People and Industry News: September 2019
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION has expanded its Threat Detection Services on a global scale. The system, powered by CLAROTY, identifies and protects industrial control network assets, detects threats, and provides response and recovery capabilities to potential threats.
TOMRA FOOD opened a new 4,000-sq.-ft. customer service center in Bengaluru, India. The facility enables TOMRA to demonstrate its expertise in sorting products such as cereals, pulses, nuts, raisins, dehydrated vegetables, coffee and more.
TREEHOUSE FOODS INC.
TREEHOUSE FOODS INC. entered into a definitive agreement to sell its snack division to ATLAS HOLDINGS LLC for $90 million.
JBT CORPORATION and SAFETRACES, a food safety and traceability solutions provider, announced a global alliance to integrate SafeTraces’ DNA-based technologies into JBT’s solutions portfolio for worldwide distribution.
ECLIPSE AUTOMATION of Cambridge, Ontario, acquired TRANSMODULS LTD., located in Veszprém, Hungary. Transmoduls provides automation solutions for food and other markets.
ENDRESS+HAUSER expanded its center of competence for advanced analysis in Lyon, France, by investing about $2 million in a new production facility and office space.
PROMACH has acquired STOCK AMERICA, a provider of integrated turnkey process sterilization solutions.
GIVAUDAN and BÜHLER formed a development partnership to accelerate market access for Switzerland food startups.
TETRA PAK is working with ACCELERACE to find the most ambitious startups working in food processing technologies. The company is looking for scalable business model ideas for increased flexibility, customization and automation.
BYRD COOKIE COMPANY’s Chairman Emeritus BENNY CURL earned the SPECIALTY FOOD ASSOCIATION’S Lifetime Achievement Award at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City for his service to the industry.
D&W FINE PACK LLC
D&W FINE PACK LLC appointed GARY REHWINKEL as CEO, replacing Keith Maib, who served in interim capacity for the past year.
FRISTAM PUMPS hired KARI KREGER as its human resource manager and PETE DANIELSON as controller.
MIURA BOILERS hired ED VERDEROSE as its national accounts manager. He has held several engineering and sales positions at different companies since beginning his career in 1987.
SUPERFOOD HOLDINGS (formed from combining Beaming Wellness and Project Juice) hired CLAY SANGER as CEO.
NATURIPE FARMS appointed GLENN DANIELS as director of business development, value-added fresh.
DEMATIC appointed BERNARD BIOLCHINI as EVP and CEO for the Americas region.