The Food Plant

Improving ventilation in indoor workplaces

16 April, 2021

Safe Work Australia has developed a fact sheet about improving ventilation in indoor settings to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the indoor workplace.


Vaughan's Kaufland Distribution Centre complete

16 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Vaughan Constructions Pty Ltd

Vaughan Constructions has completed the 100,000 m2 distribution facility for German supermarket giant Kaufland at Mickleham, in Melbourne's north.


SteriFloor Schutzend food-grade antimicrobial floor

01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Allied Finishes

The SteriFloor Schutzend food-grade antimicrobial floor is suitable for medium-duty environments.


SteriFloor Starke food-grade antimicrobial floor

01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Allied Finishes

The SteriFloor Starke food-grade, antimicrobial floor is effective in coolrooms and freezers.


GEA Purger

26 October, 2020 | Supplied by: GEA Australia

GEA has launched its latest version Purger for refrigeration plants that use the environmentally friendly natural refrigerant R290 (propane).


Durable coating to keep food contact surfaces clean

21 July, 2020

To improve safety during food processing, a durable coating has been developed to prevent contamination on stainless steel food contact surfaces.


Automated solution for temperature-controlled warehouses

10 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Dematic has been awarded an automation project for two Americold temperature-controlled warehouses.


SPC-500 Series Rugged HMIs

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The SPC-500 series of stainless steel human-machine interfaces (HMIs) is aimed at applications with strict safety and hygiene requirements.


KHS Group upgrades its German headquarters

27 May, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Filling and packaging equipment supplier KHS has invested 20 million euros to modernise its production headquarters in Dortmund, Germany.


Call for comment: $50m Qld food precinct proposal

21 May, 2020

A proposal to create a $50 million agricultural industrial precinct that combines fresh food production and manufacturing is open for public comment.


Wiley nominated for three building awards

20 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

Wiley has been nominated for three AIB awards, including one for the facility extension of the Gundagai Meat Processors.


Food manufacturers saving with solar

03 April, 2020

Two of Australia's leading smallgoods manufacturers — Tibaldi and D'Orsogna — have recently made the transition to solar.


CleanBoard wall and ceiling hygienic cladding system

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: SWP Australia Pty Ltd

SWP is the supplier of the CleanBoard PVC wall and ceiling panel system, which is suitable for hygienic areas.


Keeping the virus at bay

25 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Brightgreen Pty Ltd

From virus-killing lights and humidity controls to, of course, vaccine development, solutions are being developed to try to combat COVID-19.


Out in the cold... chain

20 February, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Whether workers are packaging frozen fish or loading dough into a blazing furnace, ensuring worker safety in extreme temperature environments is crucial.


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