A clean, sustainable FoodTech offer for food and dairy production, FlexLink improve automation and line efficiency within food manufacturing.

With almost 40 years’ experience in automation, we work closely with our customers using a toolbox of products and services, including full line design, conveyor equipment, line balancing and controls, and end-of-line solutions.

FoodTech is found in the intersection between food and technology. Together with our customers we provide applications that improve food production.

Tax Efficient Investments

Oxford Technology has specialised in investing in high risk/high reward investments in science start-ups in Oxford for 30 years.  The new SEIS scheme transforms the return for investors in the fund.  Apart from the 50% up front tax relief and further tax relief on investments that fail, all gains are tax free and investments are outside inheritance tax after two years.

Human Factors in Health and Safety

A better understanding of human factors – how the people, the job and the organisation interact as a whole – can help drive safety standards and business performance. The Human Factors in Health and Safety training programme examines the core human factors issues in the process industries and how to manage them effectively.

Tamper Technologies

Counterfeits are not just for Christmas!  Think about it. We all buy goods throughout the year from trusted suppliers. Believing that we are receiving the genuine goods. However, many brands from Nike, Dyson, Apple, Calvin Klein and Superdry are suffering from counterfeiters diverting and replacing their goods and this unfortunately increases at Christmas time.

Go for Zero: Prevent slips, trips and falls with reliable identification solutions

Slips, trips and falls can result both in fatal and non-fatal workplace accidents and they are one of the most frequently occurring accident types. 36% of EU companies acknowledge an increased risk of slips, trips and falls in their workplace according to EU-OSHA. To decrease the risk, Brady proposes a number of reliable and highly visible safety identification solutions.


Established in 1958 and home to the award-winning Dorset Clotted Cream, BV Dairy is one of the most highly respected suppliers of specialist dairy products in the South West of England.  In 2016, after being awarded a long-term contract to supply cultured milk drinks and drinking yogurts, they made a multimillion-pound investment in a new bottling line.  Initially capacity was four million units a year, however, with a view to the future, BV Dairy commissioned equipment that would allow production of sixteen million units per annum.

Davall Stock Gears offers stainless steel gear boxes

Davall Stock Gears introduces mooth,full stainless steel housing gear boxes,designed for the harshest of environmental applications.The gearboxes ar eideally suited for food or drink preparation sites.


Lubricant specialist ROCOL is making it easier for customers to source industrial lubricants with the launch of a new website.

Summit Systems Acquires New Temperature Control Division

Summit Systems, leaders in the plastic automation sector, are delighted to announce the purchase of ‘Total Process Cooling Ltd, a specialist in chilled water and process cooling.


Reducing down-time is always a challenge for any business in the Powder Handling industry. Whether it’s to clean your machine or to maintain it, there’s no other way of looking at it – stopping production costs money!

Trantec’s Metering Feeders offer optional quick-release, easy-clean features for rapid dis-assembly and re-assembly of your machine. Our metering feeders, or screw feeders are suited to all industries, particularly Food and Pharmaceutical, as down-time is kept to a minimum when cleaning between batches, essential for avoiding cross-contamination.