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Robust pumping system avoids lockdown downtime

Added: 19 Apr 2021

WPL’s wastewater treatment technology, selected to withstand seasonal variations in flow, has prove…

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…

Milk production factory

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…

Refinements in measurement are improving plant efficiency

Added: 24 Feb 2021

It’s a cornerstone of efficient production, so any refinements in level measurement can generally b…

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…

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…

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…

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 …

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…