White Papers/Resources

The FoodProcessing Resource Library contains white papers, eBooks, webcasts, videos and technical papers to help you manage and solve work related problems. Select from a variety of application and technology related subjects, supplied by market-leading vendors or written by our editorial team.

Hidden energy savings: how your pumps can save you money - an eBook

Supplied by Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd on 15 October, 2014

Unseen, and these days often unheard, pumps are at the very heart of most industrial processes. In fact, the huge number of pumps in action worldwide means that pumping systems account for a high percentage of the global energy use. But being ‘out of sight and out of mind’ and usually highly reliable, it is easy to ignore the impact pumps can have on bottom lines.

Optimise your plant processes using the right compressed air solution - an eBook

Supplied by Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd on 10 September, 2014

Food is a basic part of our lives and we expect it to be available, safe and of the highest quality.

Some of the utilities used in the food industry for ensuring the safety and long life of food products are compressed air, nitrogen and vacuum. These utilities are crucial in the process of manufacturing - mixing, cutting, drying, transporting and packaging of food items.

Google Enterprise - an all-in-one cloud solution for improving your manufacturing processes

Supplied by Google Australia on 26 August, 2014

Manufacturing is becoming increasingly competitive. Embracing new technology to better service customers, optimise supply chains and fast-track new product development is no longer optional.

The fourth industrial revolution: a case study

Supplied by Siemens Ltd on 16 June, 2014

This white paper takes a look at Siemens’ electronics plant in Amberg, Germany. There, products already communicate with production machines, and IT systems control and optimise all processes to ensure the lowest possible defect rate.

Improved technology delivers overall savings: magnetic flowmeters

Supplied by Emerson Process Management on 12 June, 2014

So many companies operate on status quo and lag behind when it comes to effective purchasing based on capital outlay versus ongoing operational cost. This white paper highlights how ‘smart’ process measuring is delivering increased performance, reliability and savings.


Technology optimising the production line: an eBook

Supplied by Sick Pty Ltd on 23 May, 2014

Only now is technology good enough that production lines can start to think for themselves. This development is based on modern sensor and communication technologies. This eBook will give you insight into some of the advances that are already a reality.



Industrial track and trace: RFID or vision ID - what's best?

Supplied by Turck Australia Pty Ltd on 29 April, 2014

Track and trace technologies are designed to identify issues or inconsistency early in the manufacturing process to promote cost savings on inventory, labour and reduce wastage. This white paper provides a detailed comparison between RFID and vision identification technologies, highlighting benefits throughout the manufacturing process.

Calibrating temperature instruments

Supplied by AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd on 07 April, 2014


Standards determine accuracy to which manufactures must comply, but often they do not determine the permanency of this accuracy. A new, smarter way to calibrate temperature has been introduced to reduce the uncertainty.


The future of food manufacturing is Industry 4.0 - are you on the journey yet?

Supplied by Siemens Ltd on 07 April, 2014

The journey to Industry 4.0 has begun - it’s time to get on board to ensure the future of your food/beverage manufacturing operation. Robotic mobility, additive manufacturing, technology upgrades and smarter systems are some of the stepping stones towards the 4th industrial revolution.

Get this white paper to learn more.


Reduce the risk of recalls due to packaging and labelling faults

31 March, 2014

Between 2003 and 2012, Food Standards Australia (FSANZ) coordinated 658 food recalls. 34% resulted from incorrect labelling, including undeclared allergens. Understand the type and cost of recalls in Australia and how they can be avoided.

Reducing costs, minimising downtime and maintaining hygiene in food and beverage manufacturing

03 March, 2014

Recent events, such as the troubles facing SPC Ardmona, have illustrated the immense stress this industry is under to optimise production and keep costs low to remain economically viable.

Manufacturers across the world are taking a close look at their operations to see where they can find cost savings. This white paper discusses cost-saving solutions including decentralised drive technologies. Download now to read more.

KATflow ultrasonic clamp-on flowmeters for the brewing industry

07 February, 2014

This paper looks at a flow measurement solution for the brewing industry that helps companies increase production process efficiency, save energy and resources, and reduce costs.

Choosing cost-effective coding, labelling and inspection systems: an eBook

13 January, 2014

Recalling a product can be very costly, so it’s important to do everything you can to avoid recalls. Modern inspection systems can help you check, detect and respond to problems in your plant. Download this eBook to read more.

Successfully executing a system integration project

09 December, 2013

This white paper looks at the four main phases of an integration project and highlights how a streamlined system saves time, reduces costs and increases productivity for your plant.

The benefits of integrating identification and inspection: an eBook

28 October, 2013

New technologies are making inspection systems in the food industry much easier to integrate, helping to ensure problems with recalls don't happen. This due diligence can protect both consumers and your brand.

This eBook reviews the latest identification systems for your food plant. Download now.

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