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Talking the Torque 30 years later

by Alex Mills

Can you remember the reasoning behind decisions you made 30 years ago? A leading supplier of building cement couldn’t. Which is why they needed to talk to someone about torque. 

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Untapped productivity in your plant – a (pallet) moving story

by Karl May

If you sometimes feel your customers want to have their cake and eat it, in several different flavours and delivered next day… you’d be right. They want more diverse products. Delivered more quickly. In smaller quantities. And at lower prices. But in the highly competitive, ever-accelerating manufacturing sector, your only option is to keep pace and keep your customers satisfied. So an untapped source of increased productivity in your plant could help. 

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Increase uptime and reduce maintenance on your bearings

by Amy Jasper

Mining, mineral processing, and cement making operations face some of the toughest and often remote working conditions on earth. With heat, contaminants, vibration, heavy loads, and extreme production demands prevalent and where lost days can be very costly, you need machinery that you can trust.

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Engineering the perfect working environment

by Richard Ludlam

The speed with which customer orders can be fulfilled is an essential criterion when measuring the success of most warehouse operations.  What is often overlooked, especially in major retail warehouses, is the impact that this can have on staff.  Many of them walk ten or more miles every day, are expected to meet tough pick/hour targets and often have to work in conditions that are generally considered as being far from ideal.

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Threadlockers blow wind of change in the renewables sector

by Jon Whitehouse

Threadlocking adhesives have a long and successful history in many industrial sectors, but with an industry wide push towards renewable energy, there is growing evidence to suggest that this particular sector is increasing its uptake of such advanced products.

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Which Cable Tie to use? Here's our Survival Guide for cable ties

by Jon Whitehouse

It’s strange to think that something such as a cable tie, a regularly used household item, can play such an important role in health and safety in industrial environments. But the reality is, they do. And incorrect selection could have drastic consequences.

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How we’re building an industrial-strength customer experience

by Richard Ludlam

We live in a world where goods and services are rapidly becoming commoditised. From mobile phones, computer software and banking to industrial equipment nand components, it's increasingly difficult for consumers to identify clear points of differentiation between products from different suppliers.

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Upgrade to High efficiency motors and unlock those energy savings today

by Alex Mills

As demand continues to grow across industry for companies to adopt a more energy efficient approach to manufacturing, the UK Government is pushing businesses to find new ways to reduce energy consumption, carbon footprint, and emissions.

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Strengthening the industrial supply chain: The route to 100% pick accuracy

by Richard Ludlam

Pick accuracy – the ability to ensure that every part or product delivered is exactly as ordered by the customer – is a term that’s widely applied throughout the logistics sector.

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What's the safest way to verify the absence of voltage?

by Jon Whitehouse

Industrial environments pose many threats to employee health and safety, and electrical current is one of those right at the top of the list. It goes without saying that exposure to electricity can have catastrophic consequences, so protecting your team against such dangers is vital. Let's introduce you to Panduit's Verisafe...

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Talking the Torque 30 years later

Alex Mills

Can you remember the reasoning behind decisions you made 30 years ago? A leading supplier of buildin...

Untapped productivity in your plant – a (pallet) moving story

Karl May

If you sometimes feel your customers want to have their cake and eat it, in several different flavou...

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