• 31 Jul
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    Why Industry 4.0 requires smarter solutions

    The food and beverage sector has long made use of highly automated machinery with some of the most advanced technology available on the market.

  • 31 Jul
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    Multi-everything enters food inspection world

    Food manufacturers operate in a world of multi-platform, multi-sites, multi-brands, multi-revenue, and even multi-business models.

  • 31 Jul
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    Exploring the world of virtual commissioning

    Robert Glass, global food and beverage communications manager at ABB explores the concept of virtual commissioning and how system testing can benefit the food industry.

  • 31 Jul
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    Air movement in food processing

    With growing pressures to address environmental issues, new packaging techniques and heightened competition, there is added pressure on operations teams to implement the most efficient and cost effective method of manufacturing at every stage in the production line.

  • 31 Jul
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    An elegant solution to the knowledge gap

    Service leaders around the world are raising an alarm. Their workforce is getting older and they are increasingly aware that they will shortly lose many of their most experienced workers.

  • 31 Jul
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    Bridging the skills gap

    Data hungry technology is now a common feature of manufacturing – used to store data, run automated machinery on the plant floor, track inventory and support distribution.

  • 31 Jul
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    Charting a fresh course in the new energy landscape

    The face of the energy world is undergoing an immense sea change. We are already a far cry from the combustibles-reliant generation of only a few years ago.

  • 27 Jun
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    Cover story: Microsoft sinks data centre off Orkney coast

    Microsoft has sunk a data centre off the coast of Orkney to determine whether deep sea data centres are more energy efficient than land-based ones.

  • 27 Jun
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    Essential tips for temperature management in the food industry

    Food processing is a sector that demands high levels of efficiency to meet daily production targets.

  • 27 Jun
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    The first energy-neutral catchment area

    By minimising energy consumption throughout the whole water cycle (water and wastewater handling) and also maximising energy production from the wastewater facility it has been possible to create an energy-neutral catchment area for 200,000 people in Denmark’s second largest municipality, Aarhus.

  • 5 Jun
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    Cover story: Solar PV and battery storage: the perfect fit?

    Battery storage and metering are being used to smooth out the challenges with solar energy and provide a means to further reduce the cost and reliance on traditional and expensive energy sources.

  • 4 Jun
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    Understanding the Peltier effect

    The Peltier effect, or Thermoelectric effect, is the name given to the occurrence of heat when an electric current passes across a junction between two conductors.

  • 4 Jun
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    Power protection for extended blackouts

    In this article, Alan Luscombe, director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd., looks at the issues that must be recognised and resolved when bringing a generator and a UPS together in a power protection system.

  • 4 Jun
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    Routeco LIVE makes successful return

    Routeco LIVE made a successful comeback with three one-day events that took place across the country.

  • 2 May
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    New-generation ATS saves installation time

    Len McGanity, Product Manager for ABB, explains what to look for when specifying an Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) and how ABB has launched the TruONE as the first true ATS to save time and effort when delivering critical power and fire safety systems.