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Lessons In Mass Production

Socrates and his student, Plato, are a perfect example of how good leaders are shaped by observant students. Here, Robert Glass, global food and beverage communications manager at ABB, explains what can be learned from global manufacturing leaders such as China.

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The Cost Of Functional Safety For Food Processing

In 2014 in the UK, a large food manufacturer had to pay a £800,000 fine after a serious industrial accident. An engineer was trapped by the machinery while examining a conveyor belt and suffered major injury and ongoing nerve damage.

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Marking, It’s Boring Right?

terminal markingYou know the things, little plastic labels that you clip onto terminals, shrink onto cables and stick on MCBs; it takes ages doesn’t it? (Especially if you’re hand writing them.)

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REO UK And Transforming Power Quality For The Renewable Age

wind turbineBy 2018, Holland’s rail network will run entirely on renewable energy. The country’s existing wind farms already supply almost half of the network’s traction power. Investment in new farms will ratchet this up to the full 1.4TWh of electricity needed to transport Dutch commuters each year.

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