Supplier News

November, 2017

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...

SaniTrace marks milestone for logging ground beef

Software solutions provider SaniTrace announced it has logged more than 120 tons of ground beef through its recall alert system in less than one year, the company said in a news release...

Motion Industries names Lenard to executive post in Dallas

Motion Industries Inc. has appointed Stacy Lenard vice president-general manager of its Dallas division. Lenard most recently was corporate accounts manager at Birmingham, Ala.-based...

Alfa Laval offers upgrade to reduce tank-cleaning time

Alfa Laval has introduced three rotary jet head tank cleaning heads that the company said can clean tanks 70 percent faster and reduce operating costs by 80 percent. The new jet heads...

PURE Bioscience releases test results for antimicrobial system

PURE Bioscience Inc. said the in-plant testing of its PURE Control antimicrobial processing aid achieved strong results in eliminating Salmonella from poultry parts. In a production...

FOSS offers white paper to help determine proper protein analysis

FOSS Analytics is providing access to a white paper that can help processors determine which protein analysis technology is more appropriate in specific applications. The document...

Birko appoints new director of accounting and finance

Birko Corp. announced that it has hired Suzan Damron, CPA, as director of accounting and finance of the food safety solutions provider. The Henderson, Colo.-based company said Damron...

Corbion Purac to showcase new ingredients at FIE 2017 (UPDATED)

Corbion Purac is preparing to spotlight its expanding roster of bio-based food ingredients for savory foods, meat confectionary and fresh produce at the Food Ingredients (FIE) trade...

New name for HPP, cold storage services firm

Universal Pasteurization and Universal Cold Storage has changed its name to Universal Pure, a reflection of the Villa Rica, Ga.-based company’s long-term commitment to advancing...

Private equity firm invests in Bettcher Industries

Bettcher Industries Inc. announced that Morgenthaler Private Equity has made what the Birmingham, Ohio-based company called a “significant equity investment” as part of...

Certus to distribute Solus Scientific's pathogen test system

Certus has signed an expanded partnership agreement to distribute the Solus Pathogen Detection System from U.K.-based Solus Scientific across the U.S. food safety market. Food Safety...

GEA launches new PowerGrind models to boost efficiency

German food processing equipment maker GEA has introduced the GEA PowerGrind 200 to complete the robust, high-capacity PowerGrind family, which cut up fresh and frozen meat without...