Manufacturing News

Industry & People

September 1, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+

The board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company elected Joseph Tripodi as executive vice president, Harry Anderson as senior vice president and Kathy Waller as controller, and appointed Connie McDaniel as chief of internal audit.

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation will idle its chicken processing plant in Athens, AL and one of its two plants in Athens, GA as part of its continuing effort to improve capacity utilization and reduce costs. Production from the Athens, AL plant will be consolidated into two other Pilgrim’s Pride complexes, bringing those facilities to full capacity.

Pamela G. Bailey, president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, and Leslie G. Sarasin, president and chief executive officer of the Food Marketing Institute, have been elected to the board of governors of GS1 US, the supply-chain standards organization.

JBT Food Tech acquired certain aspects of Scotland-based Double D Food Engineering Ltd, manufacturer of ovens for bakery and meat/protein products.

GE and FANUC have agreed to dissolve the GE Fanuc Automation Corporation joint venture (originally established in 1986). This agreement will allow each company to refocus its investments on growing existing businesses and pursue its respective core industry expertise. GE and FANUC expect the transaction to be completed by the end of this year.

Senomyx, Inc. and Firmenich SA entered into a collaborative research, development, commercialization and license agreement for Senomyx’s flavor ingredients. During the collaborative period, Firmenich will have exclusive rights to commercialize selected Senomyx sweet enhancers worldwide.

Weber Distribution, a logistics and supply chain management provider, hired John Laws as director of transportation and Don Buys as transportation sales executive.

ARmark Authentication Technologies, LLC announced a partnership with Smiths Detection to launch IntelliMark, a complete system for verifying genuine brand and product authentication for consumer goods, secure documents, food and apparel.

Cargill agreed to sell its animal nutrition operations in Spain and Portugal to Nutreco. The sale will include 12 animal nutrition production facilities and offices.

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

Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


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 December 2014 Cover

2014 December

In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

FSMA Audit

What is the is most important step you have taken to become ready for a FSMA audit?
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 Master Cover 2014Food Master 2014 is now available!

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

Visit to learn more.