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 CONTENTS COVER STORY 6


BOILERS, PUMPS & VALVES


Get smart: the pumping operations enjoying a digital makeover and improving efficiency


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FACILITIES MANAGEMENT


New enterprise performance management software that will transform business operations


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Managing losses in compressed air systems with thermal mass flow technology


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4. More than half of SME’s do not currently use the cloud


FEATURES Boilers, Pumps & Valves


10. Get smart: the pumping operations enjoying a digital makeover


12. Be your own hero - invest wisely in the right control valve


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Compressed Air 16. An innovative design for air compressors





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18. Waste not, want not: reducing the costs of compressed air


Facilities Management


20. New enterprise performance management software that will transform business operations


Warehousing, Handling & Storage 24. Levelling the playing field


26. Port of Tilbury still reaping the benefits of a 30-year-old warehouse


Skills 32. Tackling the STEM gender gap


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