Manufacturing exhibition in focus for Sydney

AUSTRALIA’S manufacturing and technology event, Manufacturing Technology InFocus is to be staged at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, 24 – 26 July 2007

AUSTRALIA’S manufacturing and technology event, Manufacturing Technology InFocus is to be staged next week at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, 24 — 26 July 2007.

Incorporating the former Automate, Austronics and Electrix exhibitions, the exhibition will showcase the latest products and services for the automation, process, electronics and electrical industries.

The exhibition will feature over 150 exhibitors showcasing robotics and automation, instrumentation and control, computers in manufacturing, hydraulics and pneumatics, electronics and electrical products and services.

As well as the exhibition, the organisers have added a comprehensive seminar program over the three days.

Speakers include Dr John Blakemore, president of ManSA, Angus Robinson CEO of AEEMA, Chris Seymour MD Automated Positioning Systems, George Germanos CEO Smart Car Technologies, Philip Sellers, CEO Industry Capability Network, and Rudi Miklosvary, senior export adviser with Austrade.

Special guest presenter on Thursday will be Roger La Salle, Director of the Innovation Centre of Victoria who’s topic will be Innovation What is it? How do you do it?

For further information call John Psalidas, exhibition director, Diversified Exhibitions Australia, 03 9261 4500 or visit www.mtechexpo.com.au.

Products on show will include:

Pick & Place System – Hawker Richardson will be displaying an universal electronics prototyping station. Small batches and prototypes of SMD assembled boards can be mounted fast and accurate using the Essemtec Expert pick & place system. The pick and place head is air suspended, and is said to move gently allowing for fast and accurate work. Hawker Richardson 1300 360 031.

CAD SoftwareCADDIT Australia will demonstrate the new VariCAD product line. The software is said to be an ideal tool in the arsenal of mechanical designers. The cross-platform pure geometry based interoperability of the VariCAD product is said to place the software as unique in the value mid-range products. www.caddit.net.

Compliance Particulate MonitoringPhoenix Instrumentation will display PCME’s (UK) new LMS 181 instrument. It uses innovative forward light scatter (pro-scatter) measurement technology to produce a continuous measurement of stack particulate emissions. Phoenix Instrumentation 02 4648 1663.

Laser Marking – Project Engraving & Digital will display the new FiberMark metal marking laser system from Epilog Laser. The laser system offers a large 605 x 303mm (24 x 12”) marking/engraving area and is priced at under $60,000 for the complete system. Project Engraving & Digital 1800 623 627.

ERP Software Syspro will demonstrate the latest version of its flagship product, Syspro 6.0. The Service Pack 1 (SP1) release for Syspro 6.0 contains new functionality as well as further enhancements to the user interface. This release also contains new modules. Syspro Software 02 9870 5555.

Small Colour TFT LCD Screens – Tenrod Australia will display a new small colour TFT LCD screens. Available in various sizes, 3.5, 4.0, 5.6 and 6.4”, the screens are said to ideal for use as small video monitors, instrument display and simulcast video display. Tenrod Australia 02 9748 0655.