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The National Council of Wool Selling Brokers (NCWSBA) are seeking nominations for their Annual Wool Broker Award. The Award recognises and rewards excellence in client servicing, auctioneering and innovation by a wool broker working for a NCWSBA member. Broker staff who have been working in any role in the wool broking industry for 10 years or less are eligible to apply. Nominations close on 18th July 2014.
South Australian based manufacturers of wool handling equipment O’Connor Wooltech have adopted a new method of manufacturing that reduces the time taken to build a core machine. Wooltech have incorporated new design features that improve core line productivity and operator safety. New finance and rental options are also available for purchasers.
The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for May 2014 compared with the same period last season are -3.0%, -2.9% and -2.5% respectively.
Revolutionary Australian technology that can guarantee the comfort of wool to the consumer will go on sale to the world at a major global textile and manufacturing showcase in Shanghai this week.
The devices are on demonstration at the ITMA Asia event in Shanghai from 16 - 20 June 2014 at stand E5-H17.
Blue-sky research aimed at guaranteeing the comfort of wool to the consumer is now a commercial reality, with the Australian Wool Testing Authority (AWTA) today launching the Wool ComfortMeter and Wool HandleMeter.