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General Process

Process engineering is a complex and continuously changing field. It is an industry that deals in processes that turn raw materials into an end product or commodity. These are generally continuous processes that are crucial to a wide range of sectors, including the pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, food and beverage industries. Process engineers are tasked with the design, implementation, control and optimisation of a wide range of industrial processes. Like most of Industry, the process industry has a number of challenges to navigate, including a skilled labour shortage, technological advances in the Industry 4.0 era, cybersecurity, changing B2B marketing practices, and ongoing regulatory changes.

Process engineering requires a complicated blend of engineering, science, construction and project management to succeed. As such, professionals working in the general process industries need to stay informed across a wide cross-section of specialisms in order to keep their fingers on the pulse. Process Industry Forum acts as a central hub of news, data, trends and opinion for all matters relating to the process industry. Whatever your particular specialism – be it food and beverage, utilities, water and wastewater or any other process industry – we curate all the latest developments relevant to your field, right here in one accessible and convenient location. From process automation, to asset management and maintenance, drives and motors, to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – we’ve got it covered.

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