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Since 1988, FBN has manufactured replacement filler and capper parts and provided service for the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, distillery, automotive, chemical, cosmetic, personal care and the rapidly growing micro-brew industries.
C.W. Brabender, Spirax Sarco and Paul N. Gardner Co. each released new measuring devices for various beverage warehouse needs.
Wayne Childress, vice president of sales for the beverage and engineered vehicles division of Mickey Truck Bodies Inc., retired from the High Point, N.C.-based company after a 29-year career.
Alexandria, Va.-based The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), the trade association representing the North American glass container industry, recently launched its revamped website, gpi.org. The updated website includes detailed information about the health and environmental benefits of glass containers, images of the latest product designs, and detailed specifications for glass manufacturers.
The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), Washington, D.C., launched a new website, Cans: The Sustainable & Smart Solution, which promotes the benefits of metal cans as a packaging choice for food and beverages. The interactive microsite, which includes data and videos, focuses on cans’ sustainability and reasons for choosing cans.
Imbera’s quality of service, global presence, as well as standard bearing technology and innovations were just some of the reasons it was chosen to receive this year’s Most Valuable Supplier award at the Partnerships for Sustainable Business Success event, hosted by Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. on April 17 in Atlanta, according to Imbera.
Highlighting its Freightliner Trucks Business Class M2, Daimler Trucks North America LLC’s Freightliner trucks offer the M2 106 and M2 112, which both feature best-in-class visibility with a 2,500-square-inch windshield and have numerous manual, automated and automatic transmission choices, the company says.
Vacuum Barrier Corp. added the new MiniDose to its Nitrodose liquid nitrogen injection line.
The Association for Advancing Automation, Ann Arbor, Mich., launched a new website, a3automate.org, to engage stakeholders around the world and demonstrate to them why automation transforms business, it says.
The Kegavator facilitates unloading kegs from delivery trucks more safely than the traditional brute force method, says co-creator 1 Stop Material Handling, North Easton, Mass.
Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.
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