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On this Valentine’s Day, the MISA Scholarship Fund is starting to receive applications for the 2022-2023 School Year. The MISA Foundation Scholarship Fund was formed in March of 1989 by the Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance (MISA) to encourage and support those interested in pursuing careers within the meat industry or engineering field. Scholarship recipients are
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For months, I have been meaning to bring up the Production Lines at PROCESS EXPO last November. These three working lines brought together 27 different manufacturers to produce gluten free focaccia rolls, plant-based chicken nuggets and frozen packaged meatballs in demonstrations throughout the day that highlighted the latest innovations in processing and packaging technology. I
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Three Are Promoted to Leadership Roles as Grote Integrates Its Latest Acquisition  COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2022 – Today, Grote Company, a manufacturer of reliable, top-quality food slicing and assembly equipment, announced several promotions that will help it continue to grow in 2022 and beyond. With these changes, the company intensifies its focus on sales
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  Media Contact: David Seckman CEO/President 703-663-1200 [email protected] For Immediate Release January 19, 2022 FOOD INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS JOIN FORCES WITH FOLDS OF HONOR McLean, VA – The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced an expansion of its Giving Back charitable efforts to include the Folds of Honor Foundation in furtherance of its mission to provide
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That damn stock market. I can’t help but watch each day and wonder where it’s going and what is happening to my retirement fund. Inflation, omicron, the end of quantitative easing…. you name it. It’s all keeping me up at night since early November. I know, I’m not alone. If that wasn’t enough, look at
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My son just completed his first day on the job, after graduating from a state college with a degree in Marketing. His job search was more difficult than he expected, thanks in large part to his internship in 2020 being cancelled due to the pandemic. Without that experience, he wasn’t quite sure in which direction
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  Media Contact: Andy Drennan Senior Vice President, Membership & Business Development 703-663-1201 [email protected] For Immediate Release January 11, 2022 KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCED FOR 2022 FPSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE McLean, VA – The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced Brian Beaulieu, CEO and Principal of ITR Economics, as the keynote speaker for the 2022 FPSA Annual
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I read a piece this morning regarding email fatigue and the “proper” frequency for sending out emails to avoid disengagement among recipients. According to a survey in this piece, respondents report 8.1 emails per month which is a slight decline from recent years. They suggest that this is being driven down because of lower response
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Twenty-three-year CRB veteran Paul Skinner, PE, promoted as Tim Henquinet, existing CFO, announces his pending retirement after nearly a decade of service KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Jan. 5, 2022) – CRB, a leading global provider of engineering, architecture, construction, and consulting solutions to the life sciences and food and beverage industries, announced today that Paul Skinner
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With the holiday break now over, I have returned to the gym, just like the many millions of people who have resolved to get into better shape. For many years, I found this to be a cynical exercise as around 25% of people don’t stick to their resolutions for even a single week! But I
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