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STM visits EQM

STM export sales manager Giovanni Cervi had a whistle-stop visit to Hastings recently to show us the latest in technological advancements as well as meet...

Bakery is in Tip Top shape

One of New Zealand’s largest bakeries is installing some new EQM Rotary tables that have been tailored for their specific needs. The company had scheduled in...

Packhouse investment gets quick payback

One of Hawke’s Bay’s largest packhouse operations has installed a conveyor that has paid back its investment in super quick time. The 30-metre carton conveyor has...

Rosy outlook for flower importer

It’s all rosy for a large flower importer thanks to EQM creating a faster and more efficient system to automate the binding of bunches of...

Robot visits EQM

They say men can’t multi-task but Sawyer the Robot certainly can. EQM was part of a national roadshow of Sawyer, a 20kg robot that is...

A weighty problem resolved

A fruit production line has had a modern makeover that is resolved a weighty problem. The packing line used for a wide range of fruit –...

Show us in action at your site

EQM provide a wide range of equipment for food facilities and other industry sectors in 2016. The best way to show you and any future customers  what...

Shiny, strong & successful

Stainless Steel gear drives are the optimum performer in food facilities throughout New Zealand. Stainless is a star performer and will never let you down. At the...

Running hot with rotary tables

One of our hottest and most diverse products in 2016 has been Rotary Tables. As productivity has increased in many food facilities in New Zealand so...

Foodtech Packtech a huge success

The Foodtech Packtech Expo held in Auckland recently was a hugely successful industry exhibition for EQM. This was our second time as an exhibitor and we...

Net Bagging system now in stock

EQM is now an agent for the DISYPACK net bagging machines and bag netting. The net bagging is used for fruit and vegetable products such as...

No need to Check and check again

The days of inaccurate packing are over with the advent of continuous check weighing technology that helps meet strict retailer and consumer expectations. We are seeing...

EQM welcomes two new staff

EQM is thrilled to welcome two new staff members that will be working hard to ensure we provide the highest level of customer service possible. Mariska...

The right mix found for stirrer

Innovation is at the forefront of EQM and we get really excited when a client comes to us with a problem that is making them...

Rain fails to dampen spirits

Heavy rain didn’t deter the horticultural sector coming together for the 2016 The National Horticultural Field Day held in Hastings recently. Over 2000 people from within...

Red means super fast

Getting STM products such as gearboxes and motors to you is now a lot faster and easier thanks to a new ordering system STM has...

Horticulture leads way in export success

The horticulture sector is the star of New Zealand Primary Industry and ongoing growth is predicted by the Ministry for Primary Industry (MPI) and is...

Upcoming Industry Events

There are some key food industry events being held over the next few months. EQM will be attending most of these, either as an exhibitor...

Pipfruit sector is sky-rocketing

The New Zealand pipfruit sector is riding a wave of success and the current season is up 4 percent on last year and is expected...

STM introducing new couplings for UMI Series 

The new pin elastic coupling is now available on UMI worm gearboxes, which has a number of performance related advantages. The coupling reduces heat transmission through the motor...

Water Jacket – a cool looking add-on

Are you looking to replace gear drives because the current one gets too hot? It’s worth considering the ABI stainless steel gear drive options that can...

Food producers get moving with EQM

  Many of New Zealand’s leading food companies use EQM Industrial as their “go to” equipment firm for conveyors, rotary tables, gear drives, labelling machines and...

Food Trends 2016

As we come to the end of the year and start to look to 2016 and beyond, it is always worthwhile to look at what...

Strawberry fields are forever

Christmas and summer are synonymous with Strawberries and for a large strawberry company, the packing process has just been made much easier in their words...

Rotary tables role reversed

The use of a rotary table has been reversed with the latest innovation from EQM. Rotary tables are well known for their ability to speed up...

Bristling clean fruit and vegetables

Clean and ready to eat is the verdict of the upgraded brushes used to clean fruit and vegetables for a produce grower based in Hawke’s...

Milking stops for nothing

Backing gates in dairy operations are an everyday vital tool for milk production. At 5 am on a cold winter morning, the last thing a...

Multiple conveyors elevates production

What started out as designing one conveyor line solution for a food producer, led to a new conveyor system with several conveyors of various types...

New conveyor for beverages

EQM has designed a new conveyor for the moving of beverages and bottles. EQM’s Anthony Bloxham says the chain belt conveyor, named T-Track conveyor is also...

Sticky problem gets sweet outcome

Nothing is sweeter than coming up with the right solution to a sticky problem and that’s just what EQM has done with a conveyor system...

Food Safety is a top priority

There has been a few food product recalls of late published in media as well as the settling of a high profile food contamination case. A...

Tight space is no longer a problem

Operating a milk powder bag filling system in a tight confined space is now a lot easier following the installation of high quality Axis stainless...

On track with N-Track

To meet the ever-present and evolving food hygiene standards EQM has developed a new conveyor system called the N-Track Hygenie Series. EQM’s Anthony Bloxham says the...

Another great resource from EQM

When it comes to tools and EQM, you usually think of physical objects such as tools and equipment that will optimize your performance. Well we’ve got...

Labelling a hot topic at conference

EQM was on show at the Summerfruit New Zealand conference in Napier recently. The decision of what to display was perfect as branded fruit was a...

Bark gets sorted with EQM

Pictured - the new conveyor system that sorts bark driven by an STM OMP Series Helical bevel shaft mounted gear drive                A landscape supply business...

Reliability wins the day for chicken plucker

Pluck… pluck…pluck! Chicken processing plants around New Zealand are plucking more chickens without worrying about downtime from breakdowns to motors and gearboxes. We wrote about...

All sweet with stainless

It is all sweet at a leading confectionery company, as it reaps the benefits of switching some of its gearboxes and motors to stainless steel. The...

New website goes live!

After many months of developing our new website, it’s now live and is already getting plenty of great feedback. Our brief for the website was to...

Food facility blasts off with EQM gearboxes

A new food facility has blasted off in Hawke’s Bay. The Rockit food facility was officially opened by the Minister for Economic Development the Hon. Steven Joyce...

Sawdust stays put!

Sawdust can be a tricky product to move, especially when it’s being transported on a conveyor from outside to inside. EQM has made the movement of...

Christmas arrives in Fiji

Just prior to Christmas we were asked to ensure the delivery of eight ABI Stainless Steel gearboxes for a fish plant in Fiji. Our brief from...

Tagging – the EQM way

EQM is extending an added value service to all is customers that helps speed up the installation of replacement equipment. EQM’s Tim Bloxham says an equipment...

It’s the know-how that counts

EQM don’t just have the right equipment to optimize your food production process, they have the know-how to put together and design the best solution. A...

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EQM showcases its widest food equipment range ever

EQM showcased its ever-growing equipment product range for the food industry at Foodtech Packtech recently. After visiting the show previously and displaying equipment on a client’s...

Chaff Issue sorted
Chaff issue sorted

A conveyor system has sorted the wheat from the chaff! A chaff producer was using the more manual way of a shovel but was experiencing plenty...

A stainless makeover for small goods manufacturer

A small goods company has had a super stainless makeover, which has eliminated the risk of contamination and significantly enhanced performance. The company switched to stainless...

The real deal!

Further proof that plastic isn’t fantastic and steel is the real deal! EQM has recently supplied to a large dairy company a new internal drive drum...

A saucy situation has a silver lining

A large tomato packing company was up and running a lot quicker than it expected thanks to EQM Industrial. A machinery supplier to this packing company...

Super-sized replacement for old gear drive

One of New Zealand’s largest apple packing companies has super-charged it’s apple sizing/grading equipment with a drive upgrade. This apple packhouse had relied on one hard...

NZ fruit icon goes global

A Thames fruit grower, The Feijoa Company, is now sharing its Feijoas with the world. It’s been reported that Feijoas are a fruit we most look...

Ready, Aim, Fire

EQM isn’t only about providing optimum performance of equipment to the food sector, as this story proves. While at the Manufacturing Engineering Conference in Rotorua late...

Feather plucker gets stainless makeover

Feather plucking is a messy job, but someone’s got to do it! A large chicken processor is undertaking an equipment replacement programme. Plucking machines have a lot...

Brand adds value to Peacharine

It’s a peach, but like no other peach. It’s a peacharine that an orchard nestled in the Taihape district has developed it’s own brand for....

Space proves no barrier to conveyor

Lacking space was no barrier to installing a Pallet Roller Conveyor at a packaging plant. EQM was asked to resolve a challenge with a refit at...

Leading fruit packer gets triple treat

One of New Zealand’s largest fruit packing operations has had a triple whammy of benefits from using Challenge Triple Seal Bearings. Crasborns in Hawke’s Bay was...

Swift action helps fix chain of events

EQM’s swift action in providing the vital link to ensuring the smooth operation of a conveyor has put smiles on the faces of staff at...

Tailored crate filler stacks up

EQM often gets asked to develop innovative equipment solutions tailored to do a specific job. One request came from a packhouse manager who was looking for...

Make mine a triple thanks!

A single, double or a triple - what's better? Well in the instance of bearings, you can't go past the Challenge Triple Seal Bearing. There are many...

Rapid response earns praise

In previous newsletters we’ve highlighted the importance of maintenance and making sure your equipment is working at optimal performance or if disaster strikes and there...

DIX makes a real label difference

A strawberry grower is reaping the rewards of having Dix Automatic Self-Adhesive Punnet Label Applicators supplied and installed by Hawke’s Bay equipment supply company, EQM...

Stainless proves its worth yet again

Our recent feature on the benefits of Stainless Steel has been proven! EQM’s Tim Bloxham recently visited a meat plant to demonstrate the benefits of stainless...

Heed these wise words………

A word of warning – this story is very important and if you don’t heed the warning you just might find yourself in a similar...

Rotary Tables keep moving

When it comes to optimising your packing production line make sure you consider using a rotary table – it’s a decision you’ll never regret.What’s more...

Inverters go wireless

EQM has added another exciting new product that was featured at one of the world’s largest international tradeshows. EQM’s Anthony Bloxham attended the Motion Drive &...

A STONKA great coffee roaster!

Do you have a gearbox that can help roast coffee beans? Well that was probably the question EQM staff were considering when they called upon Nigel. EQM...

Expertise on hand at EQM

EQM has been supplying optimal equipment to the food industry for many years and over this time has developed a wealth of expertise. This expertise and...

Stealth like performance from Stainless

When it comes to quality and performance of motors you can’t go past stainless. It’s not the pretty stainless steel motors that look good on the...

The right gearbox keeps you in gear

When it comes to selecting the right gearbox, it’s important to eliminate the guesswork. If you guess what’s the best and it doesn’t give optimal performance,...

AT EQM we’ve got you covered

With the harvest season well underway, we’ve got you covered! The Dix Hand Labeller is the perfect tool to help you brand your fruit and produce. The...

UMI saves on maintenance

STM’s UMI range of gear boxes has been developed to cut down on maintenance and therefore minimises production downtime. The UMI range is relatively new, at...

Fans start blowing for summer

Summer is here and that means hot weather and in some instances – depending on where you’re based uncomfortable humidity. Hot weather also means dryer conditions...

STM Z Series – a silent performer

The Z and ZL STM Series offers one of the widest range of bevel right angle gearboxes. The more complicated a conveyor system or production line...

When style meets optimum effectiveness

When it comes to style you can’t beat stainless. The ABI Stainless Steel Gear motors are top of the line and are well suited for the...

Flexing its muscles
Flexing its muscles

EQM is offering a new coupling product that will keep coupling failures to a minimum. The Atra-Flex range makes change-out of coupling elements incredibly fast with...

RMI Series shows its class

The STM RMI Series of gear boxes continue to stand the test of time. These worm gearboxes have been about for over 20 years and remain...

Tranzband conveyor hits the right notes

The modular design of a Tranzband carton conveyor system  will address your most demanding situations - be it transferring cartons at right angles, indexing cartons,...

Crate Filler – simple yet effective!

The new crate fillers also mean a more accurate weight is recorded, saving money. “Before the boxes had to go elsewhere to be weighed, the...

Rapt with performance & reliability

Silvan Orchard and Packhouse manager Teresa Lines installed Dix High Speed Automatic Fruit Labellers from EQM Industrial three seasons ago and couldn't be happier with their performance. The packhouse has two banks...

Conveyors last the test of time

EQM’s C-Channel Belt Conveyors have been adapted for many uses over the last decade. This belt conveyor is based on a tried and tested but simple...

Bearing well 125 years on

EQM is a stockist of the well-known bearing brand – Dodge Bearings. Dodge bearings are well reputed for their long lasting feats. This is due to...

EQM diverts saucy disaster

Production of the nation’s most popular tomato sauce came to a screaming halt recently when a special planetary servo gearbox broke down at the Heinz...

Labels cometh the product

DIX Punnet Labellers - A fast, efficient, automatic label solution that makes the right mark. Automatic punnet labellers have a vast array of benefits, but above...

EQM launches POGGI Coupling range

EQM continues to add new products to its already vast product range. The latest addition is the POGGI Shaft Coupling. POGGI is an Italian company that...

The Power to move

DAGU DC Power Transmission products have recently been introduced by EQM into New Zealand. DAGU manufacture a full range of permanent magnet low voltage DC motors...

Rod Ends Galore

EQM now has in stock a wide range of quality Aurora Rod Ends. Rod Ends are used for linkages, stabilising arms and automated movement across a...

Controlling Motor Speed

Do you need to precisely control the speed of your conveyors, pumps or mixers? EQM has the TECO range of Speed Controllers, to regulate exact performance...

EQM features in Deals on Wheels

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]EQM was put to the test in a recent issue of Deals on Wheels magazine. We were involved in finding a solution to complete a great...

Complete Rollers
Maintenance time

The end of a season is the perfect time to do a bit of essential maintenance on production lines, especially with the important role conveyors...

Small gearbox packs a lot of punch

Do you have a slow moving conveyor system in a small space? If so STM’s SM Series Gearbox might be just what you’re looking for. The SM...

Upgrade ups production by 30%

A packhouse underwent a significant upgrade, but space and time were limiting factors and the team at EQM was able to quickly come up with solutions specifically tailored to this packhouse to overcome...