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LED lighting

Lighting as a service - the breakthrough model for industry

Added: 19 Sep 2018

The legacy approach to lighting is outdated. We need a new process model that treats it as a servic…

Modern mandrels create faster factory flow

Added: 14 Sep 2018

Manual coil changes can be time consuming, not least when a plant is alternating production between…

Thickness profile measurement system provides Liberty from manual approach

Added: 18 Jul 2018

Liberty Speciality Steel produces high value, precision-engineered alloy and stainless steel produc…

How holistic analytics saved a company from losing business worth millions

Added: 20 Jun 2018

Honeywell expertise helped save one client business worth $20 million a year by rapidly identifying…

Sine pumps optimise high viscosity resin delivery

Added: 24 May 2018

One of the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturers, Enercon, relies on its pumps to deliver prot…

Emerson Global Users Exchange EMEA 2018, The Hague

Added: 9 Apr 2018

Size, as they say, isn’t everything. Yet, with 1600 attendees from more than 50 countries and aroun…

Spirax Sarco solves metal refiner's carbon efficiency challenge

Added: 31 Oct 2017

The precious metal refining industry notoriously consumes significant amounts of heat and chemicals…

Industry 4.0: the antidote to supply chain disruption

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry 4.0 and smart use of data is not disrupting the supply chain, says LLamasoft’s Michael Wal…

Process safety: smart enclosures

Rob Smith | Added: 4 Apr 2016

Materials specification and innovative design are modernising the enclosures market, writes Robert …

Liz Fletcher, Beamex

Calibration: Field factors

Added: 22 Jan 2016

The case for calibrating equipment in either a workshop or the field is not always black and white,…

Process safety engineer

Process safety: cleaning house

Rob Smith | Added: 19 Jan 2016

Failure to recognise hazards in process plants could prove fatal, writes Robert Smith.

Heat exchanger

Step change for heat exchangers

Added: 11 Jan 2016

The transition from shell-and-tube to plate heat exchangers is gathering pace, writes Michelle Knot…

Ashtead critical care

Critical care

Added: 17 Dec 2015

There are real advantages to be gained from renting specialist equipment, writes Will Russell of As…

Additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing: new frontiers

Added: 10 Nov 2015

From humble beginnings, additive manufacturing has evolved into a process that impacts almost every…

Atlas Copco Z compressor

Compressing costs

Added: 20 May 2015

New energy-efficient technologies mean compressors needn’t cost the earth.

Ed Miliband

Election skills

Added: 6 May 2015

Following tomorrow’s general election, key engineering issues such as skills shortages look set to …

Stan Higgins

Gone from the wind – industrial CCS

Added: 4 Feb 2015

Almost half of the emissions that need to be captured to battle climate change come from the proces…

money trees skills wealth

A wealth of opportunity

Added: 14 Jan 2015

Chemical engineering graduates earn some of the best salaries in the country. But does this stop th…

Product development at Rocol

Slippery slope

Added: 15 Jul 2014

It may please the bean counters, but a one-grease-fits-all approach may cost companies dearly in th…

Andres Iniesta

Engineering champions

Added: 3 Jun 2014

This summer will be the busiest for major sporting events since the London 2012 Olympics. John McKe…