Processing

Automation, design and robotics

20 July, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.wiley.com.au

Robots are becoming more common in the workplace. In the manufacturing environment, users are demanding more flexibility with fewer resources, more consistent quality and reliability, and improved ergonomics while working at faster rates in less physical space.


Communicating and cutting cheese at Bega

20 July, 2005

Based in New South Wales Australia, dairy farming started in the Bega Valley in the 1850s. During these early years each farmer produced and sold cheese from his own dairy.


Automation, sensors and safety

20 July, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.pepperl-fuchs.com/

Pepperl+Fuchs Australia, with the acquisition of Visolux, Omnitron (3D Barcode) and Stahltronic, offers the food industry products to cater for improved production, processes and automation.


Jehbsil JHS hospital silicone tubing

20 July, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.jehbco.com.au/

JHS hospital tubing is made from 100% medical grade silicone elastomer. It is environmentally friendly and unlike its plastic alternatives, releases no toxic fumes when disposed of by incineration.


Preventative tool against drink spiking

19 July, 2005

Fears from the hospitality industry that an increasing number of patrons are at risk from having their drinks spiked with drugs such as GHB and Ketamine have led Drink Safe Technologies to develop the Drink Safe Coaster.


ClO2 disinfectant, sanitiser, algaecide, fungicide and slime inhibitor

13 July, 2005

Selective Micro Technologies has announced that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has conditionally approved Selectrocide, a chlorine dioxide product, as a disinfectant, sanitiser and algaecide for applications in the horticulture and food processing industries. Announcement of EPA approval follows only two weeks after Selective Micro Technologies announced an allowance by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use its chlorine dioxide product to wash fruits and vegetables.


In milk, we have a unique raw material

06 July, 2005 by Richard Johnson, Lead Chemist, Fonterra Laboratories

Formed in October 2001, the Fonterra Cooperative Group is a leading multi-national dairy company, owned by 13,000 New Zealand dairy farmers. With an annual turnover of US$6.8 billion, they are the world's largest exporter of dairy products


Safety in chocolate

06 July, 2005 | Supplied by: MPA Engineering Pty Ltd

Like many companies today, Crest Chocolates must adhere to the strict safety policies and guidelines outlined in the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 and Australian Standard AS 4024.1-1996


Sanitary sampling

22 June, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.hisen.com.au/

Hisen manufactures manual and automatic sampling equipment for liquid or powder sanitary applications in the beverage, food processing, dairy and pharmaceutical industries.


Laser coders maintain hygiene

22 June, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.unimark.com.au/

SCA Hygiene Australasia used to think laser coders were prohibitively expensive.


Horticultural produce packaging

20 June, 2005

John Lopresti, a Biological Systems Engineer at Victoria's Department of Primary Industry (DPI) Institute for Horticultural Development, led the discussion, with focus on optimising product quality through handling chains, at a recent Australian Institute of Packaging meeting.


Protecting ready-to-eat beef from pathogens

10 June, 2005

Vacuum packaging meat products has made it possible to keep them fresh in appearance and taste. The problem is that pathogenic bacteria can grow on the meat in this packaging at both room and refrigeration temperatures.


Glass-on-glass closure for wine

02 June, 2005

Alcoa Closure Systems International has begun commercial production of Vino-Lok, its 'glass-on-glass' closure system for wine bottles that it developed as an alternative to corks and synthetic stoppers. Alcoa will supply the new glass closures from its Worms, Germany, facility to several wineries in Europe that provide wines to Lufthansa.


Pallet-to-plate authentication using DNA

29 May, 2005

Gribbles Molecular Science (GMS) and Sunshine Technologies (ST) have formed a joint venture company, id-DNA Pty Ltd, focusing on the use of DNA technology in the biosecurity area.


T5350 temperature transmitter

25 May, 2005 | Supplied by: WIKA Australia

The temperature transmitter T5350 from Wika is certified according to Foundation Fieldbus Standard ITK4.51 and offers the functions LAS and PID, with which autarkic control functions can be realised in the field.


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