Colour Vision Systems specialises in Fruit Grading & Sorting Equipment and Fruit Packing Solutions. Products that will ensure accuracy, gentle handling, improved efficiency, increased profitability and labour saving.
Our mission is to remain the best and most innovative manufacturer of complete packing systems in the world and to provide a high level of customer service and technical capability that differentiates us from all other packing line manufacturers. This will be accomplished through innovation, honesty, hard work and dedication in an environment of trust. It is the policy of the Group to provide innovative, efficient systems tailored to the individual packer’s needs, at a financially viable cost.
Since its inception in 1989, Colour Vision Systems has supplied machinery to the largest, through to some of the smallest packing houses that handle apples, citrus, tomatoes, capsicums, rock melons, stonefruit and of recent times the potato and onion industries.
Today, Colour Vision Systems manufactures and supplies high quality, leading edge fruit sorting and packing equipment, tailored specifically to customers needs. MAF RODA Agrobotic is an acknowledged leader in the international fruit-handling industry and our equipment is located in packing sheds worldwide.
Markets in Australia and in New Zealand are demanding more options for baggers and weighers, and grading machines with capacity to detect surface blemishes and internal quality measures such as Brix levels.
MAF RODA Agrobotic produces sophisticated fruit packing lines and have a large range of ancillary equipment.
1976 – Fruit Handling Equipment was established to manufacture fruit handling machinery.
1979 - Fruit Handling Equipment built its first mechanical cup weight sizer. A significant step in more gentle handling of apples, pears, stonefruits and citrus.
1981 - Fruit Handling Equipment built its first electronic weight sizer.
1983 - Fruit Handling Equipment built its first apple bin filling presize line.
1989 - Colour Vision Systems was established with the merger of two organisations: one specialising in mechanical fruit handling (Fruit Handling Equipment), the other in industrial-grade electronics (Australian Industrial Electronics).
1990 - Colour Vision Systems built its first colour sorting machine using CCD array cameras. This machine revolutionised the colour sorting of tomatoes across Australia.
1994 - Colour Vision Systems built its first blemish grader for citrus.
1997 - Colour Vision Systems opened its first office abroad in Florida leading to many citrus blemish grader sales in Florida, California and Texas.
2000 - Colour Vision Systems opened an office in California.
2002 – MAF purchased a minority share of CVS. A step towards expansion of the range of equipment with a focus on automation for large fruit packing operations across Australia.
2007 – MAF took complete ownership of CVS. Australian growers and packers given access to continued After Sales service on CVS equipment and future options for a wide range of modern technology and automation.