Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Primodan acquires SPX Flow yellow cheesemaking tech

10 February, 2020 | Supplied by: SPX Flow Inc

Primodan, a company that manufactures cheese plants and dairy filling machines, has acquired yellow cheesemaking technology from SPX Flow.

Vibratory equipment: a key ingredient in chocolate line

07 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Enmin Pty Ltd

Whittaker's requested Enmin to design and build a custom piece of equipment that could facilitate six different flavours of chocolate in its new line.

Leuze electronic IPS 400i camera-based positioning sensor

05 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The IPS 400i from Leuze electronic is a small camera-based positioning sensor for double-depth compartment fine positioning.

Alfa Laval LKD and LKDC tank covers

03 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Alfa Laval Pty Ltd

Alfa Laval LKD and LKDC tank covers allow visual inspection and entry to tank interiors, for dairy, food and beverage industries.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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