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LATEST SKILLS / WORKFORCE...

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Upskilling to ensure smart technology is properly utilised

12/10/2020

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

27/07/2020

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?

23/02/2020

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

16/02/2020

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

20/05/2019

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!

12/04/2018

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

12/03/2018

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

02/03/2018

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

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Line breaking: ensuring best-practice

03/06/2017

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

17/04/2017

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

19/12/2016

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

20/11/2016

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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SCADA benefits

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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

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Danish Crown to invest in new UK bacon factory

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Dual energy x-rays gain traction

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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

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