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The impact of EU and UN efficiency legislation on motors and drives

Added: 2 Jun 2021

New rules for energy efficient motors are set to apply throughout the EU from July and with the Uni…

Energy’s challenge in balancing short-term costs and long-term investment

Added: 1 Jun 2021

The need to balance short-term cost and long-term investment in energy sources has never been great…

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…

Demand for the chemicals pump market is predicted to soar

Added: 5 May 2021

Innovation, greater safety emphasis and the growth of ‘end use’ companies have ensured that the nex…

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 …

Milk production factory

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…

Supply chains are key to effective 4.0

Added: 19 Apr 2021

Industry 4.0 gives opportunity for large enterprises to achieve significant cost savings via effici…

Robust pumping system avoids lockdown downtime

Added: 19 Apr 2021

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

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…

Modern control systems can provide the means to tackle cost cutting and Covid

Added: 7 Apr 2021

Cost savings battle Covid safety for priority on the factory floor. Yet, far from making manufactur…

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…

Can new compressed air systems reduce carbon emissions & save on costs?

Added: 24 Mar 2021

While compressed air is used widely as a safe and versatile source of power, generating what is oft…

EU withdrawal results in the chemical industry paying a heavy price

Added: 24 Mar 2021

The global focus on chemicals has grown, which might be good news for one of the UK’s most successf…

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…

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…

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…

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…