Crain's New York Business
recently named Seal-It, Farmingdale, N.Y., one of the Top 25 women-owned firms in New
York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester counties and New Jersey.
Mid-South Marking Systems, Memphis, Tenn., has been certified as a Sato Healthcare Gold Partner by Sato
America Inc., Charlotte, N.C. Sato’s
Healthcare Gold Level certification involves the successful completion of
classroom instruction for all Sato Healthcare products and services
including application generating software, label generation software,
specialized Sato Healthcare printers and configurations, connectivity
products, installation, pre- and post-in-service training, and Sato
Healthcare DuraMark medium and security fasteners.
TNT Logistics North America, Jacksonville, Fla., has been
involved in rebuilding efforts in Florida since Hurricane Charley hit the
state last month. Its employees, who routinely deliver supplies to home and
construction sites for Home Depot, diverted their efforts to deliver
plywood, nails, other building materials and power generators from
stores throughout Florida. By mid-August, TNT Logistics had handled 73
truckloads of high-priority material.
IRM Corp., Dallas, Texas,
is offering free customized trials of its flagship product, Sales
Discovery System. Sales Discovery is a reporting and analytics tool used by
more than 2,000 food and beverage manufacturers, brokerages and
distributors across North America.
DDS Technologies USA Inc.,
Boca Raton, Fla., recently announced it has acquired the patent ownership
for its dry disaggregation system on a worldwide basis. Prior to the patent
acquisition, DDS USA was the licensee with marketing rights restricted to
North America, South America, Central America, the Caribbean (excluding
Cuba) and Africa.
Clearwater, Fla., has announced unit maintenance manuals on CD-ROM are
available for all 11 GPM, 20 GPM and 40 GPM models. The step-by-step maintenance instruction manuals cover
removal of the injector from installation, disassembly and reassembly,
maintenance of the piston, maintenance of the air bleed and a
trouble-shooting guide. To request a copy, visit dosatronusa.com.
VBS International Inc. has
relocated its manufacturing, administration and engineering staff into one
corporate location. VBS is now located at 745-B Camden Ave., Campbell,
Norland International Inc.,
Lincoln, Neb., recently announced new brochures are available for the
company’s CasePak 5000 and ShrinkPak 5000 combination, which are
designed specifically for start-up or medium-sized bottling operations. The
systems handle bottled water products, as well as any liquid food product
packaged in 8-ounce to 1-gallon size plastic bottles.
Crew Design Inc., Kent,
Conn., has received a patent for its inflatable cooler line of products
used to display and store cold beverages on ice in retail stores.
eBusiness Solution Pros Inc., Tustin, Calif., developer of the
host-based Stay-Linked wireless terminal emulation solution, recently
signed an agreement with AML, a developer and manufacturer of wireless data collection
products. Under terms of the agreement, AML will integrate eSP's
Stay-Linked wireless terminal emulation software solution onto AML M7100
Series wireless data collection terminals.
Severn Trent Services,
Fort Washington, Pa., has announced an agreement in which Pollet Water
Group of Koekelare, Belgium, will market the company's SORB 33 arsenic
removal technology into the non-utility, point-of-use, point-of-entry and
OEM market throughout Europe.
Indianapolis, Ind., recently announced that Badger Mountain Inc., Stryker
Sonoma, Zefina and St. Francis wineries have purchased its Blend Winery
Emerson Process Management,
Austin, Texas, is sponsoring a new series of workshops designed to assist manufacturers of field-mounted instruments
using PlantWeb digital plant architecture. Contact Daniel Vande Vusse at
952/828-3831 or email Daniel.VandeVusse@EmersonProcess.com for dates and
locations of upcoming Emerson workshops.
Crown Holdings Inc.,
Philadelphia, Pa., has announced it is investing millions of dollars in its
Abilene, Texas, beverage can plant. The renovations include
consolidating three production lines into
two. The company also is planning multi-million-dollar upgrades to its
Batesville, Miss.-based plant to make it the company’s national
8-ounce can center.
Pressco Technology Inc.,
Cleveland, Ohio, has received approval from the United States Patent Office
for Intellimass, a new online technology that measures material
distribution and verifies a container’s PET quality.
Koch Membrane Systems Inc.,
Wilmington, Mass., recently debuted brochures for its Super-Cor and Super-G
product lines that clarify light and dark juices through ultrafiltration
SAP America Inc., Newtown
Square, Pa., recently announced two new qualified mySAP All-in-One reseller
partners and two new specialized vertical industry mySAP All-in-One
solutions. The two specialized vertical industry solutions are mySAP
All-in-One for beverage distributors from Denver-based Summit Enterprise Solutions, and mySAP
All-in-One for consumer product goods and food companies from
Cincinnati-based itelligence Inc. New mySAP All-in-One reseller partners are
Atlanta-based Enterprise Specialist Group and California-based Ki
Henningsen Cold Storage Co., Hillsboro, Ore., has been awarded a Golden Penguin Award from
the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association for its promotion
of refrigerated and frozen foods during National Dairy Month in June.
Hackney, Washington, N.C.,
has raised the prices on all its truck body and trailer product lines. The
price increases, due to raw material cost fluctuations, range from 6 to 8
SleeveCo Inc., Dawsonville, Ga., displayed its labeling
capabilities at InterBev in Orlando last month. It will also be appearing at
PackExpo, booth N-3522, on Nov. 7-11.
The SmartWorldAcademy has announced that all delegates
of the International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) Expo in Prague,
Czech Republic, this month are invited to visit the training center’s
facilities and take part in a short presentation of the services the
Academy can offer the ICMA members to grow their microcontroller card
business. The academy was established in February by ACG Identification, Walluf, Germany,
and is located in Prague. Further information about the SmartWorldAcademy
can be found at smartworldacademy.com.
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Beverage Industry’s December issue highlights five beverages brands that are “shooting for the moon” in terms of innovation. Also in this issue, we spotlight the premiumization of the private-label beverage market, the latest trends impacting the use of tea ingredients in beverages, the growth of beverage sales in the eCommerce platform, and much more!