The year that was: twenty-fifteen 

04 January 2016

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What a massive year 2015 was for Wiley.

We’ve loved being able to share with you our industry knowledge, world experience, meaningful connections and shared successes with our clients every step of the way.

Here is a list of our top 5 articles for the year in case you’ve missed them:

1. Wiley secures contract to expand and upgrade GrainCorp Foods’ processing facility in Victoria

GrainCorp-and-Wiley-photo-2-e1424070870394Wiley, has secured a new deal to upgrade GrainCorp Foods’ existing operations in West Footscray, Victoria, to deliver a world-class processing plant featuring extra capability including retail spreads, bakery fats, and shortenings. The project is part of a wider initiative by GrainCorp Oils to integrate its edible oils and spreads manufacturing operations, which will increase its overall competitiveness and reduce carbon emissions by around 25,000 tonnes per year. Read me now.

 

 

2Innovation in the Australian food industry. A blueprint for the future. 

Innovation in the Australian Food industry captureAs part of an ongoing collaboration, Wiley and the University of Southern Queensland have recently worked together to lay out a blueprint for the future of innovation in the Australian Food Industry.  The result? 50 insights relating to what innovations the food industry can expect, when they can be expected and who will be affected.   Read me now.

 

 

3. Avoid building a new old facility 

whitepaper-SC-oldnew-facility-001With the profitability of the food industry quickly dissipating it is high time we turn our attention to what is driving this fall and how we can work to improve profitability. The task is clear. The factory of the future must be competitive on a world standard; our labour will always be expensive, so we must seek ways to minimise these costs using technology and improving the productivity of remaining labour positions.  Read me now.

 

 

4. Wiley tops off Queensland’s iconic billion dollar trading area with roof upgrade and extension  

BML_PR-1024x570Brisbane Markets Limited (BML) recently awarded Wiley the contract to design and build stage two of the project comprising a $3.7 million roof extension covering 2,500m2.

This follows Wiley’s work on stage one involving a $6.3 million roof upgrade covering 8,000m2, which is on schedule for completion in April this year. Read me now.

 

5. Wiley and Huon Aquaculture celebrate successful partnership to open $12 million salmon processing facility in Tasmania 

Huon AquacultureHuon Aquaculture officially opened its new Smokehouse and Product Innovation Centre in Parramatta Creek, comprised of a 2,500m2 value-added salmon processing facility and a 750m2 administration facility.

Huon and Wiley celebrated the new facility involving a revamp and extension of Huon’s existing Parramatta Creek operation, now twice as large as its original footprint. Read me now.

 

Thanks for joining us on the 2015 chapter of the Wiley story. Looking forward to another jam-packed year in 2016.