Supplier News

December, 2014

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...

Bettcher Industries, Suhner Companies reach legal settlement

Bettcher Industries Inc., Suhner Turbo Trim LLC, Suhner Manufacturing Inc. and Otto Suhner AG have settled an action brought by Bettcher in the U.S. District Court in Northern Georgia...

FMI, Alchemy release new SafeMark food safety manager course for retail

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Alchemy Systems have collaborated with retail food safety directors to create an online, interactive training course, SafeMark Food Safety Manager:...

Primus EVP to serve as chair of International Assoc. for Cold Storage Construction

The International Association for Cold Storage Construction, a core partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance, held its 34th Annual Conference & Expo in Boca Raon, Fla., in November...

USCS adds capacity in Pennsylvania

With growing regional demand, United States Cold Storage answered the need for a third Pennsylvania warehouse, adding a new site in Quakertown to complement nearby operations in Bethlehem...

Drake Company announces death of founder F.R. Drake

The Drake Company has announced the death of Frederick R. Drake, the company’s founder. Drake, age 92, died peacefully at his home on Nov. 15. The Drake Company, a worldwide...

Bostwick named to Harpak-ULMA sales team

Harpak-ULMA Packaging LLC announces the appointment of John Bostwick as Regional Sales Manager. John will be based out of Georgia and will be responsible for the Southern region which...

Dutch government approves Meyn poultry footpad inspection system

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has officially approved the Meyn footpad inspection system as inspection system for footpad lesions in Dutch poultry slaughterhouses. This approval...

Eriez video highlights 'Orange University'

Eriez announces the release of a new video that showcases the many free educational resources, tools, testing and training opportunities available through the company’s...

noax Technologies: a provider of rugged industrial computers

noax Technologies AG has been certified according to ISO 9001 standard for a number of years. This certification is an important foundation for the high quality and reliability of...

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...