Supplier News

May, 2018

The Dupps Co. receives FMA safety award

The Dupps Co. of Germantown, Ohio is the recipient of a 2018 Safety Award of Merit from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA). Open to all FMA company...

FPSA Foundation announces scholarship winners

The Foundation of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FFPSA) has announced the recipients of 15 Career Development Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year. The winners...

3M receives certification for rapid E. coli test

3M Petrifilm Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate, a next day indicator test that quantifies the presence of E. coli and other coliform bacteria, has earned Performance...

Meyer Industries and KOFAB team up, now PFI

Food industry conveying companies, KOFAB and Meyer Industries, have teamed up to form a new company, Precision Food Innovations (PFI). According to a company announcement, PFI will...

Kevin Roach named president of Harpak-ULMA

Harpak-ULMA, distributor of packaging equipment and systems in Taunton, Mass., has announced that Kevin Roach has been named president of the company effective immediately. Roach is...

Sealed Air reports first quarter results

Sealed Air Corp. has announced financial results for the first quarter 2018, reporting a total net sales increase of 10 percent year-over-year to $1.1 billion from continuing operations...

AMSA welcomes Essentia Protein Solutions as sustaining partner

Essentia Protein Solutions has joined 40 other companies and institutions as a sustaining partner of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA). “Essentia’s role...

Registration open for FPSA webinars

The Food Processing Supplier Association (FPSA) has announced that registration is open for three free webinars. May 29, 2 pm ET: FPSA Model Sales Contract Resource Guide (FPSA...

JBT Corporation reports Q1 2018 results

JBT Corporation, a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry, reported results for the first quarter of 2018 on May 1...

Oversea Casing Company acquires DeWied International

Oversea Casing Company, LLC announced April 30 that it has completed the acquisition of DeWied International Inc. and will be operating under the new name Oversea DeWied International...

Free white paper on dispensing system applications

Hydro Systems, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of proportioning and dispensing systems, has released its latest free white paper, “The Benefits of Dispensers...

April, 2018

Birko unveils new Birko by Lagafors sanitation equipment

Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions for the protein, protein harvest, further processing, produce, and brewing and distilling industries, is now the exclusive distributor...

3M integrates Elution Technologies, allergen test kits

3M Food Safety has completed the integration of Elution Technologies, a Vermont-based manufacturer of test kits that enable food and beverage processors to test their products...

Ti breaks ground on Detroit meat processing facility

Wolverine Packing, along with Tippmann Innovation (Ti), has broken ground on its fifth meat processing plant in Detroit's Eastern market. Ti, a leading cold storage builder...

Arthur Handtmann passes away at 91

Arthur Handtmann, president of the Handtmann Group Advisory Board, passed away on April 14, 2018 in Biberach, Germany.  In a press release, the company noted that with his passing...

Neogen names Donofrio VP of Food Safety R&D

Neogen Corporation has named Robert Donofrio as vice president of food safety research and development. Donofrio had recently served as the director of this group of 75 scientists...

Bryan Rast joins American Coolair Farm Sales Division

Bryan Rast II has joined American Coolair as a sales representative in the Farm Sales Division. Rast works with American Coolair customers in greenhouse, poultry and dairy industries...

Foodmate US names Howard Saul as regional sales manager

Foodmate US has announced that Howard Saul has joined the company as national account manager for West Coast customers. Saul has 30 years’ experience working in the meat industry...

Intralox NEXT event draws 350, showcases conveyance innovation

The inaugural Intralox NEXT Conveyance Innovation Summit, held April 11-12 in New Orleans, La., drew 350 customers from the food, packaging and consumer goods distribution industries...

Meat industry suppliers raise over $100,000 for scholarships

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced that its Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance Foundation (MISAF) raised over $100,000 on Thursday, March 22 during the...

Tyson Foods recognizes suppliers of the year

Tyson Foods, Inc. has announced seven companies as winners in its thirteenth annual “Supplier of the Year” awards program. The awards were presented at a luncheon at Tyson...

Framarx/Waxstar receives BRC food safety certification

Framarx/Waxstar, a family-owned and operated waxed and coated paper manufacturer, has announced that the company has received a double AA rating from the British Retail Consortium...

Harpak-ULMA appoints Davis as regional sales manager

Harpak-ULMA has announced the appointment of Jeff Davis as regional sales manager responsible for the East Central region, which includes Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Davis has a more...

Hagedorn named Neogen VP of food safety operations

Neogen Corp. announced today that Jerome Hagedorn has been named its vice president of food safety operations. In his new role, Hagedorn will be responsible for the manufacturing...

Coveris Holdings to sell Americas business

Global packaging manufacturer Coveris Holdings S.A. has entered into an agreement with TC Transcontinental to sell the company’s Americas packaging business for an aggregate...

New IAF-GFSI global partnership formed

The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a pillar of The Consumer Goods Forum, are pleased have formed a new partnership as part of...

JBT launches redesigned flagship website

JBT, one of the world’s leading solutions providers for the food and beverage processing industries, announced in early March the comprehensive relaunch of its online presence...

Tippmann Group celebrates golden anniversary in 2018

In 2018, Tippmann Group celebrates 50 years of doing business in the cold storage and construction industries. According to the company, when John Tippmann Sr. founded Tippmann Construction...

March, 2018

Malott appointed president/CEO at MULTIVAC

Effective July 1, 2018, Matt Malott, formerly vice president of sales and marketing of MULTIVAC, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, will assume the position of president/CEO. Malott joined...

Nominations open for Charles Beard Research Excellence Award

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation are accepting nominations for the Charles Beard Research Excellence Award through July 1. The goal of this award is to recognize outstanding...