Understanding the extremely high standards that Australia’s food and beverage manufacturers work towards to ensure that consumers receive the highest quality products, SEW-EURODRIVE has announced the recent Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) certification of its mechatronic drive system MOVIGEAR type B, variant for wet areas. Traditional machine components are not only difficult to clean … Continue reading Mechatronic drive awarded HACCP certification
MICROSCOPIC particles that have always been considered a pollutant are being studied for a range of agricultural uses. South Australian researchers are working on a number of novel uses for engineered nanoparticles including efficient fertilisers, agricultural ‘amendments’ and a unique way to clean-up contaminated land. Engineered nanoparticles are currently used in a range of industrial … Continue reading Nanoparticles could be the future of agriculture
Pitango, known for home cooked style soups and risottos, has released new soup packaging designs aimed at helping consumers make healthier, more educated choices.
The latest speakers have been confirmed for the 2017 Packaging & Processing Week National Technical Forums which will run alongside AUSPACK 2017 this March.
Cutting-edge meat-processing technologies, such as advanced sensing, will be at the forefront of the inaugural Processing Day at AUSPACK 2017.
Australia’s biggest packaging and processing show, AUSPACK, has launched its Matchmake service.
Haver & Boecker Australia will present its entire suite of technology owners when it exhibits at AUSPACK 2017.
The organiser of the Labelexpo Global Series events has announced the launch of Labelexpo Southeast Asia. Focused on the region’s strong and fast growing market, the latest edition of the worldwide event portfolio will take place 10-12 May 2018 at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand. Like other Labelexpo events, the new three-day trade show guarantees to … Continue reading Label and package printing expo expands into SE Asia
PACKAGING robots from Australia fitted with cameras to allow remote troubleshooting are helping to streamline South East Asia’s surging food and beverage industry. HMPS is based in Adelaide, South Australia, and is one of the largest automation manufacturers in the country. It designs and develops bespoke machines to fill specific industry needs, including packaging, organising, … Continue reading Robotics company is complete package for South East Asian food industry
The global green packaging market generated revenue of US$132,556 million in 2015, and is expected to reach US$207,543 million by 2022, according to a new report.
tna will be showcasing some of the equipment designs from its ever-growing portfolio of food processing and packaging solutions.
Unilever has committed to ensuring that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Privately owned Wegdam Holding BV announced today the takeover of all assets of Tilly Sabco Bretagne SAS. Tilly Sabco was placed in receivership on July 29, 2016 by the Commercial Court of Brest with a six months’ period of observation. Wegdam will restart Tilly Sabco International SAS consequently directly saving 61 employees from redundancy. The … Continue reading Tilly Sabco jobs saved after takeover
Omron electronics has released its entry level controller, NX1P, designed for small to midsize production machines. Based on the Sysmas (System for Machine Automation Control) platform, the controller features advanced motion control and networking for onsite IoT. It is battery free and reduces machine maintenance, featuring an SD memory card slot to restore, back-up and … Continue reading Small-to-medium machine automation controller
CyberArk’s Top Five Security Predictions for 2017 are: 1. The Silent Attack on Information – Complete Loss of Trust The integrity of information will be one of the biggest challenges global consumers, businesses and governments face in 2017, where information from previously venerated sources is no longer trusted. Cyber attacks won’t just focus on a … Continue reading Top 5 cybersecurity trends for 2017 for food companies
Tennants ec-H2O technology electrically converts water into an innovative cleaning solution that cleans effectively, saves money, improves safety, and reduces environmental impact compared to daily cleaning floor chemicals and methods. Real-world testing by customers and a third party has shown that scrubbing with ec-H2O technology effectively removes soil. And ec-H2O leaves no chemical residue so … Continue reading Chemical-free food factory cleaning system
RADCOFLEX offers a whole range of genuine Australian manufactured composite hoses, assemblies and hose fittings for use across chemical, gas and fuel transfer applications. RADCOFLEX composite hoses are specially engineered and tested in-house and on-site to ensure compliance with industry standards. Some of the advantages offered by RADCOFLEX composite hose assemblies are: Lightweight and more … Continue reading Composite hoses for food makers
Chemicals manufactured or imported before January 1 2017 will be allowed to be supplied without having to meet Work Health and Safety Regulations’ labelling requirements, according to Safe Work Australia. Safe Work Australia CEO Michelle Baxter said this was decided in response to concerns raised by chemical suppliers in the lead up to Australia developing … Continue reading Safe Work releases new hazardous labelling regulations
According to the ABC, In what has been described as a landmark reform, New South Wales dairy cooperative Norco has introduced paid domestic violence (DV) leave for its employees. Norco chief executive Brett Kelly said it sends the right message on an important social issue. “You need to look after your employees and it is really … Continue reading Norco leads with domestic violence leave
Nestlé and other food manufacturers will receive the same levels of export subsidies for using milk and cereals from Swiss farmers next year. The government wanted to trim Chocolate Law payments by CHF26.7 million but parliament voted to maintain the current level of nearly CHF95 million ($93.8 million). The decision is seen as a victory … Continue reading Nestle finds life is sweet with Chocolate Law subsidy