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Pigging Myth Debunked! HPS Pigs are Extremely Fast

Posted in on 13th April 2017

How Fast Does a Pig Travel? Blink and You Might Miss it! There are several unfortunate misconceptions and myths about pigging technology, especially in the process industries. These range from pigs not being able to navigate bends and the assumption that they can only travel in one direction. Another myth, and one that can often hinder projects,

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sugar tax

The Sugar Tax – What’s the (Sweet) Alternative?

Posted in on 7th April 2017

The Soft Drinks Industry Levy The Soft Drinks Industry Levy was one of the more notable inclusions in the March 2016 UK budget.  Similar schemes are already in place in France, Hungary and Mexico, while many other countries are giving it serious consideration. Nicknamed the ‘Sugar Tax’ by the media, the levy is forecast to

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Pigging System Commissioning

Posted in on 24th March 2017

World Leading Pigging Experts Recently, HPS had the opportunity to meet with a well-known multinational paint and coatings company to discuss an innovative and reliable pigging solution. They were initially reluctant to use pigging technology because of a previous negative experience with another pigging provider. The quality of care received left them feeling dissatisfied, and disappointed.

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Beer Industry: Environmental Concerns and Regulations

Time to Add Pigging to the Mix? Beer is one of the oldest, and most widely consumed alcoholic beverages in the world. It’s also the third most consumed beverage overall (after water and tea of course!). So, it’s not surprising that the global beer market is expected to generate approximately $750 billion in sales by 2022,

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chocolate pigging

The Future of Chocolate Production

Posted in on 3rd March 2017

Fluctuating Demand and Supply in the Chocolate Industry Over the last hundred years, the chocolate and confectionery industry has witnessed stable growth which has transformed the market into an $80bn (£63bn) a-year global industry. Despite this, the global chocolate and confectionery sector continues to face a wide array of challenges. These include the volatility of

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