The Food Plant

$250 million meat processing plant now under construction

22 February, 2018

Work has now officially commenced on the construction of the 45,000 m3 purpose-built Hilton Meat Processing and Distribution Facility in Brisbane.

Coca-Cola Andina chooses a process-synchronised cooling solution

07 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Frigel Group

A new Coca-Cola Andina Group plant in Brazil has opted away from the traditional 'central' cooling system to go with a 'process-synchronised cooling solution'.

Better food businesses through BIM

07 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

Building information modelling (BIM) is of great value to food facility operators throughout the life of a facility. From the first idea of a facility through to concept development, design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, training, operation, maintenance and futureproofing your facility, BIM can deliver immense value.

EXAIR small 316 stainless steel cabinet cooler systems

19 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EXAIR small 316 stainless steel cabinet cooler systems with electronic temperature control keep electrical enclosures cool with -7°C air, while maintaining the NEMA 4X rating of the enclosure and resisting the heat that could adversely affect the internal components.

Refrigerated vehicles for hire

01 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Refrigerated Transport Hire Vic Pty Ltd

Refrigerated Transport Hire has a fleet of refrigerated vehicles available for hire including 1- to 28-tonne trucks equipped with either 10 A, 15 A or three-phase with the 10 A, so hirers can plug the vehicles in to household/factory electrical supplies or most generators.

World's largest poultry processing facility coming to South Korea

27 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Marel

Harim is partnering with Marel to install four new poultry processing lines in its revamped, five-storey Iksan plant.

Flowcrete Australia Flowfresh Coating Satin easy-to-clean flooring

25 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Flowcrete Australia

Flowfresh Coating Satin is a four-component, solvent-free, coloured polyurethane concrete coating that creates a satin finish to not only improve the floor's appearance but also make it easier to clean when compared to a standard matt polyurethane system.

MTI Qualos See-Thru Strip Doors and See-Thru Swing Doors

23 May, 2017 | Supplied by: MTI Qualos Pty Ltd

MTI Qualos See-Thru Strip Doors and See-Thru Swing Doors are suitable for both retail and manufacturing environments.

Bacharach acquires Parasense

22 May, 2017

Bacharach, reperesented in Australia by System Control Engineering, has acquired Parasense, a company that specialises in refrigeration detection and monitoring equipment for the food retail and military segments of the refrigeration and air-conditioning market.

Munters ML Plus and MX² Plus Climate Systems

18 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Munters Pty Ltd

Munters has a range of climate systems including the ML Plus Climate System with air flows up to 5500 m³/h and the MX² Plus Climate System with airflows from 1000–12,300 m³/h. Both of these systems are fully integrated in Munters' Genesys selection software.

SS316 displays and panel PCs

18 May, 2017 | Supplied by: APC Technology

APC Technology will henceforth manufacture its FT displays and panel PCs using stainless steel grade 316 as its standard build material.

Vaughan builds award-winning facility for Woolworths

18 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Vaughan Constructions Pty Ltd

Woolworths, in partnership with European-based food distribution company Hilton Food Group, engaged Vaughan Constructions to build its primary meat and distribution facility for Victoria and the construction won a Master Builders Association Award for Excellence in Construction of Industrial Buildings.

MTI Qualos High Speed Roll-Fast Doors

17 May, 2017 | Supplied by: MTI Qualos Pty Ltd

The MTI Qualos PVC High Speed Roll-Fast Doors are predominately made with a clear panel to allow for vision when the door is in a closed position.

Which stainless steel grade is best for food manufacturing environments?

16 May, 2017 | Supplied by: APC Technology

The chlorine sanitiser and saline environments of many food and beverage processing facilities can impact the durability of stainless steel fixtures and equipment. Some grades of stainless steel cope better than others in these environments.

Metis Monitoring SMART HVAC-R Kit

15 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Minus 40

The Metis Monitoring SMART HVAC-R kit transforms any HVAC or refrigeration equipment into a smart system. The system monitors a variety of things, enabling users to know exactly when and how equipment needs to be serviced.

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