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Protect to thrive: meeting the growing cybersecurity threat

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Increasingly sophisticated threats, limited internal experience and a lack of cybersecurity culture…

Factors to consider before postponing statutory inspections

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Many companies find themselves urgently needing to decide whether to postpone major maintenance int…

Why you need XY coordinated for accuracy

Added: 4 Jun 2020

Electronic Manufacturing Solutions’ Jonathan Plummer on the benefits of XY Data and its role in sav…

Robots provide pick and pack solution

Added: 29 May 2020

CKF Systems utilised ABB high speed robots to help a customer pick and pack snack product...

Telehandle with care for process safety

Added: 27 May 2020

Telehandlers are ubiquitous in many process sectors yet can pose a deadly hazard, warns Brigade Ele…

Intelligent software enhances process maintenance

Added: 27 May 2020

An increasing array of software products continues to transform the complexity of upkeeping operati…

High efficiency and low shear pumping solution

Added: 24 May 2020

The UK’s only sugar beet producer needed to combine high efficiency with low shear pumping and velo…

LED lighting

Lighting for hazardous environments

Added: 20 May 2020

Ken Eddleston of Chalmit discusses the factors companies working in hazardous environments must con…

Knowledge of the right tools is vital for effective mixing and blending

Added: 13 May 2020

Turning solids into liquid isn’t alchemy but it depends upon making the right judgement when choosi…

Lockdown adds to the energy sector’s challenges

Added: 13 May 2020

As if climate change, the energy trilemma and Brexit’s aftermath weren’t sufficient concerns, the s…

WMFTG finds pumps solution for challenging foodstuff

Added: 8 May 2020

Some pumps find demanding food ingredients too hard to handle without damaging the end product. Wat…

Robotics provides answer for scaling up production

Added: 30 Apr 2020

Artisan beer production often operate at small scale. Robotics offers the cost effective solution t…

Efficient pumps pay their way in ROI

Added: 30 Apr 2020

A refinery achieved improved performance from its pumps with help from Sulzer to deliver a return o…

VSD blowers ensure reduced maintenance programme

Added: 23 Apr 2020

Installing modern VSD rotary screw blowers, Scottish Water's Nigg wastewater treatment works now ac…

VFDs point the way forward for tackling animal feed crisis

Added: 22 Apr 2020

Growing demand for animal and fish food protein means more facilities will need controlled, ambient…

Shadowboards are a simple aid to achieving an effective inventory

Added: 21 Apr 2020

Thriving businesses don’t only need high tech answers. Even in this day and age the shadow board pr…

Today’s data-led safety processes take a wider view

Added: 15 Apr 2020

There’s a bigger picture to safety improvements than the workplace alone, says Safety io’s Matt DeL…

Electrical testing is more plant-centred – with good reason

Added: 15 Apr 2020

The focus for electrical safety and testing issues is shifting attention from causes outside the fa…

Modern overhaul to historic site aids environment and efficiency

Added: 13 Apr 2020

Bedford Pumps came up with a modern solution to ensure a historic pumping site could boost its effe…

Innovation puts predictive powers at your fingertips

Added: 8 Apr 2020

To harness the best from predictive maintenance tools and processes, there is no escaping the need …