- Bakery & Snacks
- Prepared Foods
- The nation’s largest collection of equipment manufacturers focused on food and beverage processing
- New equipment and the latest technology in food and beverage processing and packaging
- Educational sessions put on by speakers from the top university food science programs in the country
- Food safety experts to assist with any challenge
The Expo will run alongside the International Dairy Show, presented by the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), Washington, D.C., and InterBev Process, organized by NuernbergMesse North America, Atlanta. Combined, the three shows are expecting more than 20,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors. Processors will have access to all three shows for the one price.
The Process Expo University, the expo’s educational programming, addresses critical topics of importance to food processors and beverage manufacturers. The sessions feature expert speakers from some of the top universities in North America and run throughout the four-day trade show. (See Dairy Foods’ show coverage at www.dairyfoods.com for highlights from these sessions.)
New this year
The FPSA will debut its new Innovation Showcase at this year’s show. The Innovation Showcase is a dedicated section of the expo’s exhibits designed to help food and beverage professionals identify the latest innovations and developments in food and beverage processing and packaging. The self-guided poster exhibition will be located in the North Hall at booths #5850 and #6055.
The showcase will help to “narrow the scope a little for attendees and better target the products they are looking for,” according FPSA President and CEO David Seckman.
Resource center addresses equipment design, inspection issues
Mettler Toledo, provider of in line and static checkweighing, metal detection, X-ray inspection and machine vision inspection technologies, will host an Educational Center at the upcoming 2015 Process Expo.
The company will have experts from BRC, SQF, IFS and FSSC22000 to join food safety experts from Mettler Toledo to discuss its latest updates and address a wide range of other food safety topics. Presentations will be open to all attendees at the show.
The Educational Center will be located in Booth 5845 in North Hall at McCormick Place. Topics to be discussed will include sanitary equipment design, label mix-up detection and prevention, product traceability and overall inspection system connectivity. Other presentations will cover maximizing OEE in food processing operations, improving metal detection in challenging and using X-Ray inspection as a critical control point. A complete schedule of presentations is available at www.mt.com/pius-mtedu.