Airbridge to connect food process to distribution centre


Thursday, 25 June, 2020


Airbridge to connect food process to distribution centre

Mainbrace Constructions has been appointed to deliver airbridge infrastructure for Hilton Foods in Melbourne, which will connect it to a new Woolworths fresh food distribution centre being built adjacent to the facility.

Hilton Foods leases a facility at Truganina, from which it processes, packages and organises the supply of fresh meat around Victoria for Woolworths. The airbridge will connect the Woolworths and Hilton Foods facilities, with Mainbrace to facilitate the connection on the Hilton Foods side, coordinating the internal link between the airbridge with the existing dispatch area.

Concurrently, Mainbrace has been engaged in a Health Safety, Environment and Quality Supervisory Role for internal works in the Hilton Foods Facility, which are being undertaken by Vanderlande.

Vanderlande originally installed, and is currently servicing and maintaining, the robotics and maintenance equipment within the Hilton Foods facility. As part of the new internal works, Vanderlande will provide an updated platform in the load-out area of the facility.

The $2 million project now moves into the construction management phase and the collaborative program of works is scheduled for completion in 2021.

Image credit: ©stock.adobe.com/au/Syda Productions

Related News

Traceability program adds value to food supply chains

A national traceability program could help supply chains achieve end-to-end traceability and lift...

Cold shock: Aussie cold chain food waste study

A government-sponsored study has found that food waste caused by deficiencies in the cold food...

SA dairy industry from 'grass to glass'

The South Australian dairy industry is creating 'grass to glass' branding that will...


  • All content Copyright © 2020 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd