Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Flexicon combination bulk bag/drum filler

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

The low-profile Flexicon combination bulk bag/drum filler allows filling of bulk bags and drums in low headroom areas.

Mitusbishi and Nichiyu 4-Wheel Battery Electric Counterbalance Forklifts

07 January, 2021 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

The Mitsubishi and Nichiyu FBCB series of electric counterbalance forklifts range is now available with a choice of nine models.

Achieving warehouse efficiencies and hygiene with plastic pallets

07 January, 2021 by Alan Morgan* | Supplied by: Ozkor Pty Ltd

Plastic pallets are considered a more reliable alternative to those traditionally manufactured in wood, according to Alan Morgan, National Marketing Manager at Ozkor.

Australian red meat now fully traceable across supply chain

06 January, 2021

MLA has partnered with Oritain to develop 'origin fingerprints' for Australian beef and lamb, making it fully traceable across the supply chain.

SteriFloor Schnell food-grade antimicrobial floor

01 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Allied Finishes

The SteriFloor Schnell food-grade antimicrobial floor is quick cure, making it suitable for sites with tight downtime windows.

LinX M-Series tubular linear motor

15 December, 2020 | Supplied by: ANCA Motion

The M-Series has only one millimetre of air gap between the shaft and the forcer, which keeps a relaxed tolerance requirement.

Balluff SGA series BML absolute magnetic encoder

09 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required.

Avoiding plastic when palletising

08 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Robatech Australia Pty Ltd

When a new bagging system was purchased for a specialty plant in Switzerland, the company decided the pallets should be glued rather than shrink-wrapped.

Dematic automates Woolworths' new distribution centre

04 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Warehouse automation company Dematic has been selected by Woolworths' supply chain to supply an automated system for its Sydney National Distribution Centre.

DECO launches new Innovation Centre

03 December, 2020 | Supplied by: DECO Australia

Manufacturer of durable, non-stick coatings for commercial food equipment, DECO Australia has invested in a new Innovation Centre at its Minto manufacturing facility.

LAN Handling end-of-line automation

01 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Select Equip

LAN Handling's high-capacity pick and place systems are suitable for meat, fish, poultry and fresh produce packs.

Nilfisk Liberty SC50 cleaning technology

01 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Nilfisk Pty Ltd

The Nilfisk Liberty SC50 utilises robotic technology to multiply cleaning workforces.

Cybersecurity risks of re-onshoring Australian manufacturing

17 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Forescout Technologies, Inc.

The pandemic has caused the re-onshoring of Australian manufacturing, potentially leaving businesses vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Facteon Traceability App

16 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Facteon

An ability to trace the movement of raw materials and finished products is demanded by more and more food manufacturers.

Peanut butter output capacity doubled at dedicated facility

13 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

Bulk bag dischargers and flexible screw conveyors have doubled peanut butter output capacity at a new facility dedicated to peanut butter production.

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