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Flowcrete Australia Flowfresh antimicrobial-enhanced polyurethane floors

01 May, 2017

Flowcrete Australia supplies high-performance polyurethane (PU) resin coatings for food facility floors that have been designed to take on the challenges of the industry.

New factory to manufacture Dematic conveyor systems

20 April, 2017

Having acquired automation specialist Dematic, the KION Group is expanding its production capacity with a new plant in the Czech Republic.

Wiley gets Haverick Meats back on track after devastating fire

03 April, 2017

After fire devastated the Sydney factory of Haverick Meats in May 2016, it took a team effort to get the facility back open, supplying the professional foodservice industry and the community, in time for the Christmas rush.

Nestlé invests in gluten-free New Zealand

03 March, 2017

Recognising the continuing demand for gluten-free products in Australia and New Zealand, Nestlé has just opened a new, dedicated gluten-free facility in Cambria Park, South Auckland.

Scaling up — how SMEs can grow into larger food manufacturing facilities

05 October, 2016 by Peter Taitoko*

For small- and mid-sized food manufacturers, one of the biggest challenges is how to start scaling up operations. Today there is an endless amount of information available but interpreting this and making the best choices for your business is not simple.

HACCP flooring choice for White Rabbit Brewery

02 August, 2016

White Rabbit Brewery looked at the pros and cons of epoxy resin and polyurethane systems, two of the most common types of brewery floors, before settling on a bright Coral Red, antimicrobial-enhanced, polyurethane coating that meets the site's practical, hygienic and aesthetic requirements.

Flowcrete Flowfresh SR antimicrobial flooring

06 April, 2016

Flowcrete Australia's Flowfresh SR combines HACCP International certification with Polygiene antimicrobial protection and an easy-to-clean gloss finish.

Seminar on the WELL Building Standard

14 March, 2016

ARBS 2016 will feature a seminar examining the WELL Building Standard and its focus areas.

Wiley to expand and upgrade leading Australian red meat processor

21 December, 2015

Wiley has been comissioned to fulfil a 4-stage development project for Northern Co-operative Meat Company. The projects consist of design and construction of a new state-of-the-art cold chain management facility; design and construction of a beef knocking box and race system; design, supply and install of a steam repair and relocation; and finally the tannery wastewater treatment plant upgrade.

Fonterra to rebuild Victorian plant destroyed by fire

14 December, 2015

Fonterra will invest $132 million to build a state-of-the-art cheese plant at its Stanhope factory in Victoria, replacing the hard cheese plant destroyed by fire in December 2014.

Bundaberg invites visitors to immerse themselves in rum

10 December, 2015

Bundaberg Distilling Company has engaged food facilities designer Wiley to create a visitors' experience centre at the home of one of Australia's most iconic brands, Bundaberg Rum.

GEA constructs earthquake-proof milk drying plant for Fonterra

16 November, 2015

Building a milk drying plant in the middle of New Zealand's earthquake zone presented some challenges for Fonterra and GEA.

$12 million salmon processing facility opens in Tasmania

09 July, 2015

Not only does Huon Aquaculture's new plant look beautiful, it is expected to deliver more than one million dollars in cost savings for the company in its first year of operation.

$10 million upgrade for McCain's Tasmanian potato processing plant

09 July, 2015

The McCain Foods Smithton plant in Circular Head, Northern Tasmania, is getting a $10 million makeover. Over the next two years, the on-site storage facilities will be upgraded and a new packing line will be installed.

Wiley moves to larger premises as demand for food manufacturing facilities grows

15 May, 2015

Growing demand for food manufacturing facilities has led Wiley to relocate its NSW office from Sydney Olympic Park to larger premises in Rhodes. The new 350 m2 Sydney office is four times the size of its previous location.

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