Manufacturing News

Industry & People

Jeff Harris and Mike Ward of T. Marzetti and Gary Hegger and Mark Shambaugh of Shambaugh& Son received FE’s Plant of the Year 2007 award at the Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo held in April.

Food Engineering presented the 2007 Plant of the Year award to the management team of T. Marzetti Co.’s 220,000-sq.-ft. dressings and sauces plant in Horse Cave, KY.  The winning facility features extensive use of off-site fabrication that facilitated quick and efficient construction, superior sanitary design, product-saving pigging system and innovative use of the interstitial area between walkable ceilings and roof.  The project, designed and built by Shambaugh & Son, L.P., provides present and future production capabilities for Marzetti’s dressings and sauces.  The facility was completed in 19 months and was on budget.  Engineering features include six recessed process kitchens, five packaging lines and a state-of-the-art integrated process/CIP plant automation system.

Siegling Belting will operate under the corporate brand name Forbo and will become Forbo Movement Systems. As part of the new image, Huntersville, NC-based Siegling has changed its company name to Forbo Siegling.

Celsius Holdings, Inc., the maker of Celsius calorie burning soda, has selected Erin Heit for the position of marketing vice president.

Greg Lee, Tyson Foods, Inc. chief administrative officer and international president, has decided to retire early from full-time employment.  Lee is a 27-year veteran of Tyson and was scheduled to retire next February.

E. Ray Murphy has joined Casa de Oro Foods LLC as CEO.  Murphy will be located at the company’s headquarters in Louisville, KY. Casa de Oro manufactures a full line of flour and corn tortillas, taco shells, fried chips, pre-cut chips, flatbreads and pizza crusts.

Thomas W. Santel, who has served as vice president of Anheuser-Busch’s corporate planning for the past 11 years, has been named president and CEO, Anheuser-Busch International, Inc., while retaining his corporate planning responsibilities. For 10 years, Santel has been a member of the board of Grupo Modelo, the largest brewer in Mexico and important source of equity revenue for Anheuser-Busch.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Food Engineering Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo 2015

Images from Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 12-15, 2015. The event brought food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
More Podcasts

Food Engineering

Food Engineering May 2015 Cover

2015 May

The May 2015 issue of Food Engineering explores effective tools for hitting manufacturing targets. Also, read how processors are looking for faster ways to detect harmful pathogens in food and beverages without sacrificing accuracy or reliability.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Plant Facility/Site Issues

What issue about your current plant facility/site keeps you up the most at night?
View Results Poll Archive


Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


FE recent tweets

facebook_40.pngtwitter_40px.pngyoutube_40px.png linkedin_40px.pngGoogle +

Food Master

Food Engineering Food Master 2015Food Master 2015 is now available!

Where the buying process begins in the food and beverage manufacturing market. 

Visit to learn more.