Special Report: Plant 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.

Ingredients company Danisco has a new high-care, high-volume powder blending facility with a small footprint.

Water and moisture can negatively impact processes for commercial bakeries, so the right drainage is key, writes ACO Australia product manager Kate Jennings.

Sydney brewer 4 Pines recently opted for Aerofloat’s compact, low maintenance and completely sealed DAF as part of its brewery expansion.

A bunch of new breweries are popping up as consumer demand for craft beer goes from strength to strength.

Adams Pest Control has developed a new electronic monitoring service that can map pest hotspots and then measure the success of pest management strategies.

Coopers Brewery is preparing to unveil a new $60 million malting plant that is considered the most technically advanced of its kind in the world.

Norco Foods is floating a fresh approach to wastewater which it hopes will offer a more compact and effective treatment process.

Birch & Waite's new $13.5 million factory in Revesby has some innovative new processing technology – including the Southern Hemisphere’s first commercial-sized shaking retort.

A new biorefinery project in Bundaberg will see waste water from the distillery converted into biocrude as well as green electricity.