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ABB Limited

How are you spending your downtime?


For many, planned downtime is a critical part of the production cycle, allowing engineers to assess the status of equipment and ensure it is fully functional and make planned repairs and upgrades. This process has traditionally been something of a bugbear. However, smart technologies mean things are changing. Here, Robert Glass of ABB suggests how plant managers can make the most of downtime

Pacepacker Services Ltd

The time is right for food and drink SMEs to invest in automation


Paul Wilkinson, commercial & information systems manager at Pacepacker Services, examines the current challenges of the food and drink industry and details how he believes robots can assist SMEs to boost productivity and compete with larger industry players

BiS Henderson

Businesses failing to take early advantage of Apprenticeship Levy


Companies are being slow to take advantage of the new Apprenticeship Levy that came into effect in April, suggests David Lynch, managing director of Bis Henderson Academy – inaction that could lead many businesses to miss out on the opportunities afforded under the scheme to up-skill individuals across the enterprise.