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How To Become A Chemical Engineer In The UK

Lucy Bell-Young

28th October 2020

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Chemical engineer with safety helmet in front of Oil refinery

Chemical engineering is a lucrative and highly competitive profession that requires a lot of skill. In addition to having the right entry requirements, you’ll also need to undergo an apprenticeship or on-the-job training if you’re looking to pursue a career in this field. This article will explore everything from what a chemical engineer… Continue reading »

Lean Manufacturing Techniques and Tips

Lucy Bell-Young

21st October 2020

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Lean manufacturing is a culture that’s embedded into ReAgent. It’s not a one-off event or project, but the constant dedication to ongoing improvement in all aspects of the company. We’ve compiled 11 of the best lean manufacturing techniques and tips from experts in the field of lean. Whether you’re looking for tips on… Continue reading »

What Are Chemical Raising Agents?

Lucy Bell-Young

14th October 2020

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Top view of muffin ingredients on a table, including raising agents, milk, butter and a whisk

While most of us are familiar with baking powder, there are many other chemical raising agents used to make bread, cake, and pastries. Also known as leavens, these different forms of raising agents release carbon dioxide during the baking process, causing bubbles and foaming to occur. This is what gives baked goods their… Continue reading »

What Is The 8D Problem Solving Process?

Lucy Bell-Young

7th October 2020

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Problem solving concept with root cause diagram

Back in 1983, Ford Motor Company was struggling to cope with the influx of complaints about the quality of American cars, so they decided to approach Dr W. Edwards Deming for his professional advice. Ford had expected Deming’s seminars to revolve around how to improve quality, but instead he focused on how Ford… Continue reading »

What Skills Are Needed For STEM Careers?

Lucy Bell-Young

2nd October 2020

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STEM isometric compositions with classroom activities teacher at board vector illustration

When pursuing a STEM career, be it in science, technology, engineering or maths, you will need to possess the relevant skills. STEM skills are necessary in these fields, and are used by professionals to comprehend and solve the complex problems encountered on a regular basis.  Sometimes, these are logical-mathematical problems that most of… Continue reading »

What Chemicals Are In Cigarettes?

Lucy Bell-Young

30th September 2020

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Structural model of Nicotine on the blackboard.

Despite the known harmful chemicals in cigarettes, as well as their high taxation and all the anti-cigarette warnings issued by governments, cigarette manufacturing is still a very profitable business. Did you know, for example, that the total global revenue from cigarettes in 2020 is estimated at a whopping £547,524,602,650? The annual global profits… Continue reading »

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