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Food Safety

Laminate Door

Monday, December 1, 2014 “The most common food safety issues in plants are practices such as propping doors open….” Jim Kinane, Senior MEP/Process Engineer. “Easiest fix in your plant” Unsanitary Doors - Doors made of non-chemical cleaning resistant materials, or with water-retaining or microbial harborage points, should be replaced. Renovate for the right reasons. http://www.foodengineeringmag.com/articles/93038-renovate-for-the-right-reasons   Why Dortek Hygienic Doors? Dortek – GRP                   – Smooth seamless hygienic outer surface. – Door and frame completely void free – nowhere that moisture and bacteria can gather undetected. – Ledges minimised….ie window is same thickness as … Continue reading

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High Speed Door Product Innovation, EFA – SRT ® Soft Touch S

Efaflex_SRT - Soft Touch

Thursday, November 20, 2014 The Efaflex SRT-Soft Touch High Speed Door is the flexible all-rounder which is collision resistant, provides functional reliability and is low maintenance. Now also in available in an ” XXL ” version : The Soft Touch S has an expanded size range available to 4,500 mm width and 5,000 mm height. Due to the patent pending EFA “Soft Touch System” this High Speed Door features innovative technology and combines the following in one integrated system; -          Tensioning of the Door Curtain -          Weight Counterbalance -          Collision and Crash detection The EFA-SRT Soft Touch High Speed roll-up door is a … Continue reading

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Clearly the right choice for O-I Glass

O-I Glass Outside

Tuesday, 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

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The fastest parking system door in the world gets even better!

Car Parking EFA-SST PS 2

Friday, August 15th, 2014 EFA-SST®-PS high-speed spiral door Already uniquely fast, secure and reliable – Now even more has been added to the features of EFAFLEX high-speed doors. Once again, Efaflex engineers have shown why they are at the forefront of product development with the EFA-SST®-PS, a space-saving door particularly suited for parking and garage systems. Whilst still retaining the ingenious EFAFLEX spiral construction principle, the new design was able to significantly reduce the space requirement required for installation by using a compact spiral construction. In comparison to common spiral doors, the space requirement was significantly reduced and smaller laths (height … Continue reading

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“Easy Clean” High Speed Door, Gains Hygiene & Foodstuffs Approval

SRT-EC Easy Clean High Speed Roll-Up Door

Monday, July 28, 2014 Similar to HACCP in Australia, BLVK is the Federal Association of German Food Inspectors. The independent Federation continues to ensure promotion and development of cooperation with legislation to achieve a practical and consistent implementation of food control and offer consumer advice on topics in the field of food inspection. The BLVK recently provided Efaflex with the authority to use the associations seal in the promotion and sale of the Efaflex Easy Clean High Speed Door into the food manufacturing and processing sectors. The association deemed that the Efaflex Easy Clean fully corresponded with the hygiene requirements … Continue reading

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2014 INSIDE Awards: SAHMRI Research Building

SAHMRI 322 x 196

Friday, July 18, 2014 The South Australian Health and Medical Institute (SAHMRI) has been shortlisted at the 2014 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors Awards. The awards this year attracted entries from twenty-eight countries across nine categories. Dortek hygienic door systems were fitted at the new research facility in 2012. The SAHMRI by Woods Bagot is the first building in Adelaide’s North Terrace Health Precinct. Beyond its parametrically designed facade and swirling stairs and atria, the new research facility is set to transform the city — and research outcomes — with its sustainable design. Adelaide has the potential to be a living laboratory for experiments … Continue reading

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