Please click on a sponsor logo to learn more.
Please tap on a sponsor logo to learn more.
The Austin Company is a design-builder that takes your facility from site selection, design, and engineering to construction and maintenance. Founded in 1878, we provide food and beverage clients with decades of industry know-how coupled with innovative solutions designed to solve the toughest challenges.
We have served as the trusted partner to hundreds of baking and snack companies – a trust we earned by designing and building safe, quality, budget-conscious facilities. Our experience includes production and packaging plants, automated distribution, bulk storage warehouses, research laboratories, and operations centers.
We deliver “Results, not Excuses®.”
Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a full-service engineering, construction, environmental, and consulting solutions firm with 14,500 employee-owners in 75+ offices located throughout the U.S. We have established a reputation for providing high-quality service to our clients and innovative solutions to meet their needs. Our stated mission is to make our clients successful. Throughout its history, Burns & McDonnell has maintained the culture of a 100% employee-ownership. Every single person you will work with is an owner, and this results in a level of service and attention to client success that cannot be matched in the industry.
As the world leader in fiber laser solutions, IPG Photonics continues to apply light in new and innovative ways. IPG laser technologies enable the food industry to utilize processes that are faster, more flexible, and higher efficiency than traditional methods. Laser cleaning can rapidly clean equipment more sustainably than chemicals or abrasives. Laser drilling is a faster and more reliable method for producing high-quality filters. Projected laser light can even bake and dry food items, dramatically reducing operating costs and offering an environmentally friendly replacement for traditional convection ovens. IPG is a single-source provider of custom and turnkey solutions that partners with customers throughout the entire application cycle.
We are a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to sustainable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, we create technology with purpose adding real value for customers.
Stellar is a fully integrated design, engineering, construction, refrigeration, mechanical, and electrical services firm serving commercial, industrial, and public sector markets across the United States and around the world. More than 750 Stellar employees worldwide create award-winning food processing plants, refrigerated warehouses, distribution centers, commercial buildings, and military facilities. In addition to its Jacksonville, Florida, headquarters, Stellar operates nearly 50 support locations and offices throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.stellar.net.
UPG is a group purchasing organization that connects their members to discounts on goods and services from leading brands, including Verizon, Staples, Best Buy, ADP and more. UPG negotiates savings with their nationally-recognized partners and passes those discounts on to their members. Membership is always free and there are no purchasing minimums or obligations. Save with the power of group purchasing at UPG.org.
As the leader in the design and manufacturing of drum motors for belt conveyors, VDG continuously sets new sanitary standards with the SSV Series Drum Motor design that inhibits the growth of pathogens such as E. coli and Listeria. With a strong focus on safety, reliability, and longevity, VDG adheres to a simple principle: provide reliable, high-quality conveyor belt drive solutions to food processing industries through innovation and continuous research and development. Manufacturing in-house in the USA and Canada for 39 years using cutting-edge production technology and automation, VDG ensures product quality, fast delivery, and after-sales service.
Visit www.vandergraaf.com to learn more.
Sani-Matic, Inc. delivers reliable hygienic process solutions with custom engineering, automation, and manufacturing. The Wisconsin-based manufacturer serves the food, beverage, personal care, nutraceutical, and biopharmaceutical industries. Founded in 1943, Sani-Matic offers a full line of automated cleaning systems and supporting sanitary components. These include clean-in-place (CIP) systems, clean-out-of-place (COP) parts washers, cabinet washers, automated local and cloud-based reporting software, tunnel washers, boosted pressure systems, 3-A certified strainers and spray balls, rotary and jet sprays, and more. These proven products, as well as the company’s Tactical Solutions system optimization program and field services, provide customers with total a reliable return on investment.
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company offers national construction management, general contracting, and design-build services. We are an ENR Top Contractor and provide a complete range of services for projects of all SF and $ volumes to meet your unique needs. Whether your facility involves new construction or an expansion/renovation, food or beverage, warehouse and/or distribution, dry or perishable, Whiting-Turner has the knowledge and experience to protect your vital interests.
Event Management is aware of solicitations from bogus firms attempting to sell you FA&M attendee registration lists. Please know these efforts are a scam. DO NOT engage any firm attempting to sell you FA&M attendee lists as they are unauthorized and NOT affiliated with this event.