Beverage Industry

Supplier News

March 1, 2007

Supplier News

The International Bottled Water Association
, Alexandria, Va., donated nearly 150 cases of bottled water to three charities in San Antonio, Texas, where it held its board and committee meeting in January.
Tennant Co., Minneapolis, received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Waste and Pollution Prevention from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency/Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance. In addition, the company completed its acquisition of the United Kingdom’s Floorep Ltd.
Teledyne Hastings Instruments, Hampton, Va., published a new condensed brochure outlining the design features and specifications for its line of flow and vacuum instruments.
Label Printing Industries of America announced its 2007 Technical Institute will be held May 6-8 in Sewickley, Pa., at the headquarters of the Printing Industries of America and Graphic Arts Technical Foundation.
Hammer Packaging, Rochester, N.Y., received a Silver Award for Management Excellence in the National Association for Printing Leadership’s 2006 Management Plus Awards Program.
Zumbiel Packaging’s new beverage facility in Hebron, Ky., was recognized by the Forest Stewardship Council as an environmentally responsible paperboard packaging supplier.
Environline Group, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., launched a new Web site, environlinegroup.com, and e-mail newsletter, the Environline NewsFlash.
The UV systems business of Nordson Corp., Amherst, Ohio, earned the ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System certification.  
Ryder System Inc., Miami, was honored by China’s Shenzhen Logistics Association with its Excellent Foreign Logistics Company award.
Polypack Inc., Pinellas Park, Fla., opened its Dairy Division, which offers its patent-pending Clear Dairy Pads as well as various dairy packaging options. More information on the new division can be found at dairyshrinksolutions.com. Polypack’s sister company, Film Source International Inc., also launched its own redesigned Web site at filmsourceinternational.com.
Intermec Inc., Orlando, Fla., honored its 2006 Partners in sales and alliances. HighJump Software was awarded North America- U.S. partner of the year; Trimble Mobile Solutions won Outstanding Account Win; and Cisco Systems received the company’s Alliance Partner of the Year award.
Georgia-Pacific Packaging, Atlanta, introduced its Packaging Systems Optimization program, which is a five-step process to improve the efficiency of the packaging supply chain.
Saddle Creek Corp., Lakeland, Fla., released a white paper, “2007 Food Logistics Industry Report,” which reveals the state of the food logistics industry.
Bosch Rexroth Corp., Buchanan, Mich., offers a few Packaging Machinery OEM Productivity Kit on its Web site, boschrexrothus.com/lean. The kit features a resource CD that includes a guidebook on “Lean Manufacturing: Principles, Tools and Methods” and “Seven Types of Waste in Packaging.”
Krohne Inc., Peabody, Mass., released its 2007 brochure for the food and beverage industry with an illustrated overview of the company’s measurement technology offerings.
Kenco Logisitics, Chattanooga, Tenn., announced it will provide full logistics services, including transportation, warehousing and logistics management for Atlanta’s Red Toe Soda business.