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Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 10 Apr 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 24 Apr 2019

What’s the answer when you install a state of the art process system but can’t train staff on it wi…

Brexit, cyber and skills – the stuff of UK manufacturers’ nightmares

Added: 15 Jan 2019

Cyber threats and Brexit concerns top the list of industrial risks cited by UK process firms in the…

Wet wipe symbol is new weapon in water chiefs’ battle to stem the fatberg tide

Added: 14 Jan 2019

Water industry leaders have launched a new ‘Fine to Flush’ accreditation standard for wet wipes in …

Food sector will have a substantial diet of change to digest

Added: 14 Jan 2019

If every process firm in the UK food and drink sector qualified as a so-called ‘top quartile perfor…

What signs are there that the process food and drink sector is adapting to Brexit realities?

Added: 6 Feb 2019

The issues facing the food and drink sector are not new but national and international conditions m…

North East companies pump up training provision

Added: 8 Jan 2019

Pumps companies in the north east have joined forces to help improve facilities at one of the secto…

Yorkshire Water investment kicks off new £70 mill environmental programme

Added: 8 Jan 2019

Yorkshire Water is investing nearly £8 million in improving two wastewater treatment works (WwTWs) …

The food waste menace in our factories… human beings

Added: 7 Jan 2019

The second biggest cause of food loss in manufacturing has been revealed in a new study to be human…

Top engineering figures honoured for their contribution

Added: 3 Jan 2019

Leading figures in the process engineering sector are among those who received New Year honours for…

Manufacturers find New Year cheer in midst of Brexit concerns

Added: 20 Dec 2018

British manufacturing performed unexpectedly well for the three months to December, reports the Con…

At its facility in Glasgow, Sartorius Stedim Biotech now offers a complete range of chemistry testing services.

Chemical engineering pay dips but gender gap closes among young

Added: 20 Dec 2018

Chemical engineering salaries dropped slightly over the last year in Britain but there are signs th…

Cooperation and engagement promote ongoing safety improvements for Dow

Added: 17 Dec 2018

Covering some 550 hectares, Stade is Dow Chemical Company’s largest German production site. Every y…

BSC demands post-Brexit safety assurances following attorney general’s Commons admission

Added: 10 Dec 2018

The British Safety Council has renewed demands that the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union mus…

London domination of STEM jobs ‘could threaten regions’ ability to benefit from tech growth’

Added: 10 Dec 2018

Nine of the 10 fastest growing occupations in the UK during the period to 2024 will be tech jobs, s…

Ensuring your diesel-fuelled generators are compliant

Added: 13 Feb 2019

Emissions legislation doesn’t spell the end of the diesel-fuelled generator, says Jason Harryman of…

AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

EEF report warns of plunging manufacturing export balance

Added: 4 Dec 2018

British manufacturing’s export balance has halved in the last quarter of 2018, reports the latest E…

BSC helps launch safety drive for India’s 465 million workforce

Added: 4 Dec 2018

The British Safety Council has announced the creation of a forum of international leaders in health…

Heavy duty pumps enable eco-friendly solution for cement slurry

Added: 26 Feb 2019

You need tough pumps to handle the abrasive cement slurry that European materials specialist Xella …