Materials handling & storage and supply chain

The importance of supply chain monitoring in the food and drink industry

30 March, 2017 by George Hall | Supplied by: Ideagen

Unannounced audits are now commonplace, with the BRC and larger supermarket chains making these part of their terms of working and simply expecting their suppliers to comply. Would this level of scrutiny have been part and parcel of the industry had the horsemeat scandal not come to light?


HepcoMotion Precision Ring and Track System PRT2

28 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: TEA Transmissions Pty Ltd

The HepcoMotion Precision Ring and Track System PRT2 allows complete 360° or segmental motion and guidance.


Piab piFLOW t vacuum conveying system

27 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Kockums Bulk Systems

Piab's piFLOW t conveyor uses vacuum technology to convey delicate products such as nuts, seeds, beans and lollies, as well as nutraceutical tablets and capsules.


Flexicon TIP-TITE bulk transfer system

27 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Flexicon TIP-TITE bulk transfer system can be used to move material from boxes into a mobile bin with vibratory feeder that services multiple downstream processes.


Apples ain't necessarily apples — travels with apples and spy apples

24 March, 2017 by Cornelia Zogg

On the long journey from the fruit plantation to the retailer's shelf, fruits can quickly perish. In particular, the refrigeration inside the cargo containers is not always guaranteed and existing methods for measuring the temperature are not sufficiently reliable. A sensor developed at Empa in Switzerland solves this problem. It looks like a piece of fruit and acts like a piece of fruit — but is actually a spy.


Enmin Elevating Spiral Conveyor

20 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Enmin Pty Ltd

Enmin's Elevating Spiral Conveyor is an Australian-made range of equipment which fulfils the need for conveying products and raw materials vertically to higher levels or, conversely, down to near ground level.


uni QNB Ball Belt

07 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Ammeraal Conveyor Belting P/L

The uni QNB Ball Belt is a multidirectional belting product that enables a number of key functions.


Oceasoft Bluetooth-enabled dataloggers for cold-chain monitoring

22 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Kenelec Scientific Pty Ltd

Oceasoft has developed two tools to streamline the high-volume management of its Bluetooth-enabled datalogger products.


Panasonic Toughpad FZ-N1 3-in-1 handheld tablet

17 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Panasonic Australia Pty Limited

Panasonic has launched the Toughpad FZ-N1, a lightweight, rugged, 3-in-1 handheld tablet that combines the productivity benefits of a mobile barcode reader, phone and tablet in one device.


ISO project committee aims to simplify traceability

16 February, 2017 by

A new ISO project committee has been established to make traceability simpler for all supply chain actors by using a uniform ISO language globally.


Intralogistics: the start of the road to the smart supply chain

13 February, 2017 by

Intralogistics, like logistics, is about the handling and flow of goods and materials. But with intralogistics, this takes place not on the roads, but instead within a company site.


LinMot linear motor with integrated drive

13 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Motion Technologies Pty Ltd

Motion Technologies has released the LinMot linear motor with integrated drive.


Leuze electronic MLC 530 SPG safety light curtain

10 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Leuze electronic has introduced the MLC 530 SPG (smart process gating) safety light curtain.


Flexicon pneumatic weigh hopper with fill/pass valve

09 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

A weigh hopper with a fill/pass valve for dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems has been introduced by Flexicon.


Wine producer quenches thirst for growth

31 January, 2017 by | Supplied by: Manhattan Associates Pty Ltd

A new warehouse and distribution management solution has helped 14 Degrees grow and deliver better service.


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