Remote-controlled trolley-collector wins award for ‘Game Changing’ Innovation

Remote-controlled trolley-collector wins award for ‘Game Changing’ Innovation

A Melbourne engineering company, Lockelec Innovations, has solved the problem of wayward supermarket trolleys, with a Bluetooth remote controlled trolley collector, the Red Rover.  The bane of supermarket operators worldwide is the manual collection of the ubiquitous supermarket trolleys scattered throughout car parks. Not only is the practice of collecting the trolleys labour intensive and […]

Tool digitisation brings global giant closer to Industry 4.0 

Tool digitisation brings global giant closer to Industry 4.0 

Many companies are pursuing different paths as they attempt to realise Industry 4.0. For global electrical engineering manufacturer, Phoenix Contact, the focus has been on integrating digital data about its manufacturing tools to ensure their ongoing integrity and as a step towards creating an increasingly automated manufacturing environment. Phoenix Contact produces over 60,000 different products, […]

Bonfigliol’s 300M planetary gearbox range sets industry-leading torque benchmarks

Bonfigliol’s 300M planetary gearbox range sets industry-leading torque benchmarks

Bonfiglioli is introducing to Australasia its new 300M range of planetary gearboxes, which achieve greater torque without increasing the size of the gearbox, to produce greater performance, efficiency, and cost saving for many industries such as bulk materials handling, mining process equipment, food and beverage, materials handling, water treatment and waste handling. The 300M series […]