Meet our Sponsors

AORA would like to acknowledge the following organisations for their support of the 2019 Annual Conference:

BASF

AORA PLATINUM PLUS SPONSOR

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future – and have been doing so for 150 years.

As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society.

ecovio® is a high-quality and versatile bioplastic from BASF. The primary advantages: It is certified compostable globally and biobased.

The main areas of use for ecovio® are plastic films such as organic waste bags, fruit and vegetable bags, carrier bags with dual-use (first for shopping, then for organic waste) or agricultural films. Furthermore, compostable packaging solutions such as paper-coating, shrink and cling films, foam packaging as well as injection molding and thermoformed products can be produced with ecovio®.

The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of more than €60 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS)

www.bioplastics.basf.com / www.ecovio.com

 

ELB EQUIPMENT

AORA PLATINUM SPONSOR
CONFERENCE NETWORKING FUNCTION SPONSOR

ELB Equipment is a premier service provider, supplying and servicing European and American-made waste recycling equipment. We take pride in providing a world-class customer service experience that extends beyond the sale; We’re your partner throughout the equipment life-cycle.

Located strategically throughout Australia & New Zealand, with service technicians available 24/7.

www.elbquip.com

 

HITACHI

AORA GOLD SPONSOR
CONFERENCE DINNER SPONSOR

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty. Ltd. (HCA) is a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (Japan) established in 1949, and a leading global manufacturer of Hitachi branded mining and construction equipment. We are part of the global and diversified Hitachi Group, one of the world’s largest companies and a leading researcher and manufacturer of new technologies across a diverse range of industries.

HCA is the exclusive distributor of Hitachi and Bell products in Australia. Committed to delivering machinery sales and support to Australian customers across the mining, construction, quarry, material handling and waste / recycling industries through a wholly-owned national branch network.

Positioned within a global network allows HCA unique access to vast resources and advanced technologies unrivalled within the industry. Hitachi is committed to a more sustainable society that results in the design and manufacture of more environmentally-conscious products and facilities.

As part of an extensive global network and with 24 wholly-owned locations throughout Australia, HCA is in a strong position to meet customer needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

www.hitachicm.com.au

 

FOCUS enviro

AORA SILVER SPONSOR
DEMONSTRATION DAY SPONSOR

FOCUS enviro is a specialist provider of environmental equipment for the organics recycling industry. They offer lower-cost tailored solutions, from single equipment supply to complete integrated systems. Selected technologies include Shredders, Trommel screens, Air separators, Turners, Flip-flow screens, mulch colouring and FOGO systems to create and maximise value in organic recycling.

www.FOCUSenviro.com.au

 

Australasian Bioplastics Association

AORA SILVER SPONSOR

The Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA) is the peak industry body for manufacturers, converters and distributors of bioplastic products and materials throughout Australia and New Zealand. The ABA administers a voluntary verification scheme, for companies or individuals wishing to have their claims of compliance with Australian Standard 4736-2006, and Australian Standard AS 5810-2010. These Standards relate to “Biodegradable Plastics” suitable for microbial treatment and are intended to cover the end of life of the materials, such as industrial (commercial) composting and anaerobic digestion, (AS 4736) and home composting, (AS 5810).

www.bioplastics.org.au

 

C-WISE

AORA SILVER SPONSOR

C-Wise is a Western Australian owned company whose primary business is to improve soil health and productivity through the reuse of carbon. Our passion is the development of sustainable practices to achieve optimal soil performance for communities and industry. C-Wise fully embraces the economic, environmental and social responsibilities of sustainability.

www.cwise.com.au

 

Environmental Analysis Laboratory

AORA SILVER SPONSOR

EAL – the Environmental Analysis Laboratory – Southern Cross University, is an innovative research, teaching and commercial laboratory offering cutting-edge, quality assured competitive services nationally and internationally. Specialising in water, plant tissue, compost and soil testing, EAL provides comprehensive analysis to meet compliance guidelines, to Australian Standards, for composts and landscape soils.

www.scu.edu.au/eal

 

JDM Australia

AORA SILVER SPONSOR

Doppstadt is a worldwide leading partner in the field of environmental technology. We make an important contribution to the protection of the environment in more than 40 countries through our technology and equipment. We produce recycling machines and plants, mobile and stationary for processing of various materials such as waste wood, garbage, industrial waste, biowaste, excavated earth and green waste. We are represented in Australia and New Zealand by our partners JDM Aust Pty Ltd, who provide full representation, support and services to our products.

www.jdmaust.net.au

 

SESL Australia

AORA SILVER SPONSOR

NATA accredited and ASPAC certified laboratory. Founded in 1984 with offices around the country.

We analyse, review and consult. More than just the numbers.

www.sesl.com.au

 

SUEZ

AORA SILVER SPONSOR

SUEZ makes the best use of water and waste by providing smart and reliable resource management solutions for towns, cities, businesses and industry. We’re also the country’s largest processor of urban generated food and garden organics, producing around 250,000 tonnes of high quality compost each year.

www.suez.com.au

 

WTT Australia

AORA SILVER SPONSOR

One-stop-shop is WTT’s expertise. We deliver turnkey installations including full odour abatement.

Successfully combining the latest mechanical and biological techniques in turn-key projects gives us a unique position in the market. Our facilities vary from sorting stations for domestic and industrial waste to complete installations for recovering reusable materials in combination with biological processes.

With offices in The Netherlands, Australia, Canada and China we are able to offer our clients a comprehensive range of services using leading technologies and products.

www.wttaustralia.com.au

 

AGSIGHT

CONFERENCE LANYARDS SPONSOR

AgSight supports the Australian Compost Industry.

We market the SOLVITA™ Compost Maturity Test which improves the composting process, reduces costs and helps produce a compost that is fit-for-purpose.

AgSight works with scientists and industry to measure the benefits of compost to soil microbial activity and labile carbon and plant growth.

www.agsight.com.au