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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…

It's IPs that ensures good ideas become good business

Added: 3 Apr 2021

Engineering startups seeking to seeking to turn innovative ideas into commercial reality need to ge…

STEM needs EQ as well as IQ

Added: 1 Apr 2021

Focus on STEM careers doesn’t always include much reference to the need for emotional intelligence.…

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…

A simple answer to engineering’s talent gap?

Added: 10 Mar 2021

This week marked International Women’s Day – as good a time as any to return to the ongoing issue o…

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Procurement, the vital link in the supply chain

Added: 5 Mar 2021

Procurement is often the weak link in the supply chain, warns Nick McGrane of K3 Syspro. It needn’t…

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…

Why it pays to take your tools to the repair shop

Added: 26 Feb 2021

Updating or repairing an injection mould tool can be complex yet helps extend lifespan and quality …

Digital is the future we can't ignore

Added: 24 Feb 2021

MRPeasy’s Karl Heinrich Lauri asks: Can a smaller manufacturer looking to survive and prosper in th…

Landia chopper pumps provide effluent solution twice over

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Landia’s expertise in treating effluent and waste provided answers for two food producers and their…

Controlling fluid flow variables for smooth production

Added: 15 Feb 2021

Fluid handling variables can all have a detrimental impact, resulting in batches having to be destr…

How pumping is priming the lithium revolution

Added: 15 Feb 2021

China’s largest lithium battery materials manufacturer turned to Watson-Marlow for Bredel APEX pump…

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…

The automation pyramid has had its day

Added: 13 Jan 2021

IT/OT convergence will lead to the collapse of the ‘automation pyramid’ predicts COPA-DATA’s Stefan…

Coronavirus is new but recessions are not: How engineering can learn lessons from the past

Added: 13 Jan 2021

Learning from previous recessions and seizing cost saving opportunities should be the priorities fo…

Compressor replacement keeps ethylene supply on tap

Added: 4 Nov 2020

No compressor, no ethylene: when the reliability of one piece of equipment determines a process can…

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 …