Calling all kids: let’s have some fun with colours!

  It’s Christmas season and to celebrate this family holiday we are holding a colouring competition. MAR Christmas Colouring Competition is open to everyone under the age of 12. Join in for a chance to win a $50 Toys R Us Gift Card! All entries should be sent to mar@machineryautomation.com.au by 19th December. Winner will be 

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Monitor and control your energy and utility use

MAR recently launched MAR ‘Energy Control’, a solution for monitoring and controlling utility usage – electrical, gas, water, and integration of associated services such as diesel or gas back-up generators. MAR’s ‘Energy Control’ system runs on a standard PC to monitor your energy usage throughout your facility. The Energy Monitor can identify energy usage by 

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MAR Strategic Planning Day 2013

On the 16th of November, the whole MAR team got together for a strategic plan review workshop. Everyone was able to have an input into the strategic planning process throughout the day and had fun team building activities. The event was also a great opportunity for the staff based in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane offices to 

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Eirich Recognises 5 Years of Successful Partnership with MAR

  On July 2013 at Eirich’s anniversary celebration,  MAR was given recognition for its 5 years successful partnership with Eirich. MAR is the exclusive agent for Eirich in Australia and New Zealand offering an extensive range of industrial material processing solutions. For more information on Eirich, visit MAR.

MAR’s Simon Parker joins APPMA board

Machinery Automation and Robotics (MAR), Simon Parker, has joined the board of directors of the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA). Simon has worked with MAR for the past three years and is responsible for the development and sales of total end-of-line automation solutions in the southern region. Having been involved in the packaging 

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Wood Expo 2013 – Innovation + Technology + Design

Troy Krogh, General Manager of Machinery Automation & Robotics is attending Wood Expo 2013; a dedicated event for the wood processing and manufacturing industry.  The event runs in both Australia and New Zealand, allowing MAR to showcase their innovative robotic timber technology solutions. Wood Expo 2013 is organised by the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA). 

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MAR welcomes new Shareholders

I am pleased to announce that from 1st July 2013 Machinery Automation and Robotics Pty Ltd welcomed two new shareholders and investors in the business – Troy Krogh and Paul Gekas. Troy and Paul will join our existing shareholders and Directors Clyde Campbell and Greg Campbell, in setting and managing the strategic direction for the 

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Success at the PACE Zenith Awards for the Robotic Idler Replacement System

Big congratulations to the Machinery Automation & Robotics and Rio Tinto team who picked up highly commended in the machine builder category at the PACE  Zenith Awards last night.  The event marked PACE magazines 60year anniversary and also the tenth awards dinner. One of the core objectives of the PACE Zenith Awards is to provide 

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Pick for Best New Product a Singular Achievement for MAR

Sydney’s Machinery Automation and Robotics (MAR) had reason to celebrate when its MAR Singulator was named Best New Product at the announcement of the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) Awards of Excellence at AUSPACK PLUS. The award, sponsored by PKN, is designed to recognise the most innovative product or equipment in the packaging and 

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Could Matt be the next Apprentice of the Year, Southern Sydney Region, 2013?

Matthew Jones, 4th year apprentice at Machinery Automation and Robotics (MAR), has been shortlisted for the prestigious title of NSW Apprentice of the year in the Southern Sydney Region 2013.  As the premier awards for vocational education and training (VET) in NSW, the Awards are a great way to receive recognition for the effort that 

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