Business

Siemens Australia announces Colterlec as distribution partner in automation

17 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Siemens Australia has strengthened its distribution partnership with Colterlec to include an automation portfolio and associated products. The agreement will extend Siemens' footprint in suburban and regional locations and allows customers better access to its automation technologies.


ISA chairman highlights six key challenges for Australian innovation

17 March, 2017 by

Bill Ferris AC, chair of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), has argued that bold action is needed to harness Australia's innovation potential in facing up to the risks and seizing the opportunities presented by the forces of globalisation, technological disruption and demographic trends that will shape Australia's economy and society over the medium term.


Metso embarks on Digital Program to accelerate business growth

17 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Metso Australia Limited

Metso has set up its Digital Program to accelerate the company to a new level in digital capabilities, required to succeed in the future of minerals processing and flow control.


Catalyst for efficient drug and chemical production

16 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

A team of CSIRO scientists has made a breakthrough that could result in faster and cheaper production for the pharmaceutical, food and bulk chemistry industries.


ACCC concerned that gas shortages are likely to make manufacturing impossible

14 March, 2017 by

The chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Rod Sims, has said that domestic gas prices are "making it extremely difficult, if not impossible" for some manufacturers to continue operating.


ABB invests in Enbala Power Networks

13 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Next-generation software solutions will enhance ABB Ability by giving grid operators control over the growing number of distributed energy resources.


Royal New Zealand Navy leads in adopting unmanned automation technology at sea

10 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

The Royal New Zealand Navy has become the first navy to achieve unmanned space and operations on a warship.


Scaling up: how SMEs can grow into larger food manufacturing facilities

10 March, 2017 by Peter Taitoko* | Supplied by: RMR Process Pty Ltd

For small- and mid-sized food manufacturers, one of the biggest challenges is how to start scaling up operations. Today there is an endless amount of information available but interpreting this and making the best choices for your business is not simple.


Training essential for corrosion management

10 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australasian Corrosion Association

As part of its ongoing professional development training program, the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) presents a range of technical seminars and training courses teaching effective and efficient management of corrosion.


Teen invents liquid-metal 3D printer

09 March, 2017 by

An American teenager has developed a 3D printing machine that can print with molten metal, out of the desire to create a prototype for a project he was working on.


Webinar on cloud access for control systems

07 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: ProSoft Technology Inc

Rexel and Prosoft will be running a webinar in March on how manufacturers can remotely access their control systems platforms, from any vendor, from anywhere in the world, through encrypted cloud services.


NMW 2017 conference agenda released

07 March, 2017 by

The 2017 National Manufacturing Week conference program will feature a leading edge series of seminars, showcases, interactive discussions and networking sessions addressing the critical touch points that will help drive the Industry 4.0 revolution.


Schneider Electric presenting on IT/OT integration at Cisco Live event in Melbourne

06 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric will be participating in the upcoming Cisco Live event, taking place on 7–10 March in Melbourne and will be presenting on topics such as operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) integration, and the Internet of Things (IoT).


How to turn your energy idea into a start-up

03 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Enter ABB's Unlock Your Ability competition for free mentoring and a chance to win start-up funding.


Scitech appointed authorised distributor for BaySpec Inc.

27 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

Scitech has been appointed the authorised distributor in Australia and New Zealand for USA-based spectral sensing company BaySpec Inc.


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