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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…

Better pump control ensures skid accuracy

Added: 9 Nov 2021

When a specialist industrial skid builder sought to enhance accuracy and sustainability, it determi…

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…

Machine vision gets more sophisticated and accessible too

Added: 27 Oct 2021

Once groundbreaking, traditional approaches to machine vision are being supplanted and enhanced to …

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…

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…

Voltage conditioner reduces cost from lengthy downtime at WTW

Added: 1 Sep 2021

Severn Trent turned to ABB for a solution when unexplained outages occurred at a key water treatmen…

Track ’n’ trace: Measurement underpins commercial operations

Added: 13 Jul 2021

Evolving demands on industry require a more holistic approach to support a greater emphasis on trac…

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…

Valves seal the deal for award-winning pumps project

Added: 20 Jun 2021

Anglian Water’s award-winning project improves performance and control of sewage pumping stations, …

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 …

Quality straining deals with rigours of fast flowing water source

Added: 3 Jun 2021

When you depend upon a river for your water source and it’s one of the strongest and fastest flowin…

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…