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- Nice and Nudie – The Story Of Maximum Production And A Low Temp Chiller
This is the story of Australia’s much-‐loved Nudie Juice. The villain is an ageing chiller, the catalyst is an exceptionally large summer production run and the hero is a quick thinking and dedicated team from Active Air Rentals. Production Manager, Tobias Dunn, Nudie Juice sets the scene: ‘Our juice manufacturing equipment needs to be kept … Continue reading Nice and Nudie – The Story Of Maximum Production And A Low Temp Chiller
- How smart sensing can give human-like perception to your factory automation
Accurate, 3D sensing for factories has previously been prohibitively expensive. Time-of-flight chip advancements recently seen in personal mobile devices help make this is no longer the case. As industrial environments become more and more automated, with higher and higher throughput attended to by fewer people, machines need to be able to see more. For a … Continue reading How smart sensing can give human-like perception to your factory automation
- KEEPING AUTOMATED GUIDED VEHICLES AND SYSTEMS SAFELY ON THE MOVE
In many industries, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and automated guided vehicle systems (AGVSs) are making production and logistics processes more flexible. They are already available on the market in a whole range of variants, and their diversity is increasing all the time. But whether they come in the form of an automated or partly autonomous … Continue reading KEEPING AUTOMATED GUIDED VEHICLES AND SYSTEMS SAFELY ON THE MOVE
- The handheld technology working to eliminate foodborne contaminants
When it comes to the health and wellbeing of consumers, the food industry cannot afford any compromise. Just a single suspected case of contamination can cause irreparable damage to the commercial viability and reputation of the food producer – not to mention a serious dent to the integrity of Australia’s $118.8 billion food industry. While Australia’s food safety … Continue reading The handheld technology working to eliminate foodborne contaminants
- A Cadia Valley Success Story
An on-site trial of a revolutionary mechanical bucket is yielding benefits for Cadia Valley Operations as well as its manufacturer, Keech Mining Supplies.
- Food for Thought
The food and beverage industry is a vital component of Australia’s economy, representing the largest manufacturing sector in the country and making significant contributions both financially and in terms of employment.
- Explosion-Proof Equipment
Cranes and lifting equipment by MHE-Demag are known for meeting and exceeding our business partners’ expectations in productivity, durability and ingenuity. As the experts in designing cranes and lifting equipment for all application needs, we at MHE-Demag are the go-to partner for lifting needs in environments that require explosion proof equipment.
- 5 disruptive trends that will change the face of logistics in 2016
Logistics is on the move; new technology and the advent of big data and mobile applications are changing the face of eCommerce fulfilment. We’ve put together 5 trends that will help businesses ensure their 2016 supply chain management goes ahead without a hitch.
- Sensing and success in Oil and Gas
There is a broad range of sensors required on an oil rig, LNG terminal, and other critical settings involved in the resources industries sector. Below are a few types of sensors, and some reasons why expert advice is essential.
- When Prevention is the Cure
While virtually unknown before the 1950s, food allergies have emerged as one of the most serious and prevalent public health issues in the developed world. According to the Allergen Bureau, food allergens are typically naturallyoccurring proteins in foods or derivatives of them that cause abnormal immune responses.
- Does The ISO Standard Always Deliver The Best Product?
While ISO standards play an important role in design, they are not the be all and end all. This whitepaper shows that engineers should be prepared to occasionally look beyond the standard in their quest for the best industrial solutions. Download this whitepaper by filling in your details in the form below.
- Time to Smarten Up Your Factory
Industry 4.0 guides the German approach to its manufacturing future. There are many reasons why it’s relevant – and even critical – to Australia, and why ignoring it could consign our industry to irrelevance.
- Increasing Productivity and Generating Savings in One Easy Step
Keystone Lintels is one of the UK’s leading
manufacturers of lintels for the construction industry, with production facilities in Cookstown, Ireland and Swadlincote, England.
- Keeping the News Presses going
Simon Leach has a large and complex job, as Electrical Services Coordinator for the Fairfax Media Group, Simon has to ensure that the printing presses are ready to run every day; after all, news is a time critical commodity.
- No More Risky Business – A Guide to Risk Reduction in Modern Manufacturing
Machine safety and risk management is a major concern. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the highest rates of workplace injuries are found among more manual, blue-collar occupations such as labourers (88 injuries per 1000), machinery operators and drivers (86), and technicians and trades workers (78) . These groups are also identified as those … Continue reading No More Risky Business – A Guide to Risk Reduction in Modern Manufacturing
- Creating An Enhanced Worksite Safety Ecosystem
In the 12 years from 2003 to 2014, 3000 Australians lost their lives in work-related incidents. This year alone, more than 40 Australians were killed at work in just the first four months. This whitepaper will outline the various safety hazards experienced on worksites, and how Honeywell Analytics’ new MicroRAE gas detector can help combat … Continue reading Creating An Enhanced Worksite Safety Ecosystem
- Scaling for Growth with Multi-Tier Business Systems
To tier or not to tier? That is often the question when developing a strategy to replace or consolidate business systems, especially ERP systems. But there’s all kinds of complexity in this decision, especially for manufacturing companies.
- Shop floor automation: A necessity for competitive manufacturing
The manufacturing industry has seen great turbulence over the past decade. Global competition has reached new heights. Customers expect products more quickly than ever—and at a lower cost.
- How to Survive Australia’s Manufacturing Evolution: Free Whitepaper
This free eBook from ABB, is intended to remind manufacturers of the critical role they play in the longevity of Australia’s economy, and explains how adopting advanced, knowledge-based power and automation solutions can help companies increase productivity, reduce waste, and squeeze every last ounce of value from our finite resources.
- Involved in welding? Check out the most important video you will watch this year
Welding is a complex business and it’s no secret that the Australian fabrication and steel industry is going through a tough time at the moment. Find out more in this 2 minute video.