|9:00 am||Pick-up from Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre|
|09:30 am||Barenbrug Processing and Distribution Centre, featuring Seed Coating Line|
|12:00 pm||Lunch at the Bicycle Thief|
|2:00 pm||Travel back to Christchurch|
|2:30 pm||Arrive at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre|
Barenbrug New Zealand’s Processing and Distribution Centre at Rolleston is an integral part of the business, where around 80% of their seed passes through. It is a world-class facility which allows for various types of seed treatment, seed mixing, bagging and distribution, with the capacity to store over 3500t of seed. The Barenbrug team look for continuous improvement in quality and service, and part of this improvement is the new seed coating line commissioned by GRAINTECH in January 2023.
Australian-owned and operated, GRAINTECH are committed to advancing the seed, feed and food industries through innovative technologies. They are at the forefront: providing specialist turnkey manufacturing equipment.
GRAINTECH have enabled and empowered Barenbrug to produce more efficiently and sustainably by providing a complete turnkey solution from engineering design, project management, equipment supply, electrical and pneumatic automation, commissioning and operator training. Every aspect of this plant is designed and manufactured by GRAINTECH.
Lunch at The Bicycle Thief, built in 1875, a quaint Italian restaurant located in picturesque Tai Tapu set amongst quiet roads and beautiful fields. Dine on traditional Italian products and recipes paired with beautiful fresh New Zealand-grown produce.
Together, Barenbrug and GRAINTECH are creating tomorrow’s technology for today. Join us in touring Barenbrug’s impressive facility and have the opportunity to speak with GRAINTECH’s managing director – Nick Smith, operations director – Charles Smith, and international sales manager – Rajiv Iyer.