Supplier News

April, 2014

Compact machine for low- to medium-range vacuum skin packaging

Multivac's R 175 CD Thermoformer is a compact machine for lower to medium range vacuum skin packaging (VSP) applications. It offers a comprehensive range of options and sets new standards...

Machines, production lines by Maschinenfabrik Seydelmann KG offer versatility and efficiency

In Hall 04, booth G16, Interpack visitors can experience the unique quality and versatility of the Cutters, Mixers, Grinders and Emulsifiers by Maschinenfabrik Seydelmann KG. By performing...

PRIMEdge appoints COO

PRIMEdge, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of cutting tools and sharpening services, has announced the appointment of Nikola Vajda as the Chief Operating Officer. Over the last 30...

Multivac highlights benefits of C 500 Chamber Machine

The C 500 Chamber Machine features a twin chamber, Multivac’s patented swing-lid, as well as four sealing bar options. This machine is extremely secure and precise, making chamber...

Lyco Manufacturing appoints New CFO

Lyco Manufacturing, Inc. has appointed David W. Feller, CPA, as its new chief financial officer (CFO). “We’re pleased to have David join our team,” said CEO Steve...

Chad Equipment, LLC, introduces WaterSmart to reduce water usage in facilities

Chad Equipment, LLC, a Birko company, has introduced its patent-pending WaterSmart for use in protein harvesting and processing operations. WaterSmart reduces water usage in carcass...

NAMA awards Reiser its 2014 supplier of the year

North American Meat Association gave its 2014 Supplier of the Year Award to Reiser. The award was accepted on behalf of the company by President Roger Reiser at a ceremony held during...

FPSA members elect new officers

The Food Processing Suppliers Association held its Annual Meeting March 27th, and in addition to its normal business, members elected the new FPSA Executive Committee. Members of the...

Ashworth Bros., Inc. announces retirement of Marty Tabaka

Conveyor belt manufacturer Ashworth Bros. Inc. announced that Marty Tabaka, Sales Director of the Americas, after 31 years with Ashworth has decided to retire. Marty Tabaka is a graduate...

Evans Adhesive acquires leader for sales, marketing & R&D management

Evans Adhesive Corporation, Ltd., a business specializing in the manufacture of industrial adhesives, announced the hiring of its new Vice President for Sales and Marketing, Aaron...

FoodChek introduces ready-to-use liquid culture media, pre-measured mix

FoodChek Systems Inc. has launched its Actero Enrichment “MediaBox” & “MediaPouch” product delivery systems. These two liquid culture media solutions provide...

Slaughterhouse's environmental initiative banks on biogas to secure clean, profitable future

An environmental initiative that will deliver greater energy security and a cleaner, more sustainable future at one of Australia’s largest beef processing plants was launched...

Cantrell adds machining center to increase production

Cantrell has added a new machining center to accommodate increased production demands for equipment and OEM parts in its manufacturing site.Cantrell invested in a Haas VF 3YT machining...

Traditional values key to triple XXX success

There is no breaking with tradition at the Triple XXX Family Restaurant in West Lafayette, Ind. Not in its legendary recipes or in their 119-year-old root beer or in the way it's formed...

March, 2014

Online tool matches production needs with forming solutions

The range of flexible solutions available from Formax Forming has been designed to meet each of your application needs. Ranging from product quality to productivity to food safety...

Harpak-ULMA adds regional sales manager

Harpak-ULMA Packaging, LLC has added Carson Howard as its regional sales manager – Southwest states (Ark., La., Miss., N.M., Okla. and Texas). He will be responsible for developing...

Multivac demonstrates T 600 Traysealer at Seafood Expo North America

The T 600 Traysealer is the most recent addition to the Multivac Traysealer portfolio. This machine is a combination of the T 300, designed for small to medium-sized businesses, and...

Universal Pasteurization to host HPP summit, open house at Southeast facility

Universal Pasteurization Company, a provider of outsourced high pressure processing (HPP) services, will host an HPP summit and open house April 8 at its Villa Rica, Ga., location...

Multisorb expands food packaging with new business development leaders

Multisorb Technologies has hired David Elliason to the position of Business Development Leader – Food and Beverage Packaging for North America and Darcle Nielsen to the position...

“FoodChek-Tested” launches in American marketplace at Rastelli Foods Group

FoodChekTM Systems Inc. has approved Rastelli Foods Group Inc. as the first “FoodChek-Tested” processor. Rastelli Foods exceeds government regulatory requirements and meets...

Pfingsten sells Marlen International to Fischbein

Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C. has sold Marlen International to Fischbein LLC, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC.Headquartered in Riverside, Mo., Marlen is a provider...

Wheels provide easier movement of loaded carts or vehicles

Caster Concepts has developed a new motion solution – the TWERGO wheel (Multiple Wheel Ergonomic). Designed for a wide variety of industrial applications, casters that utilize...

AMSA announces 2014 Pork 101 courses

The American Meat Science Association's (AMSA) 2014 Pork 101 course will be held May 20-22 at Texas A&M University; August 12-14 at University of Nebraska and October 13-15 at...

Pfingsten sells Marlen International to Fischbein

Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C. has sold Marlen International to Fischbein LLC, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC.Headquartered in Riverside, Mo., Marlen is a provider...

Roka Bioscience awarded AOAC-RI certification for Atlas STEC EG2 combo detection assay

Roka Bioscience's Atlas STEC EG2 Combo Detection Assay has received AOAC Performance Tested Methods certification from the AOAC Research Institute (AOAC-RI). The independent laboratory...

Birko’s Dr. Elis Owens offered Beefxide poster presentation at BIFSCo Safety Summit

Birko has announced that research on Beefxide, its USDA-approved processing aid, was selected for a poster presentation at the 2014 Beef Industry Safety Summit Research Update Session...

Marlen International adds regional sales manager

(For news of the recent sale of Marlen International, click here.) Marlen International has appointed Andy Jaspers as the company’s newest sales manager, providing regional coverage...

GEA Food Solutions debuts Technology Center for the Americas

It only seems fitting that in a building once used to manufacture rockets, GEA Food Solutions has recently opened their cutting-edge Technology Center in Frisco, Texas. The Technology...

Jarrod McCarroll takes reins as new CEO of Weber Inc.

Jarrod McCarroll, a 12-year veteran of the food processing equipment industry has become the CEO of Weber Inc., with responsibility for all North American operations of Weber GmbH...

Dover announces new segment structure, executive appointments

Dover has realigned its businesses into a new segment structure organized around its key end-markets to better focus on growth strategies. The new structure will also provide increased...