Supplier News

September, 2014

Yerecic Label refreshes brand to reflect company mission

Yerecic Label, a label printer to the perishables industry, is refreshing its branding to more accurately reflect its mission and the fresh industries it serves. The company rebrand...

Silliker implements Ridascreen Gliadin for gluten analysis in food

With the recent publication of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new gluten-free regulation, verifying that products meet the new definition through analytical testing has taken...

Harpak-ULMA names Terry Bush as product support specialist – DIGI Industrial

Harpak-ULMA has hired Terry Bush as product support specialist – DIGI Industrial. Terry brings with him over 25 years of experience in the weighing, labeling and package inspection...

Head of Tomra "pleased" at growth in first half of 2014

TOMRA Sorting Executive Vice President and Head of Sorting Volker Rehrmann advised that the sorting business achieved order intake in the first half of this year well above that in...

Interstate Warehousing’s Chicago facility earns SQF Level 2 Certification

Interstate Warehousing recently achieved a level 2 Safe Quality Foods (SQF) certification at its Chicago area warehouse in Joliet, Ill. The Joliet building becomes the fourth Interstate...

Johnson Controls Building Efficiency recognizes key suppliers for excellence in execution, leadership

Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, has honored 14 suppliers at its fifth annual Supplier Excellence Recognition awards ceremony. The company recognized its suppliers...

Video available on Rotary Chamber Packaging Machine

Just under three minutes long, the video on Rollstock’s Rotary Chamber Vacuum Packaging Machine is professionally taped, showing the packaging line at Natural Food Holdings’...

Eurofins offers new express services with Louisville lab

Analytic support company Eurofins Scientific has opened a microbiology laboratory in Louisville, Ky. It will open its doors to clients in October. Eurofins Microbiology’s scientific...

Lynn Fortenberry announced as president of D&F Equipment Sales

D&F Equipment Sales, Inc. has announced Lynn Fortenberry is succeeding his father, Larry, as president of the company. Larry, who continues to be involved with D&F as an owner...

Gainco moves ahead with first-of-its-kind yield detection system

The Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Poultry Deboning Line Screening System is one step closer to making its way to processing plants. The initial steps of technology...

Mérieux NutriSciences acquires Sino Analytica and reinforces its footprint in China

Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation has acquired Sino Analytica, an independent food testing laboratory in China from Pacific Andes Group (Hong Kong). This acquisition bolsters...

New water-based rapid test for Total Aflatoxin launched

Romer Labs, a global food-safety diagnostic company, has introduced its new AgraStrip Total Aflatoxin Quantitative WATEX test kit. The new water-based method will allow food, feed...

NuTEC's perforators provide the "right look & cook"

NuTEC offers several different options and accessories that are designed to enhance the shape and taste of finished products. Some of these options include a wide variety of perforators...

Zoetis granted conditional license for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea vaccine

The USDA has granted a conditional license to Zoetis Inc. for a vaccine to help fight porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). The two-dose inactivated vaccine, licensed for use in...

Harpak-ULMA launches two new products

Harpak-ULMA Packaging introduces two groundbreaking technologies. Darfresh on Tray, a joint technology development with Sealed Air, is a new skin packaging technology that uses 100...

Merial Avian U.S. welcomes three new additions

Merial, one of the largest worldwide providers of poultry vaccines, has announced the addition of three new team members. Dr. Luis Gomez has joined Merial U.S. as a Senior Poultry...

Kemin sheds light on consumer preferences over ingredients found on meat labels

In a side-by-side comparison of ingredient legends for deli-style turkey breast, consumers preferred the shorter list of ingredients featuring propionic acid (57 percent) versus the...

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...