Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Are cobots really safe?

30 October, 2019 | Supplied by: EU Automation

As collaborative robots become more prevalent in the manufacturing industry, many factors need to be considered before introducing them to the production line.

Yale UX Series counterbalance lift trucks

28 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Hyster-Yale Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd

The Yale UX Series forklifts are designed to provide a reliable solution for consumers seeking material handling equipment without advanced functionalities.

Reducing hazards while screening dusty food powders

25 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Russell Finex

A food manufacturer has installed a customised sanitary screening machine into its processing lines to reduce dust and fume inhalation, and improve operator safety.

Goudsmit Magnetics cleanable magnetic separator

22 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Goudsmit Magnetics

The 'Easy Clean Flow' magnetic separator enables users to remove magnetic and stainless steel particles from powders in the food industry.

Organic meat company implements forklift awareness strategy

21 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Safe Work Australia

Safe Work Australia has released a video of how safety champion Arcadian Organic & Natural Meat Co has improved its materials handling safety.

The future of cold storage in the food industry

16 October, 2019

Increasing online grocery sales have placed more demands on food producers and developers to create more cold storage warehousing spaces.

Keeping it chilled

14 October, 2019 by Scott Varker, Director, Pollen Asset Advisory* | Supplied by: Pollen Consulting Group

The cold chain in Australia is not just about food safety; Scott Varker of Pollen Asset Advisory explores the importance of keeping it chilled...

Learning the recipe for streamlining food processing

03 October, 2019 | Supplied by: TXM Lean Solutions Pty Ltd

TXM helped ingredients supplier Earlee Products understand the benefits of 'lean' processing and continuous improvement in their supply chain. Find out more...

Universal Robots UR16e cobot

03 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Universal Robots

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

Noblelift PT12Li Electric Pallet Truck with lithium battery

02 October, 2019 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

With its compact design, the PT12Li is a good choice for material transportation over short distances or in confined spaces.

Mitsubishi RBF14-16-20CA reach truck range

01 October, 2019 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

The Mitsubishi sit down reach truck range comes in three models, all designed to perform a range of bulk handling and transportation-related applications.

Route optimisation for delivering ice cream

30 September, 2019 | Supplied by: PTV Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd

Delivering ice cream in tropical Queensland is not without its challenges.

OnRobot Digital I/O Converter Kit and Quick Changer

24 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Scott Automation & Robotics Pty Limited

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 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

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.

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