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Jan 29, 2013

IDFA welcomes 12 new members this month.

Milk Industry Foundation

Abbott Nutrition
1399 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC  20005
Tel: (202) 378-2042
Fax: (202) 783-6631

Contact: Kristen D.W. Morris, D.V.P., Federal Government Affairs

Products/Services: For more than 85 years, Abbott Nutrition has been developing and marketing science-based nutritional products to support the growth, health and wellness of people of all ages. Internationally recognized brands include the Similac® brand of infant formulas, the Gain® brand of growing-up milks, the PediaSure® line of nutritionals for children and the Ensure® brand of complete and balanced nutrition for adults.

FrieslandCampina USA
61 South Paramus Road
Suite 422
Paramus, NJ 07652
Tel: (201) 655-7786
Fax: (847) 645-7053
Contact:  Jennifer Cosgrove; Office Manager (
Products/Services: FrieslandCampina USA provides people around the world with all the good things milk has to offer, with products that play an important role in people’s nutrition and well-being.

National Cheese Institute

Meister Cheese Co.
P.O. Box 68
Muscoda, WI  53573
Tel: (608) 739-3134
Contact:  Scott Meister; President
Products/Services: Meister Cheese Co. is committed to conceiving, producing and packaging high-quality specialty cheeses that evoke artisanal quality: an award-winning Cheddar, Monterey-Jack and Colby specialty cheeses. The company is a specialty cheesemaker that can cut, package, and label for retail sale.

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DDS Conveyor Inc.
P.O. Box 7893
St. Petersburg, FL 33703
Tel: (727) 519-8620
Fax: (727) 289-2335
Contact: Mr. William E. Sharp; National Accounts Manager
Products/Services: DDS Conveyor engineers and designs innovative material handling solutions and provides full end-of-line equipment integration services.  DDS manufactures high quality conveyor systems at competitive pricing built for durability and longevity.  DDS has extensive experience in the dairy, food and beverage, household goods, personal care, and pharma markets.


Auquix, LLC
19215 SE 34th Street, Suite 106-202
Camas, WA  98607
Tel: (360) 624-1343
Fax: (360) 735-9347
Contact: Stuart Ward; General Manager
Products/Services: Auquix provides clients with a complete product portfolio of process and wastewater equipment. Manufacturers represented include P.E.W.E. & Rogue Pump. Each project is engineered to maximize performance while keeping costs to a minimum. Clients receive full service during installation and continuing support for the life of the product.

Diversified Search LLC
55 North Wacker Drive
Suite 3650
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: (312) 756-0381
Fax: (312) 234-0584
Contact: Julie Kanak; Managing Director
Products/Services: Diversified Search LLC is an executive search firm.

950 Walnut Ridge Drive
Hartland, WI  53029
Tel: (262) 369-3535
Toll-free: (866) 369-3535
Fax: (262) 369-3536
Contact: Brad Barke; President
Products/Services: ESI Group USA (ESI) is a nationwide design-build firm providing quality projects to the food industry. The company's full-service in-house design and construction staff specializes in the planning, engineering and construction of custom food processing and distribution projects. Experience includes processed and encased meats, dairy, vegetable, fruit, bakery, condiments and other types of food processing. ESI's Three Phase Project Approach combines responsibility for design, budgeting and construction into one firm.

Nixon Peabody LLP
1300 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY 14604
Tel: (585) 263-1000
Fax: (585) 263-1600
Contact: Jared C. Lusk; Partner
Products/Services: Nixon Peabody is a full-service law firm providing comprehensive legal advice to the dairy, food, beverage alcohol and franchise industries.

Nutrinova Nutrition Specialties
222 W. Las Colinas Boulevard
Suite 900N
Irving, TX  75039
Tel: (772) 443-8221
Contact: Loretta Kelly; Strategic Marketing Manager, Americas
Products/Services: Nutrinova is the inventor of Sunett® Acesulfame potassium and a leading manufacturer of potassium sorbates and sorbic acid. The company has more than 25 years of experience in production and application of high quality ingredients. Nutrinova offers sweetener systems for a wide range of food and beverage applications. The sweet taste consumers favor is developed by using market, consumer and sensory insights. Each system allows companies to offer low/no-calorie products that taste closer to sugar/HFCS.

Qualtech inc.
1880 Leon-Harmel Street
Quebec, Quebec G1N 4K3
Tel: (418) 686-3802
Toll-free: (888) 339-3801
Fax: (418) 686-3808
Contact: George Anton; Director of Sales and Marketing

Products/Services: Qualtech designs, manufactures and installs specialized equipment that offers performance, reliability and durability, while requiring little maintenance. All systems meet the 3A, PMO, ACIA, and MAPAQ standards

SNC-Lavalin Agro
8000 Decarie Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Montreal, Quebec  H4P 2S4
Tel: (514) 735-5651
Fax: (514) 737-7988
Contact: Michael Fasold, Eng., Director of Commercial Operations, North America
Products/Services: SNC-Lavalin Agro offers process design engineering for dry and liquids, food and beverage facilities, expansions and upgrades, and integrated automation.

Serac Inc.
300 Westgate Drive
Carol Stream, IL  60188
Tel: (630) 510-9343
Fax: (630) 510-9357

Contact: Christophe Lebrun
Products/Services: Serac Inc. designs and manufactures filling and capping machines for liquid and viscous dairy products, and for standard applications, ESL or aseptic requirements.

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