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There are many different types of food grade warehouses, but they all have one thing in common: They must be properly maintained in order to prevent contamination and foodborne illness. In the United States and Europe, temperatures can range from... Read more

The rise of the electric vehicle, or EV, is inevitable. Over the past decade, many car manufacturers, including BMW, Audi and of course Tesla, have blown the lid off this new technology. As EV battery capacity and motor efficiency continue to... Read more

“He that idly loses five seconds worth of time… might as prudently throw five seconds into the river”. Those are the words of Benjamin Franklin in one of his yearly almanacs, as he comments on the consequences of inefficiency... Read more

Anyone who has driven in a storm can attest to the importance of windshield wipers. This essential invention was created by Mary Anderson and became a fixture in most vehicles by 1916. While windscreen wipers, computer software, space station... Read more

On 23 June 1919, a committee of influential women sensed a new dawn. The First World War had ended, and significant steps had been taken towards women’s suffrage. The group, ranging from designers and munitions factory managers to wives of eminent... Read more

Our reliance on data to complete our work, communicate with friends and stream our favourites TV series is increasing. In fact, 90% of all data that exists today was created in the last two years. While not all of this data is important to... Read more

Whether it’s to fuel the company fleet or just a single van, petrol prices can be a big dent in the company finances. By current figures, the number of cars around the world will double by 2040, and this will affect the prices we see in the forecourt Read more

The opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the dawn of steam-powered rail travel. The 31 mile (50 km) railroad was the first to carry passengers and freight by means of steam-powered locomotives, spurring the development of... Read more

The advent of Industry 4.0 will bring with it an increase in dominance and reliance on technology to produce far-reaching efficiencies across a wide variety of sectors. The revolution of Industry 4.0 is giving manufacturers faster, more flexible... Read more

With the spectacular four-year bull run of pharmaceutical and biotech valuations from 2011-2015 over, manufacturers understand that their need to adapt is more urgent than ever before. Here, George Walker, managing director of Novotek UK and... Read more

Combining good quality customer service, (a concept we have become accustomed to), with purchasing a car, is key to sale success.  Here with Lookers Mercedes, retailers of the Mercedes a class, we assess customer service in the automotive industry... Read more

With protectionist policies increasingly threatening free trade agreements and associated increases in taxes and tariffs, the globalisation of the last 20 years looks to be in reverse gear. Read more

The technological and social revolutions of the past few decades have completely reshaped industry. The food packaging and palletizing industry is no exception. In fact, the last ten years alone has seen the adoption of advanced technologies at an... Read more

Let’s face it. With all kinds of technology at our fingertips, we take a lot for granted. Day in and day out we use and benefit from many devices, but we usually don’t appreciate them until they malfunction or break.  One device we use the most... Read more

When Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD79, the citizens of Pompeii were not prepared for the devastation that followed. Now, the Italian authorities continue to prepare for the next eruption from one of the most dangerous active volcanoes in the world... Read more

To have no local or regional profile is not a good idea for any business. For a chemical company it can be particularly damaging. Daniel Marr, commercial director at Airedale Chemical, explains why they have invested heavily in community engagement.. Read more

Twenty years ago, few people would have even heard of 3D printing. It’s the kind of technology that would have at best seemed like a work of science fiction, akin to the replicators aboard the Enterprise on Star Trek: The Next Generation... Read more

Tools maintenance involves the storage, frequent checkups, and cleaning of tools to ensure that they are in proper working condition. Maintenance also enables the tools to last longer, compared to unmaintained tools. Taking care of your tools... Read more

With the country experiencing political flux and uncertainty affecting the everyday running of business, manufacturers may regard engaging with their communities low down on their list of priorities. But corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a... Read more

Many people aim to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, with increased junk foods and easy accessibility, many end up falling off the wagon. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle comes at a cost. Healthy foods have many benefits to the human body. Read more

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