• Film Source International Inc.
Pinellas Park, Fla., has redesigned its Web site to offer a more friendly
navigation system. Visit www.filmsourceinternational.com
information and/or quote on clear, print-registered film and/or stretch
• Foss North America Inc. has moved
its facility to a new location in Eden Prairie, Minn. Company president
Christian Svensgaard says Foss has experienced steady growth in past years
and he expects that growth to continue. “The additional space will
give our customers and our employees the tools to be successful in the
coming years,” he says. The new address is 8091 Wallace Road, Eden
Prairie, Minn., 55344; phone and fax numbers remain the same.
• Cargill Inc.
, Minneapolis, has
launched a new Web site for texturizing solutions. The site,
, provides a wealth of technical insight and
application knowledge tailored to the needs of food specialists worldwide.
Cargill Texturizing Solutions offers range of texturizing ingredients and
functional systems including cultures and enzymes, hydrocolloids,
lecithins, soy proteins and starches.
• Pinellas Park,
Fla.-based Polypack Inc.
has announced the opening of its new Dairy Division. Given
the success of its shrink-wrapper dairy packaging equipment and the
enthusiastic reception of its patent-pending Clear Dairy Pads, the company
says it decided to open a division dedicated to the dairy industry. Dairy
food processors can now log onto Polypack’s dairy division Web site
to view the latest innovations in dairy
packaging as well as the different options in packaging dairy products;
tapered cups, plastic jugs, gable tops and more.
• Paul Mueller Co., Springfield, Mo.,
has announced the completion and successful start-up of the company’s
totally redesigned manufacturing line at its Osceola, Iowa, plant. The
redesign includes investment in new capital equipment and automation,
building structure upgrades and a new state-of-the-art manufacturing flow.
This investment is part of Paul Mueller’s continuing effort to
service the growing needs of its customers.
• Thiele Technologies Inc. and its
parent organization, Barry-Wehmiller Companies
Inc., have announced the acquisition of SWF Companies of Reedley,
Calif. Officials say the acquisition positions Thiele Technologies as one
of the largest manufacturers of primary, secondary and robotic packaging
solutions across a broad spectrum of industries.
• Fage USA Dairy Industry Inc., based in
Athens, Greece, has chosen York, Pa.-based Westfalia
Technologies Inc. to supply an automated
storage and retrieval system (ASRS) for the warehouse portion of a new
yogurt manufacturing plant in Johnstown, N.Y. The facility is Fage’s
first manufacturing facility in the U.S. market, and is due for completion
by late 2007. Westfalia has also been awarded a contract by the Stahlman Group’s WhiteWave
Foods Co. of Bridgeton, N.J. for a DeepLane Push-Back Pallet Flow System with Selective Rack
• Thermo Electron Corp. and Fisher Scientific International Inc. have merged to create Thermo Fisher
Scientific Inc. The new company, based in
Waltham, Mass., has estimated revenues of $9 billion and 30,000 employees
in 38 countries around the world.
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