In a manufacturing facility, it is essential that equipment runs at
optimum performance, not only to maintain production but also
ensure staff safety and product quality. In many cases, when
On January 8, 2018
2017 saw economic growth accelerate and the indicators suggest that
trend will continue. This puts productivity initiatives high on the
list of manufacturers, keen on taking full advantage of...
On January 4, 2018
Identifying potential issues before they escalate into fully
developed problems offers obvious benefits in all industries, from
manufacturing to sea-based commercial shipping. Preventive
On January 4, 2018
Picture the scene: Unprecedented rainfall and poor flood defences
causes flooding to a biopharmaceutical facility, damaging
equipment, making large areas of a site unsafe and inaccessible,
On December 19, 2017
Whatever the engine, proper filtration is paramount to reliable and
efficient system operation. To stay competitive, automotive and
truck original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and design...
On November 3, 2017
When sizing chillers for an application, it is necessary to ensure
the unit adequately sized to handle maximum process loads in
worst-case site conditions. However, customers may fail to plan...
On October 25, 2017
Plant shutdown, a shortage of key products, patients unable to
access important drugs, profits hit … the consequences of a
biological contamination can be devastating for a...
On August 16, 2017
Ensuring process integrity – which means being able to effectively
test for leaks – is a critical factor in biopharmaceutical
manufacturing processes, especially given the high value placed on
On July 31, 2017
Effective filtration is vital for the reliable and smooth operation
of any engine. Complex logistics planning for transportation
activities relies on equipment availability and trouble-free
On June 23, 2017
The majority of the world’s industrial nitrogen and oxygen is
created through large scale cryogenic separation at an Air
Separation Unit (ASU). The product these ASUs manufacture is
normally sold to...
On June 12, 2017
To stay at the forefront of the competitive transportation markets,
fleet managers are turning to alternative fuels that meet the
environmental and economic needs of today and in the future.
On June 12, 2017
Taking steps to understand and control process variation is crucial
to biopharmaceutical manufacturers. The sentiment behind the old
adage, "the product is the process" can’t be dismissed. ...
On June 6, 2017
Snap open a bottle of soda or beer and you will see, hear
and feel the familiar fizz and bubbles. These sensations are the
result of carbon dioxide (CO2), a colorless, odorless,
On May 30, 2017
Single-use technology plays an integral part in nearly all
bio-production processes, yet several challenges remain —challenges
which are serious enough to delay or even stop the use of
On May 24, 2017
Imagine the scenario: Your new blockbuster drug is making a
significant difference to the lives of patients. But then your
supply chain fails, taking the product out of circulation. The
On May 16, 2017
Compressed air is a major source of energy used in a wide variety
of applications across many industries. A plant compressed air
system can be costly to operate. Optimizing productivity while
On April 27, 2017
Shoppers’ expectations for high quality, healthy and conveniently
accessible food products result in an ever-increasing demand on
producers and packers. In Europe, suppliers must adhere to a series
On April 26, 2017
As we move into the future, the need for transportation is merging
with society’s concerns about pollution, climate change, depletion
of natural resources and the long-term sustainability of our...
On April 21, 2017
Downstream oil and gas operations include refineries and
petrochemical plants where crude oil is processed into finished
products such as jet fuel, diesel, lubricants, and gasoline.
On April 20, 2017
On offshore oil and gas platforms and vessels, a supply of fresh
water is essential, not only for drinking but also to keep critical
machinery and equipment operational. Rig managers, water...
On April 13, 2017