BladeStop™ will be at IFFA 2016 – Frankfurt, Germany

Scott Automation & Robotics will be exhibiting BladeStop™ at IFFA 2016 (7-12 May) in Frankfurt, Germany.  IFFA is the leading international trade fair for processing, packaging and sales in the meat industry. It has been the international platform for the meat-processing industry and the world’s foremost forum for investment decisions since 1949. Thanks to the great 

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Robots create jobs

Robots & employment: Opportunities are bright for workers and their cobot colleagues We recently wrote about the fascinating impact robotics is having on manufacturers’ reshoring initiatives, but there’s more to the employment and robotics story. In fact, automation is proving to have a substantial—and positive—impact on manufacturing employment around the world, and studies continue to 

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Collaborative Robots: End User Industry Insights

The field of collaborative robots is currently the hottest area of interest within the robotics industry, and with good reason. The notion that humans can now work safely, side by side with a robot employee is both intriguing and groundbreaking. The recent interest in this field has paved the way for many informational articles examining 

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Global Collaboration for Successful Palletising System Order

Our team of experts at RobotWorx and Scott Automation+Robotics are working together to ensure a speedy delivery of a top-quality products anywhere on the globe. We recently have had a successful order due to our teamwork efforts.  RobotWorx received an inquiry on their website, www.robots.com, from a dairy company located in Australia in search of a 

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The KUKA KR AGILUS and Timo Boll face each other for a new match

Last year, Timo Boll challenged the KUKA KR AGILUS in his area of expertise: table tennis. Now, it is up to Timo to prove his qualities in a completely different kind of duel. The revenge is on. Man and machine are ready. The KUKA KR AGILUS and Timo Boll face each other for a new 

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Bladestop Bandsaw in Action at Safety 360

The conference focuses on the health and safety culture within an organisations, and reinforces that workplace health and safety performance begins with effective and inspired leadership. Tim Bentley, Director of the NZ Work Research Institute and Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Conference at Safety 360, says, “Building a positive health and safety culture and 

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Scott at RobArch 2016, Sydney.

  Scott Automation + Robotics are proudly sponsoring and exhibiting at the workshops for RobArch 2016,  March 15 – March 19 Sydney. SCOTT will be demonstrating collaborative robot technology with our UR10 Universal Robot and sculpting artwork out of polystyrene foam using the latest milling/spindle technology combined with a KUKA robot. Scott Automation + Robotics will be joining world-leading researchers from 

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Robots and humans working safely together – collaborative robots

Scott Automation + Robotics envision a workplace where humans and robots are able to work together in close quarters both safely and efficiently. Since adopting the collaborative robots (cobots) from Universal Robots (UR) SCOTT are now able to provide robotic technology solutions into high mix low volume manufacturing environments. Universal robots collaborative robot range are 

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Putting automation back into your hands with collaborative robots

Scott Automation + Robotics understands one of the most important elements of growing a business and remaining competitive is productivity. If a business is inefficient then a loss in production can occur which can result in a lower quality of work, discrepancies in output, unhappy employees and a loss in profitability. The results can be 

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Universal Robots appoint Scott Automation & Robotics as Australian Distributor for their Collaborative Robot Range

Robots and people working together Scott Automation & Robotics we are excited to be able to offer the next generation of collaborative robots to Australian manufacturers.  These robots will not only provide cost efficiencies, but provide the flexibility to easily move and reprogram the one robot for different production lines as required, making them ideal for small batch 

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Interfood Butchery Ltd new distributor in the UK & Ireland for BladeStop™

Interfood Butchery Ltd is proud to have been chosen as the sole distributor in the UK and Ireland for the BladeStop™ range of bandsaws. Already proven in Australasia, this innovative technology is new to these two countries. With thousands of conventional commercial bandsaws in daily operation in the meat processing industry around the world, evidence 

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Manual Measure Single Tower Lamb Primal

Manual Measure Single Tower Primal Machine The manual measure single tower primal machine utilises the same tower design as the fully automated x-ray twin tower system with the x-ray being replaced with a manual measure station. It is expected that this system will deliver a two-year payback for Customers averaging a minimum of 290,000 head 

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Transforming the Australian red meat industry – Automated x-ray guided lamb processing

Automated X-Ray technology is transforming the meat industry by providing improved yield through the accuracy of cutting. This video demonstrates the developments by Scott Automation & Robtoics in lamb automation with our Australian partners, Australian Lamb Company, JBS Australia and Meat and Livestock Australia. Lucinda Corrigan, MLA Donor Company Chair, notes that the resulting improved yields 

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Clyde Campbell selected as 2016 Australia Day Ambassador

Congratulations to our Regional Director for Scott Automation & Robotics’ Clyde Campbell on being selected as an Australia Day Ambassador for the 5th year running. This year Clyde will be heading to Tooleybuc in the Wakool Shire to make his Australia Day speech and present the Citizen of the year award. This will then be followed by 

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The robots are coming

Artists turn to precision engineering as production costs for delivering an industrial aesthetic plummet Artists as diverse as Rachel Whiteread, Oscar Murillo and Yayoi Kusama are beginning to use the high-tech fabrication methods once available to only the most commercially successful artists such as Jeff Koons. Lower-cost robots that mimic an artist’s arm movements and 

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Bladestop Bandsaw Brochure

For more detailed information on the Bladestop Bandsaw Technology download our brochure.

Bladestop Safety Technology reduces Bandsaw Risks to Abbatoir Workers

Safety technology is providing assurance for employees in the Australian meat processing sector, while reducing lost production time and compensation claims from injuries. Southern Meats, based at Goulburn in southern New South Wales have invested in several BladeStop™ bandsaws. Southern Meats OH&S Manager Claire Graham said four major incidents in five years involving traditional bandsaws 

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EIRICH and IBU-tec Weimar: strong partners for granulation tasks

The production of granular material as part of the build-up agglomeration process is currently very much the trend. In the face of rising energy costs, thermal granulating processes are becoming increasingly uneconomical. In addition, operators often want the flexibility to be able to produce different target particle sizes or grain size ranges all in a 

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Laser 3D Vision Guides Robot Process Worker

The science fiction of factories staffed by robotic workers has rapidly become reality in many industries, more recently lamb and beef processing, where the focus and main impact is on improving yield rather than replacing workers. Since early 2000, Scott Technology Ltd has been meeting the challenges of the highly paced meat processing industry with 

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BladeStop™ – Finalist at the Worksafe Victoria Awards 2015

 Bladestop has been nominated as a Finalist for Health and Safety Invention of the Year at the Worksafe Victoria Awards 2015 BladeStop™ is uniquely designed to reduce risks of serious injury by mechanically stopping the bandsaw blade when the unit sense that a person has come in contact with the blade. Upon sensing contact with 

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Clyde Campbell presents on Robotic Technology in the Mining and Meat Industries

Clyde Campbell – Scott Automation & Robotics Regional Director for Australia  will be presenting at the  Engineers Australia event on Thursday 24th September for the Southern Highlands & Tablelands Regional Group.   Topic:  The latest in technology within the mining and meat industries. The mining industry is transitioning from a capital intensive expansion phase to a productivity 

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Robotic Palletising Solution delivers results for VIP Packaging

  Palletising in any manufacturing plant presents many operational challenges: from production efficiencies to safety considerations. This is particularly applicable to a company like VIP Packaging, a leading plastic and steel packaging company in Australia and New Zealand, which manufactures packaging solutions for the food and beverage, personal care, household consumer and industrial chemical industries. Among its products, 

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Visit the Scott Automation & Robotics stand at AIMEX 2015

A world of Innovation | A world of Productivity | A world of Opportunity For over thirty-five years AIMEX has delivered the largest concentration of METS suppliers to Asia-Pacific’s mining industries. As one of the world’s largest mining exhibitions in 2015, AIMEX will provide your business with crucial operational efficiencies and cost-savings. For all the 

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SCOTT Automation & Robotics in the USA at the UCLA GAP program

SCOTT group was successful in 2 separate bids to join the UCLA Anderson Business School – Global Access Program (GAP). The Global Access Program (GAP) serves as a change-agent for students and corporations alike, as well as foreign nations through enhanced economic development. This six-month mandatory field study project pairs teams of final year Fully Employed 

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