September 2017

All the latest news on the food industry, updates & industry events.

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Customer News

Some new customer sites currently in development or recently live include:

Australia - Wodonga (Beef)

Established in 1965, Wodonga Abattoir is a leading export-focused multi-species meat processor, based in Northern Victoria, Australia. Wodonga Abattoir processes approximately 45,000 tonnes of meat per annum. Wodonga approached Emydex in 2016 …

Australia - EID / NLIS System (Sheep)

With the compulsory recording of individual sheep RFID ear tags now in operation in Victoria, Emydex Technology, a world leader in Traceability software systems, is well positioned to not only meet this new requirement, but also to add real value …

Ireland - Clogherhead Co-Op (Fish)

Clogherhead Fisherman’s Co-Op, is a leading Irish Seafood producer based in Co. Louth, on the East Coast of Ireland. This video describes how Clogherhead Co-Op use Emydex’s Production Management and Traceability software on their fleet of twelve trawlers …

Ireland - Nolan's Seafood (Fish)

HJ Nolan Ltd have been in business for 95 years, since 1912. The company sells premium seafood products worldwide, mainly smoked salmon, under the well-known ‘Nolans Seafoods’ brand. Today the company employs almost 300 people across its two Seafood processing facilities in Dublin, Ireland and Aberdeen in Scotland. …

Ireland - Rosderra (Pork)

Rosderra Irish Meats Group is the largest pork processing company in Ireland. The group processes over 1.5m pigs per annum across their two state-of-the-art processing facilities at Edenderry, Co. Offaly and Roscrea, Co. Tipperary…

Ireland - Rosie & Jim (Poultry)

Rosie and Jim produces a wide range of premium quality, ready-to-cook gluten free breaded and battered chicken products.  Rosie and Jim approached Emydex in 2016 with a view to implementing a factory-wide Production Control and Traceability Reporting IT system door-to-door …

Philippines - Meliomar (Tuna)

Meliomar Inc. is a Tuna processing and Export Company based in Manila, Philippines. It is a commercial partner of the Artsemar program for fisheries improvement run by Blueyou Consulting based in Switzerland. Meliomar approached Emydex with a view to implementing …

South Africa - Klein Karoo (Ostrich)

Established in 1985, Klein Karoo is the world’s largest Ostrich processor, producing 65% of all Ostrich related products found on international markets. Klein Karoo supplies Ostrich (Poultry) meat, including the famous ‘fan fillet’ to the local South African market …

UK- Dawn Meats Halesowen (Coldstore)

Dawn Meats are one of the largest suppliers of Irish and British Beef and Lamb in Europe. They supply premium quality beef and lamb products to over 40 countries worldwide. Since 2007, Emydex software has been Dawn’s system of choice for factory floor data capture …

New customer signings

Over the past 12 months, Emydex have signed up many new customer sites in Ireland, the UK, Australia, Canada and Southern Africa, bringing the total number of Emydex sites supported globally to over 100, spread across 13 countries.

Some further recent customer signings include:

Australia : Victoria Valley Meat Exports

Part of the CME Group, Victoria Valley Meat Exports is a new state of the art fully integrated beef processing plant in Victoria. Emydex’s beef slaughter kill line, including NLIS, Sequencer and Grading stations, as well as the Emydex Animal Payments module is soon to go live.

Canada - Donalds Fine Foods (Pork)

Donalds Fine Foods are a specialty meat processing and distribution company operating four Pork processing plants in  British Columbia, Western Canada. Emydex won contracts to supply their Packing & Processing software systems to the groups three pig primal processing plants.

Ireland - Golden Bake (Bakery)

Golden Bake have been producing quality puff pastry products since 1988 using their traditional French method. Golden Bake went live with Phase 1 of their Emydex system in July 2017 including Intake, Into-Production, and Warehouse Stock Management.

Ireland – Kildare Chilling (Beef & Lamb)

Kildare Chilling supply quality beef and lamb products, processing over 120,000 cattle and 500,000 lambs per annum. Emydex recently went live with their Animal Payments system for Kildare Chilling’s beef processing operations at the company’s HQ in Kildare, Co. Naas.

Product News

Quality Management System V5.0

Version 5.0 of Emydex’s Quality Management System (QMS) has undergone a major overhaul over the past 12 months, with significant input from some of Emydex’s largest multi-site beef, lamb, pork and seafood processors operating in Ireland, the UK, Africa and Australia. …

Yields & Costings

The food industry is no different than any other complex manufacturing business whose goal is to make a profit. Are you pricing your products to make a profit? Are you producing products at the cost you budgeted? Are you contributing to overhead and profit levels to meet  …

Partner News

South Africa - Partnership

Emydex are pleased to announce details of an exclusive partnership agreement with Summit Process Solutions (SPS), based in Johannesburg, South Africa. SPS integrates factory floor Industrial hardware including weighing, labelling, inspection, processing, data capture …

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Event News

Agribusiness Awards

Emydex are Platinum sponsors of the Agribusiness Awards 2017, for the 3rd year in a row. The awards which take place on Wednesday, 9th of November at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin, celebrate the great achievements in the sector over the previous 12 months.

Emydex in the Press

Irish agri firms move into African Market

The good news is that, despite the weak value of the South African rand, European exports can compete on price. Irish companies active in the market include farm-machinery producers Keenan and McHale and food-processing software provider Emydex Technology …

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Electronic tags spark change in Australia

A five-year plan to ensure sheep and goats in Victoria, Australia, can be identified with an electronic tag has started the first phase of its transition to a modern traceability system. One company, headquartered over 10,000 miles away in Dublin…

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