Supplier News

August, 2018

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...

Morris taps Lee to head up Asia sales

CF Lee has joined Morris & Associates as general manager, Asia. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Lee is responsible for all sales and service in the Asiatic region and China. Lee has over...

Erazo joins Cantrell as sales engineer, project manager

Cantrell, an innovative solutions company for the poultry industry, has added Jose Erazo as a sales engineer/project manager. He will be responsible for design and management of all...

noax Technologies moves to new Charlotte office

noax Technologies Corp., a leading manufacturer of industrial PCs, has relocated its North American headquarters in Charlotte, NC. The new office is located approximately 10 minutes...

Provisur partners with Dantech

Provisur Technologies, Inc., a global leader in innovative food processing technologies, has announced a partnership agreement with Dantech Freezing Systems, headquartered in Aalborg...

USDA FSIS chooses 3M for pathogen testing

3M Food Safety has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) for pathogen detection instruments and kits. The...

Iowa State offers first-ever online meat science certificate

Iowa State University has launched its first-ever online certificate program in meat science. The online Graduate Certificate in Meat Science focuses on formal and in-depth training...

Shepard joins FSNS as chief financial officer

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS), a national network of ISO 17025 accredited testing laboratories, announced that Doug Shepard has joined the company as chief financial officer. Shepard...

Graves named to American Coolair Farm Sales Division

American Coolair has named H.B. Graves as a sales representative in the Farm Sales Division. In this role, Graves will work with American Coolair customers in greenhouse, poultry and...

D&F Equipment donates $500,000 to Auburn University

Auburn University's College of Agriculture has received $500,000 from D&F Equipment Sales Inc. and the Fortenberry family, the company founders. The money will support the Charles...

Bosch plans to sell its packaging business

Bosch has announced that it is looking for a buyer for its packaging machinery business (PA), specifically the pharmaceuticals and food units of the company's Packaging Technology...

Food Safety Net Services wins global standards award

Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit (FSNS C&A) has won the BRC Global Standards CEO Award 2018. This award recognized the commitment demonstrated by FSNS C&A in...

Free GFSI position paper on food safety culture

GFSI has published a position paper, "A Culture of Food Safety," to help food industry professionals establish and maintain a culture of food safety within their respective organizations...

PCR assays meet new ISO 16140-2 standard

AFNOR, an ISO certification body in France that is a widely recognized European accreditation body of food safety detection methods, has now issued extensions in accordance with the...

Urner Barry appoints editorial director

Urner Barry has announced the installation of an editorial director to oversee the company’s distinguished news division. Jamie Chadwick-Lee has been appointed to undertake this...