May 1, 2006
The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) have agreed to co-locate their agricultural expositions beginning January 2007. The International Poultry Expo will devote space for a separate and distinct feed industry component as part of its annual exposition in Atlanta. The AFIA also will explore opportunities in developing and conducting educational venues in conjunction with upcoming IPEs. “This agreement represents a significant step forward for our organizations,” said Don Dalton, USPOULTRY president. “We anticipate it will extend our prior successes and create new opportunities for our members, exhibitors and attendees.”
Henningsen Cold Storage Co. has been named one of the 100 Best Companies to work for in Oregon. The rankings are put out by Oregon Business Magazine and are determined by surveys of a company’s management and employees. Henningsen Cold Storage, based in Hillsboro, is an 83-year-old public refrigerated warehouse company. Warehouses are located in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma.
Dur-A Flex Inc. is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Since its beginning in 1966 and continuing with major innovations in commercial flooring systems today, the company remains committed to delivering superior flooring systems. The company offers 100-percent solids epoxies, cementitious urethanes and fast-curing Menthyl Methacrylates (MMA).
Nelson-Jameson Inc. has been named an approved distributor of Kimberly-Clark products. The company now has direct access to workplace products, including safety apparel, gloves and protective sleeves, as well as washroom products and wipers. Kimberly-Clark is known for innovative wipers matched to any environment, making cleanup fast, easy and efficient.
AmeriCold, the nation’s leading third-party supplier of supply-chain solutions in the consumer packaged goods category, has announced additional capacity for blast freezing and improvements to its Columbia, S.C., facility. Two blast cells will be added, along with the modification of the existing refrigeration system and the installation of new storage racks. The company is also expanding its Albertville, Ala. facility by 93,420 square feet, adding an additional 12,000 pallets of storage space. Additionally, AmeriCold has expanded its freezer capacity at its West Point, Miss., facility, creating 4,400 new pallet positions in a 0 F to minus-10 F freezer warehouse.