Doran Scales, Inc., announced on January 30th that Jeff Heath has been chosen as the new Western Region VP of Business Development. Jeff will be tapping into his over 30 years of experience working in B2B sales to grow Doran’s market share of weighing systems and software. Jeff is a familiar face in the baking and snack industry, due to his work as Publisher of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine. Over the five year period that Mr. Heath led the team; the brand had unprecedented growth in digital media plus achieved record revenue and profitability.
Since the genesis of solid-state relays some decades ago, the argument about which is better, solid-state relays (SSRs) or electromechanical relays (EMRs), has raged on. The answer is neither, as each relay type has positive and negative aspects. But if you factor in specific application requirements, clear winners emerge.
Doran’s new Selecta in-motion checkweigher provides high speed checkweighing and valuable production floor data at an affordable cost.
According to Mark Podl, CEO of Doran Scales, “The Selecta was designed to achieve four common goals – minimize costly downtime, maximize productivity, achieve fast ROI, and provide plant floor reporting. This new weighing system is the result of our company’s four decades of experience building scales to be used in the harshest environments.”
Doran Scales, Inc. will demonstrate its award-winning innovations at the upcoming 2016 International Baking Industry Expo (IBIE). Held October 8–11, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, IBIE is the largest and most comprehensive event for the food industry.
“The size and scope of IBIE will allow us to touch every segment of the food industry,” said Mark Podl, CEO of Doran Scales. “We will be able to interact with over 20,000 baking professionals and show them how our products can benefit their operations.”
One such product on display will be Doran Scales’ new Waste Traxx plant waste management software. At IBIE, the software will receive recognition as being a 2016 Becoming Environmentally Sustainable Together (B.E.S.T.) in Baking product. The B.E.S.T. in Baking Awards recognize companies that supply products and/or services to the baking industry that help to decrease landfill waste, foster energy and water conservation, and reduce environmental impacts.
Mark Podl is the CEO of Doran Scales, Inc., founded in 1978, providing a complete line of connectivity solutions and scales for food service, industrial and medical.
Tariffs and trade: How current policy is impacting industrial scale pricing, production and service.
In July, the U.S. imposed tariffs on a range of imported products, including scales, steel and aluminum. The tariffs have sparked a response from China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and other trading partners.