The Food Plant

$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.


$12 million salmon processing facility opens in Tasmania

09 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

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.


Tsurumi SFQ stainless steel pumps

22 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Australian Pump Industries Pty Ltd

Tsurumi Pump SFQ series pumps are designed for use in corrosive applications.


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

15 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

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.


Lion cheese keeps its cool with new refrigeration system

28 April, 2015 | Supplied by: pitt&sherry

A new refrigeration system has proved a vital consideration for Lion as the food and beverage manufacturer has expanded The Heritage cheese factory in Burnie to help supply growing international demand for dairy products.


Dematic to construct Smith's high-bay warehouse

23 April, 2015 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Dematic will build a high-bay warehouse at The Smith's Snackfood Company's Regency Park manufacturing facility in Adelaide. The facility will support Smith's distribution network, which operates out of the Regency Park site.


Two conferences for one at 2015 QSCLC

13 April, 2015

The Asia Pacific Smart Card Association (APSCA) has announced it will be colocating its annual conference with the Queensland Supply Chain and Logistics Conference (QSCLC).


The new cool: magnetocaloric material to change the way we chill

13 April, 2015

Physicists have discovered a breakthrough new material that could revolutionise the cooling industry, including food refrigeration and air conditioning. LSU physicists have discovered a magnetocaloric material that could change how we create cool temperatures.


Parmalat milks the potential of voice picking technology

24 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Parmalat's Lidcombe warehouse has improved safety and productivity with its new WMS and voice solution.


IQF Frost Octofrost IQF freezer

18 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Scanz Technologies

The OctoFrost IQF (individually quick frozen) freezer has a mono-block design and easy interior access for cleaning.


Honeywell Thor CV31 vehicle-mount computer with improved visibility

17 February, 2015 | Supplied by: Honeywell Ltd

Honeywell's Thor CV31 vehicle-mount computer features the Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system and claims to improve driver visibility by more than 20% when compared with other devices.


Wiley to upgrade GrainCorp's oils and spreads plant

16 February, 2015 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

Wiley has been selected to expand and upgrade GrainCorp Foods' West Footscray plant. The upgraded facility will give the company extra capability, including retail spreads, bakery fats and shortenings.


Wiley to upgrade GrainCorp's oils and spreads plant

16 February, 2015

Wiley has been selected to expand and upgrade GrainCorp Foods' West Footscray plant. The upgraded facility will give the company extra capability, including retail spreads, bakery fats and shortenings.


Michell I7000 Hygrosmart Relative Humidity and Temperature sensor

04 February, 2015 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Michell I7000 Hygrosmart Relative Humidity and Temperature sensor claims to provide highly reliable and accurate measurements of the key parameters for ensuring food is kept fresh and in good condition.


Fluidall Wall-Stacker stackable fluid storage tanks

22 January, 2015

The Wall-Stacker range enables bulk fluid storage in constrained locations. With a small system footprint of 19″ x 36″, the user can store and dispense multiple oils, chemicals and industrial fluids in a clean, safe and efficient stackable poly tank configuration.


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