abel is the premier supplier of square steel storage bin systems for pet food, feed milling, and other batch weighing applications. abel’s new smooth wall bin system was recently introduced to help meet the increasingly strict sanitary and clean-out requirements of the pet food industry. for over 35 years, abel has also been the industry leader in micro batch weighing systems. these systems include weight gain, weight loss, moving scale and very high accuracy systems. we are pleased to say that we’ve had the privilege of working with many major pet food manufacturers and can offer the expertise and engineering assistance to assure the success of your next project.
adf offers multidisciplinary engineering services including piping, structural, electrical, controls, and instrumentation, 3d laser scanning and modeling. as a select engineering services supplier to several of the world’s largest food ingredient providers and premium pet food companies, adf’s key to success is the technical knowledge and extensive field experience of our staff. we partner with your teams to ensure that every step of the process will meet your expectations and requirements.
world market leader adifo software develops and services a unique range of feed industry-specific software tools for least-cost feed formulation, quality data management, ration calculation, cloud services and erp. worldwide, 600 customers apply adifo’s software to optimize their resources, to achieve optimal animal performance, to service their clients, to be more efficient and to be more profitable.
alphia alphia unites two of america’s favorite manufacturers of pet food and treats and our ingredient milling sister company into one trusted partner capable of helping you develop market-leading brands. we are passionate pet people with entrepreneurial spirit, rock-solid dependability and deep work ethic. lani lani is far more than just an ingredient provider. over more than 60 years, weve built a reputation as one of the most respected companies in the pet food industry. our values of integrity and honesty continue to provide mutually rewarding opportunities for our customers, our employees and our community.
Anchor Ingredients, Inc
Daniel DeMarco, Ph.D. — Eurofins
comparison of the bacgene salmonella real time pcr and bax system salmonella pcr methods for the detection of salmonella in pet food daniel r. demarco, ph.d. is currently the associate director of science for eurofins microbiology laboratories (eml). in this role he functions as a technical lead for the eml research and development group managing a portfolio of projects focused on new technology initiatives within eml and the broader u.s. food business. he is based in louisville, kentucky, where he also functions as the site’s resident internal/external microbiology/molecular expert in all areas related to food pathogen and food safety/quality indicator organism diagnostics. demarco also chairs the eml technical committee, a team of experts that serves as a business wide resource for all technical issues of concern to eml. demarco received his bachelors degree in microbiology from ohio university in 1996. following graduation he was awarded an emerging infectious disease fellowship with the centers for disease control and prevention. he served his fellowship at the massachusetts state public health laboratory where he helped establish one of the earliest state satellite laboratories using pulse field gel electrophoresis and the precursor to pulsenet to track outbreaks of foodborne disease. following his time with cdc, he entered graduate school at the university of south florida and received his ph.d. in 2001. following graduation demarco was recruited by dupont to join their central research and development division. he spent three years leading an industrial microbiology group in charge of preventing and controlling microbial contamination in industrial processes throughout dupont’s various businesses. in 2005 he accepted a promotion into dupont qualicon as a senior research microbiologist. he was eventually promoted to project team leader and research manager in the newly named dupont nutrition and health molecular diagnostics business where he led a group of ph.d. level senior scientist developing end-point and real time pcr and reverse transcriptase pcr assays for various food pathogens including listeria, salmonella, and shiga-toxin producing escherichia coli (stec). he was the lead and/or co-lead research scientist on 8 successfully commercialized dupont bax system assays including 24e genus listeria, 24e listeria monocytogenes, stec screening, stec panel 1, stec panel 2, real-time salmonella, real-time genus listeria and real-time listeria monocytogenes assays. shortly following their commercialization, the big-six stec assays were adopted by usda as an official rapid method in the usda-mlg guidelines (usda-mlg 5.09). along with four issued u.s. patents and multiple applications he has published in a number of peer reviewed technical journals and given posters and/or presentations as author/co-author and invited speaker at a host of food microbiology and detection technologies conferences. he also has extensive international experience and has spent considerable time consulting and serving as a technical resource on food microbiology topics (often focused on e. coli o157:h7/stec testing) at industry and government sites around the world. finally, demarco is a prolific writer and has published >2000 articles on his personal website, medium.com blog, linkedin page and various other new media outlets. his writings (both serious and humorous) span a diverse array of topics including science, technology, business, philosophy, and short fiction to name just a few.
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the global pandemic has disrupted the pet food and treat industry on many levels. building partnerships when in-person meetings are not possible has become more important for continuing product development, conducting trials, stocking pipelines, establishing distribution of raw materials and securing supplies. in this time of uncertainty, petfood forum connect is the platform to bring the entire pet food and treat industry together to network, learn and continue conducting business. save the dates for petfood forum 2021 --> april 26-28
1 Solution Group
today the pet food and feed industry’s market changes and food defense needs have driven the need to improve manufacturing procedures and flexibility as well as upgrade, expand and build new facilities. with the fast timelines of these changes and upgrades to keep ahead of the market needs, it is very difficult for any manufacturing company to design, cost, engineer, build and implement the various projects needed, while still maintaining production at the highest levels. this is the exact reason 1 solution group was formed: to deliver services to our clients that are timely, accurate, cost effective and with the most up to date technologies and methodologies. 1 solution group has the industry experience to provide the global food and feed industries with a wide range of services scalable fit your budget and needs. from product development in our dedicated extrusion lab to process audits, small project management, food safety implementation assistance, crisis management, process design and layout, equipment specifications, sourcing and approval drawings, you can depend on us to act as a knowledgeable single source solution.
Corporate Project Services
specialists in complete project planning and food safety requirements. services include plant layout and design, feasibility study, project development, and bid package support. fsms educational training, gap analysis for food safety programs, sops and ssops and gmps.
founded in 1985, extru-tech® has installed over 1,000 extrusion process solutions worldwide designed for the production of human food, pet food, aquatic feed and animal feed products. extru-tech® also maintains the reputation of supplying the extrusion industry with superior quality replacement parts. extru-tech® currently produces and markets one of the industrys most complete lines of extrusion processing systems. in addition, they offer a full line of ancillary equipment and customized equipment solutions for specialized processes. extru-tech® has pro-actively taken the leading role as the first original equipment manufacturer to build a dedicated biosafety level 2 extrusion lab and further to scientifically validate the extruder “kill step” for salmonella and other pathogens. making this biosafety level 2 extrusion lab and extrusion equipment available for confidential client formula and process validation as required within their food safety programs.
Peel Plastic Products Ltd.
for over 40 years, peel plastic products has been a recognized leader in flexible packaging solutions and process innovation. peel manufactures custom packaging solutions to complement a number of north americas most recognizable brands. as a responsive supply partner, their products provide solutions that are unique, industry relevant and brand specific. peel invests a significant amount of time and energy to better understand the needs and desires of todays fast-moving consumers and brand owners. peels commitment to become experts in the pet essentials market makes them a natural extension of your team. top 20 sustainable company presented by the pet sustainability coalition
Trouw Nutrition USA
trouw nutrition usa, a nutreco company, is a leader in companion animal nutrition. as a nutrition-focused company, we provide the safest, highest-quality vitamin and mineral premixes, pre-blends and exclusive functional ingredients to the pet food industry. at trouw nutrition, we commit to securing the finest ingredients backed by science and quality. we are fully committed to protecting our customers’ brands and ensuring pets receive the safest, highest-quality food. our vision is to nourish the world’s pets; let’s discuss how we can accomplish this together.
Wenger Manufacturing Inc.
wenger specializes in the process, design and manufacture of state-of-the-art commercial extrusion cooking and drying systems. we offer a broad range of twin and single screw extruders along with high efficiency horizontal and counterflow dryers. additional ancillary equipment and services include enrobing, cooling, automated process controls, product development and process consulting.
afb international provides palatant solutions that enrich the relationship between pets and their people. we bring value to pet food manufacturers with our research expertise, technical support and unparalleled customer service. with our palatability enhancers, we make pet food taste great.
alltech discovers and delivers solutions for sustainable nutrition. with more than 100 manufacturing sites globally, alltech is a leading producer and processor of yeast, organic trace minerals, probiotics, prebiotics and other functional ingredients. we are dedicated to optimizing animal health and well-being through nutrition. our cutting-edge line of ingredients has been designed to meet the needs of pets throughout all stages of life. top 20 sustainable company presented by the pet sustainability coalition
from our team of scientists and application equipment engineers to industry-leading pet food solutions, what sets kemin nutrisurance apart is our technical expertise and commitment to providing products and services that meet the needs of pet food manufacturers, renderers and ingredient suppliers. explore our page to learn more about our solutions for oxidation control, palatability enhancement, pet food safety and pet food nutrition.
precisely handled dry bulk materials are critical to the manufacture of the highest quality pet food. schenck process provides high-tech solutions specially designed for the demands of the most stringent branded pet foods. whether you need a gravimetric feeder, a weighbelt, dilute or dense phase conveying, a sifter, cone mill, blender or a dust collection system we have the right solution to meet your specific needs.
adm delivers for you adm has specialized in formulating and manufacturing custom premixes and ingredient blends for more than 40 years. we offer the most comprehensive range of products and value-added services in the pet food industry, leveraging the resources and unmatched expertise of one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient solutions providers. join us on tuesday, september 15 at 11:30 cdt when dr. gary davenport, shares research data comparing the nutritional value of dried yeast and select legume-based protein sources. also join us in the digital showroom as the nutrition team shares our perspective on leading consumer trends, key opportunity areas and prototypes where you can win in pet food innovation with adm.
our innovative machines and systems produce pet foods in high precision: size, shape and moisture content of the product are in exact compliance with your individual formulation specifications, including fresh meat. our extrusion processes are strictly results-oriented, aimed at providing you with the highest standards of pet food quality and a significant reduction in production costs. premium pet food plant solutions: we provide complete solutions to produce pet food with standards of highest quality. serving all the relevant trends in the industry, such as fresh meat inclusion, grain-free formulations and alternative protein sources, we can design, implement and support a customized solution to meet your needs.
from mixing & emulsifying to virtually waste-free portioning solutions handtmann offers a full range of equipment for pet food processors from smart inotec mixers and emulsifiers to gram-sensitive handtmann depositing, forming and cutting solutions. two independently controlled variomix spirals elevate mixing quality while reducing batch times dramatically. inotec’s self-adjusting radial cutting set delivers precision emulsions over an extended life while other smart inotec innovations manage critical parameters with automated control. rugged handtmann processing solutions reduce waste with consistent single and multi-lane accuracy that lets processors control overweights exactly without the worry of underweights, use labor more efficiently, and come with the confidence of a 2-year/2,000 hour warranty.
kerrys pet wellness and nutrition solutions make it easy to bridge the nutrition gap between what pets need and what people want. as the worlds leading taste and nutrition company, our portfolio of more than 20,000 products helps pet food and treat manufacturers deliver products that meet the demands of todays consumers and future consumers alike. our solutions help deliver: clean label food preservation, functional nutrition (digestive health and immune support), retail-ready broth and dairy products, human-grade liquid and dry broth, human-grade gently-cooked chicken, plant-based protein, natural aroma and taste enhancement, and sustainable production processing.
KSE Process Technology B.V.
kse is known as the dosing and weighing specialist with international experience in the field of process solutions in the animal feed industry. together with her partners, kse can provide a total package for the powder and granulates processing industry. this includes three groups of products and services: machinery, automation and service provision. within which we offer the following two product ranges: alfra dosing and weighing systems and promas automation software.
Morris Packaging LLC
we provide innovative, purposeful flexible packaging solutions that deliver a powerful shelf presence while maintaining our pledge to sustainability. we have a solution to fit your needs: • rollstock • stand up pouch (sup) • box style pouch (flat bottom) • quad • fold & glued bottom • terminated gusset • recyclable bag • post-consumer resins (pcr) • barrier options • laser scoring • recloseable options morris packaging: • certified sqf 8.1 • mbe local manufacturer • speed-to-market • collaborative relationships • transparency • outstanding service • high-quality hd print rivaling rotogravure • over 100 years of technical expertise • values in pricing let us show you how we are making a difference with your company. best-in-category for sustainability presented by the pet sustainability coalition
The F. L. Emmert Company
healthy animals is our purpose. that’s why we’ve spent more than a century developing just the right balance of brewers yeast, protein, vitamins and essential amino acids to improve overall animal health and well-being. emmert is a leading supplier of nutritional brewers yeast products for pet food and treat formulations. proprietary emmert method™ technology preserves the high-quality nutrients in premium usa-sourced brewers yeast while enhancing the palatability of its natural flavors. family owned and operated since 1881, emmert’s sixth-generation continues to deliver performance that shines™ with a legacy of integrity and service. through exceptional quality and food safety standards, trusted partnerships, and innovative product excellence – with emmert there’s a difference you can see.
Tree Top Inc.
at tree top, we believe everyone deserves good food, including our four-legged friends. for decades, tree top has been providing fruit solutions to the pet food industries. our fruit purée, dried fruits and fruit concentrates add sweetness, fiber and nutritional value to your pet product formulation. we also produce custom fruit ingredients to meet your requirements for color, viscosity, flavor, and texture. adding fruit offers healthy, delicious and simple ingredients that pet parents want.
vitablend offers an unrivalled, comprehensive and innovative range of cost effective natural and synthetic systems for the prevention and delay of oxidation, in either dry or liquid form. our natural range is developed from natural mixed tocopherols, rosemary extracts, green tea extracts, sunflower oil tocopherols and natural botanical extracts. vitablend offers clear expert advice on the extension of shelf-life with our antioxidants. vitablend was created in 2001 with an established specific technical expertise in the food and feed industries. today our team consists of experts in the fields of antioxidants, infant nutrition, premixes fully supported by our production facilities in the netherlands, the usa and singapore. vitablend is part of barentz.
wilbur-ellis nutrition is an industry leader in the international marketing and distribution of safe, premium ingredients for the livestock, pet food and aquaculture industries. ameri-pac, a brand of wilbur-ellis, established itself as a business with 30 years of manufacturing expertise and a strong industry reputation for providing products with integrity and quality service. ameri-pac two lines of antioxidants have become leading products to the rendering industries. oxy-gon® is a food-grade antioxidant made from plant-derived natural extracts. oxy-block® is a food-grade, synthetic antioxidant line. both products are used for the preservation of animal fats, vegetable oils, fat soluble vitamins and other materials subject to oxidation.
since 1992, apec has specialized in the design and manufacturing of ingredient automation equipment and controls for the pet food industry. our expertise in the manufacturing of pet food kibble and treats is in equipment for weighing, dosing, mixing, continuous blending, and coating. our equipment and control systems weigh and control flow rates from grams to tons.
Briess Malt & Ingredients Co.
improve the taste, eye appeal, processing, and labeling of dog and cat foods and other animal nutrition products with briess natural specialty ingredients. briess ingredients deliver benefits that pet owners want: natural; non-gmo; no artificial colors, additives, or preservatives; aafco compliant; gras; simple label declarations; and made in the u.s.a. ask about our many grain-and starch-based ingredient solutions. organic options are available.
BW Flexible Systems
bw flexible systems is well-known for its flexible pet food & treat weighing, packaging and palletizing technologies through its thiele, symach and hayssen brands. bwfs offers a full line of bag filling and palletizing packaging solutions, including its masterweigh net weigh scales, ultra and omni star bag filling systems, and symach bag palletizing and wrapping systems. bwfs advantages include advanced downtime management, superior throughput rate & accuracy, and integrated bag inspection & rejection. systems can integrate bag printing and be configured to run and seal almost any bag in the marketplace. symach bag palletizers bring exceptional pallet stability with no pallet overhang. bwfs offers hayssen vffs baggers for small treat bags.
caldic offers food grade ingredients from human grade manufacturing & warehousing facilities to the north american pet food/treat markets. as a global company, our ingredients are sourced from customer-preferred countries of origin, allowing for 100% non-chinese products. enhance nutrition, shelf life & texture with dadex antioxidants (synthetic/natural), damin-aide vitamin mineral blends, alube release agents/processing aids, vegetable oil blends, inclusions, vegan/alternative proteins, available in liquid/dry formats including ngm & organic. in addition to an extensive library of specialty ingredients, caldic offers technical formulation & processing support, shelf-life & analytical testing, and comprehensive regulatory documentation.
Camlin Fine Sciences
for more than 25 years, camlin fine sciences has been providing shelf life extension solutions to the pet food and rendering industries. we are excited to share that we have widened our product offering to include ingredients that may enhance the overall health and well-being of pets. the complete portfolio has been developed using our global sourcing expertise and is backed by scientific resources. for more information, write to us at email@example.com.
Coperion & Coperion K-Tron
coperion and coperion k-tron are world class leaders in extrusion, feeding and bulk material handling technology. whether manufacturing in batch processes or in higher volumes via continuous methods, coperion equipment is used in a variety of pet food processing applications. technology solutions include screw and vibratory feeders (volumetric and loss-in-weight), liquid loss-in-weight and weigh belt feeders for metering and high accuracy feeding of ingredients into mixers. coperion offers complete systems and individual auxiliary components, including sanitary rotary and diverter valves. coperion’s twin screw extruder zsk mv plus is known for its very gentle product handling at high throughput rates, setting new standards in food extrusion.
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 1,300 crb employees provide best-in-class solutions that drive positive change for our clients, our team 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. from design and construction to our end-to-end onesolution™ delivery, crb customizes our offerings to fit your unique needs, requirements and business goals.
Darling Ingredients Inc.
darling ingredients is the leading ingredients supplier to the pet food industry. we offer fresh and frozen ingredients to include unique meats and vegetables; animal fats and proteins; minerals; gelatins and hydrolyzed collagens. every production facility is third-party certified through haccp-based safety programs and others validating our ability to reduce food safety risks to ensure that the products you receive balance growth, digestibility and palatability with economics.
horizonpsi inc. is a comprehensive provider of pneumatic conveying and automated ingredient handling systems and aftermarket support for the petfood industry. as a u.s.-owned company, our engineering, manufacturing, component and service offerings deliver solutions to customers worldwide. from turnkey design and installation for new facilities or additional lines, to sustaining production through parts, components and service, we’re a trusted source for ingredient management, transfer, storage and automation. you can count on horizonpsi for innovative solutions, quality manufacturing and end-to-end personal attention that listens, solves and delivers. after all, our business is your business.
IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients
as a global supplier of premium claim-ingredients to the top brands in the pet food industry, we go to great length to assure the quality of our products. our products are carefully monitored and developed through continuous innovation and by responding to the latest trends and pet needs. since our business is all about trust, we invest a great deal in maximizing the quality of our partnerships. working closely together with our customers as well as with our suppliers, we create full transparency in the supply chain. we control every step in the process from source to shelf to supply products that are pure and traceable to the source.
at midwest laboratories we deliver high-quality analytical laboratory services so our clients can make smart decisions for their business. as an iso 17025 accredited laboratory we perform analysis for the top pet food and animal feed companies in the industry. we specialize in the areas of wet chemistry, chromatography and hplc, feeds, foods, microbiology, and more. our mission is to drive a positive impact on the lives of our employees, clients, and communities. get started today by visiting us at midwestlabs.com. give us a call at 402-334-7770 with any questions or watch our new tutorial on our youtube channel.
mondi consumer flexibles in north america is a fully integrated flexible packaging manufacturer providing a selection of value added packaging solutions to the pet industry out of jackson, missouri. our expertise lies in finding the most dynamic and reliable solutions for pet care products. we specialize in packaging with consumer convenience features in a variety of formats. features such as sliders, zippers, laser scoring for easy opening, and an assortment of handle styles can be implemented into your product of choice. our solutions are focused on quality, driven by innovation and customized to exceed your expectations.
Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC
our flexible, custom-printed petfood packaging is the cat’s meow! as experts in pet food packaging, we deliver high-quality, flexible packaging and sustainability packaging solutions worthy of a tail wag. our innovative flexible pouches, rollstock, and functional, value-added features allow your packaging to be completely customized. from pet food packaging for cats and dogs to turtles and guinea pigs, we’re proud to serve the industry’s leading pet food packaging brands!
printpack is an industry leader in pet food packaging offering a variety of innovative solutions from large format bags to small rigid cups. our portfolio for pet care consistently outperforms and enhances traditional packaging with sustainable alternatives to cans. we also offer superior strength and durability, more convenience features, and eye-popping graphics versus other packaging formats. our digital printing capabilities take you further by offering opportunities for personalization, hyper-customization, memorable product promotions, sample campaigns, and overall design flexibility to engage with your customers. communicate and amplify the value of your brand with printpack’s comprehensive, go-to-market, premium packaging solutions.
Scan American Corp.
scan american offers unique pet food processing technology and complete processing lines. our solutions include whole pallet crushers, fresh/frozen grinders, mixers, emulsifiers and pumps, pipeline metal detection, inline analysis, plate freezers, automated block loading/unloading/palletizing, continuous cooking systems, uht processing, complete meat slurry lines, air purification, odor abatement, automatic bin/tote washers, x-ray inspection and system integration. highly experienced engineering, technical, and spare parts service provided 24-7 from our headquarters in kansas city, mo.
shick esteve is the premiere value in the field of ingredient automation. we help producers automate processes that would otherwise be manual to improve production efficiency, provide quality control through increased ingredient accuracy, reduce labor costs and help provide a safer workplace environment. for the pet food market, we automate the delivery of dry and liquid ingredients to the process. we are excited to announce the newly formed partnership with frazer-nash manufacturing, global partner for precision engineering services and solutions, for our pet food systems. shick esteve will combine its process design and manufacturing expertise with frazer-nash manufacturing’s sanitary extruder hoods (seh) for the post extrusion phase including negative air lift systems. to learn more visit www.shickesteve.com.
Silva International Inc.
silva international produces a complete line of dried vegetable ingredients along with select herbs, fruits, and spices. for over 40 years, our illinois production facility has supplied quality controlled ingredients with capabilities that include steam sterilization, roasting, blending, and custom cuts. silva also produces organic versions of our ingredients and non-gmo project verification.
Simmons Animal Nutrition
simmons animal nutrition produces specialized ingredients for the pet food, aquaculture and animal feed industries. from our beginnings as a producer of chicken-based protein products, we have grown to become a leading supplier of diverse, proprietary ingredients. simmons animal nutrition drives innovation across the entire supply chain including traceable sourcing, custom transportation and quality control solutions. simmons operates multiple ingredient production facilities in southwest city and milan, missouri; siloam springs, arkansas; quakertown, pennsylvania; and bridgeville, delaware.
sunset offers expert logistics solutions for niche pet food ingredient and manufacturing needs; from brokerage solutions for flavoring and ingredient companies who haul dry and liquid products across the u.s., to streamlining your freight costs and providing one-stop, reliable service. thanks for stopping by our showroom – we’d love to help solve a challenge you have with your supply chain!
Takigawa Corporation America
takigawa corporation is a world leader in flexible packaging, focused on innovation and quality. takigawa is quickly becoming the standard for pouches and bags in the pet food market. innovative features such as a varied array of in-line registered matte coatings incorporating multiple slip levels and tactile features, along with easy lock™ and easy tear opening as well as our unique fiber vent air escape system, ensure your package will never let you down. high resolution gravure print with an industry leading tight tolerance on color control, a full selection of materials and closures will provide a package that will be the best on the store shelf. new in 2020 is our line of all pe recyclable packaging – future pouch. available in standard, high barrier and ultra barrier varieties, in flat bottom, pinch bottom and stand up formats for all of your ecofriendly packaging needs. accredited for sustainability presented by the pet sustainability coalition
tomra food designs and manufactures sensor-based sorting machines and integrated post-harvest solutions for the food industry, using the world’s most advanced grading, sorting, peeling and analytical technology. by developing four new applications of its proven technologies, tomra has made it possible for pet food manufacturers to easily remove even the smallest particles of foreign materials from dry meat and bone meal, ground frozen meat, biscuits residue, and dry kibble. tomra’s in-line pet food sorting solutions enhance the quality of your product. they significantly reduce claims and product recalls in highly competitive industry. tomra’s advanced sorting solutions bring brand protection to the pet food industry and will be a cornerstone in driving brand loyalty.
videka petfood provides food protection antioxidants for petfood manufacturers, renderers and markets under three brand names - herbalox, duralox, and greenway. we’ve launched into the north american market and will also be introducing our brands into other markets in the near term. videka petfood combines the leadership of two reputable parent companies, kalsec and diana petfood, with the advantage of being vertically integrated and globally sourced to supply today’s needs and create the next generation of natural products that help our customers grow. videka is a natural leader in customized pet food protection; committed to creating customized, clean, innovative solutions extracted from nature for pets and pet parents. in late 2019, we introduced a state-of-the art, full service testing lab in kalamazoo, mi to support our north america efforts. utilizing scientific knowledge, technical dexterity and the analytical and sensory expertise of our scientists and staff, we collaborate with our customers to problem solve, co-develop and support their growth with next generation products. our partnerships are built on a foundation of flexibility, transparency, and purpose as well as information sharing and feedback so we can be a trusted resource every step of the way, including aftermarket services.
3D Corporate Solutions
3d is committed to providing its pet food partners with custom-tailored ingredients and innovative supply chain solutions. we are the leading manufacturer of protein ingredients used to make premium pet food. let’s work on your next solution.
AIC - American International Chemical LLC
your local connection for globally sourced pet food ingredients. committed to meeting the ever-changing market demands, aic sources pet safe clean label specialty ingredients, natural vitamin e, soluble and insoluble fibers, colorants, tapioca starch, antioxidant blends, feed grade calcium stearate and more. founded on a mission of providing customers with ingredients of the highest quality and standards, aic has been serving the food industry since 1972 and takes great pride in extending our food and nutrition expertise to support the wellbeing of our furry friends. aic procures from innovative partners such as matrix fine sciences, tipiak, mikro-technik, venator, galam, and more.
qrill pet qrill pet is a product of aker biomarine, a leading biotechnology company developing and supplying krill derived products for consumer health and animal nutrition. when developing our functional marine ingredient for pets, we kept our focus on the needs of pets and pet food brands. qrill pet delivers long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, marine proteins, choline and the antioxidant astaxanthin, keeping pets healthy and happy, qrill pet is the first msc (marine stewardship council) certified krill meal on the market. our ingredient comes from one of the most sustainable fisheries in the world and can be traced back to the exact catch location of the krill.
ALLIEDFLEX TECHNOLOGIES Inc.
alliedflex® offers packaging machinery for a wide variety of flexible packaging formats including standup, quadseal and side gusset. machinery for form, fill & seal (roll stock) and fill seal (pre-made). robert - cloud – bossar packaging - velteko – umbra packaging - surdry alliedflex® specializes in providing integrated systems for the packaging of pet treats and pet foods. we provide packaging machinery and systems to produce single serve, multi-serve and large bulk sizes.
Amcor Flexibles North America
amcor is a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other products. amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve value chains through a range of flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures, and services. the company is focused on making packaging that is increasingly light-weighted, recyclable and reusable, and made using a rising amount of recycled content. around 50,000 amcor people generate us$13 billion in sales from operations that span about 250 locations in 40-plus countries. nyse: amcr; asx: amc
antarcticomega is pleased to introduce to the petfood forum community the most modern technology of low-temperature vacuum deodorizing and physical refining fishoil intended for premium petfood ingredients. the pristine waters of the south pacific seas provide our products with the highest content of natural omega-3, an essential polyunsaturated fatty acid with proven health benefits into pet nutrition. the benefits of a gentle low-temperature vacuum deodorization include protecting the integrity of valuable epa and dha, neutralizing the fishy aroma, and maintaining the palatability of a premium marine ingredient in the final petfood. manufactured with 100% sustainable fish sources and fully traceable by independent inspectors. antarcticomega premium deodorized fishoil is one step forward into the premiumization of petfood formulations, and is offered in 3 exclusive formulations: salmon fishoil, sardine fishoil, and anchovy fishoil. imported from chile and distributed from our fda-licensed food facility in port arthur, texas.
welcome to easylock by aplix®. our hook to hook reclose is 100% polyethylene for sustainable, recyclable pouches. our customers’ applications range from pet food, dried fruit, powders and lawn & garden flexible packages. these pouches are in all sizes- from one ounce to forty pounds. some of the easylock advantages are: • easy alignment and engagement of our hook to hook closure. • functionality through and around any contaminants caught in the reclose track. • tactile and audible feedback for the consumer. • elimination of all side-seal leakers in the reclose track. • multiple hook rows provide ease of use for all family members.
APS Phoenix @ Natural Ingredients for Pets
we offer our customers the benefits of an international supply network, providing a wide range of air dehydrated vegetables, fruits, and pulses from the best producers around the world. our natural ingredients deliver higher quality to pet food manufacturers, meeting the expectations that pet owners are now looking for. discover our 100% natural air-dried vegetables and fruits to nourish your formula with high-quality ingredients.
azo, inc. provides automatic ingredient handling for manufacturers throughout the us and canada. our customers utilize azo technology for mixer feeding, extruder feeding, super sack unloading, safety screening, bulk storage, pneumatic transfer, automatic batching/weighing, and minor/micro ingredient automation. for any raw material handling project (bulk/minor/micro), please ask how azo can help! an investment now can impact your company for decades to come. for 70 years now, azo systems have minimized operating costs, maximized safety, and optimized efficiency. our equipment is used in companies ranging from small, family-owned businesses to the world’s largest industrial and consumer products. azo technology is preferred in many industries including food, beverage, chemical, plastic, confectionery, and pharmaceutical.
BluePack Solutions Inc
bluepack is a company focused on the development of efficient and financially viable packaging for our clients. our partners (plants) are constantly developing new technologies to produce sustainable and biodegradable resins, creating structures that meet environmental regulations while always adhering to barrier technical specifications. quality, service, creativity, training and analysis of the markets we serve are the cornerstones of our team’s work.
BS&B Pressure Safety Management, LLC
bs&b designs and manufactures explosion protection solutions for the pet food industry. we can provide protection for your process equipment, handling dry combustible products, such as dust collectors, filter receivers, mixers, bucket elevators, milling systems, bins and silos. our solutions include conventional explosion venting, flamefree™ venting, explosion suppression and explosion isolation, including chemical isolation, flap style valves and pinch valves. bs&b offers engineering support and services to owners, operators, and engineering consultants. the company offers a large field service network to support clients and periodic inspections in accordance with relevant codes and standards. dust testing services are also available.
Butter Buds Food Ingredients
butter buds food ingredients provides functional dairy concentrates and other flavors to pet and traditional food manufacturers worldwide. butter buds food ingredients will help improve palatability, mask off flavors, improve aroma performance, enhance topical applications and reduce ingredient costs in a variety of pet food and treat applications. our ingredient expertise comes straight from america’s dairy heartland. as a family-owned company with strong midwestern values, we go the extra mile to help you craft something special.
Cama North America
cama north america, based in buffalo grove, il, is a subsidiary of cama group, italy. specializing in the design, manufacture and service of secondary packaging systems. our portfolio includes: cartoners, case packers (top load, wraparound and tray/lid), sleevers, robotics and integrated systems. cama north america prides itself in long-term customer partnerships through our consultative approach to provide customized systems using proven modular state-of-the-art technology.
petfood manufacturers have depended on cem systems for more than 30 years for fast, accurate results. we provide solutions for measuring moisture, fat, protein and ash in both wet and dry pet foods as well as ingredients. the all-new phoenix black muffle furnace enables bone content and ash content analysis in 30 minutes or less. rugged and durable, our easy-to-operate systems help improve process control, saving time and money. cem offers best-in-class applications assistance and technical service.
as food and beverage industry experts, clayco generates value around our client’s business processes. our comprehensive solution creates a significant competitive advantage before the plant is operational. clayco is a trusted full-service project delivery specialist, offering a complete design-build delivery model that can include real estate development, master planning, architecture, process, engineering, procurement and construction services. we deliver the highest quality solutions safely, on time, on budget, and beyond expectations. we are driving the pet food industry forward by providing a unique fast track, cost efficient delivery model. with $3.25 billion in revenue for 2019, clayco specializes in the “art and science of building.”
clextral supplies pet food extrusion processing systems and technical expertise to help processors adapt and thrive in the evolving pet food market. our twin screw extruders, preconditioners, dryers, ancillaries, and complete lines are designed for efficiency and flexibility with hygienic and sustainable operation. these versatile systems process dry and semi-moist kibbles and treats with strict density control, fresh foods with high meat content, realistic meat analogs, dual-textured foods, and high protein vegetarian foods. our technical experts help processors optimize their processes and production costs, and in our test plants, we work to develop the pet food, animal feed, and aquatic feed of tomorrow.
CSE Bliss Manufacturing LLC
with over 40 years of experience, cse bliss manufacturing specializes in an industry leading line of hammer mills, rotary feeders, pellet coolers, parts and rebuilds. cse bliss is family owned and operated, and a proud member of the bengal machine family of equipment manufacturers. cse bliss equipment is built to outlast competitor equipment and reduce customer down time. our equipment is designed for optimum performance in even the most demanding of applications. manufactured with 40 years of experience along with customer input that is engineered directly into our designs. cse bliss can also provide all of your hammer mill replacement parts. we offer precision laser cut internal wear parts and can provide complete hammer mill refurbishing.
D1 Resources Inc.
pet food is our business whether expanding, upgrading or building a new facility. d1 resources can provide, engineering & design services, equipment selection & design, fabrication services & installation & rigging services. from concept to completion, we have a highly qualified team of process engineers, design engineers, project managers and millwrights to complete small upgrades to complete plant builds.
Dakota Dry Bean
dakota dry bean is your premier pea and barley processing expert. whether you are a grower or an end user customer, to dakota dry bean, you are our partner. we have proudly supplied ingredients for pet food products since 1998.
Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes
deerland specializes in developing science-backed solutions that benefit microbiome health through probiotic, prebiotic and enzyme technology. our global team of industry experts in state-of-the-art facilities are positioned to support customers from concept to formulation. digestive health is essential to dogs and cats. studies show, a healthy population of gut bacteria is vital to an optimally functioning gi tract. probiotics, like our clinically studied, highly stable, spore-forming bacillus subtilis de111, can balance pets’ intestinal microflora to provide better resistance against digestive issues. digestive enzymes can support digestive system upsets, food transitioning and pets that are unable to produce enough enzymes on their own.
deville technologies is an innovative company supplying solution-based manufacturing technology to the food processing industry. our range of cutting equipment produces impeccably hygienic and safe pet food, while providing processors with a greater degree of employee safety; whether you process canned, freeze-dried, wet or raw foods, we can help. browse our content and consult our experts to discover how our innovative solutions can help with your production challenges.
trumune™ by diamond v® is designed to address specific real-world challenges pets face and provide more healthy days. defined by aafco as a natural health ingredient for use in dog and cat diets, trumune’s dual-action effect supports the body’s natural immune and digestive systems. our unique combination of postbiotics and bioactive compounds work naturally with the animal’s biology to maintain immune strength and promote a healthy microbial balance. trumune helps improve energy, activity, and vitality for more youthful animals. for over 75 years animal nutritionists and veterinarians worldwide have recognized diamond v’s leadership in research and development of microbial fermentation technology.
DSM Nutritional Products
royal dsm is a global purpose-led, science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living. as a manufacturer of 11 of the 13 vitamins, and other nutritional ingredients for both human and animal consumption, dsm’s process for manufacturing, logistics and final product is built on transparency you can trust. at the forefront of dsm is our commitment to our customers through: ● innovation and research ● ongoing customer support ● technical expertise and education our mission: bright science. brighter living.
Durr Systems, Inc.
dürr offers the latest and most effective solutions for odor and air pollutants commonly found in the pet food industry. our many years of experience and large array of products gives us the unique ability to design a turn-key solution that is custom tailored to your process.
EDL Massman LLC
edl packaging engineers (edl massman), a massman automation design company, designs and manufactures secondary to end-of line packaging solutions. an instrumental partner in the pet food industry for more than 30 years, edl massman’s packaging solutions include bundling, conveyors, pouch and bag filling and sealing for dry, wet and treats, nitrogen gas flushing, and case packing. all packaging solutions begin with our standard modular equipment, and is tailored to meet your requirements.
ELPLAST America Inc.
elplast group is the proud supplier of the el-zip range of press to close zippers for flexible packaging, compatible on all key processes including horizontal and vertical form fill seal machines, as well as pouch making lines. our commitment to you is providing the latest innovations in re-closure technology - made possible with our exceptional service and technical support, best in class hygiene and production standards, competitive pricing , and over 250 consistently high quality zipper products to choose from.
emmerson packaging has been an industry leader in flexible packaging solutions for over 60 years, helping great companies in north america build their brands into some of the best in the marketplace. our mission statement is just two words: customer success. we use the latest technology, a comprehensive r&d department, a proactive approach to sustainability initiatives, superior customer service and project management, to help you achieve your goals. it’s how we earned the honor of being named a platinum club member of canada’s best managed companies, and it’s how we hope to earn the honor of your business.
at enterra, our core purpose is to harness the power of insects to feed and care for the world. since 2007 we have been pioneering sustainable insect production in north america, producing the highest quality ingredients for our innovative animal feed and pet food customers. enterra began with the aim of solving two global problems: the need for finding new, sustainable sources of protein for animal feed and addressing the high prevalence of food waste. we developed proprietary farming techniques to replicate the natural black soldier fly lifecycle, using pre-consumer food waste to feed the larvae which are then processed into enterragrubs™, enterraprotein™ & enterraoil™. our experienced team of insect experts is here to help you on your journey into the future of feed.
shipping your animal health and pet supplies efficiently and on time is a critical component of meeting customer needs and hitting business growth goals. but inaccessible and overly complex transportation data can often make it difficult to have full confidence in your transportation efforts. at eshipping, weve helped many companies create clear transportation solutions that leverage their transportation data to eliminate supply chain waste and to make informed business decisions. visit www.eshipping.biz and contact our team to create your customized transportation solution.
sustainable extruder solutions ever extruder is a supplier of high-performance, high-capacity single screw extruder equipment, specializing in after-market retrofits and complete extruder systems for producing pet food and aquatic feeds. ever extruder optimizes designs, materials, and components for high-performance, top-quality production, extended wear life, and low maintenance. we utilize super-wear resistant materials targeted to substantially reduce energy consumption and operational costs. ever extruder’s advanced technology ensures sanitation and is designed for operational consistency with a user-friendly interface. ever extruder offers performance upgrades for wenger, extrutech, andritz, buhler, and clextral machines.
Fiordo Austral Group
fiordo austral group is the fusion of different companies united in the pursuit of supplying the world with exclusive, sustainable ingredients, specifically designed for the nutrition of our best friends, our pets. fresh ingredients produced in origin, in the pristine waters of southern chile. try our salmon meal, salmon oil, refined fish oil, hydrolyzed salmon protein, mechanically deboned salmon, among many other products. come and see what the fjords of southern chile have to offer you!
Florida Food Products
the real, functional food-ingredient people. florida food products provides transformational answers from nature by collaborating with the companies who are feeding the world and leading the change to real, simple and better ingredients. today’s families want to get back to basics and enjoy natural, nourishing food for themselves and their pets. ffp ‘s legacy is built on a history of clean label innovation; providing functionality, taste, color and nutrition from vegetables and fruits. our products provide functionality from nature that works and are produced in america.
foodsafe drains is fully committed to providing sanitary, safe, and cost-effective drainage solutions for the food and beverage manufacturing industry. as a part of the global drain technologies family, we have stayed true to our cause, always delivering on our promises and providing high-quality products, expert advice, and exceptional value to our clients. we take a whole facility view on drainage systems: in addition to our nsf approved stainless steel slot drain, we also provide area drains and grated trench drains to fully outfit your building. what makes a foodsafe drain food-safe? all foodsafe drains conform to the same food-safe design and fabrication principles per ansi 3-a 14159-1, bs en 1672, and bs en14159 standards.
Food Safety Net Services
about food safety net services food safety net services (fsns), is a national network of iso 17025 accredited testing laboratories open 24/7, 365 days a year. fsns provides expert technical resources that assist companies with implementing food safety and quality programs that deliver critical information needed to continually improve process controls. additional services include gfsi, sqf and paaco, approved auditing and certification capabilities. fsns also offers a variety of exciting job opportunities and internships for individuals interested in the food science industry. for more information, visit fsns.
format solutions is a software company looking to reshape the future of pet food and animal nutrition. made by the feed industry for the feed industry, our goal at format solutions is to become a trusted partner in feed technology. as an independent cargill company, we support mill and supplier management, formulation, and precision nutrition by creating more margin with less effort.
gofos™ is a soluble prebiotic fiber with a high purity of about 95% of short chain fructo-oligosaccharides (sc-fos).sc-fos is one of the most researched prebiotic fibers, contributing to gut health of companion animals by altering the microbiota composition and resulting in good health & well-being, meeting pet parents demand for healthier food. gofos™ is produced by galam, a global manufacturer of ingredients for the food and animal nutrition industries, with production sites in israel, spain and germany.
whether you need a single machine to boost existing line performance or a complete solution for a new plant, look to gea. our technology covers production of wet, dry and freeze-dried pet food, treats, and all types of pet food ingredients. products include grinders, mixers, emulsifiers, gravy/gel systems, evaporators, spray dryers, freeze dryers, extruders, milling equipment, centrifuges, pumps, valves, freezers, packaging and handling systems. all our equipment and lines are supported by our comprehensive 24/7 service program. don’t miss our “gea freeze drying technology for pet food” tech talk on september 16 at 12:30 pm edt. we look forward to your questions during the live q & a session!
glfm is a north american leader in filling and packaging technologies to the pet food industry. starting with humble beginnings in 1987, glfm has developed a long standing presence in the industry with world class suppliers and customers. filling and closing technologies are vital to the success of any pet food operation. founded in 1954, zacmi – parma italy provides the latest developments in filling and closing lines with high precision, speed and efficiency that is adaptable for the small, medium and large operation. hg molenaar from paarl south africa has proven international experience in high speed lines for plastic containers, thermal processing and fully automated handling for more than 70 years. together our glfm teams provide the highest quality lines to n.a. and the world.
Grain Millers Inc.
grain millers is a leading manufacturer of organic and conventional whole-grain ingredients used in petfood, pet treats, bulk feed products, and many other products around the world. as one of the world’s largest specialty millers, our legacy is built on being more than just an ingredient supplier; we are a proactive partner. we offer a full line of organic and conventional whole grain products such as gluten-free oats & oat fiber, wheat, barley, rye, triticale, conventional and non-gmo corn and soybeans, flax, stabilized whole wheat flour, hydrocolloids, and sweeteners. each of these products can be custom milled to meet your needs within the fast-moving functional food and nutraceutical markets.
global leader in food plant solutions the gray family of brands provides robust pet food capabilities that meet customers’ most sophisticated needs. gray, a fully integrated service provider, is widely known for designing and building the award-winning, sqf-certified dogstar kitchens for champion petfoods in 14 months. gray solutions, a gray company, is a leader in automation and process integration for customers in food & beverage. inline engineers, a gray company, provides engineering, process improvement, and planning services for food & beverage leaders. spec engineering, a gray company, helps customers expand and optimize process equipment and manufacturing systems from raw material through packaging.
Hood Packaging Corp.
hood packaging is a quality manufacturer of packaging materials with 23 production facilities located in the united states and canada. we provide a complete range of flexible packaging materials, packaging formats, and printing capabilities. with a wide variety of paper, plastic and poly-woven packaging products, we are your one-stop shopping advantage with locations across north america. a brief history to our growth: tc transcontinental (multiwall operations) acquired in 2020 bemis corporation (multiwall operations) acquired in 2014 glopak inc. acquired in 2006 bonar packaging acquired in 2000 charleston packaging acquired in 1998 southern bag began in 1978
International Ingredient Corp.
just call us iic. we are a family-owned manufacturer of specialty ingredients for pet food, established in 1974 and headquartered in st. louis, missouri. iic produces a number of unique, high quality ingredients utilized in dog and cat foods & treats, including spray-dried cheese powder, spray-dried bacon fat, brewtech® dried brewers yeast, and our latest development—palcrave® np (naturally preserved) liquid yeast palatant. iic is also a supplier of milk proteins, vegetable oils, granulated sugar, and dextrose. our iic pet food facilities are sqf-certified, and we sell throughout the u.s., canada, asia, and latin america. with over 45 years of service to the pet food industry, we are here to meet your ingredient needs with a smile!
interstates offers electrical construction, electrical engineering, and control systems services. for over sixty years, we have tackled complex challenges and developed innovative solutions for industrial manufacturing and processing facilities around the world. what started as a small electric company has evolved into an organization with over 1000 employees and multiple locations throughout the u.s. through our unique integrated project delivery approach, we are able to provide clients with one or all of our services. by combining the strength of our teams, we can develop a solution tailored to our clients specific needs. our knowledgeable teams work alongside our clients to truly understand their needs and deliver exceptional results.
Jones-Hamilton Co. SBS-Pet
jones-hamilton co. as the manufacturer of sbs (sodium bisulfate) pet™ grade, jones-hamilton co. is an industry leader in acidification in pet food. sbs pet™ is a natural acidifier used in dry cat food for feline urine acidification, and in soft treat and liquid digest for ph reduction and preservation. sbs pet™ also improves palatability without affecting the calcium/phosphorus ratio, and meets cats’ sodium and sulfate requirements.
Kansas State University
k-state offers consumer and industry research and education in business, marketing, milling, product development and supply chain management. ksu’s pet food program is the first-of-its-kind, with research expertise and facilities to explore solutions for food processing and nutritional challenges of companion animals. this program uses the universitys expertise in nutrition, microbiology, extrusion, thermal processing, canning, baking, sensory analysis & more. partnering with industry, we are proud to train the next generation of leaders and collaborate on research and innovation of products across the grain science and industry; the master of agribusiness; food, nutrition, dietetics and health; and animal sciences and industry departments.
Krcpack Flexible Packaging Inc.
as krcpack, we are a flexible packaging manufacturer of single & multi layered packages/pouches at the enterprise with a total area of 130.000 ft2 equipped with the most modern high-quality and high-tech machines. krcpack specilizing in producing petfood packages and is exporting more than 40 countries with cost-effectiveness and short lead-times. we offer pet,pe,metpet,alu,bopp layered doypack, flatboottom, quadro, back seam sacks, three side seals and shape cut pouches from 0,1 to 44 lbs in rotogravure, flexogrphic and hd printing. we also offer 100% recyclable mono pe petfood packages for your brand! our brc certified factory is located in istanbul and we have been serving from our new york office to match with our clients needs faster.
welcome to krohne, your reliable partner for process instrumentation and automation, even during these unprecedented times. as our client, you benefit from our ability to solve applications with matching measurement solutions; we offer a complete product portfolio, industry specific system solutions and complementary services for instrumentation projects of any size. our mission is to provide unparalleled application expertise, on-time delivery, and cost-effective quality products so that we can exceed our valued customers expectations. we’ll be happy to meet with you at that show, share our experience of measuring level in dusty environment or measuring mass flow of raw meat, and listen to your process instrumentation needs.
Layn Natural Ingredients USA
layn natural ingredients is one of the world’s largest innovators of natural botanical extract ingredients and solutions serving the biggest brands in food, beverage, flavor, nutraceutical, personal care, animals and pets. truly vertically integrated, layn offers nearly three decades of experience in providing fully secure, manufacturer-direct, transparent and scalable supply chains, from seeds to agronomy, including more than 2.2 million square feet of state of the art extraction, and global innovation centers throughout the world to assist with formulations and applications. we are pleased to showcase our trugro by layn botanical solutions for pet nutrition on pet food forum. – firstname.lastname@example.org.
LinkOne Ingredient Solutions
our name signifies our passion to serve the pet food industry as your first and most critical link in your supply chain. by utilizing our manufacturing assets and strategic supply chain solutions, we are proud to offer performance ingredients and custom solutions developed for you. our ingredient lineup includes our proprietary dried marine proteins, healthy grains, fruits and vegetables, oils, and grain-free ingredients.
mfiber has been in pet food for over 5 years as a listed ingredient as well as a carrier for premixes. mfiber is a cellulose fiber ingredient that comes from a perennial grass called miscanthus giganteous and is grown in the midwest by local farmers. it is the wholesome choice for dog and cat food diets because it is produced using no chemicals. mfiber is all-natural, non-gmo, grain free, non-pea and sustainable. mfiber production uses 86% less fossil fuel, emits 87% less greenhouse gasses and consumes 98% less water than traditional powdered cellulose fiber. research supports the use of mfiber in pet diets and has been fed around the world. finally, you have options for insoluble fiber! best-in-category for sustainability presented by the pet sustainability coalition
top of the line pet food processing equipment. bringing the highest quality food production to the pet industry. material handling / grinding / mixing & blending / size reduction / molding-& shaping / drying / high efficiency baking / packaging centralized project management delivered by expert people. alkar, auto-bake serpentine, cv-tek, cvp and m-tek, stronger together, cozzini, maurer-atmos, spooner vicars.
Midwest Metalcraft and Equipment
midwest metalcraft is committed to using our industry knowledge and exceptional products to help your bottom line. let us design a system for you. if you have specific questions about our services or products, give us a call.
about microdried fruit & vegetable ingredients milne microdried’s innovative dried fruits and vegetables are 100% pure, plant-based ingredients rich in color and nutrition - perfect for premium pet treats and foods. these low-calorie, non-gmo ingredients have no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives and are available in over 40 varieties and select organics. already in several premium treats, these ingredients are ideal for functional, high-energy foods for active pets and can be a vital part of a complete and balanced nutrition program. available in powders, fragments and whole pieces, microdried ingredients are dried using proprietary low-impact vacuum radiant technology to help preserve natural vitamins and minerals and can be customized for moisture content and texture.
Modern Process Equipment
chain-vey is a revolutionary conveyor designed for transporting bulk ingredients and finished kibble and treats in pet food production. chain-vey transports products without degradation or declassification in a completely enclosed tubular design. chain-vey is made by mpe, the global leader in process system design, industrial grinding equipment, and tubular drag conveyors. for over 60 years, mpe has been committed to serving its partners with innovative solutions with unmatched engineering, equipment, compliance, and support services. recognized for customer experience, mpe strives to bring a personal touch to every project ensuring customer satisfaction. to learn more about chain-vey and mpe, visit mpechicago.com or contact email@example.com.
National Bulk Equipment, Inc.
national bulk equipment (nbe) designs, engineers, manufactures, installs, and commissions equipment, systems, and fullstream projects for processing and packaging of dry and liquid bulk materials. nbe bulk material handling applications include: discharging, filling, conveying, mixing, storage, reclamation, and infeed. the nbe engineer-to-application (eta) project delivery experience moves beyond constraints of build-to-order machine manufacturing. eta project delivery gives brand owners, contract packagers, oems, and aecs confidence in mutually defined expectations and performance benefits inherent in eta projects delivered by nbe. national bulk equipment is a portfolio company of nbe holdings company, based in holland, michigan.
NorthWind Technical Services
northwind is the pet food automation experts. our extensive experience in the pet food industry gives us the knowledge to ensure your plant is running as efficiently as possible. from small system additions to full plant controls we have a solution for you. full plant integration formula management lot tracking data collection alarm management let’s talk about a solution for your facility! meet with us now or choose a time that fits your schedule. ask about our interactive demos! batching demo | extrusion demo | kpi dashboards
growing a pet nutrition business is incredibly challenging. nqv8 can serve as an experienced guide to get you where you need & want to go, by listening to your ideas and challenging your assumptions, we provide tailored solutions for pet food, treat, & supplement companies in all stages of development. we work with anyone from promising early stage startups to well established companies. whether you are looking to make a strategic pivot, develop a new product, are unsatisfied with your current business model, or are simply looking to improve operational efficiency, nqv8 is the team to call.
perkinelmer understands pet food. pet food needs to look good to the consumer, taste good to the pet, meet nutritional requirements, and it must be produced with equivalent or better profitability week after week. this is a challenging task when raw materials and their prices are constantly changing. the way to succeed is to have complete knowledge of your raw materials and your process. we have the tools for compositional analysis of ingredients and finished pet food to help improve your profitability. our fast, accurate, rugged analyzers determine parameters such as moisture, protein, fat and more in just a few seconds.
Pet Food Institute
the pet food institute (pfi) is the national trade association representing pet food and treat makers. pfi is the industry’s representative before congress and state legislatures, as well as state and federal agencies; public education and media relations resource; organizer of seminars and educational programs; and liaison with other organizations.
Pet Food Solutions LLC
pet food solutions is the supplier of gold shield™ super premium refined chicken fat, the gold standard for the pet food industry. our company is based on technology, quality, service, and trust. with more than 10 years of successful animal fats refining, we provide unique benefits to our manufacturing partners such as safer, more palatable, more efficient, more stable, cleaner and healthier products for pets. we offer all of this at the best value overall in the business. being a leader means being a quality corporate citizen. thus, we have a clean and green approach using no chemicals in our process and producing zero waste. even our extraction material is used for biodiesel and land application fertilizer. please connect with us to learn more about making your formulations the very best they can be, while adding value in many areas of your business.
Petsource by Scoular
operational in october! introducing petsource by scoular. with petsource, we’re redefining what start-to-finish looks like in contract manufacturing. we bring product development, meat processing, freeze-drying, and packaging of high-protein ingredients under one roof – providing unparalleled levels of safety, quality, and reliability across the freeze-dried pet food supply chain. as today’s pet food owner seeks raw, clean label options, you can rely on petsource. our processing capabilities include: • recipe development • whole muscle dicing • blending & forming • freeze drying • multiple packaging options
pigging solutions assures pet food manufacturers achieve lower product manufacturing costs and maintain high product quality. our safe and easy-to-use systems allow you to: • recover over 99% of product in transfer piping • eliminate flush waste and cross-contamination risk • increase batch yields and reduce raw material consumption • reduce dedicated piping • give your company a competitive edge
Pleasant Valley Oil Mills
pleasant valley oil mills is the largest producer of cold-pressed, non-gmo canola and sunflower oils in canada. cold-pressing means that the oil is more nutritious with high levels of tocopherols and omega-3 and -6 fatty acids. with farm to table traceability, we are non-gmo project verified, kosher, halal and fssc 22000 certified. come and see why premium pet food producers are switching to cold pressed oils!
we adore our pets, so its a labor of love to engineer packaging solutions that put your products in the best light and keep them in the freshest condition. pet food and pet care packaging have become increasingly important for companies looking to capture brand loyalty and market share. we recognize these needs and answer with superior packaging that will help your pet products stand out from the rest. from rollstock and retort pouches to quad-seal, woven polypropylene bags and more, proampacs full suite of flexible pet food products deliver high packaging performance and brand value.
PTI- Packaging Technologies & Inspection
pti/waldner north america supplies high performance, high output packaging machinery for pet food and pet treats. waldner packaging machinery for filling pet food into pouches, cups and trays, operate at 95% or better oee, a hallmark of waldner engineering. new patent-pending wisk-a fill nozzles offers: clean cut of the pet loaf, no strings attached; accurate fill weights, no product giveaway, no waste; food retains texture and moisture, proven with over 100 varieties of pet food.
Reading Bakery Systems
with more than 120 years of commercial baking experience, rbs can help you take your baked pet treat operation to the next level with completely automated system solutions. we offer innovative, cost-effective solutions for every part of your process including continuous mixing, forming, baking & drying equipment. reading bakery systems is a leading manufacturer of bakery equipment, providing innovative process solutions & support for the food industry. our brands offer production lines capable of producing a wide range of products, continuous mixing solutions, & oven profiling and consulting services. register below for our virtual seminar- automated production systems for baked pet treats & pet food. you will receive a link to access the seminar after registration.
Redzone Production Systems
the redzone production system is a verticalized social mobile platform designed for front-line team collaboration to radically change operating performance within the four walls of a manufacturing plant. by developing the skills & structure of the workforce; we provide the framework to engage employees in identifying and solving operational problems. redzone production system facilitates communication throughout the organization, aligning departments in producing safe, quality product with maximum effectiveness.
with over 30 years of experience, romer labs is a leading supplier of diagnostic testing solutions for the agricultural, food and feed industries. we offer one of the most comprehensive testing portfolios for pet food manufacturers and their suppliers. this includes our range of rapid, water based mycotoxin detection kits as well as cost effective environmental and finished product testing solutions for salmonella. our portfolio also includes fast and easy to use gmo and allergen detection kits. furthermore, we operate 4 global iso accredited full service laboratories that use cutting edge technology for the analysis of mycotoxins and allergens to serve as an extension of your onsite labs. mycotoxin risk management has always been at the forefront of pet food manufacturers minds in that contamination can threaten not only the quality of your finished products but ultimately your financial performance and brand. a strong mycotoxin risk management strategy starts with consistent attention to mycotoxin levels in addition to scientifically sound sampling and testing methods. romer labs can help. we can provide insights and updates on the incidence of mycotoxins in agricultural commodities used for pet food around the globe and help you to identify potential risk. see below for a special edition of our weekly mycotoxin minute talking about the upward trend in levels of zea in corn and corn byproducts. contact romer labs for more information on our weekly mycotoxin minutes or any of our innovative testing solutions. you can’t manage what you don’t measure so let romer labs support you in your risk management strategies.
as a leading global pet food ingredient supplier, we source a full range of wet and dry pet food ingredients in a variety of formats. with our supply chain strength and product expertise, we provide customized solutions to meet your consumers’ demand for supply chain transparency, safe, high quality, and nutritious pet food. you can count on scoular to source those unique, functional ingredients, such as rabbit meat or salmon meal, with supply assurance. in addition to procurement and sourcing solutions, we offer supply chain risk management, ingredient blending for specialty formulations, custom packaging, logistics services, & more. we offer a broad range of ingredients from pea protein to salmon meat, pollock oil to spray dried fish and more.
sgs is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company. recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity, we provide competitive advantage, drive sustainability, and deliver trust. with more than 89,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world. sgs offers a wide range of solutions covering the entire food supply chain from primary production and manufacturing, to retail and foodservice. with a comprehensive range of independent inspection, testing, training, certification, and technical services specific for the food sector, we help companies worldwide to monitor and validate safety, quality, and sustainability.
src milling is excited to introduce a new bacillus line of probiotics for pet food, pet treats, supplements, and other food products. the probiotics are available as individual strains, or combined in blends. these probiotics can be added to other ingredients, such as flavorings or premixes too. looking for protein meals? src milling offers high quality lamb meal, beef meal, and other meat and bone meals to supply protein and other nutrients in premium pet foods. need access to multiple ingredients in one package? our src nutritionals division offers custom built premixes that blend vitamins, trace minerals, and many other micronutrients together for convenient batching into pet food and pet treats. visit us virtually to learn more about our services!
sterilex is a recognized industry leader for developing innovative, award-winning solutions for microbial control. based in hunt valley maryland, sterilex’s proprietary perquat technology is the first and only chemistry with products approved by the epa to kill biofilm bacteria and remove biofilm in public health and industrial applications. our perquat technology has the unique ability to penetrate biofilm and kill organisms such as salmonella and listeria. along with rapid biofilm diagnostic tools, sterilex products can be used in a variety of applications such as food and beverage protection, pet food manufacturing, and animal health.
tippmann group is a unique combination of two companies, tippmann construction and interstate warehousing, which are dedicated to safe and efficient design, construction and operation of multi-temperature food-grade facilities. more than 50 years of refrigeration expertise and owner/operator experience make tippmann group your single-source provider for all of your temperature-controlled facility needs. tippmann construction specializes in providing fast-track design/build solutions for food processing and distribution facilities, including new builds, expansions and renovations. interstate warehousing is one of the largest prw companies in the united states, owning and operating more than 115,000,000 cubic feet of cold storage space.
uflex is a 2 billion dollar group having fully integrated infrastructure spread over 650 acres across india, u.a.e, egypt, poland, hungary, mexico, u.s.a., nigeria & russia. uflex, the founder of project plastic fix is our proud global sustainability initiative. uflex offers a complete spectrum of flexible packaging solutions - polyester chips, pet/opp/cpp films, rotogravure cylinders, flexo plates, inks, flexible laminates, pre-formed pouches, laminated woven bags, modified atmosphere packaging, flexible tubes, aseptic packaging, pharmaceutical packaging, security holograms, converting & packaging machines. with a dedicated work force of over 8500 professional, uflex is proud to be serving its customers in over 140 countries.
US Highbush Blueberry Council
the u.s. highbush blueberry council is an agriculture promotion group made up of blueberry growers, marketers and importers in north and south america, who work together to research, innovate and promote the fruits of their labors as well as the growth and well-being of the entire blueberry industry. the blueberry industry is committed to providing blueberries that are grown, harvested, packed and shipped in clean, safe environments.
Valley Grain Milling Inc.
welcome, valley grain milling is your premiere pearled barley and pulse ingredient supplier! having been in the industry for over 20 years, we have the expertise you can count on! our processing facilities are sf/sf fsc36 certified. download the checklist to see how our team has raised the industry bar beyond regulatory requirements. feel free to contact a company representative so we can get started on your needs today!
veramaris® pets introduces a revolutionary new source of omega-3 for pet foods. sustainable, 100% fish free and twice as rich in epa & dha omega-3 as fish oil, our algal oil delivers all the health benefits of omega-3, while also contributing to the preservation of marine life. a leading company in algae technology, veramaris® extracts oil from natural marine algae, exceptionally rich in epa & dha omega-3 fatty acids. veramaris pets is specially designed to suit pet food applications. accredited for sustainability presented by the pet sustainability coalition
Waldner North America
waldner manufactures high performance, high output packaging machinery for pet food and pet treats. waldner is a global leader in packaging machines for filling wet pet food into pouches, cups and trays, operate at 95% or better oee, a hallmark of waldner engineering. new patent-pending wisk-a fill nozzles offer clean cut of the pet loaf, no strings attached; accurate fill weights, no product giveaway, no waste; food retains texture and moisture, proven with over 100 varieties of pet food.
wing biotech is a leader in innovative pet food palatability solutions in asia pacific and now extends our services and solutions worldwide. based in shanghai, china, wing biotech has developed a wide range of palatability enhancers that significantly improve the palatability level of dry pet food, wet food and pet treats as well as meet diversified protein base and flavor needs. the performance of each product is validated through numerous palatability tests at our expert panel. biotech believes that truly understanding our furry companions, continuous driving innovation, using fresh raw material and implementing rigorous quality control are vital to delivering performing pet food palatability solutions to our customers.
zinpro corporation pioneered the research and development of organic trace minerals more than 49 years ago with the goal of improving animal health and well-being. as a family-owned, privately held u.s.-based company, our steady growth is the result of quality innovative products, and a focus on science-based nutrition from world-class people. contact zinpro to learn about science based solutions for companion skin and coat health and overall well-being!