Over the past few years, as cost and pricing pressures have continued to make life difficult for manufacturers, it has become increasingly apparent that automation and Industry 4.0 are the best long-term bets for businesses that want to streamline production. “Industry 4.0 really is the answer. It allows the monitoring of production lines, bottlenecks, condition … Continue reading Complete automation solutions
For over two years now, the media has featured regular stories about Australian parents not being able to find their favourite infant formula. Many of the brands have been disappearing from supermarket and pharmacy shelves almost as soon as they are put there. The answer to this “disappearance” is by now well-established. The tins of … Continue reading How Australia can help China solve its baby formula crisis
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Craft brewers and distillers will no longer pay additional tax, allowing them to compete on fairer terms with large beverage companies. May’s Federal Budget saw the Government increase the amount beverage companies can claim back on their excise and extend the concessional draught beer excise rate to smaller kegs, typically used by craft brewers. The … Continue reading Budget sees craft beer tax cut
The ACCC has released the final report arising from its dairy inquiry, which includes the key recommendation that a mandatory code of conduct be implemented to improve contracting practices between dairy processors and farmers. The inquiry was initiated by Treasurer Scott Morrison in response to large and retrospective reductions in milk prices imposed by two … Continue reading ACCC calls for regulatory reform to assist dairy farmers