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Atlas Copco offers Belgium factory tour prize to Manufacturing Champions winner

Atlas Copco is offering young manufacturing employees the chance to win a trip to the world's largest compressor factory in Belgium at WM's Manufacturing Champions Awards.

The prize is up for grabs for the winner of the Rising Star Award at the Manufacturing Champions Awards, which will be held in Manchester on 4 December. The Rising Star Award, ...
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Maintenance safety is being sacrificed as site leaders stake all on satisfying production quotas, the WM Factory Health and Maintenance Conference heard. Max Gosney and Ian Vallely reveal the uncomfortable truth behind manufacturing's ...

Chicken and egg

Plant and equipment condition monitoring systems are invaluable in any maintenance engineer's armoury. But you might need to get the basics and backup right first, suggests Brian Tinham

Dealing with under-performance

Spot the symptoms of lack of engagement and adopt a structured improvement road map, says DAK's Dennis McCarthy

Maintaining creative tension

Draw the full potential from improvement teams with these questions, says DAK's Dennis McCarthy

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Atlas Copco’s VSD compressors celebrate two decades

As Atlas Copco Compressors is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its air compressor variable speed drive (VSD) technology, it calculates that UK industry has saved around 240 million kWh of electricity by using Atlas Copco VSD compressors.

Atlas Copco compressor helps packaging line go green

When horticultural grower and packer Glinwell installed its latest product packaging facility it was found that the plant's existing compressed air supply needed to be upgraded to meet the increased process air demand.

Schaeffler UK announces training course programme

Schaeffler UK has released its new technical training course programme for 2014. Courses offered include one, two and three-day training for managers, engineers and technicians involved in the selection, operation and maintenance of rolling bearings, as well as condition monitoring, vibration analysis, bearing failure analysis and mounting of rolling bearings.