Supplier News

August, 2020

Kemin acquires US patent application for control of African swine fever virus

Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services, has...

Marel’s remote teamwork connects on-site engineers and experts across the world

How to install poultry processing plants in COVID-19 times? More than ever, poultry processors around the world must guarantee their production or even increase it to keep the entire...

TFI retrofits slippery, stained urethane cement floors with no downtime

Thomas Foods International (TFI) had originally a Urethane cementitious floor in the new TFI Swedesboro facility in NJ. In one year, the texture was gone, and floors became very slippery...

Odyssey takes steps towards leading role in US food safety

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) states that “foodborne illness is a preventable public health challenge that causes an estimated 48 million illnesses and 3...

July, 2020

Heat and Control celebrates 70th Anniversary

Founded in 1950, Heat and Control, Inc., a world-leading equipment manufacturer and food processing industry supplier, celebrates their 70th anniversary on June 27, 2020. Heat and...

The Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance Foundation announces scholarship recipients

The Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance Foundation announced it has awarded seven $10,000 scholarships that will be used towards completing the winners’ respective degrees within...

Founder of Walton’s Inc. passes last month

Donald H. Walton, founder of the meat processing equipment and supply business Mid-Western Research & Supply, known as Walton’s Inc., died June 28, 2020. He was 80 years...

CMS Solutions & Logistics increases production with new CNC machine

CMS Solutions & Logistics continues to strengthen its production capabilities with the purchase of a new CNC machine. The company added an OKUMA Genos M Series vertical machining...

TC Transcontinental Packaging launches new sustainable packaging website section

TC Transcontinental Packaging, the packaging sector of TC Transcontinental is proud to announce the launch of a new website section on sustainability and flexible packaging. The section...

Foodmate B.V. develops remote technical service system

Foodmate B.V. is now offering Foodmate CONNECT, a remote video conferencing system that will allow service technicians to address customer questions and technical issues remotely....

Tosca to acquire Contraload NV

Tosca, an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions, has announced that it has agreed to acquire Contraload NV, a leader in plastic pallet pooling in the United Kingdom...

June, 2020

FlexXray with new state-of-the-art food inspection facility in Aurora, IL

FlexXray has announced the opening of a cutting-edge, FDA-registered inspection facility located at 1998 Melissa Lane #140, Aurora, IL 60506. Demand for FlexXray’s unmatched...

Vande Rose Farms now distributing its bacon through KeHE

Vande Rose Farms is proud to announce its partnership with KeHE, one of the largest and most respected national fresh, natural & organic, and specialty food distributors, to make...

Lissner Engineers + Architects guides clients through complex planning using 3D tool

Lissner Engineers + Architects is ushering in a new era with the innovative use of VR technology. The family-owned company, now with the second generation at its helm, is headed by...

Cantrell•Gainco Group and Prospection Solutions LLC announce a new partnership

Cantrell•Gainco Group, a U.S.-based manufacturer of yield enhancement and yield tracking systems and other equipment for poultry operations, announces that it has entered into...

Admix DynaShear inline mixers awarded EHEDG Certification

Admix, Inc., global manufacturer of hygienic and industrial mixing equipment serving the food and beverage, chemical/industrial, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical markets, has announced...

OEMs are being asked to do more to win business…and that is a good thing

By Jason Angel, Ossid Every manufacturer brings a certain degree of innovation into their products. But in today’s competitive landscape, OEMs need more than that to separate...

May, 2020

Process Expo reaches agreement with Messe Frankfurt

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), owners of the global food equipment and technology show PROCESS EXPO, has reached an agreement with Messe Frankfurt, Inc. The North...

Mettler-Toledo offers virtual trade show experience

Product Inspection Virtual Trade Show is open June 1-5 to present Mettler-Toledo technology launches, latest industry trends and keynote speeches.  Food and pharmaceutical manufacturers...

Andonix launches new app to ensure safety of front-line workers amidst COVID-19

Andonix, the developer of Smart Work Station, an industry-leading 4.0 SaaS solution that empowers front-line workers with a comprehensive digital work flows, collaboration and communications...

FSNS C&A wins BRCGS Americas, Certification Body of the Year

Food Safety Net Services Certification & Audit (FSNS C&A), a worldwide provider of certification and audit services and audit programs for the food safety industry, has been...

Covid-19 and the aftershocks reverberating in the food industry

A letter from Patrick Pilz, CSB System to the industry The COVID-19 virus has hit us like an earthquake. The immediate impact was panic purchasing of water and toilet papers along...

Urschel Laboratories making reusable medical masks

Urschel, a 100% employee-owned company, is joining inHealth Integrated Care to assist its local medical community. Urschel employees are making use of both the company’s 3D printer...

April, 2020

GEA offers risk-free expert assistance with real-time remote support

With the outbreak of Covid-19, organizations are faced with travel restrictions and quarantine challenges, required to reduce direct contact between employees and service providers...

JLS Automation Celebrates 65th Anniversary

This year marks a major milestone for JLS Automation. The company is celebrating its 65th anniversary and its long-standing commitment to revolutionizing industrial automation with...

March, 2020

FPSA members elect new officers, board of directors

The Food Processing Suppliers Association held its Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 5th, and in addition to its normal business, members elected the new FPSA Board of Directors and...

Reiser agrees to take ownership of Wilevco

Robert Reiser has reached an agreement with the Flint family to take over ownership of Wilevco and has joined the company as President.  Prior to joining Wilevco, Robert was in...

Busch vacuum pumps operating at hospital in Wuhan, China

The Huoshenshan Hospital attracted worldwide attention at the beginning of the month. It was built in just a few days in the Chinese city of Wuhan to accommodate patients infected...

Marty Kloser, meat industry veteran and Handtmann sales pioneer dies

Marty Kloser, long-time meat industry professional and founding Handtmann, Inc. employee, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the age of 91 in Sacramento California.  Born outside...

Bell & Evans and Marel to start a state-of-the-art poultry greenfield

US premium poultry producer Bell & Evans and equipment supplier Marel have concluded an important agreement to build a state-of-the-art processing facility. For Marel, the construction...