BioSafe Systems: Expanding Horticulture Coverage for Colorado and Beyond

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems is proud to announce the strategic hire of Zac Ricciardi, as a Technical Sales Representative for Colorado and surrounding areas. Zac brings with him over twelve years of horticultural sales experience in the western and central regions of the USA. As an active member of the horticulture community, his wide knowledge range of crops and growing methods will be integral in aiding customers meet their goals.

Having experience as a supplier and a large-scale grower, Zac brings with him a drive for clean growing and believes in BioSafe’s mission to help growers become more sustainable without sacrificing effectiveness.

National Sales Manager, Jeff Kline, is excited to have Zac on board and to have his eagerness and problem-solving skills in the field helping growers throughout his region. “The amount of real world experience that Zac brings to the team is invaluable, I am excited to have him covering the mountain region and I am confident that he will be your go-to guy.”

When Zac isn’t spending time with growers you can find him enjoying outdoor adventures with his wife and dog. Snowboarding, fishing, and camping in the Rockies are among his favorites. He loves to see new and exciting places and to blaze new trails whenever possible.

For more information, contact BioSafe Systems at 888-273-3088 or visit www.biosafesystems.com. Zac can be reached directly at 303.518.5105 or at zricciardi@biosafesystems.com

 

BioSafe Systems Announces the Availability of AXXE® Broad Spectrum Herbicide in Canada

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems announces the availability of AXXE Broad Spectrum Herbicide across Canada. AXXE is a non-selective herbicide designed for the control or suppression of grass and broadleaf weeds, such as (but not limited to): crabgrass, pigweed, amaranth, carpetweed, and liverworts and for contact spray control or burndown of weeds and grasses for ornamentals, turf, landscapes, interiorscapes, greenhouses, and non-crop areas on farmsteads.

“AXXE Broad Spectrum Herbicide will allow growers across the country to achieve fast burndown of unwanted weeds and grasses while maintaining a sustainable program for their farms and facilities.” Says Ester Mastronardi – BioSafe Systems Technical Sales Representative based in Leamington, ON.

AXXE features Ammonium Salt of Fatty Acid, which works to penetrate the cell walls of plants which eliminates unwanted vegetation quickly by disrupting plant tissue through cell wall disruption, resulting in cease of plant growth and brown necrosis. This powerful herbicide is formulated to act fast (within 24 hours) and to biodegrade quickly, leaving no harmful residue behind.

 

For more information and where to purchase BioSafe Systems products in Canada, contact Plant Products at 519-326-9037 / info@plantproducts.com or BioSafe Systems at 888-273-3088 / info@biosafesystems.com.

 

BioSafe Systems and Plant Products announce exclusive partnership in Canada

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems and Plant Products are excited to announce that, as an exclusive partner, Plant Products will act as the manufacturer’s exclusive distributor in key Canadian provinces including:  Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Prince Edward Island.

Plant Products has been a premier full-service supplier of fertilizer, pest control products, seeds and other consumable goods to the greenhouse, turf, nursery and specialty horticulture industries in Canada and the USA for more than 75 years. It maintains locations in Laval, QC, Ancaster, ON, Detroit, MI and head office in Leamington, ON. Plant Products brings many strengths to this new partnership including: technical sales, new product development, regulatory, marketing, and logistics.

Jeff Kline – Professional Products Segment Manager for BioSafe Systems says “Combining our efforts for a more unified approach in Canada benefits both parties exponentially. I am excited to continue delivering sustainable, quality solutions to all of Canada and continue in shared success with everyone at Plant Products.”

Kelly Devaere – Product and Marketing Manager for Plant Products adds “We are happy to partner with BioSafe Systems in Canada to expand their existing portfolio as well as launch new and innovative products in all our key markets in the coming years.”

For more information and details on this partnership and where to purchase BioSafe Systems products in Canada, contact Plant Products at 519-326-9037 / info@plantproducts.com or BioSafe Systems at 888-273-3088 / info@biosafesystems.com.

 

BioSafe Systems Introduces New PAA Production for Poultry Processing

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut – BioSafe Systems is introducing a new type of peroxyacetic acid production to the poultry market.  Trademarked as OxyFusion this on-demand system can produce peroxyacetic acid with a neutral pH as well as caustic and acidic pH values to help provide innovative solutions for poultry interventions. This proprietary system has been developed in conjunction with a technology partner under an exclusive agreement for BioSafe to introduce this revolutionary new product.

OxyFusion technology has been approved and awarded an FCN for poultry carcasses, parts, and organs for all meat, poultry, and fish intervention applications.  “This new technology is a perfect complement to our existing line of PAA product solutions,” states Rob Larose, CEO of BioSafe Systems.

BioSafe is one of the largest manufacturers of both EPA and FDA-registered peroxyacetic acid (PAA) products in North America. With four manufacturing facilities located in Nevada, Georgia, Illinois, and Michigan BioSafe can provide sustainable disease control to animal health, meat/poultry processing and egg industries across the United States.

For questions about this press release, please call 888-273-3088.

BioSafe Systems Introduces New Technology for PAA Monitoring in Poultry Processing

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut – BioSafe Systems announces that it will be introducing new technology to monitor PAA concentrations in water used for poultry processing chiller applications. The BioChambersystem is designed for real-time monitoring of chiller process waters with high pH levels that would typically damage standard probe technology.

The BioChamberis designed to read PAA ppm levels in the chiller process water in real-time and communicates with the pump controller to maintain desired levels of intervention chemistry. This system allows the chiller to automatically increase or decrease the amount of PAA being introduced into the process water, regardless of pH levels, while at the same time datalogging all operations in an easy to download file.

For questions about this press release please call 888-273-3088.

BioSafe Systems adds to Meat, Poultry, and Seafood Team

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe Systems is proud to welcome Jeffrey Madewell to the Meat, Poultry, and Seafood (MPS) team as Technical Manager. Working in Fayetteville, AR Jeff will be responsible for assisting the MPS and Animal Health team in developing a ‘Farm to Table’ strategy and offering support for corporate sales initiatives. Jeff’s focus will be on aiding BioSafe’s Technical Service team with the coordination of routine service visits and managing details for the installation of on-site equipment.

Holding a degree Hospitality Administration from Arkansas Technical University, Jeff comes to us with a versatile background within the food safety sales and hospitality industries. Most recently Jeff worked with Zep, Inc. where he spent the last seven years supplying sanitation, chemical, and maintenance solutions to food manufacturers.

BioSafe is excited to welcome Jeff to the team. For more information contact BioSafe Systems toll-free at 888-273-3088 or visit www.biosafesystems.com

 

Justin Nguyen joins BioSafe Systems

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe announces the strategic hire of Justin Nguyen as Food Safety Sales Representative. Justin will be covering all BioSafe segments with a strong focus on Post-Harvest/Food Safety and Meat & Poultry industries.

Justin will be based out of Massachusetts and work closely with BioSafe Systems’ customers and team members to provide on-site assessment and improvement to food safety quality and process enhancement programs. Justin received his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and Food Technology and earned his Masters of Science degree from Sacred Heart University. He holds several professional certifications including HACCP, SQF Systems Implementation, BRC Systems Implementation, and USDA/FDA Labeling. Justin has worked as the Director of Quality Assurance for many food and seafood processing companies and most recently as an outside Food Safety Consultant for SGS North America.

BioSafe is excited to welcome Justin to the team. For more information contact BioSafe Systems toll-free at 888-273-3088 or visit www.biosafesystems.com

Mike Mallon joins BioSafe Systems as Technical Sales Manager – Retail Division

Mike Mallon headshotBioSafe Systems is pleased to announce Mike Mallon as Technical Sales Manager to the Retail Division. Mike will be working directly with distributors, as well as independent garden centers and other retailers throughout the United States. He will be providing customers with technical sales support, account management and coordinate and attendance at trade shows. Mike will assist in providing valuable feedback from the field, and will work closely with the entire BioSafe System team in the continued development of exciting new sustainable products and programs designed to drive sales and solve consumer’s problems in the garden and around the home. “I have known Mike for several years from the industry, and I am excited to have him as a part of the retail team”, said Tammy Raymond, Retail Market Segment Manager.

Many of you may already know Mike. He has an extensive background in the retail consumer products industry, which spans over 25 years of retail, manufacturing and distribution in garden centers, hardware and hydroponics channels, including distributors and co-ops. His experience and energy will help to ensure that our valued customers get the continued personal attention and customer service that BioSafe Systems is so well known for.

BioSafe Systems adds to their Engineering Team

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe announces the strategic hire of Sannel Patel as a Process Engineer. Patel’s main objectives will be improving existing manufacturing mechanisms and spearheading the commercialization of a BioSafe’s new manufacturing process, OxyFusion. His work will cover all BioSafe segments with a strong focus on Post-Harvest/Food Safety and Meat & Poultry industries.

Sannel was born and raised in Botswana, Africa where he developed a love for cricket. He was offered university scholarships to play professionally but chose to attend Iowa State University where he received a degree in Chemical Engineering. Most recently he worked with Ozone Solutions in Iowa as a chemical engineer and technical sales manager. He will be relocating to Connecticut and be working out of BioSafe’s headquarters in East Hartford.

BioSafe is excited to welcome Sannel. For more information contact BioSafe Systems toll-free at 888-273-3088 or visit www.biosafesystems.com

 

BioSafe Systems adds to Food Safety and QA/QC Teams

EAST HARTFORD, CT – BioSafe announces the strategic hires of Destinee Anderson as Quality Assurance and Quality Control Manager and Justin Nguyen as Food Safety Sales Representative. Both will be covering all BioSafe segments with a strong focus on Post-Harvest/Food Safety and Meat & Poultry industries.

Justin Nguyen will be based out of Massachusetts and work closely with BioSafe Systems’ customers and team members to provide on-site assessment and improvement to food safety quality and process enhancement programs. Justin received his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and Food Technology and earned his Masters of Science degree from Sacred Heart University. He holds several professional certifications including HACCP, SQF Systems Implementation, BRC Systems Implementation, and USDA/FDA Labeling. Justin has worked as the Director of Quality Assurance for many food and seafood processing companies and most recently as an outside Food Safety Consultant for SGS North America.

Destinee Anderson will work from BioSafe’s Connecticut headquarters within the Operations team as QA/QC Manager. Destinee has been working in the food industry for the past 15 years and has strong experience within varied food safety settings including dairy, juice, and USDA meat establishments. She holds a Master’s of Food Science from Kansas State University and most recently worked as QA Manager for a food microbiology lab.

“I have always been interested in the science behind producing food and heavily concerned with all aspects of food safety for consumers. I am excited to open a new chapter of my career with BioSafe Systems,” Destinee says.

BioSafe is excited to welcome these new members. For more information contact BioSafe Systems toll-free at 88-273-3088 or visit www.biosafesystems.com