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Pump Industry Awards 2019 – pick your winner

Added: 20 Feb 2019

With a total of 37 finalists included in the shortlist of Pump Industry Awards entries for the seve…

Voting opens as PIA awards finalists revealed

Added: 14 Feb 2019

Nearly 40 nominees have been shortlisted for this year’s Pump Industry Awards, with the largest num…

Revolutionary’s influence on UK manufacturing unbroken 140 years on

Added: 11 Feb 2019

The company which helped revolutionise manufacturing with the invention of the bush-roller chain th…

Landmark BPMA agreement with Lancaster University

Added: 7 Feb 2019

British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) representatives have signed a co-operation agreement …

Chester to offer UK’s first IChemE-accredited degree apprenticeship

Added: 1 Feb 2019

The University of Chester’s Faculty of Science and Engineering and major employers in the region ha…

Report warns of ‘scant progress’ in UK engineering education after five years

Added: 31 Jan 2019

The author of the first Government-commissioned review into engineering education has warned that “…

Research

UK invests a quarter billion in global research collaborations

Added: 22 Jan 2019

Science and universities minister Chris Skidmore has announced a slew of international research col…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Alderley's £10 mill development to address UK's lab space shortage

Added: 17 Dec 2018

The UK’s largest single site bioscience campus, Alderley Park, is to be expanded by 50,000 sq ft af…

CMMS boost for proactive maintenance

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Installing a new CMMS at Wavin’s UK site proved its worth with a boost to preventative maintenance.…

Bulk vision inspection is making the transition from food to pharma

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Modern bulk vision inspection systems could be just as transformative in the pharmaceutical world a…

Wilo MD is new BPMA president

Added: 10 Dec 2018

Managing director of Wilo UK Richard Harden has been elected as the new president of the British Pu…

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…

Valves industry chief calls for more focus on training existing workforce

Added: 29 Nov 2018

Valve and actuator businesses employ 9,000 people and the industry contributes £3bn to the UK econo…