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BPMA joins other trade bodies at CE Mark briefing

As part of its ongoing commitment to international standards and product certification, the British Pump Manufacturers Association reports it was one of 16 trade organisations who attended a recent briefing at the Houses of Parliament.

Worth-Mackenzie triple expansion steam engine receives Engineering Heritage Award

EEF strengthens trade ties with US counterpart

Manufacturing sector is third most targeted for cyber-attacks

Pushing back the boundaries

SAFETY UNLIMITED, a critical storage specialist, says its new unrivalled and highly versatile Pushback System allows customers to stack pallets containing any permutation of drums or IBCs within the same ultra accessible, time and space saving unit. Drums are four per pallet and IBCs two at a time across a total of 24 pallets two deep, on two levels.

Should you calculate U-Values for loading bay doors?

Loading bays often need to be heated (or cooled), either to protect stored goods or to provide a comfortable working environment, but with large doors open for significant periods of time heating costs can be high. Louise Nurse of loading bay specialists, sara LBS, says it is natural for senior management to want to control this cost, but a practical rather than theoretical approach must be used.

Developing a condition monitoring strategy

For manufacturers interested in harnessing Industry 4.0, condition monitoring is often a quick win. It can reduce downtime, extend the lifetime of equipment, and improve Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Like Industry 4.0, however, it is also in danger of becoming yet another “buzzword” that is mentioned frequently, but not understood. David Manning-Ohren, condition monitoring manager at ERIKS UK, sheds some light on how to implement condition monitoring effectively, regardless of the business or the budget.

A concise guide to AMP6

Since the start of 2016, commercial and residential buildings have consumed over 6.4 million litres of water worldwide. Nick Cowley, integration director and country manager of composite technology specialist MCL Group Industries, explores the benefits that Total Expenditure (Totex) approaches can create for water companies and their customers.

The future of collaboration

Sawyer completes jobs quickly and accurately, works safely alongside co-workers and is an integral part of the workforce. However, Sawyer is not your average employee — he is a robot. Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at obsolete industrial parts supplier, EU Automation, explains how advances in technology are changing the way that humans interact with robots.

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