Processing Technologies

How can we innovate better as an industry?

This is the space that we will be investing more research into. Australian manufacturing produces some of the worlds best meat. This will continue. Our commitment to innovation – in product, operations, business systems, communications, export, industry collaboration, environment, etc, is the epicentre of the Australian red meat industry

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Nov 16, 2016
Primal cut picking and packing is currently a labour intensive meat packing process which is completely manual. As a result of the technical complexities involved in this task, there is currently no...
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Nov 3, 2016
This factsheet outlines some of the key findings from the project ‘2014.1025 Efficient Lighting Options and Review of Lighting Standards for Abattoirs’.
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Oct 7, 2016
First Stage To Research & Develop A User Requirement Specification & Present A Prototype Build Cost & Timeline. A year ago, Applied Robotics was contracted by the AMPC (under AMPC Pro...
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Jun 20, 2016
This report documents the results of an investigation to determine if red meat processing facilities would benefit from the use of wearable technologies. Wearable technologies offer the abi...
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Jun 10, 2016
AMPC project 2016-1048 was undertaken to determine if red meat processing facilities would benefit from the use of wearable technologies. Wearable technology offers a portable platform in which t...
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Apr 22, 2016
Currently the featherbones are cut off the carcass half as a “rack”, thus consigning any meat in between the featherbones as a lower grade product in terms of economic recovery. If ...
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Apr 20, 2016
The existing methods now employed in the Cattle Slaughtering & Primal Cuts Break-up Process, is in broad terms consistent across all the practitioners (beef abattoirs). It is heavily labour...
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Apr 20, 2016
In that there is evidence that new automation processes in other industry sectors are being successfully implemented by using the latest suite of state-of-the-art automation technologies, suggests t...
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Feb 17, 2016
Following findings and recommendations from the AMPC/MLA project “A.TEC.0108 Pick and Pack Materials Handling” a multi head vacuum gripper has been designed and fabricated. This vacuum h...
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Feb 1, 2016
MAR recently completed project “A.TEC.0088 Beef Spinal Cord Removal – Development Trials”. In this project research and development along with manual and robotic tests and trials w...
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Feb 1, 2016
According to MLA, Australia is among the largest and most successful and efficient producers of commercial livestock and leader in the export of red meat and livestock. Nevertheless, the industry fa...
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Jul 22, 2015
A desk top review of current collaborative robot applications both within the red meat processing industry and other industries, such as the automotive industry, was undertaken.
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