Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Automation & robotics

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.

Will robotics entice young farmers back to the land?

03 February, 2015

Some of the world's top agricultural roboticists are currently meeting at the University of Sydney to discuss future directions for the globe's horticultural and farming industries.

Premier Door Systems industrial doors

17 January, 2015

Premier Plastics has begun trading as Premier Door Systems. The company offers a range of commercial and industrial doors.

KUKA KR QUANTEC PA Arctic palletising robots for low temperatures

16 January, 2015

KUKA Robotics Australia has launched the KR QUANTEC PA Arctic, a cold-resistant adaptation of its standard palletising robot.

Flying robots to take over inventory control

03 December, 2014

Inventories in large warehouses could soon appear quite different and proceed to take flight, in the truest sense of those words.

Dinnissen Dima 1200 bag emptier with integrated automated pallet handler

05 August, 2014

Dinnissen Process Technology has developed a bag emptier with an integrated automated pallet handler suitable for companies looking to process large numbers of bags.

BEUMER Group BG software suite for material flow control

05 August, 2014

The BEUMER Group has developed the BG software suite, which allows users to control their material flows from start to finish.

Sick GR18 cylindrical photoelectric sensors

14 July, 2014

Sick GR18 cylindrical photoelectric sensors are suitable for detecting presence and positioning in a wide range of applications. The sensors are suitable for both space-saving and flexible mounting solutions as no special bracket is needed.

Flexibility the key ingredient in production overhaul

10 July, 2014

British Bakels looked to Matcon to improve their production flexibility in order to accommodate their broadening portfolio of bakery ingredient premixes.

Pasta, present and future

10 July, 2014 by Charles Newbery

The biggest branded food producer in Argentina stacks delicate bags of pasta faster and more efficiently with robotic automation.

Size matters - Australia's largest food palletising solution

09 July, 2014 by Charles Newbery

The new George Weston Foods production facility in Castlemaine, Victoria, is now home to Australia's largest robotic palletising system, featuring 16 ABB palletising robots.

Red Lion ProducTVity station

30 June, 2014

The Red Lion ProducTVity station can collect, record and display KPIs and machine status messages on any TV, monitor or projector equipped with a DVI/HDMI interface.

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