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.
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.
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’
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Beverage Industry’s October issue features a cover story on our 2019 Executive of the Year, Jim Koch of the Boston Beer Co. This issue also features a category focus on bottled water and the innovations that abound in flavored, functional and sparkling waters. The issue also includes an ingredient spotlight on the beloved chocolate ingredient as well as voice-picking solutions aimed at streamlining beverage warehouses. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
Check back throughout the month for additional content.