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In a move that sees Fulton fully embrace the requirements of the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), the company has announced a series of plans – including a review of its product portfolio – to strengthen its position as a leading global provider of heat transfer solutions. PWE reports on the plans.

As more companies move to a predictive model of equipment maintenance, they are looking for ways to use connected devices to improve field service. George Walker, managing director of field service management software provider Novotek UK and Ireland, explains how the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing field service.

Whether designing new systems, or reviewing existing systems, the first step should be to define exactly what are the compressed air purity requirements. Ensuring you have the correct advice is key and the dryer is only part of the process. The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) reports.

A combination approach will help maintenance engineers overcome key challenges. Mark James, RS product manager, Automation and Control, for Northern Europe, reports.

Although screw air compressors account for a large share of the market, vane technology should not be underestimated when it comes to reliability and its ability to deliver in harsh environments. Andy Jones, managing director at Mattei, looks at how the design of vane air compressors improves energy efficiency without compromising on performance.

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The ability to access skills post-Brexit, has been an ongoing concern since the EU Referendum. As the Brexit clock counts down to March next year, these concerns are significantly increasing and many manufacturers are getting nervous for both their businesses and employees.

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