Equipment

Supply chains and operational conditions are subject to increasing uncertainty. CEO of food industry sustainability specialists Cress Consulting Julia Seddon explains the importance of understanding the implications for food industries.

When meat and smallgoods producer the Herd Group wanted to reduce its wastewater levels, it contacted Hydro Innovations for a solution. While existing wastewater pumps didn't look that great, they pumped “as good as Arnold Schwarzenegger”, said Herd Group engineering manager Trevor Egan.

All Pumps Australia and New Zealand-based Prime Pump have partnered with German pump manufacturer Wangen Pumpen as its newest distributors for the region.

AMS Instrumentation & Calibration has released the new online hygrometer system from Michell Instruments, giving customers more choice and flexibility for dew-point and trace humidity measurements.

Heat and Control’s Spray Dynamics bird seasoning system has transformed a family-owned and operated chicken processing business by automating the manual process of spicing whole birds.

Tecpro Australia is introducing the new Blue King wash down gun from the Netherlands to the Australia and New Zealand region.

Weighing fragile bakery products, brittle foods, or even delicate seafood can often present a challenge for food producers looking to reduce giveaway and improve yield.

The CSB-Rack has been updated with several improvements while keeping its high-end qualities. The industrial PC for automated data capture has been continuously upgraded for 40 years. Now it comes with improved ergonomics, more flexibility and less footprint.

The third study by CSB-System on digitisation in the food and beverage industry has shown the food industry is in a phase of digital optimisation. A digital transformation, however, only rarely takes place. This is based in the ERP system, but its potential is not yet fully exploited.

GS1 and Australia’s largest grower of mangoes Manbulloo have created the next level of ‘whole-of-chain’ tracking for the company's precious juicy fruit.

Product planning systems are crucial for the food and beverage industry. Systems that are directly integrated in the ERP software are most suitable.

The federal government’s recent push to support the manufacturing sector and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions has seen companies rapidly accelerating their production efforts to meet demand and recoup profits.

Those who want to cut the costs in meat production need to address the biggest cost items: raw materials and products. Courage Production has demonstrated how precise measures help you to control the performance in all divisions and to take action where required with an effective ERP system.

Nord Drivesystems says its Safomi adapter, for Nord Maxxdrive industrial gear units, is a technical innovation in its field of application: a flange with an integrated oil expansion tank. This, the company says, can increase operational reliability, requiring fewer wearing parts.

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us to become more resourceful and to maximise what we already have. The key takeaway is that futureproofing is essential.

Moving food waste sludge can be a difficult proposition for pumps, with increased viscosity and corrosion real concerns.Wastewater pump technology specialist Hydro Innovations says the right peristaltic pump can offer an ideal solution.