- Decreasing cycle time by more than 10 %
Fitting a VLT Motion Control Option MCO 305 has decreased the process cycle time by more than 10 % and increased product quality and productivity for Hume Master Panel in Brisbane.
- Free MATLAB Seminars this month
The seminars will include keynotes by MathWorks senior staff, technical presentations and demos.
- NHP expands into regional NSW
NHP Electrical Engineering Products have opened their new Albury office.
- Australian company pumps success into Africa
A quarrying company based in Zambia, Central Africa contacted Sykes Group to provide them with a complete solution to their pit dewatering problems.
- CSIRO licenses new process control instrument
Rheology Solutions has signed a license agreement with CSIRO to develop and manufacture a novel process control instrument known as the On-Line Rheometer (OLR).
- One century of Foxboro
Invensys Process Systems recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Foxboro automation products brand.
- Dell/Apple executive joins NI Board of Directors
John Medica, former senior vice president for Dell and former senior director for Apple, was recently elected to the National Instruments Board of Directors.
- Rockwell will make Perth safe
Rockwell Automation will showcase its machine safety capabilities at the inaugural WA Safety Show 2008, from August 12 to 14 in Perth.
- Customer First, Developers next
Wonderware has launched its Customer First program and announced a Developer Network.
- China gets process control instrumentation centre
Emerson Process Management opened a new technical centre, creating the first fully-integrated process control instrumentation facility in China.
- Semaphore finds new distributors
Semaphore’s T-BOX products find two new international distributors in Proceam and Cross Automation.
- New name, new mission
OMAC changes the meaning of its name to Organisation for Machine Automation and Control.
- Mining training in Perth
Mineral Engineering Technical Services will offer short courses this month and during the next quarter.
- Big contract for FLSmidth Minerals
FLSmidth Minerals awarded a contract for a turnkey minerals processing plant and associated facilities, worth more than A$170 million, for the supply of a complete processing plant as well as materials handling systems – from the mine through the processing plant to the ship loading conveyor – for Aurox Resources at the Balla Balla site, south-west of Port Hedland.
- New standards convergence subcommittee
The ISA100 standards committee has created a subcommittee to address options for convergence of the ISA100.11a and WirelessHART standards.
- Banner relaunches website
Banner Engineering launched a new, highly product-focused website. The site showcases their sensors, machine safety products, vision equipment, wireless devices and indicator lights.
- Adept brings its vision to India
Adept Technology, provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, signed up Menzel Vision and Robotics Pvt. Ltd. of India as their exclusive distributor in western and northern India.
- Vision Resources Kit
National Instruments offers a downloadable Vision Resources Kit to learn the components of a vision system, the essentials of image acquisition, and the tools and techniques of image processing.
- Champion no longer compressed at new HQ
Champion Compressors relocates its headquarters to Melbourne’s south-eastern suburb of Dandenong, consolidating its manufacturing, sales and technical support centres into a single facility.
- Process Workplace Safety Chart
Pro-Visual Publishing has produced the Process Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2008 edition which has been sent out free of charge nationally during June.