Automation & Robotics

Research from Global Data looks at the growth of digitisation in food and beverage production processes, which has enabled cobots to offer new manufacturing capabilities with the automation of previously difficult to automate processes.

New research from HowToRobot, in collaboration with Robotics Australia Group, provides a Who's Who of robot and automation suppliers in Australia, and reveals how Australia’s fast-growing robotics industry is leveraging the country’s unique strengths in the global robotics race.

A leading manufacturer of robotic packaging solutions, Packaging with Robots (PWR), represented by PerForm Packaging Solutions, has recently celebrated new orders from customers in the ANZ region.

Rockwell Automation has won the contract to provide energy management software to Real Pet Food Company across four production facilities in Australia.

Deploying collaborative automation in the education sector has become increasingly important, as learners continue to navigate the new and exciting world of Industry 5.0.

Universal Robots looks at the appeal of cobots and why an increasing number of larger businesses are looking to this tech to complement existing production set-up and accelerate factory automation.

With a track record of streamlining production for companies across the country, Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions (BAMS) brings 135 years of Bosch quality and expertise to Australian manufacturers.

Industrial automation and digital transformation company, Rockwell Automation, has begun rolling out its cloud-enabled human-machine interface (HMI) platform, FactoryTalk Optix, throughout ANZ.

Gerhard Schubert, the founder and visionary behind leading packaging machine manufacturer Schubert, passed away on 4 July, aged of 84. His legacy will live on in modern packaging technology.

Packaging machinery and robotic automation company, RMGroup, has appointed Mervyn Cupples as its new sales manager for Australia, bringing a wealth of expertise to his new role.

Universal Robots recently added the UR20 industrial cobot to its range. However, it says a lot of scope and demand still exists for its smaller and lightest predecessor, the UR3e.

Kuka Robotics Australia held a successful grand opening and partner day at its new office in Rowville, Victoria last week, celebrating its 125-year anniversary and unveiling its new LBR iisy cobot.

At snack and biscuit company Arnott's, Robotic Automation has installed its compact Motopal palletising cells, which are intelligently serviced by AGVs with empty pallet in-feed and full pallet exchange.

Bobst Group has acquired 70% of the equity of Dücker Robotics, which specialises in the use of both loading and palletising robots in the corrugated board sector.

Your Mates craft brewery has installed Fibre King's Little Depal, a depalletising solution designed to automatically unload cans from pallets and feed them smoothly into the production line.

Foodmach’s Technology Products (FMTP) division has unveiled its latest product, the Instant Palletiser, catering to lower-speed and lighter-duty palletising applications in the Australian market.