Category Archives: compressed air

New manufacturing news website goes live

After over 1000 blogs, the Whats Happening in Manufacturing blog spot has grown up and become the sector’s newest fully functioning 24/7 manufacturing news website. WHIMFING.com (What’s Happening In Manufacturing) boasts “no frills; just facts”. It’s “where busy people who … Continue reading

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Atlas Copco ships £6million package

Atlas Copco Compressors has completed delivery of its single largest-ever UK designed and built order, comprising instrument and process air compressor modules, worth in excess of £6million, to Kazakhstan where it will be used as part of a large project … Continue reading

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Penlon opens new ‘lean’ production facility

Penlon Medical Gas Solutions has opened a new production facility at its headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire where it employs more than 70 people. The company, part of Atlas Copco, provides medical gas systems, medical vacuum equipment, and pipeline components for … Continue reading

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Manufacturers could save £110m on compressed air: Carbon Trust

Manufacturers could save up to £110m a year by taking simple low and no cost actions to improve their compressed air systems and processes, according to new guidance published by the Carbon Trust. The Trust claims that, contrary to perception, … Continue reading

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Majorsell celebrates new facility opening

Airbrake manufacturing specialist Majorsell, which supplies into 70 countries, has been celebrating its expansion by showcasing its new 20,000 sq ft facility in Sandwell at an open day where it predicted a record 2012. The new premises were officially opened … Continue reading

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Compressor specialist counters power-hungry reputation

A leading compressed air specialist is attempting to counter the reputation of compressor power being among the most energy hungry aspects of manufacturing plants by arguing that energy recovery technology not only saves energy but can also be an energy … Continue reading

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