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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-…

Why instrumentation is key for digitalisation

Added: 18 Feb 2020

Automation and digitalisation are dominating the environment but the pressure to marry efficiency w…

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…

To be process safety compliant you need lateral thinking

Added: 12 Feb 2020

Health and safety at work is in the spotlight once again. So how do process managers ensure that th…

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…

Pumps for food and drink: Small steps enable big progress

Added: 5 Feb 2020

Both the pumps sector and the food industry are demanding efficiencies be met by innovative approac…

Cheaper and more accessible condition monitoring from techno advances

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Developing technology is ramping up the potential of condition monitoring while decreasing costs ma…

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…

Energy efficiency is good for the environment but also for business

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Process operators deploying heat exchange technology realise there’s an appreciable gain to be had …

Tech innovation in the food and drink sector: gains and risks

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Making more food products faster and more flexibly while remaining accountable and cyber safe stimu…

Latest Qdos pumphead for polymer dosing proves itself at leading brewery

Added: 15 Jan 2020

New ReNu pumphead technology from Watson-Marlow offered accurate and repeatable flow for polymer do…

Industrial wearables are getting smarter - in both senses

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Gone are the days of clunky steel-toe capped boots, oversized fluorescent jackets and poorly fittin…

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…

Blockchain's process industry benefits

Added: 22 Dec 2019

Just as the internet led to the complete overhaul of processes, so blockchain is creating a profoun…

Effective calibration ensures top quality instrumentation

Added: 18 Dec 2019

The long-standing relationship between materials expert Solvay and process automation leader Endres…

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…

Equipment counts for fall safety protection but so does training

Added: 11 Dec 2019

When working at height, quality training is every bit as important as providing suitable fall prote…

The time has come for a more holistic approach to energy efficency

Added: 4 Dec 2019

The ad hoc, ‘one asset at a time’ route to improving energy efficiency has undoubtedly brought impr…

Ofwat pressure fosters innovative water monitoring

Added: 4 Dec 2019

Better asset management at no extra cost is the mantra from Ofwat. That’s helping to drive efficien…

It's in industry's interest to avoid a deluge of dirty data

Added: 2 Dec 2019

In 2018, China’s data centres alone produced nearly 100 million tonnes of CO2 –the footprint of 21 …