Combining Forces Means Stronger Land Vehicles

Two South Australian companies are proving the strength that comes with combining forces, teaming up to win a contract that will see them help develop the future of Australia’s land defence force. Rugged hardware developer APC Technology and mission software designer Acacia Research have won a contract to develop systems for the national LAND 400 […]

Made in China: Chinese business has evolved from imitation to innovation

Made in China: Chinese business has evolved from imitation to innovation

Bruce McKern, Honorary Professor, Business School; Recently Visiting Fellow at Hoover Institution, Stanford University and Oxford University, University of Sydney. Most of us use products made in China every day and are aware of its growing economic power as a factory to the world. But China intends to become a developed nation by mid-century and integral […]

Drives custom-engineered for aerator and liquid mixer applications

Drives custom-engineered for aerator and liquid mixer applications

Advanced technology heavy drives are being custom-engineered by Bonfiglioli in Australasia to achieve optimum cost-efficiency and reliability with clean and robust service to aerate or mix liquids. Bonfiglioli’s HDP parallel shaft helical gear drives are an outstanding new generation of large industrial gearbox assembled in Australasia to produce exceptional reliability and torque densities to record […]

TQF gearboxes ideal for automation tasks

TQF gearboxes ideal for automation tasks

The new low-backlash TQF series of precision planetary flanged gearboxes is engineered with outstanding torsional stiffness for applications such as industrial automation. It is the latest in the versatile TQ series of Bonfiglioli Transmissions that are ideal for applications demanding high dynamic characteristics and the ability to handle a high number of start-stops and reversals […]

Autodesk Inventor 2017 unveiled

Autodesk Inventor 2017 unveiled

Autodesk has unveiled Inventor 2017, one of the most advanced 3D modelling solutions for manufacturing industry professionals. The latest version in innovative software for designers and engineers, Inventor 2017 delivers new professional-grade design, interoperability and communication tools aimed at supporting customers ever-expanding needs.  “The manufacturing industry is witnessing an evolution of the role of the […]

The Internet of Drones has landed

The Internet of Drones has landed

H3 Dynamics has unveiled DRONEBOX,a revolutionary system that converges professional drone-enabled service activities with the Industrial Internet of Things. Welcome to the Internet of Drones. DRONEBOX is an all-inclusive, self-powered system that can be deployed anywhere, including in remote areas where industrial assets, borders, or sensitive installations require constant monitoring. Designed as an evolution over […]

Green offices top three million square metres

Green offices top three million square metres

Australian offices are taking the lead in tackling climate change with green office floor space now covering three million square metres, or the equivalent footprint of Uluru – the world’s largest rock formation. The CitySwitch Green Office energy-efficiency program represents over 12 per cent of all Australia’s CBD office space and helps companies significantly cut […]

Power TechED unlocked technology challenges

Power TechED unlocked technology challenges

Rockwell Automation’s inaugural educational event focused on power and energy. Power TechED was held in September at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland. Advances in technologies such as the Internet of Things, are enabling machines to get smarter and meet endusers networking, integration, diagnostics and intelligence demands. Power and energy applications are no exception. Motors […]

Wearply offers outstanding fatigue life in machinery and plant

Wearply offers outstanding fatigue life in machinery and plant

PIC CAP: Wearply is used for applications ranging from vibratory conveyor leaf springs through to electrical motor, generator and transformer components; insulated rail joints, and minerals processing components. A hugely durable reinforced plastic composite that weighs less than aluminium but has up to 10 times the specific strength of 1020 steel is being offered by Cut […]

Character Group Architects a Lean Future with Promapp

Character Group Architects a Lean Future with Promapp

Sydney – Character Cabinets and Stone with Character, part of the Character Group, a leading WA-based suppliers of cabinetry and stone benchtop products to the new building construction and home renovation market, has selected Promapp cloud-based process management software to underpin continuous improvement within the business. The Character Group has over 20 years’ experience in […]