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The long-awaited return of Appetite for Engineering!

On 9th September, at the MTC in Coventry, we were finally able to host the Appetite for Engineering event, following its postponement due to the ongoing pandemic. 



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A tough belt for frozen products

08/04/2019

WMH has recently completed the installation of a swan-neck elevator conveyor for an independent sausage manufacturer. ...

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New name for AB InBev in the UK

01/04/2019

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I has been revealed as the new name for AB InBev in the UK, as the company reaffirms its commitment to UK & Ireland. ...

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Automated packaging approach makes staff happy

29/03/2019

Migration from manual handling practices and the introduction of modern packaging technology has brought benefits for French meat processor, Sicarev a...

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An energy-efficient solution to pump cream

25/02/2019

Find out how a Cornish cream producer efficiently moves cream around its plant without turning it into butter. ...

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Fast cycle tank cleaner

25/02/2019

One large UK crisp manufacturer found stubborn, sticky residues were remaining in 600mm barrels after flavour concentrates had been transferred. The s...

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End of line improvements help meet product demand

22/08/2016

UPM Conveyors has worked closely with Tims Dairy to deliver the necessary expansion required to meet demand. This called for investment into the end l...

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Turning the next generation into food and drink engineers

11/07/2016

Technology is omnipresent in young people’s lives and this represents a huge opportunity for sectors of UK industry that are struggling with skills sh...

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Finding the perfect mix of craft and automation

20/06/2016

Suzanne Gill visited the Village Bakery Group to find out how this forward-looking craft bakery is managing to find just the right mix of automation t...

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Binghams Food invests in the future

09/11/2015

Potted beef manufacturer Binghams Food has recently invested £100,000 in their operations. Food Processing visited the factory in Sheffield to learn a...

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Ensuring sustainability in the plant-based protein sector

19/06/2022

Nigel Devine explains how and why plant-based protein manufacturers need to valorise their by-products to ensure sustainable production in this growin...

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Dairy introduces sustainable yoghurt pots

23/06/2022

Preston-based yogurt producer, Alston Dairy has introduced a fully recyclable pot to its Ann Forshaw’s Farmhouse Yogurt range. ...

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AI improves maintenance

27/06/2022

Steve Sands explains how new software is evolving to help manufacturers implement a predictive maintenance prioritisation strategy. ...

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Collaboration on sustainability is the way forward

23/06/2022

Despite ambitious climate targets focussing hearts and minds on making businesses more sustainable, there is still a prevailing view that a trade-off ...

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Product inspection: Breaking down barriers

26/05/2022

John Dunlop argues the case for inspection-as-a-service in the food production sector. ...

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Rising energy costs highlight power struggle for manufacturers

19/06/2022

The majority of manufacturers are facing the perfect energy storm as they admit rising energy bills have significantly impacted their margins and abil...

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Standardising data collection in breweries

19/06/2022

Martyn Williams argues the case for cross-facility digitalisation in the brewing industry, and explains why data collection in breweries is vital for ...

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Efficiently delivering batch size one

19/06/2022

For plant managers who are willing to innovate, Alan Smith outlines the growing trend of small batch production and how modular transport systems can ...

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Getting the best out of PLCs

09/09/2015

PLCs are something of an industry giant, so why is there still apprehension when engineering issues arise? Food Processing investigates....