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Look Who's Joined IDFA

Apr 27, 2009

IDFA welcomes six new members this month. Steuben Foods, Inc. joined the Milk Industry Foundation; Gifford's Ice Cream joined the International Ice Cream Association; and Maytag Dairy Farms, Inc. joined the National Cheese Institute. Joining as new Business Partners are Consolidated Container Company, E.H. Wachs and Solon Manufacturing Company.

Milk Industry Foundation

Steuben Foods, Inc.
1150 Maple Road
Elma, NY 14059
Ph: (716) 655-4000
Fax: (716) 805-1330
Contact: Mr. Ken Schlossberg, President
Products/Services: Steuben Foods is among the largest producers of low acid aseptic products. Steuben produces ELT and UHT products for other companies, as well as branded and private label food products sold to retailers and through foodservice. A partial list of products includes milk, organic milk, soy milk, puddings and gelatins, and yogurt smoothies. Privately owned, Steuben operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in suburban Buffalo, NY.

International Ice Cream Association

Gifford's Ice Cream
25 Hathaway Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
Ph: (207) 474-9821
Toll Free: (800) 950-2604
Fax: (207) 474-6120
Contact: Mr. Roger Gifford, President
Products/Services: Ice cream manufacturer. Gifford's mission is to provide award-winning ice cream-stand ice cream, while conducting business in a fun family atmosphere that is sustainable for the long term.

National Cheese Institute

Maytag Dairy Farms, Inc.
P.O. Box 806
Newton, IA 50208
Tel: (641) 792-1133
Fax: (641) 792-1567
Contact: Ms. Myrna Ver Ploeg, President
Products/Services: Produces Maytag blue cheese.

Business Partner

Consolidated Container Company
8510 State Road
Haslett, MI 48840
Ph: (517) 281-6577
Fax: (586) 816-0596
Contact: Mr. Ken David, National Business Director
Products/Services: Consolidated Container Company serves the needs of diverse end-markets with a broad range of products and specializes in rigid plastic containers for the dairy industry. The company offers full-service, award-winning package design, development and testing, as well as a broad portfolio of stock products. Customers are fully supported by CCC technical and customer service resources.

E.H. Wachs
600 Knightsbridge Parkway
Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3617
Ph: (847) 505-8366
Contact: Mr. Steve Yoos, Tubing Product Manager
Products/Services: E.H. Wachs is a global supplier of precision machining and sawing solutions for use in beverage, dairy and other high-purity environments. These tools are designed for accuracy when facing and squaring tubes and fittings used in welding and assembly operations where fit-up is critical. The company offers tools designed specifically to machine micro fittings and tubes from .125" to 6.0" in diameter. It also has saws designed exclusively for perpendicular cutting of tubes and pipes.

Solon Manufacturing Company
7 Grasso Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473
Ph: (203) 230-5453
Fax: (203) 530-5421
Contact: Mr. Ken Shaw, Vice President
Products/Services: A manufacturer of single use disposable items, Solon Manufacturing Company is FDA registered, American Institute of Baking (AIB) certified and ISO 13485 certified. Since 1936, Solon has supplied the dairy and food service industries with high-quality, food-safe, single-use disposable items. The company offers dairy and food products that are made in the United States, and it also can import under sheltered manufacturing agreements.

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