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Upskilling to ensure smart technology is properly utilised


Suzanne Gill asks whether engineers in the food and beverage process industry have the skills needed to work with changing manufacturing models that e...

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Moving forward with the right skills


Suzanne Gill spoke to a cross section of food industry spokespeople to get their views on the engineering skills that the food industry will need to m...

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What skills are needed to meet current and future needs?


Food Processing spoke to a cross-section of leading food and beverage processors to discuss their perceived engineering skills requirements and how th...

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Skills: a vital ingredient for Industry 4.0 success


Food Processing looks at the changing skills requirements as industry moves towards Industry 4.0. ...

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Training: the challenges and the opportunities


Nik Watson looks at the training challenges and opportunities that now face managers and their staff in the food and beverage sector, whether they are...

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Mind the gap!


Mary Hunter, managing director of Columbus UK, explains why industry needs to nurture the next generation of STEM students to help address the skilled...

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A key ingredient for success


The UK food industry in the UK is experiencing a crisis – fewer new recruits are being attracted into the sector and experienced workers are leaving. ...

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Adding value with an upskilled workforce


Alison Wheelock demonstrates the value of upskilling the workforce. ...

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Line breaking: ensuring best-practice


Cleaning, repair and maintenance of industrial systems can cause damage to pipework. Compliance with a line breaking policy is essential to reduce the...

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Make it all about your people


John Husband argues that achieving a good organisational culture is vital to ensure that goals and objectives are met. ...

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An engineering journey to food


Suzanne Gill reports on the different journeys that young engineers are taking to find their way to the food industry. ...

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Industry needs to pull its socks up to attract new talent


The UK food manufacturing sector is facing a skills gap along with an ageing workforce. A solution needs to be found quickly. Lukas Vanterpool pulls n...

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Viability of Digital Deposit Return Schemes trialled with Ocado


Recycling technology company, Polytag, and Ocado Retail have announced a world-first trial to test the viability of a Digital Deposit Return Scheme (D...

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SCADA benefits


Melissa Topp highlights some of the benefits of SCADA solutions for the food and beverage industry. ...

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Product labelling: going 2D for greater transparency


Rob Ellinor explores the challenges faced by brands when it comes to managing the demands of the eco-conscious consumer and highlights the role that v...

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Danish Crown to invest in new UK bacon factory


Danish Crown has announced a major investment in a new processing facility in Rochdale, to offer high-quality, traceable pork products produced in a m...

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Dual energy x-rays gain traction


Gareth Jones offers his thoughts on the next big technology development for product inspection equipment in food processing applications. ...

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Reducing costs with product inspection technologies


Rob Rogers outlines the ways that modern product inspection technology can help beat production cost increases. ...