Automation & Robotics

Unilever recently turned to Universal Robots to relieve its employees from strenuous palletising tasks at its production plant in Katowice, Poland, something that can be done in ANZ.

An Australian personal hygiene company has installed a Scott Compact Robot Palletiser system. The new palletising system provides benefits in reliability, repeatability, efficiency, and reduced product damage, along with a small footprint.

With demand for its product skyrocketing and backorders to fill, Fiji Water was faced with a dilemma. The world was going into lockdown and it had minimal staff on site. It needed automation, and fast.

Measurement and automation provider Diverseco is partnering with Konica Minolta as co-distributor and exclusive systems integrator for MiR autonomous mobile robots.

Cobots are emerging as a force for good in the ongoing battle against Covid-19. they can disinfect and sanitise, conduct Covid-19 tests, help manufacture PPE and much more.

Just as customers have had to adapt to the changing markets in this time of global pandemic, so have their suppliers. Universal Robots is keeping its finger on the pulse.

Schubert, in partnership with a functional drinks manufacturer, has developed a flexible and compact packaging line with high degrees of automation to accommodate unique requirements.

Sidel has recently launched an extension to its CoboAccess_Pal cobotic palletising range featuring the highest case payload on the market in its category.

Today more than ever, industrial automation plays an important role in keeping manufacturing sustainable in Australia. In order to stay competitive, industries are always looking to improve effectiveness in their operations.

Global mega-trends and consumer trends are rapidly evolving in the food and beverage sector and striking a balance between them all can be tricky but is essential to success.

OnRobot has launched a new vision system for robotics called Eyes. The 2.5D vision can give robotic arms depth perception and parts recognition abilities.

ABB’s robotics and discrete automation business has made key software services available free of charge to its customers until the end of this year.

In a recent international success story, Universal Robots (UR) helped global healthcare brand Sanofi to free up time where it was needed most.

Industry 4.0 started off slowly since its inception in 2011 but has since then gained momentum, disrupting the industry as we know it, writes Jozef Ceh, digital transformation and Industry 4.0 manager at SMC Corporation ANZ.

Global industrial automation company Omron has appointed Henry Zhou as managing director for its operations in the Oceania Region.

Universal Robots (UR) has launched a new collaborative robot (cobot) leasing programme, in collaboration with vendor finance company DLL.