Supplier News

March, 2015

Sealed Air honored by Flexible Packaging Association

Sealed Air’s Food Care Division received Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards for two packaging innovations at the Flexible Packaging Association’s 59th annual Achievement...

Latest addition from OK International Group is newly designed Supersealer SB30 Bandsealer

This machine has a lift hood for easy access to the interior of the sealer, where you can see all the Stainless Steel components including bottom plates. The Supersealer has quick...

Flavorseal earns gluten-free and organic certifications

Flavorseal's facility and seasoning transfer products have been certified gluten-free from NSF International. This certification joins the organic certification that Flavorseal also...

Laska machines are a byword for quality around the world

Laska exports more than 95 percent of all its machines and they are used today in more than 140 countries on all continents. Laska machines are a byword for quality around the world...

Seydelmann machines at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne 2015

Founded in 1843, Maschinenfabrik Seydelmann KG is a leading manufacturer of top-quality, high-performance cutters, grinders, mixers, emulsifiers and entire production lines. Seydelmann...

Neogen launches ANSR for Listeria monocytogenes

Neogen Corporation has developed a quick and easy test to definitively detect Listeria monocytogenes. ANSR for Listeria monocytogenes is the third test available for Neogen’s...

Birko/Chad Equipment’s Ogren gives WaterSmart poster presentation at BIFSCo Safety Summit

Birko's WaterSmart technology was selected for a poster presentation at the 2015 Beef Industry Safety Summit, March 3-5, as part of the Research Update Session. Through extensive testing...

United States Cold Storage expands in Wilmington, Ill.

Perhaps there’s no busier or more important transportation market than the Midwest and, specifically, Chicago. That’s where United States Cold Storage (USCS) recently completed...

Provisur opens new Ingenuity Center

Provisur Technologies, Inc. has opened a new, state-of-the-art Ingenuity Center in Mokena, Ill., dedicated to the ever-evolving demands of the industry. In addition to serving as a...

CP Packaging appoints director of sales

CP Packaging, LLC of Appleton, Wis., has appointed Mike Minock as director of sales.  Minock, a food industry veteran of 27 years, started his career at Cashin Systems in 1988...

Illinois firm to acquire Marel slicing business unit

Elgin, Ill.-based The Middleby Corporation announced it would acquire the assets and the manufacturing facility of the High Speed Slicing business unit of Marel, based in Norwich,...

Zoetis selects grant recipients for PEDV research

Zoetis has awarded research grants to Suidae Health and Production and to Iowa State University to discover solutions that can help improve control of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus...

Handtmann announces additional 2015 OEM training courses

The 2015 Handtmann Maintenance and Repair Training Class Schedule features in-depth two and three day courses for each major product line, including the Handtmann VF 600 series, the...

Admix is going back to the future

Admix Inc. and its 57 employee owners are returning back to where it all started over 26 years ago, in the picturesque town of Londonderry, N.H. The company has expanded into a new...

February, 2015

Walton's catalog now available

The Walton’s 2015 Commercial Meat Processors Supplies Catalog has shipped. Distributed exclusively to commercial meat processors, the newest supplies catalog from Walton’s...

Birko recognized as a Top 50 Family-Owned Colorado Company

Birko has been named by ColoradoBiz magazine as a Top 50 Family-Owned Colorado Company for 2015. "We're thrilled to be recognized as a Top 50 Company for the third year in a row,"...

Plantic Technologies’ ultra-high barrier adds shelf life for J&G Foods

Plantic Technologies, Ltd., an international supplier of performance biopolymers, announces that its ultra-high gas barrier, renewably sourced Plantic eco Plastic roll stock, has been...

Finnimore named VP pf sales, meat/further processing in North America

Marel announces the appointment Mark Finnimore as Vice President Sales, Meat and Further Processing in the United States and Canada. In this capacity, he will lead the teams of Territory...

Profitable back meat harvesting solution for Rapid Plus

The all new Meyn back meat harvesting solution saves on labor and further increases profitability in breast deboning. The solution allows for automatic harvesting of the back meat...

DuPont BAX System certified by AOAC for real-time listeria detection

The DuPont BAX System Real-Time PCR Assay for L. monocytogenes has been certified as a Performance Tested Method (PTM) by the AOAC Research Institute, a subsidiary of AOAC International...

BindEASE joins Foran’s line of functional ingredients

Foran Spice Company has launched BindEASE, an all-natural sodium phosphate replacement that increases yield and maintains the texture and flavor of meats, including chicken, pork,...

Paper Pak Industries introduces UltraZap OdorVac

Paper Pak Industries has developed UltraZap OdorVac, an active absorbent that simultaneously captures any confinement odors and reduces bacterial growth in the purge. Vacuum-packaged...

New boutique brokerage firm headquartered in Chicago and Los Angeles

Leading food facility brokers Jeffrey J. Counsell, Scott Delphey and Adam Ratajski recently announced the formation of Global Food Facilities Inc., a boutique brokerage firm headquartered...

Mepaco offers new sanitary conveyor

Mepaco has developed a new sanitary conveyor design using modular components. This new standard conveyor offering will provide Mepaco’s processing customers with greater flexibility...

Crystal Diagnostics awarded AOAC-PTM accreditation for rapid detection of “Big 6” pathogens

Crystal Diagnostics (CDx) Xpress System, a rapid and sensitive detection platform, has received AOAC-PTM Certifications for the six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (serogroups...

Kalsec achieves SQF Level 2 certification

Kalsec, Inc. has been awarded the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 certification under the Global Food Safety Initiative Edition 7.2. The certification is for food ingredient manufacture...

Electric magnetic pulleys transform belt conveyor into self-cleaning separator

Permanent and Electric Magnetic Pulleys from Eriezautomatically separate heavy tramp iron contaminants from conveyor transported materials. Customers can convert their belt conveyor...

January, 2015

Construction begins for the new TREIF customer center

Construction has begun on the new TREIF customer center. A two story building with a total floor space of approximately 13,000 square feet is to be completed by the end of 2015. The...

Marel to close facility

Marel announced it will close its manufacturing operation in Des Moines, Iowa, and merge production into an existing facility in Gainesville, Ga. The transition will begin this month...

Roka Bioscience to present on salmonella detection at IPPE

Evan Chaney from Roka Bioscience Inc. will be presenting a session at IPPE. The session will take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Hall B at the Tech Exchange. The session is...