Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Processing Technologies

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Australian manufacturing produces some of the worlds best meat. This will continue. Our commitment to innovation – in product, operations, business systems, communications, export, industry collaboration, environment, etc, is the epicentre of the Australian red meat industry

Jul 28, 2021
This project developed a prototype system that can collect, transfer and place hides onto pallets and into bins and was installed and proven in the JBS hide processing facility in Dinmore. The pr...
Covid Vaccination video
Jul 21, 2021
This video explains the COVID-19 vaccination process
Boning room concept design for micro size processing plants – stage 1
Jul 15, 2021
This project has developed a suitable boning room concept design for small micro size processing plants. This project was completed specifically for Jimbour Beef and Bacon (JBB) and has applications...
Robotic Removal of Button Bone and Flat Bone after Striploin Chine Bone Removal – Stage 1 Practical Feasibility
Apr 9, 2020
The current practice of removal of cutting out button and flat bones from a striploin beef primal piece requires manual effort and separation using a powered cutter as well as sharp knives. For the ...
Automation of Primal Cut Bagging
Nov 18, 2019
Meat processing plants suffer significant labour costs and OH&S risks associate with the manual bagging of meat cuts after processing. This project aims to examine the most effective way of bagg...
Contemporary chemical lean validation – National Standard for measurement
Apr 10, 2019
Chemical Lean (CL) is defined as the amount of lean red meat compared to the amount of fat in a meat sample. Its determination by an approved method is a mandatory AUS-MEAT requirement for any expor...
An on-line system to assess beef quality characteristics
Apr 5, 2019
This project evaluated the TenderSpec TM  beef classification system for tenderness and marbling. The objectives were to evaluate this U.S. system against Australian cattle to identify tender c...
Roadmap Development for a Meat Processing Intelligent Automation Centre
Feb 5, 2019
This project was undertaken to develop a roadmap for the use of intelligent automation (IA) by the Australian meat processing industry. It is intended to pave the way for building an enabler in the ...
The suitability of standard meat conveyor belt materials for CO2 pellet cleaning
Dec 20, 2018
The project assessed the suitability of dry-ice blasting for polymer-based conveyor belts used in the meat processing industry. Investigations were undertaken to determine the effects of thermal var...
Meat Packaging Solutions to Current Industry Challenges
Jul 13, 2018
Much advancement has occurred in the field of smart meat packaging, and there is great potential for these to be used as tools that respond to challenges faced by the red meat industry. This proj...
3D Dynamic Skeletal Modelling
May 23, 2018
The purpose of this project was to explore the feasibility to extend the usefulness of the X-ray scanning of a carcass to further downstream carcass break-up operations by the use of the carcass&rsq...
Demonstrating & Trialing of an Internet-Of-Things Solution for Real-Time Computation and Delivery of Plant KPIs
May 18, 2018
This project considered opportunities for introducing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions to the Australian red meat processing industry, aiming to improve productivity for the worker and...
An Integrated CO2 Production and CO2-NH3 Cascade Refrigeration System
Feb 12, 2018
Liquefied CO 2 is used on a daily basis in the red meat industry to produce dry ice snow for product cooling applications. Traditionally, it has been cost prohibitive for abattoirs to invest in the...
X-Ray OCM Bone, Fat and Muscle Trials
Jan 22, 2018
The purpose of this project was to investigate the ability of an automated beef rib cutting system to accurately perform objective carcase measurement (OCM) on beef sides for fat, lean and bone comp...
Technology evaluation for fat removal for beef striploins
Jan 11, 2018
This project has researched the processes of fat trimming with the objective to determine automation feasibility to achieve trimming leaving a uniform layer of fat on beef striploin primal pieces. ...
Automated container loading
Dec 13, 2017
The objective of this project was to develop, install and test an automated container loading system for the packing of meat cartons into a refrigerated shipping container. This will be a pilot syst...
Automated lamb frenching
Dec 13, 2017
Manual frenching of lamb racks requires skilled knife-work and consumes considerable labour resources. Current commercial frenching solutions (that require reduced labour) result in significant wate...
Upgrading of side stream products
Dec 12, 2017
The aim of this project was to present an overview of the utilisation of proteins from side stream raw materials with a focus on hydrolysed proteins. The goal was to gather knowledge related to q...
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