Food Processing Tag

The ROCOL brand’s range of food grade lubricants have been making waves with major food chains in recent years. According to Steve Keown, “ROCOL’s slightly higher price point is more than compensated for by the quality of their products.” “Without reliable, certifiable lubrication products, it is certain that manufacturers will...

We have all heard of big data, but how about big baking? The Australian bread making industry is as robust as its grain production. Unlike a local bakery, large scale baking operations require much larger ovens and mixmasters that spin for extended periods to make bread dough. These machines present interesting challenges for CBC to address, according to Juha Chandran. With an engineering background of...

CBC’s Troy Markland often defers to the Rexnord product range when supplying Power Transmission solutions to customers in the food-processing segment. “Even with my 40 years of experience in Power Transmission, I still consult frequently with the product experts from Rexnord when I am looking to design a more effective conveying application for a client,” he says. When it comes to designing an effective general conveying application where there will be...

Rexnord has upgraded its popular case conveyor chains, the CC600 and the CC600TAB with new low-friction versions the LF600 and LF600TAB. The move to low friction conveyor chains, as CBC National Product Manager for Power Transmission Troy Markland explains, is in line with the market’s increased...

Rexnord’s conveying chains are frequently used in the food and beverage sector and adopted by major equipment manufacturers. Rexnord’s range of FlatTop conveyor chains has grown substantially since Rexnord introduced them in 1938. The Rexnord TableTop and MatTop series now provide many materials, types and grades, making them applicable to...

The CBC-Regency Park Branch Manager Darren O’Brien lives by three simple principles: Serving customers like you like to be treated, being proactive with customer orders, and always exceeding expectations. Having worked with CBC and its sister company, BSC, for over 34 years, Darren is famialr with the requirements of Australian manufacturers...

The new PowerGrip™ GT4™ by Gates® is a high torque synchronous belt with the highest power-carrying capacity of any belt in its class. Developed based on customer feedback, the belt is well-matched to a variety of applications in the food processing industry. As CBC’s Steve Hittmann, National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems and Belt Drives,...

Leak-proof sealing solutions are particularly critical in the food and beverage sector. So when technicians at Seal Innovations came across leaking four-pin mixers at a major Australian food manufacturer’s site, they combined all of their experience and capabilities to bring the mixer back to its original performance level. This,...

Steve Hittmann, CBC’s National Product Manager for Mechanical Drivesystems and Belt Drives explains why the High-Performance Composite (HPC) PowerTwist v-belts by Fenner Drives are practical belts to keep in stock. Not only can these belts be installed within minutes, they excel in application in food and beverage industry as an ‘industrial workhorse.’ READ MORE...

When a bakery business in Melbourne established a state-of-the-art facility to manufacture baked products and supply to a major Australian supermarket, their relationship with CBC Braeside branch as their industrial supplier grew exponentially. According to CBC State Sales Manager, Leon Stefanec, the working relationship has now developed to...