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SIG Combibloc Australia Pty Ltd

Trading as: SIG Combibloc Australia & New Zealand
+61 9301 0235

SIG is a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic carton packaging. We work in partnership with our customers to bring food and beverage products to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable and affordable way. Our unique technology and outstanding innovation capacity enable us to provide our customers with end-to-end solutions to address the ever-changing needs of consumers. Sustainability is integral to our business and we are going Way Beyond Good to create a net positive food packaging system.
Founded in 1853, SIG is headquartered in Neuhausen, Switzerland. The skills and experience of our approximately 5,900 employees worldwide enable us to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of our customers in over 60 countries.
SIG has an AA ESG rating by MSCI, a 13.4 (low risk) score by Sustainalytics and a Platinum CSR rating by EcoVadis. For more information, visit www.sig.biz.

General Manager
Adam Lipscomb
Sales/Marketing Manager
Baris Altay
Marketing Contact
Baris Altay
General Manager – Business Development
Stephen Stewart
Location

9-31 Riggall Street
Broadmeadows
Melbourne 3047
Australia

Oli Vibrators Pty Ltd

61 3 9764 9988
+61 3 9764 1188

A global leader in the supply of quality industrial vibrators and flow aids, Oli is now one of the most preferred vibrator supply companies in the Australian and New Zealand market.

Oli Vibrators are engineered and built to the highest European standards, with a competitive price to performance ratio and an enviable reliability factor.

Built to last in the harshest of environments, the extensive range of electric vibrators are manufactured from the highest quality materials and are available from 4kg force up to 26,000kg of force.

High level of customer service guaranteed through 20 Oli trading subsidiaries, 36 local warehouses and three manufacturing plants worldwide.

As a global player in industrial vibration technology, the key centrepiece of Oli’s business strategy is rapid stock delivery, any time, any place in the world. Excellent customer service is of pivotal importance: the company guarantees quick order processing and any worldwide customer can enjoy access to the same high quality product and services guaranteed.

Contact us for your NZ stockist.

General Manager
Mark Thompson
Sales/Marketing Manager
Sean Brewer
Marketing Contact
Mark Thompson
Sales Executve
Sean Brewer
Location

7 Jellico Drive
Scoresby
Victoria 3179
Australia

Postal Address

PO Box 9088
Scoresby
Victoria 3179
Australia

Selpak Automation NZ Ltd

Trading as: Selpak
+64 9 263 6113

The perfect package.

Established in 1948, Selpak is a fully supported supplier, covering machinery from the start of process to end of line packaging servicing snack, food, beverage, confectionery, pharmaceutical, and medical PPE manufacturers.

As a leader in the process and packaging industry for over 70 years, Selpak brings a wealth of knowledge and global experience to their customers locally. With the highest benchmarks in quality and innovation from around the world, Selpak customer projects result in faster, more reliable, and more cost-effective processing and packaging at the forefront of the industry.

Our experience and reputation allow a progressive and proactive approach to developing innovative solutions across Australia and New Zealand.

General Manager
Shane Sipthorp
Sales/Marketing Manager
Marcus Lee
Marketing Contact
Marcus Lee
Product Manager
Paul Dennis
Location

C11/710 Great South Rd
Manukau
Auckland 2104
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 97352
Manukau City Mail Centre
Auckland 2241
New Zealand

Multivac New Zealand Ltd

0800 696 858
09 238 3055

Packaging and Processing Solutions for a Sustainable World.

MULTIVAC is passionately committed to creating value-added packaging and innovative process solutions. We pride ourselves on setting the industry standard in technology, efficiency and reliability of our complete product portfolio.
We are a supplier of integrated solutions for the whole of the packaging and processing sector. We have an extensive range of packaging, handling, and labelling solutions, as well as equipment upstream and downstream of the packaging process.

Multivac New Zealand provides market leading solutions; from Schroeter smokehouses & Intensive chillers, Handtmann vacuum filling, forming and dosing, to Multivac packaging equipment, packaging materials and labelling equipment.
TVI Meat Portioning along with recently integrated Fritsch Bakery Technologies are also part of the Multivac Group. Bizerba, Provisur and CabinPlant round off an impressive line up of agencies for Multivac New Zealand.

Contact us to help develop the perfect package to suit your product, your brand and your objectives for profitability and sustainability.

Location

91 McLaughlins Road
Wiri
Auckland 2104
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 76204
Manukau
Auckland 2241
New Zealand

Alchemy Agencies

0800425243

For a quarter of a century Alchemy has been supporting the New Zealand and Australian Food and Beverage industry with innovative, high quality products. Alchemy Agencies is employee owned and we work hard for you to grow our businesses together.
As your supply partners we are here to provide ingredient and technical solutions to help grow your business.
We service all areas of the food, beverage and nutraceutical industry including dairy, beverage, condiments, confectionery, dessert, snack, bakery and much more.
We specialise in vitamin and mineral pre mixes; functional ingredients and bioactive herbal blends; frozen, aseptic and dried Fruits and vegetables; brewing supplies; hydrocolloids including specialty blends; sugar replacers and ingredients for fibre fortification; nutraceuticals and gelcaps for pharma. Much of our range is available as conventional and / or organic.
Our trusted supply partners have a focus on innovation and are always looking to grow capability through new customer partnerships.

Sales/Marketing Manager
Domnic Lobo – Business Manager
Director
Tristan Molloy
Location

Level 2, 20 Centre Street
Freemans Bay
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 90206
Victoria Street West
Auckland
1142

hb-technik asia pacific

Trading as: hb-technik asia pacific
+61414555255
+612 99884822

A Unique Solution
Custom Ingredient Handling Solutions
hb-technik provides a unique high tech range of ingredient handling systems and solutions customised for the food processing industry. With superior accuracy, these solutions produce better quality products with improved safety, reduced environmental footprint and extensive cost savings.
The unique difference of hb-technik is its renowned reputation for the best designed and computerised quality ingredient management systems. This ensures your end product is produced with 100% accuracy for bulk handling conveying and dosing. The automation of levels and line dimensions can be adapted to each customer’s request to suit the characteristics of the individual Food or Beverage Manufacturing business.
With our extensive on-line 24×7 support across Asia Pacific, hb-technik provide programmed and event based maintenance for all different types of machine lines and equipment.

General Manager
Gerhard Langreiter
Marketing Contact
Gerhard Langreiter
Director
Anthony Miller
Location

16/19-23 Bridge Street
Pymble
NSW 2073
Australia

Postal Address

P O Box 166
Terrey Hills
Terrey Hills 2084
Australia

EXTERMINATE ALL WEEDS – KIWI INNOVATION ON AMERICAN SOIL

A New Zealand tech company could be on track to solving labour shortage problems faced by US vegetable growers and removing herbicides from the farming process at the same time.

Greentech Robotics, based in Palmerston North and founded by Don Sandbrook, specialises in automated seeding, harvesting and high-density salad mix and baby carrots.

Now with increasing pressure on growers in terms of labour costs and the outlawing of herbicides in many countries, the Greentech Robotics team are developing a robot that could replicate the accuracy of a human-being with a hoe and potentially removing the need for herbicides altogether.

But this doesn’t come without its challenges says Greentech Robotics director Rob Baan.

“The difference between us and most of the other groups working in this space around the world is that we are looking at an extraction option. That is technically a lot harder because we have to get a lot closer to the plant and the weeds to extract them.”

Baan says one of the real challenges facing the development of this product is that the vegetables they are working around have usually been trench planted. This means the seeds have been sown in a controlled environment and then transplanted into fields where they are left to mature into fully grown crops.

When these plants are transplanted, they are given a boost of fertiliser to ensure they get a good start.

“The problem here is that weeds like the fertiliser just as much,” says Baan. “Therefore, there’s a tendency for the weeds to congregate around the vegetable plants and that is the most difficult place to get to when you want to extract weeds.

“Traditionally vegetable growers would either spray against those weeds indiscriminately or use human being and a hoe to extract the weeds.”

Baan says in California grows approximately 45% of all vegetables consumed in the US and most of the weeding is done by immigrant labour with a hoe.

“During the last four years under Trump presidency there has been a lot of noise around immigrant labour, so there’s even more pressure on growers to find alternative solutions rather than using seasonal workers because it’s harder to get people into the country.”

This has meant that labour costs have risen and farmers are looking for alternative options he says.

Greentech Robotics has been supplying seeding equipment to the American market for 25 years and Baan believes this will help immensely when introducing the robotic weeders.

“Our ultimate aim is to do mechanical extraction using our robotic weeder,” he says.

“Our robots will probably be capable of doing micro-spraying as well, but we will also have robots that will be capable of mechanical removal. Herbicides are being outlawed in many countries because there is a lot of pressure from environmental groups to remove them. Our aim is for no chemical herbicides to be used at all.”

Trials are currently taking place in New Zealand however Covid-19 has affected the development process significantly.

“We are doing trials on the weed spider here but we need to get a lot of data about the crops and weeds in California as that’s our target market. The problem is that we haven’t been able to get into the market. We had planned 4 field trips in 2020 and we weren’t able to go on any of them.

“That has hampered our development because we need to learn about all the different weed species and how they perform when you try to extract them.”

Nevertheless, the team have their fingers crossed for a field trip to take place in June 2021.

Baan says regardless of these hurdles, to pull of this technical goal is a major achievement.

“Founder and chief executive Don Sandbrook and myself have met with many other groups around the world that are also trying to develop this type of technology. They are all working on something along the lines of what we are doing but I think we are reaching for the skies.

“We have set our sights very high. As far as the technical difficulties that we need to overcome, they are probably higher than most because we are trying to emulate a human with a hoe and that is not easy. Most of the other groups have set their sights more on being accurate using micro-spraying technology.”

But for Baan, it’s the people that is key to the company’s success and drive.

“It’s that enthusiasm you get exposed to. Everybody is enthusiastic about the project and it’s a nice team to be able to interact with. That’s a privilege,” he says.

TSC Label Printers

0800 603 603
09 827 6567

TSC have been manufacturing label printers since 1991 and have supplied over 5 million printers into the market in over 90 countries. They are an award winning, top-5 global manufacturer of label printers worldwide, with a market share of over 33% in the USA and Asia, and over 40% in India.
Within the last few years TSC have completely refreshed its range of printers from the desktop through to the heavy duty industrial printers.
As the New Zealand authorised partner of TSC , Techspan Industrial Printing Systems offer the full range of TSC label printers, available on our dedicated e-commerce web site, or direct from Techspan.
Techspan backs up its sales with in-house support, remote training, setup and service support. Loan printers are also available if required for return to base repairs.
For printer information and to save money on your label printing consumables, please do not hesitate to contact Craig, Warren or Jon with any enquiries on –
0800 603 603 or visit our e-commerce website www.tsclabelprinters.co.nz

General Manager
Jon Fastnedge
Sales/Marketing Manager
Craig Iversen – Technical sales
Marketing Contact
Warren Hadler – Technical sales
Technical sales & service
Ant Coyle
Location

1 Portage Road
New Lynn
Auckland 0600
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 15262
New Lynn
Auckland 0640
New Zealand

Butler Techsense Limited

09 265 0306
021 781072

With 20 years of experience in industrial instrumentation, Butler Techsense is a proven supplier of environmental monitoring solutions for GMP, scientific and food production industries.
In a demanding operation our customers must have reliable and accurate devices that give them the measurements they demand. Butler Techsense delivers field-proven technologies that can handle demanding conditions and challenges that allows our customers to maximize the performance, profitability and most importantly the quality compliance aspects of their business. Online affiliates, QA Instruments and The Temperature Shop offer our customers instrumentation products and services through a convenient web presence.

General Manager
John Butler
Marketing Contact
Caroline Butler
Location

353 New North Road
Kingsland
Auckland 1021
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 56-156
Dominion Road
Auckland 1446
New Zealand

Anton Paar New Zealand Limited

Trading as: Anton Paar New Zealand Limited
+64 9 414 3190

Anton Paar develops and manufactures analytical instruments generating reliable data that enables food companies to proceed with confidence in product development, production and quality control. Anton Paar is a world leader in the measurement of density, concentration of dissolved CO2/O2 and in the field of material characterization, viscometry / rheometry, process instrumentation and provides custom-tailored automation and robotic solutions.
Laboratory and process measuring instruments from Anton Paar are used in the control of incoming goods, quality control and research throughout the food industry. The product portfolio ranges from portable measuring instruments over high-precision automated laboratory or process measurement technology to individual industry-specific solutions. Moreover, Anton Paar now offers 3 years warranty on instruments in conjunction with the recommended maintenance intervals.

General Manager
Jutta Rieger
Sales/Marketing Manager
Stuart Cragg
Marketing Contact
Mary Hernandez
Territory Manager
Mary Bruce
Location

Unit 7 76 Paul Matthews Road
Rosedale
Auckland 0632
NEW ZEALAND

Postal Address

Unit 7 76 Paul Matthews Road
Rosedale
Auckland 0632
NEW ZEALAND

Beckhoff Automation Limited

092812736

Beckhoff implements open automation systems based on PC Control technology. The product range covers Industrial PCs, I/O and Fieldbus Components, Drive Technology and automation software. Products that can be used as separate components or integrated into a complete and seamless control system are available for all industries. The Beckhoff “New Automation Technology” philosophy represents universal and open control and automation solutions that are used worldwide in a wide variety of different applications, ranging from CNC-controlled machine tools to intelligent building automation.

Managing Director
Neil Pearce
Location

Unit F3, 4 Orbit Drive
Albany
Auckland 0632
New Zealand

Caliber Design

09 379 7357
021 140 4944

Caliber Design is a consultancy that provides project-based mechanical design engineering services. Our team of 30+ highly skilled and experienced engineers are based in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga and Christchurch. Our engineers work on-site with clients on a project-by-project basis, this means our clients can upsize their team with the exact skills they need, when they need them.

Much of our work is in the food technology industry. Our experience includes heating and cooling systems, multiple lane conveyors, palletisers, up lifters, process and packing lines, freezers, refrigeration, and production equipment for the meat processing industry, and more.

We design for safety, hygiene, assembly, reliability, serviceability, and longevity, while minimising costs. Our engineers are experienced in all aspects of the design process, from scoping through to parts procurement, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning.
Shortage of resources? Looming deadline? Skill gap that needs to be filled? Caliber Design has talented engineers that can help.

General Manager
Wayne Le Sueur
Marketing Contact
Mel Opie
Location

597 Rosebank Road
Avondale
Auckland 1026
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 71084
Rosebank
Auckland 1348
New Zealand

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HCD Flow Technology

Trading as: HCD Flow Technology
0800 4 HOSES

HCD Flow Technology, a division of Motion New Zealand Limited, distributes a comprehensive range of industrial hoses, tubing, couplings, clamps, reels, pumps, lubrication dispensing equipment and associated products in rubber, PVC, PU, metallic, Teflon and other materials for all applications and industries.

HCD provides full assembly and testing services throughout New Zealand and boasts over 40 years of experience in fluid handling applications. With 7 branches and numerous distributors in most small cities and towns, HCD is conveniently located to service industry across New Zealand.

HCD takes pride in representing and distributing leading products from globally recognised manufacturers. Our ability to solve difficult customer applications is enhanced by being able to use the resources and technical knowledge of our suppliers and our commitment to providing the highest level of customer service and technical support.

General Manager
Courtney Ireland
Sales/Marketing Manager
Riaan le Roux
Marketing Contact
Riaan le Roux
National Sales Manager
Cameron Caesar
Location

144 Neilson Street
Onehunga
Auckland 1061
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 112083
Penrose
Auckland 1642
New Zealand

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Cuddon Ltd

Trading as: Cuddon Freeze Dry
03 578 4299
0274490359

Cuddon Freeze Dry have been designing and building quality freeze dryers for over 55 years. Installed globally, our freeze drying solutions are highly respected world-wide for delivering premium freeze dried products which retain their nutrience, enzyme activity, smell and taste, even in raw products.

With our small equipment foot print and easy integration into existing or new facilities, a Cuddon freeze dryer is low maintenance, simple to operate and cost effective.
Our turn-key solution includes build, installation, commissioning, training and 12 months warranty. Designed and built in-house, our design team can personalise the specification to meet your bespoke needs. We provide technical support for Cuddon freeze dryers worldwide for life.

Come talk with us about your next project.

General Manager
Helen Ashworth
Sales/Marketing Manager
Blair Kibblewhite
Location

18 McArtney Street

Blenhiem 7301
New Zealand

Brooke Holdings

Trading as: Brooke Fine Foods
0800442783
09 918 8470

Brooke Fine Foods are importers and distributors of quality food solutions. We specialise is bulk food ingredients, covering a wide range of dried vine, tree and tropical fruit, nuts, grains and seeds, beans and lentils, vinegar, puree, starch’s and flours, peanut butter, canned goods, snacks, mixes and specialty products. We also represent some iconic international brands such as Mrs Balls, Peppadew, Yes You Can and our very own pre-pack range, Summer Harvest.
Brooke Fine Foods supplies private label products within the NZ & Australian grocery sector, we’re able to source a selection of items from around the globe.

Our fundamental philosophy is to provide our clients with a comprehensive, high quality, product range that represents good value. We firmly believe in long-term relationships both with clients and suppliers as we believe that long-term relationships foster consistently better business.

Business Manager
Maria Plank
Location

9A Apollo Drive
Rosedale
Auckland 0632
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 302-118
North Habour
Auckland 0751
New Zealand

A.I. in the Bakery Kitchen?

American food manufacturer Jeanette Harris would never have put two teaspoons of cardamom in a recipe for a dozen biscuits.

The spice is strong, polarising and typically associated with India and Asian cooking, not gluten-free chocolate chip biscuits.

“Humans have internal biases about these sorts of things, especially cooks and bakers — we have these ideas that these are the tried and true ways,” Harris says.

Two teaspoons of cardamom is not one of those tried and true ways. But when an artificial intelligence designed to optimise parts for airplanes and spaceships told her two teaspoons of cardamom was the right amount, she listened.

“And it tasted delicious.” Harris, who founded the Gluten Free Goat Bakery, worked with Google’s AI research team at the company’s Pittsburgh office and its chef to develop a biscuit recipe using machine learning and artificial intelligence.

“It was arguably one of the tastier applications for Google’s Hypertune project”, engineer Daniel Golovin says.

The thought to apply Google’s AI technology to baking biscuits started one day as employees sat around talking at lunch.

Greg Kochanski, a member of the team working on AI, worried that the technology would develop with only applications for large corporations, and leave behind small businesses. He proposed finding a real-world, small use for it…and the Google biscuit experiment was born.

The team first worked with John Karbowski, a chef at Google who teaches cooking to employees. Karbowski and the team began baking chocolate chip biscuits using recipes devised by the AI.

The artificial intelligence works by using a relatively small data set to create the optimal conditions based on any number of parameters. For the chocolate chip biscuits, the AI could determine the amount of specified ingredients, the temperature and time in the oven or other factors in the baking process. The AI takes data from test batches of biscuits and uses it to design the best batch.

“You’re not going to do this billions of times,” Golovin says of baking batches of cookies. “The trick is to do this as few times as possible.”

Some biscuits concocted by the AI were terrible — not enough butter, too much chocolate. Some had orange extract and cayenne pepper. Some were good.

Google employees taste-tested the biscuits, and their feedback was fed into the AI to help it make better decisions about the next batch. After many batches of biscuits — Google’s kitchen has five ovens — the team landed on the optimal, basic, chocolate chip cookie recipe. But they weren’t done there.

To challenge the AI, the team went to Harris, whose bakery specialises in gluten-free, vegan and soy-free treats. Harris gave the team an unfinished, chocolate chip biscuit recipe that she was developing.

The AI took control over four or five ingredients, including cardamom and Szechuan pepper, the latter of which it decided does not belong in chocolate chip biscuits and was zeroed out of the recipe. The rest of the recipe was left to Harris’ expertise.

It took the AI about 60 batches of cookies to nail the recipe…not bad for a computer starting from scratch, Harris says.

Both she and Karbowski say it was a bit unnerving to give the AI control over some of the baking process and decision making. “You have to kind of surrender to how you as a baker or chef instinctually react when we look at ingredients and just trust in the recipe that the machine puts out,” Karbowski says.

Neither Harris nor Karbowski actively uses Google’s AI in the kitchen, and they both say that the technology may not be the most beneficial to their small-scale operations, where test batches and tastings are possible.

Both could see artificial intelligence and machine learning benefiting larger baking and cooking operations. And neither is worried that artificial intelligence is coming for their jobs.

Instead, the technology will help them do their jobs better, they say. “AI brought into a kitchen — it’s a little scary at first,” Karbowski says. “But it really expands your mind.” Or at least, it can help you find the perfect amount of cardamom for your cookies. 

jeanette harris

This story first appeared in the Tribune-Review in the US.

Feed My Fur Baby: Petfood Packaging

Auckland-based petfood company Feed my Fur Baby is making waves across the Tasman for its award-nominated use of sustainable and innovative packaging design.

The company, which only launched in January and offers a subscription service for petfood using a unique algorithm to provide regular tailored meals to hungry pets, has been awarded high commendation in the Australasian Packaging Innovation and Design Awards.

In addition to some unique design features such as a removable window and a custom ‘portion-control scoop’, the packaging has been nominated for innovative use of cardboard in an industry dominated by thick plastic packaging, co-founder Ben Rennell says. “The global pet food industry has a significant environmental impact and large, plastic packaging is a major factor in this. We believe this has to change.”

The company avoids the use of secondary packaging in the supply chain, which means the same box is used to pack, transport, bulk store and ship to the end customer in the same packaging with no additional tapes or wraps.

“The team are now working on ways to improve the design and sustainability of the packaging, including multi-use use of the box to further reduce material usage and increase environmental efficiencies,” Rennell says. “We are also working towards product traceability to provide ethical transparency within the supply chain. Watch this space.”

More than 25,000kg of plastic waste is littered in New Zealand each day, and the pet food industry is worth $400 million in New Zealand.

feed my fur baby

www.feedmyfurbaby.co.nz

Ziwi: Kiwi Pet Food a Global Hit

Huge worldwide demand for premium natural pet food has prompted Mt Maunganui-based pet food company Ziwi to expand into the South Island this month, with the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Christchurch.

A global leader in air-dried technology and the largest New Zealand exporter of premium pet food, Ziwi is a rapidly growing $40m export-focused business and its first South Island operation will be based at Burnham.Ziwi Pet Food

Managing director Richard Lawrence says the new facility will double the company’s capacity within the next year, and employ more than 30 new people.

Ziwi’s slow and gently air-dried, quality New Zealand free-range meat and seafood has struck a chord with pet owners around the world wanting nurtrient-dense and digestible food for their pets, he says.

“With increasing pet ownership and a growing awareness of pet nutrition, consumers are demanding quality, nutritious meals for their pets and this has resulted in massive growth for Ziwi and the New Zealand petfood industry as a whole,” Lawrence says. “This investment in Christchurch comes on the back of three years of double-digit growth and signals another exciting chapter for the business.”

Along with the South Island expansion, Ziwi has partnered with ANZCO Foods to form a new joint venture operation producing pet treats and oral health products.

The New Zealand Natural Chews and Treats Company will also operate out of the Burnham site, producing a range of natural, premium products for export markets.

“This is ANZCO’s first foray into the pet food segment and it will be providing Ziwi with access to large quantities of premium quality, grass-fed products. The development of these treats and chews will enable the establishment of new international markets,” Lawrence says. “There is huge potential for growth and we can do it all with New Zealand-based, family-owned manufacturing operations and the very best of New Zealand suppliers.”

Ziwi exports to more than 20 countries, with its main markets in the USA, Australia and a rapidly growing China.

New Zealand pet food exports are valued at more than $120m, and have been growing at more than 10% compound annual growth rate for the past five years.

Ziwi is well-positioned to be a global leader in the industry, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise chief executive Peter Chrisp says. “Pet owners all over the planet are increasingly focusing on their pet’s health and nutrition, and New Zealand’s sustainable and authentic supply chains can deliver these benefits,” he says. “So this expansion by Ziwi is not only good for New Zealand, but is good for the world.”

Some of Ziwi’s biggest independent pet food retailers from North America as well as China’s largest pet e-commerce site operator have already visited the new facilities.

ZIWI’S PRODUCTS FOR DOGS AND CATS:

  • Are made of 100% meat, seafood and green mussels sourced from New Zealand
  • Are air-dried, with each piece boasting 98% fresh meat, organs, bone and seafood
  • Provides a minimum of 263 calories per scoop
  • Have no grains, corn, soy, wheat or rice, no rendered meat, no GMOs, antibiotics or growth promotants.

Cooltek Ltd

Trading as: A Division of Machinetech Ltd
+6496330071
+64275275275
+6496330072

Importers and suppliers of Cooling Towers, Water Chillers, cooling and control equipment. MESAN, and King Sun, cooling towers. SHINI, YU TING, and GREEN TECH. Air Cooled and Water cooled Chillers. Portable, and central systems.
Technical support and a back up of spare parts made possible by volume and commitment to looking after our customers long term. With continued supply of strong brands for more than 20 years with a good reputation. Stock cooling towers and spare parts held in our Penrose warehouse. Spare parts and replacement infil for our brands and some for other common brands in the market.

Also water flow indicators, and indicators, and temperature controller units ( Hot ) with a medium of a water or oil based medium.
We are here to help.

Parent company Machinetech Ltd are very strong in the Plastic Machinery supply business.

General Manager
Phillip Cashmore
Sales/Marketing Manager
Brendon Hing
Marketing Contact
Phillip Cashmore
Location

112a Mays Raod
Penrose
Auckland 1061
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 12899
Penrose
Auckland 1642
New Zealand

Altex Coatings Ltd

Trading as: Flowcrete
0800 429 527 (Technical Support)
+64 7 541 1221

Looking for HACCP international certified antimicrobial flooring?
Flowcrete is a worldwide leader in the manufacture and distribution of superior epoxy, polyurethane and MMA resin floor and wall coating solutions for the industrial and commercial sectors. Explore a new generation of antimicrobial resin flooring, Flowcrete’s variety of food-safe polyurethane resin flooring products have been used as surface materials in the food and beverage industry for more than 30 years. Flowfresh systems offer excellent abrasion, wear, stains, thermal and slip resistance making it the perfect solution to the demanding environments in food and beverage facilities. Designed to meet contemporary requirements, choose from a wide range of specialist floor and wall coating solutions to meet your performance criteria. Need advice or want to talk through your flooring requirements, give us a call, our team is available to design a flooring system with you to make sure your flooring is up to the challenge.

Sales/Marketing Manager
Vanessa Mateus
Marketing Contact
Abbie Clark
New Zealand Flooring Manager
Vanessa Mateus
Location

91-111 Oropi Road
Greerton
Tauranga 3112
New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 142

Tauranga 3140
New Zealand