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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…

Waste water treatment plant

Optimising equipment to extract the best AD performance

Added: 8 May 2022

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

Talking factory sense in every language

Added: 6 May 2022

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

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 …

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

Added: 27 Apr 2022

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

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 …

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

Added: 6 Apr 2022

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

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…

Replacement mixer yields productivity benefits

Added: 10 Mar 2022

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

Pumping systems are key to food consistency

Added: 9 Mar 2022

Innovation abounds when it comes to the food and drink sector but there’s nothing new about the goa…

The future of food lies in sustainability and that takes engineering

Added: 4 Mar 2022

Engineering knowhow and the latest biotech can solve the dilemma of producing sustainable food and …

Driverless warehouses can combat industry's recruitment dilemmas

Added: 25 Feb 2022

More warehouse and distribution centre operators see driverless forklift truck technology as the so…

Level measurement advances could be crucial to boosting efficiency

Added: 23 Feb 2022

New year, new plans for post- pandemic expansion and growth. And for process businesses, accessing …

Mixing and blending up with the curve

Added: 2 Feb 2022

Whether making, moving or cleaning with an eye for health and safety, there are plenty of useful in…

Innovation is essential if the food and drink sector is going to keep up with global change

Added: 2 Feb 2022

Automation and process control that was once the stuff of film fantasy is now reality in the food a…