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  • Rockwell Automation conference delivers ‘A game plan for success’

    The annual Rockwell Automation RSTechED conference will be held in Brisbane and Auckland this year, focusing on how manufacturing intelligence helps companies reduce costs and achieve plantwide optimisation.

    August 3, 2010 0 comment

  • Register now for Rockwell Automation drives training

    Rockwell Automation has warned that there are only five seats available to its popular variable speed drives training course in Sydney from 12 to 13 August.

    August 2, 2010 0 comment

  • Company claims conveying solution reduces forklift injuries

    Though forklift truck fleets play an important role in bulk materials handling operations, an Australian materials handling specialist is designing automated systems which it claims will replace the need for forklifts.

    July 29, 2010 0 comment

  • New big boss for ABB

    Power and automation technology company ABB has appointed Axel Kuhr as the new country manager for the company’s Australian operations.

    July 27, 2010 0 comment

  • SSI Schaefer wins best global supplier gong

    SSI Schaefer has been ranked the number one global supplier for materials handling by US Magazine, Modern Materials Handling.

    July 15, 2010 0 comment

  • SSI SCHAEFER CROWNED TOP SYSTEM SUPPLIER

    According to Modern Materials Handling’s 13th annual ranking of worldwide materials handling system suppliers SSI Schaefer has been ranked the number one supplier in the world for materials handling for the fourth year in a row.

    July 13, 2010 0 comment

  • HP, Siemens PLM form deal to accelerate PLM adoption

    HP and Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, have formed a global agreement allowing the companies to accelerate client adoption of software and services that reduce the time needed to implement PLM projects.

    April 22, 2010 0 comment

  • Siemens PLM named industry leader in software services

    Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, has for the ninth year in a row been nominated market-leader in PLM software by CIMdata, a PLM industry consulting and research firm.

    April 13, 2010 0 comment

  • Robot aids in an automated world

    Today, efficient production times are vital to a manufacturer’s success. Automated and robotic machine loaders and tenders can improve manufacturing performance, but are they worth it?

    March 31, 2010 0 comment

  • CAD moves to the clouds

    Industrial designers, manufacturers and engineers from around the world met in Anaheim, California last month to see the latest advances in 3D CAD; Alan Johnson was there.

    March 22, 2010 0 comment

  • No room for complacency with CAM

    With manufacturers facing lower customer orders, many companies are looking to improve the productivity of their existing equipment by using more efficient programming tools.

    March 3, 2010 0 comment

  • Schweppes control in the can

    When Schweppes Australia wanted to consolidate the process and logic control system in its Huntingwood production facility syrup room, a sophisticated automation and control system was chosen, based on the ‘PlantPAx’ process control solution from Rockwell Automation.

    February 24, 2010 0 comment

  • Workers better protected under new standards

    Updated robotic safety standards are set to protect workers in more ways than one.

    February 22, 2010 0 comment

  • Industrial design moving to the clouds

    Industrial designers, manufacturers and engineers from around the world met in Anaheim, California earlier this month to see the latest advances in 3D CAD; Alan Johnson was there.

    February 17, 2010 0 comment

  • Drive for efficiency sparks debate

    Kevin Rudd’s plan to fight climate change has led to concerns in the manufacturing industry over rising electricity prices and the subsequent impact on motors and drives.

    February 10, 2010 0 comment

  • Upcoming manufacturing industry events

    Upcoming exhibitions, conferences, seminars, workshops and major events in the manufacturing calendar from Australia and overseas.

    January 29, 2010 0 comment

  • Robotics safety white paper released

    Rockwell Automation has released a white paper that shares its insight on major technology advances, safety and governing international guidelines.

    January 18, 2010 0 comment

  • WA to host Profibus EXPO

    Members of the Profibus Association of Australia (PAA) will showcase their popular Profibus Technical Forum at the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre on March 3, 2010.

    January 13, 2010 0 comment

  • Automation system powers kitchen production

    In a bid to introduce manufacturing efficiencies, Australian Kitchen Industries (AKI), has introduced Australia’s first automated kitchen assembly line with quicker turnaround times and higher quality work.

    November 30, 2009 12 comments

  • Reputation vital for successful exporters

    SME exporters say word-of-mouth referrals, long term relationship building and proven reputation are among the keys to their expansion.

    November 26, 2009 0 comment