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News
23/03/2017

ATEX lift trucks for Witton Chemicals

Manufacturer Witton Chemicals has selected Pyroban to provide explosion protection on its latest forklift trucks operating in Zone 2 hazardous areas

At the plant in Suffolk, UK, raw materials are mainly handled in liquid form, stored in sealed drums, IBCs and in bulk, with chemical process operators using forklift trucks to transport materials in ...
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23/03/2017

Tackling low productivity

Improving management and leadership performance remains one of the biggest ...
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21/03/2017

Accurate inductive sensors

The European Southern Observatory based in Garching, Germany, is relying ...
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21/03/2017

Making an ally of old foes

Chelating agent offers safe and simple solution to rust removal
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20/03/2017

Custom machined seals

Special seal design stops high pressure chocolate leaks, eliminating ...
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20/03/2017

First in UK with ISO 9001:2015

Renold Chain has achieved the very latest quality assurance accreditation, ...
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17/03/2017

Holborn Station's escalators

Renold Gears has won a prestige order to supply seven new escalator drive ...
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Features
13/02/2017

Changing times

It’s time to think seriously about joining the Fourth Industrial Revolution before UK manufacturers get left behind by more progressive nations, warns Chris Beck

Every January, the picturesque Swiss ski resort of Davos hosts the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The world’s great and good (and questionable) attend the five-day ...
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13/02/2017

Keeping guard

When it comes to machine safety, failure to adhere to regulations can be an expensive business, but compliance need not be such an onerous task, as Mark Venables explains
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31/01/2017

Under pressure

Chris Beck learns how, when it comes to compressed air savings, even a small change can make a big difference
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18/10/2016

On the meter

In the ongoing drive for business to increase efficiency, understanding exactly what energy is being used where is at the heart of any solution, as Mark Venables discovers
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