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
Teledyne Hastings Instruments, Hampton, Va., published a new condensed brochure outlining the
design features and specifications for its line of flow and vacuum
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.
Rochester, N.Y., received a Silver Award for Management Excellence in the
National Association for Printing Leadership’s 2006 Management Plus
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
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.
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
Chattanooga, Tenn., announced it will provide full logistics services,
including transportation, warehousing and logistics management for
Atlanta’s Red Toe Soda business.
Beverage Industry’s November issue highlights the 100-year advocacy of the American Beverage Association and what’s next for CEO Katherine Lugar and a new plastics initiative, Every Bottle Back. This issue includes a special report on craft beer, an Up Close With feature on PRESS hard cider and what is sparking innovation in natural colors. Read more about how protein is powering up beverages and how warehouses are using WMS and WCS systems to streamline operations. As usual, the latest trends in new products, packaging and ingredients are highlighted.
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