Food Safety

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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.   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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Fire Rated Hygienic Doors, Fonterra


Wednesday, 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

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Rapid Doors – Blossoming at Lynch.


Thursday, 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

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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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Nestle Lentera, Indonesia – Dortek Hygienic Doors


Tuesday, 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

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High Speed Doors for Retail, LaManna Direct.


Monday, 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

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Ultra Clean Theatre Doors, by Dortek

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Monday, 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

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Doors for Woolworths Receive a Facelift.

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Friday, 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

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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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