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Factors to consider before postponing statutory inspections

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Many companies find themselves urgently needing to decide whether to postpone major maintenance int…

Protect to thrive: meeting the growing cybersecurity threat

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Increasingly sophisticated threats, limited internal experience and a lack of cybersecurity culture…

Bühler honours memory of 'father of optical sorting' Fraenkel

Added: 27 May 2020

Global processing leader Bühler Group paid an official tribute this week to pioneering engineer, th…

Strict safety measures enable RPI to achieve ‘90% production’

Added: 21 May 2020

Specialist inspection systems develop RPI UK says its production capacity is back to 90% since reop…

Honeywell to produce 70 mill UK face masks in 18 months

Added: 21 May 2020

Honeywell has launched a new production line in the UK to produce 70 million face masks to support …

Why you need XY coordinated for accuracy

Added: 4 Jun 2020

Electronic Manufacturing Solutions’ Jonathan Plummer on the benefits of XY Data and its role in sav…

Robots provide pick and pack solution

Added: 29 May 2020

CKF Systems utilised ABB high speed robots to help a customer pick and pack snack product...

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Lighting for hazardous environments

Added: 20 May 2020

Ken Eddleston of Chalmit discusses the factors companies working in hazardous environments must con…

Lockdown adds to the energy sector’s challenges

Added: 13 May 2020

As if climate change, the energy trilemma and Brexit’s aftermath weren’t sufficient concerns, the s…

Manufacturing welcome for furlough scheme extension

Added: 12 May 2020

Make UK chief executive, Stephen Phipson has applauded the Government’s extension and changes to th…

Biopharma boost

UK pharmaceutical patents continue YoY rise

Added: 27 Apr 2020

Latest European Patent Office (EPO) data reveals the UK was responsible for 293 pharmaceutical sect…

Don’t let lockdown block recruitment of young talent says Make UK

Added: 27 Apr 2020

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK called on engineering and manufacturing employers not to halt r…

Dyer & Butler celebrates another year of RoSPA safety successes

Added: 27 Apr 2020

Engineering services specialist Dyer & Butler has received five prestigious RoSPA awards this year …

Combating Covid-19: Process sector contributions continue

Added: 14 Apr 2020

Process industry firms are continuing to switch their attention to combating the Covid-19 crisis, w…

Pandemic effect ‘likely to increase R&D commitment long term’

Added: 14 Apr 2020

The severity of the impact from the coronavirus pandemic could delay recent Government promises to …

Lorien unveils Africa expansion plans

Added: 14 Apr 2020

Lorien Engineering Solutions has launched an office in South Africa prompted by a growing demand in…

Virtual events ‘reduce carbon emissions by more than 99%’ claim

Added: 14 Apr 2020

The swathe of industrial and consumer trade shows cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic…

Process Industry rallies with Covid-19 action

Added: 8 Apr 2020

Companies throughout Britain and those which form part of the process industry supply chain have do…

AD equipment to be tested by avalanche of food waste from panic-buying

Added: 31 Mar 2020

AD and biogas operators should brace themselves for an avalanche of food waste that will test their…

HSE flags up need for ‘fit-testing’ facemasks

Added: 31 Mar 2020

The Health and Safety Executive has issued advice to essential industrial workers and companies war…