The Morrinsville-Thames Valley Cooperative Dairy Company (Later Waikato Valley Cooperative Dairies)

    • Preparation of tenders for New Zealand Dairy Board product proposals (MiniPats, “Mini Swindon”, Cartonless Butter)
    • Implementation of automatic palletiser system, Butter Factory
    • Investigation of cartonless butter proposal. Investigation of increased cream processing (to 45,000 tonnes butter per year)
    • Evaluation of the combined balance sheets of MTV and Waikato CDC
    • Preparation of MTV Strategic Plan
    • Evaluation and monitoring of NZDB Standard Cost Models
    • Liaison with New Zealand Dairy Board Cost Engineering Unit
    • Liaison with New Zealand Dairy Board Technical Services and Dairy Research Institute
    • Preparation of a database system for the butter factory
    • Economic analysis of tanker maintenance options for MTV / Waikato
    • Investigation of automated tanker scheduling options
    • Negotiation of electricity pricing with Valley Power
    • Investigation of co-generation possibilities for the Morrinsville site
    • Investigation of gas pricing and other energy options
    • Liaison with management and quality training organisations
    • Liaison with engineering and technical consultants
    • Investigation of new product possibilities
    • Assistance with effluent monitoring and mass balances