Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Marking system developed to prevent counterfeit goods

02 February, 2018

Researchers have engineered a secure marking system which creates a digital fingerprint for manufacturers to identify counterfeit products.

Leuze electronic Global Beam 15 series photoelectric sensors

25 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Leuze electronic has introduced the latest member of its Global Beam family, with the compact sensors of the 15 series in an IP67 housing.

Dematic Multishuttle 2 freezer

24 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

The Dematic Multishuttle 2 freezer is an automated storage buffer for cartons, totes, trays, containers and individual bundles.

DuPont Nutrition & Health relocates Sydney production site

23 January, 2018 | Supplied by: DuPont (Aust) Limited

After strong regional market growth, food ingredient supplier DuPont Nutrition & Health has relocated its production site to Erskine Park, NSW.

Johnson Controls YORK YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller

22 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Johnson Controls Australia Pty Ltd

Johnson Controls has introduced the YORK YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller, optimised for performance with a next-generation low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant — R-1233zd(E).

Flexicon Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor

19 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Flexicon Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor with multipurpose hood transfers material discharged from bulk bags and/or manually dumped from handheld sacks into elevated process equipment or storage vessels dust-free.

Kollmorgen Gear Motor series AKM41E-BF06 and AKM62K-BK17

16 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Motion Technologies Pty Ltd

Kollmorgen's Gear Motor series AKM41E-BF06 and AKM62K-BK17 in their washdown food version are suitable for most transport and rotation applications in the food, beverage and packaging industries.

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS IE4 or Super Premium Efficiency synchronous motors

12 January, 2018 | Supplied by: NORD Drivesystems (Aust) Pty Ltd

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS' permanent-magnet synchronous motors without cooling fins achieve level IE4/super premium efficiency.

Tackling food fraud with blockchain technology

11 December, 2017

A new research project called BeefLedger has been launched by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) that aims to track beef from the paddock to the plate and fight food fraud.

Bacharach R514A and R452B refrigerant gas detector

07 December, 2017 | Supplied by: System Control Engineering Pty Ltd

Bacharach has announced the addition of two new gas options, R514A and R452B, for its MGS-250 infrared refrigerant gas detector product family.

Johnson Controls YLAA Air-Cooled Scroll Chillers

07 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Johnson Controls Australia Pty Ltd

Johnson Controls has expanded its YORK line of YLAA Air-Cooled Scroll Chillers up to 230 t. The extended capacity offers a more cost-competitive solution to 230 t opportunities without sacrificing size, quality and efficiency.

Burnt bakery rises from the ashes better than before

04 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Gebo Cermex at Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

After a serious fire in an industrial bakery, a complete rebuild was required. Though constrained by a challenging time frame, a complete end-of-line solution, managed via a centralised supervision system connected with the site's ERP (enterprise resource planning), was wanted.

Bosch Australia and Monash University launch Melbourne ag-tech facility

04 December, 2017

Bosch Australia has collaborated with Monash University on a new ag-tech facility which aims to address the challenges faced by the agriculture sector using new techniques such as automated harvesting, sensing networks and driverless vehicles.

Emerson Rosemount 5408 radar level transmitter for bulk solids

22 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson has launched a dedicated version of its Rosemount 5408 non-contacting radar level transmitter to meet the specific demands of bulk solids level measurement.

Flexicon TIP-TITE Drum Tipper

21 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

Flexicon's TIP-TITE Drum Tipper for 115 to 200 L drums features an elongated discharge cone that mates with the gasketed inlet of low-height receiving vessels, allowing dust-free transfer of free-flowing bulk solid materials.

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