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New approach to data anlaytics provides the way forward for UK chemicals

Added: 10 Aug 2022

The chemicals sector can look forward to a boom period if it adapts to new-era analytics and finds …

Looking for further efficiencies in your company’s pumping systems

Added: 27 Jul 2022

The relationship between pump system efficiency and effective use of energy is well documented but …

Straightforward steps to put carbon cutting ideals into practice

Added: 27 Jul 2022

Few process firms are unaware of the importance of tackling their carbon footprint but for many the…

Automation enables firm to drive contract storage ambitions

Added: 13 Jul 2022

Britain’s largest bottling and storage independent wanted to ramp up its customer supply. Automatio…

In-situ tech makes big improvement in field measurement

Added: 13 Jul 2022

Accurate measurement in field conditions is difficult, says guest contributor Dr Bruno Pinguet, yet…

Mechanical trapped key safety interlocks offer a way round human error in production

Added: 29 Jun 2022

Mechanical trapped key safety interlocks have a vital role in reducing scope for human error and av…

International Women in Engineering Day #INWED22 

Added: 22 Jun 2022

#INWED22 – International Women in Engineering Day is an occasion to mark the progress of females in…

Replacement mixer yields productivity benefits

Added: 15 Jun 2022

With Landia input, a state of the art energy-from-food waste operation has upped its yields by near…

Process firms need to look to themselves for energy savings

Added: 15 Jun 2022

Striking that essential balance between affordable, secure and sustainable energy became harder tha…

Talking factory sense in every language

Added: 1 Jun 2022

Language barriers provide obstacles to safety and efficiency in the industrial workplace but techno…

Optimising equipment to extract the best AD performance

Added: 1 Jun 2022

Anaerobic digestion plant performance depends on reliability and getting the most out of the feedst…

Safety and efficiency: collaborators, not competitors

Added: 10 May 2022

Protecting staff should be a priority for all businesses, but how can it be done so that productivi…

Always suit the materials to the industrial application

Added: 9 May 2022

Using operating parts made of high-quality materials is crucial to ensure reliability and stability…

Precision, service life and accuracy are the valve essentials

Added: 4 May 2022

Accuracy may be key for a continuous control valve, but so is maintaining precision and service lif…

Pumping systems make big contribution to preventative maintenance in chemicals sector

Added: 4 May 2022

Seen in isolation, many of the improvements in pumps, valves and flow systems offer small benefits …

How policing the ’chain’ gangs became a lot smarter

Added: 20 Apr 2022

Counterfeit products are a greater threat than ever before, warns Domino Printing Sciences' Adem Ku…

Time-Sensitive Networking: the gamechanger for Industry 4.0

Added: 20 Apr 2022

Christian Bergdahl of HMS Industrial Networks explains why Time-Sensitive Networking is a gamechang…

Strengthening the supply chain

Added: 6 Apr 2022

Ongoing disruptions continue to impact companies and customers, says Tim Doggett. Here he explains …

Why process safety and preventative maintenance go hand in hand

Added: 21 Mar 2022

When operating a heat transfer system, the key to maintenance is dealing with the problem, not the …

Sludge treatment upgrade provides winning recipe

Added: 17 Mar 2022

Veolia’s project to convert a sludge treatment facility for anaerobic digestion necessitated some S…