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In the mix as blending systems get more adventurous

Added: 3 Jun 2019

Process manufacturers are becoming increasingly savvy about the business benefits of refining their…

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…

Why packaging mustn't become the weak link in your cold chain

Added: 3 Jun 2019

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

How a smart switch solved a brewer’s overflow dilemma

Added: 29 May 2019

A good head on your beer isn’t helpful when foam confuses your production overflow system. A change…

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 …

Korean boom industry turns to UK firm for pipeline guarantees

Added: 22 May 2019

Asia’s regasification sector is growing and this has increased interest in High Integrity Pressure …

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 15 May 2019

Technological advances have paved the way for environmentally-friendly and increasingly effective w…

A lesson in balancing efficiency with the maintenance of brand quality

Added: 8 May 2019

How do you improve process efficiency at a legendary brand without damaging the quality of the prod…

Getting with the program: CMMS is no longer one-size-fits-all

Added: 8 May 2019

Expect more from today’s CMMS, advises Michelle Knott. Systems are becoming increasingly sophistica…

Testing times: Safety and Brexi-tricity

Added: 24 Apr 2019

While much of the process industry is concerned about Brexit, electrical safety experts are unruffl…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 24 Apr 2019

What’s the answer when you install a state of the art process system but can’t train staff on it wi…

Not all the answers lie in the Cloud, they could be on the Edge

Added: 17 Apr 2019

As connected devices continue to churn out massive amounts of data for analysis, edge computing is …

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal parts and components is gaining prominence for its potential t…

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 10 Apr 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…

You may be further down the Industry 4.0 road than you think

Added: 10 Apr 2019

Yes, it’s a challenge and a necessity to embrace 4.0 technologies for maintenance needs but the ben…

Relubrication is the key to recycling ball bearings

Added: 3 Apr 2019

Chris Johnson of SMB Bearings explains the sudden surge in popularity of reusing and recycling ball…

High performance sealing systems for critical pumps

Added: 2 Apr 2019

There are various challenges faced by engineers across the world when it comes to high performance …

GE Maintenance

The six rules for successful reactive maintenance and emergency repair

Added: 1 Apr 2019

While much effort in the process industries is placed on predictive maintenance, reactive maintenan…

Oil and gas seeks more emphasis on energy efficiency from its pumps

Added: 27 Mar 2019

The recent history of the oil and gas sector has been one of ups and downs. It has always expected …