Materials handling & storage and supply chain

NORDAC ON smart inverters

28 April, 2021 | Supplied by: NORD Drivesystems (Aust) Pty Ltd

NORDAC ON was specially developed to meet the requirements of horizontal conveyor technology in the field of warehousing.

Thread In Motion Glogi smart glove

23 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Thread In Motion

Working hands-free, integrated with warehouse management and monitoring systems, the product helps speed up operations.

Schmalz SAOF series oval suction plate

22 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Schmalz Australia Pty Ltd

The suction plate can be combined with the vacuum tube lifters JumboFlex and JumboFlex High-Stack for workpieces weighing up to 50 kg.

Australia Post to opt out of food deliveries

21 April, 2021

Australia Post's announcement to stop food deliveries on some perishable goods may be bad news for some small-scale food producers.

Materials research: cracking the 'Brazil nut' puzzle

21 April, 2021

Why do the largest nuts rise to the top? This discovery has the potential to lead to better industrial equipment that allows for more uniform mixtures in the food processing industry.

Thinking about your supply chain solutions

16 April, 2021 by Paul Eastwood, CEO and Founder of Pollen Consulting Group | Supplied by: Pollen Consulting Group

Supply chains are changing at a breakneck pace. Before you decide to change, check it has longevity and isn't a knee-jerk reaction to a short-term spike.

Mitsubishi and Nichiyu FBCB series forklifts

15 April, 2021 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

The latest addition to the FBCB series offers a choice of nine models with an updated design and capacities ranging from 1000 to 3500 kg.

Using AI to minimise overproduction and food waste

14 April, 2021

German research is using artificial intelligence to show how the production of dairy, meat, bakery and other products can be optimised to reduce food waste.

Shaking up powdered chocolate mix production

13 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

A protein shake maker has improved productivity and worker safety using two mobile flexible screw conveyors from Flexicon, each dedicated to a separate blender.

Aussie macadamias: from seed to snack

30 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Australian Macadamia Society

Why ingredient origin is key to gaining consumer trust.

SMC invests in local manufacturing in 2021

17 March, 2021 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The move to invest in the local economy hopes to shorten customer lead times allowing for quick and efficient solutions for customers with complex problems.

Timmer timLIFT vacuum lifting portfolio

10 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Timmer GmbH

Timmer's expanded vacuum lifting portfolio isdesigned to be significantly more ergonomic and quieter in operation than its predecessors.

Big Joe materials handling equipment range

01 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Koala Forklifts

The Big Joe equipment range is now back in Australia and available with more technology, features and options.

Big Joe Forklifts back in Australia after years abroad

01 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Koala Forklifts

The electric forklift company said the business had experienced rapid growth after its portfolio was distributed through the North American industrial truck industry.

Rack Armour pallet racking upright protection

01 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Rack Armour Australia Pty Ltd

The pallet racking upright protection range from Rack Armour is designed to minimise damage caused by forklift and warehouse operations.

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