Sydney, NSW — Founder of confectionery machinery supplier New Industrial Designs (NID) Pty. Ltd., Hans (John) Arthur Faerber has died. He was 98 years old.
A pioneer of starch moulding technology, Faerber founded NID 1958, eventually leading it to win Australia’s Export Award several times. His daughter Esther continues to serve as chairperson of the company today Faerber also is survived by his wife Ruth, son David, three grandchildren and a niece.