How the Rancimat method helps producers of natural oils qualify the value of their...

The value of natural cosmetic products depends on the quality of the ingredients. Amongst the basic ingredients of many natural cosmetic products are high quality oils derived from seeds or nuts. This free white...

Maximising the potential of exhaust gases

HRS Exchangers recently supplied a G Series gas cooling heat exchanger to food waste AD plant operated by one of the UK’s leading waste management companies. The anaerobic digestion plant  transforms 45,000 tonnes of food...

Increase the pressure with annular space heat exchangers

Annular space heat exchangers, such as the HRS AS Series, work by passing the product through the gap between the inner and outer tubes (the annular space), which makes them suitable for thick,highly viscous...

ORDER BOOKS AND SALES BOUNCE BACK

Order books and sales have bounced back since the last Supply Chain Trends Survey by the Chemical Business Association (CBA) in June 2020 and are now showing a positive survey-to-survey swing of more than...

ABB to deliver 10 million euros of production improvements

MOL Group and ABB embark on a three-year collaborative project to transform Asset Integrity Management (AIM) across four key chemical and refinery sites in Europe. ABB has been awarded the contract to improve asset integrity...

VACUUM PLAYS ESSENTIAL ROLE IN CHEMICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL PROCESSES

Vacuum is used to make the most of our surroundings and in many parts of our lives, from the packaging of our food to the treatment of our sewage, from the screens and batteries...

University trials show pallet innovation extends working life by ‘a minimum of three times’...

Tests at Edinburgh Napier University have confirmed that new patented guards fitted to Euro size wooden pallets extend their lifespan – and environmental benefits - dramatically. The robust Upall branded protectors, which were launched recently by...

New study reinforces hygiene credentials of wooden pallets

Wooden pallets have inherently better hygiene properties than plastic equivalents, making them a more suitable choice for food, drink and pharmaceutical supply chains, according to new research from the Institute for Wood Technology Dresden. The...

INDUSTRY SEEKS URGENT GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOLLOWING ‘UNACCEPTABLE’ OFGEM INACTION

Five major North East industrial companies have written to the UK Minister for Business, Energy and Clean Growth warning they may be forced to bypass the national gas transmission system unless amendments are made...

Mars turns to plastic

Mars, Incorporated has announced plans to incorporate recycled polypropylene plastic into the primary packaging for some of its popular pet food brands by 2021. In collaboration with global packaging supplier, Huhtamaki, Mars has opted for...