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PLC addresses emerging challenges in machinery control
Supplier news
15/01/15 - ABB is extending the capability of one of the AC500 PLC with a very high performance version.
09/01/15 - Universal Robots, a developer and manufacturer of flexible industrial robots, has announced the opening of its APAC headquarters in Singapore.
Automation University on tour
Supplier news
08/01/15 - Rockwell Automation has announced that Automation University will be touring regional centres around Australia and New Zealand throughout 2015.
XTEK is a leading supplier of high-end tactical solutions to the defence and law enforcement communities.
07/01/15 - XTEK will supply Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the Australian Army.
Job survival in the age of robots and intelligent machines
06/01/15 - With automation and robotics gaining traction in Australian industries, what lies ahead for many of our workers?
Through automation, Professor Hawking has experienced a 10x improvement in common tasks.
10/12/14 - UK professor Stephen Hawking will upgrade his decades-old communications system with a new Intel-created platform.
FIRST Robotics brings Regional event to Australia in 2015
19/11/14 - Robot mania is set to hit Sydney as robots race to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition in March 2015.
SMLCE founder and project leader Professor Sami Kara.
18/11/14 - UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.
​By 2019, China will have 87,125 industrial robots, new research finds.
17/11/14 - By 2019, China will have 87,125 industrial robots, new research finds.
 Arc welding robot
Supplier news
06/11/14 - The Motoman MA3120 arc welding robot features an extra-long reach arm that reduces the need for tracks.
Honeywell takes a LEAP forward
Supplier news
27/10/14 - It is common for large automation projects to overrun their budgets. Matt McDonald reports on a new methodology that aims to address this situation.

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