Leading packaging and processing solutions provider, tna, announces the appointment of Tim Reardon as its new group solutions manager – processing for the Americas. Based at FOODesign’s North American headquarters in Portland, Oregon, Tim will head up the groups’ processing solutions across the region, which include patented processing technology from FOODesign and Florigo, both tna companies. Specialising in FOODesign’s portfolio of processing equipment, such as the batch-pro® 12 series of cookers and fryers, the immerso-cook® 16 continuous frying system and the cryo-jet® 5 ambient air cooling system, Tim will support sales teams as they provide customers a complete line of start-to-finish solutions.

Educated in mechanical engineering at Gonzaga University, Washington, Tim brings over 25 years’ experience in the engineering and food industries, as well as sales, marketing and product development expertise. While working in a wide range of industrial and food processing roles, Tim successfully spearheaded a number of sales and marketing campaigns, providing the ideal experience for his position as processing specialist for the Americas.

Tim comments, “I’m very excited to be joining the tna team. This new role will enable me to apply my expertise in sales, marketing and product development to help the company expand its reach in the South and North American food processing equipment market, and to better serve our loyal customers.”

Michael Green, managing director at tna, added: “We’re really pleased to welcome Tim to the team. With his broad range of skills and impressive track record, Tim’s credibility as a candidate shone through and we’re sure he will be a great asset to help support our existing customer base and develop strong relationships across the Americas.”

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Editor’s note:

FOODesign (a tna company) is a leading innovator in food processing equipment and solutions. The company manufactures heavy-duty precision built cooking and processing machines at an affordable price. Products include cooking and baking equipment, fryers, ovens, cooling equipment, seasoning and coating machines, bulk handling conveyors, distribution and storage systems, as well as controls system technology. In addition, FOODesign offers a range of added-value services including project support and maintenance to ensure optimal performance.

About Florigo Industry B.V.:

With over 60 years of experience in the food processing industry, Florigo Industry (a tna company) is widely known for its ability to boost capacity, improve quality and increase efficiency with its wide range of innovative food processing technology. The company specialises in the design, manufacture and servicing of high-performance processing equipment for the snacks industry, including washing, de-stoning, peeling, slicing, blanching, drying, frying, cooling and freezing equipment. Florigo’s cutting-edge patented vacuum frying and de-fatting technology helps food manufacturers around the world to develop healthier snacks with unique consumer appeal.

For further information, please contact: Tim Reardon
FOODesign Machinery & Systems, Quik-Coat Coating Systems a division of FOODesign, PO Box 2449, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070, USA
Tel: +1 503-685-5030
Email: [email protected] or visit:

About tna

tna is a leading global supplier of integrated food packaging and processing solutions with over 7,000 systems installed across more than 120 countries. The company provides a comprehensive range of products including materials handling, processing, coating, distribution, seasoning, weighing, packaging, metal detection and verification solutions. tna also offers a variety of production line controls integration & SCADA reporting options, project management and training. tna’s unique combination of innovative technologies, extensive project management experience and 24/7 global support ensures customers achieve faster, more reliable and flexible food products at the lowest cost of ownership.

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