Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Smith's Snackfoods installs large-scale bulk handling system for new chip line

27 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

For the powder handling and blending portion of Smith's new chip line for its Oven Baked potato chips, it worked with Flexicon Corporation Australia.


Kiwi company cracks food tracking challenge

15 September, 2021

Rfider is one of the winners of the FDA's traceability challenge, with its software-based solution designed to improve food safety.


Dairy group applauds moo-ve to adopt traceability guideline

15 September, 2021

The traceability guideline outlines a standardised approach for the Australian dairy industry to track and identify product as it runs through the supply chain.


What's the missing ingredient for chocolate supply chains?

06 September, 2021

Biotechnology could be used to identify the origin of cocoa beans used in chocolate manufacturing, and also help ethical farmers get a better deal for their beans.


Mobile Industrial Robots MiR250 mobile industrial robot

06 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Konica Minolta Australia has announced the availability of the compact MiR250 mobile industrial robot.


Camfil X-Flo Dust Collectors

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

Camfil X-Flo Dust Collectors are suitable for use in various food processing applications using flour, finely ground spices, seed processing and sugar refinement.


Rack Armour pallet racking upright protection

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Rack Armour Australia Pty Ltd

The pallet racking upright protection range from Rack Armour is designed to minimise damage caused by forklift and warehouse operations.


Twice the speed and improved quality for tortilla producer

26 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Invertek Drives

A new conveyor process was introduced to the tortilla producer's existing manufacturing facility in Athens, Greece.


Flexicon expands global headquarters in the US

03 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

Flexicon Corporation has announced it has expanded manufacturing space at its headquarters in the USA.


Mitsubishi RBF14-16-20CA series sit-down reach truck range

02 August, 2021 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

MLA Holdings released the Mitsubishi sit-down reach truck range for warehouse applications.


Flexicon BULK-OUT BFF Series Mobile Bulk Bag Discharger with Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor

30 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Flexicon Mobile Bulk Bag Discharger with Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor allows dust-free discharging of bulk solid materials and conveying to downstream process equipment or storage vessels throughout the plant.


Key Technology Marathon vibratory conveyors with monobeam construction

22 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

Key Technology introduces its Marathon vibratory conveyors with monobeam construction.


Pneumatic control for soft robots

21 July, 2021 by Holly Ober, UC Riverside writer

Pneumatic soft robots still use some electronic components to control movements but now engineers have designed a pneumatic RAM chip using microfluidic valves.


Electric truck for VB beer deliveries in Melbourne

21 July, 2021

The Volvo FL all-electric truck will be the first of many Linfox electric vehicles that deliver Victoria Bitter.


Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Automation Expert version 21.1

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has released version 21.1 of EcoStruxure Automation Expert, its software-centric universal automation system.


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