Packaging company adapa wins award for recyclable shrink bag

Flexible packaging solutions provider adapa Group has received a WorldStar Packaging 2023 award for its recyclable shrink bag. The VACUshrink MEX ... continue reading »

Researchers seek grower input on CEA trends

University of California researchers are seeking grower input on emerging controlled environment agriculture (CEA) trends through a survey. ... continue reading »

Report: Labor shortages driving annual $500K spending on automation

Growers now spend an average of $500,000 a year on automation, according to a Specialty Crop Automation Report released and commissioned by Western Gr... continue reading »

Atlas Copco’s new vacuum pump series offers industrial advantages

Industrial equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco has developed a new DVS vacuum pump series that guarantees emission-free, quiet operation. The oil-fr... continue reading »

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Idaho Steel partners with college on workforce program

International food processing equipment manufacturer Idaho Steel has partnered with the College of Eastern Idaho on an education and workforce develop... continue reading »

A rendering of a 65,000-square-foot energy facility

Ground broken on 65,000-square-foot food waste processing facility

Food waste management company Divert Inc. has broken ground on a 65,000-square-foot diversion and energy facility in Turlock, California, that will ca... continue reading »

A new, 356,000-square-foot production facility in Mexico

Industrial equipment manufacturer Heat and Control opens Mexico facility

Heat and Control Inc., a global manufacturer of custom industrial processing and packaging equipment, has opened a 356,000-square-foot facility in Mex... continue reading »

Loblaw names Danish grocery veteran its first CEO

Loblaw Cos. Ltd., Canada’s largest food and drug chain, has named a Danish grocery veteran as its first CEO. Per Bank will join the company by th... continue reading »

Automation showcase to display latest robotic farming solutions

The 2023 FIRA USA automation showcase will connect startups and growers with the latest high-tech innovations in robotic farming solutions. The Cal... continue reading »

Key Technology sorter and conveyor among equipment in spotlight in Germany

Key Technology’s newest innovations, including its VERYX optical sorter and Zephyr horizontal-motion conveyor, will be on display in Dusseldrof, Ger... continue reading »