Processing > Software, automation & robotics

Process improvement software

01 June, 2008

Minitab has released its Quality Companion Dashboard, a tool for users of Quality Companion.

Laboratory information management system

01 June, 2008

LabWare has introduced the next major version of its LabWare LIMS.

Intelligent management production software

01 June, 2008

Innova software is designed for intelligent production control. The technology is built on the extensive software development experience of Marel Food Systems’ four global brands AEW Delford, Carnitech, Marel and Scanvaegt.

Automating fish sorting

18 March, 2008

Norwegian scientists have developed a program that can analyse and sort fish according to quality.

Aussie software revolutionising packaging design

13 March, 2008

After three years in development, an Australian online software application is set to revolutionise the impact of packaging on the environment.

Nutrition/ingredient labelling software

12 November, 2007

Label Live is a software product that calculates the ingredient listing, nutrition information and allergen declaration for products based on information entered only once for each raw material. Any time the formulation is changed, the software will recalculate the ingredient listing etc, cutting the time it would otherwise take to do this task every time a product is reformulated.

Better brewing with automation from Siemens

23 August, 2007

Thanks to a control system from Siemens, breweries can oversee the entire brewing process from a single monitor, allowing them to produce beer faster and more cost efficiently while ensuring quality of taste remains at a consistently high level

SPC Ardmona pick planning solution

23 July, 2007

SPC Ardmona has selected Infor SCM Advanced Planning to help it gain greater visibility of its operational performance and expenditure

Asset management for Golden Circle

16 July, 2007

Golden Circle is to implement an information system based on Mainpac's Mainet, the Microsoft .NET-based enterprise asset management software package.

M1 ERP software

13 July, 2007

Bowen & Groves has released a new version of its M1 enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.

Robotic partnering

13 July, 2007

Recognising that few plant engineers within manufacturing companies have the prerequisite skills to integrate robots into existing and new plant, ABB Robotics has established its Partner Network of experienced experts in robotics and automation integration.

Automation Business Forum 2006 postponed to 2007

11 August, 2006

Diversified Exhibitions Australia (formerly AES), the leading exhibition organiser for the automation/manufacturing industry in Australia, recently announced the postponement of the Automation Business Forum 2006. The forum was to be an exclusive new business matching event set to take place in Melbourne for one day only on 16 October, 2006.

Microwave reheat simulator software

10 July, 2006

The Microdefrost Model is a software-based product development tool for simulating and optimising heating and defrosting processes in microwaves.

Automating salad layers

12 June, 2006

A prominent British food company supplies a very big supermarket chain in the UK with fresh and convenient salads

Legacy control system upgrade

23 January, 2006

Switch2Citect is a conversion tool for SCADA customers that allows them to convert from one or multiple legacy systems to the CitectSCADA with minimal configuration costs, time and effort. Switch2Citect provides upgrades from InTouch, Fix32, iFix, FactoryLink and the company will release more upgrade paths in coming months.

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