Dairy Supplier News Briefs

Rieger purchased its longstanding partner Flow Products in Wisconsin to strengthen the presence of Reiger valves and services in North and South America. Business is conducted as Rieger Flow Products, which is the first subsidiary of the German valve manufacturer Rieger.

AAK, a producer of high value-adding specialty vegetable fats, has a new website, NonHydro.com, dedicated to nonhydro solutions for dairy, baking and confectionery manufacturers.

Kason Corp., a U.S.-based manufacturer of screening, sifting and fluid bed processing equipment, acquired Kek-Gardner Ltd., a UK-based manufacturer of sifting, mixing and size reduction equipment.

DuPont received an Agrow Award for best packaging innovation at the annual awards ceremony in London in September.

Electronics For Imaging Inc. merged with (CTI) Corrugated Technologies Inc.'s Productivity Software business unit. CTI is a provider of manufacturing execution software for the corrugated packaging segment.

The KHS Group, a manufacturer of filling and packaging systems, is building a new production shop at its site in Hamburg, Germany.

DDW opened its second site in Louisville, Ky., for manufacturing food ingredients. The new state-of-the-art facility will produce DDW’s new EmulsiTech color emulsions.

Flavorchem Corp. acquired a flavor production facility in Kerepes, Hungary. This acquisition adds to the company's European presence and supports the production of its liquid, powdered and spray-dried products.

FMC Corp. will establish a European regional headquarters and research facility in Hørsholm, a suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark. The new FMC European Innovation Center is expected to open in 2016 and will serve as a central hub for research and development, regional corporate functions and regional commercial teams.

Holac Maschinenbau GmbH will be relocating to the newly developed Industrial Estate, Rotbühl in Nattheim, Germany. This modern facility will form the core of all commercial, production and new product development.

The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) is opening a new training center at its new national headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.

Flowcrete Americas is part of a project to boost growth plans for Ontario cheese-maker, Mariposa Dairy, with a new 40,000-square-foot processing facility in Lindsay, Ontario. The processing facility, built and project managed by the Tri-Mach Group, features new state-of-the-art equipment designed to accommodate rising packaging volumes and more.

Synerlink, a Barry-Wehmiller form-fill-seal packaging solutions company, opened its U.S.-based spare parts operation in Duncan, S.C.

Consumer goods packaging supplier Mondi added three IPN Equipment B.V. spout insertion machines to its Jackson, Mo., portfolio of flexible package production equipment.