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About Oryx

Oryx designs and manufactures world class crate handling equipment.


Oryx Automation works with growers, agribusiness and wash plants to implement automated crate handling equipment.  Oryx designs and manufactures single RPC erectors through to palletizers, depalletizers, sorting and stretch wrapping equipment.  Whether you just need to erect Returnable Plastic Crates or have an entire wash plant system designed, you’ll enjoy lower overall cost of use with Oryx equipment.

Oryx equipment combines practical design, robust manufacturing and simple operation providing their customers with a thoroughly reliable machine. With over ten years’ experience in RPC Automation, Fibre King’s crate handling brand, Oryx Automation, is trusted globally to work at grower operations and wash plant facilities. Backed by Fibre King’s extensive Engineering experience spanning over ninety years gives their customers peace of mind that they are being serviced by an experienced global player.


When implemented effectively, Crate Automation achieves the following benefits for:

Reduced Direct Labour Costs

Staff currently used for the manual handling of crates can be utilized more effectively on production and quality inspection lines.

Improved Productivity

The subsequent benefit of redeploying staff to other lines is increased productivity.


Increased Product Quality

Automated Crate packing ensures consistent product handling which can improve product quality and increase retail sales.  Automation also ensure RPCs are handled gently and consistently.

Reduced Risk of Injury

Occupational Health and Safety Risks associated with repetitive actions over time are reduced.

Increased Capacity

During peak times the Crate Automation can handle increased capacity without the need for additional staff members being employed.

Innovative machines, combined with our guarantee of reliability that gives you more uptime, fewer problems and ultimately your peace of mind. Let our sustainable designs future proof your operation.
Smart Design


Our team is continually looking at ways to optimize the user experience. From safety measures to great HMI graphics and online/mobile user manuals to easy changeovers and visual centrelining, our machines are designed with the operator in mind.


We believe that less stress on the factory floor is good for people and good for profit.

User Focus


We are 100% committed to making our machines work and our people are there when they're needed, every time. Our service partners around the globe ensure premium levels of assistance – no matter where you are.

No Excuses


Every Oryx machine is completed, tested and commissioned by our engineering team according to stringent internal standards. It's critical for us to maintain our reputation of reliability.

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