Materials handling & logistics

element14 Community launches warehouse automation challenge

17 May, 2024 | Supplied by: element14

The Shift It! – Warehouse Automation Challenge will allow 15 selected engineers and designers to build a project that would help in automating a warehouse.

Flexicon mobile flexible screw conveyor system

09 May, 2024 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

Flexicon's latest mobile tilt-down flexible screw conveyor system is designed for manual dumping and bulk bag discharging.

PakTech begins manufacturing in Australia

07 May, 2024

As well as opening local manufacturing, PakTech has announced a collaboration with Endeavour Group on recyclable beverage packaging.

Women in automation: Ella Shakeri

08 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

On International Women's Day 2024, Swisslog System Design Engineer Ella Shakeri is encouraging more women to enter STEM jobs and, in particular, warehouse automation.

Pepperl+Fuchs IQH3 and IQT3 series RFID read/write devices

04 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The IQH3 and IQT3 RFID read/write devices are suitable for guided industrial applications, in which uniformly positioned and aligned objects or RFID tags must be identified automatically.

ABB software improves motor control on mining conveyors

23 October, 2023 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Miners can optimise the life of their conveyor belts by adopting a software solution that improves motor control, says a global material handling expert.

Keeping manufacturing and distribution on track

20 October, 2023 by David Coghlan, Business Development Manager – RFID and IoT, Turck Australia | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

RFID systems can help revolutionise the way a business tracks goods and manages inventory.

Cognex DataMan 380 image-based barcode reader

27 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Automation Systems and Controls Pty Ltd

The DataMan 380 barcode reader uses AI and wide-area scanning to speed up production lines.

Flexicon BFF Series bulk bag discharger

21 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Flexicon BFF Series bulk bag discharger is designed to contain dust when connecting bag spouts and feeding material into vacuum conveying lines.

Leibinger IQJET coding and marking system

12 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Result Group

The Leibinger IQJET is suitable for the direct coding and marking of products and packaging for use in the FMCG and industrial sector.

Rosemount CT4215 packaging leak detection system

11 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Emerson

The Rosemount CT4215 is an inline system that tests food and beverage product packages going through production lines to provide seal integrity.

Heat-resistant ceramic ink for coding on metal components

21 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS

Fraunhofer researchers have developed an extremely heat-resistant ceramic-based ink that will enable metal components to be marked with a code.

Jaycar Electronics doubles output and storage volume with automation

18 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

A highly customised Swisslog warehouse automation solution has begun full production at Jaycar's warehouse in Sydney.

AI technology powering warehouse safety

26 July, 2023

Robots operating via artificial intelligence can help to maintain safer operations in distribution centres.

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners expands Mentone DC automation

20 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners has expanded its Mentone distribution centre with Swisslog automation to add 12,000 new pallet spaces.

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