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Research by Cranfield University has suggested that the manufacturing sector's contribution to the UK economy is greater than previously thought.

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KSB and Ferrier Pumps Ltd recently continued their long standing partnership working on a flood prevention scheme for Renfrewshire Council. PWE reports.

Valves aren’t necessarily the most exciting tool in any building’s toolkit, but whilst unseen and unsung, valves are not only heroes in their own right but absolutely vital to make any building management system run smoothly. Simon Garratt, marketing manager, field devices, at Schneider Electric, reports.

Robin Whitehead, business development and strategic projects director at Boulting Technology explains how engineering companies and manufacturers should change their recruitment strategy as Generation Z joins the workforce.

Maintaining effective control of humidity is essential in industrial environments for both the health of the building and its occupants and, very often, supporting optimum performance of manufacturing processes. John Barker of Humidity Solutions explains.

A large supplier of bottled and draught beers was experiencing numerous lighting problems on their keg cleaning and sterilisation lines. Since its initial installation conventional fluorescent tubes were used for overhead lighting and at strategic points along the line to facilitate manual inspection and control.

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Editor's Comment 

If anyone visited the NEC last month and saw the manufacturing innovation and technological excellence on display at the Drives & Controls, Plant & Asset Management, Air-Tech, Fluid Power Systems, European Offshore Energy, and MACH exhibitions, you would already know that British manufacturing is well and truly alive and kicking!

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