Matthews Australasia launched the Autolabel label printer applicator (LPA) to the Australian market at Auspack 2015. The product was also a finalist in the Best New Product award category. Mark Dingley,...

After preserving jars are filled and closed they must be vacuum-tested in fully automatic operation to immediately sort out any defective containers. During transport of the jars an eddy-current sensor...

The new optoNCDT 1402SC sensor series from Bestech Australia, which is ideal for demanding environments such as the food and process manufacturing. With a stainless steel enclosure that provides class...

Australian food manufacturing expands in latest period, PMI stats Food manufacturing was one of four manufacturing sub-sectors to expand in November 2014, according to the Australian Industry Group Australian...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has secured funding for a project that will offer information and advice on energy efficiency to small to medium businesses (SMEs) in the food, beverage and...

The head of Australian packaging and recycling company Visy, Anthony Pratt, believes Australia’s manufacturing industry has a strong future. The Australian newspaper reports that Mr Pratt made the comments...

Australian frozen food company Birds Eye has launched two new potato chip ranges. The company, which is owned by food manufacturer Simplot, has launched ‘Birds Eye Deli Chips’ and ‘Birds Eye Hot...

The Victorian Liberal Coalition Government is contributing $2 million towards Mars Australia’s new expansion of its large manufacturing facility in Ballarat. The Mars expansion, which will cost AU$52...

Australian food manufacturers are struggling to pass on the costs of the carbon tax to customers according to new data just released by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), the foremost representative...

The Australian farming and manufacturing sectors have expressed growing concerns about Australia’s booming gas export industry. While the energy and mining sector is generating billions of dollars that...