Factory automation

AMRs increase efficiency and improve ergonomics at DENSO

07 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Automotive parts supplier DENSO has seen fast results from deploying six MiR250 robots in its US powertrain component production facility.

Pilz PITreader electronic access permission system

01 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

PITreader is a compact device for controlling all access permission tasks, is suitable for use in a rugged industrial environment and is easy to retrofit.

Robotics research: How Asia, Europe and America invest

31 January, 2023

IFR has released the ‘World Robotics R&D Programs’ paper looking at how the largest economies invest in robotics.

Balluff BIR inductive position measuring system

19 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Balluff BIR inductive position measuring system offers a high measurement frequency and large adjustable range.

Brooks Instrument SLA Series biotech mass flow controllers

17 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Measurement Plus Pty Ltd

Three certifications for the Brooks Instrument SLA Series biotech MFC products help OEMs and end users satisfy key safety, legal and regulatory requirements.

Australian bricklaying robot can complete a house in one day

17 January, 2023

Perth-based FBR has announced the completion of its next-generation bricklaying robot and is offering a 'Wall as a Service' program.

2023 Thought Leaders: Glen Thornton

11 January, 2023 | Supplied by: ifm efector pty ltd

Glen Thornton of ifm discusses the risk of not taking advantage of the latest technology.

Collaboration key for development of smart recycling solutions

21 December, 2022 | Supplied by: SAGE Automation

The collaboration produced an Automatic Redemption Terminal that automates the sorting of containers to a high level of accuracy, while also providing a refund point.

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners opens $43.7 million can line

13 December, 2022

Backed by a $43.7 million investment, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) Australia has opened a new can line at its production site in Moorabbin, Victoria.

An automated way to assemble thousands of objects

12 December, 2022

A new algorithm for automatic assembly of products is accurate, efficient and generalisable to a wide range of complex real-world assemblies.

Amazon robot "handles millions of diverse products"

12 December, 2022

Amazon has unveiled a new industrial robotic arm that the company says is capable of handling "millions of diverse products".

ABB opens automated robotics mega factory in Shanghai

07 December, 2022 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Production facility and 'open lab' customer collaboration centre utilises digital and automation technologies to manufacture next-generation robots.

Pepperl+Fuchs ML100 series optical sensors

05 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Pepperl+Fuchs ML100 series optical sensors offer high optical performance and are suitable for cold-storage applications down to -30°C.

Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 controllers

01 December, 2022 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

SIMATIC S7-1200 controllers feature a comprehensive range of technological functions and integrated communication as well as a compact and space-saving design.

Labour shortages and WHS concerns to increase use of outdoor robots

28 November, 2022

The deployment of outdoor mobile robots is expected to increase to 350,000 by 2030, according to ABI Research.

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