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Look Who's Joined IDFA

Feb 23, 2009

IDFA welcomes six new members and a new Gold Business Partner this month. Eximcan - Export Trade Center, a trader, broker and supplier of dairy and other food products, has joined the National Cheese Institute. The new Business Partners are Cheesebite, a dairy and cheese industry consultant; Kagetec, LLC, a flooring systems provider specializing in food processing facilities; Monoflo International, Inc., a manufacturer of injection-molded plastic containers and trays; R & B Plastics Machinery, a provider of blow molding machines for producing product containers; and Teledyne TapTone, a manufacturer of online package inspection systems. Delkor Systems, Inc., a provider of packaging machinery for the food industry, became a Gold Business Partner.

National Cheese Institute

Eximcan - Export Trade Center
425 University Avenue
Suite 810 Toronto, Ontario M5G 1T6 CANADA Tel: (416) 979-7967 Fax: (416) 979-3030
Contact: Ms. Sabina Parmanand, Director
Products/Services: Eximcan is a trader, broker and supplier of dairy and other food products.

Business Partners

25337 W. Cedarcrest Lane
Lake Villa, IL 60046
Tel: (847) 208-2238
Contact: Mr. David W. Mehnert, Managing Director
Products/Services: Cheesebite provides consulting services to the cheese and dairy industry.

Kagetec LLC
309 Elm Avenue SW
Montgomery, MN 56069
Tel: (612) 435-7642 Fax: (612) 435-7643
Contact: Mr. Shawn Hamilton, Managing Director
Products/Services: Kagetec provides hygienic, industrial flooring systems to the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. The company offers planning and consulting services as well as installation of hexagonal ceramic tile, stainless steel drainage, waterproof membranes and wall protection barriers. Kagetec floors are distinguished by their chemical, mechanical and thermal loading capacity.

Monoflo International, Inc.
882 Baker Lane
Winchester, VA 22603
Tel: (540) 771-3137 Fax: (540) 665-0010 Toll Free: (800) 446-6693
Contact: Mr. Dennis Williams, Industry Manager - Food Containers
Products/Services: With more than 30 years of experience in the materials handling industry, Monoflo manufactures injection-molded plastic containers and trays – from reusable distribution totes to collapsible products pioneered by the company. The company offers an extensive system of tray and dolly options for the baking industry, along with food containers and bulk containers for a wide variety of clients.

R & B Plastics Machinery
1605 East Woodland
Saline, MI 48176-0100
Tel: (734) 429-9421 x111
Contact: Mr. Al Hodge, Vice President of Sales
Products/Services: R & B Plastics Machinery offers blow molding machines that produce containers for the dairy industry.

Teledyne TapTone
49 Edgerton Drive
North Falmouth, MA 02556
Tel: (508) 563-1586 Fax: (508) 564-9945
Contact: Ms. Melissa Rossi, Marketing Manager
Products/Services: Teledyne TapTone manufactures online package inspection systems that enable processors to test, analyze, pass or reject containers for various types of defects – all in a fraction of a second. Teledyne TapTone systems are used to inspect seal integrity, leak detection, fill level, dud detection, and vacuum and pressure levels on packages made of glass, metal or plastic. For more than 30 years, TapTone has supplied systems to the food, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, personal care and nutraceutical markets around the globe.

Gold Business Partner

Delkor Systems, Inc.
8700 Rendova Street NE
Circle Pines, MN 55014
Tel: (763) 746-1886 Fax: (763) 783-0875 Toll Free: (800) 328-5558
Contact: Mr. Ken Sullivan, Director, Marketing
Products/Services: For more than 30 years, Delkor Systems has provided packaging machinery to the food industry for a wide variety of applications, such as tray, carton, box, flat pad and dairy case. Delkor Systems is known for its SPOT-PAK® and TRAY-PAK® package concepts, which now provide customers $20 million a year in packaging material savings, according to company estimates.

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