Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Receptacles

Inventory reduction with in-bin blending

28 April, 2011

A leading provider of specialty powders for the medical industry needed to respond to changing client requirements and wanted to implement lean manufacturing practices. Matcon was called on to bridge the gap between theory and practical powder processing.

Food Spectrum adds folding bins to its supply chain

21 December, 2010 by

Brisbane-based food ingredients manufacturer Food Spectrum is one of the first CEVA Pallecon customers to introduce the new plastic folding CEVAbin to its supply chain. Spectrum has been a long-term customer and over time has been a regular user of CEVA Pallecon’s liquid IBCs for the movement of honey and other products.

Shear advantage as Steric blends in IBCs

21 December, 2010

Steric Trading, an Australian-owned food, beverage and non-food manufacturing company, produces products like beverage powders, toppings in many flavours, maple flavoured syrups, packet soups, lemon and lime juices and a wide variety of wet sauces.

Big tanks

06 October, 2010 by

The Tasman Tank Co, which produces more than 200 large industrial and municipal tanks a year, says advances in specifying, design, protective coatings, manufacture and installation need to be understood to get the best results for particular industries and applications. The company says these changes are particularly important to the resources, energy and ‘green’ environmental processing industries.

Schütz DSL multi-layer IBCs

03 September, 2010 by

Schütz DSL has installed a multi-layer blow moulding machine specifically designed to produce a co-extruded 3- and 6-layer HDPE (high density polyethylene) inner bottle, in its Victorian plant.

Fresco 1000 L customised IBCs

06 May, 2010 by

Fresco has designed and manufactured customised bins. At a capacity of 1000 L, the bins are used to store and move blended product around in the critical hygiene area of the factory between the mill, the blenders and the packing lines. The full stainless steel construction, completely polished internally, allows cleaning via wet washing/sterilisation, avoiding product contamination between batches.

Chep FB3 foldable plastic bin

04 May, 2010 by

Chep has released the FB3 plastic hire bin that is suited to producers and processors of softer fruits and vegetables. The bin is claimed to be longer-lasting, easy to erect, weighs 40 kg and protects product integrity.

Chep Intercon IBC

07 January, 2010 by

Chep has expanded its range of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), adding a lighter, non-corrosive, 1000-litre, all-plastic container specifically designed for the food manufacturing sector. The Intercon is International Organization for Standardization (ISO) compatible, returnable, re-usable and recyclable and brings additional flexibility to Chep’s range of plastic bin solutions.

Collapsible pallet bin

03 July, 2009 by

Pallenz Plastics has released a collapsible pallet bin.

Storage system

03 July, 2009 by

BAC Systems has a multitude of workplace storage systems, workbenches and tool trolleys that can be customised for each workplace to help establish more efficient and productive workplaces.

Moving olive oil

24 June, 2009 by

The company moves olive oil in various formats. To ensure maximum freshness and minimal product damage, one of the solutions deployed by BBL is the use of Chep’s cubic containers, Chepbox Bulk Liquids and the Unicon IBCs, to transport suitable volumes of the high-quality oil throughout the company’s supply chain.

Collapsible bins

01 June, 2008

Available from Nayla is the KitBin, a method of reducing freight and storage costs. The unit is a bulk storage and transport ‘knock-down’ container with removable sides that pack inside a built KitBin for storage during transport when the bins are returned empty to the source.

Metal drums

01 June, 2008

Actisafe has released a range of products aimed at solving problem metal drum storage.

Flexible tanks

13 February, 2008

Pronal PVC-coated fabric Liquitanks are flexible storage tanks that can hold up to 500,000 L of stormwater, industrial water or drinking water.

Lightweight bins corrosion free

24 April, 2007

Coca-Cola was having problems storing, moving and shipping its concentrated syrup dispensers as the iron cage boxes they use were very heavy (approximately 100 kg each) and easily damaged

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