Flexible and compatible with a range of manifolds, SMC's modular EX600 serial interface offers a full suite of diagnostics and programmable parameters to meet stringent requirements.
The hybrid safety concept combines both safety I/O and general-purpose I/O in a single, rugged, on-machine, remote I/O device.
In today's marketplace, technology shouldn't be an afterthought but instead it must be an integral part of a company's overall strategy.
Advantech's AIIS product series aimed at vision inspection applications is suitable for food and beverage industry needs.
Manhattan Associates has announced the Manhattan Customer Engagement solution, which has the potential to change the Australian food retail sector by providing more personalised customer experiences.
Industrial automation and robot suppliers ABB and Kawasaki Heavy Industries have announced the world's first cooperation that will focus on collaborative robots, or 'cobots'.
Using a method that dates to the early Egyptians, poultry producers have been using incubators to hatch eggs for more than a century. Now new control systems are set to improve yields 3–5% while energy costs are slashed by 30%.
With its expanded I/O capacity of up to 2060 local I/O, the Microsmart FC6A Plus PLC is said to be able to control and monitor the largest machines or entire small-scale manufacturing facilities.
Manufacturers of pumped food products can benefit from high detection sensitivity and improved OEE with the X38 X-ray inspection system from Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-ray.
Panasonic has announced the Toughpad FZ-F1 fully rugged handheld tablet, powered by Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise.
EcoStruxure Industrial Software Platform is an integrated, modular software suite designed to address operational and business imperatives across the value chain in industrial and infrastructure businesses.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's (HPE) Express App Platform – Manufacturing simplifies application deployment in manufacturing plants and unifies the operation of legacy and smart-factory applications.
Researchers at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision at QUT have developed a robot that could reduce labour costs on farms and help sustainable food production.
When building its $30-million plant, yoghurt maker Chobani wanted to partner with automation and electrical experts who could respond to a production process based on a 'through process' as opposed to a 'batching process'.
The Industrial Scientific iNet Now live monitoring software enables real-time monitoring of worker location, environment and status.