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Some negative stereotypes haunt the millennial generation. But here’s why Australian manufacturers need them in the workforce. Distracted, disloyal, narcissistic, attention seeking … not the usual...

After gaining a new contract for baby food, a contract-packing organisation wanted to upgrade its metal detection to ensure product was free of any accidental metal pieces. With some specific needs, they...

Wanting to speed up production and make labelling less labour intensive, one of Australia’s top craft distillers needed a system that was flexible enough to cope with its small, yet constant volumes...

Aside from the basic necessities, what is influencing food packaging right now? Food packaging serves the very fundamental role of protecting food. Legally, it also must convey information about what’s...

Automated vision inspection has application across a host of industries, doing a host of different checks. And because it’s objective, automated and highly repeatable, it can solve many issues. On top...

If you’re hand labelling or manually applying stickers, but reaching volumes to consider automating the process, there are a few things to think about. Often the challenge is not actually knowing whether...

If you’re worried about wasting profits with over-filling product, you may be thinking of investing in checkweighing equipment. But is it really worth it? To help you weigh up the benefits, here’s...

As many manufacturers know, a vision inspection system will ensure that their products meet both theirs and their customers’ specs and quality standards. It’s a highly cost-effective way to know that...

Choosing which inspection technology to use depends very much upon your need, your product and your industry. For instance to check if goods are out of spec ­– say with missing barcodes or labels, the...

Not being able to count on your equipment to work when production is scheduled, makes it unreliable. And in the manufacturing industry, unreliable equipment has a bigger cost than just in dollars ­–...