A global engineering and logistics automation company has introduced a rental program for its voice-directed picking technologies to help warehouse and distribution centre managers meet the demands of peak sales periods.
With the help of its new online facility management system, Victoria’s largest not-for-profit private healthcare group, Epworth HealthCare, is to open two new hospitals without adding more facilities management staff, and will open a third hospital in Geelong in 2016.
Berry Systems, one of the world’s leading suppliers of off-highway vehicle barriers and specialist steel safety barriers for car parks and industrial sites, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Carpark Compliance Solutions (CCS).
Manufacturer of professional electronic test tools, Fluke Corporation has released new infrared cameras with wireless connectivity, which the company suggests are ideal for maintenance, troubleshooting and HVAC/R technicians, electricians and facility managers who need to collaborate and share measurements with others on their team.
From 1 July, businesses will be hit with an 11.5 to 14.3 percent increase on power bills due to the rise in regulated electricity tariffs. Queensland Watt Savers is a free energy efficiency program created to help small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and community organisations in south-east Queensland reduce their energy use.
Forty years ago, a pack of Wrigley’s gum became the first item to be scanned and purchased using what is now used 5 billion times every day: the Universal Product Code barcode. Since then, barcode and scanning technologies have become an integral part of the entire supply chain industry, and have continued to evolve.
Global engineering and logistics automation company, Dematic, has launched an online store that enables Australian and New Zealand warehouse and distribution centre managers to order mobile computing accessories quickly and easily, 24/7.
Laminex Australia has introduced a specialty MDF with the highest level of Building Code fire safety specification.
Office products company Staples has launched a new division Staples Safety Solutions to provide a single-source solution for safety equipment.
Corrosion is a potentially major problem for all fire sprinkler systems, not only due to the risks it presents in performance reliability, but also in maintenance challenges. No one wants their sprinkler system offline.
Timber specialist Big River has debuted Anti-Slip Plywood, a new plywood product featuring a highly slip resistant coating designed to protect against injury on both indoor and outdoor workplace platforms, ramps, walkways and floors.
A technical advance based on an edible salt could revolutionalise solar power.
The conclusions of a new meta-analysis of the systemic pesticides neonicotinoids and fipronil (neonics) – the most widely used pesticides in the world – confirm that they are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial invertebrate species and are a key factor in the decline of bees.
Global logistics automation company Dematic has announced an enhancement to its suite of Wireless LAN support services for Australian and New Zealand warehouses with the addition of a Wireless LAN Remote Monitoring service, which optimises wireless network coverage at all times, and avoids costly business downtime.
A Federal Government report into how Australian companies can succeed in manufacturing has lauded the example set by specialist tapware and safety technology producer Enware Australia.