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Australian and New Zealand Robotics and Automation Providers

Over the past decade Australia has developed a leading international position in robotics research. The Australian robotics community punches well beyond its weight in the international arena:

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Research & Development

Name Location Interests
ANU - Robotic Systems Lab Canberra, ACT Autonomous car, mobile robots, computer vision, human-robot interaction, manipulators and submersibles.
ARCAA (QUT and CSIRO) Brisbane, QLD Aerial Robotics, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Sense & Act Systems,Guidance, Sensor Fusion, Navigation, AI, Risk Management, Control, Image Processing, Motion Planning
CSIRO ICT Centre - Autonomous Systems Lab Brisbane, QLD Aerial robotics, mining robotics, underwater robotics, computer vision, 3D vision, automation and control
Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, QLD Aerial Robotics, Visual Navigation, Control, Computer Vision, Bio-inspired Robotics, Sensor Fusion
University of Auckland Auckland, NZ Robot assistants, mobile robotics, navigation, robot programming systems and human-robot interaction
University of Adelaide Adelaide, SA Micro-motion robotics, insect robotics, mobile robot, underwater robot and computer vision
University of New South Wales Sydney, NSW Agricultural Robotics, Sensor Fusion, Cooperative Control, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Mobile Robotics, Navigation.

Industrial

Name Location Business
Applied Robotics Pty Ltd. New South Wales Turnkey robotics and automation systems, vision systems, research and development.
Argon Western Australia An industrial Robotics and Automation engineering company specialising in the custom design, integration, and maintenance of turn-key systems requiring a combination of robotics, automation, control systems, electrical and software knowledge. AS/NZS ISO 9001:2000 accredited. A technology partner for companies to take care of their industrial robotic and automation needs through design, integration and scheduled servicing of high tech systems.
Automated Solutions Australia (ASA) South Australia Design and Engineer innovative robotized solutions that help customers improve their competitive position within their given market. Solutions will be designed with a focus on improving throughput, quality, and productivity, whilst providing a quick return on investment. Through an integrated approach, we strive to earn the trust of our customers, becoming valued partners in the productivity, profitability and performance in the organisations that we deal with
Automation Solutions Australia Victoria Available for the design, programming, installation, commissioning, and training of a range of industrial robots and automation equipment. Specialist PLC and Fanuc robot programming integrating vision and force feedback, allows the automation solution to adapt to the product and the environment. Previous placements with a wide selection of industry leaders across Australia. Based in Melbourne, with local, national, and international project capability.
Axelent Automation and Safety Pty Ltd South Australia Axelent Automation and Safety Pty Ltd are specialists in electrical products for industrial control and automation systems. A wide range of products are offered for sale from Safety fencing and equipment, Wire Tray, Enclosures to sophisticated Soft Starters, Programmable Logic Controller’s, Industrial PC’s Variable Speed Drives and Motion Control systems.
ColeTEK Robotics Queensland ColeTEK is an Australian technical consulting and service-based firm primarily delivering solutions in areas around Brisbane, Gold Coast, Northern Rivers, and the Tweed Coast. We work in a wide variety of industries such as robotics, automation, development, electronics, security, engineering and IT. This enables us to understand your problems from many different angles and to provide the most efficient and/or specialised solution for your home and/or business. Our team is comprised of unique individuals over two generations, each who have been passionately learning and developing their technical arts since childhood. Together these two generations bring a wealth of experience and cross-pollination of skills, allowing us to provide the ideal solution for your project. Our goal is to provide technical services to public and private entities that will enable them to take advantage of the modern world. At the same time allowing ColeTEK to reinvest its profits into the robotic future we dream about.
Corbett Robotics Pty Ltd. Queensland Corbett Robotics is a specialty manufacturer of high technology robotics equipment for the biotech sector. Their main products are personal robotic liquid handling workstations and platforms for automated nucleic acid extraction.
Freelance Robotics Queensland Freelance Robotics provides tailored solutions in the areas of robotics, IT, AI, mechanics, control, and physics. They specialise both in robotic prototyping as well as industry consultancy services. They can also assist with development of PCB boards, embedded software, control systems, artificial intelligence software, mechanical system engineering, as well as force and dynamics modelling/analysis. Customised solutions are developed for clients coming from industry, research or commercial backgrounds.
Hemishpere GPS Queensland Designs and manufactures advanced GPS products for positioning, guidance, and machine control applications in agriculture, marine and other markets. The Company owns Outback Guidance(r) and BEELINE(r), two of the leading brands in precision GPS for ground agriculture.
Latitude Products Queensland Latitude Products specialises in bringing the most robust and high technology products available from around the globe. Products include RTU and wireless sensors, power supplies and automated valves. Latitude Products is based out of Brisbane and has distributors in Victoria and Western Australia.
KUKA Victoria The KUKA Robot Group is a leader in the production of industrial robots worldwide. KUKA offers a full, unique range of industrial robots and robot systems, one that covers all weight-classes and robot types. The robots can be found in various in industries and applications. The design of KUKA Robots makes reapplication for other tasks fast and easy.
Machinery Automation & Robotics Pty Ltd (MAR) New South Wales Machinery Automation & Robotics Pty Ltd (MAR) is a leading designer and manufacturer of complete industrial automation solutions. Servicing large and small scale production-critical companies, MAR helps companies achieve the competitive edge that high-tech automation and robotics provide. MAR currently serves the Australian food production, meat, brewing and beverages, pharmaceutical, white goods manufacturing, packaging, chemicals, water treatment and filtration, aluminium smelting, castings, and metals industries with flexible turnkey robotic solutions.
NACHI (Australia) Victoria NACHI is a major Robot Manufacturer based from Japan with Installation base of more than 25000 Robot Installation in North America alone.Nachi Robot diverse line of Manipulators from 4 Kg to 700 Kg Payload can provide customers with best solution for the process.These robots range from light weight ,high speed ,highly accurate robots through to the powerful SC700DL capable of lifting 700Kg.
ProcessOnline.com.au New South Wales ProcessOnline is a dedicated portal for those working with process control, automation and instrumentation products and services. An information source with plenty of news and content on new products, case studies and technical articles.
RASM Australia Pty Ltd
South Australia RASM Australia provide specialised Robotic and Machine Automation solutions to the industry. Our aim is to provide effective automation investments for our customers and our solutions are both industry leading and highly competitive within national and international markets. We believe in solution-based engineering, looking at the application as a whole and making sure that the automation solution we provide is going to work for you. We offer full turnkey solutions in the fields of robotics, machine automation, machine safety and general industrial automation and process control.
Robotic Automation P/L
New South Wales (head office) Providing Robotic manufacturing and Automated packaging solutions to Australian and New Zealand industry. Applications include Welding, Palletising, Stretch/Shrink Wrapping, Strapping, Materials Handling, Press Tending, Case Packing, Labelling, Painting, and more. We also provide consulting and Australia-wide service support. Over 2,000 turnkey installations in Australia & New Zealand.
Romheld Automation
New South Wales (head office) Romheld Automation is a distributor of high performance robot end effectors, advanced robotics, automation equipment and precision workholding systems. We offer proven productivity solutions to machine builders, robot integrators, line builders and research/training entities. We represent the world’s technology leaders and offer a complete line-up of robot support products with deployed across all manufacturing industry sectors.
Scott Technology Australia PTY LTD
New Zealand The Scott  group is a robotics system integrator and turnkey custom machinery manufacturer/solution provider publicly listed on the NZ stock exchange. The parent company Scott Technology LTD is based in New Zealand and have operations in Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland, Italy, US and China with a little over 200 full time staff. As an engineering business Scott has in-house sales, mechanical design, electrical design, controls/PLC design, robotics integration and manufacturing capability and sell a majority of their services and machinery into the US, Europe, China and Australasia.
Strategic Engineering, Pty. Ltd New South Wales Strategic Engineering develops state-of-the-art robotic solutions, and partners with manufacturers to integrate those technologies to provide innovative products and services. Our dynamic team of engineers tackle some of the most difficult automation puzzles enhancing Australia’s manufacturing sector.
System Dynamics Pty Ltd. Victoria Special purpose machinery - design and manufacture, welding, materials, handling, automation metal working for the automotive and manufacturing fields.