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Refresco completes Whitlock acquisition

Refresco Group N.V., a European bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices for A-brands and retailers, has completed the previously announced a... continue reading »

Monsanto, Bayer agree to merge

Bayer and Monsanto today announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for $128 per share in an all... continue reading »

Packaging Corporation completes TimBar acquisition

Packaging Corporation of America has completed its acquisition of TimBar Corporation, an independent corrugated products producer, in a cash-free, deb... continue reading »

Emerson acquires PakSense, Locus Traxx

Emerson recently acquired PakSense and Locus Traxx. Chicago-based Sikich Investment Banking acted as the exclusive sell-side adviser. PakSense was in... continue reading »

Key Technology promotes Switten as area sales manager

Key Technology has promoted Bert Switten to area sales manager for central and northern California. Switten is responsible for bringing Key’s digit... continue reading »

Teresa Sebring named MCAA president

Effective Aug. 1, the board of directors of the Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA) appointed Teresa Sebring as president of the... continue reading »

Dewulf building new logistics center

Dewulf, developer of harvesting technology for potatoes and carrots, is expanding its Roeselare, Belgium site with a new Smart Logistics Center. The n... continue reading »

Tong family member joins sales division

Alice Tong, daughter of chairman Charles Tong, and sister to managing director Edward Tong, has joined the family-run vegetable handling equipment man... continue reading »

Mann hires director of food safety

Mann Packing has hired Greg Komar as director of food safety and product quality. He  will be responsible for all food safety and product qualit... continue reading »

BrandStorm attendees to visit Clif Bar & Company

The United Fresh Produce Association’s second annual BrandStorm marketing event will take place Nov. 14-16, 2016 in San Francisco, California at the... continue reading »