Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Keep road/rail containers cold for 120 h without power

16 January, 2019

In a world first, engineers have built a shipping container using materials that store and release cold energy. It can keep the contents cold for 120 hours.


Enmin Electromagnetic Vibratory Cross Feeder

04 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Enmin Pty Ltd

Enmin's Vibratory Cross Feeder employs standard Enmin LD electromagnetic vibratory drives to convey product and control feed rates.


Modern mango monitoring

04 December, 2018

Insights into mango growers, packers, logistics providers and retailers will follow as sensors and blockchain technology are used to monitor mangoes.


Putting food-safety detection in the hands of consumers

19 November, 2018 by Rob Matheson

Simple, scalable wireless system uses the RFID tags on billions of products to sense contamination.


Sterling Systems & Controls Receiving/Transfer automation application module

16 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Sterling Systems and Controls Inc

Sterling Systems & Controls has announced its automation application module for receiving and material transfer for dry solids.


Flexicon Quick-Ship Programme

13 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

Flexible screw conveyors in popular sizes are available for shipment in two to five days as ready-to-assemble packages with Flexicon's Quick-Ship Programme.


Measuring risks to supply chain disruptions

06 November, 2018

Companies may be able to determine their vulnerability to major supply chain disruptions thanks to a new analytic measure developed by A*STAR researchers.


Enmin Elevating Spiral Conveyors

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Enmin Pty Ltd

Enmin's range of Australian-made Elevating Spiral Conveyors is specifically designed for the food industry.


The truth behind machine vision misconceptions

30 October, 2018 by Harel Boren, CEO of Inspekto | Supplied by: Inspekto

As the machine vision industry goes on to embrace autonomous machine vision, misconceptions remain.


ALC to install an automated meat buffer system

29 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

The Australian Lamb Company plans to improve efficiency and accuracy at its meat processing facility by installing a meat buffer storage and handling solution from Dematic.


Tetra Pak Plant Secure plant management service

24 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak Plant Secure is a plant management service that delivers profitability improvements for customers.


NORDBLOC.1 bevel gear units SK 9x0072.1 series

19 October, 2018 | Supplied by: NORD Drivesystems (Aust) Pty Ltd

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has launched the SK 9x0072.1 series of NORDBLOC.1 bevel gear units that are washdown-optimised for hygienic applications.


Measuring bulk solids: selecting the right technology — Part 2

17 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Measuring the level and volume of bulk solids and powders in a vessel is challenging, so choosing the right measurement technology for the application is critical.


Measuring bulk solids: selecting the right technology — Part 1

16 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Measuring the level and volume of bulk solids and powders in a vessel is challenging, so choosing the right measurement technology for the application is critical.


Brewery installs picking system and keg gripper

16 October, 2018

Finland-based Olvi Brewery has ordered a new robotic dolly picking system and modified solution for keg handling from Cimcorp.


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