- Sullair’s Victorian facility, one year in the Australian market
Sullair has recently celebrated the first anniversary of the establishment of its Australian manufacturing facility, which services the domestic and Middle Eastern markets.
- Yokogawa and Moore Industries expand their agreement
Their Global Preferred Vendor Agreement will now include Moore Industries’ HCS HART Concentrator System.
- National Instruments behind next-generation Hubble successor
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA’s next-generation successor to the Hubble, is closer to its 2013 launch thanks to NI’s LabVIEW FPGA.
- New Materials Handling show
Sydney Materials Handling will be a show dedicated to load, move and shift solutions, at The Safety Show Sydney.
- World’s strongest robot
The Kuka KR 1000 titan robot from Kuka Robotics has entered the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s strongest robot.
- Siemens at the world’s largest coal terminal
Siemens Industrial Solutions and Services Group (I&S) will equip the world’s largest coal terminal in South Africa with a Manufacturing Execution System (MES).
- Energy Efficiency briefing in Sydney
The Energy Users Association of Australia will hold its annual series of Climate Change, Greenhouse & Energy Efficiency (CCGHEE) in Sydney next week.
- NMW to incorporate MTIF
Manufacturing Technology InFocus (MTIF) – and its associated events Automate, Austronics and Electrix – will be incorporated into National Manufacturing Week from 2008.
- A Networks/Fieldbus Guide
TURCK have introduced their new Networks/Fieldbus Overview Guide, the first in a series of guides to better assist customers in understanding fieldbus networks.
- Greenhouse gasses detected from space
ABB have completed their greenhouse component detection and measurement sensor for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) GOSAT satellite.
- Smart wireless up for competition
Emerson Process Management will recognise customers with their “Smart Wireless Innovators Contest”.
- China certifies Rockwells safety line
Rockwell Automation has received the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) mark for a majority of its safety product lines.
- New materials for flat panel displays
Honeywell Materials has launched new materials for the production of flat panel displays, which will reduce manufacturing costs and power consumption, and improve colour uniformity and device lifespan.
- Darwin bio-diesel plant managed by a Yokogawa DCS
The production processes at Natural Fuels Australia Ltd’s (NFAL) new bio-diesel plant in Darwin will be monitored and managed by a Yokogawa Distributed Control System
- American truck assembly, verified by LabVIEW and PXI
Freightliner LLC selected NI LabVIEW software and NI PXI-based hardware to replace a VME-based proprietary solution for verifying electrical assembly on its new line of heavy-duty trucks.
- Boom analysis to be held in Perth
Resources Boom: Opportunities and Consequences is the title of The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering’s 2007 Symposium.
- Overseas engineers fill the shortage gaps
Many companies are now recruiting increasing numbers of professionals from overseas to fill the gaps caused by the engineering skills shortage. How can they make sure they’re recruiting the best?
- PSN Melbourne to support project in the Russian Artic
Production Services Network (PSN) has secured contracts for oil and gas developments in the Artic Russian territory, which will be managed and supported from their Melbourne office.
- Swinburne’s Dean becomes a ‘Royal’ engineer
Professor John Beynon has been elected a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering.
- ABB desalinates the Gold Coast
ABB has secured key contracts valued at over $5 million to supply motors and drives to the Gold Coast desalination plant.