SencorpWhite Promotes Corey E. Calla to Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

SencorpWhite promotes Corey E. Calla to Chief Executive Officer. Calla will lead growth in SencorpWhite’s seven business units: White Systems, Sencorp Systems, Intek, Minerva Associates, CeraTek, Accu-Seal, and Customer Service.

HYANNIS, MASS. March 23, 2021 – SencorpWhite, the recognized global leader in high quality, end-to-end solutions for automated packaging, integrated intelligent storage solutions, and warehouse automation software, announced the promotion of Corey E. Calla to President & Chief Executive Officer of SencorpWhite. In conjunction with Calla’s appointment, Brian Urban, who has been with SencorpWhite for 26 years, will be transitioning into a senior advisory role on the company’s board. These leadership changes are effective immediately.

Prior to joining SencorpWhite in October 2018 as President of White Systems, a business unit of SencorpWhite, Calla gained 22 years of experience in the material handling industry at Intelligrated (purchased by Honeywell in 2016), FKI Logistex, and Pinnacle Automation. Under his vision and sales leadership, Intelligrated grew their service business by over 400%.

“We are excited to begin the next chapter at SencorpWhite and I am confident Corey will utilize his expertise and leadership capabilities to drive exceptional growth for SencorpWhite,” Brian Urban said. “His deep knowledge of sales, service, and software make him the perfect fit to lead us as we continue to expand our product lines and customer base.”

In 2 years as President of White Systems, Calla has significantly expanded the White Systems sales and marketing teams, oversaw the integration of our Intek and Minerva software teams, and recruited new leadership for SencorpWhite’s extensive field service team. Most notably, Calla and his team established a presence in the rapidly expanding e-commerce market and initiated large projects with key accounts in the distribution center and manufacturing space.

“I am enthusiastic about the future of our business and the incredible team we are building,” said Calla. “SencorpWhite is uniquely positioned to rapidly innovate and bring to market high-quality systems and solutions configured to unique market changes. I am truly excited to be leading the SencorpWhite team in this next chapter, focusing on customer satisfaction, innovation and acquisitions that drive total customer value in all our business segments.”


SencorpWhite and Urania Engineering Forge Key Partnership

SencorpWhite and Urania Engineering are pleased to announce the development of a strategic partnership that will link Urania’s innovative engineering solutions with SencorpWhite’s technical expertise and broad service capabilities in medical heat sealers.

This collaboration solidifies SencorpWhite’s commitment to providing with high performance heat sealing systems. Rotary band heat sealers are ideal for medium to high volume applications, making it the application of choice in medical device and pharmaceutical packaging, as well as food and dry bulk products.

Urania Engineering, based in Hazelton, PA, has a proud history of American engineering and innovation that spans more than 40 years, and is the leading manufacturer of rotary band heat sealing equipment. The company’s PouchPro and Packaging Answer systems are synonymous with innovation and efficiency in the packaging industry.  “We have been working closely with the SencorpWhite team and are confident that our relationship provides the potential for a long and mutually beneficial collaboration that provides increased value to our existing customer base and the expanding market for heat sealing and packaging equipment,” says Eric Curran, General Manager at Urania Engineering.

SencorpWhite, through its CeraTek and Accu-Seal sealing businesses, will provide greater market reach, enhanced technical support, and strengthened service capabilities. Drawing on its extensive industry knowledge and participation on ASTM and AAMI technical committees, CeraTek and Accu-Seal distinguish themselves by serving as a trusted partner to customers operating in FDA regulated industries like medical and food packaging.

“With this partnership, we have the ability to increase the breadth and reach of sealing markets and processes,” says Kent Hevenor, Vice President of Sealing Technologies.  “With the expected on-shoring of medical device manufacturing, the Urania product is well suited for medium and high-volume applications.”

The combined strengths of SencorpWhite and Urania maximizes our innovative technologies for customers seeking solutions to meet the ever evolving packaging requirements for a variety of industries. Regardless of scope, the blending of technologies and technical expertise provides proven, cost-effective results.

You can view rotary band heat sealer technology at and learn how SencorpWhite products improve your business with packaging technology and innovative system solutions, as well as industry-leading service.

About CeraTek and Accu-Seal: CeraTek and Accu-Seal are business units of SencorpWhite and offer the latest technology and trends in constant heat and impulse heat medical pouch sealers, vacuum chamber sealers, and custom machinery. SencorpWhite, founded in 1947 and headquartered in Massachusetts, is also comprised of White automated storage, Intek and Minerva software, and Sencorp thermoforming systems.

About Urania: Urania Engineering is an American-based manufacturing company using innovative technology and a modular approach to machine design aimed at satisfying the needs of evolving industries. The company uses an in-house operations approach, keeping all stages of the manufacturing process at their Northeast Pennsylvania facility.



CeraTek Sales Manager Lynne Barton Named IoPP’s Rising Leader for 2020

HYANNIS, MA, December 22, 2020 – CeraTek, a leader in heat-sealing solutions for the medical industry, is pleased to announce that its sales manager Lynne Barton has been awarded the 2020 Rising Leader Member Award by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). The IoPP is the packaging industry’s leading organization dedicated to education and networking opportunities for packaging professionals.

Barton, who has been an IoPP member since 2012, has set a new standard for the innovation and sales success of medical device sealers. She is currently the President, as well as the Programs and Events Committee Chair, of IoPP’s New England Chapter, which encompasses Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. As President, Barton supports all of the committee chairs to ensure chapter goals are aligned and as the Programs and Events Committee Chair, she oversees both in-person networking events and virtual Tech Talks.

 “It’s a pleasure to be a part of this particular organization,” Barton says. “It’s a very altruistic organization. They’re very dedicated to education and networking. It is a good organization to be part of and I am very honored to have received the rising leader award.”

Barton also recently received the IoPP Chapter Excellence award for her work raising scholarship funds for both the IoPP national Packaging Education Scholarship Fund as well as scholarships for local universities.

As CeraTek Sales Manager, Barton’s ability to match customers with the products best-suited to their applications has resulted in profitable revenue generation for CeraTek. “Lynne utilizes a continuous improvement philosophy in market planning and technical development of products to optimize the overall customer experience,” VP Sealing Technologies, Kent Hevenor says. “This award is a testament to Lynne’s depth of knowledge of the heat-sealing industry and her dedication to her customers’ success.”



White launches its Grocery Carousel™

Unprecedented times require innovative solutions: White launches its Grocery Carousel™ to meet the demand on pickup operations

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DLC, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — White, a US based manufacturer in Hyannis MA, is excited to announce the immediate availability of the Grocery Carousel™ designed to revolutionize grocery pickup operations utilizing intelligent storage and integrated software. Supermarket chains are realizing over a 200% increase in their buy online, pick-up at store order volume. The Grocery Carousel allows stores to prepare and buffer online orders more efficiently to assemble and manage many orders in a small footprint.

The storage and quick retrieval of the large quantities of online grocery orders for dynamic customer pick-up has become very challenging.  The impact of COVID-19 has caused multi-day delays and capacity surges that can be problematic without an automated solution. Maintaining large orders with many items, bags, or totes can be challenging without mechanization and the maximization of space. Customers expect fast and efficient order handling within limited reservation windows.

The Grocery Carousel is already improving the efficiency of store pickup and improving customer curbside delivery rates for online orders in multiple states across the country. Accuracy and speed are easily achieved by efficiently managing orders within an intelligent storage solution. Long customer wait times are dramatically reduced as the Grocery Carousel quickly spins to retrieve requests for multiple customers with varying size orders. While the COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented demand, many new customers say they will continue this new form of shop online and pick up at store well into the future.  The ability of retailers to keep up with these increasing demands and efficiency requirements will be essential to keep existing customers and acquiring new online users.

Adam Kraft, White Systems National Retail Sales Director says, “The Grocery Carousel brings immediate improvements to order retrieval speed and reduced customer wait times associated with the traditional grocery pick-up model. The solution allows retailers to utilize wasted and unused vertical wall space to in turn maximize the number of online orders produced in shorter periods of time.  Stores additionally benefit by reducing already cluttered aisles giving expensive floor space back or subsequently increasing the hourly capacity of the pickup operation.”

Corey Calla, President of White Systems says, “This is the first of a series of innovative solutions for grocery and retail customers in response to the changing environment. The Grocery Carousel is the solution for rapid order processing, efficient storage and customer retention. Even amidst high volumes of online orders, the White Grocery Carousel will eliminate chaos and decrease order cycle times allowing the retailer to process up to 400% more hourly orders”

White Partners with Kit Check™ to Increase Visibility Across the Drug Dispensing Continuum and Promote Medication Intelligence

HYANNIS, MA (December 4, 2019) – White, a leader of innovative, integrated inventory management and high-density storage solutions, today announced its partnership with Kit Check, the leader in automated medication management solutions for hospitals. White’s RFID carousels will be able to store and retrieve pre-tagged drugs seamlessly as part of the “Works with Kit Check” program, empowering medication intelligence across the pharmacy supply chain.

White’s RFID carousels are integral to automated pharmacy retrieval systems designed to maximize medication storage, improve dispensing speeds, help decrease human error and provide a dependable inventory management solution for pharmacies. White and Kit Check will work together to ensure maximum medication intelligence from carousel to pharmacy so that patients can be confident they are getting the right medicine at the right time, in the right way, every time.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Kit Check as part of its ‘Works with Kit Check’ program, providing reliable and automated solutions pharmacists can recognize and trust,” said Corey Calla, President of White. “Our collaboration is based on shared values including increased efficiency and a dedication to patient safety goals for hospitals across the U.S.”

“Works with Kit Check” is an ongoing program that certifies hospital solutions that are compatible with Kit Check’s pharmacy kit management software. It helps hospital pharmacy decision makers easily identify the medication packaging, RFID labeling and inventory management products and services that are compatible with Kit Check’s RFID-based medication inventory tracking and automated tray processing system.

“We welcome White Systems to the ‘Works With Kit Check’ family,” said Kevin MacDonald, CEO of Kit Check. “Our advanced RFID capabilities allow seamless integration between carousels and pre-tagged drugs, and highlights our commitment to medication intelligence within the pharmacy supply chain.”

White carousels are recognized as the industry standard for advanced, effective and reliable automated storage and retrieval systems. Kit Check’s RFID-based medication inventory tracking and automated tray processing solution is in use at more than 500 hospitals in the U.S. and Canada and recently surpassed 75 million tagged medications scanned by customer hospitals.

To learn more about White, please visit For more about Kit Check’s solutions, please visit

About White
White is a market leader in integrated inventory management and high-density storage solutions, and as one of the original carousel manufacturers, has stayed at the cutting edge of storage and retrieval innovation for over the last 70 years. White manufacturers, sells and services America’s best-automated storage and retrieval systems for industries ranging from aerospace and automotive manufacturing to hospital, pharmacy, e-commerce, warehousing and distribution. Many of the world’s top corporations benefit from the increased efficiencies, accuracy, cost reductions, floor space savings and high throughput of White’s automation solutions. No matter what the job, large or small, White can help you achieve operational excellence. Learn more at

About Kit CheckTM
Kit Check is the leading provider of automated medication management solutions for hospital pharmacies. Our solutions blend powerful machine learning and advanced tracking technology to streamline medication inventory, workflow, and auditing processes, and help hospital pharmacies cut costs, reduce risk, and get more done. To date, our more than 500 U.S. and Canadian hospital partners have tracked over 75 million medications using Kit Check’s RFID product. BluesightTM for Controlled Substances software is currently in use in more than 100 hospitals including full health system implementations, with almost 5 million cases tracked. More information about Kit Check and our software solutions can be found at

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4C’s Awarded Nearly $1 Million in STEM Grants

$960,000 will support student learning… recently wrote about Cape Cod Community College being awarded two grants totaling $960,000 providing support and technology for students studying in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

The first grant, awarded to the College by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will fund over 50 scholarships to academically talented students with demonstrated financial need in the College’s Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Science programs.

Eligible students must be US citizens who qualify for FAFSA based financial aid, enrolled full-time in a STEM degree program with a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher, and have completed at least 6-credits prior to becoming a participant. This grant will focus on increasing access and entry for low-income, rural, and diverse students into STEM programs and well-paid, in-demand STEM careers.

The second grant, awarded to the College via the Massachusetts Workforce Skills Cabinet with support from the Baker Administration, provides $310,000 for classroom and laboratory technology upgrades in Engineering, Digital Manufacturing, Robotics, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) training. These funds allow significant enhancements to the College’s Engineering, Computer Science, and Manufacturing toolsets and equipment.

The College collaborated with local high schools and area industry partners including Teledyne Marine Systems, SencorpWhite, Hydroid, and Onset Computer Corporation to develop the grant and to ensure continuity of technology.

“These grants, and the commitment they provide, will have tremendous impact for our students,” said John Cox, President of Cape Cod Community College. “We are seeing a STEM revolution happening in our region and beyond, and we are proud that our students, faculty, and staff are at the center of this movement. With more access to STEM degrees, upgraded technology, and a new Science and Engineering Center coming in 2022, Cape Cod Community College is positioned for the future of STEM education.”

Activities for the NSF grant will be led by Fredrick Bsharah, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Engineering for Cape Cod Community College, Bridget Burger, Director of Cape Cod Regional STEM Network, and Jill Neumayer DePiper, Senior Research Associate at the Education Development Center. Grant activities for the MassSkills award will be managed by Bsharah.

“Here on the Cape and Islands we have an opportunity to create a bright future for ourselves withscience and technology, and 4Cs is uniquely positioned to offer pathways to success for our students with high-quality STEM programs, made even more meaningful with grants like these,” said Burger. “We are immensely thankful for these two grants and for the support we’ve received from NSF and the Massachusetts Workforce Skills Cabinet to continue to enhance our STEM offerings and technology.”

For questions about the grants or how to apply for STEM scholarships, contact Fredrick Bsharah at or Bridget Burger at