Sunny Valley Organics expands

Nov 02, 2012 by The Packer
Sunny Valley Organics Inc., Nogales, Ariz., has a new 5-acre greenhouse operation in Yuma, Ariz., coming into production in late November or early December.

Triangle XYM bagger serves produce industry

Nov 02, 2012 by The Packer
CHICAGO Triangle Package Machinery Co., Chicago, at Pack Expo 2012 Oct. 28-31 showed its Triangle XYM bagger with Ultrasonic Welding Technology and its Model XYS08 Continuous Motion Bagger, both of which boast applica

Automated Packaging adds scale to its bagger

Nov 02, 2012 by The Packer
CHICAGO Streetsboro, Ohio-based Automated Packaging Systems is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and the two brothers who founded the company (Hershey and Bernie Lerner) were inducted into the PMMI Packaging Hall of F

ITW Muller wrapper targets fresh produce

Nov 02, 2012 by The Packer
CHICAGO Arlington Heights, Ill.-based ITW Muller's machine-stretch-wrap film called Reducer came out earlier this year and the company showcased it at Pack Expo Oct. 28-31, along with its Pak-Air and Octopus "B" Serie

TNA’s robagFXIS 3ci promises double speed

Nov 02, 2012 by The Packer
CHICAGO Coppell, Texas-based TNA North America Inc., which began shifting its focus to the U.S. last year and working with carrot giant Grimmway Farms on conveying scales and portable bagging, unveiled its vertical fo

Truckers aren’t all about the freight rate

Oct 31, 2012 by The Packer
ANAHEIM, Calif. Other than increasing freight rates, the best way for produce companies to secure the trucks they need when they need them, according to a transportation specialist, comes down to one word that Aretha