Making equipment evaluation easier


A company that manufactures and distributes medical imaging equipment has constructed a Customer Experience Centre in Melbourne. It includes a fully functioning operating theatre and enables hands-on experience of the latest versions of equipment and software.

Interactive mini billboards


Technology and consumer expectations have advanced to the point where static posters and billboards are quickly being replaced by digital interactive displays. One company has just released a range of 10-inch digital ePosters that offer state-of-the-art features.

Automated warehousing for fast fashion


The recent rise of rapid turnover low-cost clothing retailing – ‘fast fashion’ – has triggered a global demand for quicker and more efficient logistics and distribution operations within the apparel industry.

Facility management via app


Released in March 2014 for iOS, and soon to be available for Android, PocketFM is a mobile work management app designed primarily for the facilities, maintenance and trades industries.

Charting the sea of FM software-speak


The facility management sector is awash with acronyms, especially in the technology sphere with CAFM, CMMS, EAMS, FMIS, IWMS and MMS bandied around with increasing ease, if not understanding.


Survey highlights sustainability's corporate worth


A global survey has indicated that sustainability is becoming a more strategic and integral part of business, but that many companies still have a long way to go in mastering the reputation, execution and accountability of their sustainability programs.

3D building mapping goes mass


Like most industries, facility management has become increasingly data driven. That’s about to increase exponentially. Driving it will be remarkable developments in mobile three-dimensional (3D) mapping that will make the technology accessible to not only professionals, but everyone else as well.

Emergency alarm app


Lone Worker Alarm is a smartphone app that uses the phone’s accelerometer, GPS (global positioning system) and wireless internet to provide a sophisticated emergency alarm system.

A new generation whiteboard


A dramatic upgrade to the standard conference room whiteboard, SMART kapp is a display board that captures, saves and pushes content to mobile devices in real time.

Win a Honeywell Captuvo SL62


Honeywell and FM magazine are giving one lucky reader a chance to win a Honeywell Captuvo SL62 enterprise sled which provides an Apple iPad mini with powerful enterprise capabilities – not least, for convenient inventory management.


Facility Management is proud to present its Annual Software Guide for 2014, offering readers the most comprehensive overview of software products and suppliers in Australasia’s facilities management sector.

Utilisation studies now focus on activity


Activity-based utilisation reporting has become more important now we’re migrating from static to agile workplaces, writes BLIGH WILLIAMS, senior property and workplace space strategist at workplace space planning solutions (wsps).

Potential savings within DSD processes for FMCG suppliers


As many consumer goods suppliers continue to report growing business challenges, a new report from Honeywell has found that millions of dollars can be saved by evaluating and improving Direct Store Delivery (DSD) operations – the way that products are ordered, sold, delivered and merchandised.

Kerrick to launch new SkyVacuum


Kerrick has announced that it will soon launch a new range of gutter & roof vacuums in Australia. The new range will include commercial and industrial grade vacuums that will provide lightweight, safe and easy access to roofs, gutters, air conditioning vents, signage and more.

New equipment protection from Cortec


Cortec has developed a new industrial strength release agent, MCI Creteskin, using its patent Migratory Corrosion Inhibitors (MCI) technology. MCI Creteskin is designed to provide powerful protection to equipment, vehicles and forms in the construction industry.

Tork promotes ‘leaving a legacy' through FSC Friday campaign


Tork, one of the leading names in workplace hygiene, has joined the ‘FSC Friday’ campaign to help promote awareness of the international Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the not-for-profit organisation’s responsible forestry principles and practices.

Premier's Sustainability Awards 2014

premier sustainability awards

Now in their 12th year, the Premier’s Sustainability Awards celebrate efficient use of water, resources and energy, better waste management and recycling practices, enhancement of the environment and effective and practical community action.


Clipsal by Schneider Electric's USB charger


Designed in Australia, Clipsal by Schneider Electric’s innovative USB charger offers adaptability, efficiency and reliability in one convenient universal mechanism. Providing up to 1.2 amps, it is efficient in charging times with minimal stand-by energy consumption.