In food manufacturing, efficiency and precision are paramount. Massel Australia recently partnered with machinery supplier Nupac to solve a challenge requiring an innovative solution.

Snack bar and wholefood ball manufacturer Tasti Products Limited has chosen the platform Plex by Rockwell Automation, as its new integrated smart manufacturing and business process solution.

Robotics and automation company, RMGroup, has recently installed an FPK-26 form, fill and seal bagging and palletising solution to enhance packaging efficiency and safety at a superabsorbent polymer (SAP) manufacturer, US-based Chase Corporation.

By investing in the modernisation of its filling and packaging equipment at its Carlsberg Brewery in Northampton, Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC) is making its operations more sustainable.

Abascragh Distillery has been named home to the world’s first carbon neutral whiskeys. The distillery, based in a 200 year old former brick mill, uses Oilon heat pumps, which use all waste heat.

Key Technology worked with dehydrated fruit processor, Zarecki, to integrate a vibratory conveyor system with five Impulse shakers that could handle a wide variety of fruits. 

Global automation leader, SMC Corporation Australia New Zealand (ANZ), says its JBS Angle Valve Series is a good choice for steam, air and water applications in a wide range of industries such as water management, diary, food & beverage and other process controls.

BOGE’s latest Pressure Turbo 150 compressor features a compact design and 100 per cent oil-free compressed air, designed to be wholly suitable for sensitive applications.

Using ultrasound technology, KHS Group’s HASYTEC Dynamic Biofilm Protection reduces deposits on bottle washing machines, lengthening cleaning intervals and shortening downtimes.

The latest technology from Cognex, Cognex Edge Learning, provides vision solutions for inspection inaccuracies and production slowdowns caused by conventional vision cameras.

TNA has unveiled its new conti cut hydro cutting system for french fries processing, made with with ‘switcher’ technology to deliver greater efficiency, flexibility and consistency.

KHS launched its new aseptic block for bottle sterilisation at Anuga FoodTec, setting better safety and hygiene standards without beverage bottlers having to compromise on performance. 

This week at Anuga FoodTec 2024, JBT Corporation has introduces the SeamTec 2 Evolute, the latest addition to PLF International’s vacuum filling technology for the powder product market. 

More than just a good sausage


The strength of most meat businesses is product leadership, with excellent processes for competitive success. Metzgerei Stöckle OHG relies on CSB-System for improved performance and automation.

GEA has introduced the NiSoMate, a sensor-based technology for product control during the homogenisation process, in which liquids are continuously analysed for consistency and quality in real time.

A clog-free automatic KDS liquid-to-solid waste separator technology from CST Wastewater Solutions is being used throughout Australia and New Zealand for compact dewatering processes.