Acquisition of Lakewood Process Machinery
A&B Packing Equipment, Inc. is pleased to announce that the product lines of Lakewood Process Machinery are now part of the A&B line of equipment effective March 6, 2015. This acquisition represents a pooling of the expertise of two major fruit and vegetable equipment manufacturers, and will produce a superior line of packing & processing equipment for the industry. Read More …
FRESH BLUEBERRY HARVESTER
A&B Packing Equipment, Inc. is pleased to introduce the worlds first fresh fruit blueberry harvester! Read More…
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Value Added Regional Food Hub Grant Program
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The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is offering a grant opportunity to promote and enhance Michigan’s food and agriculture industry.
MDARD will accept proposals intended to establish, retain, expand, extract and/or develop value added agricultural processing and/or develop regional food systems by enhancing or facilitating aggregation and distribution of Michigan grown agricultural products. Grants will be awarded at a maximum amount of $75,000.
Agricultural Cooperative: A group-owned or member-owned entity or business that provides, offers, or sells agricultural products or services for the mutual benefit of the members thereof.
Nonprofit Corporations: Any organization or institution as defined by Michigan Public Act 162 of 1982.
Business Entities: An organization as defined by Michigan Public Act 23 of 1993, who is in good standing with the state of Michigan and whose primary function involves the production, processing or marketing of Michigan grown agricultural products.
Economic Development Organizations: An organization whose mission is the improvement, maintenance, development and/or marketing or promotion of a specific geographic area.
Food and Agriculture Awards
Winners Pump Up Economy
Corp! magazine’s annual Michigan’s Food and Agriculture Awards honor individuals and businesses that are helping to ensure the state doesn’t store all of its economic eggs in one basket.
Michigan’s food and agriculture industry contributes more than $90 billion annually to the state’s economy, making it the second-largest industry in the state behind the longtime bellwether, manufacturing. The agriculture industry’s growers, processors, retailers and other operators provide direct or indirect employment to more than 900,000 Michigan residents.
A&B PACKING EQUIPMENT INC.
2014 Food and Agriculture Award winner
A&B Packing Equipment Inc., formed in 1995, touts itself as the leader in fresh packing and cleaning equipment for fruits and vegetables worldwide. It promises to deliver superior equipment that provides speed, accuracy and gentleness for processers that use the equipment, according to its website and Facebook page.
A & B PACKING EQUIPMENT
A&B has become the leader in fresh packing and cleaning equipment for fruits and vegetables worldwide. We have achieved this by relentlessly working to produce new and innovative ideas, along with the best customer service on Earth combined with hard working, dedicated, loyal employees and the latest industrial manufacturing techniques.