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Control strategies are vital for rapid temperature changes

Added: 27 Nov 2019

Manufacturing processes that rely on rapid temperature change can easily result in bottlenecks in a…

Water industry seeks to balances sustainability and connectivity

Added: 27 Nov 2019

Sustainability, connectivity and the legislative framework are shaping water use across process sec…

Company reaps the real-time benefits of IT-OT convergence

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Companies understand the need for IT and OT convergence but can be thwarted by their fragmented inf…

Instrumentation is still vital to process advancement

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Industry 4.0 and instrumentation have a symbiotic relationship, with both enhancing one another. It…

Clean steam provides a green option to counter contamination

Added: 13 Nov 2019

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

Predictive strategies always produce a process benefit

Added: 13 Nov 2019

Adopting an effective predictive maintenance strategy not only slashes production costs, it also me…

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…

Enclosures are becoming better tailored to customer needs

Added: 30 Oct 2019

Open your mind to enclosures because a raft of advances means process engineers can pick the right …

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…

Patents applications are booming in pharma, biotech and pumps

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Official statistics reveal that pumps, pharma and biotech are boom areas for patents. When competit…

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…

On the level: Different techniques employed for non-contacting radar transmitters

Added: 11 Oct 2019

Non-contacting radar transmitters use either pulse or frequency modulated continuous wave modulatio…

Automation has transformed hazard safety approaches

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The influence of automation is being felt throughout the process industries. That includes safety a…

Boilers: It’s what you know and who you know

Added: 2 Oct 2019

They play a crucial role in industrial processes but getting a grip on boiler and steam performance…

Formulae for success: Pharma’s business model has the tools to enable change

Added: 2 Oct 2019

Patent cliffs, biosimilars, regulatory demands and counterfeiting are piling on the pressure but th…

Sector leaders pay tribute to Pump Industry Awards 'lifetime opportunity'

Added: 24 Sep 2019

While nominations are open for the Pump Industry Awards 2020, the prestigious Lifetime Achievement …

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…