Temperature is the most frequently measured process parameter in the food & beverage industry. That is certainly the case at New Belgium Brewing, an American company that has been brewing craft beer for around 30 years in traditional Belgian beer styles. There are around 100 RTD thermometers installed at the company’s site in Asheville, North Carolina alone.
Marine biologist Richard Thompson has shown how plastic contaminates the environment, but he doesn’t believe the material is necessarily bad. Rather he is calling for a more responsible approach to the way we design, use and dispose of plastic items.
The chemical industry has transformed itself time and again since its inception. Today, this ability to renew is in demand more than ever. The world is undergoing rapid change – and climate protection is the key issue of the future.
‘Stainless steel surfaces, from matte to shiny’ is the company motto at Swiss-based Hug Oberflächentechnik AG. The company has been treating stainless steel products for more than 40 years and specializes in pickling, electropolishing and passivation. To achieve an optimal…
Keeping an eye on the pH value: Process water has to be neutralized before it enters the environment.
The primaries & metals industry must produce in a more efficient, environmentally friendly and safe manner. Andrew Reese, Global Industry Manager at Endress+Hauser, understands the role modern measurement technology plays.
With Endress+Hauser at its side, Acciaierie di Calvisano steelworks can find reliable solutions for plant safety, allowing to focus on its core business activities.
The demand for raw materials is rising, while reserves seem to be dwindling. Producers around the world are thus working toward the same goal of generating more with less. The result, which seems contradictory at first glance, is that reserves are increasing thanks to technological innovations.
Digitalization will affect every industry – and revolutionize the primaries & metals industry, says mining expert Michelle Ash. In a joint interview with CEO Matthias Altendorf, she discusses what this means for partnerships and the ability to collaborate. Ms Ash,…