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Manufacturing Champions, in association with The Manufacturing Institute, is the first awards scheme to celebrate the all-important people who supercharge factory success. Entries ...
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Unsafe maintenance

Sadly, maintenance engineers and technicians are still being seriously injured and even killed as they carry out their tasks. Brian Tinham asks HSE chair Judith Hackitt, why?

Heat of the moment

Thermal cameras have grown in popularity as fast as prices have fallen. But, while their inspection power is immense, there are issues for the unwary, warns 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 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.

Compressor network controller can cut energy use by 10%, says Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco's new central controller can be connected to up to 16 compressors to retrieve and process information. The result, says the company, is a reliable and efficient network which could cut energy use by, on average, 10%.

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