a provider of hf/f/s and tray sealing equipment. Mahaffy & Harder will become part of Pro Mach’s Ossid div. a provider of leak-proof packaging and labeling solutions for case-ready protein products.
Thermo Electron Corp. has partnered with the Department of Food and Science and Nutrition University of Minnesota in a 2-year research project to investigate factors that control food safety and quality.
Sato has purchased Checkpoint Systems’ Bar Code Systems businesses.
KHS Inc. changed its name to KHS USA Inc.
Kuka Robotics Corp. signed Transbotics Corp. as its newest system partner.
Squid Ink Mfg. Inc. signed an agreement to open a fluids manufacturing and equipment repair facility in Shanghai China.
Bradman Lake GmbH moved to a new 1 sq’ purpose-built factory in Dietmannsried Germany.
GE Fanuc Automation named Instrument Control Systems Inc. as a new Premier Solution provider.
Eriez announced plans to expand its plant in Erie PA. The expansion will add 24 sq’ to the facility.
Sherwood Technology changed its name to DataLase.
Flint Group was selected as the new name for the holding company created by the merger in late 2005 of XSYS Print Solutions Luxembourg Belgium and Flint Ink Corp. Dave Fescoln was named CEO of the new company.