GreyOrange and GROUND announced the deployment of its Butler robotics operations at the Ichikawa logistics center of Daiwa House Industry Co. Ltd (TSE: 1925). The Butler robotics system operates in a 7,000sqm facility offering total logistics solutions that are shared and used for multiple shipper companies. At this site, named ‘Intelligent Logistics Center PROTO’, the … Continue reading GreyOrange Butler robotics deployed at intelligent logistics centre
The Australian manufacturing industry continues to face significant challenges that mean businesses need to find ways to evolve and outperform their competitors to remain viable. Competition from overseas manufacturers with lower costs and a strong Australian dollar have put pressure on local businesses in recent years. “However, there are signs the Australian manufacturing industry could … Continue reading Top practices for a top-performing production floor
Over recent decades, average output across Australian manufacturing sub-industries has swelled to 20 per cent above trend during economic upswings, while contracting to 20 per cent below this level during downturns. Australia is currently home to one of the most volatile manufacturing industries in the world. Opportunities for companies to protect themselves against these economic … Continue reading How to build resilience in Australia’s manufacturing industry
A tiny fibre-optic probe that can measure temperature while seeing deep inside the body has been developed in South Australia. With an outer diameter of only 130 microns, the width of a single human hair, the probe is the smallest of its kind in the world with the ability to provide real time imaging and … Continue reading Probe the width of a hair to see and measure temperature deep inside the body
Central Innovation, a provider of design software, hardware, systems, and people solutions to construction, architecture, and manufacturing companies, has announced its latest data integration solution, DataSuite. Developed to meet the needs of Australian businesses, DataSuite enables companies to move and manage data between independent systems without manual processing. By providing a unifying platform between systems, … Continue reading DataSuite – data integration system for Australian manufacturers
Inspired by several developed Asian cities, the NSW government’s vision for Sydney is to build high density living around major traffic hubs. As a result, investment in transport and infrastructure is taking off and demand for engineering and construction professionals will be high in 2018. Huge projects underway, or on the horizon, include the M4 … Continue reading Demand for engineers expected to grow in 2018
Australian manufacturers need to find alternative ways of doing business or risk being overrun by competitors with lower costs, according to Epicor. Greg O’Loan, regional vice president, Epicor, said, “As the world has gotten smaller, Australian organisations face increased competition from international businesses. For manufacturers, rising energy costs and strong competition from overseas companies mean … Continue reading How manufacturers can respond to increasing costs
IoTium, a secure network infrastructure company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced the general availability of its Network as a Service (NaaS) offering, designed to securely connect legacy onsite systems in mission-critical environments to accelerate the deployment of Industry 4.0 at scale. Target environments applications include building and industrial automation, oil and gas, … Continue reading Secure, scalable, SDN-based network infrastructure for Industrial IoT
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