Special Report: Plant Design

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.

Bannister Downs’ new $30m robotic dairy is already winning awards and is also leading the way with packaging technology.

A brand new $35m facility is enabling Tribe Breweries to take its craft beer export ambitions 
to the next level, as co-founder Stefan Szpitalak explains.

Recognising that the drain, gully and floor may need an upgrade is the first step to reducing the risks of a non-hygienic environment, writes ACO Australia’s Kate Jennings.

Wiley’s Brett Wiskar explores the benefits of using 
AR and VR in the early stages of food facility design.

When demand outstrips supply, what are the best options for small and mid-tier manufacturers? Peter Taitako of RMR Process explores 
the alternatives.

An Australian light manufacturer and global leader in LED 
technology has developed a new HACCP-approved highbay range.

When French-style bakery Bakers Maison designed a new purpose-built facility, it dedicated an entire floor to gluten-free production.

PFD Food Services has announced a new $39m Melbourne multi-temperature facility designed to grow with the company.

For those on a budget, Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) can help stretch the dollar, writes Total Construction’s Rob Blythman.

A new Australian innovation in sugar processing technology that promises to help tackle obesity is opening up new opportunities for Sunshine Sugar.