Refrigerated Solutions Group (“RSG”), an industry leader in refrigerated equipment and service, recently announced several management promotions. Bob Stevens has been promoted to the Director of Dealer Sales, Craig Hammel has accepted the role of Director of Strategic Accounts, Kim McGee has been promoted to the Director of CX & Sales Support and Pam Williams has accepted the position of Director of Business Development & Project Management for RSG. All four will report directly to Dan Hinkle, Chief Commercial Officer for RSG. Stevens and Hammel will assume their new roles immediately while McGee and Williams will take on their new responsibilities August 17th.
Carrier Transicold’s new high-efficiency Vector HE 19 unit delivers exceptional cooling and freezing capacities compared to other domestic intermodal container refrigeration systems in the thin-profile class. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation. a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.
Fresh Del Monte Produce has added six new energy-efficient reefer container vessels to its fleet. The addition of the new vessels named – Del Monte Gold, Del Monte Rose, Del Monte Harvester, Del Monte Spirit, Del Monte Valiant andDel Monte Pride – marks a new chapter in environmental sustainability for the company.
The EZ-FLO Continuous Heat Treat System works via a continuously-flowing conveyor and can hold from seven to 14 stacks of 48’’x40’’ pallets at a time. Pallets inside the chamber are brought to ISPM-15 standard temperatures to eliminate pests. Pallet stacks automatically enter and exit the chamber during the treatment process.
Driscoll Foods, one of the largest independent foodservice distributors in the tri-state area for nearly fifty years, has completed construction of a 3.5-megawatt DC rooftop solar photovoltaic system at its headquarters located in Wayne, New Jersey.
ORBIS Corporation, an international leader in sustainable reusable packaging, is offering a new recyclable plastic material for use in a variety of its reusable packaging solutions. ORBIS’ Ocean in Mind program incorporates packaging made with recycled plastic material recovered near major waterways, helping to clean up coastline waste and stimulate local economies. Once collected, the plastic is sorted, reprocessed and used to make reusable packaging for the supply chain. ORBIS collaborates with customers to integrate this material into products to fit their specific supply chain needs and sustainability goals.
Humidity control may be the last thing on your mind right now if you’re running a food processing facility, trying to execute a rapid buildout to meet increased consumer demands. But, as you race to adjust production lines, “dust off” old processing equipment and ultimately ramp up how much food you’re making and storing, dialing in your humidity control will eliminate a handful of costly issues that slow down production.
The new Mettler Toledo X37 X-ray inspection system series was developed specifically to deliver efficient, cost-effective production line X-ray inspection of products in vertical packaging such as bottles, cartons, cans and canisters. The X37 system provides a highly adaptable solution that provides inspection of individual situations by offering a wide range of features. The new system also features higher-sensitivity sensors, which require lower 20W X-ray generator power consumption to complete its inspections. This eliminates the need for active cooling of the generator and reduces both Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and unit size.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.