Materials handling & logistics

DMC vs RFID in manufacturing

07 September, 2018 by Stefanie Roedl, Balluff | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

In order to choose data matrix codes or RFID for your application, it is important to understand the fundamental differences between the two technologies.


Pepperl+Fuchs IDM handheld code readers

01 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

Pepperl+Fuchs IDM handheld code readers are available in wired versions or a wireless system.


Amazon opens fulfilment centre in Sydney

20 August, 2018 by

Amazon opened its second Australian fulfilment facility in Moorebank, in south-west Sydney, last week.


EXAIR Super Air Wipe pneumatic cleaning nozzle

15 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The Super Air Wipe produces a 360° airstream that can blow off, dry, clean or cool the material passing through it.


RFID technology ensures accurate paper production

10 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

To maintain an overview of its production process, Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper utilises an RFID-based identification solution, with a wireless transmission system.


Pepperl+Fuchs RFID read/write heads with IO-Link

01 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

Pepperl+Fuchs RFID read/write heads with IO-Link offer simplicity and flexibility, making industrial networking more efficient.


Flexicon TIP-TITE drum tipper with screw conveyor

01 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The TIP-TITE drum tipper with integral flexible screw conveyor allows volumetric feeding of bulk material from drums into downstream processes free of dust.


The Kaizen Paradox

10 July, 2018 by Paul Stringleman* | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

How incremental improvements can impede innovation in the automation of warehousing and distribution.


Flexicon low-profile screw conveyor

27 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

Flexicon has released a low-profile flexible screw conveyor with an integral bin and castor-mounted frame that can roll below mezzanines and other low-headroom areas.


Intralox OMNI-DIRECTIONAL turner

23 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Intralox Australia Pty Ltd

The Intralox OMNI-DIRECTIONAL turner is capable of turning packages 90° to the left or right on demand.


Flexicon TWIN-CENTREPOST bulk bag filler

20 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

Flexicon's TWIN-CENTREPOST bulk bag filler with explosion-proof controls has reduced height posts for low-headroom applications.


Efficient automotive production with RFID technology

23 February, 2018 by Martin Demharter, Key Account Manager Automotive Industry, SICK Vertriebs-GmbH, Düsseldorf | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

Production of the Audi A8 in Neckarsulm utilises continuous wireless identification.


HammerTek pneumatic deflection elbows now available in Australia

13 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

HammerTek Corporation is now marketing its line of Smart Elbow deflection elbows in Australia through Flexicon Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd.


Toll innovates with next-gen e-commerce distribution hub

05 February, 2018 by

New fulfilment centre is one of the first of a new breed of automated distribution centres in Australia designed to support the growth of online shopping.


Burster model 8431 and 8432 miniature load cells

01 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The Burster model 8431 and 8432 precision miniature load cells are designed for precise tension and compression force measurements in limited spaces.


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