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- Corporate activity in food & beverage sector remains high
Deal making momentum from the second quarter of the year was carried forward into the third quarter. A total of eight acquisitions were announced in the third quarter, with the pipeline for the remainder of the year looking strong. Acquisitions announced Brisbane based Blue Sky private equity acquired a majority stake in Adelaide based Sunfresh … Continue reading Corporate activity in food & beverage sector remains high
- Unlocking your trapped data with IO-Link
Designed for simplicity and universality, the communications protocol IO-Link isn’t the latest thing, but there are plenty of factories that are missing out on what it offers. There is sometimes a little confusion about IO-Link – the first global standard for communicating with sensors and actuators. To begin with, it is not a proprietary solution, … Continue reading Unlocking your trapped data with IO-Link
- NZ Tamarillo products heading to US
New Zealand’s Tamarillo Co-operative has signed a major deal with a distributor allowing Tamarillo Marinade and Tamarillo Vinegar to be sold in the US and Canada. The first of shipment of tamarillo pulp has left Whangarei for US-based food producer and distributor, Serious Foodie. Tamarillos are processed into pulp and vinegar concentrate in New Zealand … Continue reading NZ Tamarillo products heading to US
- Victoria to ban single-use plastic bags
The Victorian Government will ban single-use, lightweight plastic shopping bags, after it first consults with businesses and the community on how best to implement the policy.
- A month to celebrate high quality stretch wrappers
Load containment manufacturer Signode has declared October “Octopus Month” in honour of its Octopus Ring Pallet Wrappers. As the last step of many food manufacturing processes, pallet wrapping helps ensure products are not only secure and ready for shipping but also that they arrive at their final destination in good condition. Businesses which use pallet … Continue reading A month to celebrate high quality stretch wrappers
- Flavoured sparkling water in a can
Mount Franklin is extending its Lightly Sparkling offer in time for summer, with the launch of ‘Mount Franklin Lightly Sparkling’ Hint of Natural Flavours in a 250ml Can. Ideal for health-conscious consumers seeking icy-cold refreshment, the ‘Mount Franklin Lightly Sparkling’ Can range includes three delicious natural flavours – a hint of Lime, Raspberry or Mango, all … Continue reading Flavoured sparkling water in a can
- Challenges Faced in Beverage Canning Environment
Manufacturers can experience a range of challenges when coding in challenging beverage canning environments. Production speeds, harsh environments and the coding surface are some of the requirements that must be considered when investing into a suitable coding solution for your production environment. Every industry presents its own set of obstacles when it comes to coding … Continue reading Challenges Faced in Beverage Canning Environment
- ACCC proposes to allow agribusinesses joint purchasing of energy
The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to allow businesses in the new Eastern Energy Buyers Group (EEBG) to run joint tender processes for electricity and gas. EEBG’s members operate in the agriculture industry and are industrial energy users. Members have significant operations in Victoria and some operations interstate. The proposed joint tender process … Continue reading ACCC proposes to allow agribusinesses joint purchasing of energy
- Silvent Pro One air gun
The award winning Silvent Pro One air gun is now available at Spray Nozzle Engineering Australia and New Zealand.
- Sugar Research Australia releases performance report
Sugar Research Australia has released a comprehensive report on its performance for the 2016/17 financial year, with this publication explaining how SRA has delivered return on investment for its industry and government investors.
- Food, drink and medicine breakthrough seeded
Worldwide production of food, beverages and medicinal plants could become cheaper and more reliable using information from a germination breakthrough by La Trobe University and the University of Western Australia scientists.
- 2018 AIP National Conference calls for speakers
The Australian Institute of Packaging is inviting potential speakers to submit abstracts for consideration for its 2018 National Conference to be held in Surfers Paradise in May.
- In-line speed controllers
SMC has unveiled two new in-line speed controllers, one with an indicator and the other without, which complement the existing Elbow and Universal types. The AS and the AS-FS controllers are designed to give operators greater control, flexibility and cost savings. The AS speed controller has a push-lock type knob which allows operators to set … Continue reading In-line speed controllers
- Session Ale joins Coopers Beer Family
Coopers Session Ale is a refreshing summer style beer with tropical fruit notes and an aromatic hop character from the Galaxy and Melba hop varieties used in this brew.
- Australia facing $22 billion obesity bill by 2025
Today is World Obesity Day and the spotlight is shining on the staggering costs and continued impact of obesity.
- Murray Goulburn retrenches 60 transport workers
Murray Goulburn will sack 60 workers in response to the reduction in milk supply and its milk collection needs.
- DOSIC – The compact stainless-steel sensor for flexible flow measurement
The new non-contact DOSIC ultrasonic flow sensor is used to detect the flow volume of conductive and non-conductive liquids.
- Dairy looks to solar energy solutions
Dairy Connect and renewables supplier, Solar Bay, have announced an alliance designed ultimately to build dairy producer solar energy technologies and funding packages.
- Meet the manufacturer taking on unchartered territory
Seeing an opportunity in the market creates the foundations for a successful manufacturer yet it sometimes takes a leap of faith to help the business thrive. At Inoxpa, a small team in Victoria is taking its specialist food and dairy technology to a new stage. For a manufacturer that already adds value to the food … Continue reading Meet the manufacturer taking on unchartered territory
- Communication solution for IIoT era
The ICX35-HWC Industrial Cellular Gateway from ProSoft Technology provides the ideal communication solution for system integrators and OEMs who monitor devices that are in hard to reach spots.