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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 …

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 17 Jun 2019

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

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 …

There’s still room for tradition in condition monitoring

Added: 25 Apr 2018

Modern condition monitoring means smart sensors, data analysis in the Cloud, and artificial intelli…

It’s time we treated our fourth utility – compressed air – with proper attention

Added: 11 Apr 2018

For manufacturers and engineers across the UK, compressed air is just as important as gas and elect…

Netzsch tackles an ATEX pumps challenge for chemical manufacturer

Added: 29 Mar 2018

European commercial and industrial companies must comply with strict regulations regarding manufact…

Apex automated inventory

Apex technology provides a lift for JCB supply chain

Added: 22 Jan 2018

With operations running 24 hours a day, leading equipment manufacturer JCB frequently ran into sign…

Industry 4.0: the antidote to supply chain disruption

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry 4.0 and smart use of data is not disrupting the supply chain, says LLamasoft’s Michael Wal…

Decontamination equipment: the importance of staff training

Added: 18 Sep 2017

You can’t handle hazardous materials without the right tools but managers need to ensure the people…

Case study: single pipework system prevents corrosion fears

Added: 12 Sep 2016

A flexible pipework system has been crucial in protecting assets from corrosion at a multi-million …

Case study: maintenance management upgrade improves efficiency

Added: 9 Aug 2016

Better maintenance management methods transform efficiency levels and work behaviour at a Belgium-b…

Viewpoint: the great cloud computing migration

Added: 20 Jun 2016

Manufacturers need to embrace cloud computing if they are to reap the benefits across all their pro…

Show Preview: March of Maintec

Added: 25 Feb 2016

The Maintec exhibition is set to return to Birmingham’s NEC next month.