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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…

Michele Windsor on the overlooked element for effective industrial logistics

Added: 19 Jul 2019

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

Blockchain will release the energy industry's potential

Added: 17 Jul 2019

The energy industry is understandably cautious about blockchain technology, but we should heed the …

State of the art burners enable brickworks to build on efficiency

Added: 10 Jul 2019

A traditional manufacturer found a cutting-edge solution when its furnaces needed to adapt to diffe…

Pipes can keep data flowing

Added: 3 Jul 2019

Analysing the data from sensors attached to pipes and connectors helps keep process plants running …

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 17 Jun 2019

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

The importance of proper planning for height safety

Added: 12 Jun 2019

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

In the mix as blending systems get more adventurous

Added: 3 Jun 2019

Process manufacturers are becoming increasingly savvy about the business benefits of refining their…

Crystal, not balls: A grounded 4.0 guide hits the mark

Added: 29 May 2019

Proctor and Wilkins’ latest volume on the industrial present and future gains from its grounding in…

How to ensure your operation is digitally mature for the 4.0 world

Added: 28 May 2019

Clare Darlison of Idhammar Systems explains why manufacturers must take digital maturity seriously …

Korean boom industry turns to UK firm for pipeline guarantees

Added: 22 May 2019

Asia’s regasification sector is growing and this has increased interest in High Integrity Pressure …

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 15 May 2019

Technological advances have paved the way for environmentally-friendly and increasingly effective w…

GE Maintenance

The six rules for successful reactive maintenance and emergency repair

Added: 1 Apr 2019

While much effort in the process industries is placed on predictive maintenance, reactive maintenan…

Efficiency of costly compressed air is vital

Added: 6 Mar 2019

Compressed air is a key utility for manufacturing but it doesn’t come cheap. That’s why it’s import…

What is powering the growth of the global heat exchanger market?

Added: 6 Feb 2019

Energy efficiency, eating habits and global industrialisation are among several factors helping cre…

Bedford knowhow secures a multimillion entry to a new global market

Added: 28 Nov 2018

When one of the world’s biggest fertiliser companies turned to Bedford Pumps for help, it opened up…

Don’t overlook those pipes in the workplace

Added: 7 Nov 2018

Greg Pitcher asks whether the seemingly nondescript tubes spread across your plant could be working…

Technological advances are bringing greater precision to mixing and blending

Added: 2 Oct 2018

Hard-pressed engineers facing mixing and blending challenges should forget traditional models and f…

On the boil: How strict are the new emissions rules for medium combustion plant?

Added: 5 Sep 2018

Legislation governing emissions on medium combustion plant – such as boilers – came into effect at …

Box it clever: Enclosures are vital and so is their need for evolution

Added: 22 Aug 2018

Enclosures are at the heart of the engineering industry but these vital pieces of kit must continue…