Duravant LLC, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Key Technology Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of digital sorting, inspection, conveying and processing equipment. The transaction significantly extends Duravant’s reach across food processing with new complementary products and applications.
Plastics, paper and other packaging materials bring many benefits to the food supply chain, including sterility and prolonged shelf life. However, there is the potential for transfer of chemicals from the packaging to the food, which is why FDA regulations surrounding food contact materials exist. Understanding this legislation is key to creating effective, safe and legally compliant packaging.
Chub packaging gains ground as it delivers safe food and longer shelf life.
January 16, 2018
Today's chub packaging for meats simplifies handling for consumers and on the packaging line. When research showed consumers want to minimize contact with raw meat, Cargill added an easy-peel feature to its Our Certified brand of ground beef in one-pound chubs.
Duravant, a global engineered equipment manufacturer serving the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, has acquired Ohlson Packaging, a weighing, counting and filling machine manufacturer.
Wildeck Inc., has earned the prestigious Most Valuable Supplier Award for 2018. The MVS Award is granted by the industry’s trade association, Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA).
Shipping major manufacturing equipment around the globe is no simple task, requiring significant logistics planning and coordination between manufacturers and suppliers. For Mayfran International, a Cleveland-based leader in scrap and material handling solutions, delivering its conveyor systems to customers in the same quality condition in which they left the manufacturing floor is a top priority.
Wildeck's new “RML” product categorywith the new RiderLift™ Rideable Material Lift is an innovative and affordable lift that increases material handling efficiency and meets ASME A17.1/CSA B44 “Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators.”
In our October issue, the PACK EXPO Connects preview will whet your appetite for its new virtual format, applying IIoT technology and analytics, cold cereal trends, marketing as a tool for packaging, exploring tomorrow’s packaging and more.