HJ Heinz will close its Stockton, Calif., plant in December of this year. Production from the facility will be shifted to plants in Fremont, Ohio; Muscatine, Iowa; and Escalon, Calif. Source: Food Business Review
Entries from October 13th, 2011
October 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Facilities, Markettrends
October 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Markettrends, People
Ralcorp Holdings Inc has named Robert Vitale CFO of Post Holdings in anticipation of a planned spin-off for the cereal brand. Source: St. Louis Business Journal
October 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Corporate News, Member News
Yaskawa, Inc., was recently featured on the ION Network’s World’s Greatest TV program, which highlights the world’s greatest companies, products, places and people. Yaskawa, Inc., joined PMMI in 2000.
October 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Acquisitions, Markettrends
Unilever has acquired Finnish ice cream maker Ingman Ice Cream. Ingman has operations in Finland, Sweden and Lithuania. Source: Bloomberg Businessweek
October 6th, 2011 · No Comments · PACK EXPO
What happened in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas for four students from University of Florida — Gainesville, and that’s a good thing. The students — Justin Simmons, Kent “Max” Kolegue, Colleen Watson, Natasha Najdovski — left PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011 (Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 26–28) with first prize in the PMMI U Student [...]
October 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Acquisitions, Member News
NJM Packaging has acquired Montreal-based automated production equipment manufacturer The Company of Jalbert Automation. The Company focuses on solutions designed for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food and chemical industries. NJM Packaging is a founding member of PMMI, joining in 1933.
October 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Acquisitions, Markettrends
The Hain Celestial Group has acquired Canadian frozen fruit and vegetable producer Europe’s Best from Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. Source: RTT News
October 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Corporate News, Markettrends
The Hershey Co. and Ferrero USA, Inc., have entered into an agreement to share warehousing, transportation and distribution. Source: Candy & Snack Today
October 5th, 2011 · No Comments · PACK EXPO
The Heinz Dip & Squeeze ketchup pack by Multivac, Inc., was the winner in the 2011 PACK EXPO Selects competition, according to PACK EXPO Las Vegas owner and producer PMMI.
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October 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Member News, People
HayssenSandiacre has appointed Eric Johnson regional sales executive for the southwest territory. Johnson comes to the position with 15 years food, medical and CPG packaging experience. HayssenSandiacre joined PMMI in 1974.