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News
12/07/2024

DoorCo replaces LPG-powered trucks

DoorCo, a company specialising in composite doors and cassettes, has swapped its fleet of 18 forklifts while also investing in vehicles for its new manufacturing facility.

In 2023, DoorCo was looking to replace its aging fleet of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) powered trucks with something that could help the business cut costs and operate more ...
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11/07/2024 Exair acquires BETE ​Exair has acquired BETE, an engineered spray nozzle and spraying systems ... » Read More


10/07/2024 BPMA award nominations open The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) is calling for ... » Read More


09/07/2024 LEEA appoints director The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has appointed Alex ... » Read More
08/07/2024 ICS launches i-Temp TCUs ICS Cool Energy has expanded its i-TEMP temperature control units (TCU) ... » Read More


05/07/2024 INMOCO launches stepper drive Motion and automation distributor, Intelligent Motion Control (INMOCO), ... » Read More


04/07/2024 New firm supports warehouses A new robotics and automation company called Rainbow Dynamics has launched ... » Read More
Features
02/07/2024

Chemical clean-up

Carbon reduction is a common theme across industry today, with everyone working hard to move in the right direction. Tom Austin-Morgan reports on the key issues facing the chemical processing industry’s push for decarbonisation to achieve the UK’s Net Zero targets and solutions to these hurdles

In a recent survey, some 68% of manufacturing ...
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02/07/2024 Managing obsolescence How can plants plan for and tackle obsolescence more efficiently? Louise Davis gets some expert insight on managing this inevitable threat that faces industrial operators and plant engineers all over the world » Read More


02/07/2024 MRO developments Maintenance, repair and overhaul is BIG business. The global aircraft component MRO market size alone is expected to hit US$25.7 billion by 2028. Given there are countless other revenue streams across industry, Brian Wall takes a ... » Read More


02/07/2024 Personalised solutions A wave of personalisation has swept across the consumer marketplace in recent years. Julian Ware, UK and Ireland sales manager for ABB robotics, explains how robotic automation can support manufacturers to meet this accelerating trend » Read More
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Rovco joins OWOP
The Offshore Wind O&M Partnership (OWOP) has welcomed Rovco ...
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ICS launches i-Temp TCUs
ICS Cool Energy has expanded its i-TEMP temperature control ...
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DoorCo replaces fleet
DoorCo, a company specialising in composite doors and ...
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MRO developments
Maintenance, repair and overhaul is BIG business. The ...
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Personalised solutions
A wave of personalisation has swept across the consumer ...
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Chemical clean-up
Carbon reduction is a common theme across industry today, ...