SSPC, were delighted to be part of Europe’s largest outdoor event, The National Ploughing Championships once again this year in the Science Foundation Ireland tent. The team showed the many visitors how to use a tablet press as it compresses powder into tablets of uniform size and weight. The press shows how tablets are manufactured from a wide variety of materials that then fuse the materials together. In contrast, an antique counter pill maker was also on display, demonstrating older techniques for making pills. This rolling machine made individual pills from paste.