Naperville, Ill.-based World Packaging Organization (WPO) signed an agreement with Italy-based Ipack-Ima S.p.A. to support and promote the exhibitions at East Afripack, which will take place Sept. 9-12, 2014, in Kenya, and Ipack-Ima, which will take place May 19-23, 2015, in Italy. In return, WPO will have an institutional booth at both shows and will appoint a representative in the Steering Committee of East Afripack 2014. The WPO also will host the WorldStar Ceremony at Ipack-Ima.
The Closure and Container Manufacturers Association (CCMA), Barrington, Ill., will become part of the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT), Dallas, effective April 1. A group will be formed with representatives from both organizations to facilitate the transition.
Greensboro, N.C.-based Volvo Trucks North America, Greensboro, N.C., announced that it has increased the work capacity of its western U.S. locations by 15 percent since January 2010, including the addition of nearly 80 truck service bays, 135 Volvo-certified technicians and nearly a 22 percent increase in parts inventory.
Ross manufactures a wide range of bench-top mixers for research and development (R&D) and pilot-scale requirements, with selections for multi-viscosity processing, dry solid-solid blending, powder wet-out, inline (continuous) mixing, agitated vacuum drying, homogenization, emulsification and particle size reduction/wet milling, the company says.
Domnick Hunter, a division of Parker Hannifin Corp., has developed a range of carbon dioxide purification systems that are designed to act as quality incident protection units to help in protecting the final beverage from possible flavor defects and hazards, the company says.
Salient Management Co., Horseheads, N.Y., a provider of performance optimization software, appointed HighJump Software Inc., a Minneapolis-based global provider of supply chain management software, as its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partner for its Salient Dashboard Miner and Dashboard Viewer.
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