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Cool it: temperature demands count for enclosures

Added: 26 Sep 2017

Overcoming temperature and cooling issues, and the availability of robust turnkey solutions, are vi…

Show Preview: Northern Manufacturing & Electronics 2017

Added: 19 Sep 2017

Northern Manufacturing & Electronics, the North’s industrial technology and electronics show, retur…

Motors and drives provide ready market for IIoT and AI

Added: 19 Sep 2017

The future of production across industrial sectors will lead to an augmented adoption of robots, AI…

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…

Viewpoint: is pipe repair too square to move on?

Added: 12 Sep 2017

NCH Europe’s Peter Crossen explains why traditional methods of pipe repair are outdated.

Why rotating machine maintenance is crucial in avoiding downtime

Added: 12 Sep 2017

Rotating machines have the ability to bring production to a grinding halt – is your plant really pr…

Viewpoint: more science teachers spells STEM success

Added: 5 Sep 2017

To fill the STEM shortfall in UK industry, you don’t start with university – you begin with schools…

Show Preview: PPMA Show 2017

Added: 5 Sep 2017

Once again the Processing and Packaging Machinery Association is assembling many of the most forwar…

Under the microscope: AD & bio success will depend on refocusing

Added: 5 Sep 2017

Growing demand for energy, feedstock and alternatives to fossil fuels has increased interest in AD …

Waste not: an energy upgrade isn’t just about changing supplier

Added: 22 Aug 2017

Control industry suppliers are refining their offerings, with the use of energy management systems …

Show Preview: SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Added: 22 Aug 2017

Embracing New Realities: Reinventing our Industry is the central theme for SPE Offshore Europe 2017…

Viewpoint: how automation is tackling plant safety

Added: 1 Aug 2017

EU Automation’s Jonathan Wilkins discusses how new technology and increased automation improves saf…

Case study: how software system solutions gave Lucozade an energy boost

Added: 1 Aug 2017

A leading soft drinks manufacturer looks to human machine interface specialists to improve its ener…

Dust unsettled: combating a danger to health and efficiency in the workplace

Added: 1 Aug 2017

Dust and fumes are the enemy of process-based operations – airborne contaminants present both a hea…

Case study: Xylem brings pumping solutions to beermaker Brewdog

Added: 25 Jul 2017

Craft brewing requires a revolutionary approach to ensure consistency – which is why this Scots bre…

Viewpoint: hydraulic pump performance is not only down to certification

Added: 25 Jul 2017

Oilgear’s David Atkinson explains that hydraulic pump performance is not simply defined by basic ce…

Fit for the purpose: choosing the right valves for efficient flow

Added: 24 Jul 2017

Ensure you have the most effective valves and you minimise a proportion of the risk inherent in man…

Viewpoint: why manufacturers need to get their heads in the clouds

Added: 18 Jul 2017

As we enter the era of the smart factory, Johannes Petrowisch of COPA-DATA discusses the benefits o…

Viewpoint: the benefits of equipment cleaning are crystal clear

Added: 11 Jul 2017

Cleaning equipment in the workplace is perceived as a small and mundane task, but it’s actually one…

Hot topic: thermal imagers power efficiency drive in food and drink

Added: 11 Jul 2017

Thermal imagers have the ability to detect fluctuations across a wide temperature scale, and theref…