Supplier News

February, 2017

Eriez celebrates 75th anniversary

2017 marks 75 years in business for Erie, Penn.-based Eriez. From humble beginnings in 1942, Eriez has evolved into a world leader in separation technologies with manufacturing facilities...

SFK Leblanc rebrands

SFK Leblanc, a world-leading supplier of innovative and total solutions for the meat industry, has rebranded itself as Frontmatec. The company develops, manufactures and maintains...

Study compares multiple rapid tests for salmonella detection

3M Food Safety today announced the results of a scientific study conducted by a third party ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory. Cost and time associated with performing each platform’s...

JBT expanding capabilities

From cooking and frying, freezing and chilling to portioning and sorting, weighing and grading, JBT has been with customers right down the line for more than 50 years. And now, with...

NAMI honors Birko’s Mike Gangel with industry advancement award

Mike Gangel, former president of Chad Equipment, a division of Birko, was recognized with the Industry Advancement Award from the North American Meat Institute (NAMI). Gangel was chosen...

3M next-generation pathogen tests for listeria and salmonella receive new validations

3M Food Safety announced its next generation 3M Molecular Detection Assays for listeria, Listeria monocytogenes and salmonella have been certified by NF validation...

Roka Bioscience announces transition of CEO role from Paul Thomas to Mary Duseau

Roka Bioscience, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced the appointment of Mary...

Carl Munters honored as ASHRAE pioneer of industry

Carl Georg Munters, founder of air treatment solutions company Munters, has been recognized as an ASHRAE Pioneer of the Industry. The ASHRAE Pioneer of the Industry award honors deceased...

Merial’s world-leading vaccine for Newcastle Disease now available in U.S.

Merial, now part of Boehringer Ingelheim, announces the introduction of Avinew. After 20 years of proven results internationally, Avinew is now available in the U.S.  In 1987...

University of Wisconsin—Stout student awarded Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship

The PMMI Foundation along with Dorner Manufacturing Corporation have selected University of Wisconsin—Stout student Ryan Knudtson as the recipient of this year’s $2,000...

PSSI introduces value-added services program

Packers Sanitation Services Inc. (PSSI) announces an expanded offering to complement its core contract sanitation services. The Value-Added Services Program (VASP) assists meat, poultry...

January, 2017

United States Cold Storage opens Sacramento, Calif., warehouse

United States Cold Storage (USCS) officially opened the doors on a second facility in Sacramento, Calif. The move brings additional needed capacity to the northern California market...

RGF and Chipotle contract to proactively ensure food safety at all Chipotle restaurants

RGF Environmental Group, Inc., creator of advanced environmental products providing the world with safe air, water and food without the use of chemicals, announces that Chipotle Mexican...

Multisorb’s MAPLOX Program Helps Extend Shelf Life and Reduce Shrink

Multisorb Technologies is exhibiting at the IPPE conference at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta this week. Multisorb offers a wide range of solutions that assist the food...

Harpak-ULMA appoints Dave Weikel as service manager

Harpak-ULMA has appointed Dave Weikel as service manager in its Ball Ground, Ga., office. Weikel has experience in all aspects of customer service and has proven expertise in building...

Marlen acquires provider of gas-powered heating, roasting equipment

Marlen International, Inc., a subsidiary of Chicago-based Duravant LLC, has acquired Afoheat – a provider of gas powered heating, roasting, searing and grilling equipment solutions...

CCCSI announces name change to PSSI

Canadian Contract Cleaning Specialists Inc. (CCCSI) is now conducting business as Packers Sanitation Services Inc. (PSSI). The name change reflects the company’s position as...

Corbion adds two seasoned sales directors

With the addition of two new sales directors, Corbion continues its ascent as a leading ingredient solutions provider to the global meat and poultry industry. Joining the Corbion team...

Multivac makes expert support a seven-day affair

Multivac, Inc. announced the expansion of its premier technical service offering for the U.S. market with the unveiling of DirecTech enhanced customer support. This new initiative...

Michael Rogers advances to customer service manager at Ossid

Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, promoted Michael Rogers to customer service manager to provide customers with prompt, high-quality product support, including emergency around-the-clock...

Risco celebrates 20-year anniversary

On Dec. 3, Risco USA celebrated its 20-year anniversary on historic Boston Harbor with a dinner cruise. The celebrants included employees, local customers and suppliers. Picture...

Handtmann expands U.S. sales team

Patrick McGady, national sales manager for Handtmann, Inc., recently announced the appointment of Brian Krumsee, previously territory manager for Illinois and Indiana, to a new key...

Multivac acquires a share in TVI

Effective Jan. 1, Multivac Sepp Haggenmüller SE & Co. KG acquired a 49.9 percent share in TVI Entwicklung und Produktion GmbH in Irschenberg. TVI is the market leader in meat-portioning...

Commodore is back this year at the 2017 IPPE in Atlanta

Going to IPPE (Jan. 31-Feb. 2) is the most efficient way to stay on top of all of the latest food safety information and operational technology in the meat & poultry industry....

The Dupps Company acquires Clapper Corporation

The Dupps Company has completed the acquisition of Clapper Corporation of Ankeny, Iowa. Founded in 1972, Clapper has built its reputation as a leader in protein co-products equipment...

Cantrell promotes Fowler to R&D manager

Mike Fowler has been named research & development manager for Cantrell, a leading poultry processing equipment, parts and service company. Fowler will oversee all the research...

Poultry inspection: X-ray works hard and smart

Poultry is processed in one of the harshest environments in the food industry, and as global appetites for these popular meats increase, so do the food safety expectations of regulators...

Corbion granted patent in Europe for improved potassium lactate production technology

Corbion's new method for producing aqueous potassium lactate solutions, now patented in Europe, is simpler and offers flavor, concentration and quality advantages over traditional...

Handtmann expands U.S. sales team

Patrick McGady, national sales manager for Handtmann, Inc., recently announced the appointment of Brian Krumsee, previously territory manager for Illinois and Indiana, to a new key...

December, 2016

Multivac announces Michael Johnson as regional sales manager

Multivac, Inc. welcomes Michael Johnson to the Multivac family as a regional sales manager in the Western Region, with a primary focus on the food industry in Alaska, Washington and...