Supplier News

September, 2018

Meat industry supplier finalists for new PACK EXPO award

Show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has announced the finalists in the Technology Excellence Awards, a brand-new awards initiative that recognizes...

FPSA issues trend study for food processing equipment market

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) released its latest five-year global Trend Study forecast — Food & Beverage Processing Equipment Market — in September...

Sealed Air to showcase top lines at PACK EXPO

PACK EXPO is rapidly approaching, and Sealed Air Corp. will showcase some exciting packaging and equipment system innovations that will be on display at this year's show in Chicago...

MULTIVAC’s X-Line Thermoformer packaging machine and more at PACK EXPO

MULTIVAC will display its X-Line Thermoform Packaging Machine, along with a variety of packaging equipment aimed at the food packaging industries, in booth S-2514 at PACK...

JLS adds new team members

JLS Automation has named two new members to its team—Marcus Franke as director of parts and service and Steele Burchell as project and application engineering manager. Franke...

Zopf named vice president of sales at Middleby Pet Food

Dieter Zopf has been named vice president sales of Middleby Pet Food Processing. In this role, he will be responsible for leading sales and project management in the global production...

AMSA welcomes Winpak as a sustaining partner

Winpak has joined over 40 other companies and institutions as a Sustaining Partner of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA). AMSA’s Sustaining Partner program recognizes...

Frontmatec enters into partnership with AIRA

Frontmatec has entered into an agreement to acquire 40 percent of the shares in ASSESSORAMENT INDUSTRIAL ROBÒTICA I AUTOMATITZACIÓ, S.L. (AIRA), a leading supplier of...

METTLER TOLEDO takes new approach to exhibit booth

At Pack Expo 2018, October 14-17, in contrast to its exhibitions in previous Pack Expo shows, METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection will display its inspection systems in one large 7,920-sq...

August, 2018

Neogen's one-hour listeria test receives AOAC approval

Neogen's one-hour Listeria Right Now environmental pathogen detection system has officially achieved AOAC approval, the company announced in a press release. The approval...

Motion Industries CEO Breen passes away

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), is saddened to announce...

Cold pressure group drives HPP forward at annual meeting

More than 140 food and beverage processors from 80 companies and 10 countries attended the inaugural Cold Pressure Council (CPC) Annual Conference held June 18-20 in Itasca, Ill.,...

Tippmann recognizes OSU intern for excellence

In August, Tippmann Innovation recognized summer intern Usoshi Chatterjee, a graduate student from The Ohio State University, as a major asset to the company's Quick Freeze division...

PURE Bioscience closes on $1.5 million financing

PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the patented non-toxic silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, announced that it has closed on an approximately $1.5 million private placement...

Meyn acquires Italian-based enterprise Maxitech

Meyn Food Processing Technology BV announced today that the company has established Meyn Italy SRL, and acquired the assets of Maxitech SRL and Maxi STM, both Italian companies specialized...

Provisur Technologies acquires Hoegger AG

Provisur Technologies, Inc., a global leader in innovative food processing technologies, has acquired Hoegger AG, a privately-held provider of form pressing, separation and cook...

Cantrell adds international sales director, draftsman to team

Cantrell has named Scott Russell as director of international sales. Russell will be responsible for growing the company's international business for capital sales, projects, service...

Fleming joins Midan Marketing as natural meats brand specialist

Patrick Fleming, previously National Pork Board director of market intelligence and innovation, has joined the Midan Marketing team of industry experts. Fleming’s new position...

Kemin Industries, Aptimmune Biologics form Kemin Biologics

Aptimmune Biologics have announced their partnership in the global vaccine industry. As of July 31, 2018, Kemin is an equity shareholder in Aptimmune and has exclusive rights...

Excalibur employee wins AAMP Supplier of the Year award

Rick McLimans, a sales and marketing consultant with Excalibur Seasoning, has been named the 2018 F.W. Witt Supplier of the Year Award by the American Association of Meat Processors...

METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection hosts grand opening of new HQ

The Product Inspection Group of METTLER TOLEDO, which manufactures product inspection systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries, hosted a grand opening event for their customers...

Butler Automatic announces new sales director

Butler Automatic has announced that Bob Hamilton has joined the sales team as sales director - East. The company noted that Hamilton is a highly experienced sales executive with...

Dent named Middleby worldwide UK and Ireland sales manager

Mike Dent has been named the Middleby Worldwide United Kingdom and Ireland Sales Manager. For the first year, Mike will equally divide his time between Thurne and the division brands...

MISA announces scholarship winners

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

July, 2018

JBT Corp. acquires FTNON and affiliates

JBT Corp., a global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food and beverage industry, announced today it has purchased FTNON, a leading provider of equipment...

Flair opens new facility near Guadalajara

Flair Flexible Packaging has opened a new facility in El Zapote, Jalisco, Mexico to expand its ability to serve the Mexican marketplace. The newly constructed facility will provide...

Prime Equipment adds experts to U.S., Latin America sales teams

Prime Equipment Group has announced two new hires to help position the company for continued growth in the U.S. and globally. In Columbus, Ohio, industry veteran Mark Phillips has...

FPSA announces member network structure

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) has announced that it has created a new membership group structure called Networks. The realigned framework will create opportunities...

Birko celebrates 65 years of protecting the food chain

Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions for the protein, brew, further processing and produce industries, marked a company milestone in July, celebrates its 65th anniversary...

Flair names Hartman to applied engineering team

Supporting its commitment to providing superior onsite technical support, Flair Flexible Packaging has welcomed James Hartman to its Applied Engineering Team as...