Complimentary Seminar: "Innovations in Food Safety & Processing"

You are invited to attend a FREE technical seminar! Please register online for one of the following seminars. Attendance is free, but online registration is required.

This one-day seminar examines a wide variety of important food processing topics and trends with an emphasis on food safety and improving process efficiencies. Seminar offers an objective technical overview and introduces participants to methods of both improving current operations and utilizing new process technologies. Course material is suitable for scientists, engineers, production and manufacturing personnel, researchers, formulation scientists, product development and process transfer personnel. To learn more, download seminar agenda and register online.

April 22, 2014
Rosemont, Illinois
Hyatt Rosemont near O’Hare
6350 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 518-1234

April 24, 2014
Kansas City, Missouri
Four Points by Sheraton
4011 Blue Ridge Cutoff
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: (816) 353-5300

To register, please fill out online form. Seminar is free of charge, however no-show fees may apply.

Learn about exciting advances in these process technologies for today’s demanding food processing applications:

  • High Accuracy Feeding, Batch Weighing and Dispensing of Food Ingredients
  • Conveying Techniques for Food Ingredient Material Transfer
  • Metal Detection / Magnetic Separation
  • Twin-Screw Food Extrusion
  • Screening / Separation

Learn more about the co-sponsoring companies:


Coperion K-Tron is a global leader in the design, installation and maintenance of process feeders and pneumatic conveying systems for the handling of bulk solids. This presentation will outline a wide variety of equipment available for feeding/material handling of food ingredients and will investigate the specific process advantages of each. Presentation will outline how to best choose the proper type of equipment for a number of food processes, including truck and silo loading and unloading, batch weighing, batch and continuous mixing, and extrusion. Presentation is suited for engineers, operators and plant managers who are looking to improve overall product quality and food safety, increase yields, and ensure minimal ingredient costs by choosing the most accurate material handling designs available. 


Eriez, recognized as “World Authority in Separation Technologies," designs, develops, manufactures and markets magnetic separation and metal detection equipment as well as providing vibratory feeding, conveying and screening applications throughout the world. This presentation offers a complete overview of the containment removal technologies available to improve product purity and prevent equipment damage to include magnetic separators and metal detectors. 


ROTEX has been a pioneer in the development of dry material screening equipment and technology – providing innovative solutions to a broad range of domestic and international process industries. ROTEX screening and separation equipment can also be tailored to meet your specific application requirements based on type of material, flow characteristics, and capacity needs.  


Coperion is the worldwide market and technology leader in compounding and extrusion, materials handling and service - and partner for global corporations and small to medium-sized enterprises in various industries such as food, plastics and chemicals. Providing in-depth know-how and long-term experience in the field of food extrusion, Coperion is one of the key players when it comes to solutions for food applications. Today’s extruded  food manufacturer’s are constantly looking to improve efficiency, lower  manufacturing costs, and improve quality of the overall extrusion process.  This presentation will outline a number of new options available in the food extrusion process which can aid in achieving these goals.