Industry 4.0 & IIoT

APPMA member SMC has installed a new Industry 4.0 solution for a New Zealand-based packaging manufacturer.

The Open IIoT group has exhibited a complete Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) demonstration unit at CeBIT in Sydney, and wrapped up its series of Demonstration Days for the year in Brisbane.

Nord Drivesystems will bring new Bluetooth-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology to Australia.

Open IIoT will bring a complete Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) demonstration unit to CeBIT in Sydney later this month.

Open IIoT, an open-source knowledge group to educate customers on Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has hosted a demonstration day to discuss how companies can practically implement Industry 4.0.

SMC will exhibit its new wireless fieldbus system for industrial robots on stand D16 at FoodTech 2019.

Universal Robots has become the sixth company to sign on to the Open IIoT panel, joining forces with Balluff, Beckhoff Automation, SMC Corporation, Nord Drivesystems and ZI-Argus.

Supply chain companies are missing out on the full benefits of mobility solutions, according to a new survey.

Markem-Imaje has unveiled a range of "packaging intelligence" products to ease manufacturers through the supply chain digitalisation process.

Rockwell Automation has launched its new FactoryTalk Analytics LogixAI module, an artificial intelligence module that it says will detect production anomalies and alert workers.

Tetra Pak is unveiling a “factory of the future” at Hannover Messe 2019, which it says will bring humans and AI together.

Packagers are reconsidering their use of Industry 4.0 technology due to Industrial Internet of Things-enabled machines using the IIoT to slack off at work.

There’s no getting away from the fact that robots are on the rise. 
But that’s a good thing for our industry, as machinery guru John Henry argues in a round-up of all things robotic written exclusively for PKN.

A Brisbane company is helping businesses, such as beverage giant Asahi, leverage data from legacy processing equipment, with wireless sensors and AI tools.

Family-owned labelling and coding supplier Insignia (Stand G150) will focus on Industry 4.0 and cloud solutions at AUSPACK 2019.