- ABB company of the year
- Australian Energy Council
- cloud computing
- energy storage
- flow measurement
- gas detector
- Internet of Things
- Lincoln gap wind farm
- PLC controller
- Process Control
- quantum computing
- quantum technology
- Solar Cells
- wind farm
- Chappelow joins Scale Components
Ray Chappelow is the newProduct Manager for Measurement Information Systems at Scale Components
- Australia’s manufacturing future to be discussed in Melbourne
Making Australia’s Future, a conference designed to provide engineers and strategists in Australia’s manufacturing sector with the best advice on pertinent industry issues.
- Rockwell acquires Pavilion
Rockwell Automation has bought Pavilion Technologies, Inc.; the terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
- Berg to head Baldor’s Asia Pacific operations
Baldor has appointed Daniel Berg as Managing Director of its newly combined Asia Pacific operations.
- MESA recognises GE Fanuc’s Manager’s contribution
Charlie Gifford, GE Fanuc’s Director of Lean Production Management, was presented with the MESA Outstanding Contribution Award – Technical Content 2007 at the organisation’s annual conference in Orlando, Florida.
- New Account Manager at InMotion
InMotion Engineering has appointed Evan Harvey as their new National Account Manager.
- Moxa on sale
CrispTech drops the price of practically all the Moxa product range.
- SEW Australia is officially 25
SEW-Eurodrive celebrated its 25 years in Australia with over 500 guests at Melbourne’s Moonee Valley racecourse.
- Machine Vision to be presented in Melbourne
Adept Electronic Solutions will celebrate the launch of their new Melbourne office with their Machine Vision Day on November 22.
- ISA recognises Emerson engineers
Emerson Process Management engineers Terry Blevins, Deji Chen, Mark Nixon, and Willy Wojsznis received the ISA’s Excellence in Documentation award for their ISA EXPO 2006 technical paper, “Improving PID Control with Unreliable Communications.”
- Safety, a big success
The Safety Show Sydney and Sydney Materials Handling drew 10,276 visits over their three days in October – more than a 10 per cent increase on 2006 attendances.
- Instrumentation courses from RMIT TAFE
RMIT TAFE will offer cross training, apprenticeship and diploma courses in Instrumentation in 2008 and is currently seeking expressions of interest.
- Deakin University’s robot project wins innovation competition
Jarred Spriggs from Deakin University is the overall winner of the inaugural Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia and ABB Australia National Robotics Innovation competition for university students.
- LabVIEW’s DARwIn, evolution of programming
A bipedal humanoid robot has been created by students from the Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) at Virginia Tech, using National Instruments LabVIEW graphical system design platform.
- AEEMA consolidates operations with Ai Group
The Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (AEEMA) will consolidate its operations with one of the nation’s largest and most influential industry associations, the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group).
- FDT chairman elected
The FDT Board of Directors has unanimously voted Mr. Hartmut Wallraf, Board member representative for Invensys, as its new chairman.
- Mining safety award goes to QLD
Danny McCarthy, operations manager of Curragh North and South Walker Creek mines was awarded the $20,000 Murray Fox Leadership Award for his contribution to mining safety.
- New Schneider Board representative at FDT
The FDT group Board of Directors has unanimously voted to accept Cyril Perducat as the Board representative for Schneider Electric.
- Free calibration software download
Beamex -available in Australia through AMS Instrumentation & Calibration- is offering a free demo of their CMX Light calibration software.
- Weighing specialist company becomes ‘active’
Total Engineering Systems changes its trading name to Active Weighing Solutions, to better reflect the nature of their business.