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

Fact Sheet
Jun 20, 2017
The innovation devised from Primo Scone focuses om the operation of bandsaws in a processing environment. Two key problems face processors with regards to the operation of this machinery. Anecdot...
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Jun 14, 2017
The meat industry has a major requirement to automate its processes of slaughtering and meat preparation including primal cutting, sub-primal breakup and de-boning. This project was proposed in 2...
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May 30, 2017
Carcase splitting is an important part of the beef slaughter process. In Australia, it is currently undertaken by trained and experienced saw men often using splitting saw operated on hydraulic plat...
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May 24, 2017
The objective of this project was to evaluate the benefits and possibilities of adapting the existing automatic pork bung handling equipment, which is in use in Denmark, to slaughter lines for lamb ...
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May 19, 2017
Technology for storing perishable products in a hypobaric environment has now progressed to a point where the residual atmosphere and humidity in the container can be managed effectively and this pr...
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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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Fact Sheet
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 abil...
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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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