Three companies recognized for long-term IPE participation
Companies have been exhibiting for 50 or more years
The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association recognized three companies that have been exhibiting for 50 or more years at the 2011 International Poultry Expo.
Baader-Johnson Food Processing Machinery (Formerly Gordon-Johnson Company Inc. before acquisition) was recognized for 55 years of exhibiting at IPE and its predecessor the Southeastern Poultry Show.
Cobb-Vantress Inc. was also recognized for 55 years of exhibiting with the original company, Cobb Inc., established in 1916 in Massachusetts.
A second breeder, Hubbard LLC, attained a half-century of exhibiting.