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Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC),  established in 1987 and based in Brisbane Queensland,  is the peak body representing Australia’s raw sugar manufacturers and exporters. Its aim is to be a leading voice for change to create opportunities for a more profitable and sustainable Australian sugar industry. ASMC represents five sugar milling companies which collectively produce around 93 per cent of Australia’s raw sugar at their 18 sugar mills in Queensland. More than 85 percent of Australia’s raw sugar production is exported.  ASMC strives to enhance market access opportunities and trade policy outcomes, strengthen social license to operate, advocate for industry-responsive government policies, ensure its research strategy and governance delivers results, and promote industry revitalisation that fuels investment. ASMC Members are Isis Central Mill, Mackay Sugar, MSF Sugar, Tully Sugar and Wilmar Sugar Australia.  Please visit asmc.com.au/ for further information.

For more than 90 years CANEGROWERS has represented the interests of Queensland sugarcane farmers. It is a not-for-profit public company providing a professional and cohesive voice for the members of 13 local grower companies. CANEGROWERS members have large and small farms, are individuals, families and corporate bodies and the organisation draws on this diversity to set priorities to achieve a vision of a secure and profitable future for all. Members elect a local boards and each board appoints representatives to a Policy Council. Through these bodies, grower members determine CANEGROWERS policy, which is implemented by staff in offices in Brisbane and across the state. CANEGROWERS is actively involved in the World Association of Beet and Cane Growers, the Queensland Farmers’ Federation and the National Farmers’ Federation along with industry bodies the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance and the Australian Cane Growers’ Council. Please visit: www.canegrowers.com.au

INTL FCStone is a Fortune 500 company with a nearly 100-year track record. The company focuses on providing products and services within the commodities, securities, foreign exchange and global payment sectors. INTL FCStone’s Asian Commodities team provides specialist local expertise in sugar and softs, backed up by the company’s global capabilities and global insight from serving more than 20,000 customer accounts, located in more than 130 countries. INTL FCStone’s team serves commercial and institutional clients, professional trading groups, asset managers, hedge funds, and CTAs. Their highly dedicated professionals focus on providing timely and efficient service in the provision of exchange traded futures and options execution (electronic and desk execution), clearing, over-the-counter solutions and global market intelligence.  Please visit: www.intlfcstone.com   The Conference appreciates support from INTL FCStone Asia teams – Singapore and Sydney offices.

Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL) is Australia’s largest and most experienced sugar marketer.  A not-for-profit organisation owned by the State’s cane growers and sugar millers, it offers raw sugar pricing, financing, marketing and operations services, with all net value returned to industry. After nearly a century of representing Queensland producers in the global marketplace, QSL boasts an unparalleled reputation for quality, innovation and strong returns. To learn more about QSL visit www.qsl.com.au

SEW-EURODRIVE is a global designer, developer and manufacturer of mechanical power transmission equipment, systems and motor control electronics, headquartered in Bruchsal, Germany. Its broad spectrum of integrated solutions includes geared motors and gear units, high torque industrial gear units, high-efficiency motors, electronic frequency inverters and servo drive systems, decentralised drive systems. The company has complete engineered solutions and after-sales technical support/training. For the sugar industry, powerful drive technology is the key to smooth processing of sugar cane. The Australian division of SEW-EURODRIVE is headquartered in Melbourne and is supported by a network of offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Mackay, Townsville, Adelaide and Perth. A comprehensive production, service and technical support centre is located in Melbourne, and is complemented by production, service and assembly facilities in all mainland states. Call 1300 SEW AUS (1300 739 287) to be directed to your nearest office, send an email to mail@sew-eurodrive.com.au or visit www.sew-eurodrive.com.au

Shute-Upton Engineering has a 60-year history working with the sugar industry. Dedicated to keeping the industry running in the harshest of conditions, Shute-Upton Engineering specialises in all areas of precision machining for industrial gears and components, as well as general engineering and metal fabrication.  Although the company’s main area of expertise is gears, winches and industrial parts, its workshop is always open for one-off engineering jobs or manufacturing runs. With a fully-equipped, technology-advanced workshop, Shute Upton Engineering provides gear cutting, industrial gearbox overhauls, splines, shafts and custom-built winches. Operating from a large factory workshop in Archerfield, Brisbane, the Shute-Upton Engineering team of consulting engineers focuses on collaborative prompt problem solving for any project no matter how large or complex.  The company offers a fast response, hassle free support system to minimise costly downtime and maximise productivity. For more information contact Eric on (07) 3277 5822, email sales@sueng.com.au or visit www.shute-eng.com.au