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Cut to Size Plastics Wearace thermoplastic

28 September, 2020

Cut to Size Plastics' Wearace chemically resistant engineering thermoplastic is designed for machine building applications.


Cleaning the air: pandemic prevention at meat facility

25 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Limited

German meat processor installs high-efficiency air cleaners as part of its pandemic prevention scheme.


In a flip: Pacific oyster farming technology

25 September, 2020

Oyster production receives an $11 million funding boost to roll out 'flip farming' technology in New Zealand.


Tailored process line for Spanish meat producer

23 September, 2020 | Supplied by: GEA Group

Bringing together scanning, slicing and thermoforming technology from a single source, a tailor-made GEA process line has been installed for a Spanish meat producer.


Not a single drop wasted: Improving phase separation control to reduce product loss

23 September, 2020 by Gustavo Queiroz, Food & Beverage Industry Manager, Endress+Hauser Australia | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

Phase separation is an extremely important process in the Food & Beverage industry.


Snack food maker fined $80,000 for workplace incident

18 September, 2020

After a worker was crushed while cleaning at a food manufacturing business in Victoria, the company has been fined for failure to provide a safe system of work.


From grape waste to regenerative wine bottle

18 September, 2020

RMIT students have developed a regenerative wine bottle from the solid remains of grapes after vinification.


Indigenous wine: fermentation research

16 September, 2020

Australian wine scientists are studying the traditional fermentation practices of Australian Aboriginal people that produced a slightly alcoholic beverage from Tasmanian cider gums.


Five companies accelerating the cultured meat revolution

16 September, 2020

Over the last few years, companies around the world have been racing to bring cultured meat products to market.


Advantech FPM-200 series industrial monitors

15 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The Advantech FPM-200 series industrial monitors are built with IP-66 rated front panels to provide protection from water and dust ingress.


In a puff: clean compressed air solutions

15 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Sullair

From baked beans to chocolate custard and bottled water to making tea bags — all require a clean supply of compressed air.


Food mechanics study: helping fruit and veg preservation

15 September, 2020

New research at QUT could lead to faster and cheaper designs for industrial drying of fruits and vegetables, and better ways to store food.


Five key principles for a national CDS

14 September, 2020

The Australian Beverages Council is urging government to ramp up the harmonisation of Container Deposit Schemes (CDS) as a part of its industry report.


Colour-change sensor to detect packaged food spoilage

11 September, 2020

MIT engineers have designed a food sensor made from an array of silk microneedles that can pierce through plastic packaged food to detect food spoilage and contamination.


Foodmach launches packaging machinery-as-a-service model

09 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Foodmach Pty Ltd

Foodmach has launched the FLEX Machinery-as-a-Service financing model to allow manufacturers to pay only for the output of the equipment, not the equipment itself.


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