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28.03.2019

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Discover the Advantages of Decentralised Control in Bulk Material Handling

The world of bulk material handling seems easy at first glance: moving, filling, delivering. The art of dealing with a variety of different materials, however, lies in the details, such as the docking and undocking of containers at weighing stations. In the process, cross-contami...

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17.01.2019

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Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

Skids, package units and flexible modules: The trends and facts in modular plant engineering – Flexible like a construction kit and powerful like a made-to-measure system: Modularisation has the potential to herald in a new era of plant construction. However, on the way there, th...

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14.06.2012

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System Solutions — Hype or Prerequisite for Tangible Monetary Benefits?

Individual valves or valve terminals to control pneumatically-automated process valves? What are technical and economic advantages of these two methods? How to judge the influences with regard to commissioning? Answering this questions can result in more than 40 percent cost savi...

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04.11.2011

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Significant Amount of Cost Advantages Can Be Derived From Standardisation

The new facility Pfieffewiesen of B. Braun Melsungen AG in Germany is a masterpiece of engineering – from architecture to logistics to the office organisation. The core is the ‘Leading Infusion Factory Europe (LIFE),’ the most modern manufacturing of infusion solutions in Europe....

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