Pallet tank mixer

12 March, 2007 | Supplied by: Teralba Industries

Teralba Industries has released a high-performance air-driven mixer for pallet tanks/IBCs.

Safety regulators target food manufacturing

02 March, 2007

WorkSafe Victoria has joined a trans-Tasman campaign to focus on the safety of labour hire workers in high-risk sectors of the food manufacturing industry.

Witt Mapmax leak detection system

12 February, 2007 | Supplied by:

The Witt Mapmax leak detection system that has been developed from the Leak-Master Inline model can be integrated into the production line. In addition to the outer packaging and E2 boxes, the machine can also test individual packaging, for example an entire batch from a thermoform or tray sealing machine and test them one by one for leaks.


12 February, 2007 | Supplied by:

The TNA FloFin Former combined with the high-speed, high-efficiency Robag 3 creates packaging flexibility. The former generally is located within a cabinet of the packing machines, transforming flat bag film material into a tubular configuration leading to how the end product is to be presented to end consumers.

Dicer/strip cutter/shredder

12 February, 2007 | Supplied by:

The Urschel Model M6 two-dimensional cutter is a versatile machine designed for dicing, strip cutting, or shredding a variety of products. A wide range of sizes of product can be processed into predetermined thicknesses. The cutter is suitable for cutting frozen-tempered, fresh-chilled, or hot cooked beef, pork, or poultry in addition to leafy vegetable products.

Flexible power quality tester

19 January, 2007 | Supplied by:

The TES model Aflex 3005 is a small handheld power quality analyser with a large range of functions due to its LSI programmable chips.

Waterproof photometer

19 January, 2007 | Supplied by: Palintest Ltd

Palintest has introduced a fully featured, portable photometer for water analysis.

Glycol flow sensor for winery

19 January, 2007 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

One company that is driving modern winery techniques is Martella Refrigeration, based in New Zealand's Blenheim-Marlborough winegrowing region

Healthy potato chips

15 January, 2007

Scientists at the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture have coaxed significant health benefits out of trans fatty acids by juggling the molecular structure of soy oil.

Trade fair focuses on automation, traceability and hygiene

11 January, 2007

The international meat-processing industry will get together at IFFA, Leading International Trade Fair for the Meat Industry: Processing, Packaging, Sales, in Frankfurt am Main, 5-10 May.

Hygiene group interrupts bugs' sex lives

20 December, 2006

Food industry cleaning company, Hygiene Group is using science to disrupt moth mating cycles and prevent them contaminating chocolate bars.

Control at margarine plant

11 December, 2006 | Supplied by: Yokogawa Australia Pty Ltd

A hybrid Fast/Tools SCADA system designed by Yokogawa Australia will control the new margarine processing line at Atlantic Pacific Foods' Rutherford (NSW) plant

Cartridge filters

11 December, 2006 | Supplied by:

The Ultra-Web cartridge filters claim to create cleaner, safer air for workers, longer filter life and greater cost savings.

Sugar levy removal welcomed by beverage industry

27 November, 2006

The Australian Beverages Council has welcomed the decision by Treasurer Peter Costello to remove the ‘sugar levy’ of 3¢ a kilo imposed on sugar users since 2003.

Cheese plant ordered

13 November, 2006 | Supplied by: SPX Flow Inc

APV has been awarded a contract for one of the largest capacity cheese plant orders it has ever undertaken

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