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Online title: How barcode scanning boosts supply chain efficiency

Added: 14 Sep 2020

ProGlove’s Axel Schmidt discusses the necessity for accurate and efficient barcode scanning to deli…

Choosing the right regulations for safety assessment

Added: 9 Sep 2020

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

Don't fear digital change, you're making it already...

Added: 2 Sep 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the uptake of digital tools in the process industry, says …

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-…

Electrification is spreading and that will increase the focus on power quality

Added: 12 Feb 2020

Electrical engineers can expect substantial challenges in the years ahead, warns REO UK’s Steve Hug…

Pumps ensure Severn Trent renewables strategy yields greater results

Added: 5 Feb 2020

Severn Trent was already a leader in harnessing renewable energy but had ambitious plans to do more…

Boosting productivity? Then look to your fluid system

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Maximising your fluid system efficiency is a must if you want to boost productivity  and reduce cos…

Upgrading sewage works for rapid population growth

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Rapid population expansion doesn’t just put pressure on a town’s schools and housing stock. There a…

The hazardous limits to bringing your own device to the workplace

Added: 11 Dec 2019

Sophie Hand of EU Automation, assesses whether personal devices are equipped for hazardous environm…

Control strategies are vital for rapid temperature changes

Added: 27 Nov 2019

Manufacturing processes that rely on rapid temperature change can easily result in bottlenecks in a…