Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Automation & robotics

Enardo 850/950 Series wirelessly monitored storage tank safety valves

30 March, 2016

Emerson Process Management has introduced the Enardo 850/950 series of wirelessly monitored pressure vacuum relief valves.

Dematic acquires Australian AGV manufacturer NDC Automation

23 March, 2016

Dematic has announced the acquisition of NDC Automation, a provider of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and software in Australia and New Zealand.

Haydon Kerk WGS compact integrated screw/slide system

22 March, 2016

Motion Technologies has available Haydon Kerk's WGS Wide Guide Screw linear slide.

Robot-run lettuce farm to open in Japan

14 March, 2016

A Japanese farm will replace farm workers with robots, producing 50,000 lettuces per day while dramatically reducing labour, energy and water costs.

Industry 4.0 would not be possible without intelligent sensors

29 February, 2016 by Christoph Müller, Manager Global Marketing & Communication, SICK AG

The limitless exchange of manufacturing, product and logistics data supports better decisions and complete transparency across the value chain. Greater resource efficiency depends largely on the equipment that supplies this data: intelligent sensors.

Securing a cut of the beef boom

01 February, 2016

Businesses in the meat processing industry are turning to automation to capitalise on the surge in demand for beef exports.

Voice technology increases warehouse throughput by 80%

14 December, 2015

Upgrading its voice technology will enable Galipo Foods to increase its annual throughput by 80%.

Smith's supply chain revamp a winner

09 December, 2015

PepsiCo has received two awards at the 2015 Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards for its broad-ranging supply chain project at The Smith's Snackfood Company.

Israel Aerospace Industries Robotic Container Management & Storage System

27 November, 2015

Israel Aerospace Industries has introduced the RCMS, an autonomous solution for container management and storage in ports.

Collaborative robot handles 1.5 million eggs per day

05 August, 2015

Egg processor Cascina Italia has installed a collaborative robot solution that prepares boxes on the packaging facility production line.

Robotic harvesting of broccoli

24 June, 2015

Good news for farmers, bad news for kids: the production of broccoli could soon be easier and cheaper thanks to 3D camera technology.

FANUC CR-35iA heavy-duty collaborative robot

17 June, 2015

The FANUC CR-35iA heavy-duty collaborative robot uses integrated vision technology to automatically stop itself from functioning as soon as it touches the human working alongside it.

Gebo Cermex robotic keg handling system

23 March, 2015

Gebo Cermex's robotic key handling system, for depalletising and palletising kegs, is a 6-axis poly-articulated robot designed for various keg sizes.

Haigh's Chocolates to install interactive production robot

24 February, 2015

South Australian chocolate maker Haigh's will unveil Australia's first industrial installation of a Baxter interactive production robot.

Dematic carton singulator

16 February, 2015

Dematic has introduced a carton singulator, suitable for parcel sortation and general merchandise operations.

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