Supplier News

January, 2015

Construction begins for the new TREIF customer center

Construction has begun on the new TREIF customer center. A two story building with a total floor space of approximately 13,000 square feet is to be completed by the end of 2015. The...

Marel to close facility

Marel announced it will close its manufacturing operation in Des Moines, Iowa, and merge production into an existing facility in Gainesville, Ga. The transition will begin this month...

Roka Bioscience to present on salmonella detection at IPPE

Evan Chaney from Roka Bioscience Inc. will be presenting a session at IPPE. The session will take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Hall B at the Tech Exchange. The session is...

FPSA names sr. director of membership and business development

Dolores Alonso has joined the staff of the Food Processing Suppliers Association, the largest U.S. association of suppliers of equipment and services to the global food and beverage...

First high-intensity LED lighting system for poultry facilities launched

AHPharma, Inc., a manufacturer and designer of services and products for the food animal industry, has partnered with i-lighting, a manufacturer of the LED Lighting Simplified connection...

Foodmate US names Verel vice president of sales

Foodmate US has named industry veteran JC Verel as its vice president of sales for the United States, Canada and Mexico.   Verel has more than 25 years of poultry industry experience...

D&F announces staff changes for 2015

D&F Equipment Sales has made the following role changes as of Jan. 1. Congratulations to our team members for their great work and continued growth:   Adam Walker - Director...

Birds are bigger than ever – challenge or opportunity?

Today chickens are four times bigger than 60 years ago. This genetic evolution offers a higher yield performance, but only if the processing equipment has undergone a similar development...

Zonca named VP of global sales, marketing & product management

Tipper Tie has appointed David A. Zonca as vice president of global sales, marketing & product management effective January 5, 2015. His most recent position was director of global...

PolyConversions, Inc. offers cost-effective protective wear

PolyConversions Inc. (PolyCo) prides itself on providing food processing and industrial/safety professionals with unsurpassed value and the highest quality products made only in America...

Harpak-ULMA exclusively offers Cryovac Darfresh rollstock technology

Harpak-ULMA announces a new partnership with Cryovac Sealed Air offering its Cryovac Darfresh rollstock technology on ULMA TFS thermoformers. The new Ulma Darfresh combines state-of-the-art...

Fusion Tech offers smokehouse rebuild service

An inefficient and improperly functioning smokehouse decreases production and costs you time and money. If your smokehouse is running less than optimal, it may be time for an upgrade...

Skinner upgrades boost efficiency, ease maintenance

Some of the industry's best skinners keep getting better, with new upgrades and conversion kits that keep your Prime Equipment Group chicken and turkey skinners performing their best...

Packaging converter invests $2 million in 25,000-sf facility

In spring 2015, Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., will open a new 25,000-square-foot Co-Packing Facility and Innovation Center at its Elk Grove Village manufacturing operation. Clear Lam...

White paper: Closed plant deemed safe for production after use of antimicrobial

PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, announced that Dr. James L. Marsden, Ph.D., distinguished professor of food safety and...

December, 2014

New assembly line for GEA Bock FK vehicle compressors

To continue to offer its customers a maximum of quality, reliability, flexibility and supplier dependability, GEA has invested in a new assembly line at its location in Frickenhausen...

Romer Labs’ RapidChek Listeria NextDay AOAC certification extended

Romer Labs announced that its RapidChek Listeria NextDay test system earned Performance-Tested Methods (PTM) certification from the AOAC Research Institute for various ready-to-eat...

Free online resource gives valuable info for better herd management

A free online video is now available to help producers access up-to-date information on strategic parasite control and the impact it can have on their operations’ bottom line...

Anritsu’s quality control approach covers all detection needs

Consistently achieving quality control is a goal that meat and poultry processing facilities must aim for to hit shift after shift. Anritsu Industrial Solutions USA, a subsidiary of...

Liberty Technologies extends HDX family of storage solutions

Liberty Technologies, a Millwood company and an innovator of unit load and packaging systems, materials and services, is introducing HDX Storage Solution with EZ-Flow technology. HDX...

Harpak-ULMA celebrates 20 years representing G.Mondini in North America

This year Harpak-ULMA celebrates 20 years of exclusively representing G.Mondini packaging systems in North America. The celebration commenced at Pack Expo 2014, where four Mondini...

Provisur processing equipment on exhibit at IPPE 2015

Provisur Technologies, Inc. will exhibit a range of leading integrated solutions in mixing and grinding, separating, forming, coating and cooking, plus slicing at the International...

Cantrell adds industry veteran Billy Nance to parts department

Cantrell has expanded its parts department, naming Billy Nance as a parts sales representative.Nance comes to Cantrell, a poultry and food processing equipment, parts and service company...

Duravant appoints new president at Marlen International

Duravant announced today the appointment of Bob Campbell as the new president of Marlen International, Inc., a provider and innovator of food processing equipment. “Bob brings...

Interstate Warehousing’s Indianapolis facility adds 300,000 s.f.

Interstate Warehousing and Tippmann Group have announced a major expansion project at Interstate Warehousing’s largest cold storage warehouse in Indianapolis (Franklin), Ind...

Marel Stork Poultry Processing recognized by Greater Hall Chamber

Marel Stork Poultry Processing was presented with the Employer Recognition award during the Greater Hall Chamber's 2014 Industry of the Year Awards, which were presented at the 6th...

DuPont exit poll: Consumer perception challenges packaging’s ability to reduce waste

As DuPont Packaging Global Marketing Director Yasmin Siddiqi finished her keynote address on opening day of the PAC Packaging Consortium’s “A Day in the Life” symposium...

Cambridge Engineered Solutions acquires Mexican metal belt co.

Cambridge Engineered Solutions, the world’s largest manufacturer of metal conveyor belts for food processing and industrial applications, has purchased Mexico City-based metal...

New opportunity for poultry processors: Meyn technology services

More and more processors realize that continuous success is a matter of managing technology and processes as one. Meyn realizes this. It has introduced Meyn technology services to...

JBT buys leading protein processing equipment company

JBT Corporation has purchased the assets of Wolf-tec Inc. for $54 million. Chicago-based JBT is a technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries...