexit outcome is, and ensuring a smooth transition and […]

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Mannok Win Prestigious Innovation Award at HR Leadership and Management Awards

Mannok have been announced as winners of the Most Innovative Use of Technology Award at the 2020 HR Leadership and Management Awards. The company’s new Digital Skills Development Programme earned them the award in this highly competitive category, which included a number of high-profile contenders, such as Bus Eireann and LinkedIn, who were named in […]

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