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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…

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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 & drink: an industry facing some difficult choices

Added: 2 May 2017

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

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…

HpE Process provides bespoke product recovery system for Knorr brand

HpE Process Ltd | Added: 9 Feb 2017

Knorr, the internationally recognised brand owned by Unilever, produces food products for consumers…

Plant Equipment: weighing up the options for increased productivity

Added: 30 Jan 2017

Multi-head weighers make for faster packaging, but not at the expense of accurate measurement. The …

Food & drink: monitoring the cost of faulty pumps

Added: 24 Jan 2017

Defective pumps can interrupt food production at considerable cost. Little wonder condition monitor…

YSI analysers make impact in US food and beverage industry

Added: 17 Jan 2017

YSI Life Sciences’ biochemistry analysers have found an important role in several industries throug…

Food and drink: the vital contribution of product recovery

Added: 3 Jan 2017

As consumer choice increases, the advantages of hygienic, cost-effective and eco-friendly product r…

Compact pumps for sensitive ingredients

Added: 6 Dec 2016

CSF MAE progressive cavity self-priming pumps are suited to transferring low viscosity products, sa…

Dixon Europe displays range of hoses for different applications

Dixon Group Europe Ltd | Added: 8 Nov 2016

Dixon Europe manufactures hoses and industrial hose assemblies for a variety of industries. These i…

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Physics focus ‘can help’ food & drink manufacturing post-Brexit

Added: 26 Oct 2016

The president of the Institute of Physics (IOP) has said a focus on physics could help UK food and …

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Brexit vote chips food & drink confidence

Added: 12 Oct 2016

Britain’s vote to leave the EU has rocked confidence among the UK’s food and drink manufacturers, a…

Case study: brewery benefits from bringing in new PLC

Added: 10 Oct 2016

A small-scale US brewery introduced a programmable logic controller to its operations, resulting in…

Viewpoint: sniffing out a solution to foul food smells

Added: 4 Oct 2016

Foul odours caused by poor wastewater management can result in a variety of problems for food and b…

Food & drink: tackling the threat of product recalls

Louisa Hearn | Added: 3 Oct 2016

Product recalls are an unwelcome feature in the manufacturing landscape, so what will it take to ma…

Editor’s comment: counting the cost of faulty foods

Louisa Hearn | Added: 3 Oct 2016

Product recalls are one portion of the food processing sector we’d all like to send packing. But po…

Case study: new packaging technology on the bread line

Added: 25 Sep 2016

Bakery expands its production capabilities with the installation of new automation technology.

Case study: benefit of thermal fluid system is no small beer

Added: 30 Aug 2016

A micro-brewery in Buckinghamshire is one of only a handful of UK companies to have updated its sys…