Automation/Industry 4.0

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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Automation and rapid robotics drive demand for gentle, secure and safe product handling

Firestone’s family of AirPicker™ and AirGripper™ product handling and packaging technology from Air Springs Supply The relentless advance of automation and robotics in countries with high manufacturing production costs is driving demand in Australia and New Zealand for product handling technologies that permit high operational speeds without high product wastage. “Sometimes mechanical, robotic or automated …

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