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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…

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…

The safety challenges for rubber and plastic recycling processes

Added: 30 Sep 2021

As rubber and plastic waste continues to grow, The UK is actively seeking alternative uses for thes…

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…

STEM needs EQ as well as IQ

Added: 18 Aug 2021

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

2021: The year industry turns the corner on AI

Added: 13 Jul 2021

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

The four pumping ingredients for successful brewing

Added: 17 Jun 2021

While the challenges of brewing are legion, SEEPEX’s Peter McGarian provides a rundown of the four …

Lighting’s vital role in safe HMI

Added: 16 Jun 2021

Electro-sensitive protective equipment provides safe, barrier-free access in an era of human-machin…

Robot ready manufacturers can take on the skills gap

Added: 16 Jun 2021

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

Landia chopper pumps provide effluent solution twice over

Added: 5 May 2021

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

Why it pays to take your tools to the repair shop

Added: 21 Apr 2021

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

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Procurement, the vital link in the supply chain

Added: 21 Apr 2021

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

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…

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…