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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…

Control strategies are vital for rapid temperature changes

Added: 11 Oct 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: 9 Oct 2019

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

The hazardous limits to bringing your own device to the workplace

Added: 19 Sep 2019

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

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…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 28 Aug 2019

When faulty blowers threatened a water company’s filtration system, Sulzer identified valves as the…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

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…