Latest Comment & Features


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…

Talking factory sense in every language

Added: 1 Jun 2022

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

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…

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…

Five smart steps to improve your manufacturing future

Added: 19 Jan 2022

Many companies have not reaped adequate outcomes from their IoT investments. FPT’s Nguyen Duc Kin o…

Address neurodiversity and you tackle the challenge of apprentice retention

Added: 23 Dec 2021

The number of people taking up apprenticeships is falling substantially. In 2022 we must ensure the…

Dairy producer turns disaster into opportunity for efficiency boost

Added: 9 Dec 2021

A disastrous fire destroyed milk producer Imlek’s production site but it turned back to KHS for a s…

How phased system upgrades can save on downtime and money

Added: 24 Nov 2021

While most firms working in the food processing industry want to upgrade their systems, doing so ra…

Launching a tech innovation? Have your patents in place first to protect your IP

Added: 5 Nov 2021

Demand for climate tech solutions has never been greater. That’s a wonderful opportunity, says Jim …

Think of AI as investment in productivity and efficiency rather than cost

Added: 27 Oct 2021

Concerns about AI’s investment should be offset benefits in terms of efficiency, productivity and c…

Why creativity must always be part of the engineering curriculum

Added: 12 Oct 2021

Pioneering scientists such as Ada Lovelace were creative polymaths. We should remember that when it…

Cloud brings clarity to process data storage

Added: 6 Oct 2021

Data analysis is bigger and better than ever but you need cloud-based platforms to optimise systems…

Why quality management makes for better processes post–Covid

Added: 4 Oct 2021

Quality and consistency have always been benchmarks of good business in manufacturing and engineeri…

Machine learning boosts leak control

Added: 27 Sep 2021

Water companies are becoming increasingly wise to the benefits of machine learning for their pipe l…

Steam to thermal switch produces perfect pint for brewer

Added: 25 Sep 2021

While their rivals said no, Rebellion Beer Company broke ranks with the help of Fulton’s experts to…

How much money and uptime is your factory losing to mispicks?

Added: 22 Sep 2021

Invar Integration's Nick Hughes advises close inspection of how much mispicks could be costing your…

In-house solution produces answer to gas supply inconsistencies

Added: 1 Sep 2021

The best equipment couldn’t perform its best when an essential gas supply fell short on delivery. S…