Supplier News

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...

SafetyChain teams up with House of Raeford to automate systems

SafetyChain Software announced it will provide services to automate food safety and quality management, supplier compliance and audit management at three of House of Raeford Farms’...

Hygenia expands testing portfolio with PCR-based detection systems

Hygenia announced that its testing product range now includes polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based systems, covering the entire spectrum of reliable contamination detection. From...

Kemin Industries offers meat and poultry oxidation guide

Kemin Industries, a leading provider of shelf-life extension and food safety solutions for food and beverage industries, has developed a meat handling guide to illustrate key aspects...

September, 2017

Dupps snags 'healthiest employer' honors — again

The Dayton Business Journal has recognized The Dupps Co. with its Healthiest Employers Award for 2017 — the sixth year in a row Dupps has achieved this honor. Healthiest Employers...

PMMI, PACK EXPO exhibitors raise funds for hurricane victims

PMMI, the association for packaging and processing technologies, has teamed up with the Bosch Community Fund to raise donations to support relief efforts to help victims of Hurricane...

Spartan Chemical gains new organic food certification

Spartan Chemical Co. announced that three of its cleaning and sanitation solutions have received certification for use in organic food processing facilities under the Organic Materials...

Food safety solutions provider Birko hires finance director

Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions for the protein, brew, further processing and produce industries, has announced the hire of Suzan Damron, CPA, as director of accounting...

BJM Pumps notes retirement, prepares for WEFTEC

BJM Pumps has announced that Kay Gallagher, Atlantic Regional sales manager, has retired after a 15-year career at the company. BJM added that Steve Mosley, who has served as the company’s...

GEA A-Tec spiral freezer adds to hygiene, space benefits

GEA has announced two new options for its trusted A-Tec spiral freezer for the North American market that provide significant hygiene and practical benefits to its food processing...

Provisur introduces the Omni V 220 grinder

Provisur Technologies Inc., a global leader in innovative food processing technologies and systems, has introduced its latest grinder based on its state-of-the-art Dominator Technology...

Sealed Air Food Care highlights packaging innovations

Sealed Air plans to exhibit at Pack Expo in Las Vegas later this month, and the Sealed Air Food Care display will feature a range of innovative Cryovac packaging solutions designed...

Merck opens customer food safety studio

Merck has opened its first global Food Safety Studio in Bellevue, Wash., so that manufacturers of all types of food can collaborate with Merck scientists on developing safety products...

Marlen International buys Unitherm Food Systems

Marlen International Inc. said it paid an undisclosed price to acquire Unitherm Food Systems Inc., a designer and manufacturer of thermal food processing equipment. The acquisition...