GP Graders News

GP Graders AirJet® Cherry Grader Set Record Production Throughput
Five years ago Tim Reid, of Reid Fruits (Tasmania, Australia) invested in his first electronic cherry grader, a 10 lane AirJet® grader.  When the time came to expand his business and upgrade machinery, Tim decided to install a new 6 lane AirJet® grader. With these two machines running side-by-side this season Tim has seen first hand the significant improvement in output capacity achievable with GP Graders’ latest technology.
Apples with Core Rot And Internal Browning Now Readily Identified
GP Graders Release Internal Apple Defect

MELBOURNE, Monday, 24 July 2017: Multi-award winning Melbourne-headquartered company, GP Graders have entered into a technology partnership with Ellips of Holland to revolutionise the ability for apple packers to identify apples with internal defects in order to meet the increasing supermarket demands which is crippling the industry.
2016 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame – Stuart Payne, Honour Roll
The Honour Roll is designed to recognise individuals who have made an ongoing contribution to the manufacturing sector in Victoria. In recognition with his role as the Director of GP Graders, Stuart Payne was inducted into the honour roll for the 2016 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame.
2016 Endeavour Awards Exporter of the Year – Winner
Australia’s manufacturing industry is highly dynamic with many unsung companies making valuable contributions to the country’s economic output through product innovation, employment and exports.

Now in its 13th year, the Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards celebrate and recognise the achievements of Australian manufacturers and inspire further innovation and success.
Rivermaid Scores Top Marks in Asia
Off season improvements and newly installed HD cameras on Rivermaid’s 40 lane AirJet® cherry grading line has been a huge success.

“The ability to identify and pull out small fresh cracks has ensured we deliver the quality packs our export markets demand; the pre-season work is paying off” says Patrick Archibeque CEO of Rivermaid Trading in Lodi CA.
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