Supplier News

November, 2014

Jonsdottir named CFO of Marel

Marel has appointed Linda Jonsdottir as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. Jonsdottir has been Marel‘s Corporate Director of Treasury and Investor Relations...

SQFI honors suppliers with Quality Achievement Awards

The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) recently announced the SQF Quality Achievement Awards at its 2014 International Conference in Orlando, Fla. These seven awards recognize individuals...

Yerecic Label president honored with Converter of the Year award

Art Yerecic, Yerecic Label president, was honored with the Converter of the Year award at the 2014 Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) Annual Meeting on Oct. 14. “Much...

Diane McCoy joins Birko as director of human resources

Diane McCoy has joined Birko as director of human resources.  “Diane has a very strong background in both human resources and business operations,” said Mark Swanson...

GEA installs two poultry processing lines in China for Cargill

GEA Food Solutions delivered, installed and commissioned two 1,000-mm wide processing lines for the new Cargill integrated poultry operation in Lai’an in the Anhui province of...

Hiperbaric supplies new HPP toll processor in N.J.

NutriFresh Services LLC, a subsidiary of NJ Frozen Storage, is scheduled to open New Jersey’s first high pressure processing (HPP) tolling facility, featuring a Hiperbaric 525...

Bettcher Industries celebrates 70 years in business

Bettcher Industries marked its 70th anniversary with a big celebration at the company’s headquarters facilities in Birmingham, Ohio. The manufacturer of precision trimmers...

Sold-out PACK gives BACK event supports K9s for Warriors

PMMI's PACK gives BACK at PACK EXPO International raised more than $34,000 for K9s for Warriors, a charitable organization dedicated to providing service dogs to military veterans...

Dried plums offer unique nutritional attributes

The Amazing Plum by Sunsweet offers attributes as an ingredient not found in any other food product. In the universe of highly valued ingredients, dried plums are unique for their...

Gainco to distribute Mayekawa equipment to poultry processors

Gainco Inc., a leading maker of yield management systems and supplier of X-ray and metal detection systems for meat and poultry processors, has an agreement with Mayekawa Mycom in...

Universal Pasteurization hires new R&D and business development exec

  Universal Pasteurization Company LLC has hired Dr. Marcia Walker as Director of National HPP Business Development and R&D. Dr. Walker brings with her more than 15 years...

Wixon adds protein project manager

Nathan Radue has joined Wixon, a maker of seasonings, flavors and technologies for the food and beverage industry, as Project Manager for the company’s Protein Division.In this...

Prime Equipment Group relaunches website

Prime Equipment Group has designed and launched a new website to better serve the poultry processing industry, featuring cleaner presentation, easier-to-find information and a more...

Eriez pull test kits are available for next-day shipment

Eriez announces that its popular Pull Test Kits, used for measuring magnet strength, are now a part of the company’s EriezXpress line of products offered with expedited...

Excalibur Seasoning earns highest level of food safety certification

Excalibur Seasoning Co., based in Pekin, Ill., was recently audited by Silliker Labs for the Australia based SQF (Safe Quality Food) Institute and awarded with an SQF Level 3 certification...

MULTIVAC building new distribution center

Late last month, MULTIVAC management celebrated the ground-breaking ceremony for a new distribution centre in Wolfertschwenden, Germany. Representing an investment of about $15 million...

Yerecic Label wins environmental leadership award

Yerecic Label, a label manufacturer for the perishable industries, was honored with the Environmental Leadership Award at the 2014 Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (TLMI)...

Flavorseal adds Cotter to R&D team

Flavorseal, a provider of innovative food packaging and flavoring solutions for the food processing and meat processing industries, recently hired Jonn Cotter as the Research &...

Luca joins PMMI

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, is pleased to welcome Ray Luca to the staff...

October, 2014

Pack Expo roundup: Who's doing what, and where

To optimize manufacturers’ production efficiency and ensure consistent quality, Eagle Product Inspection will present a new range of x-ray inspection and fat analysis technologies...

Nick Gasbarro joins Prime Equipment in business development role

Prime Equipment Group is pleased to announce that Nick Gasbarro will join the company as vice president of business development and general counsel, with a focus on legal oversight...

Red Arrow launches competition barbeque team

Red Arrow Products Company LLC has assembled a competition barbeque team dubbed the Legends of Smoke — Team Red Arrow. The team has joined the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS)...

United States Cold Storage Opening in Salt Lake, November 2014

Located in the new Ninigret North Industrial Park, USCS sits on a 35-acre parcel with ample room to grow. It features 5.2 million cubic feet of refrigerated storage (22,850 pallet...

Merck Animal Health awards industry's top future leaders in bovine veterinary medicine

During the past decade, Merck Animal Health has presented 87 outstanding bovine veterinary students with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Bovine Veterinary Student...

Multisorb senior management buys company

The senior management of Multisorb Technologies, the world leader in active packaging technology, is buying the company. Led by Michael R. McGee, chairman, and James V. Renda, president...

Marel Stork inks deal with China's Beijing Dafa Chia Tai Co. Ltd.

Beijing Dafa Chia Tai Co. Ltd., part of the CP Food Group, and Marel Stork Poultry Processing signed an agreement for Marel Stork to supply a highly automated secondary processing...

GEA Refrigeration introduces new PR exec

GEA Refrigeration Technologies has named a new manager for marketing and public relations, Nadine Kipphardt. She is responsible, in coordination with Nicole Pichin of GEA Group, for...

Linde bulk oxygen and oxygenation systems solve water treatment issues cost-effectively

Bulk oxygen (O2) and oxygenation systems from Linde LLC can cost-effectively address a range of environmental control issues that often peak in summer months. Oxygenation systems can...

Yerecic Label launches "slow cooker" recipe labels

Yerecic Label, a Pennsylvania-based label manufacturer, is launching a new line of labels to help shoppers of the fresh meat case utilize slow cookers in their meal preparation. Over...

Elanco, Dow AgroScience partner on R&D

Elanco, the animal health division of Eli Lilly and Company, and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, announced a strategic research...