Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Benefits of blockchain technology in food production

15 July, 2019

Implementing blockchain technology in food production reduces intermediaries, ensuring accuracy of data and transparency of interactions.

Compressed air specialist reduces global warming potential

10 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

Kaeser Compressors has announced that all its refrigerant dryers will use the non-ozone depleting R-513A refrigerant by the end of 2019.

Tecpro Level Wind Hose Guide

09 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

The Tecpro Level Wind Hose Guide is designed to minimise bunches or tangles in hoses.

2019 fresh food safety guidelines released

09 July, 2019

Following on from recent contamination and tampering incidents, an updated version of the Guidelines for Fresh Produce Food Safety has been released by FPSC A-NZ.

Alfa Laval LeviMag mixer

09 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Alfa Laval Pty Ltd

The Alfa Laval LeviMag mixer provides efficient and gentle low-sheer mixing, with an open mixer design and four-wing impellers.

7 risks in the food supply chain

05 July, 2019 | Supplied by: SAI Global

SAI Global has highlighted that safety failures in the food supply chain can have serious, potentially life-threatening consequences, and says that more needs to be done to protect consumers.

IB Pallets international-size customs-ready plastic pallets

25 June, 2019 | Supplied by: IB Pallets

IB Pallets has a range of international-size, food-safe, hygienic plastic pallets for high global efficiencies.

SMC EX600 wireless manifold (EX600-W)

20 June, 2019 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The SMC EX600 wireless manifold (EX600-W) is a decentralised solution suitable for robotic applications in the food and beverage industries.

Packaging system protects palletised organic products

18 June, 2019 | Supplied by: BEUMER Group Australia Pty Ltd

Organic food manufacturing company Davert GmbH installed the BEUMER stretch hood to protect its products from dust and pests during storage and transport.

BMA Belting Volta Metal Detectable hygienic conveyor belting

07 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Brendma (Aust) Pty Ltd

BMA Belting Australia in conjunction with Volta Belting presents the Volta Metal Detectable (MD) series of hygienic positive-drive conveyor belting.

Choosing a conveying system for bulk solid materials

04 June, 2019 by David Boger, Vice President, Global Business Development and Marketing, Allen Powell, Regional Applications Engineer, Paul Sattler, Senior Technical Applications Engineer | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The choice between dilute phase pneumatic conveying, tubular cable conveying and flexible screw conveying is not always clear. The pros and cons are discussed.

Mitsubishi FB13-20TCB series 3-wheel electric forklift trucks

30 May, 2019 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

The Mitsubishi series of 3-wheel electric forklift trucks features a compact design and good manoeuvrability.

Sterling Systems & Controls Affordable Batching Controller

29 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Sterling Systems and Controls Inc

Sterling Systems & Controls' Affordable Batching Controller is a semiautomatic batching system that provides automated operator instructions/prompting, ingredient validation and lot tracking, and automatic weighing with over/under tolerance control.

Hyster UT Series lift trucks

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

Hyster is introducing to Asia–Pacific its UT Series of diesel or dual-fuel counterbalance lift trucks, pallet trucks and stackers in six different capacities from 1.5 to 3.5 tonnes.

Where is my cream cake?

27 May, 2019 by Paul Eastwood*, CEO, Pollen Consulting Group | Supplied by: Pollen Consulting Group

Australia's fresh food supply chain has limitations; Pollen Consulting Group CEO discusses why it is easier to find his desired cream cake in the UK.

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