Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Sorting nuts

08 December, 2005 | Supplied by:

The Optyx G6 3000 Series Sorter with Raptor Laser Technology combines Key Technology's G6 colour cameras and G6 sorting platform with laser technology to maximise the simultaneous detection and removal of defects and foreign material, achieving increased quality and optimising food safety.

Industrial vacuum loader system

08 December, 2005 | Supplied by:

The Hornet is a unique trailer mounted vacuum system capable of sucking a variety of materials and depositing the waste into bulka bags or a waste skip.

Bag unloader

14 November, 2005 | Supplied by:

The Fresco forklift bulk bag unloader has four fully adjustable sturdy uprights, which allow for any size of bulk bag by removing the retainer pins and adjusting the vertical height of the support frame pockets.

Collapsible bulk bins

18 October, 2005 | Supplied by:

The Nayla KitBin design allows all walls to be completely detached from the pallet, resulting in a container that saves space. The KitBin is a 'transport-friendly' container as five KitBins will fit into the footprint of one, with a height of 1.5 m.

Colour coding and IBCs

18 October, 2005 | Supplied by:

Milford Industries' IBC division has developed a colour-coding system for the food grade polypropylene liners for the Hopper IBC range.

Software to pack pallets

08 October, 2005

Stacking different products on a pallet in a stable arrangement that makes the best use of space is an art in itself.

Transporting refrigerated food

06 October, 2005 by Amy Han

Food scares, outbreaks of disease and death around the world in the 1990s have triggered major concerns and revisions to food safety arrangements

Conveying mixed ingredients without separation

06 October, 2005 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Australia) Pty Limited

GloryBee Foods is a US manufacturer and distributor of organic food products. Their diverse product line requires conveying of bulk materials having dissimilar characteristics to a filling machine - undamaged and with no separation of blended products

Automated picking/palletizer

23 September, 2005 | Supplied by:

AUTEFA Automation GmbH have released a unique solution for today's market need for multiple product pallet shipments.

Square barrel in round hole

18 September, 2005

Swiss company Cybox has developed a square oak barrel, which is claimed to triple barrel storage capacity.

Flexicon in Australia

21 August, 2005

Flexicon USA has established a new, wholly owned Australian subsidiary named Flexicon Corporation (Australia) Pty Limited.

Product discharge system

22 June, 2005 | Supplied by:

The 'Gate-Less' Roflo distribution system is a product discharge system. 'Gate-Less' Roflo eliminates product breakage, maintenance, breakdown and cleaning, all while still using servo driven, simple mechanics.

Vehicle mount sunlight readable computer

22 June, 2005 | Supplied by:

Advantech's new PPC-V106T-SR is a fanless high reliability PC in a rugged die-cast aluminum enclosure for daylight applications. Design to sustain outdoor environments; it can be mounted in heavy-duty vehicles such as forklifts, trucks, tractors, cranes, trailers.

Lean unit load solution

22 June, 2005 | Supplied by:

OptiLedge is aimed at transportation and distribution businesses. It is a load carrier which conforms to the size and shape of the goods to be shipped.


22 April, 2005 | Supplied by:

A series of vacuum conveyors manufactured to USDA standards has been developed by Piab.

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