Food Processing

Unparalleled expertise and service for the food processing industry

How We Help

Food manufacturing facilities rely heavily on equipment that can handle a high demand of production with little to no faults or breakage. Any down time becomes costly to production, and manufacturers are often looking for ways to improve their products and processes in the most cost-efficient manner.

At Alternative Engineering, our experience and expertise within the food manufacturing and processing industry enable us to provide professional engineering solutions. We can design and manufacture components for your production line that will make your production more efficient, are quick to change over and require little maintenance.

Your Benefits

  • Accurate design and measurement
  • Digital onsite measurement
  • Engineering expertise
  • Fast supply of spare parts
  • Improved production efficiencies
  • Industry experience
  • Onsite consultation
  • Performance improvements
  • Quick turn around
  • Reduced OH&S issues
  • Reverse engineering

Case Study

Nestle Case Study

As a leading food and beverage production company, Nestle is committed to seeking innovations that not only improve their products and processes, but also eliminate risks on the health and safety of their employees. Find out how Alternative Engineering helped solve an issue with a routine maintenance task, which resulted in a nomination as a finalist in Nestle Oceania’s award for Engineering Innovation.

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Our Clientele

  • Allied Mills
    Aussie Growers
    Boundary Bend Olives
    Colonial Farm
    Davies Bakery
  • Edlyn
    General Mills
    Golden Circle
    Goodman Fielder
    Grain Corp
    Harvey Fresh
    John West
    Loveem Ingham
    Manildra Group
  • Mars
    Murray Goulburn
    National Foods
    Northern Poultry Cluster Ltd
    Patties Foods
  • Sakata
    Select Harvests
    Snow Brand
    Sugar Australia
    Tip Top's the One
    Top Cut
    Weston Milling

Product Examples

Machine Guarding

Alternative Engineering knows there is nothing more important than the safety of your workers. We manufacture machine guarding to meet customer specifications and OH&S Standards. Our reliable and professional engineers will guarantee your production process is completely safe from any OH&S issues.

It is crucial for all your machine guarding equipment to meet current industry standards of the highest Occupational Health and Safety guidelines. Alternative Engineering can design and manufacture machine guarding to suit all types of equipment.

OEM Replacement

Sourcing OEM equipment from the original suppliers can present a range of challenges. Parts supplied from offshore can be a more expensive option as it not only takes longer to manufacturer and to ship, but can halt production. A longer wait for parts means lost production time due to equipment failure meaning a loss in revenue for you. Reliance on external engineering companies for the reliable supply and production of change parts is an important part of contingency planning.

 Alternative engineering are to design and engineer replacement to customer specifications to reverse engineer from existing equipment.

Custom Equipment

Alternative Engineering is dedicated to providing the highest quality standards and reliability in all of the products we manufacture. With the benefit of our onsite engineers we are able to custom design and engineer equipment to suit our customers’ requirements.   

Alternative Engineering will assist in all areas from initial concept through to design and production of your custom equipment. With the help of our engineers and expert craftsmen we can manufacture equipment to suit any production line or issue within your production. Whether this be the possibility of increasing production rates, reducing change over times, reducing faults and breakages, reducing product waste or increasing your sites OH&S requirements.