Japanese-based SMC Pneumatics knew that in order to future-proof its business it needed to get on-board with Industry 4.0 especially with the push towards automation. “Five years ago, the managing director of SMC brought me in to reposition the business post the mining industry moving from greenfield to brownfield,” said SMC Pneumatics’ Australian and New … Continue reading SMC Pneumatics explains benefits of getting on board with Industry 4.0
In the modern Australian manufacturing environment, it is important to manage costs. With stiff and cheap, competition from overseas markets, having a competitive edge is important if you want to run a successful processing business. The old adage, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it” remains as true today as it’s ever been. … Continue reading ESM Australia helps businesses keep costs down with modular software systems
As the global innovation race continues, the continent looks to it manufacturers to advance innovation, unlock new opportunities and to ultimately accelerate the economy. This is evident in the food and packaging industries, where SMC has been working on its new Industry 4.0 technology. SMC has a clear strategy and the technology to help implement … Continue reading SMC to showcase its new Industry 4.0 technologies at Foodtech Packtech New Zealand
With advances in technology, industrial manufacturing is moving ahead at breakneck speed. Machines are becoming more efficient due to cutting edge developments in automation that bring both improved performance and versatility. This combined with the development of intelligent robots means that smart machines are no longer a distant vision in the future. According to Jozef … Continue reading SMC supports a practical approach to Industry 4.0
With new technology revolutionising manufacturing and retailing processes at every point in the supply chain, we are now looking to take a dive into the world of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). IIoT is a central technology for Industry 4.0 and is linked to other core concepts, including system integration, big data, and cloud … Continue reading How IIoT revolutionises processes throughout the supply chain
Food & Beverage Industry News spoke to two of the participants at the Industrial Internet 4.0 Summit which kicks off in Sydney tomorrow.
Industry 4.0 is set to revolutionise manufacturing and production through the utilisation of cyber connected systems, which monitor factory processes to maximise efficiency and reduce downtime.
Dr Nico Adams, formerly of the CSIRO, has been appointed as the new Director of Swinburne’s advanced manufacturing facility, the Factory of the Future. Dr Adams has a background in materials and manufacturing informatics, and holds degrees from Oxford University and the University of York. Prior to his appointment at Swinburne, Dr Adams was a … Continue reading Dr Nico Adams to lead Swinburne’s Factory of the Future
Industry 4.0 is revolutionising manufacturing through the utilisation of cyber connected systems, which monitor factory processes to maximise efficiency and reduce downtime.
Smart factories with efficient and fully connected supply chains are critical to manufacturing innovation.
The ICX35-HWC Industrial Cellular Gateway from ProSoft Technology provides the ideal communication solution for system integrators and OEMs who monitor devices that are in hard to reach spots.
Food and beverage makers who gathered in Sydney last week for a key industry seminar heard that, as we move further into the new century, new technologies and Industry 4.0 will become increasingly crucial to the success of their businesses. Food Factories of the Future was held before a full room at the Novotel Darling … Continue reading Food makers look to the future
Exhibitors will provide access to the latest thinking and technology on Industry 4.0, from information and automation solutions, to robotics and integrated coding and vision systems.