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Government customs union plan draws mixed reaction from industry

Added: 15 Aug 2017

The government’s plan for an interim customs union with the EU has drawn a mixed reaction from memb…

Laboratory contamination

Reduced demand prompts closure of Staffordshire’s council-run laboratory

Added: 31 Jul 2017

One of the last local authority-run laboratories in England is to be closed with the loss of 16 pos…

Case study: Xylem brings pumping solutions to beermaker Brewdog

Added: 25 Jul 2017

Craft brewing requires a revolutionary approach to ensure consistency – which is why this Scots bre…

Hot topic: thermal imagers power efficiency drive in food and drink

Added: 11 Jul 2017

Thermal imagers have the ability to detect fluctuations across a wide temperature scale, and theref…

‘Act now to boost UK food and drink’s global competitiveness’

Added: 10 Jul 2017

Government must act fast to ensure that the food and drink sector in Britain maintains its workforc…

EngineeringUK announces new chief executive

Added: 5 Jul 2017

EngineeringUK announced today that Mark Titterington has been appointed as its new chief executive.

News viewpoint: how the General Election result will affect the process sectors

Added: 4 Jul 2017

The hung parliament that has emerged diminishes the likelihood of a hard Brexit, but brings other p…

Admix mixing equipment makes its mark on food and beverage processing

Added: 4 Jul 2017

As a manufacturer of innovative stainless steel mixing technologies, Admix designs products and pro…

Sellafield nuclear facility

Process leaders demand Brexit scrutiny and safeguards after Queen's Speech

Added: 21 Jun 2017

Early responses from process industry leaders to the Queen’s Speech outlining the Government’s appr…

Oracle rapid analyser boasts speed and accuracy in determining fat content

CEM Microwave Technology Ltd | Added: 20 Jun 2017

CEM’s Oracle fat analyser utilises rapid time-domain nuclear magnetic resonance (TD-NMR) to measure…

Election analysis: What’s the effect for Brexit and the process industries?

Added: 9 Jun 2017

The hung parliament that has resulted from the general election has increased uncertainty over the …

Food & drink: an industry facing some difficult choices

Added: 5 Jun 2017

With a quarter of its workforce and a majority of imports and exports deriving from the EU, plus a …

shiw

Former Labour MP Iain Wright replaces Stan Higgins as NEPIC chief

Added: 1 Jun 2017

Former Labour MP Iain Wright has been named as the new chief executive officer of the North East Pr…

Whisky

UK food and drink exports grow to £4.9bn in Q1

Added: 31 May 2017

Global exports of UK food and drink products grew to £4.9 billion in the first quarter of 2017 – re…

More than £0.3 mill in R&D on offer to engineering innovators

Added: 30 May 2017

Seven engineering innovators will have the chance to share £350,000 of R&D support in a competition…

Research

Academies: Brexit will see multi-million pound gap in STEM research support

Added: 24 May 2017

Britain’s departure from the European Union will leave a significant gap in support for the country…

Manufacturing Barometer

Report warns half of all Scots jobs to be automated by 2030

Added: 8 May 2017

Nearly one in two jobs in Scotland are at risk of automation by the end of the next decade, suggest…

Editor’s comment: Election could produce a Brexit reality check

Added: 3 May 2017

It has been impossible this year to contemplate any sector within the process industries while avoi…

fdf manifesto

FDF manifesto outlines five key policies next government should implement

Added: 3 May 2017

The Food and Drink Federation has launched its 2017 manifesto, which outlines five key policies it …

Food manufacturer Moy Park fined £200k for engineer laceration

Added: 17 Apr 2017

Food manufacturer Moy Park has been fined £200,000 following an incident in which an engineer suffe…