Award-win­ning milk me­ter is cream of the crop

DEMM Engineering & Manufacturing - - FOOD -

Mil­len­nium Plas­tics was awarded the Supreme Award at the 2014 New Zealand Plas­tics In­dus­try De­sign Awards.

Mil­len­nium won the award for their con­tri­bu­tion to the de­sign and de­vel­op­ment of Waikato Milk­ing Sys­tems’ all new elec­tronic milk me­ter.

The milk me­ter showcases in­no­va­tive Kiwi de­sign through its abil­ity to pro­vide real-time data on milk pro­duc­tion and qual­ity, help­ing farms in­crease longterm prof­itabil­ity.

The gala event was hosted by Plas­tics New Zealand with prin­ci­pal spon­sor Com­pe­tenz. Spe­cial guest was Dr Mary Quin, CEO of Cal­laghan In­no­va­tion.

Gold awards were pre­sented in 13 of the award cat­e­gories. For more in­for­ma­tion on award win­ners see www.plas­

Tony Rutz, gen­eral man­ager, Mil­len­nium Plas­tics and (right) Jim Pharaoh, prod­uct de­sign man­ager, Waikato Milk­ing Sys­tems.

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