Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Automation Expert version 21.1

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has released version 21.1 of EcoStruxure Automation Expert, its software-centric universal automation system.

Syntegon RPP robotic pick-and-place platform

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Syntegon Technology Singapore Pte. Ltd

Syntegon RPP is a robotic pick-and-place platform that automates process steps such as handling, feeding and loading.

Fresh hop product developed for craft beers

14 July, 2021

Hop supplier Yakima Chief Hops (YCH) has launched a frozen fresh hops product, which could help bring fresh hop craft beer to the world.

Virtual automation tour announced for Coca-Cola plant

07 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

An Australian Coca-Cola site, which handles 60 million drinks per year, will feature on Swisslog's global virtual automation tour.

Human milk facility to be developed for infant formula

28 June, 2021

US company 108Labs has announced it plans to build a 'Cellfacturing' facility to produce its cell cultured human milk at scale.

TOMRA Food TOMRA 5C optical sorter

18 June, 2021 | Supplied by: TOMRA Sorting Solutions Pty Ltd

TOMRA Food is launching the TOMRA 5C, an optical sorter for the nut and dried fruit processing industry, into the Oceanian market.

Enmin Teflon-coated electromagnetic drives range

17 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Enmin Pty Ltd

Enmin has introduced a range of electromagnetic drives that feature a Teflon coating.

JumboFlex Safety+, JumboFlex Easy-Release and JumboFlex Quick-Release operator handles for vacuum tube lifter

10 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Schmalz Australia Pty Ltd

Schmalz is expanding its modular system for the vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex with three new operator handles.

MLA Vulcan range of pedestrian warehousing equipment

09 June, 2021 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

The latest addition in the MLA Vulcan range is the Pedestrian Warehouse equipment including electric pallet trucks, walkie reach stackers and walkie straddle stackers.

Thomas Foods rebuilds meat processing facility with Dematic

08 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Thomas Foods International is set to use Dematic automation equipment at its new meat processing facility in Murray Bridge, South Australia.

Wider applications for the 'unboil-an-egg' machine

08 June, 2021

A machine that can 'unboil' an egg could now have wider clean chemical applications, even some in the food processing industry.

Mushroom robot: picks and trims button mushrooms

04 June, 2021

In an effort to automate the harvesting of button mushrooms, researchers have developed a robotic mechanism for picking and trimming.

Italian beer company uses blockchain traceability

02 June, 2021 | Supplied by: EY

Italian beer company Birra Peroni is using EY OpsChain Traceability to bring transparency to its supply chain using NFTs — from field to each bottle.

Bringing Industrial Ethernet direct to the field device with single cable technology

02 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

Every manufacturer is unique in their needs and requirements, and considering new automation technology can sometimes feel overwhelming.

Eriez vibratory and feeders equipment for bulk materials

31 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Eriez Magnetics Pty Ltd

Eriez has a complete line of vibratory products to convey, screen and feed materials in quantities ranging from a few spoonfuls to many tons per hour.

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