IDFA welcomes three new members and a new Gold Business Partner this month. Western Dairy Innovations joins the Milk Industry Foundation, and Home Ice Cream Pty Ltd joins IDFA as an International Dairy Company Member. Motoman Inc. joins IDFA as a Business Partner, and Alcan Packaging, formerly Pechiney Plastic Packaging, upgraded its membership from Business Partner to Gold Business Partner.
Milk Industry Foundation
Western Dairy Innovations
4 Austin Avenue
Yerington, NV 89447
Tel: (775) 463-1453
Fax: (775) 463-9096
Contact: Mr. Mike Compston, CEO
Products/Services: Western Dairy Innovations is a high-volume, high-efficiency fluid milk processor with a patented package that is utilized in a caseless shipping system. The company's mission is to provide sustainability for the producer while providing quality products and cost savings to the consumer.
International Dairy Company Member
Home Ice Cream Pty Ltd
P.O. Box 6368
Toowoomba West, Queensland
Tel: (61) 7 4699 9988
Fax: (61) 7 4633 1830
Contact: Mr. Wayne Reisinger, Chief Executive Officer
Products/Services: Manufacturer of ice cream products for the home delivery market. Households only are supplied.
Gold Business Partner
Alcan Packaging (formerly Pechiney Plastic Packaging)
8770 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, IL 60631
Tel: (773) 399-8050
Fax: (773) 399-8027
Contact: Mr. Timothy Kieny, Marketing Manager, Dairy
Products/Services: Alcan supplies a full line of flexible packaging materials to the cheese and dairy industries, including foil and non-foil films and laminations, barrier bags, and forming and non-forming materials in film and semi-rigid plastics.
805 Liberty Lane
West Carrollton, OH 45449
Tel: (937) 847-6200
Fax: (937) 847-3288
Contact: Ms. Sally Fairchild, Senior Manager, Marketing
Products/Services: Motoman provides robotic solutions for nearly every industry, including food and dairy. Motomon robots stack, pack and palletize products of virtually any size or shape container (bags, bottles, cartons, pails, shrink-wrapped multi-packs). Products include more than 175 robot models, with payloads from 3kg to 600 kg. The company offers integrated robotic palletizing solutions for tracking product and handling hundreds of SKUs from multiple conveyor lines, as well as handling pallets, tier sheets and top sheets.