- Accelerating Commercialisation grants
- advanced manufacturing
- Australian Defence
- Australian manufacturer
- Australian manufacturing
- Australian supply chain
- BAE Systems
- battery storage
- Collins Class Submarines
- COVID-19 recovery
- David Chuter
- Deakin University
- Flinders University
- Global Growth Index
- industry 4.0
- Karen Andrews
- local business
- medical cannabis
- Melissa Price
- Pilz Australia
- Research And Development
- safety relays
- Small Business Friendly Approvals Program
- Thales Australia
- universal robots
- Victorian government
- WA state government
Supply chain management and resilience in 2021 – The Playbook
With COVID-19 impacting our entire supply chain in Australia, now more than ever are manufacturers and those in the wholesale trade asking – what next. The team at Wiise worked with industry Business Consultants, IT Managers and CFO’s as well as supply chain experts from KPMG Australia to look at what businesses need to do … Continue reading Supply chain management and resilience in 2021 – The Playbook
How to champion a new manufacturing ERP
The timing has never been more urgent for small and medium-sized manufacturers and job shops to embrace transformative technologies, including best-of-breed enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Market conditions will likely be changing rapidly in the near term, and manufacturing organisations of all sizes will need to improve operational efficiency in order to remain competitive. You … Continue reading How to champion a new manufacturing ERP
How to determine ERP functionality needs
This report by ECI Software Solutions provides a guide for understanding your ERP functionality options and determining your business’ unique needs.
Digital transformation: The present and the future of manufacturing businesses
Over the next decade, technologies including cloud computing, internet of things (IoT), and advanced robotics will become increasingly connected by a common “digital thread”: The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software system which links every phase of the product life cycle.
Accurate placement on the can
The new rotary applicator from Geyssel Sondermaschinen GmbH attaches up to 30,000 objects such as drinking straws, spoons or forks to cups, cans or bottles per hour. And it always positions these items so that neither the logo nor the product information is covered – while also ensuring that safety isn’t put at risk despite … Continue reading Accurate placement on the can
Safety Spotlight magazine: Insights for the Australian industry
The October 2020 edition of Blackwoods’ Safety Spotlight explores topics and solutions that are critical to keeping people safe on the worksite.
ERP selection and implementation toolkit
What you need to know about ERP selection and implementation and the tools to understand how it applies to your business.
Adapt fast or disappear
A report for operations leaders to navigate the seas of opportunity, accelerate change, and build resiliency beyond COVID-19.
Spatial awareness: Maximising warehouse efficiency with a safety-first approach
This whitepaper discusses the key issues affecting the materials handling sector in the context of current events. Moreover, it proposes a series of safety-first initiatives to help companies optimise their existing warehouse space and increase their ability to move product faster and more effectively.
[ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] Building resilience in your supply chain with cloud ERP
How have businesses in manufacturing, distribution and warehousing adapted during these times? It starts with the right tech. Recent events have proved the need to have a flexible and adaptable operating model. And investing in technology like cloud ERP can do just that. Join Wiise success manager, Chris Mackenzie, and solutions achitect from KPMG, Caroline … Continue reading [ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] Building resilience in your supply chain with cloud ERP
Blackwoods – Selecting appropriate impact protection
Impact injury risk is common in many industry sectors, with worker’s hands most likely to suffer the effects of unwanted forcible contact with machinery, tools and other hazards.
Is your manufacturing ERP flexing its muscle?
This short guide will take you through the six common ways a lack of flexibility in your ERP can impact your profits—and why the new generation of software is the answer.
PSENopt II – Safety solution is almost a work of art!
If the safety of machinery is to be optimised, this requires expertise and an in-depth hazard assessment. This helps plant operators to stay on the right path and to avoid unnecessarily long downtimes. In the tank facility of the heating technology specialist Vaillant in Bergheim, the consultancy services of automation specialists Pilz led to an … Continue reading PSENopt II – Safety solution is almost a work of art!
Six ways rugged tablets are changing logistics and materials handling
Rugged tablets, designed to keep working even in tough environments, will deliver the reliability, uptime, and compatibility that industrial companies in the logistics, field services, and warehouse management fields need to ensure an effective return on their investment.
Eight ways ERP will save your manufacturing company
If your company plans to grow, it must take steps early
on to lay the foundation for that growth. No step is more
important than the decision to select and implement an
Webinar: A no fail recipe to fix bottlenecks in food and beverage manufacturing
As a food and beverage manufacturer, you operate on small batches and at high speed; with short expiry times and tight timelines. But with the need to be cost competitive, even relatively minor bottlenecks can have a significant impact on productivity. Your factory may have issues complying to food and beverage regulations. Lack of supply … Continue reading Webinar: A no fail recipe to fix bottlenecks in food and beverage manufacturing
Building a facility for the future
A state-of-the-art facility supports company anticipated growth, while incorporating green design principles.
10 signs your business has outgrown its current system
Is your existing software solution exactly what your business needed years ago? There are a growing number of generic software packages available today that are both diverse and easyto-use for a startup or very small business. However, the very reasons that make them suitable for a startup become the reasons why they become a hindrance … Continue reading 10 signs your business has outgrown its current system
A guide to help manufacturers get safely back to business beyond COVID-19 and into the future
The unexpected, sobering impact of COVID-19 still reverberates across the manufacturing industry globally. With regulations continuously evolving, challenges to implement new processes to meet the change in labour, supply and demand continue to abound. This comprehensive guide features trends and insights currently emerging in the manufacturing industry. Use it as your playbook to reopen with … Continue reading A guide to help manufacturers get safely back to business beyond COVID-19 and into the future
Safety systems ensure productive workplaces for humans and robots
In workplaces, robots are now being configured to work alongside humans and can lead to savings in costs and increases in productivity. This is apparent not only in service applications, but industrial processes that are accustomed to working with robotic systems, having used them for half a century. Unlike previous robotic applications, collaborative robots cannot … Continue reading Safety systems ensure productive workplaces for humans and robots