Koch Membrane Systems launched a new website to give users clear and easy access to content while supporting the depth of the company’s expertise. The site is structured around the company’s two major business segments: Industrial & Life Sciences and Water & Wastewater.
Barry Callebaut AGand Unilever signed a long-term global partnership agreement where Barry Callebaut will become Unilever's strategic global supplier and innovation partner for its cocoa and chocolate needs.Ultimately, Barry Callebaut will provide 70% of Unilever's global cocoa and chocolate products. This will be achieved under a wide-ranging joint business development plan involving close cooperation across innovation, sustainable sourcing, capacity expansion and value improvement. As a result of the agreement, Barry Callebaut will invest approximately $24 million in its worldwide factory network to prepare the capacity required to fulfill the long-term partnership agreement. The additional volumes have a ramp-up period of 12 months, starting immediately. Both parties agreed not to disclose any further terms of the agreement.
On the Move: Personnel Changes
Polypack, Inc., Pinellas Park, Fla.
Darrell Pfiffnerwas named national accounts manager for the dairy sector, responsible for the international marketplace. Previously, he was the international sales manager, handling shrink wrap equipment sales for Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Bell Flavors and Fragrances, Inc., Northbrook, Ill.
Michael Natalewas promoted to general manager of Bell Mexico in Guadalajara. Katie Gutierrez is leading the marketing team, as well as coordinating and organizing the marketing teams in Mexico, Canada and Brazil.
iTi Tropicals, Inc., Lawrenceville, N.J.
Phil Aubryjoined the company as vice president, product management, responsible for lead sourcing, sales and product strategy for certain iTi products.