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Revolutionary liquid filling machine combines repeatability and accuracy
The new Liquid Pack filling machine incorporates industry leading technologies and machine builder know how to meet even the most challenging food or chemical applications.
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Asaleo Care’s tissue machine upgrade future-proofs production
Tissue machine upgrade leverages control, drives and safety features of the Integrated Architecture platform and the application knowledge of the Global Solutions team at Rockwell Automation.
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Delivering plantwide control for Arrium's Iron Knob mine
Designing, installing and commissioning modular crushing and screening equipment to process and stockpile hematite iron ore with minimal downtime.
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Australian technology drives global mineral processing productivity
Developing an innovative application to advance mineral processing quality and recovery for mines around the world.
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Yalumba’s Oxford Landing winery incorporates the latest in winemaking technology
Meeting consumer demands throughout seasonal variability with an advanced automation and process control solution from Rockwell Automation.
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Latest technology enhances machining of aluminium profiles
Technical Plant Services (TPS) delivers a world first, automated, robotic solution for machining long length aluminium extruded profiles utilising the Rockwell Automation motion control and drives product portfolios.
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Safety record success at Fairfax’s Tamworth Press
Rockwell Automation safety solution lays the foundation for an industry leading safety record.
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Encore Tissue’s manufacturing plant upgrade drives increased productivity
The Global Solutions team from Rockwell Automation applied their engineering capabilities to customise a partial line upgrade that integrates with the existing system to improve tissue production rates.
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Explosives control system upgrade all under control
Integrating control and safety for optimised plant performance.
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Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) implements a condition based maintenance solution
The Integrated Condition Monitoring (ICM) solution by Rockwell Automation provides 24 hours a day, seven days a week coverage of the coal loading operation to minimise unplanned downtime and help improve overall productivity with minimal onsite personnel.
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Nelson Pine combines control and safety to minimise production downtime
Rockwell Automation helps Nelson Pine integrate control and safety with minimal production downtime.
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VIP Packaging leads the pack with robotic palletising solution
Designing a new fully automated palletising line for a world-class packaging company required an innovative solution that integrated safety, automation and control.
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AGL Loy Yang drives long-term success
An innovative drive solution – founded on the PowerFlex® 7000 medium voltage drive from Rockwell Automation® – helps streamline AGL Loy Yang’s mine conveyor system upgrade.
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Compac Sorting Equipment stays ahead of the pack with Rockwell Automation solution
Rockwell Automation® helps Compac Sorting improve productivity and reduce engineering costs.
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Hamilton City Council Meets Compliance Demands with System Upgrade
Rockwell Software® improves performance and eases compliance requirements at water plant.
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Peak Gold reaps the rewards of new process control and optimisation technology
Peak Gold called on Rockwell Automation and mineral processing solution provider, Manta Controls to increase productivity, cost savings and improve environmental outcomes.
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Safety inspection prompts upgrade to aging cranes at Bayswater Power Station
Macquarie Generation called on the domain expertise of Rockwell Automation to deliver a solution for the cranes to meet current safety standards.
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Project Magnet extends the life of Whyalla Steelworks
Rockwell Automation delivers an integrated pit to port solution to provide a new lease on life for Whyalla Steelworks.
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Slicing cheese with automated precision
Incorporation of technological advances in farming and manufacturing has characterised the success of the New Zealand dairy industry.

Coining control at the Royal Australian Mint
A re-imagined materials handling solution, delivers optimised workplace safety, improved security and enhanced production efficiency at the Royal Australian Mint.

Schweppes control in the can
Schweppes Australia — Huntingwood production facility syrup room consolidates system to a sophisticated automation and control system based on the ‘PlantPAx’ process control solution.

Vector Gas: control under pressure
Vector Gas, upgrades the Mokau Compressor Station using advanced process and safety control solutions.

Steeling Time
OneSteel Whyalla took advantage of a recent blast furnace repair to upgrade their critical skip hoist control system. Rockwell Automation provided a cost effective solution which met and exceeded current safety requirements.
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Tunnelling into the Future
Auckland’s first urban road tunnel’s innovative design melds old and new, partly housing an advanced monitoring and control system in a restored heritage building.

Safeguarding Wellington’s water supplies
Greater Wellington Regional Council improves the reliability and operational flexibility of its Te Marua water treatment plant.

Amcor upgrades with integrated safety
An innovative integrated safety control system - founded on Rockwell Automation's GuardLogix - helps fast-track a safety upgrade at Amcor's NSW beverage can manufacturing facility, while simplifying operation and optimising efficiency.

Full-colour control in print
In a journey spanning five years, Shepparton Newspapers has tripled its colour printing capacity, implemented a complete Rockwell Automation drive and integrated safety control system overhaul, and maximised plant uptime when it’s most needed – in the dead of night.

Stabilising the SAG at St Ives
ControlLogix joins forces with advanced process control algorithm, ‘Manta Cube’, to achieve operational stability on a closed-loop single-stage SAG mill at Western Australia’s Gold Fields St Ives gold mine.

Smorgon Steel straightens out safety control
An innovative safety control system—founded on Rockwell Automation’s GuardLogix—helps fast-track the development of Smorgon Steel’s new steel straightening facility, while affording true long-term flexibility.

Steel mill gets performance in a portal
A web portal-based manufacturing execution system (MES) solution from Rockwell Automation provides Smorgon Steel with a new set of eyes for plant performance monitoring, plus an extra set of hands for its plant floor personnel.

Melbourne Water pumps up environmental efforts
New sewage treatment processes improve final effluent quality—with Rockwell Automation’s Integrated Architecture playing a key role in control of the facility.

Parts Management Agreement worth its weight in gold
Stawell Gold Mine’s Parts Management Agreement (PMA) with Rockwell Automation cuts lost production, reduces insurance premiums and streamlines administration.