Please click on a sponsor logo to learn more.
Alberici Constructors is a premiere provider of engineer-procure-construct (EPC), design-build, construction management and general contracting services for process and facility projects throughout North America. For 100 years, Alberici has consistently delivered clients with safe, on-time, on-budget projects. Our team can be engaged from front-end definition services through start-up and commissioning. Learn more at www.alberici.com
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®.”
Burkert Fluid Control Systems is a global system solution provider with expertise in process control and automation applied in a consultant based systemic manner. We bring our range of knowledge to the food processing industry for the purpose of offering: improved up time, product yield, CIP and steam handling, an active role in food safety, and aiding our customers in areas of desired improvement.
CDS Visual provides a cloud solution that is trusted by many of the world’s biggest industrial suppliers. The roots of the company include a core competency around industrial product data, sourcing, normalization, and modeling. When combined with an extensive offering of 3D visualization solutions, CDS is uniquely able to re-purpose existing CAD assets to deliver impactful solutions. From catalog products to configured-to-order products, CDS solutions complement our clients’ websites, CPQ, and eCommerce solutions by enhancing, enriching, and unifying their product content to achieve increased conversions. For clients that sell engineered-to-order products, we offer solutions that include configuration, BOM, 3D CAD, manufacturing drawings, and augmented reality.
CHL Systems designs, builds and installs automation equipment and systems that move materials, make products, and pack merchandise, enabling its customers to feed their communities and the nation. Since 1957, CHL Systems has been providing process automation equipment and services to production facilities across the country and beyond. Their experience spans a variety of industries including food and agricultural processing, protein and meat handling, pet food, baking and confectionery, and pharmaceutical.
Food & Beverage innovation starts by mixing the “art and science of building.” As a trusted full-service, turnkey real estate development, master planning, architecture, engineering and construction firm, we safely deliver the highest quality solutions on time, on budget, and beyond expectations. We are helping drive the Food and Beverage industry forward by providing fast track, efficient solutions for facilities that need to perform while exceeding safety and quality standards. Visit www.claycorp.com/ to see how we are converging art and science in our clients’ food and beverage projects.
A world leader in feeding and extrusion technology, bulk material handling systems, components and services. Coperion offers a variety of food systems and equipment designs including batch unloading and high accuracy weighing applications, continuous operations including feeding and conveying, food technology expertise in extrusion processes, as well as designing automated systems for ingredient receipt all the way through to delivery. The systems and equipment provided by Coperion ensure optimal product and process safety, including compliance with EHEDG, FDA, FSMA and/or GFSI initiatives, standards and regulations.
CRB is a leading provider of engineering, architecture, construction and consulting solutions, delivering safe, high-quality, value-driven facilities to fuel your growth and success. Our more than 1,000 employees provide best-in-class solutions that drive positive change for our clients, our people and our communities. CRB is a privately held company serving clients throughout the world, consistently striving for the highest standard of technical knowledge, creativity and execution. Learn more at www.crbusa.com
Ten years ago, Demand Driven Technologies launched the world’s first supply chain software solution to be compliant with the innovative DDMRP (Demand Driven MRP) methodology. Since then, we’ve been the leaders in the market, offering manufacturing and distribution companies tangible results in the optimization of their supply chains. Companies around the world such as Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, Michelin, and Caterpillar have adopted DDMRP through our software to bring visibility, agility and resiliency to their operations. In a world filled with uncertainty our mission is to enable companies to win on the metrics that matter most: higher service levels, shorter lead times, and reduced inventories. Learn more at www.demanddriventech.com
#1 Design-Build Firm In the Industry
ENR ranked Dennis Group the #1 food and beverage design firm consecutively the last eight years, because over our 35 years in the industry, we've built a team that understands the unique challenges faced by food manufacturers and how to solve them. Whether you need a small-scale study or a ground-up greenfield facility, we have the internal resources to support you through the entire process. Simply put, designing and building food plants isn’t one thing we do, it’s all we do.
Founded in 2006, we are the national leader in electrical resiliency-as-a-service, powering companies, critical infrastructure, and communities to ensure business continuity during unexpected power outages from extreme weather, infrastructure failures, cyberattacks, and other grid disruptions. Enchanted Rock’s electrical microgrids use natural gas and renewable natural gas (RNG) to produce significantly lower carbon emissions and air pollutants than diesel generators and can achieve resiliency with net-zero emissions. The company’s end-to-end microgrid software platform, GraniteOSTM, provides real-time 24/7/365 system monitoring and optimization, including forecasting of electricity market conditions to ensure worry-free reliable power to customers.
Since 1987, Kerr Consulting has been helping small and medium businesses with their line of accounting, manufacturing, distribution, and CRM solutions. Kerr has specialized in providing sales and support for the entire Sage family of products, including Sage Intacct, Sage X3, and Sage 100/300/500. Kerr has also expanded their reach with their own branded SaaS software – Anyware Apps.
Kerr Consulting is based in The Woodlands, Texas and has clients globally, and 19 locations in the United States.
Kerr specializes in helping any business, regardless of size or vertical, to streamline and implement holistic systems that are modern, efficient, and cost-effective. We welcome client referrals.
Omega Engineering, Inc. is a leading international, integrated, single-source supplier of highly engineered products and customized solutions in the process measurement and control industry. Omega offers innovative, best-in-class solutions for food & beverage processes that save our customers time and money, and deliver peace of mind.
A leader in performance management, Proaction International is a consulting company which has several subsidiaries all aimed at improving the performance of individuals and organizations. With a very human approach, Proaction International’s philosophy has been proven since 2004 with hundreds of companies and several thousand individuals across three continents.
SEW is a world leader in drive technology and a pioneer in drive-based automation, SEW-EURODRIVE has established a reputation for quickly solving the most difficult power transmission and motion control challenges. We introduced the gearmotor in 1931. In the 80 years since then, we have been bringing the best in drive technology to our customers. That commitment has led to a history of innovations — the first variable speed gearmotor, early development of electronic drives, some of the first successful efforts to decentralize control, and the first motor with energy-efficient copper rotors.www.seweurodrive.com
Stellar is a fully integrated design, engineering, construction, refrigeration and mechanical services firm serving the food and beverage industry across the US and around the world. We have designed and built processing and distribution facilities for numerous food industry clients, including Nestlé, Heinz, Kraft, Starbucks, General Mills, Coca-Cola, Tropicana and Tyson, and are proud to be the design-builder for Cuisine Solutions, the winner of Food Engineering’s 2021 Sustainable Food Plant of the Year Award.
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.
VDG is the industry leader in the design and manufacture of drum motors for belt conveyors in all types of industries. The innovative sprocket-less SSV drum motor designed specifically for food processing and handling belt conveyor applications, exceeds industry expectations in sanitation and operator safety.
All VDG drum motors are engineered and manufactured in the USA and Canada since 1985, employing state-of-the-art production technology, ensuring quality, fast delivery and after sales support. VDG offers customized conveyor drive solutions to a wide customer base.
Wire Belt Company offers many styles and specifications of conveyor belts to suit your specific application and improve your process efficiencies. We provide conveyor belts for industries such as Food Processing, Textiles, Electronics, Agriculture, Automotive, and more. Our global presence means we can provide fast and simple distribution around the world. With over 100 years of industry knowledge, Wire Belt is the most trusted name in the industry. Our quality, expertise and top-notch customer service are just a few reasons why we can provide the best solutions for our customers.
Matrix Technologies has single-source capability for any process, facility, or automation engineering need. With a professional team of engineering experts, in-depth process knowledge, and a proven project methodology, Matrix consistently delivers superior results on time and on budget.
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.
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.