Finch to present on The Brewing Engineering Association Webinar

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Howard Wheeler and Tristan Pulford are to give a presentation on changes to UK engineering standards following Brexit (including UKCA and ATEX) as part of the Brewing Engineering Association webinar, Brewery Engineering Changes and Challenges.

The Brewing Engineers Association with promotional support from the Institute of Brewing & Distilling has brought together a group of expert speakers who will discuss current challenges faced by Brewing Engineers.

There will be other presentations included, so be sure not to miss this.

“Robotics in the Brewery” Mike Crarer, Sales Manager at SCM Handling Robotic Automation

  • Introduction to the latest developments in Robotics for the Brewing Sector, including the influence of “Industry 4.0”.
  • A case study with video, highlighting a recent project at Bath Ales on behalf of St. Austell Brewery.

“Changes to UK engineering standards following Brexit” Howard Wheeler and Tristan Pulford, Principal Consultants at Finch Consulting

  • Considerations of how Project specifications may need to be updated following Brexit and for UKCA marking;
  • When does UKCA, UKNI, CE marking apply, to what products and from which geographical areas?;
  • What will change relating Notified Body certified products (e.g., some ATEX products)?;
  • Can CE marked products still be obtained for use in Great Britain?

“Cyber Security for production networks in the brewing and beverage industry” – Stefan Gallenberger, Cyber Security Consultant at Krones Group

  • In the first part, we will discuss the current threat situation in the brewing and beverage industry and have a closer look at recent ransomware attacks especially to breweries, and how these attacks work.
  • In the second part, we will explain the best options to secure your production networks and propose a structured approach for this complex topic.
  • Finally, we will answer the question, why is it the best approach to regard Cyber Security as an operational task for the daily business

“Let’s Talk About Mental Health and Safety” – Nigel Bowker, Blackhall Consulting

Whereas workplace physical injuries have been in decline over a long period, mental injury statistics are showing no improvement. The theme of this presentation is that we should adopt those techniques that have helped to deliver improvements in physical safety to improving the workplace mentally.

The webinar is taking place on Thursday 9th September at 9:30 am until 13:30 pm.

The webinar is being held on zoom and is free to attend to those that register. Early application is advised as the popularity of the event could cause it to become oversubscribed. To book your place please email [email protected] with your details.

For any more information on UKCA marking please contact [email protected] or for ATEX advice [email protected].

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