Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Mobile robotics: forklifts will never be the same again?

18 September, 2017 by Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director, IDTechEx | Supplied by: IDTechEx

Robotic technology will transform the forklift industry, causing a colossal transfer of value from human-provided driving services towards spending on autonomous industrial material handling machines, thus fuelling an industry revenue boom far exceeding recent growth trends.

Piab piFLOW t conveyor

18 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Pneumatic Products

Using vacuum technology to convey the delicacies of the food industry, Piab's piFLOW t conveyor is dedicated to the gentle handling of delicate ingredients and products.

Bulk bag weigh batch discharger improves granular sugar re-bagging

15 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

A UK food manufacturer has reduced the time to rebag granular sugar by one-third while needing less labour and still meeting ATEX and hygiene requirements by using an automated bulk bag weigh batching system with an integral flexible screw conveyor.

Toyota SWE120XR walkie reach stacker

13 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

The Toyota SWE120XR walkie reach stacker with retractable mast combines the compact size of a stacker with the flexibility of a reach truck.

A-Tec spiral freezer

12 September, 2017 | Supplied by: GEA Australia

GEA has announced two options for its A-Tec spiral freezer that provide significant hygiene and practical benefits to its food processing customers while maintaining all the performance features of the range.

Andrew Donald Design Engineering Zero Footprint Palletiser

11 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Andrew Donald Design Engineering

Andrew Donald Design Engineering (ADDE) has developed the Zero Footprint Palletiser, which is the first end-of-line automated palletising system for Australian standard pallets. It incorporates the UR10 robot to create a collaborative and flexible palletiser.

Toyota Reflex RRE H Series reach truck

08 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

The Toyota Reflex RRE H Series reach truck is an update of a model in the TMHA line-up.

Schütz Impeller single-use stirrer

07 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Schuetz Australia

To protect viscous sensitive media, Schütz has developed a stirring tool: the Impeller.

Schütz Ecobulk SX-D packaging

06 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Schuetz Australia

Schütz's Ecobulk SX-D packaging has double wall construction to provide effective additional leak protection, even under extreme conditions, such as fire.

Omni Pallet Wrapping Solution

01 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Omni Group

AAA Packaging Supplies has developed a pallet wrapping solution that is designed to reduce stretch film usage by over 50%.

Data synchronisation service accepts its 2000th registration

31 August, 2017

The National Product Catalogue is GS1 Australia's data synchronisation solution that helps businesses exchange standardised supply chain data including product details, pricing and marketing-related information with their trading partners. Started in 1997, the service has just welcomed its 2000th registration.

Explosion-proof conveying power for grain mill

29 August, 2017 | Supplied by: NORD Drivesystems (Aust) Pty Ltd

Mill operators must implement a proven, absolutely reliable explosion protection regime since the dust atmospheres prevalent in many areas pose a high risk.

Tavil multiformat box forming machine

28 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Select Equip

The automatic changeover makes the Tavil multiformat box forming machine ready to work in less than 4 s with different box designs and/or different box sizes pre-loaded into the system.

Flexicon BULK-OUT Bulk Bag Discharging System

28 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The BULK-OUT Bulk Bag Discharging system from Flexicon is designed for use in explosive environments.

Gebo Cermex AQFlex contactless product conveying

25 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Gebo Cermex at Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Gebo Cermex's AQFlex is a product handling technology that offers agility and contactless product conveying and accumulation in a compact space.

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