Materials handling & storage and supply chain

How a food processing facility saved thousands

31 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Flexco (Aust) Pty Ltd

A lamb processing facility in New Zealand has implemented a Flexco stainless steel FGP cleaner, which has resulted in labour savings of over NZ$2,500 pa.

Reducing food recalls through supply chain collaboration

20 January, 2020 | Supplied by: SAI Global

SAI Global is urging food manufacturers and retailers to improve their food safety management systems to reduce product recalls.

Sterling Systems & Controls bulk bag unloading system

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Sterling Systems and Controls Inc

Sterling Systems & Controls offers a customisable line of bulk bag unloading systems, with a variety of installation configurations possible.

Ammeraal-Beltech confectionery conveyor belting solutions

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd

Ammeraal-Beltech's range of food-grade conveyor belts is designed for confectionery and snacks, and will be displayed at ProSweets Cologne 2020.

Mitsubishi PREMIA PBP16-20N2 series electric power pallet movers

10 January, 2020 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

The Mitsubishi PREMIA PBP16-20N2 series has been developed to provide a comprehensive solution to safe horizontal movement of pallets.

Ammeraal Beltech uni Ultra Clean Belt

08 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd

The uni Ultra Clean Belt is a plastic modular belt, designed to convey a range of foods, with hybrid hinges for ease of cleaning and maintenance.

A Plus Plastics AP36 36-litre crate

20 November, 2019 | Supplied by: A Plus Plastics

The AP36 crate by A Plus Plastics is a lightweight, vented packing crate, suitable for packing perishable food like fruit, vegetables or meat.

Narva safety light range for forklifts

12 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Brown & Watson International

The Narva 10–60, 9–80 and 9–64 V safety lights can increase situational awareness for drivers of forklifts and pedestrians alongside materials handling equipment.

Firestone 50-P-10 Airomatic Polyactuators pneumatic actuators

08 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd

The Firestone 50-P-10 Airomatic Polyactuators pneumatic actuator is the smallest in the range and is suitable for food and beverage automation and conveying applications.

New partners in co-packing, LJM NSW and Multipack merge

31 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Multipack Pty Ltd

Two major co-packing companies — LJM NSW and Multipack — have merged to create Multipack LJM.

Are cobots really safe?

30 October, 2019 | Supplied by: EU Automation

As collaborative robots become more prevalent in the manufacturing industry, many factors need to be considered before introducing them to the production line.

Yale UX Series counterbalance lift trucks

28 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Hyster-Yale Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd

The Yale UX Series forklifts are designed to provide a reliable solution for consumers seeking material handling equipment without advanced functionalities.

Reducing hazards while screening dusty food powders

25 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Russell Finex

A food manufacturer has installed a customised sanitary screening machine into its processing lines to reduce dust and fume inhalation, and improve operator safety.

Goudsmit Magnetics cleanable magnetic separator

22 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Goudsmit Magnetics

The 'Easy Clean Flow' magnetic separator enables users to remove magnetic and stainless steel particles from powders in the food industry.

Organic meat company implements forklift awareness strategy

21 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Safe Work Australia

Safe Work Australia has released a video of how safety champion Arcadian Organic & Natural Meat Co has improved its materials handling safety.

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