Supplier News

June, 2017

TOMRA Sorting Solutions boosts wooden breast detection

TOMRA Sorting Solutions announced that its TOMRA Sorting Food unit has introduced what it is calling the world's first in-line machine to detect wooden breast in chicken fillets and...

Neogen expands food safety genomic testing

Neogen Corp. announced the availability of next-generation sequencing services for the food industry that will allow food companies to accurately identify all bacteria in a sample...

Equity firm acquires equipment company Duravant

Private equity investment firm Warburg Pincus has paid an undisclosed price to acquire Duravant LLC, a manufacturer of automation and engineered equipment serving the food processing...

Smart Vision Lights expands U.S. operations with appointment

Smart Vision Lights, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, has expanded its sales and support operations in the Eastern United...

Douglas Machines Corp. relocates to keep pace with growth

In an attempt to keep up with the growing demand for the company’s line of automated washing and sanitizing equipment, Douglas Machines Corp. has recently completed the relocation...

Marel Poultry and Harim Korea go sky high

The South Korean enterprise Harim Co. selected Marel Poultry to be the main supplier for the modernization of its Iksan factory. The companies know each other well, as the Dutch manufacturer...

Simplicity, strength key for Hollymatic's R2200

Hollymatic’s self-feeding, table-top Model R2200 is perfect for food forming and portioning requirements in small to high volume food processors. The compact, rugged machine...

Cantrell expands its research and development division

Poultry processing equipment parts and service company Cantrell has expanded its Research & Development Department, the Gainesville, Ga.-based company announced in a news release...

Passport Food Safety Solutions names data analytics expert

Passport Food Safety Solutions Inc. announced the addition of a new industry professional to assist with its PassTrac Analytics system. Courtney Bokenkroger joins the Passport team...

United Forklift's specialty cool room equipment helps DBC

DBC, an Australia-based meat wholesaler, is citing some of its recent success to the reliability and extensive service of United Forklift and Access Solutions, which provides cool...

Pork industry groups plan for bio-surveillance system

In April, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) joined the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, and the...

Motivo Engineering acquires Robodondo

Motivo Engineering LLC and Robodondo LLC, announced a definitive agreement under which Motivo will acquire Robodondo, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based AgTech company. Motivo is a California-based...

Teeuwissen Group, Van Hessen complete merger

The Teeuwissen Group and the Van Hessen Group have successfully closed the transaction to start the integration of their companies, following the approval by the merger control authorities...

Packaging Concepts to complete expansion this summer

Package Concepts and Materials Inc. in Greenville, S.C., is on the verge of completing a $3-million expansion of its original facility that will create 30 new jobs to the area. ...

Experts at BioMĂ©rieux offer pathogen detection system

When screening for STEC and O157:H7, you need a fast, simple, and accurate method for detecting these pathogens. GENE-UP is a real-time PCR pathogen detection system from the microbiology...

May, 2017

Metalquimia unveils process for 'very high yield' cooked ham products

Metalquimia has introduced a manufacturing process for “very-high yield” whole-muscle cooked meat products. Combining Triplex and Turbomeat technologies, the process provides...

Kemin studies show how to keep fats, oils fresher, longer

Kemin Industries recently released results of several studies that prove the effectiveness of sophisticated antioxidants and plant extracts that provide shelf stability solutions for...

CAT Squared forms partnership with AIMMS, UniSoma

CAT Squared has announced a new partnership with AIMMS, a vendor of prescriptive analytics software, and UniSoma, a provider of advanced planning solutions. The partnership will...

FPEC announces new hire

Springdale, Ark.-based FPEC Corp., an equipment manufacturer for the meat, poultry, processed foods and pet food industries, announced the promotion of Mark Taylor as Engineering Manager...

Visit Patty Paper at the AAMP show

Patty Paper, Inc. (PPI) will exhibit a wide variety of select grade papers that are FDA-approved for use in the meat, deli, snack and grocery industries July 20 – 22 at the AAMP...

3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 earns official distinction by AOAC

3M Food Safety announced that its 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7) has been granted First Action status through the Official Methods of AnalysisSM program...

Interpack 2017: Record exhibitor participation, international attendance

At the recent staging of interpack 2017, the world’s leading international trade fair for the packaging sector and related processing industries, a record 2,865 exhibitors showcased...

New owners for world’s leading manufacturer of stunning tools

Frontmatec, the global supplier of customized equipment, solutions and software for the red meat industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire the world leading manufacture of...

Kemin Industries opens new facility in Russia

Kemin Industries has opened its Russian manufacturing and laboratory facilities in Lipetsk. The new facility for the Kemin subsidiary Kemin Industries (Lipetsk) LLC is located...

Food industry door maker to build $3 million factory

Weiland Inc. has announced plans to construct a new 60,000-square-foot manufacturing and office complex on Highway 81 near Norfolk, Neb., where it will move its entire industrial door...

PS Seasoning & Spices receives SQF Level 2 certification

PS Seasoning & Spices recently received its SQF (Safe Quality Food) Level 2 certification. SQF is a comprehensive HACCP-based food safety and quality management certification system...

2017 Process Expo to feature interactive innovations showcase, awards program

For the first time, Process Expo, taking place Sept. 19-22 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, will offer an interactive Innovations Showcase and awards program...

Sausage separation 2.0: Award given for industrial design for sausage cutting machines

The new generation of INOTEC sausage cutting machines was awarded by Germany’s most traditional design institution iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hannover. The “iF...

Cantrell Promotes Jeff Saunders to GM for engineering/service/parts sales

Cantrell has promoted Jeff Saunders to general manager for engineering/service /parts sales. Saunders joined Cantrell in 2013 as manager of its parts department. He has nearly 30 years...

Weber Maschinenbau merges with packaging machine maker, leader in curing technology

Management and partners of Breidenbach-based Weber Maschinenbau GmbH have announced that Schröder Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, based in Werther, Westphalia, has joined the...