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Robot ready manufacturers can take on the skills gap

Added: 16 Apr 2021

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of technology in the manufacturing industry. Continued …

2021: the year industry turns the corner on AI

Added: 9 Apr 2021

Capital intensive industries can benefit from accelerated digital strategies to improve efficiencie…

Wearables bring agility to post-Covid logistics

Added: 7 Apr 2021

Logistics and supply chain managers may need to prepare for the next crisis on the horizon. Agility…

Listen for emission and you reap the benefits

Added: 10 Mar 2021

Acoustic emission testing detects incipient defects in pressure equipment and reduces the risk of f…

Sulzer expertise helps bring water to Saudi's growing population

Added: 1 Mar 2021

Sulzer delivered nearly 300 pump packages for Saudi Arabia’s west coast satellite desalination proj…

The importance of transfer fluid to solar success

Added: 12 Feb 2021

With increased focus on solar for energy, it’s essential to pay attention to heat transfer fluid in…

Understanding the machinery risk assessment process

Added: 10 Feb 2021

The machinery risk assessment process can be complex and once completed may result in significant c…

Landia dives deep for Scottish Water

Added: 8 Feb 2021

Scottish Water consumers expect a lot from their utility companyand Landia has been in at the deep …

Digital is the gamechanger for plastics recycling

Added: 5 Feb 2021

Recycling is well established on Government and industry agendas, but to make the most of the oppor…

Don't fear digital change, you're making it already...

Added: 4 Nov 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the uptake of digital tools in the process industry, says …

How barcode scanning boosts supply chain efficiency

Added: 21 Oct 2020

ProGlove’s Axel Schmidt discusses the necessity for accurate and efficient barcode scanning to deli…

Busting downtimes is not an excuse for avoiding ATEX rules

Added: 21 Oct 2020

Downtime has taken on a new meaning and that raises new issues for ATEX compliance.Two experts expl…

Choosing the right regulations for safety assessment

Added: 7 Oct 2020

The ATEX Directive (2014/34/EU) and the IECEx Certified Product Scheme equipment safety assessments…

Solids handling demands call for the right pumps system

Added: 17 Sep 2020

When successive storm events increased volumes of rag and debris its waste systems had to cope with…

Meeting the growing cybersecurity threat

Added: 1 Sep 2020

Ever-changing and increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, limited internal experience and a lack …

Revised design reduces oil emissions

Added: 27 Aug 2020

One North Sea oil platform rerated two condensate export pumps to reduce energy consumption and opt…

Turning unwelcome downtime into a maintenance opportunity

Added: 25 Aug 2020

Pauses in production  have been thrown into the spotlight with the pandemic. Yet, says Chris Johnso…

Lighting for hazardous environments

Added: 22 Jul 2020

Ken Eddleston of Chalmit discusses the factors companies working in hazardous environments must con…

Water companies will reap benefits of sharing data with suppliers

Added: 24 Jun 2020

By providing data to equipment providers, water companies would support the design, build and opera…

Robotics provides answer for scaling up production

Added: 10 Jun 2020

Artisan beer production often operate at small scale. Robotics offers the cost effective solution t…