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  • Salisbury Poultry factory expansion to create up to 100 jobs
    Midlands-based Salisbury Poultry has unveiled a major three-phase expansion plan for its poultry processing facilities in Wolverhampton, which is set to create up to 100 jobs.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 9:33am -
  • Skills proposals welcomed, but more needed, says trade body
    Food industry representatives have welcomed Government proposals for more employer involvement in developing vital skills but have claimed they do not address all the sectorâs concerns.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 9:32am -
  • Müller worker dies after contracting COVID-19
    One person has died from COVID-19 and 47 have tested positive for the disease at MÃller Milk & Ingredientsâ site in Bridgwater, Somerset, leading to scaled down production.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 9:10am -
  • G&J Distillers parts review has vital bearing on operations
    G&J Distillers has overhauled a type of bottling machine ring bearing to safeguard continued operation and optimise performance in partnership with parts supplier RA Rodriguez.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 7:39am -
  • Food firms consider automated temperature monitoring probe
    An automated core temperature measurement system that boosts food safety is being considered by food firms including a major Irish poultry processor following the signing of a worldwide licensing agreement to market it.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 5:29am -
  • Apprentice of the Year finalist Henry Greer
    Finnebrogue Artisan apprentice automation engineer Henry Greer offers thoughts on food industry apprenticeships in 2020 and being shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 11:37am -
  • Fortress Technology unites inspection, checkweighing and IoT
    Fortress Technology has expanded its new range of intelligent inspection systems for food manufacturers developing IoT lines, including an extra-large (XL) version for bulk applications.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 11:22am -
  • Smart camera combines 3D and 2D inspection systems
    Cognex Corporation has launched a âfirst-of-its-kindâ smart camera that allows engineers to quickly, accurately and effectively solve a range of inspections on automated production lines.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 11:16am -
  • Unilever trials portable ‘travel factories’
    Unilever has unveiled a portable âtravel factoryâ that operates inside a 40ft (12 meter) sea container, able to be moved all over the world.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 21, 9:35am -
  • Brexit red tape leads to food waste worries
    Concerns over food waste have been raised within the meat and seafood industries following border delays as a result of the new UK customs system.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 21, 8:20am -

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  • newNanoparticles no longer safe from photon avalanches

    Nanoparticles no longer safe from photon avalanches

    An illustration of the chain-reaction process underlying the photon-avalanching mechanism that has now been realized in lanthanide nanoparticles. In this process, the absorption of a single low-energy photon sets off a chain reaction of energy transf…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jan 21, 4:00am -
  • newSynthetic shape-shifting collagen with potential biomedical applications

    Synthetic shape-shifting collagen with potential biomedical applications

    We have demonstrated that we can create different collagen architectures, such as tubes and sheets, that are not observed in nature and trigger the interconversion between themVincent Conticello and Andrea MergA shape-shifting nanomaterial that conve…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jan 21, 3:59am -
  • Atlas shows way to colorful carbon nanotube films

    Atlas shows way to colorful carbon nanotube films

    This atlas illustrates the inherent colors of 466 types of carbon nanotubes with unique (n,m) designations based their chiral angle and diameter. Image courtesy of Kauppinen Group/Aalto University.Nanomaterials researchers from Finland, the US and Ch…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 21, 4:00am -
  • 2020 Winners Announced: EnSM Achievement Award and EnSM Young Scientist Award

    2020 Winners Announced: EnSM Achievement Award and EnSM Young Scientist Award

    Dr. Yoshino AkiraDr. Ho Seok ParkEnergy Storage Materials Journal is delighted to announce the 2020 Awards winners, selected by the journal editors, from a large number of nominations.Warm congratulations to the winners! Winner of the 20…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 5:30am -
  • Thermal analyzers help material QA

    Thermal analyzers help material QA

    Hitachi has launched two new differential scanning calorimeters (DSCs) suitable for materials development and product quality control.Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Corp has launched two new differential scanning calorimeters (DSCs) suitable fo…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 6:45am -
  • RadiciGroup joins Pinfa

    RadiciGroup joins Pinfa

    RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers has joined Pinfa.RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers has joined Pinfa, the flame retardant and halogen-free producers and users association.According to the company, members of Pinfa, which is part of th…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 6:30am -
  • New powder coating business in Scotland

    New powder coating business in Scotland

    Kenny Carmichael with Gillian Thomson, branch manager at MSP Scotland.Vivalda Group, a UK supplier of building materials, has launched Prism Powder Coating, a standalone powder coating business based in Scotland.This follows Vivalda’s acquisiti…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 6:30am -
  • Thin layer ZnO generates record piezoelectricity

    Thin layer ZnO generates record piezoelectricity

    Uniformly grown large-area ZnO ultrathin sheet on SiO2.Thin layers of zinc oxide (ZnO) just a nanometer thick, laid down on silicon dioxide (SiO2), show record levels of piezoelectricity, eight times that achieved in bulk material, according to new r…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 21, 9:00am -
  • Exel appoints new sales manager
    Exel Composites has appointed Steve Cook as its United Kingdom and Ireland regional sales manager.Cook previously held roles with US glass composite manufacturer Owens Corning and metal powder manufacturer, Carpenter Additive. He has managed activi…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 21, 6:00am -
  • AM machine distribution in Italy

    AM machine distribution in Italy

    A cross section of a 3D printed heat exchanger. (Photo courtesy PWR.)CRP Meccanica, which specializes in CNC Machining, has signed an agreement with VELO3D to distribute its metal 3D printers in Italy.CRP will also provide technical assistance to…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 21, 6:00am -

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  • New technique builds super-hard metals from nanoparticles

    New technique builds super-hard metals from nanoparticles

    Metallurgists have all kinds of ways to make a chunk of metal harder. They can bend it, twist it, run it between two rollers or pound it with a hammer. These methods work by breaking up the metal's grain structure—the microscopic crystalline domain…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 21, 8:32am -
  • Highly functional membrane developed for producing freshwater from seawater

    Highly functional membrane developed for producing freshwater from seawater

    Professor Matsuyama Hideto's research group at Kobe University's Research Center for Membrane and Film Technology has successfully developed a new desalination membrane. They achieved this by laminating a two-dimensional carbon material on to the sur…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 10:58am -
  • Single atoms as a catalyst

    Single atoms as a catalyst

    For years, the metal nanoparticles used in catalysts have been getting smaller and smaller. Now, a research team at TU Wien in Vienna, Austria have shown that everything is suddenly different when you arrive at the smallest possible size: a single at…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 9:39am -
  • Degradable sugar-based polymers may store and release useful molecular freight

    Degradable sugar-based polymers may store and release useful molecular freight

    Degradable, bio-based polymers offer options for chemical recycling, and they can be a tool to store and release useful molecules. Scientists have developed a class of sugar-based polymers that are degradable through acid hydrolysis. The researchers…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 9:39am -
  • Making masks smarter and safer against COVID-19

    Making masks smarter and safer against COVID-19

    A new tool for monitoring COVID-19 may one day be right under your nose. Researchers at the University of California San Diego are developing a color-changing test strip that can be stuck on a mask and used to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a user's breath or…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 8:37am -
  • Squeezing a rock-star material could make it stable enough for solar cells

    Squeezing a rock-star material could make it stable enough for solar cells

    Among the materials known as perovskites, one of the most exciting is a material that can convert sunlight to electricity as efficiently as today's commercial silicon solar cells and has the potential for being much cheaper and easier to manufacture.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 4:20pm -
  • Small electric fields can play decisive role in formation of diamond

    Small electric fields can play decisive role in formation of diamond

    Diamond, like graphite, is a special form of carbon. Its cubic crystal structure and its strong chemical bonds give it its unique hardness. For thousands of years, it has also been sought after as both a tool and as a thing of beauty. Only in the 195…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 3:05pm -
  • Producing green hydrogen through the exposure of nanomaterials to sunlight

    Producing green hydrogen through the exposure of nanomaterials to sunlight

    A research team from the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) has joined forces with French researchers from the Institute of Chemistry and Processes for Energy, Environment and Health (ICPEES), a CNRS-University of Strasbourg joint…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 3:04pm -
  • Boosted photocatalysis for hydrogen evolution: Reactant supply thru phosphonate groups

    Boosted photocatalysis for hydrogen evolution: Reactant supply thru phosphonate groups

    Water splitting research for solar hydrogen production has focused on physical processes inside the semiconductor, such as light absorption, charge separation, and chemical processes on the surface that are highly complex and rely on the development…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 3:02pm -
  • First-ever atomic resolution video of salt crystals forming in real time

    First-ever atomic resolution video of salt crystals forming in real time

    Two novel techniques, atomic-resolution real-time video and conical carbon nanotube confinement, allow researchers to view never-before-seen details about crystal formation. The observations confirm theoretical predictions about how salt crystals for…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 3:02pm -

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