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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 …

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 …

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…

Choosing the right regulations for safety assessment

Added: 7 Oct 2020

The ATEX Directive (2014/34/EU) and the IECEx Certified Product Scheme equipment safety assessments…

Revised design reduces oil emissions

Added: 27 Aug 2020

One North Sea oil platform rerated two condensate export pumps to reduce energy consumption and opt…

High efficiency and low shear pumping solution

Added: 5 Aug 2020

The UK’s only sugar beet producer needed to combine high efficiency with low shear pumping and velo…

Water companies will reap benefits of sharing data with suppliers

Added: 24 Jun 2020

By providing data to equipment providers, water companies would support the design, build and opera…

Robotics provides answer for scaling up production

Added: 10 Jun 2020

Artisan beer production often operate at small scale. Robotics offers the cost effective solution t…

Telehandle with care for process safety

Added: 27 May 2020

Telehandlers are ubiquitous in many process sectors yet can pose a deadly hazard, warns Brigade Ele…

WMFTG finds pumps solution for challenging foodstuff

Added: 8 May 2020

Some pumps find demanding food ingredients too hard to handle without damaging the end product. Wat…

VSD blowers ensure reduced maintenance programme

Added: 23 Apr 2020

Installing modern VSD rotary screw blowers, Scottish Water's Nigg wastewater treatment works now ac…

Modern overhaul to historic site aids environment and efficiency

Added: 13 Apr 2020

Bedford Pumps came up with a modern solution to ensure a historic pumping site could boost its effe…

Five steps to combat failing CHP engines

Added: 25 Mar 2020

Combined heat and power (CHP) engines that convert biogas into usable energy are vital equipment. B…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 11 Mar 2020

When faulty blowers threatened a water company’s filtration system, Sulzer identified valves as the…

Scaling up efficiency and sustainability with AkzoNobel

Added: 18 Feb 2020

Siemens has helped ensure the entire manufacturing process at paint giant AkzoNobel’s state-of-the-…