- 3d printing
- advanced manufacturing
- Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union
- Cameron Dick
- circular economy
- Karen Andrews
- Leeanne Enoch
- medical manufacturing
- New Zealand
- oil and gas
- Research And Development
- University of Queensland
- Gasless flux cored arc welding (FCAW) wires vs. MIG?
There are a range of factors to consider when weighing up choices for wire-feed welding on a particular job. The most important thing to decide upon is whether to use MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding with a solid wire, or to opt for a Flux Cored Arc Welding wire. This whitepaper will examine the benefits of gasless … Continue reading Gasless flux cored arc welding (FCAW) wires vs. MIG?
- Troubleshooting 4 to 20 mA process control systems without breaking the loop
Anyone who works in any kind of manufacturing plant knows that nothing can ruin a day faster than unscheduled downtime. The lost production time means lower output, which can have a sizable price tag. In a process plant that lost productivity can be magnified because an entire batch of a product could be ruined if … Continue reading Troubleshooting 4 to 20 mA process control systems without breaking the loop
- A Manufacturer’s Guide to Operating Lean with CPQ
There is great uncertainty in the business climate these days. Many folks are still just a bit hesitant to reach for their wallets. The biggest culprits in terms of sowing seeds of uncertainty can be debated, but it definitely is putting a rather large wet blanket on the enthusiasm that we all would like to … Continue reading A Manufacturer’s Guide to Operating Lean with CPQ
- The power of design and product development for the food & beverage industry
Across the world, the Food and Beverage Industry demands mission-critical components that can work seamlessly within hygienic and corrosive wash down environments while also fitting seamlessly into tight dimensional spaces, conserving energy, ease of installation and long cycle life. Find out how SMC can deliver solutions for your Food & Beverage manufacturing needs by downloading … Continue reading The power of design and product development for the food & beverage industry
- How software solutions remove risk & increase compliance
Whether your company has 3 employees or 3000, and the payroll is distributed weekly, fortnightly or monthly, the last thing you want are payroll issues causing employee dissatisfaction. Payroll issues can very quickly escalate into HR problems and occur for a variety of reasons, some of which cannot be resolved as simply as others. However, as a business … Continue reading How software solutions remove risk & increase compliance
- Five ways to Tame the Chain: Mitigating Supply Chain Disruption
Supply chains are a complicated ballet of movements by machines, people, moving parts, supplies and material for use at precisely the right time and in exactly the right place. They may only extend from one end of a room to another, or stretch out over multiple continents. Regardless, when they are blocked, choked or disrupted, the production process is in danger … Continue reading Five ways to Tame the Chain: Mitigating Supply Chain Disruption
- Spiralock Fastners
Spiralock is a technologically superior fastening system ideally suited for threaded joint applications subjected to heavy shock and vibration, extreme temperatures, long hours of strenuous operation, and millions of loading cycles without the opportunity for retightening.
- DTI SmartBolts Visual Indication System
Learn the basics of using the DTI SmartBolts Visual Indication System and improve your operational efficiency.
- 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.