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How technology is boosting emission detection

Added: 16 Oct 2018

Using the right technology to detect gas leaks from your process plant can save money, reduce safet…

How a traditional Scots industry is fuelling sustainability

Added: 4 Oct 2018

Salmon plays a vital role in the Outer Hebrides economy - now, thanks to help from Landia, so too d…

Matt Hale

A new look at piston pumps for food processes

Added: 4 Oct 2018

Matt Hale of HRS explains how food processing challenges, including the need to balance cost and pr…

Can Surface Acoustic Wave technology transform flowmeters?

Added: 2 Oct 2018

Accurate flow control boosts process efficiency and quality, so no wonder companies default to trus…

LED lighting

Lighting as a service - the breakthrough model for industry

Added: 19 Sep 2018

The legacy approach to lighting is outdated. We need a new process model that treats it as a servic…

Five steps to year-round GDPR compliance

Added: 18 Sep 2018

The furore around GDPR implementation has died down and that’s a good thing says Natasha Bougard of…

Data’s important – if you can view it in context

Added: 17 Sep 2018

Collecting data is important but, says Greg Pitcher, displaying it in the optimal way is what will …

Modern mandrels create faster factory flow

Added: 14 Sep 2018

Manual coil changes can be time consuming, not least when a plant is alternating production between…

Rolling bearings – the key to avoid production stoppages

Added: 12 Sep 2018

With more than 30 manufacturing locations in over 20 countries worldwide, the Renolit Group is one …

Food and drink sector embraces benefits of digitalisation in cause of waste reduction

Added: 5 Sep 2018

Smarter measurement technologies are coming to the aid of food and drink manufacturers under pressu…

Hungary for knowledge exchange: monitoring and detection in the spotlight

Added: 15 Aug 2018

It’s been a busy period for monitoring and detection with two key events highlighting the issues an…

Informed maintenance avoids unnecessary replacement

Added: 6 Aug 2018

How would you feel if at a routine health check your doctor informed you that it was time to have y…

Thickness profile measurement system provides Liberty from manual approach

Added: 18 Jul 2018

Liberty Speciality Steel produces high value, precision-engineered alloy and stainless steel produc…

Is it time to embrace variable speed drives?

Added: 18 Jul 2018

Substantial energy savings, improved maintenance, access to detailed real-time intelligence – all t…

It's time for oil and gas to embrace the cost benefits of non-intrusive inspection

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Oil and gas operators are missing a prime opportunity to save on downtime inspection costs yet stil…

Don’t miss out on the information control systems supply

Added: 20 Jun 2018

A range of opportunities have emerged for process manufacturers to listen to their kit in order to …

Kent Introl’s OEM valve diagnostics service benefits major European oil refinery

Added: 31 May 2018

A leading European oil refinery had suffered long term operational issues with a poorly performing …

Industry 4.0 and motion control

Added: 22 May 2018

We know Industry 4.0 is changing the way we do things but how precisely will these changes affect m…

Turck Banner new lines get "down and dirty" on the factory floor

Added: 16 May 2018

Dirty, dangerous, distant and dull – the 4Ds of industrial life continue to drive innovation in ind…

How flow meters are moving beyond I/O controls

Added: 15 May 2018

Greg Pitcher discovers that flow meters are increasingly offering plant managers insight beyond the…