Supplier’s News

Kingsport, Tenn.-based Eastman Chemical co. has Launched Centaurs International Inc., a Diagnostics Business Dedicated to Providing Rapid Microbiology Testing Solutions to Food, Dairy, Meat and Nutraceutical Processing, as Well as Other Industrial Markets. the Centrus Product Line has Been Designed to Provide Fast and Accurate Actionable Test Results.
Columbia, Pa.-based Facilities Design & Construction Co. has formalized an affiliation with Webber/Smith Associates of Lancaster, Pa., merging its engineering and design services under the Webber/Smith Associates Inc. brand. Recognizing parallel capabilities in the competitive national market, the firms have chosen to capitalize on their combined resumes within the food and cold storage industries.
In a move to strengthen its position as a leading third-party logistics provider, Oregon-based Henningsen Cold Storage Co. has opened a cold-storage operation in Kent, Wash., a suburb of Seattle. The Kent facility offers both frozen and refrigerated storage space and services for local, regional, national and international customers. The fully-racked facility has 14 truck doors with a refrigerated loading/unloading dock.
Omaha, Neb.-based DTN has launched DTN Dairy™, the industry’s leading source of comprehensive dairy-specific market, weather and news information available directly to customers with a single subscription. DTN Dairy is a major new release of DTN’s producer series.
DuPont Packaging, Wilmington, Del., in cooperation with Campden and Chorleywood Food Research Association, Gloucestershire, England, and the National Food Processors Association, Washington, D.C., has announced its call for entries for the 18th DuPont Awards for Innovation in Packaging. Packaging designers, converters, consumer and industrial packagers and equipment manufacturers are encouraged to enter innovative, new product packaging developments which have plastic materials as an essential component. Entry forms can be found at www.dupont.com/packaging. Deadline for submission is April 30, 2005.