Case Studies

    New Breed Of Hybrid Operating Theatres


    Operating-Theatres-F-Type-Sliding-GRP-DoorMonday, January 6, 2014 Hospitals across the world are creating a new breed of surgery spaces called hybrid operating rooms. Hybrid operating theatres combine the surgical capacity of traditional operating rooms with the imaging capabilities of a catheterisation lab, two spaces that have traditionally been extinct. Placing state-of-the-art imaging and X-ray equipment in an operating room allows for less invasive, safer procedures with faster recovery times for patients. As surgical areas continue to adapt however, the design of the operating theatre is becoming increasingly challenging with every aspect requiring careful planning. Dortek have recently completed a number of these projects … Continue reading

    EFAFLEX SST-PS University of Queensland – Engineering, Brisbane, Queensland


    slider3IDEAL SOLUTION FOR ENVIRONMENT CONTROL As seen in Ancr. As you walk into any milk bar or takeaway in Australia, chances are you wrestle your way through a plastic strip curtain. Marcus Tutty’s company Premier Plastics manufactures those multi-coloured strip doors on Australian shores, and the managing director is the first to admit “they drive most people mad.” Somewhat primitive in design, the entrance coverings longevity – from the 70’s – is proof enough of their effectiveness (health authority approved) and testament of the Victorian company’s ingenuity and superiority when it comes to access solutions. Premier Plastics manufactures these plastic … Continue reading

    CSL Opens Australian Biotechnology Manufacturing Facility


    CSL_logo_large,1Tuesday, August 5, 2014 CSL Limited officially opened the CSL Behring Biotechnology Manufacturing Facility in Broadmeadows, Melbourne in May 2014 and is gearing up to begin production in August. The facility was officially opened by The Hon. Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry, The Hon. Denis Napthine MP, Premier of Victoria and The Hon. Gordon Rich-Phillips MLC, Minister for Technology, Victoria. The new world-class facility is located adjacent to CSL Behring’s manufacturing plant for plasma products and will play a key role in CSL’s global drug development strategy. It is one of the largest and most advanced facilities of its kind … Continue reading

    Clearly the right choice for O-I Glass


    O-I Glass OutsideTuesday, September 2, 2014 O-I Glass is the world’s leading glass container manufacturer and has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. With 77 plants in 21 countries, 49,000-plus customers in 86 countries and over 10,000 product offerings, O-I’s inventive designs bring a personal craftsmanship to every glass bottle, jar and container they create. In order to achieve this high level of quality it is important to have a well-functioning, state of the art manufacturing facility. Premier Plastics was recently called upon by O-I to … Continue reading

    Doors for Woolworths Receive a Facelift.


    Woolworths Featherbrook with Windows croppedFriday, September 19, 2014 Premier Plastics has recently carried out several projects for Woolworths, which have included supply of doors for both NEW supermarkets and the refurbishment of existing stores. Woolworth’s store layout has changed to now include High Impact Thermal Traffic Doors between the store floor trading area and back of house. Previously, Flexible PVC Doors were used to separate these areas and contain the internal store environmental conditions, whilst also providing a barrier to staff only areas. These doors experience high levels of traffic and must be durable and capable of withstanding the demands of a high paced retail environment. … Continue reading

    Ultra Clean Theatre Doors, by Dortek


    salf-news croppedMonday, October 20, 2014 Premier Plastics are proud to partner with Dortek who recently supplied  Ultra Hygienic Hospital Doors for three new operating theatres at Salford Royal Hospital. These technically advanced sliding doors help maximise space and are hermetic sealing, lead lined and fire rated. Complete with automations and interlocking they have been designed to reduce the risk of contamination from air circulating in the corridors. They meet the required pressure for Operating Theatre and Anaesthetic Rooms in line with HTM03-01 much more effectively than swing doors. The doors are essential for providing fire and radiation protection in treatment areas. Their smooth and … Continue reading

    High Speed Doors for Retail, LaManna Direct.


    LamannaMonday, October 27, 2014 Pasquale (Pat) LaManna opened his first fruit store in West Preston, Victoria in 1953. He quickly built a reputation for reliable service and commitment to quality. In 2010 LaManna Direct opened at Essendon Fields and Vince LaManna together with his son Patrick, now continue these traits by providing the public with the best available 100% Australian Grown fruit and vegetables, along with old-fashioned customer service. Their commitment to quality continued when deciding on a recent upgrade to the supermarket,  leading them to Premier Plastics who were able to supply a Rapid Roll Door to separate the supermarket floor … Continue reading

    Nestle Lentera, Indonesia – Dortek Hygienic Doors


    NestleTuesday, October 28, 2014 Nestle Lentera, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia Doors 106 Nestle, one of the world’s largest food companies in the world opened a new production facility in Indonesia. The facility will help strengthen Nestlé’s position in the emerging markets of health conscious consumers in Indonesia. The factory will produce infant cereals, chocolate malt drinks and milk powder. Brief Nestle required hygienic door solutions for their new factory in Karawang, West Java. Solution Dortek supplied single action doors and hermetically sealing sliding doors across production areas. Dortek doors smooth, seamless, hygienic design makes them easy to clean and maintain. Premier Plastics are … Continue reading

    Rapid Doors – Blossoming at Lynch.


    lynch_groupThursday, November 20, 2014   The Lynch Group is recognized as a world leader in floral innovation, research and development and continue to be viewed as a leader in floral quality control. Specializing in exporting Australian Wildflowers throughout the world the Lynch Group is the only national floral marketer in Australia with ISO & HACCP Quality Standard accreditation.       Project Overview Original design of the Lynch warehouse in Melbourne Victoria incorporated automated insulated sliding panel doors, activated for forklift traffic via ground loops for the majority of warehouse access. Due to the high level of traffic flow these doors … Continue reading

    Fire Rated Hygienic Doors, Fonterra


    Fonterra_MainWednesday, November 26, 2014 Fonterra Indonesia Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited is a New Zealand multinational dairy co-operative owned by 10,600 New Zealand farmers. The company is responsible for approximately 30% of the world’s dairy exports. This new plant in Indonesia is Fonterra’s first manufacturing facility in the country. It will have the capacity to pack and blend 12,000 tonnes of advanced and base nutrition milk powder products annually. Brief Fonterra required hygienic door solutions for its new blending and packing plant in Indonesia. Solution Dortek supplied hygienic single action fire and non fire rated doors across the facility. The hygienic, waterproof … Continue reading