Supplier News

August, 2014

USDA releases results of water-based aflatoxin test study

As part of the National Mycotoxin Quality Assurance Program, the USDA Grain Inspection Advisory Committee has released the results of a comparative study on water-based aflatoxin test...

Prime Equipment Group to support FoodCraft line with OEM parts, service, re-engineered machinery

Prime Equipment Group will now supply OEM parts and service for existing FoodCraft poultry processing machinery, along withsales and re-engineering of new machines based on the FoodCraft...

Ashworth Bros., Inc. secures order for more than 5 miles of Omni-Pro 150 Lotension Spiral Belt

Ashworth Bros., Inc. has made the final shipment for one of the largest lotension spiral belt orders in its 68-year history from an international manufacturer of steaming and drying...

Gainco appoints Mike Kleinosky aftermarket sales manager

Gainco, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of weighing, packaging, food inspection and other yield enhancement systems for the meat, poultry and seafood processing industries, announces...

Phase III moves forward for U.S. Cold Storage in Turlock, Calif.

U.S. Cold Storages’ newest California facility in Turlock, Calif., is announcing a Phase Three expansion, which will bring the facility to 13.3 million cubic feet of warehouse...

Ray Millers joins Birko as director of business development, further processing

Birko announced that Ray Millers has joined the company as director of business development, further processing. Millers will be based in Birko’s Denver headquarters. “We’re...

Birko’s Dana Johnson to speak at Bier Tek San Diego 2014

Birko's brewery specialist, Dana Johnson, spoke at Bier Tek San Diego 2014 in July. Johnson spoke on “Acid and Detergent Only Cleaning,” and explained Birko’s patented...

Sean Kirkpatrick named North American sales manager for Maurer-Atmos

Sean Kirkpatrick has been named North American sales manager for Maurer-Atmos Middleby GmbH in Germany, a global technology partner and supplier in the area of thermal food processing...

Flavorseal announces new vice president of operations

Flavorseal recently completed the strategic expansion of its senior management team with the addition of Corey Raub as the Vice President of Operations. This newly created position...

Williamson joins Cantrell as service technician

Cantrell, a poultry and food processing equipment sales/parts sales and service company, recently added Ronnie Williamson as a service technician.As a service technician, Williamson...

Dave Favret appointed TFS product manager

David Favret has joined Harpak-ULMA as product manager for the ULMA TFS Thermoform line. He is a seasoned industry veteran who has spent the last two years as Product Sales Manager...

Formax offers case studies on the innovative formed products

To form meat and poultry products that not only meet but surpass customer expectations and specifications, forming and tooling technologies from Formax, a Provisur Technologies, Inc...

Leda Strand joins Wixon as vice president of R&D

Wixon, a manufacturer of seasonings, flavors and technologies for the food and beverage industry, has announced Leda Strand as vice president of research & development. In her...

PMI to feature its high-speed, all-servo horizontal cartoner at PACK EXPO

PMI Cartoning will showcase its high speed, all-servo, horizontal end-load cartoner at PACK EXPO International, Nov. 2-5, 2014. The HS family of horizontal cartoners can reach speeds...

July, 2014

Givaudan brings back real taste with the introduction of TasteSolutions

Flavor company Givaudan announced the launch of TasteSolutions Richness, a new generation of flavors for the food manufacturing industry. The new technology includes a complex blend...

HPP company opens new facility

Fresh Advantage, located in Danvers, Mass., is open for business. The company has over 100 years of experience in the manufacturing business and will now be offering High Pressure...

New white paper on leveraging stainless steel finishes on sanitary equipment

Apache Stainless and Mepaco announce a new white paper about stainless steel finishes for sanitary application industrial equipment. Mepaco is the food processing group in the Apache...

Cory Parr joins Birko as director of sales, east region

Cory Parr has joined Birko as director of sales, east region. Parr will be based in Alabama. “We’re pleased to welcome Cory to the Birko team,” said Philip Snellen...

Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance awards record number of scholarships

The Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance Foundation (MISAF) has awarded seven $10,000 scholarships to deserving students studying the meat sciences at universities across the country....

Cantrell receives U.S. patents for wing segmenter

Cantrell, a poultry and food processing equipment sales, parts sales and service company, has received three patents on its CWCS-8400 Wing Segmenter.Cantrell received US patents for...

Middleby Corporation Acquires Processing Equipment Solutions, Inc.

The Middleby Corporation has acquired the assets of high-tech manufacturer, Processing Equipment Solutions, Inc. (PES). This acquisition merges PES – a longstanding supplier...

Takasago names Chef Stefan Strehler as culinary specialist

Brian Buck, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Takasago Americas, announced the appointment of Chef Stefan Strehler as culinary specialist. In his new position, Chef Strehler...

Wonderware HMI software for machines and embedded systems improves manufacturing performance

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has released a powerful new HMI software product as part of its market-leading Wonderware InTouch portfolio. Designed...

Vista Packaging acquired by ViskoTeepak

Vista International Packaging, LLC (Vista), a full-line food packaging supplier to the United States meat and poultry industries, announces the company has been acquired by ViskoTeepak...

Kemin Industries commissions Harris Poll to understand attitude of primary shoppers over ingredients

New research from Kemin Industries shows that the majority of grocery shoppers read ingredient labels before making meat purchases at least sometimes. The study, conducted by Harris...

2014 food safety ed schedule includes SQF, BRC, HACCP and Micro 101

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS), the market leader in food safety testing and audit services, today announced its third and fourth quarter Education Course Schedule taught by certified...

New sales territories for Prime Equipment Group

Two of Prime Equipment Group’s experienced sales reps will be taking on new territories, with Alexander “Sasha” Libin becoming Midwest USA sales manager and Buzz...

June, 2014

In Memoriam: A.J. Janosko

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) has announced the sudden death of A.J. Janosko, director of expositions for PMMI, who died June 23 as a result of an...

Corbion Purac expands all natural portfolio

Corbion Purac is launching two new vinegar solutions to inhibit Listeria growth and extend shelf life naturally at this year’s IFT in New Orleans. Broadening the company’s...

Dow showcases ion exchange innovations at 2014 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo

Launched at the 2014 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, the Director Services Food and Beverage Lab by Dow Water & Process Solutions makes product development easy. In the new...