The Food Plant

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.


New Zealand fruit fly operation ends

04 February, 2020

After a year-long operation, Auckland has been declared free of the Queensland fruit fly, with restrictions lifted on the movement of fruit and vegetables.


FABS-121PH Food-Grade Stainless Steel Touch Screen

01 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

Interworld Electronics has released the FABS-121PH Food-Grade Stainless Steel Projected Capacitive Touch Screen computer display.


Pfannenberg DTS and DTT air conditioners

20 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Pfannenberg cooling units provide efficient and sensitive cooling of enclosures in a range of industries, including the food and beverage industry.


Cool technology on trial at food and beverage businesses

20 November, 2019

A new cooling technology will be trialled at Pernod Ricard Winemakers to help reduce exposure to peak electricity costs for process cooling and maximise renewables.


Registrations to open for ARBS 2020

19 November, 2019

Visitors to ARBS 2020 will be able to explore and discuss what's important in HVAC&R and building services.


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