Foodmach announced an agreement with Italy-based Robopac to take on the agency for Robopac pallet stretch wrappers. The agreement includes sales, service and support of all Robopac fully automatic stretch wrappers in Australia. This range of pallet wrapping solutions complements existing palletizing solutions in the portfolio and enables Foodmach to supply complete end-of-line packaging solutions to Australian manufacturers.
In addition to pallet wrappers, this agreement gives Foodmach access to the complete range of Robopac case packers, including Dimac and
“Robopac fully automatic pallet wrappers come with revolutionary cube technology,” explains Tim Baron, Product Manager at Foodmach. “This intelligent technology automates the pallet wrapping process and provides exactly the right amount of film, at the right position on the load, with the right containment force to correctly wrap loads and ensure that they reach customers in as-made condition. They also reduce film usage by up to 55%.”
Foodmach has teamed up with Lion to bring a ‘new to world’ filler to the Australian market. The filler is new technology released by
The filler is a monoblock rinser/filler/capper/seamer and delivers Lion the flexibility to run both bottles and cans in less than half the footprint separate fillers would have required. The use of universal grippers allows for fast changeovers from cans to bottles (less than 30 minutes), and between bottle
A global study has revealed that nearly half of Asia Pacific manufacturers will have smart factories by 2022.
PKN Packaging News reports that manufacturers will continue to adopt Industry 4.0 and the smart factory. Workers will use a combination of radio frequency identification (RFID), wearable technologies, automated systems and other emerging technologies to monitor the physical processes of the plant and enable companies to make
Manufacturers expect to expand the level of technology use between now and 2022, specifically mobile technology (27% vs 72%), wearable technology (33% vs 65%), location tracking (38% vs 51%), and voice technology (45% vs
Foodmach has a dedicated team of electrical and safety accredited engineers and software programmers leading the way in safety compliance in Australia/New Zealand. We are happy to announce that Wayne Pearse has just joined our dedicated Safety Team.
Wayne is highly regarded in the industry. He is TÜV Rheinland certified as a Functional Safety Expert and Engineer for Machine Safety, and has 18 years of experience in the manufacturing industries, designing and implementing modern safety systems based on Rockwell Automation and Pilz safety automation solutions. He is an
Here’s why your business could benefit from a safety audit by Wayne and our dedicated team of experts. We can:
• Identify existing hazards
• Identify potential hazards before they have the chance to become dangerous
• Help develop risk-reduction plans that can be practically implemented
Call us on 1800 571 825 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to see how we can help you meet increasingly strict legal and standard requirements.
Four new directors have been appointed to the National Board of the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA).
Foodmach is proud to announce that our very own
The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association is the only national
Packaging automation integrator Foodmach has appointed Earle Roberts to its team in the newly created role of Chief Customer Officer.
The former CEO of Fibre King, Roberts will now be responsible for sales, marketing and service at Foodmach with a focus on customer expansion and extending the company’s range of offerings. Roberts brings over 20 years’ experience in the Australian packaging equipment industry.
Foodmach director Peter Marks said he was pleased Roberts could bring his extensive experience and skills to the table. Roberts was equally looking forward to working with the packaging automation integrator.
“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to join Foodmach’s high-quality team,” he said.