Special Report: Plant Design

Multipack Food’s recent expansion at its Ingleburn facility has more than doubled its volume throughput in six months. Kim Berry spoke to commercial director Brad Devine about growth in a time of pandemic.

McCain’s Smithton plant manager Gordon Gillies shares with Doris Prodanovic how the team completed the Tasmanian site’s $37 million upgrade and kept it running during the peak of the pandemic.

A partnership between Bega Cheese and Hydro Innovations resulted in a 50 per cent fall in chemical oxygen demand and increasing dissolved oxygen levels at its Strathmerton plant in Victoria.

From building system changes to accreditation and compliance, Paul Brady Building Group has seen all aspects of an ever-evolving industry and can pinpoint where most project success hinges – early engagement.

Smallgoods and meat producer D’Orsogna expects to double its production capacity at its new $66 million facility. Doris Prodanovic reports.

Sidel and Tetra Pak have 
teamed up to develop the new manufacturing line at Bickford’s $20 million production facility in South Australia, helping expand the beverage producer into dairy. By Doris Prodanovic.

Building a $125 million, 55,000 square metre distribution centre was not something the founder of Drakes Supermarkets Roger Drake ever imagined would be a part of the business. He caught up with Kim Berry to explain how it came to be.

Understanding consumers and a strong focus on building retail partnerships were key drivers for Fine Food Holdings needing its new $10 million facility. Kim Berry spoke to CEO Todd Wilson at its official opening.

When your company is the fastest growing branded supplier in the Australian grocery market, capital expenditure is somewhat unavoidable. Freedom Foods Group is a company on a mission.

Complementary and natural healthcare company GMP Pharmaceuticals is turning a former Sony CD factory into a state-of-the-art headquarters, R&D facility and freeze-dried functional foods factory.

With drought crippling many parts of the nation and the environment top of mind, Aerofloat’s managing director Ray Anderson talks about the need for better wastewater management.

At Oakey Beef Exports, 
a biogas balloon is the green-energy solution it runs on every day. Doris Prodanovic finds out how Australia’s only installation of the system is performing, and how it is benefitting both the environment and the facility.

The connection between our consumption of chicken and how we deal with food waste is not immediately apparent, but consultant Norm Boyle and food process and facility design firm RMR Process CEO Peter Taitoko are set to change that with the Food Recycle project.

Installing a 3500 kilogram piece of machinery into a fully operational factory has brought big dividends for Cut To Size Plastics. Food & Drink Business reports.

A close partnership with unfailing attention to detail and a “do it right” attitude has delivered a world-class facility for beverage manufacturer Made Group.

Woolworths' new distribution centre boasts 14km of high-speed conveyors and 50 robots and is Victoria's largest industrial highbay.