Commercial & Manufacturing


Tennent Caledonian Breweries Awards Scottish Catering Contract

Elior UK have been awarded a staff catering contract at Tennent Caledonian Breweries’ Wellpark brewery in Glasgow. The three-year contract will see Elior provide an all-day service in the brewery’s canteen, for up to 375 staff, comprising breakfast and a lunch offer which includes a deli bar and grab and go service. The offer will…


DS Smith Appoints CBRE as Global Real Estate Advisor

CBRE has been appointed global real estate advisor to sustainable packaging business DS Smith. Under the terms of the agreement, CBRE will provide account management, real estate strategy, portfolio services and transactions and estates management services across DS Smith’s portfolio of around 500 properties across 34 countries with a total built footprint of 5.3 million…

Life Safety

How Sprinklers Saved a Warehouse

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, explains how an automatic sprinkler system in a warehouse in Leicestershire in England helping the fire service extinguish a fire and prevent further damage. A fire broke out in the storage area of warehouse premises in Hudson Way, Magna Park at 9:30pm on Thursday, March 16th with…


Savills IM Acquires Bury St Edmunds Warehouse Units

Savills Investment Management has completed the acquisition of five industrial warehouse buildings at Treatt Buildings, Northern Way Industrial Estate, Bury St Edmunds for £5.25 million (£833k per acre). The Northern Way Industrial Estate is located in an established industrial area of Bury St Edmunds and benefits from easy access to the A14, possessing a mix…


Plant-based Cheese Startup Signs Lease for New 66,000 SF South San Francisco HQ Building

Nobell Foods, a startup specializing in manufacturing cheese from plant-derived dairy proteins, has leased 66,234 square feet of Class A office/life science space for its new headquarters in South San Francisco, California in a deal brokered by Cushman & Wakefield. Relocating and expanding its headquarters from a nearby location in SSF, Nobell Foods’ new headquarters…

Automation & AI

EcoStruxure Building Management Systems for warehouses

Schneider Electric is introducing EcoStruxure Building Management Systems (BMS) for warehouses as part of a new offering to improve connectivity for future-ready warehouse operations and deliver greater efficiency and resiliency for the logistics industry. With the logistics industry under pressure from increasing volumes and supply chain challenges, ensuring process efficiencies and robust operations are critical…

Energy Management

Ensuring Operational Resiliency at the World’s Largest Soluble Coffee Facility

Nestlé is deploying EcoStruxure Asset Advisor, Schneider Electric’s connected operational resiliency and efficiency platform at the Nescafé plant in Toluca, Mexico City.   With daily production of approximately one million jars of coffee a day, the plant is Nescafé’s – as well as the world’s – largest facility of its type, and key to the…

Energy Management

Making 2022 More Sustainable

Carl Ennis, CEO of Siemens UK, explains how measures introduced globally by the manufacturer can serve as a template for making buildings greener. Decarbonisation is a journey and, like all journeys, starts with an initial step followed by many more. Siemens has reduced its carbon footprint from manufacturing operations by more than 50 per cent over…


Avoiding the Perils of Control Valve Selection

  27.10.2020, 23:17 Avoiding the Perils of Control Valve Selection Following a checklist can help specifiers and purchasers reduce failure rates for two-way flow control valves says Al Gunnarson, vice president of sales, marketing and product development for Warren Controls. If your facility requires a two-way flow control valve, what kind of questions do you…

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