Landcorp completes full purchase of Focus Genetics

Landcorp completes full purchase of Focus Genetics

Landcorp Farming Ltd. is now sole owner of livestock genetics business, Focus Genetics. The announcement comes after Landcorp successfully acquired the remaining 33% shareholding from Rissington Breedline. Hawkes Bay based Focus Genetics is New Zealand’s largest red meat genetics business with 17 breeding partners throughout New Zealand. Formed in 2011, Focus Genetics has since grown […]

Employers & Manufacturers congratulate John Key and National – seek acceleration of unfinished business

Employers & Manufacturers congratulate John Key and National – seek acceleration of unfinished business

The Employers and Manufacturers Association extend hearty congratulations to the re-election of Prime Minister John Key and National. “Business will be pleased and relieved with the re-election of the government,” said EMA chief executive Kim Campbell. “We will now be looking for accelerated attention coming to bear on unfinished business,” he said. “In particular business […]

Hottest new dairy technology designed here

Hottest new dairy technology designed here

Technology designed to bring the power of intelligent communication and unprecedented future proofing to dairy farmers’ milking systems was highlighted at the recent National Fieldays. The product in the spotlight at Waikato Milking Systems stand was a newly designed product known as the Bail Marshal. The New Zealand owned company’s Chief Executive Dean Bell says […]

Moving goods around the world

Moving goods around the world

Secureaload, a member of The Gavan Group of companies, is appearing at Foodtech Packtech on Stand 3057. The Gavan Group commenced business in 1988 when the Directors, Gavin Condon and Andrew Corstorphine, perceived the need for a company to supply all parts and accessories required by Intermodal marine transport equipment operators, hence the formation of […]

Packaging House on Stand 3131 at Foodtech Packtech 2014

Packaging House on Stand 3131 at Foodtech Packtech 2014

Packaging House is a major distributor of food service packaging, cleaning, hygiene and industrial consumables in New Zealand. In fact, they deliver more products to more industries through more branches than anyone else. Whether they’re supplying coffee cups for cafes or latex gloves for surgeries, Packaging House take care of the everyday essentials needed to […]

APC Technology: Providing solutions for food & beverage environments

APC Technology: Providing  solutions for food & beverage environments

Since 1984, APC Technology has designed and manufactured specialist computer solutions for use in some of the most severe environments on earth. APC Technology’s Food and Pharmaceutical solutions are ideal for a range of environments including production & assembly lines, hose down areas, food production and livestock management applications within abattoirs & meatworks & pharmaceutical […]

High capacity, easy palletising with Fuji robotics

High capacity, easy palletising with Fuji robotics

Fuji Ace have been developing, supplying and improving palletising technology for nearly 40 years. In 1982 Fuji recognised the changing market and met the demands of the palletising industry by developing the first Robotic Palletiser. They have since perfected the mechanical and electrical aspects of robotic operation to match the needs of virtually every palletising […]

ESL – technology delivering packaged beverages with superior freshness

ESL – technology delivering packaged beverages with superior freshness

With a lot of talk in the beverage industry about non-heat pasteurisation, we are pleased to announce that there is another effective method available that is more economic, more efficient, more beneficial and more compact than other alternatives on the market. With increasing desires to process and consume beverages/food with all the nutritional components still […]

Drying Solutions Limited on Stand 2100 at Foodtech Packtech 2014

Drying Solutions Limited on Stand 2100 at Foodtech Packtech 2014

The REXMOI® Heat Pump Dehumidifier Dryer was originally developed to dry nuts at lower temperatures. Since then we have found various other products that need drying. Over the years we have developed the technology that enables drying to take place at temperatures anywhere between 10oC to 70oC (most efficiently between 20oC to 40oC). The units […]

Agribusiness skills gained in new ways

Agribusiness skills gained in new ways

Agribusiness decision makers, on the farm and in horticulture, have identified they want better business development opportunities for themselves and their team – and the Diploma in Agribusiness Management is meeting this demand. The qualification delivered by Aoraki Polytechnic, in partnership with Primary ITO, uses new learning technologies to help students add meaningful capability to […]