Beverage Industry

Supplier News

June 1, 2004

Supplier News

Product Dynamics, Darien, Ill., has announced plans to expand its Orland Park, Ill., facility. The expansion will increase the size of the operation from 6,000 square feet to 38,000 square feet, adding a two-story building.
SIG Corpoplast, Hamburg, Germany, and AgrTopWave, Butler, Pa., recently signed and agreement on the use and marketing of the VPI-Vision Preform Inspector an AgrTopWave’s Petwall Plus inspection systems for measuring the material distribution of bottles.
Owens-Illinois, Toledo, Ohio, has acquired BSN Glasspack, S.A., the second-largest glass manufacturer in Europe.
The Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J., has selected Terra Technology, Ridgefield, Conn., to be its real-time forecasting solutions provider.
Velocity Express Corp., Minneapolis, Minn., has selected Atlanta-based Geocomtms’ A.Maze software for its delivery operations.
Mettler-Toledo Inc., Columbus, Ohio, has DataX, a Web-based service for its Direct Laboratory Service customers. The service provides access to calibration records, service history and other instrument data associated with customers’ laboratory equipment.
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, Nashville, Tenn., announced the acquisition of Illinois-based Lanter Logistics and Lanter Refrigerated Distributing. The merger makes the company the eighth-largest domestic third-party logistics provider in the United States.
TNT Logistics, Jacksonville, Fla., has announced it will manage transportation of finished products from BMW’s supplier network to its parts distribution centers in the United States.
Antunes Filtration Technologies, a division of A.J. Antunes & Co., Carol Stream, Ill., has announced it has received NSF Standard 53 for its UFL line of water filtration systems.
Pretium Packaging, St. Louis, Mo., has been named 2003 Packaging Vendor of the Year by Vi-Jon Laboratories Inc. In other company news, Pretium has been awarded Monsanto’s Supplier Quality Recognition Award.
OI Analytical, College Station, Texas, has introduced a new pesticides product brochure. The eight-page brochure offers solutions for determining pesticides in food and environmental samples.
Rockwell Automation, Greenville, S.C., has introduced the 2004 Reliance Electric Industrial Motor & Drives Catalog. Product information for all sizes of stock or modified stock AC and DC motors as well as standard drives is featured in the new catalog.
Foxx Equipment Co., Kansas City, Mo., has released its 2004 beverage dispensing equipment catalog. More than 4,800 items are featured in the catalog, including hard-to-find parts. The catalog is available at foxxequipment.com.
Domino Amjet Inc., Gurnee, Ill., has announced that it has reached a production milestone at its Cambridge factory. Earlier this year, the company rolled out its 50,000th inkjet machine.
The 2004 APICS International Conference and Exposition in October in San Diego will offer a three-session interactive educational event focusing on successful supply chain network principles. To register for the conference, visit apic.org.
eSkye Solutions, Indianapolis, has partnered with Allied Beverage Group in New Jersey to provide the distributor with a Web portal for customers who use eSkye’s eCMS technology.
Allison Transmission, Indianapolis, has introduced Allison Advantage, a joint OEM, dealer and customer incentive program. As part of the program, Allison is offering pricing discounts on Highway and Rugged Duty Series transmission purchased by non-Allison customers.
Seal-It Inc., Farmingdale, N.Y., was recently certified as a woman-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.
Thermo Electron Corp., Beverly, Mass., has announced its 2004 Orion Electrochemistry Products Catalog is now available. The catalog features pH, Ion-Selective Electrodes, Conductivity and Dissolved Oxygen products, among others.
PBM Plastics Inc., Newport News, Va., has relaunched its Web site, which now offers users a step-by-step product design option with drop-down menus featuring such details as wall thickness, shape and flange.