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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…

Once 3D vision fell short but not any more

Added: 21 Aug 2019

It used to be too expensive and too slow to suit many industrial applications, but now there are te…

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…

Precision flow cuts costs for water authority

Added: 15 Aug 2019

Keen to put an end to expensive, time consuming calibration and measurement methods to maintain wat…

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 packaging mustn’t become the weak link in your cold chain

Added: 31 Jul 2019

Cold chain technology is vital for efficient food production, says Advanta’s Miguel Campos. It’s ti…

Robot pulling power gives traditional brewer the edge on loading

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Sometimes, it’s the most traditional brands that are at the cutting edge of automation. Adnams was …

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 24 Jul 2019

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

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…

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 …

Sympathetic actuators provide an answer to Britain’s ageing pipework  

Added: 15 Jul 2019

AUMA Actuators’ Paul Hopkins explains how the Victorian’s visionary approach is causing headaches f…

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…

Fish friendly pump stations help save a threatened species

Added: 26 Jun 2019

The European Eel is a species in rapid decline and pumps are part of the problem. Unless, that is, …

Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 18 Jun 2019

You can’t ignore the impact of IIoT in the process sectors but you might miss one low key yet signi…

New measurement tools can help firms to monetise data

Added: 18 Jun 2019

As sophisticated new measurement devices become available, businesses are unaware they could be sit…

Chopper pumps provide robust solution for unscreened sludge

Added: 13 Jun 2019

The failures of unscreened sludge mixing is a reminder of the benefits that chopper pumps can provi…

Gas detection is moving up a level thanks to wireless

Added: 12 Jun 2019

Thanks to advances in wireless gas detection technology, process engineering facilities are now bet…

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…

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 …