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Michele Windsor on the overlooked element for effective industrial logistics

Added: 11 Sep 2019

While we know reliable power is essential for effective logistics, we tend to ignore the role of ba…

How monitoring advances are aiding maintenance today

Added: 11 Sep 2019

Adopting a condition-based maintenance approach is becoming simpler and more cost effective as new …

Boilers: It’s what you know and who you know

Added: 4 Sep 2019

They play a crucial role in industrial processes but getting a grip on boiler and steam performance…

Formulae for success: Pharma’s business model has the tools to enable change

Added: 4 Sep 2019

Patent cliffs, biosimilars, regulatory demands and counterfeiting are piling on the pressure but th…

'Food manufacturers must take the lead on salt and sugar levels'

Added: 29 Aug 2019

Calls for manufacturers to do more to address public health concerns around salt and sugar are righ…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 28 Aug 2019

When faulty blowers threatened a water company’s filtration system, Sulzer identified valves as the…

Pumps experts find new opportunities in the expanding chemical sector

Added: 28 Aug 2019

Chemicals will provide sustained business opportunities for pump companies working in the sector. A…

Quality pumps extract the best from hazardous by-products

Added: 23 Aug 2019

In the aluminium refining process, scrap is melted in rotary or reverberating furnaces under a bath…

IT/OT convergence: greater accuracy, agile responses and happy stakeholders

Added: 21 Aug 2019

Novotek’s George Walker explains how, as with smartphones, modern industrial firms’ IT and OT opera…

Once 3D vision fell short but not any more

Added: 21 Aug 2019

It used to be too expensive and too slow to suit many industrial applications, but now there are te…

Nuclear know-how gets to heart of a critical pumps issue

Added: 19 Aug 2019

By asking the right questions, Sulzer helped reduce power demand for a critical pump serving a nucl…

Precision flow cuts costs for water authority

Added: 15 Aug 2019

Keen to put an end to expensive, time consuming calibration and measurement methods to maintain wat…

The importance of proper planning for height safety

Added: 14 Aug 2019

Designing a height safety system is essential from the start of any project, insists HCL Safety‘s S…

Rotating machinery is getting wise to 4.0 maintenance

Added: 14 Aug 2019

As Industry 4.0 takes hold, predictive maintenance for crucial rotating machinery is gaining promin…

Understanding Arc Flash jargon can help you save lives

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Arc Flash is a daily risk for those working in the utilities sector. So it’s essential, says ProGAR…

Why packaging mustn’t become the weak link in your cold chain

Added: 31 Jul 2019

Cold chain technology is vital for efficient food production, says Advanta’s Miguel Campos. It’s ti…

There’s plenty for the chemical industry to do outside of Brexit

Added: 31 Jul 2019

We can blame Brexit for much but there’s work for the chemicals sector to be doing around regulatio…

Robot pulling power gives traditional brewer the edge on loading

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Sometimes, it’s the most traditional brands that are at the cutting edge of automation. Adnams was …

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 24 Jul 2019

Bürkert’s Greg Wainhouse examines how the wastewater and brewing sectors employ process optimisatio…

Delivering a better SAP system without harming product line or the bottom line

Added: 22 Jul 2019

Installing a new SAP system at short notice to boost stock management was a tall order but CSB mana…