Automation/Industry 4.0

IoT Automation finds a capable partner in LAPP Australia as it develops world-leading mine emergency system

Tailored cable connection solutions from LAPP Australia are now being used in an innovative lighting system from the Australian company, IoT Automation in a product designed to set world benchmarks in mine safety and emergency communication The expert team from IoT Automation developed a software-controlled intelligent lighting system called Firefly Smart Lighting System, which also enables safe …

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Konecranes enhances cybersecurity commitment with digital services ISO certification

Konecranes has further enhanced its commitment to cybersecurity and the protection of its customer’s data through achieving ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for information security management.  The globally recognised ISO/IEC 27001 certificate demonstrates a commitment to proactively manage the information security of Konecranes’ digital services and ensure compliance with legal and customer requirements. Konecranes is one of the first companies in the lifting equipment …

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BevChain boosts safety and increases storage by around 60% with Swisslog PowerStore automated warehouse shuttle

Leading beverage distribution specialist, BevChain (a wholly owned subsidiary of Linfox), has further extended its commitment to work smarter for its customers, with the installation of a Swisslog PowerStore automated warehouse shuttle system. BevChain installed the highly customisable Swisslog PowerStore system at its facility in Auburn, NSW, which is conveniently located adjacent to the brewery …

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Is that the moon, or a balloon? LAPP’s EPIC® connectors provide lightweight industrial solutions

Large helium-filled balloons are used by filmmakers to provide even lighting for night scenes Lightweight self-illuminating balloons are often used by filmmakers to provide even overhead lighting for night scenes. Leading German supplier of these specially designed luminaries, blberlin, is using LAPP EPIC® connectors to ensure a lightweight and stable connection solution. “This impressive application …

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Australia’s rapid adoption of agile robotics drives demand for super flexible cabling solutions

Progress in robotics is driving far-reaching changes in the entire economy. But modern robots also need high-performance connection solutions. If cabling systems stop working, automation and robotics stop too, says Simon Pullinger*, General Manager, Lapp Australia. Here, he explains how new generation robotics are demanding new generation nimble, flexible and mechanically acrobatic cabling solutions.  It’s …

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Coca-Cola Amatil boosts efficiency with Australasian selection of Swisslog’s fully automated ACPaQ mixed pallet technology

Coca-Cola Amatil has selected Swisslog’s ACPaQ fully automated palletising technology as part of a major expansion of its Auckland distribution centre Swisslog’s fully automated robot-based order picking system, ACPaQ, has been selected by food and beverage giant Coca-Cola Amatil as part of the automation and major expansion of its Auckland distribution centre. The ACPaQ technology …

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