Processing > Software, automation & robotics

Measuring OEE at greenfield plastics-moulding site

08 March, 2013

Operations Feedback Systems (OFS) has gone live at the Food Plastics Co’s greenfield moulding facility in Campbellfield, Victoria.

Honeywell Experion PMD Release 800

06 March, 2013

Honeywell has upgraded Experion PMD, boosting the range and functionality of its automation solution for controlling processes, machinery and drives through a single system.

Productivity software gives insight into filling-line efficiency

05 March, 2013

Operations Feedback Systems (OFS) has been selected by Kyvalley Dairy for the provision of the core OFS suite at its processing facility in Kyabram, Victoria.

Innova software for Marel dynamic packing lines

22 January, 2013

The Marel GEBA SC 125 V dynamic packing line can now be used with Marel’s Innova software, which monitors all key positions in the line and enables users to control processing.

Norgren integrated valve and actuator control

16 January, 2013

The IVAC (integrated valve and actuator control) is an integrated unit that combines the valve, flow controls, cushioning and sensors in a single actuator package.

ATS CM4D v19 application suite for manufacturing

11 December, 2012

ATS CM4D v19 provides enhanced performance capabilities that allow users to retrieve inspection data, generate critical quality reports, analyse production problems and prevent build issues more efficiently.

Red Lion PAX2C PID controller

29 November, 2012

The Red Lion PAX2C PID controller is an addition to the PAX2 Series and is claimed to improve flexibility and ease of use for process and temperature control markets.

Krones Academy automation concept for the beverage industry

22 November, 2012

The Krones Academy’s automation concept is an enabling gateway for electronics and automation specialists in the beverage industry and consists of three elements: Automation Engineer, Automation Notebook and Automation Rack.

Bosch OEE Mobile Measuring System

13 November, 2012

Bosch Packaging Technology has added to its services portfolio a Mobile Measuring System - a method of capturing OEE-relevant data for the analysis of overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).

Endress+Hauser Operations App for mobile devices

31 October, 2012

The Operations App lets users quickly download specific documentation such as operating instructions and technical information for E+H instruments and analysers, and data from the E+H Life Cycle Management program.

Earthbound Farm automates clamshell packaging with ClamPAC

29 October, 2012

When Earthbound Farm changed its clamshell packaging to a more environmentally friendly version, it also decided to automate its clamshell packing operation with Adept’s ClamPAC robotic clamshell case packer.

Mettler Toledo FormWeigh.Net formulation software

22 October, 2012

FormWeigh.Net puts users in control of the formulation process through the elimination of human errors, cost optimisation, compliance, and an increase in quality, consistency and efficiency.

Schneider Electric PlantStruxure process automation technology

17 October, 2012

Schneider Electric’s PlantStruxure process automation technology allows industrial and infrastructure companies to transparently connect field, process and enterprise levels within their business.

Mettler Toledo FreeWeigh.Net statistical quality control software

17 October, 2012

Mettler Toledo’s networked software solution FreeWeigh.Net is designed to streamline and stabilise the filling process while improving process efficiency and maximising production yield.

Schneider Electric Australia launches PlantStruxure at 2012 User Conference

10 October, 2012

Schneider Electric has launched PlantStruxure, its process automation technology that allows industrial and infrastructure companies to transparently connect field, process and enterprise levels within their business.

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