May 2012 Business Briefs
Fortitech Inc., Schenectady, N.Y., opened an office in Shanghai, China. Fortitech develops custom nutrient premixes for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.
Dixon Valve & Coupling Co.opened a 12,000-square-foot innovation center in Chestertown, Md. Dixon is a manufacturer and supplier of hose fittings, fluid control products and accessories used in food and beverage and other industries.
Schneider Packaging Equipment, Brewerton, N.Y., created a virtual private network diagnostics and troubleshooting option for its customers. The remote service function allows customers to initiate a private connection between their Schneider packaging machinery and Schneider’s service support team.
Nelson-Jameson Inc., Marshfield, Wis., opened a new location with 8,000 square feet of warehouse and office space in Dumas, Texas. The company said food and beverage manufacturers in the region will receive plant supplies in a more timely and cost-efficient manner.