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Patents applications are booming in pharma, biotech and pumps

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Official statistics reveal that pumps, pharma and biotech are boom areas for patents. When competit…

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

Added: 2 Oct 2019

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

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 PC Pumps offer automated solution to reduce workplace injuries

Added: 3 Jun 2019

The food & drink sector accounts for a high proportion of injuries in the process industry, says SE…

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal parts and components is gaining prominence for its potential t…

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 10 Apr 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…

Pump Industry Awards 2019 – pick your winner

Added: 20 Feb 2019

With a total of 37 finalists included in the shortlist of Pump Industry Awards entries for the seve…

Cooperation and engagement promote ongoing safety improvements for Dow

Added: 17 Dec 2018

Covering some 550 hectares, Stade is Dow Chemical Company’s largest German production site. Every y…

CMMS boost for proactive maintenance

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Installing a new CMMS at Wavin’s UK site proved its worth with a boost to preventative maintenance.…

Bulk vision inspection is making the transition from food to pharma

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Modern bulk vision inspection systems could be just as transformative in the pharmaceutical world a…

AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

Valves industry chief calls for more focus on training existing workforce

Added: 29 Nov 2018

Valve and actuator businesses employ 9,000 people and the industry contributes £3bn to the UK econo…

Show Preview: WWEM 2018 and AQE 2018 under one roof for the first time

Added: 29 Oct 2018

Two events will take place at Telford International Centre from 21-22 November, providing process e…

The impact of VFDs upon analytics is a game changer

Added: 17 Oct 2018

GE’s Azeez Mohammed outlines how analytics are giving the process industries the edge, thanks to as…

Something can look like a valve but that doesn't mean it is one

Added: 5 Oct 2018

Ken Roberts of Satron Instruments returns to the subject of field instrument installations with a l…

How a traditional Scots industry is fuelling sustainability

Added: 4 Oct 2018

Salmon plays a vital role in the Outer Hebrides economy - now, thanks to help from Landia, so too d…

Can Surface Acoustic Wave technology transform flowmeters?

Added: 2 Oct 2018

Accurate flow control boosts process efficiency and quality, so no wonder companies default to trus…

How protector seals slash pump bearing failure rates

Added: 20 Sep 2018

With advanced retrofittable bearing protector seals readily available on the market, pump bearings …

LED lighting

Lighting as a service - the breakthrough model for industry

Added: 19 Sep 2018

The legacy approach to lighting is outdated. We need a new process model that treats it as a servic…

How Landia enabled a first for Ireland's biogas pioneers

Added: 25 Jul 2018

Landia chief the late Hugh Vaughan left a lasting legacy when he helped a father and son team creat…