- Process instrumentation has seen dramatic increase in data quality
PACE 60-year Anniversary Series: From manual to remote operation, the field of process instrumentation has come far over the years.
- Endress+Hauser takes pole position
For 12 years Chris Gailer was MD of Endress+Hauser’s agency in New Zealand. In January 2011 he took over as MD of Endress+Hauser Australia. Here he outlines the key drivers behind the company’s continued success.
- Adelaide-based valve manufacturer finds export success
Maric Flow Control is tapping into growing world demand for its hand-crafted water valve technology.
- Evolution of safety in Australian industry
PACE 60-year Anniversary Series: The advent of programmable safety systems earmarked a breakthrough in the development of safety products and systems in Australia.
- Profile: Karl Wigginton
Karl Wigginton is General Manager and Managing Director of Emerson Process Management responsible for Australia and New Zealand.
- Manufacturers must focus on flexible systems that deliver customised products
Confronted with a range of challenges and sluggish productivity growth Australian manufacturers must seek alternatives to conventional production methods.
- PACE: Sixty years young
This year, PACE marks it’s 60th anniversary, having begun life as a journal for the chemical sector in 1953.
- SEW-Eurodrive reinforces its position
SEW-Eurodrive Managing Director, Robert Merola, recently celebrated his 30th anniversary with the company and is the longest serving member of staff in Australia. He outlines the key drivers behind the company’s success and also offers his perspective on the manufacturing sector.
- Big is beautiful: Australia’s very own supersized 3D printer
The country’s love of giant things is well-documented, but all those books, articles and documentaries chronicling the Big Banana, Big Prawn, Big Merino et al. may have to be updated now that ART 3D has released its Sabertooth 3D printer system.
- Food and beverage exporter doubles profitability with GWE green energy technology
Sabormex is capitalising on the benefits of its high-efficiency waste water treatment plant by installing a complete biogas reuse system to replace fossil fuels with green energy.
- What is the future of automation in manufacturing?
Factories of the future will be bright and stimulating places where people enjoy working and jobs are challenging and rewarding.
- Next gen DCS to make a lasting impression in the Australia’s mining sector
One of the areas in which mining companies are looking to invest in order to improve performance and overcome their many challenges is in the next generation of distributed control systems.
- Robotics has a long history in Australia
PACE 60-year Anniversary Series: Vision technology has remained a constant focus for robotic systems engineers since day bot.
- Waste equals energy: The biomass equation
Biomass and waste-to-energy boiler systems have an important role to play in the world. The selection of boiler technology and technology supplier is critical for a successful project.
- Five minutes with Trevor Bloch
In the PACE hot seat is Trevor Bloch, Director of BlochTech Engineering.
- How to protect your industrial control systems from cybersecurity threats
The convergence of the ICS and IT worlds provided many cost and efficiency benefits, however it also exposed ICS systems to the same Cybersecurity risks that IT systems suffer.
- Cyber security: We need more whitelisting
As cyber threats evolve, so do some great tools to combat viruses and malware in the industrial control environment.
- SolidWorks 2014 launches in Australia
SolidWorks says that nine tenths of the changes made for its 2014 suite of products have come from users’ suggestions.
- Design collaboration helps Boral achieve mobile crushing solution
Following an extensive design consultation process for its Peppertree Quarry, Boral, is now leading the way in world’s best practice for in-pit crushing. [VIDEO]
- Control engineers focus on security
Improved defence in depth postures for industrial control systems are needed urgently. Waiting for the next worm may be too late.