Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Automation & robotics

Universal Robots UR16e cobot

03 October, 2019

Universal Robots' UR16e cobot with a 16 kg payload capability is suitable for heavy-duty material handling.


OnRobot Digital I/O Converter Kit and Quick Changer

24 September, 2019

The OnRobot Digital I/O Converter Kit and Quick Changer for OnRobot end-of-arm tooling (EoAT) are designed to simplify automation.


Robotic ice-cream store opened in Melbourne this week

18 September, 2019

Salted caramel, rocky road, vanilla and many more flavours will be served by a team of collaborative robots at the Niska store in Melbourne. View the video...


Gentle robotic gripper

17 September, 2019

Engineers from the University of Buffalo have designed a robotic gripper that can adjust the firmness of its grip, preventing anything it holds from breaking.


Warehouse automation increases productivity for Asahi by 250%

29 August, 2019

Dematic has helped Asahi boost its productivity by 250% after installing an Automated Storage and Retrieval System in Asahi's Heathwood distribution centre.


Sidel lends Nestlé a cobotic hand at tea facility

27 August, 2019

Sidel has introduced its cobotic palletising solution to automate Nestlé's tea facility in Orbe, Switzerland.


Helping robots come to grips with motive and context

13 August, 2019

Robots need to understand motive and context to perform tasks safely, opening up new avenues of research into multiple complex technologies and robotics.


Efficient process-controlled access guarding without muting sensors

16 July, 2019

Systems such as conveyor lines with safety light curtains must often reliably distinguish between people and merchandise.


SMC EX600 wireless manifold (EX600-W)

20 June, 2019

The SMC EX600 wireless manifold (EX600-W) is a decentralised solution suitable for robotic applications in the food and beverage industries.


NORD Drivesystems drive solutions

15 May, 2019

Intelligent drive technology is the prerequisite for digitalisation and automation of production.


Cobots are the future of manufacturing

02 May, 2019

Universal Robots, a collaborative robots (cobots) manufacturer, will showcase collaborative man and machine workforce solutions at National Manufacturing Week 2019.


Coperion and Coperion K-Tron WYK diverter valve for CIP cleaning

08 April, 2019

The Coperion and Coperion K-Tron stainless steel WYK diverter valve has been redesigned for CIP cleaning and the ZV rotary valve is now also available in larger sizes.


The digitalisation of food manufacturing

01 April, 2019

Tetra Pak will demonstrate how digital technology can change the way food manufacturing plants operate by unveiling a 'factory of the future' at Hannover Messe 2019.


Schmalz JumboFlex High-Stack vacuum tube lifter

20 March, 2019

The Schmalz JumboFlex High-Stack is a vacuum tube lifter that can be used to ergonomically stack goods with a maximum weight of 45 kg and up to a height of 2.55 m.


Advantech UNO-3285C fan-less control cabinet PC

04 March, 2019

The Advantech UNO-3285C is a high-performance fan-less control cabinet PC.


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