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Cage free robot collaborators coming to a factory near you

Cage free robot collaborators coming to a factory near you

More and more factories - and the robotics companies that supply them - are seeing the appeal of collaborative robots. Brent Balinski spoke to Dr Esben Østergaard and Dr Rodney Brooks, both…

Hydraulics company eyes Thai, Chinese opportunities

Hydraulics company eyes Thai, Chinese opportunities

Delta Hydraulics, the country’s biggest independent maker of hydraulics, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Brent Balinski spoke to founder John White about the company’s balance of its…

Building an empire in the dirt

Building an empire in the dirt

Service, innovation and reliability have helped Dobmac prosper over more than three decades supplying the agricultural market. Brent Balinski spoke to the farm machinery company’s Business Manager,…

Liferaft maker blows away the competition

Liferaft maker blows away the competition

Hobart’s Liferaft Systems Australia may not be a household name, but it leads the world in a highly demanding area and is a supplier to navies and shipping giants all over the world. Brent Balinski…

Safer, simpler robots look to change the way we work

Safer, simpler robots look to change the way we work

The first company to release a "co-bot", Universal Robots (UR) would have sold its 5,000th unit this year, and it continues its brisk expansion. Brent Balinski spoke to the company’s co-founder,…

Keeping control systems safe and secure

Keeping control systems safe and secure

Process safety and cyber security are distinctly different disciplines but, as Eric C. Cosman writes, there is growing realisation that they are related.

Looking beyond the type of racking

Looking beyond the type of racking

When it comes to safety, it's not the brand of racking that counts, as Kim Manson writes.


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Technical skills not enough

Technical skills not enough

While technical skills are important, they are not everything. As Alan Johnson writes, manufacturers are advised to also include vital softer skills in their training programs. Employees and employers are calling for more e-learning opportunities.

Thrilled at the prospect

Thrilled at the prospect

Brent Balinski spoke to Southern Prospect’s Lee Whiteley about where Burnie's industrial opportunities might lie in a post-Caterpillar future.

Cage free robot collaborators coming to a factory near you

Cage free robot collaborators coming to a factory near you

More and more factories - and the robotics companies that supply them - are seeing the appeal of collaborative robots. Brent Balinski spoke to Dr Esben Østergaard and Dr Rodney Brooks, both CTOs/co-founders of the two leading "co-bot" companies, about the development of the category, what it offers, and what...

Hydraulics company eyes Thai, Chinese opportunities

Hydraulics company eyes Thai, Chinese opportunities

Delta Hydraulics, the country’s biggest independent maker of hydraulics, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Brent Balinski spoke to founder John White about the company’s balance of its local and international operations.

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Taking Stock of Warehouse Automation Systems

Taking Stock of Warehouse Automation Systems

According to recent research by Honeywell, almost 3000 hours per year are lost at Australian distribution centres on inefficient processes alone. If this is then multiplied by the cost per hour over a 52-week annual work period, the loss in...

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