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Data’s important – if you can view it in context

Added: 17 Sep 2018

Collecting data is important but, says Greg Pitcher, displaying it in the optimal way is what will …

Food sector's waste management proves its adaptability

Added: 12 Sep 2018

The Food and drink industry has reason to view the immediate economic future with trepidation.

When you invest in pumps, you invest in industry's future

Added: 12 Sep 2018

Beyond the sectors in which they operate, pumps have a profile so low that they might as well be no…

Discovering that digital is essential for predictive maintenance

Added: 12 Sep 2018

Predictive maintenance is high on the list of priorities for manufacturers, but a recent survey sug…

Manufacturer survey shows concern mounting over Brexit no-deal

Added: 11 Sep 2018

More than four out of five UK industrial product manufacturers surveyed want Britain to continue re…

Aim later to recruit more female engineers, says report

Added: 11 Sep 2018

New Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) research suggests the key to recruiting more young…

Dyson winners’ invention revolutionises urban wind power

Added: 5 Sep 2018

Two Lancaster University students have won the 2018 UK James Dyson Award for their revolutionary tu…

Food and drink sector embraces benefits of digitalisation in cause of waste reduction

Added: 5 Sep 2018

Smarter measurement technologies are coming to the aid of food and drink manufacturers under pressu…

New role to spearhead OPITO’s global expansion

Added: 4 Sep 2018

Energy industry skills organisation OPITO has appointed its first director of strategic development…

ABB expands cyber security advice team

Added: 4 Sep 2018

ABB has announced the expansion of its cyber security task force to help tackle the threat to UK in…

Like football, pumps expertise requires thinking outside the box...

Added: 3 Sep 2018

“A competent pump supplier is somewhat like a competent coach, they should be able to offer more th…

Industry strategy can't wait for Westminster

Added: 3 Sep 2018

Government and industry appear to occupy two parallel universes when it comes to the subject of 29 …

Food and drink powers output growth

Added: 21 Aug 2018

The food and drink sector enabled output growth to perform strongly for the last quarter to August,…

Firm demands stricter protective equipment checks

Added: 21 Aug 2018

Safety company Arco is calling for government and industry regulators to increase pressure on suppl…

Multi-million investment to establish Scotlands’ role in global hot forging

Added: 13 Aug 2018

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has secured £16.5 million t…

GRE cracks South Korean water cooling market

Added: 13 Aug 2018

UK thermal imaging specialist GRE Ltd has become a force in the Far East smart energy market with t…

EPRSC £1mill grant to develop ‘Internet of Food Things’

Added: 31 Jul 2018

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded a £1.14 million grant to…

The implications for pumps and chemical applications in an uncertain economic climate

Added: 25 Jul 2018

With an eye on the World Cup, The Pump Company’s Peter Staddon returns with his own selection advic…

NECR 2015 Women's Forum

Thames’ STEM female representation is twice FTSE average

Added: 20 Jul 2018

Thames Water has been singled out in a new report for its role in promoting women in STEM.

Cefic predicts ‘modest’ growth for EU chemicals despite global challenges

Added: 17 Jul 2018

Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, has predicted modest production growth of 1.5% for t…