CSL Opens Australian Biotechnology Manufacturing Facility


Tuesday, 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

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


IDEAL 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

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New Breed Of Hybrid Operating Theatres


Monday, 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

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