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'Interesting times' beckon for pharma and biotech

Added: 4 Sep 2019

The scale of pharmaceutical counterfeiting can be staggering to behold – whether in terms of the nu…

Patent sense for pumps and pharmaceuticals

Added: 4 Sep 2019

The area where pumps intersects with pharma and biotech is thriving and growing. Patent application…

Stasis or industry for the process sectors?

Added: 22 Jul 2019

A mighty, Brexit-sized freeze frame has sat around the process industries for the last three years.

Pumps maintenance needs to combine DIY with good advice

Added: 22 Jul 2019

Do it Yourself is a motto best applied with caution within the increasingly refined pumps systems a…

Remember to count industry among the climate worriers

Added: 13 May 2019

The appearances of the youthful environmentalist Greta Thunberg have drawn some predictably Old Buf…

Look East for pumps priorities

Added: 13 May 2019

Even before the axis of global power had shifted so far eastwards, we had grown accustomed to laggi…

Technical advance helps downstream negotiate the petrochemical switch

Added: 19 Mar 2019

“Global energy demand is growing… fuelled by a bigger middle class coming on the market with more c…

Digitalisation could transform oil and gas pumping

Added: 19 Mar 2019

The concept of reliability is both a watchword and in some ways a curse for the oil and gas sector.

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…

Pumps sector must enhance its automation awareness

Added: 14 Jan 2019

The recent success of Seepex’s award-winning Smart Dosing Pump at last year’s ACHEMA show is a remi…

A process sector that lies on the cyber frontline, daily

Added: 12 Nov 2018

Of all the various process industries, the energy and utilities sectors are the most at risk in tod…

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…

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 …

Water

Water recycling achieves a full circle

Added: 8 May 2018

What would those great Victorian public health pioneers John Snow and Joseph Bazalgette have made o…

Investing in pumps modernisation is essential for survival

Added: 8 May 2018

It’s a bald reminder to anyone who assesses a product’s overall cost purely on the basis of its pri…

Subsea platform

Another dimension for pumps

Added: 6 Apr 2018

The traditional belief in the oil and gas industry that reliability needs to come first where techn…

Brand new age for STEM recruitment

Added: 22 Mar 2018

Words such as branding and marketing are, one suspects, anathema to the average engineer.

It's do or die for food industry digitalisation

Added: 5 Jan 2018

How many times do we hear the assertion that necessity is the mother of invention? Let us hope that…