Supplier News

December, 2017

Multivac takes over slicing operations of VC999

Multivac announced it has taken over the slicing activities of VC999, allowing the packaging specialist firm to offer complete packaging lines for sliced products such as cheese, sliced...

Sealed Air helps Butterball with real-time performance analysis

Sealed Air Corp. said its CogniPRO Focus system helped Butterball improve its premium product yield in the hand cutting, deboning and meat removal process. Hodgkins, Ill.-based Sealed...

TOMRA issues white paper on food waste

TOMRA Sorting Solutions announced it is making a study providing what the Dutch company said is a closer look at the psychology of food waste available in the form of a downloadable...

Boehringer Ingelheim adds two members to veterinarian staff

Boehringer Ingelheim announced the addition of Roy Jacob and Claudia Osorio, both veterinarians, to its U.S. Poultry Veterinary Services team. Dr. Jacob received his Bachelor of Veterinary...

BJM Pumps introduces explosion-proof submersible pumps

BJM Pumps has announced the release of the new XP­-SKG explosion-proof electric submersible pumps. The XP­SKG pumps are specifically designed for tough conditions where explosion...

Frontmatec wins access to China market with Xinglong investment

Frontmatec has signed an agreement to acquire Jining Xinglong Food Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (“Xinglong”), a leading supplier of equipment to the red meat industry...

Bunting Magnetics appoints Miller GM at Newton, Kan., plant

Bunting Magnetics Co. has named Kevin Miller general manager of its primary manufacturing facility in Newton, Kan., where he will oversee all operations including production, inside...

November, 2017

WITT presents precision metering valve with sintered body

WITT-Gasetechnik GmbH has introduced an alternative to a needle valve for metering very small quantities of gas. The company said in a news release that its PMV Precision Meter Valve...

Kalsec expands application laboratory capabilities in Europe

Kalsec has announced the opening of a new laboratory with state-of-the-art analytical facilities at its Mildenhall, U.K., location. Kalsec, a producer of natural spices and herb extracts...

Butler Automatic says splicers lower reclosable packaging lead time

Butler Automatic, the inventor and global leader of automatic splicing solutions, has announced that its film splicers make pre-applied zipper film easy to incorporate into existing...

Spartan Chemical promotes Parris to food processing manager

Spartan Chemical Co. has appointed Tom Parris to the role of manager of food processing, part of the Maumee, Ohio-based manufacturer’s growth in the food processing sanitation...

Processing system manufacturer Alkar names Moskal president

Lodi, Wis.-based Alkar has promoted industry veteran Tim Moskal to the post of president of the company. Prior to his promotion to president, Moskal was vice president of Alkar Sales...

Provisur hosts 'Thanks a Ton' event to celebrate 200th slicer

Provisur Inc. recently hosted a "Thanks a Ton" event to celebrate the delivery of its 200th CashinEdge slicer to be manufactured and placed into production. The slicer — which...

Food Safety Net Services opens new food testing lab near Atlanta

San Antonio-based Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has opened its most state-of-the-art analytical laboratory for the food and consumables industry in the southeast United States. The...

3M sets finale for its ‘From Rules to Tools’ webinar series

3M Food Safety and Neumann Risk Services will conduct the last of its four-part “From Rules to Tools” webinar series Dec. 5, providing insights on what a strong food safety...

Leybold launches new family of helium leak detectors

Leybold has announced the Phoenix 4, a new family of helium leak detectors specifically suited to meet the increasing quality demands of research and development operations. With its...

DuPont Teijin Films offers flame retardant polyester film

Hopewell, Va.-based DuPont Teijin Films announced it is now offering a new class of flame retardant polyethylene terephthalate (PET) polyester films that are designed to help designers...

Corbion sets sustainable growth as its new strategy

Corbion has established creating sustainable growth as its core strategy for the years 2018-2021, the Dutch manufacturer of lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, emulsifiers, enzyme...

Multivac names Walker its new regional sales manager

Multivac Inc. has appointed Brad Walker to the post of regional sales manager, Northern California, bringing his more than 15 years of experience in capital equipment sales —...

Accles & Shelvoke launches device to rate stunning effectiveness

U.K.-based Accles & Shelvoke Ltd. has introduced a new device for measuring the performance of their CASH stunning tools. The new CASH Captive Bolt Stun Check measures the precise...

Multivac celebrates 30 years of packaging excellence

October 2017 marked 30 years since Multivac Inc. became the official US daughter company of Multivac Global. To commemorate this milestone occasion, the company held a multi-day...

PSSI sets safety plan to avoid conveyor-cleaning accidents

Packers Sanitation Services (PSSI) has developed a safety initiative that has already reduced the number of conveyor-related accidents in 2017 by reducing machinery run times during...

Zee Company wins USDA nod for antimicrobial products

Zee Company Inc. announced that UDSA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has approved the use of the company’s Microtox Plus and Microtox Ultra products for OLR...

Accelerated Analytical Labs reports improved pathogen test results

Milwaukee-based Accelerated Analytical Laboratories is reporting faster and more reliable pathogen test results following its recent acquisition of the bioMerieux GENE-UP Real Time...

October, 2017

Strong revenue, earnings, orders fuel Q3 gains for JBT Corp.

JBT Corp. reported a 20-percent rise in revenues, a 43-percent increase in operating income and a 27-percent gain in orders in the third quarter of fiscal 2017. The Chicago-based global...

JLS to spotlight its new robotic packaging platform in January

JLS Automation said its latest robotic packaging platform will be highlighted at the upcoming IPPE show in Atlanta in January after it introduced the machines Pack Expo in Las Vegas...

Haskell appoints veteran Sáenz EVP, COO

Haskell, a leading global architecture, engineering, construction and consulting firm has named John Paul Sáenz executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO). Sáenz...

Motion Industries executive elected 2018 PTDA president

Motion Industries Inc. announced that Jim Williams, vice president of Corporate Purchasing & Supplier Relations, has been elected president of the Power Transmission Distributors...

SmartDrive helps Smithfield lower truck collision rates

Smithfield Foods Inc. has deployed the video-based safety program developed by SmartDrive Systems, a driving performance solution that reduces collisions and improves fuel efficiency...

JBT appoints Sternlieb EVP, president of protein

JBT Corp. has named Paul Sternlieb as executive vice president and president of protein, effective Oct. 23. Sternlieb joins the Chicago-based technology solutions provider to the food...