Australian food and beverage company Lion was recognised by the Governor-General for its contributions to the charity Foodbank.
Kmart has presented Dematic Real Time Logistics with its Supplier of the Year award for Project Innovation, in recognition of Dematic’s contribution to the success of Kmart’s new distribution centres in Australia and New Zealand.
Milmeq has won the Mechanical and Manufacturing category at the 2011 New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards for its Ovine Automated Evisceration and Brisket Cutting Processing Systems, developed for Ovine Automaton Ltd. The systems achieved the commercial reality of robotic technology fully integrated within meat processing lines.
Krones has won the German Packaging Prize for its microwave heating technology.
SIPA of Veneto, Italy, a global leader of stretch blow moulding machines for the production of PET bottles, has recently celebrated its involvement in producing the award-winning bottles of Ramlösa (Carlsberg) mineral water. The bottle was awarded the prestigious Diamond Pentaward 2011, one of the world’s finest packaging awards.
Muddy Boots Software has won the inaugural Coles supermarket IT Vendor Award 2011. This follows the implementation of a quality management solution that improves the consistency and quality of fresh produce throughout Coles’ 742 Australian stores.
UKTI has launched Go UK - a business plan competition open to Australian and New Zealand businesses with an interest in expansion to the UK.
Hoshizaki Lancer’s overseas success has been recognised with a major export award.
Coca-Cola Amatil's new Mount Franklin easy-crush bottle has won Gold in the Sustainability category of the 2011 Australian Packaging Design Awards.
The Lean+Green lightweight bottle range secures award.
The winners were announced for the 2011 Queensland SCL Awards, developed by the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia, Queensland Division.
tna wins an award at the ANZ BRW Private Business Awards.
Nine Australians have been awarded John Stocker Postdoctoral Fellowships and Postgraduate Scholarships.
Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay water and sewerage services utility Unitywater received two major awards at the prestigious Australian Water Association’s (AWA) State Awards at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Innovative entries from students at Deakin University in Victoria and the University of Western Sydney in NSW have been chosen as finalists for the 2011 Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Student Product Development Competition.