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Cloud advances push condition monitoring to new limits

Added: 23 Jan 2019

Across the process industries condition monitoring is playing an ever vital role. Lucky then, repor…

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 21 Jan 2019

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

Harnessing AR and VR is key for training the UK’s millennial workforce

Added: 16 Jan 2019

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

Interface level measurement can be a challenge but solutions exist

Added: 16 Jan 2019

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all level measurement solution for tackling multi-interface levels of l…

Pumps to sustain a business and the environment

Added: 16 Jan 2019

On a remote farm, sustainability is a business as well as an environmental choice and it has to wor…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 15 Jan 2019

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

Avoid generator fuel tank contamination and unnecessary downtime

Added: 14 Jan 2019

The introduction of bio-content in fuel creates potential for generator contamination issues. Steve…

Don’t overlook fugitive emissions imaging technology

Added: 8 Jan 2019

Measures are being taken to make optical gas imaging more cost-effective and accessible, but in the…

Cooperation and engagement promote ongoing safety improvements for Dow

Added: 17 Dec 2018

Covering some 550 hectares, Stade is Dow Chemical Company’s largest German production site. Every y…

CMMS boost for proactive maintenance

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Installing a new CMMS at Wavin’s UK site proved its worth with a boost to preventative maintenance.…

Bulk vision inspection is making the transition from food to pharma

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Modern bulk vision inspection systems could be just as transformative in the pharmaceutical world a…

How an industrial setback produced a heat transfer solution

Added: 10 Dec 2018

An industrial accident caused serious damage to a plant but opened the way for a redesign of proces…

AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

Storm pumps ensure pump station functions in all weathers

Added: 3 Dec 2018

It may not be grim up North but it certainly rains more in Yorkshire than many other areas. That pu…

Valves industry chief calls for more focus on training existing workforce

Added: 29 Nov 2018

Valve and actuator businesses employ 9,000 people and the industry contributes £3bn to the UK econo…

Boosting staff awareness prompts process efficiencies

Added: 28 Nov 2018

People are the most important asset in a business, so when it came to promoting process efficiency,…

Bedford knowhow secures a multimillion entry to a new global market

Added: 28 Nov 2018

When one of the world’s biggest fertiliser companies turned to Bedford Pumps for help, it opened up…

Pumps have a vital role to play in the energy and utilities sector

Added: 28 Nov 2018

For manufacturers seeking opportunities for growth in the UK and abroad, growing reliance on renewa…

Using new energy technologies to transform business efficiency

Added: 21 Nov 2018

New technologies will allow businesses to better control energy use in order to reduce cost and dri…

Is the Industrial Internet of Things a reality?

Added: 20 Nov 2018

While IIoT is fast becoming a fact for some businesses, Robert Smith asks if the majority of engine…