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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-…

Why instrumentation is key for digitalisation

Added: 21 Jan 2020

Automation and digitalisation are dominating the environment but the pressure to marry efficiency w…

Energy efficiency is good for the environment but also for business

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Process operators deploying heat exchange technology realise there’s an appreciable gain to be had …

Tech innovation in the food and drink sector: gains and risks

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Making more food products faster and more flexibly while remaining accountable and cyber safe stimu…

Industrial wearables are getting smarter - in both senses

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Gone are the days of clunky steel-toe capped boots, oversized fluorescent jackets and poorly fittin…

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…

Effective calibration ensures top quality instrumentation

Added: 18 Dec 2019

The long-standing relationship between materials expert Solvay and process automation leader Endres…

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…

Ofwat pressure fosters innovative water monitoring

Added: 4 Dec 2019

Better asset management at no extra cost is the mantra from Ofwat. That’s helping to drive efficien…

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…

Company reaps the real-time benefits of IT-OT convergence

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Companies understand the need for IT and OT convergence but can be thwarted by their fragmented inf…

Instrumentation is still vital to process advancement

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Industry 4.0 and instrumentation have a symbiotic relationship, with both enhancing one another. It…

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 …

Retrofit saves Wessex Water recycle site from population overload

Added: 5 Nov 2019

When a fast growing West Country town put a strain on the water recycling plant, it was an opportun…

‘Food manufacturers must take the lead on salt and sugar levels’

Added: 30 Oct 2019

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

Quality pumps extract the best from hazardous by-products

Added: 22 Oct 2019

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

Seal solution sustains pump reliability for dairy firm

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Sustaining pump reliability was a challenge for an environmentally conscious dairy until AESSEAL ex…

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…

On the level: Different techniques employed for non-contacting radar transmitters

Added: 11 Oct 2019

Non-contacting radar transmitters use either pulse or frequency modulated continuous wave modulatio…

Automation has transformed hazard safety approaches

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The influence of automation is being felt throughout the process industries. That includes safety a…