An equipment company in the UK has launched a 3D virtual reality warehouse simulator which allows food manufacturers to test warehouse options before making decisions on changes.
Italian-owned international confectionary manufacturer, Ferrero will merge its Australian businesses, Ferrero Australia and Ferrero Australasia Manufacturing under the same name, Ferrero Australia.
One of the keys to a successful company is to create and maintain a sustainable and competitive supply chain. Leanne Armstrong from Full Capacity provides tips on supply chain management.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) and logistics company CHEP Australia have launched an index that measures economic activity up to three months in advance.
Gerrard & Associates has been representing manufacturers of bulk material handling equipment in the food, chemical, pharmaceutical, plastics, building products and other industries.
King Material Handling claimed the King Pallet Inverter does not use hydraulics but rather operates through electro-mechanics.
Industrial Conveying said the key to maximising technological integration and production flow is to get this factor right at the design stage.
Investments in materials handling systems in the food processing sector can sometimes be ill-conceived and incompletely engineered because the wrong original equipment manufacturer is involved.
Food Magazine’s sister publication Factory Equipment News (FEN) will release an industrial product buyers guide in early 2010 showcasing new manufacturing products.
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Knowing where energy is being used is the secret to making carbon management an exercise in profitability rather than just compliance.
Industrial Conveying is successfully using a new approach which causes minimal intrusion when retro-fitting Australian factories, warehouses and sortation plants with materials handling systems.
AUSPACK organisers Exhibitions & Trade Fairs have announced that they have signed an agreement for Schenker Australia to be their materials handling and freight forwarding partner for the 2009 exhibition.
Fonterra is planning to build a 45,000t drystore and a 17,000t coolstore near Dunedin for milk freight.
Smith’s Space Efficient Multi-Pack is a project that achieves the goals of the marketing, engineering and manufacturing departments, while managing to deliver a host of supply chain benefits at the same time.
The Victorian government has encouraged women to apply for its annual $10,000 Women in Freight, Logistics and Marine Management scholarship.
AUSPACK will be heading to the Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Olympic Park from Tuesday the 16 to Friday 19 June, 2009 and a large number of exhibitors from 2007 have already booked their stands for the largest bi-annual packaging & processing machinery, materials and associated technology exhibition in Australia.
One of the world’s most advanced hydro-optic disinfection (HOD) water treatment technologies is being used by Australian food manufacturer SPC Ardmona to curtail chlorine dioxide use at its biggest processing plant.
Leading materials handling company, NTP Forklifts Australia, has been appointed the Jungheinrich importer/distributor for Australia.
Counter-balance forklift truck supplier, Toyota Material Handling, will this month celebrate its 40th anniversary of sales in Australia.