Posted: Nov 27, 2014

Machine-vision market to reach $26.9 billion by 2020

The global market for machine vision system components is forecasted to reach $26.9 billion by 2020, according to a report by BCC Research. Read more »

Posted: Nov 27, 2014

Blame culture a barrier to learning in complex engineering projects

A green paper released by Engineers Australia has revealed that, in some sectors, up to 75% of complex projects with budgets greater than $500 million fail. Read more »

Posted: Nov 26, 2014

Emerson opens Singapore analytical manufacturing and integration centre

Emerson Process Management has opened the first manufacturing and integration centre in Asia for its Rosemount Analytical technologies. Read more »

Posted: Nov 26, 2014

Auto-Bake recognised by manufacturing export awards

Auto-Bake has been highly commended for manufacturing excellence in the Manufacturing Export Awards category of the Premier's NSW Export Award. Read more »

Posted: Nov 25, 2014

Japan to build robotic workforce

The Japanese government is investing heavily to reinforce the country's position as the world leader in robotic technology. Read more »

Posted: Nov 25, 2014

Emerson opens 'pervasive sensing' centre in Singapore

Emerson Process Management has opened its first Pervasive Sensing Centre of Excellence in Singapore. Read more »

Posted: Nov 24, 2014

Massive iron ore expansion over: BHP

BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie is not concerned about record low prices for iron ore, but he admits that the time for massive expansion has ended. Read more »

Posted: Nov 24, 2014

Moore Industries' safety isolators and splitters receive exida award

Moore Industries' SSX and SST Safety Isolators and Splitters have received the 2014 Safety Award for Interface Modules from exida. The awards recognise products that bring innovation to the concept of functional safety. Read more »

Posted: Nov 24, 2014

FIRST robotics competition for Australia

Robotics program FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) will host the first Australian regional competition in 2015. Read more »

Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Research and industry unite to revitalise Australia's manufacturing industry

A $9 million research and development hub with the potential to boost Australian manufacturing by optimising 3D printing officially opened today (Wednesday 19 November) in Melbourne. Read more »

Posted: Nov 19, 2014

ABB donation drives learning in power electronics at Monash University

University bolsters teaching facilities for engineering students with automation equipment donation from ABB. Read more »

Posted: Nov 18, 2014

ACA clarifies corrosion complexities

Corrosion can cause dangerous and expensive damage to many types of structures and has been estimated to cost the Australian economy between 3 and 5% of GDP each year. Read more »

Posted: Nov 17, 2014

15-month high for NZ manufacturing

A strong domestic economy in New Zealand has led to manufacturing activity reaching a 15-month high, increasing for a fifth month in succession. Read more »

Posted: Nov 17, 2014

TechRentals celebrates 40 years

TechRentals has been providing industry experts with a broad range of the latest industrial test and measurement equipment for 40 years. Read more »

Posted: Nov 14, 2014

7 in 10 Australians fearful that cyber attacks could damage Australia's economy

Honeywell global survey shows cyber attacks are seen as a clear and present danger. Read more »

Posted: Nov 14, 2014

Emerson acquires Paine Electronics

Acquisition expands Emerson's capabilities in subsea and downhole measurement for oil and gas industry. Read more »

Posted: Nov 13, 2014

Thomson Reuters recognises ABB as one of 2014's Top 100 Global Innovators

ABB says innovation excellence is fully embedded into its Next Level strategy - and this commitment to innovation has been recognised by Thomson Reuters. Read more »

Posted: Nov 13, 2014

Climate Council report: new investment into renewable energy down by 70%

A new report from the Climate Council reports that while most countries around the world had accelerated action on climate change over the last five years, Australia has "moved from a leader to laggard". Read more »

Posted: Nov 10, 2014

Balluff opens new Australian headquarters

Balluff, a specialist in industrial automation and sensor technology, has invested in the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary and a custom-built automation centre in Bayswater, Victoria. Read more »

Posted: Nov 10, 2014

Honeywell opens interactive demonstration centre

Honeywell has opened a US$5 million interactive demonstration centre to give its industrial customers a glimpse into the future of managing manufacturing operations. Read more »

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