Awards Machinery Automation & Robotics

APPMA 2015 Design Achievement Award for Container Loading

Scott Automation & Robotics are proud to be awarded the winner of the APPMA 2015 Design Achievement Award for Container Loading. The solution is automated container loading primarily for chilled cartons. Although some semi-automated or load assistance devices exist for container packing of frozen cartons, MAR saw a need to develop alternative solutions for chilled meat cartons

Warren Centre Innovation Award for the Robotics Idler Change out – March 2015

Scott Automation & Robotics are proud to be awarded the winner of the Warren Centre 2014 Innovation Award for the design, development and commerialisation of the Robotic Idler Changer for the Mining Industry. Clyde Campbell accepted the award on behalf of the entire team involved in the project.

Telstra 2008 Australian Business of the Year

Telstra Business AwardsMachinery Automation and Robotics was named the 2008 Telstra Australian Business of the Year by Telstra CEO, Sol Trujillo.

Machinery Automation and Robotics’ win comes 21 years after its founder Clyde Campbell started the business with “one person, a tool box and a dream,” along with a vision to deliver manufacturing solutions that incorporate advanced robotics for production critical industries. The business has grown to employ a team of 47 staff servicing clients across the globe, from its offices in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.

Speaking at the event, Mr Rudd also announced that Telstra and Austrade had set up the Export Assistance Program to help winners from the Telstra Business Awards further develop their export potential.

Mr Rudd said the collaboration between Telstra and Austrade would ensure that the country’s top achievers who export can get the help they need to take their business to compete on the world stage.

Telstra CEO, Sol Trujillo, applauded Machinery Automation and Robotics for the win and its role as a role model for other small and medium businesses.

Telstra NSW Business Awards 2008

  • 2008 NSW Business of the Year
  • 2008 NSW AMP Innovation Award

Machinery Automation & Robotics was named the 2008 Telstra New South Wales Business of the Year, after being selected from the state’s best businesses.

The Silverwater-based automated manufacturing provider was selected from over 21 businesses, and was presented the night’s top award by Ms Deena Shiff, Group Managing Director of Telstra Business and Telstra Business Awards Ambassador.

Machinery Automation & Robotics was also awarded the Panasonic Australia Medium Business Award, which recognises outstanding businesses with 21 to 200 employees, and won the AMP Innovation Award for businesses that have introduced an innovative product, service or process.

Machinery Automation & Robotics (MAR) designs, builds and integrates automated manufacturing solutions incorporating advanced robotics for production critical industries. Investing heavily in research and development, MAR has developed its own proprietary
technologies which enable its manufacturing clients to compete in a global market.

Established in 1987, the business has grown to employ a team of 47 staff servicing clients across Australia and internationally, from offices in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. MAR has recently entered the American market and is looking to expand further and supply European manufacturers.

“This Award recognises Machinery Automation & Robotics (MAR) for its hard work, determination and business success,” Ms Shiff said.

“The judges were highly impressed by Machinery Automation and Robotics’ strategic planning, innovative thinking, company vision and business practices. These key areas are the building blocks of Machinery Automation and Robotics’ success and make the company a role model for all New South Wales businesses,” Ms Shiff said

Clyde Campbell CEO of Machinery Automation & Robotics said “The Telstra awards are the most prestigious business awards on the calendar and benchmarks us against the states best businesses. Winning the award is a great honour and reflects the dedication and commitment of the entire MAR team”.
PACE Zenith Awards 2007

Machinery Automation and Robotics (MAR)has just been announced as the winner of the PACE Zenith Awards for 2007 in the Automotive and manufacturing category.

MAR have designed and built the “DataDotDNA Automated Application Cell” (DAAC), an automated robotic solution for assembly line DataDotDNA application. DataDot Technology is an Australian innovation that enables items, products materials and assets of all kinds to be protected against theft and counterfeiting by indelibly marking assets with unique codes.

The awards, publicly recognise and reward industrial applications that most successfully demonstrate engineering excellence and innovation. The award was accepted by Clyde Campbell managing Director at a presentation breakfast on Wednesday 30th May 2007.

My Business Awards 2006

Winner - My Business Awards 2006

Machinery Automation and Robotics has just been announced as the overall winner of the Fuji Xerox My Business awards for Outstanding Excellence as well as the category winner of The Australian Business Limited State Chamber Award for Best Medium Business.

The Medium Business award was open to medium businesses with between 21 and 200 employees. The main criteria was based on how entrants had maintained strong market positions while continuing to grow, with particular emphasis on management and strategic planning. Measurement was based on demonstrable success through revenue growth and market share.

More than 500 businesses overall entered the awards and it was noted that the quality of the entries confirmed that the Australian private business sector is alive and well, and in many instances performing spectacularly well.

The award was accepted by Clyde Campbell managing Director at a Gala Dinner was held on Thursday 28 September at the historic Doltone House on Jones Bay Wharf at Pyrmont.

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Western Sydney Industry Awards 2005

Machinery Automation & Robotics (MAR) received industry recognition this month as winner of the “Leader in Business Practice – Knowledge Management” award at the 2005 Western Sydney Industry Awards. This category recognises the winner’s best practices in management, financial and IT systems, and corporate knowledge. Credit was also given in this category to MAR for demonstrating how continuous improvement, training and staff development, internal communications, and research and development are a fundamental part of its business strategy.

MAR was also highly commended in the Regional Excellence category for outstanding product. This award recognises the excellence of design, build and installation of both the organisation’s automation and robotic solutions.

The Western Sydney Industry Awards, now in their 7th year, are acknowledged as the most strategic regional awards in Australia. The Awards recognise and reward excellence, innovation and leadership across Western Sydney’s diverse range of industry sectors.

Telstra Small Business Awards 2004NSW Small Business of the Year - Telstra Business Awards

Machinery Automation and Robotics (MAR) have taken out the prestigious 2004 NSW Telstra Small Business of the year.

The award was presented at a gala dinner at the Westin Hotel by the Minister for Regional Development and Small Business David Campbell, and Telstra Business and Government Managing Director Christine Holgate.

Winning this prestigious award recognises the commitment and dedication of the team at MAR who have made this award achievable.

Machinery Automation and Robotics (MAR) is a leading supplier of integrated automation and robotic solutions to the manufacturing industry. MAR has built its reputation over the past 17 years as one of the most respected technology solution providers in the marketplace.

For more than a decade, the Telstra and Australian Governments’ Small Business Awards have been recognised for showcasing individual Australian small businesses and the role which the sector plays in our nation.

Small businesses hold a long and proud tradition of producing some of Australia’s best innovations. This sector also plays a critical role in the Australian economy. The small business sector in Australia employs almost 3.6 million people and accounts for 28 per cent of total wages and salaries generated by all Australian businesses.

2004 NECA Awards of Excellence – Winner

Machinery Automation and Robotics surpassed a field of the state’s top Industrial Businesses to win the 2004 NECA NSW Awards of Excellence -Industrial Category.

MAR won the award based on its upgrade of Tomago’s smelter plant technology which saw an production increase of 72% in it’s melting capacity, increasing output to 530,000 tonnes per annum.

The Awards of Excellence 2004 were presented at an industry luncheon held on Friday, 17th September, 2004 at Star City , and is the 11th year that the National program of awards have been presented. The presentation events are held in each State and are the premier events in the industry calendar where all those involved can see their skills acknowledged and are proud of the industry’s achievements.

NECA, the National Electrical and Communications Association, is the national voice of the electro technical contracting industry. NECA is the only association that represents the interests of electrical and communications contractors, from employers and business people to technicians. More than 6000 businesses enjoy the benefits of NECA membership.

2004 Zenith PACE Awards – Highly Commended

We are thrilled to announce that we were awarded runner-up in the PACE / Zenith Awards with our Automated Canning Line in the Food & Beverage Category. Adjudication was based on leadership in engineering expertise, technological innovation and creativity, project complexity, heightened safety and plant efficiency, excellence in project management and best business practices, and improved commercial benefits. Congratulations go to all of the MAR team who worked on the project.

2003 Australia Post NSW/ACT Small Business Awards – FinalistAustralia Post Small Business Awards Finalist

Leading the way in automation evolution MAR and its dedicated team of individuals receive recognition for outstanding results achieved through the use of technology in the technology category of the 2003 Australia Post Small Business Awards. The awards, launched in 1997 and supported by the Department of State and Regional Development and the State Chamber of Commerce, recognise and reward the professional excellence of small businesses and the vital role they play in the community.

At the helm is MAR’s Managing Director Clyde Campbell who identified a need in the marketplace for a business that could effectively service world-class machinery locally: “We are absolutely thrilled to have achieved a place as finalist in these prestigious awards. It is wonderful to achieve this level of recognition from a source other than our loyal customers”.

On behalf of the entire MAR team Mr Campbell is delighted to attend the Gala Awards Presentation Evening, the highlight of Small Business September, at the Wentworth Hotel, Sydney, on Saturday 27 September.

2002 NECA/MMEM Awards

Comprehensive overhaul of Tooheys can line earns MAR a place in the annual NECA/MMEM Awards of Excellence. The highest accolade conferred by the electrical and communications industry and presented to electrical contracting companies throughout the industry, the NECA/MMEM awards recognise excellence and outstanding achievement within individual companies’ fields of expertise.

MAR, who completed on-site installation and commissioning in exactly one week, provided NSW’s largest can line operation with a 20-year advance over its existing technology and an increased production output to 2000 cans per minute.

Attending the presentation to accept the award is MAR’s Managing Director Clyde Campbell.