In manufacturing, working smarter has always meant pursuing technology to deliver greater productivity, increased effi ciency and improved sustainability.
Omron has its heritage in technological invention, making things and bringing them to market fully tested to perform.
Omron Electronics NZ recently held a free seminar at the Addington Raceway, Christchurch. Aimed at both the food and packaging industries, all delegates gained valuable insights into some of the cutting edge technologies for the automation industry that Omron had on offer.
The counterfeit medicine market internationally is worth some US$32 billion – and causes about one million deaths each year.
This is a huge cost to the general health and wellbeing of the global society.
Omron Electronics recently held a successful Food and Packaging Technology seminar at their Queensland office, based at Murrarie in Brisbane. Omron Queensland's State Manager, Paul Gibb said that it was a very productive day, and a lot of very powerful new control and automation technology was discussed in detail.
Traceability is where a manufacturer is able to track their goods through the entire production process, right through the supply chain (including retail outlet) and all the way to the end consumer. To date, while such a scheme has been highly desirable, it’s merely a pipe dream for most. However, after many years of development, technologies are starting to emerge that could ultimately make this an exciting reality. Here’s how.
With perfect control of rope tension you can achieve “miracles.”
This was proven in the movie The Walk – the true story of a young French high-wire artist who realised a lifelong dream to walk between the immense void between the former World Trade Centre towers in New York.
It’s not a horror film, but the dizzying heights and “edge of the seat” action scared many theatregoers. Astonishingly, this movie was adapted from real events.
Operating a sand quarry processing plant at maximum efficiency can throw up many challenges. Two years ago a major quarry at Grantville in southern Victoria needed an automation solution to help drive productivity.
As the Australian economy transitions from the mining boom, there is strong global demand for Australian high quality food produce.
The three Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) recently signed with China, Japan and South Korea present unprecedented openings for the Australian food industry.
And more food processors are now looking to the latest technology to fully capitalise on these opportunities.