Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Automation & robotics

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.


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.


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.


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.


Universal Robots robotic arms

16 May, 2014

Universal Robots robotic arms are in compliance with the ISO standard for collaborative robots, meaning they can work right alongside employees without extensive safety guarding. From the small machine shop to the auto assembly line, the robots span a multitude of industries.


Formatic 180 Stacker

14 May, 2014

The 180 Stacker is a floor-standing forming and portioning machine that will automatically stack burger patties or other products with or without auto paper interleaving.


Milmeq Storage and Retrieval System

13 May, 2014

The Milmeq Storage and Retrieval System (SARS) acts as an interface between the main process line and the load out and palletising area. Milmeq developed the automated storage and retrieval system to drive efficiencies into the back end of food processing facilities.


NBE integrated bulk material handling system

02 May, 2014

NBE has introduced an automated bulk material handling and packaging system built on the NBE integrated construction and controls infrastructure.


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