- Australian Bureau of Statistics
- Australian Space Agency
- Deakin University
- economic growth
- Energy Management
- federal government
- industry 4.0
- Karen Andrews
- Queensland state government
- South Australia
- space industry
- Swinburne University
- University of Queensland
- Western Australia
- Women in Industry
- Sage Automation expands into Whyalla
SAGE Automation is ramping up its operations in the Iron Triangle of South Australia
- Company throws weight behind sustainability
CHEP Asia-Pacific has urged its food supply chain partners to think about sustainable distribution right across the supply chain, not just within company boundaries, to secure the future of an increasingly fragile food supply ecosystem.
- Particleboard production constrained by lack of manufacturing facilities
GLOBAL production of particleboard is expected to exceed 75 million cubic metres annually by 2011, according to leading industry analyst and economic forecaster, BIS Shrapnel.
- Demand for ISO management systems continues to grow
THE International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) just published annual survey reports continued strong demand for quality and environmental management systems certifications
- Heavy duty safety air gun
EXAIR’s new heavy duty safety air gun is a powerful air gun that safely removes chips, dust and other contaminants from products, machinery, and work surfaces.
- High performance press brake
DYE Machinery (Australia) has introduced a new range of NGX press brakes to the Australian market. The DYE NGX model offers larger pressing capacities in the same overall machine length, with the added advantage of increased distances between side frames.
- Motor-reversing solid state relays
CROUZET’s new GN3 series three-phase and motor-reversing solid state relays are the latest addition to the Crouzet product range.
- Intelligent 8-axis motion controller
BALDOR has launched a new version of a popular ‘all-in-one’ motion automation solution supplied in a rugged and ready-to-use packaged form.
- Low cost shrinkwrappers
NEW LSK Series machines by SMI, described as “the world’s most affordable automated shrinkwrappers” are now being commissioned in Europe.
- Robotic solutions automate packaging
PERFECT Packaging has introduced the IRB 2400, an industrial robot from Tecnopack of Italy.
- Vacuum gripper systems
PIAB’s new VGS series of products is comprised of three gripper system sizes: 2010, 3010, and 5010.
- RFID system configuration software
TURCK has announced new configuration software for its recently introduced BL ident RFID system.
- Mobile enterprise asset management solution
INFOR has announced Infor EAM Advanced Mobile, an adaptable portable asset management solution that supports multiple applications from a single device.
- Industrial machine deployment systems for OEMs
NATIONAL Instruments has announced the release of the new NI cRIO-9072 and cRIO-9074 CompactRIO systems that give engineers and machine builders an ideal solution for rapidly deploying industrial machines at high volume.
- Profibus connectors
2E SysCom has expanded its product range with the introduction of three new Profibus connectors.
- Enhanced HMI/SCADA software
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, has included a wide range of unique features specifically designed for OEMs and their specialised needs in the recently announced Proficy HMI/SCADA – iFIX 4.5.
- Cost-efficient nitrogen supply
ATLAS Copco Compressor Technique is launching a full range of nitrogen generators.
- Group programs deliver big benefits
IN Victoria, three inter-related organisations are facilitating improvements for participating manufacturers, and impressive results are being achieved.
- Moderate growth for industry in November
ACTIVITY in Australia’s manufacturing industry grew moderately in November with the Australian Industry Group – PricewaterhouseCoopers Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) rising 0.5 points to 53.8 (still above the key 50.0 level separating expansion from contraction).
- Efficient container handling heads to the UK
THE FIRST Mobicon was sold in the UK market was recently delivered to Karl King Transport in Suffolk, England.