Northwest Food Processors Association names Kirsten Ringen as Community Engagement and Education Manager
Portland, Ore. November 18, 2015. The Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA), a 102-year organization based in Portland, Oregon, announced today that Kirsten Ringen has been named the new Community Engagement and Education Manager. Ringen spent the last five years with the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN), helping people launch their businesses, connect with local resources, and achieve their goals and dreams. Prior to OEN, Ringen had worked with NWFPA on membership development and events.
Pam Barrow named Vice President of Northwest Food Processors Association
Longtime energy and sustainability policy advisor set the standard for membership achievements
Portland, Ore. October 30, 2015. The Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA), a 102-year organization based in Portland, Oregon, announced today that Pam Barrow, the organization's energy and sustainability policy director, has been promoted to vice president. In announcing her new role, NWFPA president David McGiverin said her leadership in issues important to the food processing industry have been invaluable to both the association and its members.
Published: October 20, 2015
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Northwest Food Processors Association annual conference is January 11-13, 2016 at Oregon Convention Center; 20 breakout sessions; 400 exhibitors; early bird registration at http://bit.ly/2016NWFPAExpo
Portland, Ore. October 20, 2015. The Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA), a 102-year organization based in Portland, Oregon, announced today its two keynote speakers for the annual Food and Beverage Manufacturers Expo and Conference. Jeff Manning, the creator of the famous "Got Milk?" campaign will present "Collaboration Marketing: Building Bridges with Co-Branding." Frank Yiannas, vice president of Food Safety for Walmart, will address "The Future of a Safe and Sustainable Food System."
Published: October 7, 2015
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The 8th annual event, to be held January 13, 2016 at the Oregon Convention Center, focuses on new technologies, thermal efficiency, water use, regional resources, and key energy efficiency takeaways.
Portland, Ore. October 07, 2015. The Northwest Industrial Energy Efficiency Summit planning committee announced today that former Colorado Governor William "Bill" Ritter will headline the 8th annual event, which takes place on January 13, 2016, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Among topics discussed by the Governor will be the new EPA Clean Power Plan.
The Energy Efficiency Summit focuses on practical applications of energy efficiency for industrial companies in the region, and attracts manufacturers, industrial equipment suppliers, as well as utility companies, energy efficiency service suppliers, non-profit agencies, state and federal agencies, and educational institutions. Lead sponsors of the event are Bonneville Power Administration, Energy Trust of Oregon, and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.
In honor of MFG Day 2015, Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) and AKT CPAs, Advisors, and Consultants are pleased to jointly award a Certificate of Recognition to OFD Foods, Inc. For Manufacturing Day 2015, OFD Foods, Inc. (formerly Oregon Freeze Dry) is being celebrated for its remarkable accomplishments in promoting a positive manufacturing image, which it calls “an end game” to high schools, colleges, the community and other businesses and industry.
OFD Foods, Inc., maker of Mountain House® Adventure Meals™, is the largest diversified freeze dryer in North America, is a leader in both global reach and the variety of uses to which they have adapted freeze drying technology. From hundreds of individual ingredients, to fully prepared entrees and with a full range of packaging options in both food and non-food categories, they can apply the most elegant preservation technology known to your company's needs. Headquartered in Albany, Oregon, their facilities have more than 32,000 sq. ft. of freeze drying surface. As a major employer in the area, they take pride in supporting their community and giving back through volunteer work and local sponsorships. (http://www.ofd.com/)