Manufacturing News

Industry and People

December 1, 2008
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Muhtar Kent, president and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company, and Jeffrey P. Ansell, CEO, Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, were elected to the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s board of directors. 



Yogen Früz, an international frozen yogurt company with more than 1,100 locations in 20 countries, will open multiple stores throughout the US. Some initial locations include Los Angeles; Washington, DC; Chicago; Houston; Dallas; Miami; and upstate New York.

Casa de Oro Foods, LLC sold its Louisville, KY manufacturing facility and business to Mesa Foods, Inc.

American Dairy Products Institute appointed Dale Kleber as its new CEO. Kleber has more than 20 years’ experience in dairy and food-related businesses.

Sealed Air opened the Cryovac Flavour Mark Retort Laboratory at Clemson University. Located in Clemson’s packaging science department in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, this teaching, research and service facility will provide hands-on learning about food packaging, especially shelf-stable retort packaging.

Goodman

PMMI inducted five new members to the Packaging Hall of Fame at PACK EXPO International 2008. This year’s presentation honored Jim Goodman, Goodman Packaging Equipment; Tom Lowery, Ethan Allen; Ben Miyares, PMMI; Eric Nord, Nordson Corporation (posthumously); and Herb Schueneman, Westpak Inc.

Mark Klossner was appointed to vice president and general manager of the Altra Engineered Couplings Group.

Nord

Siemens IT Solutions and Services, a division of Siemens AG, named John E. Evers Jr. president and CEO of its business in the US and Canada.

The Reusable Packaging Association appointed Jerry Welcome as president. Welcome has more than 16 years’ senior-level management experience in the produce industry and served as vice president of the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI).

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

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

Multimedia

Videos

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.

Podcasts

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

FSMA Audit

What is the is most important step you have taken to become ready for a FSMA audit?
View Results Poll Archive

Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE FOOD ENGINEERING STORE

Food-Authentication-Flyer-(.gif
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.

Food Master

Food Master Cover 2014Food Master 2014 is now available!

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

Visit www.foodmaster.com to learn more.

STAY CONNECTED

FE recent tweets

facebook_40.pngtwitter_40px.pngyoutube_40px.png linkedin_40px.pngGoogle +