Tech Briefs

’s newest sanitary conveyor platform, the AquaPruf 7400 Ultimate Conveyor Series, has received certification from the State of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection stating that it fully complies with the highest sanitary standards for use in food applications and processes throughout the state. The platform is engineered for multiple daily cleanings, with a variety of options to speed up the process, such as tip-up pulleys, belt lifters and frame cutouts for tool-less access to the inside of the system.
Mariani Packing Co. in Vacaville, Calif., is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2006. Started as a small, four-acre farm in California’s Santa Clara Valley, Mariani has become an international company, supplying dried fruit and snacks throughout the United States and in more than 22 foreign countries.
LMB Sales Inc. opened its doors in April with offices in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., and Omaha. Partners Larry Bockelman, John Lucas and Mike Motyka have significant sales experience in the milling, baking and food industries and will represent clients selling quality hard winter wheat flour, hard spring wheat flour, soft wheat flour, sugar, specialty sugars, seeds and spices, and cocoa. Maria Bernard and Marsha Gonzalez will provide customer service for LMB.