• Company merger puts technology solutions in motion

    September 13, 2007 0 comment

    INMotion Engineering, a company that specialises in high-end conveyor systems, announced today that a world leader in manufacturing technology and stainless steel solutions had taken a significant stakeholding in the company.

  • Manufacturing jobs boost for the sunshine state

    September 12, 2007 0 comment

    Minister for State Development John Mickel today announced 136 new manufacturing jobs for Bundaberg thanks to a decision by Transpacific Industries to significantly expand its current Superior Pak facility.

  • Survey finds industry concerned about environmental future

    September 12, 2007 0 comment

    A NEW report released yesterday based on the largest survey of environment management practices to be conducted in Australia, has found that companies are deeply concerned about greenhouse emissions, and are taking action to reduce their consumption of electricity, gas, water and waste production.

  • Sustainability focus for Toyota’s factories

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    TOYOTA has announced plans for “sustainable plant” activities aimed at increasing the sustainability of its production operations.

  • Applying fieldbus in hazardous areas

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    “IMPLEMENTING Foundation Fieldbus H1 Networks in Hazardous Areas” provides a rigorous discussion of hazardous environments, the standards and practices involved, and considerations for installing a Foundation Fieldbus H1 system.

  • New institute takes trade skills into the future

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    THE serious skills shortage facing not just Australia, but the entire Western world, has been well documented of late.

  • Aussie business joins Wallabies in bid for Rugby glory

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    IT is not only Australian rugby supporters heading to France this month to watch the Wallabies battle it out on the rugby field, but local exporters are also hoping to gain key ground in the overseas marketplace.

  • Design automation puts extra shine on CAD/CAM

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    WITH Australian manufacturers working hard to buck the downward growth curve of recent years, new technology in the manufacturing process is being used to drive up final product value for customers.

  • FEA keeps RPC on track

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    MARK Harrison, engineering manager with RPC Technologies based in Newcastle, NSW, is not sure how the company would operate without FEA technology.

  • Paper plastic the future of reading?

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    MOST of us still buy our daily paper on the way to work and read it on the train or bus.

  • Streamlining product certification

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    IN a tight market, the capacity for manufacturers to bring new products on-stream can literally make the difference between survival and profitability. John Mills reports.

  • Protective suits for robots

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    ROMHELD Australia has introduced the Roboworld range of protective suits designed for robotic equipment operating in extreme environments.

  • Induction heaters

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    ELECTRO-Mechanical Controls has released the new LINMAST “D” range of induction heaters. These units are manufactured in Australia using the latest design, and technology, ensuring a high quality product.

  • Handheld ‘near or far’ cordless scanner

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    INTERMEC has announced the SR61ex, the first handheld cordless scanner to integrate the company’s proprietary Intellibeam EX25 near-far area imaging technology.

  • Tracking software for mining and minerals

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    HONEYWELL has released Material Tracking R100 as part of its Business FLEX manufacturing execution system (MES) applications.

  • Integrated fire fighting pump system

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    THE Godiva World Series pump from GAAM Emergency Products features an integrated compressed air foam system (CAFS) module providing state-of-the-art technology.

  • Technology advances offer industry a boost

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    Latest CAD/CAM/CAE developments are offering manufacturers impressive productivity gains. Alan Johnson reports.

  • Precision slide units

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    METAL Work Pneumatics has added a precision slide to its range of handling units. The new S13 precision slide features a double acting cylinder with a hardened and ground steel guide on the body and a recirculating ball bearing pad fixed to the moving slide.

  • AS-approved isolation and dump valve

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    NORGREN P64S and P74S series monitored soft start air isolation and dump valves have been independently tested and assessed as meeting the requirements for up to Category 4 safety in the AS4024.1501 – 2006 Safety of Machinery standard.

  • Letters to the editor – Too many cheap imports

    September 10, 2007 0 comment

    Hi Alan, WE are importers of Deprag screw assembly equipment air motors and tools as well as other products for the assembly industry.