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August 2019

Bettcher Industries celebrates 75 years of Trimmer Expertise from Ohio/USA

30-08-2019

Bettcher Industries turns 75. The world's leading manufacturer of innovative cutting and trimming tools for the meat processing industry celebrated its anniversary at the company’s headquarters in Birmingham, Ohio, USA. Larry Bettcher, company founder and former CEO, took present and former employees and their families on an exciting journey …

Van Drunen Farms and SouthAm Freeze Dry Announce New Business Partnership

30-08-2019

The Van Drunen Family of Companies ("Van Drunen Farms") and SouthAm Freeze Dry ("SouthAm") today announced a new partnership whereby Van Drunen Farms will take a majority stake in SouthAm. Van Drunen Farms, with headquarters in Momence, IL, is a world leader in agriculture, food science, and dehydrating fruits, vegetables, and grains. SouthAm is …

Lycored Study Shows Benefits of its Tomato Nutrient Complex for Blood Presure

29-08-2019

Lycored’s tomato nutrient complex has been shown to be linked to a beneficial effect on blood pressure. In a new double-blind randomized study, tomato phytonutrients were shown to have a beneficial effect in maintaining blood pressure within normal range, but lycopene alone was not. Part of Lycored’s heart health clinical program, …

Xeikon Adds Valuable Features to its Panther Technology

29-08-2019

Xeikon has developed a specific solution for printers looking to enhance and increase their range of labels. It is the unique combination of the Xeikon X-800 workflow and the PantherCure UV ink that can generate a tactile layer, responsible for a so-called “haptic effect” in print. Printers can easily create designer labels with …

Givaudan Shares Industry-leading Protein Expertise at Strategic Conference in Singapore

28-08-2019

Joint industry-government event plans to develop Singapore as Asia Pacific alternative protein hub Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrance company, has shared its leading alternative proteins expertise at a major industry roundtable event, backed by the Singapore government’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research …

Bühler and Premier Tech to Form a Strategic Cooperation

28-08-2019

Swiss Bühler Group and Premier Tech from Canada, today announced the formation of a strategic cooperation for industrial flexible packaging solutions. Both companies agreed to build a design and manufacturing centre in China. “Combining the portfolio and expertise of Premier Tech and Bühler will enable future packaging solutions …

Sophisticated Product Design with Glatt Fluid Bed and Spouted Bed Technologies

27-08-2019

Photo Credit: Glatt At ProPak India 2019, co-located with Fi India & Hi India at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, Glatt will showcase its fluid bed and spouted bed technologies for almost unlimited drying and particle design applications. The plant engineering and process development specialist from Germany, Glatt …