Supplier News

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...

FPSA names sr. director of membership and business development

Dolores Alonso has joined the staff of the Food Processing Suppliers Association, the largest U.S. association of suppliers of equipment and services to the global food and beverage...

First high-intensity LED lighting system for poultry facilities launched

AHPharma, Inc., a manufacturer and designer of services and products for the food animal industry, has partnered with i-lighting, a manufacturer of the LED Lighting Simplified connection...

Foodmate US names Verel vice president of sales

Foodmate US has named industry veteran JC Verel as its vice president of sales for the United States, Canada and Mexico.   Verel has more than 25 years of poultry industry experience...

D&F announces staff changes for 2015

D&F Equipment Sales has made the following role changes as of Jan. 1. Congratulations to our team members for their great work and continued growth:   Adam Walker - Director...

Birds are bigger than ever – challenge or opportunity?

Today chickens are four times bigger than 60 years ago. This genetic evolution offers a higher yield performance, but only if the processing equipment has undergone a similar development...

Zonca named VP of global sales, marketing & product management

Tipper Tie has appointed David A. Zonca as vice president of global sales, marketing & product management effective January 5, 2015. His most recent position was director of global...

PolyConversions, Inc. offers cost-effective protective wear

PolyConversions Inc. (PolyCo) prides itself on providing food processing and industrial/safety professionals with unsurpassed value and the highest quality products made only in America...

Harpak-ULMA exclusively offers Cryovac Darfresh rollstock technology

Harpak-ULMA announces a new partnership with Cryovac Sealed Air offering its Cryovac Darfresh rollstock technology on ULMA TFS thermoformers. The new Ulma Darfresh combines state-of-the-art...

Fusion Tech offers smokehouse rebuild service

An inefficient and improperly functioning smokehouse decreases production and costs you time and money. If your smokehouse is running less than optimal, it may be time for an upgrade...

Skinner upgrades boost efficiency, ease maintenance

Some of the industry's best skinners keep getting better, with new upgrades and conversion kits that keep your Prime Equipment Group chicken and turkey skinners performing their best...

Packaging converter invests $2 million in 25,000-sf facility

In spring 2015, Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., will open a new 25,000-square-foot Co-Packing Facility and Innovation Center at its Elk Grove Village manufacturing operation. Clear Lam...

White paper: Closed plant deemed safe for production after use of antimicrobial

PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, announced that Dr. James L. Marsden, Ph.D., distinguished professor of food safety and...

December, 2014

New assembly line for GEA Bock FK vehicle compressors

To continue to offer its customers a maximum of quality, reliability, flexibility and supplier dependability, GEA has invested in a new assembly line at its location in Frickenhausen...

Romer Labs’ RapidChek Listeria NextDay AOAC certification extended

Romer Labs announced that its RapidChek Listeria NextDay test system earned Performance-Tested Methods (PTM) certification from the AOAC Research Institute for various ready-to-eat...