ABB has increased the IRB 360 FlexPicker’s top payload from 3 to 8 kg. Designed for both picking and packing applications, the robot can pick up heavier items, handling up to 100 cycles/min.
While robots on banana farms may sound like a sci-fi movie plot, a University of Sydney robotics expert says this could be a reality in Australia within 10 years.
ABB has expanded the capabilities of its IRB 1600 robot, which is designed for a range of industrial applications such as machine tending, material handling, arc welding and cutting applications.
Marel has produced a high-performance intelligent portion loading (IPL) Robot that can be configured to virtually any application in the protein sector.
Zubi is a web-based system that calculates all the compliance information for a food label and provides it in one PDF document. It is fast and can avoid costly mistakes that lead to recalls or label reprints.
For safety-related applications in mobile machines, ifm efector offers the R360, a powerful 32-bit safety controller. The device is suitable for complex and demanding control functions.
ArchestrA Workflow Software is an advanced workflow application that allows companies to digitise manual and automated processes that include people, equipment and/or systems.
Bosch says th eGemini 4 platform allows manufacturers to reduce the total cost of ownership of their automated production lines as it offers increased speed and lower changeover time.
Infor has announced a deal with iconic Australian company Peters Ice Cream to implement a complete ERP system in just seven and a half months.
Swiss software company Object Solutions Software has announced the launch of a standardised Global Data Synchronization Network, which is based on the SA2 Worldsync standard.
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Food industry standards in the UK will be given a boost to the tune of £800,000 as part of a collaboration between business and academia that will create new software.
Having used OFS software on six presses in its label-printing plant, Labelmakers recently decided to extend its OFS rollout at its Somerton facility in Victoria.
Turck has available a stainless steel version of its BL Compact. Stainless steel replaces the exposed metal on BL Compact components, including the receptacle housing, ground plate and window screw.
Operations Feedback Systems (OFS) has gone live at the Food Plastics Co’s greenfield moulding facility in Campbellfield, Victoria.