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The Impact of Industry 4.0

Posted in on 8th December 2016

The Emergence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution The ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ and ‘Industry 4.0’ are the latest buzzwords featured prominently in the media. They refer to the technological revolution that has been predicted to “fundamentally alter the way we live, work and relate to one another”. The theory gained further momentum after it become a

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Christmas and New Year Opening 2016

Posted in on 7th December 2016

We’ll be closing the main HPS offices in the UK, USA and Australasia over the Christmas holiday period. Please see below for specific dates: HPS UK Office will close at Friday 23rd December, open as usual on Tuesday 3rd January. HPS USA Office will close at Friday 23rd December, open as usual on Tuesday 3rd

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Sustainable Practices for the Wine Industry

The Impact of Climate Change Wine lovers try not to panic! But global wine production could be severely hampered by climate change. Production is set to fall by 5% this year, according to the International Organisation of Wine and Vinen (OIV). What’s more, this year will rank the lowest wine production rate on record for

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Sustainability in the Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry

Rapid Growth and Environmental Responsibility Working Together The Cosmetics and Personal Care sector is an industry that has gone through impressive and rapid growth. By 2020, it’s anticipated that the sales of cosmetics products will rise to a staggering $675bn! So, in such a growing market that doesn’t show any signs of slowing down, how

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How Food and Drink Manufacturers are Minimising Waste

Posted in on 10th November 2016

Environmentally Sustainable Business Practices Sustainability has been high on the agenda for many businesses, both large and small for some time now. An increasing number of businesses are ‘going green’, and have embraced a sustainability strategy. The aim being to mitigate the impact of their operations on the environment. But why has this become a

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Case Studies

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Soft Drinks Manufacturer Central America
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Croda Singapore
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Log House Foods United States
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pigging confectionery production Confectionery Manufacturer UK