Supplier News

October, 2014

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...

Alex Brandt appointed director of technical services at FSNS

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS), a food safety testing and audit service company, has appointed Alex Brandt as director of technical services. “We are extremely delighted to...

Bettcher Industries completes ESOP transition; announces Larry Bettcher’s retirement

Bettcher Industries Inc. has now completed its transition to a 100 percent employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) structure. The transition was finalized through the sale of the remaining...

Tomra unveils new unified branding strategy

TOMRA Sorting Food has announced that its sorting, peeling and processing systems will be branded TOMRA as of today. The names of all the machines will no longer contain the names...

The 101st is free! Reiser makes good on promise to Ruiz Foods

Ruiz Foods celebrated its 50th anniversary in August, and Reiser participated in the celebration at the company's Denison, Texas facility with the gift of a Vemag DP3. Roger Reiser...

Lamitech receives Superior rating in GMP/Food Safety inspection

Lamitech's production facility has passed its food safety inspection and audit performed by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International. This certificate of achievement signifies...

DuPont opens innovation center in Shanghai

DuPont opened its innovation center in Shanghai, China the company’s first such facility in mainland China. The center will feature the latest DuPont innovations, applications...

3M Molecular Detection Assay Listeria monocytogenes earns AOAC PTM approval

3M Food Safety announced that its 3M Molecular Detection Assay Listeria monocytogenes has been approved by the AOAC Performance Tested Methods program (Certification #051401). The...

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...