Processing

Bacharach MGS-400 gas detection series

22 March, 2019 | Supplied by: System Control Engineering Pty Ltd

The Bacharach MGS-400 Gas Detection Series is used for commercial and industrial refrigerant and gas leak detection.


Victorian hazelnut production goes nuts with new equipment

21 March, 2019

Carboor Farms has received $200,000 from the Victorian Government for new equipment and facilities to dry, grade and crack hazelnuts for further value-add processing.


Drive belts solve problem for NZ poultry processing plant

20 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Optibelt Australia Pty Ltd

A long-running problem for a NZ poultry processing company has been solved using Optibelt drive belts on a major poultry grader within the plant.


Robot hand comes to grips with both fragile and heavy objects

18 March, 2019

Researchers have developed a robotic gripper with an origami structure that can envelop both fragile and heavy objects and then successfully pick them up.


Synbiosis Ames software for ProtoCOL 3 colony counter

15 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Don Whitley Scientific Australia

Designed for integrated use with the ProtoCOL 3 colony counter, the Ames software module facilitates rapid production of consistent count and ratio data from Ames test plates and is suitable for use in regulated toxicology testing laboratories.


Scientists develop seaweed-based beer

14 March, 2019

University of the Sunshine Coast scientists and Newstead Brewing Co have partnered to develop a beer using Australian-farmed seaweed in an effort to promote it as a nutritious, tasty and locally grown resource.


Baby food sealed for safety

13 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Actega

Dr Ulrich Nehring explained how the use of PVC seals in jar closures poses a safety risk to baby food in glass packaging, and discusses safer alternatives.


Sheep Condition Scoring app

12 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has developed an improved Sheep Condition Scoring app.


Power of Meat 2019 — top 10 food culture trends

12 March, 2019

Results have been released from the Power of Meat 2019 report, which explores the role of meat and poultry in the US food culture.


Atlas Copco LRP 700-1000 VSD+ range of intelligent liquid ring vacuum pumps

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Atlas Copco Compressors Australia

The Atlas Copco LRP 700-1000 VSD+ range of intelligent liquid ring vacuum pumps is suited to wet, humid and dirty applications.


Keeping milk fresh with an automated order picking system

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Cimcorp

New Zealand-based Synlait Milk will improve material flow and throughput from production to dispatch at its new liquid milk production facility using an automated order picking system.


Proseal ProTest seal quality testing system

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

Proseal's ProTest seal quality testing system enables food manufacturers and processors to determine the suitable seal and peel strength for individual products.


Acromag XMC730 I/O board

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Acromag multifunction I/O XMC mezzanine modules feature A/D, D/A and digital I/O channels to conserve I/O slots.


The good egg on sustainability

11 March, 2019

The Sustainability Framework Report, released by the industry's research body, Australian Eggs, has been developed to help egg farmers understand and respond to evolving community expectations.


Enjoying more of the 'Creature Comforts'

11 March, 2019 by Matthew Schnetzer | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

A fully automated brewhouse that produces 50,000 barrels of beer annually has been opened by Creature Comforts Brewing in Georgia, USA.


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