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After a series of postponements due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SPS – Smart Production Solutions, the leading trade fair for smart and digital automation, is set to revert to its traditional timing at the end of November starting from 2025. Mesago Messe Frankfurt, the event organiser, has confirmed the dates for the next three editions, extending through 2027.

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The Navinergy digital platform for 24/7 boiler room performance monitoring has been launched by industrial process heating specialist Babcock Wanson. This new system allows customers to monitor their boiler room from any device, anywhere in the world, to optimise energy and water efficiency, and ensure regulatory compliance.

In environments like loading and unloading areas, where safety is paramount, companies face a dual challenge of meeting operational demands while ensuring employee well-being. Despite regulatory pressure and evolving expectations, the persistence of manual processes raises critical questions about the sustainability of current safety measures in the face of increasing operational pressures and employee shortages. Wouter Satijn, Sales Director, Joloda Hydraroll, explains further.

Navin Kulkarni, Director of Product Management, Fluke Reliability takes a look at implementing standardised workflows for maximum efficiency.

PWE looks at why precision bearings will play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless industrial drone operations

While cold storage hire may be simpler than boiler or chiller hire, there are several requirements you should look for in a unit, and what needs to be considered during the installation process. Ralph Howes, Cold Store Major Accounts Manager, ICS Cool Energy explains further

Advanced shock pulse technology from SPM is enhancing monitoring capabilities for remote water treatment systems by detecting early signs of damage and monitoring lubrication levels in critical equipment such as Rotating Biological Contactors (RBCs). PWE reports

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Editor's Comment 

The response from industry leaders to the Chancellor’s Spring Budget reflects a mix of appreciation and concern. EngineeringUK expressed its appreciation for the government’s declared commitment to investing in critical sectors such as engineering and technology, as well as its support for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) through initiatives like the Green Industries Growth Accelerator (GIGA). The acknowledgment of the UK’s burgeoning presence in the global technology landscape, likening it to Silicon Valley, evoked a sense of pride shared by many within these sectors.

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