Sanitary Design Industries LLC developed technology that maintains precise vapor pressure and temperatures in cheese caves and other aging and drying and curing environments. This new system allows maintenance of consistent temperatures and relative humidity levels within tight limits.

TIC Gums opened a new manufacturing facility in Guangzhou, China, allowing the company to meet the growing global demand for texture and stability solutions within the food and beverage industry. The new facility expands the company’s production capabilities to fulfill orders for the Asia Pacific market.

Ecolean’s new reclosing device SnapQuick was awarded the Nordic packaging award Scanstar 2014. The award recognizes outstanding packaging products from all five Nordic countries.

Ingredion Inc. announced that a number of its texturizer and nutrition solutions have achieved non-GMO project verified status.

Last year, Harpak-ULMA celebrated 20 years of exclusively representing G.Mondini packaging systems in North America. The celebration commenced in November at Pack Expo 2014, where four Mondini lines were exhibited.

PerkinElmer acquired Perten Instruments Group AB, an acquisition that is expected to significantly expand PerkinElmer’s presence in the rapidly growing area of food testing.

For three years running, Roha USA has received level 3 certification from the Safe Quality Food Institute at its color manufacturing location in St. Louis, Mo.


David Michael & Co.'s President and COO Skip Rosskam won the Circle of Excellence award from SmartCEO Magazine in the International Business category.

Deb Wycoff was appointed the new CEO of Devansoy, a soy protein ingredient manufacturer.

Laurette Rondenet-Smith, president and CEO of Edlong Dairy Technologies, was inducted into the University of Illinois at Chicago’s 2014 Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame last November.

PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, hired Tracy Stout as vice president of marketing and communications.

Carol O’Neill was named as Barry-Wehmiller’s new vice president of strategy, technology and key initiatives.

Coveris appointed Loic Sebileau as director, Global Business Development.

Fristam Pumps USA appointed Jardel Viana as regional sales manager for South America.

Rob Thompson joined BPA (Blueprint Automation) as the new southeast regional sales manager.

Westfalia Technologies Inc. hired Aaron Corcoran as account executive.