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Temperature control pioneer Peter Huber dies at 77

Added: 18 Jun 2018

Peter Huber, a pioneer in the development of temperature control technology and founder of the inte…

Picking vacuum technology for chemical and pharma processing

Added: 19 Jun 2018

 Selecting the right vacuum technology for chemical and pharmaceutical processing applications is o…

Predictive maintenance guarantees safe water

Added: 15 Jun 2018

When drinking water supply could have been compromised by the threat of bearing defects and the sol…

Three OGI cameras were employed to check plant integrity at the BP Chemicals Saltend site.

Chemicals manufacturers' global sales buck Brexit downturn fears

Added: 14 Jun 2018

The UK’s top privately owned chemicals and coating manufacturers have bucked fears of a Brexit down…

University launches £7.5 million Northern Ireland advanced manufacturing technology site

Added: 14 Jun 2018

Queen’s University Belfast has opened a new £7.5 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing te…

Manufacturing bosses hit by pay halts, bonus cuts and 44 days unpaid work

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Manufacturing sector managers have seen their pay rises halted, bonuses cut by more than a third an…

Government to look at state investment to ensure new electricity supply

Added: 5 Jun 2018

The Government has indicated that a major public investment is likely in the development of a new n…

New association to lead fatbergs crackdown

Added: 5 Jun 2018

A new association has been launched to lead the fightback against the UK’s ‘biggest’ sewage challen…

Monitor wins Frost & Sullivan 2018 new product award

Added: 4 Jun 2018

Membrane technology expert Modern Water has won global industry analysts Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 ne…

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

UK ‘trumps’ US for engineering startups (thanks to London)

Added: 4 Jun 2018

New research suggests that the UK no longer lags behind the USA when it comes to business startups …

Kent Introl’s OEM valve diagnostics service benefits major European oil refinery

Added: 31 May 2018

A leading European oil refinery had suffered long term operational issues with a poorly performing …

Servitisation is the key to industry's future

Added: 30 May 2018

Far from being just another trendy phrase, servitisation describes most accurately how industry is …

Innovate UK awards top rating to Huddersfield radiation detector project

Added: 30 May 2018

Innovate UK has awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership top rating to a collaboration that has pio…

Confidence in UKCS prospects best for five years

Added: 29 May 2018

Oil and gas exploration and production activity on the UK Continental Shelf of the North Sea reveal…

EEF warns government to ‘stop wasting time on MaxFac option’

Added: 29 May 2018

Manufacturers’ organisation the EEF has derided the so-called ‘MaxFac’ customs option being conside…

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Deadline approaches for new ECITB training places

Added: 29 May 2018

More than 150 young people will have the opportunity to participate in the next round of Introducti…

One in three manufacturers report EU worker losses

Added: 22 May 2018

Nearly one in three UK companies surveyed in a new report say they have suffered a slump in EU appl…

Industry 4.0 and motion control

Added: 22 May 2018

We know Industry 4.0 is changing the way we do things but how precisely will these changes affect m…

Temporary builds can help minimise Brexit trading risks

Added: 21 May 2018

As Werner Heisenberg observed back in 1927 with his Uncertainty Principle, it can be hard to totall…

Government green light for speedier shale planning applications

Added: 17 May 2018

Business secretary Greg Clark has vowed to speed up planning applications to develop shale gas expl…