Pregis_signage.jpgUS packaging giant, PREGIS, has announced it is expanding its global operations across Europe following its 2016 acquisition of a leading UK environmentally friendly packaging brand, Easypack. The company says over the last two years, Easypack has strengthened its entire operations in preparation for European growth, and from January 2018 the company will trade as Pregis Limited.

norUntitled.jpgNortek reports that warm air, radiant and heating products are now affected by European Regulations, warm air heaters are subject to Lot 21 of the directive and radiant heaters Lot 20, minimum efficiencies for warm air is now 72% and radiant heaters is now 74%. Nortek says crucially, these minimum criteria are applicable for both new installations and when replacing existing products and as a result, customers can be assured that the heating equipment they are purchasing is highly energy efficient and emissions of harmful environmental pollutants are constrained.

emissions2.jpgWith around 80% of the UK’s households (not to mention scores of businesses) powered by it, mains-supplied natural gas is an integral fuel to the UK’s energy mix. The result is continued high demand, and a busy, competitive market for both domestic and commercial mains gas.

new_planefueljpg.jpgThere has been a continuous climb in the amount of people travelling by plane and there are no signs of it slowing down — but when people are boarding their flights, the last thing they think about is the source of fuel the aircraft is using. To find out more, waste management expert, RECONOMY, who says it is unbeatable on skip hire finds out if waste will be used as the new fuel for our aeroplanes.

climatechange.jpgAs part of its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions on a national scale, the Government has launched the Clean Growth Strategy – outlining its proposed approach to building a lower-carbon future for the UK.

Sandvik.jpgA climate protection organisation with a focus on travel, atmosfair, has received a donation of €5,000 from Sunfire after the latter company was appointed winner of the 2017 Kanthal Award.

Advanced_Valve_Solutions.JPGADVANCED VALVES SOLUTIONS (AVS) was established in 1998 to provide solutions to the Power Generation Industry when excessive wear, thermal cracking and stressing became a major problem – resulting in millions of pounds in lost revenue. AVS says it takes its industry knowledge and actively shares it with key customers and end users to create a detailed understanding of cause and effect in power generation.

Heraeus_Noblelight.jpgA custom-built, short-wave infra-red system from HERAEUS NOBLELIGHT is reported to be helping to save energy and allow faster production line speeds at the Cramlington manufacturing site of RENOLIT.

Recovery_RO.jpgWith ever increasing sustainability, regulatory and financial pressures, VEOLIA WATER TECHNOLOGIES says now is the time to Rethink Water with its help. The company says Circular Economy initiatives operated by WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) have achieved water reductions in many industries so what more can be done in 2017? Veolia says rethinking water can open up a wide range of opportunities to manage water more efficiently, reduce consumption and save money via water reuse or reduced discharge costs.

SEEPEX_pumps_at_Thames_Water_Reading_site_schwing.jpgThames Water, a water and sewage treatment company, providing wastewater services to 15 million customers says SEEPEX progressive cavity pumps (PCPs) have delivered process improvements at the Reading STW by replacing piston pumps to reduce operating costs and onward sludge transport costs.

JBC_Image.pngJBC says there are exciting times ahead with its new product launch. The company says ‘HALO’ uses cutting edge technology to create a remote boilerhouse monitoring system, using analogue, digital and mod bus outputs, providing a critical overview into asset performance and fuel, water, steam and power are monitored in real time, delivering consumption and cost per Kg of steam raised.

Quantitech.jpgThe organisers of AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions Show (Telford, UK, 24-25th May) have published the programme for Day 2. Developed with IAPSC, there will be three sessions covering: pervasive air quality monitoring; vehicle emissions monitoring and data management; and local air quality management and policy.

Rittal_Assure3_Rittal_Covers_v2.jpgRITTAL says running manufacturing automation systems at high temperatures will have a major negative impact on the system’s performance and reduce its service life and by not keeping their drives at or close to their optimum operating temperature, manufacturers risk huge consequential costs when the production line grinds to a halt as a result of system failure.

PM_Pumps.pngAround 80% of sewer blockages are said to be caused by non-flushable items such as wet-wipes. The costs associated with clearing these blockages are high with one region alone, North West Water, estimating the costs at around £10m per year. Through experiences with a number of water companies, P&M PUMPS, UK distributor for Vaughan Chopper Pumps, says it has succeeded in providing a solution by replacing failing submersible pumps. For example, at Anglian Water’s pumping station in Cambourne two Vaughan 30kW / 1460rpm SE6W chopper pumps were specified to handle flows up to 400m3/hr at heads of 17.8.

Wood_Waste_Technology.jpgWOOD WASTE TECHNOLOGY says Putzmaus is a precision-engineered tube-cleaning system that has been designed to increase boiler efficiency and reduce fuel-consumption, saving money on both energy and repair costs, whilst also saving time on routine-maintenance.

Rotronic_RMS_Logger_iPad.jpgROTRONIC has developed its new Rotronic Monitoring System (RMS). The advanced monitoring system checks, documents and visualises all required measurements in one system. The data can be retrieved from anywhere, at any time by PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. The system offers high performance, flexibility and versatility and is easy to set up and operate.

A_Hart_Door_Systems_Waste_to_Energy_door_installation.jpgHART DOOR SYSTEMS reports it is supplying a wide range of sophisticated industrial doors across two waste to energy sites. At the new Hull Energy Works, which will be capable of processing 250,000 tonnes of waste a year producing enough renewable energy to power 43,000 homes,

Quantitech_SKE.jpgSK Elektronik (SKE) has announced it has appointed QUANTITECH as its exclusive UK distributor. SKE is a leading global manufacturer of FID gas analysers. Key monitoring applications include emissions, process gas, abatement efficiency and emissions from wastewater treatment.

WWEM_exhibition.jpgWWEM 2016 = 8 Conferences + 80 Workshops + >140 Exhibitors. Visitors will come to Telford 2nd-3rd November to learn about the latest developments in regulations, technologies, methods and standards in lab, process and environmental monitoring.

Elfab.jpgELFAB reports it has designed pipe covers to protect pipework from environmental ingress. With over 80 years’ experience within the pressure management industry, Elfab says it recognises the increased need for accessories to protect safety critical applications.

Rittal_Exhibiting_Drives__Controls_2016.jpgRITTAL reports it will be showcasing some of its leading enclosure technologies at Drives and Controls 2016. Rittal says visitors to its stand D230 will be able to view its innovative modular enclosures, power distribution, and climate control systems, commonly specified as the number 1 choice for protecting critical equipment and says of particular note will be the presence of the new, award- winning Blue e+ climate control system which was launched last year to great acclaim thanks to its outstanding energy savings and flexibility.

Curtis_New_2016_Brochure.JPGCURTIS INSTRUMENTS says choosing the right charger is critical for maintaining a healthy battery and a fully operational forklift and it is important the battery has enough charge at the start of each shift.

Sandvik.JPGAtlantic Heat Treating says it contacted SANDVIK and raised concerns on the relatively short lifetime of existing SER radiant tubes in its gas fired Sunbeam furnace which was failing after 18 months of service.

Veoila.jpgVEOLIA WATER TECHNOLOGIES reports it has launched a new generation of the highly successful Orion skid mounted pharmaceutical purified water packages. Orion is said to be fully compliant with FDA, cGMP and GAMP requirements and meets the water quality standards for USP and PhEur Purified Water and PhEur Highly Purified Water.

wanner_international.jpgWANNER INTERNATIONAL says that although positive displacement pumps are unquestionably more energy efficient than multistage centrifugal pumps, not all positive displacement pumps are equal in that respect.

Dialight.jpgDIALIGHT, an expert in LED lighting technology for industrial applications, reports it has unveiled its new wireless occupancy sensor - a battery-powered plug-and-play sensor that speeds and simplifies installation to provide maximum lighting control flexibility and energy savings in industrial applications.

Rittal_RiAssure3.jpgRunning manufacturing automation systems at high temperatures can have a major negative impact on the system’s performance and reduce its service life.

Rittal.jpgRITTAL reports it has launched a new EC Speed Control, compatible with larger models from the TopTherm EC fan-and-filter unit range (uninstalled air throughputs between 180 m³/h and 900 m³/h).

spirax_sarco.jpgGreencore Food to Go says upgrading its domestic hot water system from two shell-and-tube calorifiers to a compact SPIRAX EasiHeat solution has enabled it to reduce its annual gas bill by £30,000.

Quantitech_AQE.jpgQUANTITECH says its stand at AQE 2015, the air quality and emissions show, will feature 3 different technologies for measuring individual organic compounds. VOCs mostly exist in mixtures so measurements can be misleading unless the individual compounds are speciated.

sick.jpgHYDRO INTERNATIONAL reports it has launched a specialist service to help industrial and commercial sites avoid the devastating environmental and financial consequences of inadequate pollution spill containment.

sandvik.jpgA Caribbean producer of furfural, an organic compound derived from agricultural byproducts, reports it has replaced the existing tube in its heat exchangers with hyper-duplex stainless steel by SANDVIK MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY, and as a result says its tube lifecycles have extended from two to 15 years, with a profound impact on material costs.

weger_air_solutions.jpgWEGER AIR SOLUTIONS UK reports it has expanded its product range with the introduction of 5 models of heat pump to air heat recovery units. All of the units are ‘stand alone’ and only need electrical power, so are said to be ideal for applications where hot water, chilled water and gas are not available.

michael_smith.jpgThe Finish Thompson ULTRAChem Series of ETFE lined centrifugal pumps has recently been extended with two new models which increase the maximum flow rates up to 160 m3 /hr and maximum differential heads to 67 metres.

cedrec.jpgCEDREC reports it has given a cautious welcome to news that the revision to the ISO 14001 international standard has been approved for final draft status.

RMIG_Bridge_Slot.jpgRMIG, a leading manufacturer of precision perforated products, reports it has launched an innovative range of drying screens in the UK. Bridge Slot screens are specially designed for use in drying and storing all sorts of solid materials, such as grains, herbs, and more recently wood-chip, which is now primarily used to fuel biomass boilers.

Goodlight_GX1_LED_High_Bay.jpgThe Goodlight GX1 LED High Bay is said to represent the latest in revolutionary industrial lighting. Integrating a Bridgelux Vero circular LED chip with a radial die pattern is said to result in unrivalled lumen density and beam control.

Leafield_image.jpgLEAFIELD ENVIRONMENTAL reports it has designed and custom-built a new, pedal operated recycling bin with an optional anti-microbial additive which complies with the strict cleanliness and infection control regulations of the health industry.

spirax_PDA_-_Copy.jpgSPIRAX SARCO has launched a pressurised deaerator system that is said to reduce the dissolved oxygen content of boiler feedwater to virtually nil without chemical treatment.

ecolightG360_Final.jpgReportedly pioneering the use of MagLev fan technology with LED in a UK first, the new range of Goodlight G360 LED SON replacement lamps is said to set to shake up the retrofit SON market.

Ecocooling_Logo_and_text.pngECOCOOLING direct evaporative cooling can be used as an alternative to air conditioning in most industrial buildings or IT rooms reported to provide 90% energy savings at a fraction of the capital cost of a traditional air conditioning or ventilation system.

dpac.jpgdpac UK Ltd reports it has reached an agreement to exclusively distribute Thermocold products to the UK and Ireland.

endress__hauser.jpgENDRESS+HAUSER says by joining the company on stand A01 at The Energy Event 2014 customers will be able to see how an expertly engineered energy management solution can help improve energy efficiency and reduce utility bills by up to 15%.

airedale.jpgBritish heating ventilation and air conditioning specialist, AIREDALE INTERNATIONAL reports it is returning to this year’s Energy Event (Stand No: C38)

Atex_HB.jpgDIALIGHT, a specialist in LED lighting technology, has introduced a new glass protection film as an option to the SafeSite LED High Bay range for improved safety in hazardous areas. It is said to be particularly suited to food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, where the prevention of glass contamination within the product lines is of paramount importance.

rittal.jpgRITTAL says its ‘Blue e’ cooling units are usually found controlling the temperature within enclosures in workshops or on shop floors in the industrial sector where noise level is largely irrelevant as they cannot be heard above other equipment in these noisy environments.

cofely.jpgCOFELY, a GDF SUEZ company, has been awarded a contract by BP to supply utilities to the SullomVoe Terminal (SVT) on the Shetland Islands – one of the largest oil and liquefied gas terminals in Europe. Cofely says the 11 year deal will also see it leasing the SVT power station and delivering a programme of major maintenance and investment works on the existing energy plant.

Rittal_Speed_Control_Sensor.jpgRITTAL says a new fan speed control sensor for its TopTherm fan-and-filter units is now available. The company says this handy and compact device, which is compatible with the larger models in the range of electronically commutated (EC) TopTherm fan-and-filter units, automatically adjusts the fan speed in response to changes in temperature inside the enclosure.

AnglianWater.jpgThe Water Innovation Network (WIN), a partnership between Anglian Water and Opportunity Peterborough, is inviting innovators from businesses large and small to a workshop next month to learn more about AMP6.

nilfisk_warehouse.jpgNILFISK says warehouse and depot cleaning is definitely where it gets tough. Cleaning contractors must manage cleaning around stock that is often fast moving. In some cases the facility is operational 24/7 and cleaning must never interfere with warehouse operations.

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