Critical Success Factors for Sugar Manufacturing

Sugar producers worldwide trust Sugar Research Institute (SRI) for expert advice

Increase efficiency

Improving sugar factory production processes

Operational efficiency

SRI delivers short and long term strategies to minimise the resources used to manufacture sugar.

Increase productivity

Identifying effective operational and plant outcomes

Factory productivity

SRI identifies and analyses equipment and process ‘pinch points ‘ that constrain factory capacity.

Increase recovery

Maximising sucrose extraction and retention

Sugar recovery

SRI applies cost effective techniques to maximise sugar retention during processing.

Australia’s Sugar Research Institute (SRI) offers global expertise in sugar milling and refining technology. We draw upon 66 years of sugar-specific experience to solve the technical and operational issues of cane sugar processing.

SRI’s understanding of the science of sugar processing helps sugar mills and refineries worldwide to maximise sugar recovery, and to deliver best practice in process efficiency and plant design.

Established in 1949, SRI operates on a “not-for-profit” basis and is owned and supported by Australia’s sugar milling industry.  Our focus is to offer our clients and owners a competitive advantage based on technical and operational excellence.  This excellence arises from our unmatched understanding and application of the science of sugar processing.

SRI’s wide range of defined and bespoke consulting, advisory and analytical services provide sugar clients worldwide with specialised advice, whether for an existing factory, a new factory or an investment analysis.
SRI’s major equipment designs solve real operational issues with sugar processing technologies. SRI’s designs are based on extensive scientific research, field testing and continuous improvement programs.
SRI’s range of instrumentation, automation and software products improve sugar output, reduce sugar losses and minimise production costs.
SRI’s high quality specialist sugar industry training services provide underpinning knowledge to factory operators, supervisors and managers for improving mill performance and operational efficiency.

MSF Sugar to build $75M power station at Tableland Mill

MSF Sugar has announced plans to build a $75M green power station from May 2017 at its Tableland Sugar Mill located in Far North Queensland, Australia. The power station will use a 100 per cent renewable sugar [...]

Accessing Asia’s sugar hungry market

Improvements to productivity and market access will need to be the focus of sugar exporters that compete in the increasingly sugar hungry Asian market, according to a new report by agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank. The [...]

New SRI Sugar Tutorials website for mill training

Training videos and support material for operators and mill staff are featured in a new SRI Sugar Tutorials website to develop and build an understanding of the concepts and processes of operating plant in a [...]