IARW, WFLO and IRTA elect new officers at Annual Industry Convention in Phoenix.New officers and directors of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses(IARW) came into existence in 1891 when a number of conventional warehouse men took on the demands of storing perishable food and soon realized the increased challenge and complexity of operating temperature controlled storage (IARW IARW International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses ), the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) and the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA) were chosen recently at the IARW-WFLO-IRTA Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona.
Ray Tarnowski of Philadelphia Warehousing & Cold Storage Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, was elected as chairman of the IARW. Bruce Jayne of Hall's Warehouse Corporation, South Plainfield, New Jersey South Plainfield is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 21,810.
South Plainfield was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 10, 1926, from portions of Piscataway , USA, was named to the same post at the WFLO, and John LaRue of Port of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas Corpus Christi is a coastal city and the county seat of Nueces CountyGR6 in the U.S. state of Texas. It is part of the region known as South Texas. , USA, assumed the IRTA chairmanship.
Other IARW officers elected for the coming year were Vice Chairman Michael Henningsen, Jr. of Henningsen Cold Storage Company, Hillsboro, Oregon, USA; and Treasurer Larry Laurin of Conestoga Cold Storage, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
Other new WFLO officers were also elected, including Vice Chairman Don Schoenl of Nordic Cold Storage, LLC, Atlanta Georgia, USA; and Treasurer Derk Van Mackelenbergh of Eurofrigo B.V./Nichirei Corp., Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Stephen Galati of Mattioni, Ltd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, was chosen as IRTA vice chairman. Chris Kozak of Willis Shaw Express, Elm Springs, Arkansas Elm Springs is a city in Washington County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,044 at the 2000 census. Geography
Elm Springs is located at (36.207590, -94.221515)GR1. , USA, was elected treasurer.