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The newly constructed BEC Feed Solutions head office and manufacturing facility was part of a major redevelopment of the business’s 50 Antimony St, Carole Park site and has taken two
years to complete.
A lot of hard work and input from a range of BEC employees ensured the opening of the new facility in Brisbane was a success.
BEC Feed Solutions recently celebrated the grand opening of their newly constructed head office and manufac- turing facility in Bris- bane Queensland.
the facility at the grand opening.
to collecting and weighing a large proportion of the key ingredients used in the business’ premixes.
days a week.
“That provides a lot of
This new facility can produce up to 10 tonnes per hour of premix feed with each individual bags labelled with tracking information and stacked automatically on a pallet ready to be wrapped and shipped.
New head office and manufacturing facility for BEC Feed Solutions
The facility was part of a major redevelopment of the business’ 50 Antimony Street, Carole Park site and has taken two years to complete.
“This will be a launching pad for our future growth into new markets and countries.”
“Our new plant has been designed with a target throughput of 10 metric tonnes per hour, based on standard type vitamin and mineral premix, and at only one shift per day, five
BEC Feed Solutions are currently completing the last stages of commis- sioning for both the manu- facturing plant and auto- mated packing equipment, followed by final process validation and accredita- tion.
BEC Group managing director Brett Antonio said the fruition of the pro- ject was an exciting mile- stone for the business, and the BEC team was excited to celebrate and showcase
BEC Feed Solutions general manager premix and feed additives Mark Fitzgerald said the plant offers a unique approach
Production in the new facility is expected to commence in June, fol- lowed by accreditation with FAMI-QS in July.
“The redevelopment of the Carole Park site was a long-held plan for us, and our new facilities will ce- ment BEC as the leading provider of animal nutri- tion solutions to our cus- tomers in the ANZ-Pacific region,” Mr Antonio said.
“We are extensively using the latest in ‘load- cell’ technology which will provide significant weighing accuracy and processing time benefits – it’s quite unique for this part of the world,” Mr Fitzgerald said.
opportunity and flexibility to grow our business, and the total output of this new plant.”
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The grand opening night of the new BEC facility was well attended.
A few laughs were shared at the grand opening of the BEC facility.
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