Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Bacharach CO2 leak detection monitor

08 November, 2017 | Supplied by: System Control Engineering Pty Ltd

As the use of CO2 gas increases in popularity as a natural refrigerant due to its low environmental impact, Bacharach has developed a CO2 leak detection monitor for industrial and retail refrigeration applications.


Caking considerations: causes, mechanisms, quantification

01 November, 2017 by Chris R Muller | Supplied by: Jenike & Johanson Pty Ltd

Caking is a complex phenomenon that can be a significant source of problems. While there are solutions, they are very specific to the root cause involved, hence the need for a quantifiable approach informed by scientific knowledge of the characteristics of the material involved and the environment.


Loscam opens depot in Sydney

31 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Loscam Ltd

Pallet pooling company Loscam recently celebrated the opening of its new depot located in Erskine Park, Sydney.


NORD LogiDrive standardised drive systems

27 October, 2017 | Supplied by: NORD Drivesystems (Aust) Pty Ltd

The LogiDrive line of three preferred drive variants is optimised for intralogistics applications and simplifies purchasing, engineering, commissioning and spare parts stocking.


Honeywell ScanPal EDA70 tablet

27 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Honeywell Building Solutions

Honeywell's enterprise-ready tablet, the ScanPal EDA70, provides workers with real-time connectivity for business-critical applications and efficient data capture capabilities.


The cobots are coming to a food industry near you

26 October, 2017

A new generation of robots is on the verge of making the breakthrough in the food and beverage industry: the cobots.


Consumers confused over 'organic' and 'non-GM' food labels

26 October, 2017

Researchers found that many consumers have difficulty distinguishing the difference between foods labelled as "organic" and "non-genetically modified", with some viewing them as synonymous.


Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 6000 medium-voltage AC drives

26 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 6000 medium-voltage AC drives, from Rockwell Automation, offer expanded, user-friendly motor control for compressors, pumps and fans in variable and constant torque applications.


Flexicon Bag Dump Station

23 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Flexicon Bag Dump Station with explosion-proof electrical system contains dust emitted from manual dumping activities, compacts empty bags and conveys the material to an elevated destination.


Turck TBEN-S-RFID and TBEN-L-RFID interface modules

23 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

To simplify RFID integration across industrial environments, Turck has released two interface modules: the TBEN-S-RFID and TBEN-L-RFID.


Smart glasses speed up food warehouse operations

18 October, 2017

With perishable food products, speed is crucial in every part of the supply chain, but this is often hindered through slow and complicated warehouse operations. Wearable technology company Picavi has sped up this process using smart glasses in order picking, and Weerts Supply Chain has utilised their technology.


Vibrations Systems & Solutions electric, pneumatic and hydraulic vibrators

16 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Vibration Systems & Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd

Electric, pneumatic and hydraulic vibrators available in stainless steel for he food industry.


Combilift Combi-CBE4t forklift truck

16 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Combilift

Combilift has launched Combi-CBE4t, an all-wheel drive, electric, multidirectional counterbalance forklift truck, with a lift capacity of 4000 kg.


IB International hygienic pallets and crates

13 October, 2017 | Supplied by: IB Pallets

IB Plaspal 281 and IB Plaspal 204 hygienic pallets, and Enduro and Honeycomb vented crates, are particularly suited to the food industry.


Dematic distributes smart glasses

11 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Automated technology supplier Dematic has announced it will distribute Vuzix Smart Glasses in Australia and New Zealand.


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