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Scaling up efficiency and sustainability with AkzoNobel

Added: 22 Jan 2020

Siemens has helped ensure the entire manufacturing process at paint giant AkzoNobel’s state-of-the-…

Electrification is spreading and that will increase the focus on power quality

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Electrical engineers can expect substantial challenges in the years ahead, warns REO UK’s Steve Hug…

Pumps ensure Severn Trent renewables strategy yields greater results

Added: 2 Jan 2020

Severn Trent was already a leader in harnessing renewable energy but had ambitious plans to do more…

The hazardous limits to bringing your own device to the workplace

Added: 11 Dec 2019

Sophie Hand of EU Automation, assesses whether personal devices are equipped for hazardous environm…

Control strategies are vital for rapid temperature changes

Added: 27 Nov 2019

Manufacturing processes that rely on rapid temperature change can easily result in bottlenecks in a…

Clean steam provides a green option to counter contamination

Added: 13 Nov 2019

The Natural Fruit & Beverage Co. embarked on a project to transition to clean steam generation for …

Severn Glocon valve technology aims for maritime safety advance

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Extreme technical demands associated with a critical safety system on an offshore platforms are bei…

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

Added: 18 Sep 2019

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

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…

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…

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…

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 24 Jul 2019

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

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 …

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 …

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…

Health and safety training needs to support innovation

Added: 22 Aug 2018

To develop a proactive health and safety culture that encourages innovation and better performance,…

Rotating equipment requires thought about bearings

Added: 11 Jul 2018

Michelle Knott discovers that it’s vital to put bearings on the agenda in any discussion about the …

A guide to picking the right blower for wastewater aeration

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Aeration is a key process within wastewater treatment plants, forming the secondary treatment stage…

Sheffield AMRC gets safety compliance under the COSHH

Added: 9 May 2018

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) specialises in carrying out world class research …