Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Tackling food fraud with blockchain technology

11 December, 2017 by

A new research project called BeefLedger has been launched by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) that aims to track beef from the paddock to the plate and fight food fraud.

Johnson Controls YLAA Air-Cooled Scroll Chillers

07 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Johnson Controls Australia Pty Ltd

Johnson Controls has expanded its YORK line of YLAA Air-Cooled Scroll Chillers up to 230 t. The extended capacity offers a more cost-competitive solution to 230 t opportunities without sacrificing size, quality and efficiency.

Bacharach R514A and R452B refrigerant gas detector

07 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: System Control Engineering Pty Ltd

Bacharach has announced the addition of two new gas options, R514A and R452B, for its MGS-250 infrared refrigerant gas detector product family.

Bosch Australia and Monash University launch Melbourne ag-tech facility

04 December, 2017 by

Bosch Australia has collaborated with Monash University on a new ag-tech facility which aims to address the challenges faced by the agriculture sector using new techniques such as automated harvesting, sensing networks and driverless vehicles.

Burnt bakery rises from the ashes better than before

04 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Gebo Cermex at Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

After a serious fire in an industrial bakery, a complete rebuild was required. Though constrained by a challenging time frame, a complete end-of-line solution, managed via a centralised supervision system connected with the site's ERP (enterprise resource planning), was wanted.

Emerson Rosemount 5408 radar level transmitter for bulk solids

22 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson has launched a dedicated version of its Rosemount 5408 non-contacting radar level transmitter to meet the specific demands of bulk solids level measurement.

Flexicon TIP-TITE Drum Tipper

21 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

Flexicon's TIP-TITE Drum Tipper for 115 to 200 L drums features an elongated discharge cone that mates with the gasketed inlet of low-height receiving vessels, allowing dust-free transfer of free-flowing bulk solid materials.

Bacharach CO2 leak detection monitor

08 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: System Control Engineering Pty Ltd

As the use of CO2 gas increases in popularity as a natural refrigerant due to its low environmental impact, Bacharach has developed a CO2 leak detection monitor for industrial and retail refrigeration applications.

Loscam opens depot in Sydney

31 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Loscam Ltd

Pallet pooling company Loscam recently celebrated the opening of its new depot located in Erskine Park, Sydney.

Honeywell ScanPal EDA70 tablet

27 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Honeywell Building Solutions

Honeywell's enterprise-ready tablet, the ScanPal EDA70, provides workers with real-time connectivity for business-critical applications and efficient data capture capabilities.

NORD LogiDrive standardised drive systems

27 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS (Aust) Pty Ltd

The LogiDrive line of three preferred drive variants is optimised for intralogistics applications and simplifies purchasing, engineering, commissioning and spare parts stocking.

The cobots are coming to a food industry near you

26 October, 2017 by

A new generation of robots is on the verge of making the breakthrough in the food and beverage industry: the cobots.

Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 6000 medium-voltage AC drives

26 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 6000 medium-voltage AC drives, from Rockwell Automation, offer expanded, user-friendly motor control for compressors, pumps and fans in variable and constant torque applications.

Consumers confused over 'organic' and 'non-GM' food labels

26 October, 2017 by

Researchers found that many consumers have difficulty distinguishing the difference between foods labelled as "organic" and "non-genetically modified", with some viewing them as synonymous.

Turck TBEN-S-RFID and TBEN-L-RFID interface modules

23 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

To simplify RFID integration across industrial environments, Turck has released two interface modules: the TBEN-S-RFID and TBEN-L-RFID.

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