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About Sugar Research Institute (SRI)

Australia’s Sugar Research Institute (SRI) offers global expertise in sugar milling and refining technology. We draw upon 68 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 commercial services include:

  • Consulting
    SRI offers a wide range of defined and bespoke consulting, advisory and analytical services.
  • Designs
    SRI’s major equipment designs are regarded worldwide as leaders in their class. Each is based on scientific design, extensive field testing, and continuous improvement programmes.
  • Products
    SRI offers a range of instrumentation and software products that address requirements specific to the sugar industry.
  • Training
    SRI’s training offerings extend to operational and supervisory staff, and are offered on-demand around the world.

Phone: +61 (7) 5414 2500
Fax: +61 (7) 5414 2595

Postal address:

Sugar Research Institute
PO Box 15758
City East, Queensland 4002 Australia

SRI Business Office:

Sugar Research Institute
USC Innovation Centre, 90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556 Australia

SRI Global Affiliates, Specialist Partners and Resellers

SRI’s global commercial consulting projects, accounts and administration are managed in Australia from our head office at the Innovation Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast.

SRI’s Business Office Team works collaboratively with sugar research experts including engineers, scientists and chemists along with a network of global affiliates, specialist partners and resellers.

Our network of global affiliates, specialist partners and resellers specify and deliver SRI’s range of designs, instrumentation products and access to specialist consulting services to international clients.

Our partners provide a range of services for the sugar producers including project management, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, equipment distribution and installation.

At SRI, our Conditions of Sale have been created to cover all our products and services offered in Australia and overseas. These are part of every Proposal and project we deliver. However, SRI will negotiate alterations and additions that better reflect the realities of the diverse work we do. We also advise that in the event of a conflict between an official SRI Proposal and these Conditions of Sale, the terms of the Proposal take precedence.

Download SRI Conditions of Sale February 2017

SRI is a not-for-profit organisation and operates under purview of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. In accordance with ACNC’s “Governance standard 1: Not-for-profit and working towards charitable purpose”, we provide the following extract of our Memorandum of Association. This extract details SRI’s charitable purpose and what we do to fulfil that purpose.

Download SRL Memorandum of Association (Extract) – May 1995

Sugar Research Limited’s listing on ACNC website

SRI does not have any positions vacant at this time.

SRI’s privacy policy and disclaimer relates to how SRI respects your privacy including personal information and security.