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2017 Innovation Showcase Winners

People’s Choice

CookerCloud
Blentech Corporation
Booth: 2020
Primary Market Served: Dairy; Pet Foods; Prepared Foods
Target Customer: Everyone who wants to stay close, even at a distance to monitor productivity and operations. You can count on daily, secure data delivered to your PC/Mac or mobile device. The Blentech CookerCloud remotely monitors and collects data from food operations allowing you to be proactive instead of reactive from afar.

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Bakery, Grains, Seeds and Snacks Category Winner

Luminar 4070 AOTF-NIR
Brimrose Corporation of America
Booth:
4328
Primary Market Served:
Bakery, Grains, Seed and Snacks
Target Customer: 
Research scientists, ingredient specialists, and quality control benefit from the new 4070 Luminar AOTF-NIR Spectrometer for blending uniformity, simultaneous moisture measurement, and in-line measurement at dryers/roasters/ovens. Take more samples faster for accuracy. Improve quality and consistency while reducing waste, costs, and energy..


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Beverage Category Winner

IMSB Ice Machine Sanitizer
RGF Environmental Group, Inc.
Booth:
1777
Primary Market Served:
Beverage; Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: 
Any company that uses ice in their food processing operation. The IMSB can be used for targeted treatments as well.


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Confectionery, Candy and Sweets Category Winner

TraceFREE® Electric Impedance Pipe Heating
Banner-Day
Booth: 2334
Primary Market Served: Confectionery, Candy and Sweets
Target Customer: Confectionery, candy and sweets; food processing; baking; and dairy.

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Dairy Category Winner

MAGNATTACK MAG-RAM Self Cleaning Magnet Receives USDA Dairy Acceptance
Powder-Solutions, Inc.
Booth:
2622
Primary Market Served:
Dairy
Target Customer:
Customers benefiting most from the MAG-RAM Self-Cleaning Magnet include those concerned with the highest level of sanitation for their product, those that require specific interval cleaning schedule, and/or in situations where the magnet may be difficult to reach for manual cleaning.

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Meat, Poultry and Seafood Category Winner

ZUBIOX Biodegradable Cooking Casings and Shrink Vacuum Bags
Zubex USA LLC
Booth:
118
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer:
Meat, poultry, seafood and cheese manufacturers.
Processed meat, cook and strip applications that use casing only for cooking and then they throw it away as trash.


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Pet Foods Category Winner

Remco Color-Coded Lobby Dustpan and Broom Set
Remco Products Corporation
Booth: 927
Primary Markets Served: Bakery, Grains, Seed and Snacks; Beverage; Confectionery, Candy and Sweets; Dairy; Meat, Poultry and Seafood; Pet Foods; Prepared Foods
Target Customer: The primary users of Remco’s tools are sanitation teams at food and beverage production facilities. Their needs typically include: hygienic/FDA-compliant tools; multiple available colors for use in HACCP color-coding programs; Improved tool quality; and purpose-built sanitation tools. Key decision makers in production facilities generally include: sanitation managers; quality assurance managers; food safety managers; HACCP/SQF managers; and production managers.

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Prepared Foods Category Winner

Portion Pack with Snapsil Opening Feature
MULTIVAC
Booth:
149
Primary Market Served:
Prepared Foods
Target Customer:
The target customer for the equipment is condiment producers. The target customer for the Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing 1.5 oz Dip and Pour Cups is most American consumers.

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3D Laser Scanning for the Food and Beverage Industry
Leica Geosystems
Booth:
3822
Primary Market Served: 
Prepared Foods
Target Customer:
Owner operators (Hershey, Kraft, etc.) within the food & beverage industry; engineering & design companies; equipment installers; facility managers; and safety managers.

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Alpet D2 Quat-Free Surface Sanitizer
Best Sanitizers, Inc.
Booth:
4206
Primary Market Served: 
Bakery, Grains, Seed and Snacks
Target Customer:
Any growers, manufacturers and packers looking for a quat-free sanitizer.

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Apex Air-Evac Liquid Liner
Arena Products
Booth:
 2434
Primary Market Served: 
Dairy
Target Customer:
 It can be used to replace expensive stainless steel containers for yogurt fruit, thick sauces or ingredients.

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Certified Industrial Vacuum for Safe, Compliant Collection of Combustible Dust
Nilfisk, Inc.
Booth:
1567
Primary Markets Served: 
Bakery, Grains, Seed and Snacks; Confectionery, Candy and Sweets
Target Customer:
 Food manufacturers and processors who handle combustible dusts, like sugar, flour, grain and any other dry ingredients.

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CloudDISPATCH – Trace Engine
Leading2Lean
Booth: 4201
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: Food processors with multiple plants.

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Pet Foods Winner!

Remco Color-Coded Lobby Dustpan and Broom Set
Remco Products Corporation
Booth: 927
Primary Markets Served: Bakery, Grains, Seed and Snacks; Beverage; Confectionery, Candy and Sweets; Dairy; Meat, Poultry and Seafood; Pet Foods; Prepared Foods
Target Customer: The primary users of Remco’s tools are sanitation teams at food and beverage production facilities. Their needs typically include: hygienic/FDA-compliant tools; multiple available colors for use in HACCP color-coding programs; Improved tool quality; and purpose-built sanitation tools. Key decision makers in production facilities generally include: sanitation managers; quality assurance managers; food safety managers; HACCP/SQF managers; and production managers.

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Continuous Pet Food Production with Alignate Casing
Handtmann
Booth: 
141
Primary Market Served: 
Pet Foods
Target Customer:
Pet food snack processors.




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People’s Choice Winner!

CookerCloud
Blentech Corporation
Booth: 2020
Primary Market Served: Dairy; Pet Foods; Prepared Foods
Target Customer: Everyone who wants to stay close, even at a distance to monitor productivity and operations. You can count on daily, secure data delivered to your PC/Mac or mobile device. The Blentech CookerCloud remotely monitors and collects data from food operations allowing you to be proactive instead of reactive from afar.

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DHR Dehider
Best & Donovan
Booth: 646
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: Customers that dehide cows and pigs, plus sheep and lamb.

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EnviroTrak
Cooper-Atkins
Booth: 2279
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: Environmental equipment, facilities management, food processing equipment and services, laboratory testing, and quality control.

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ExD Series “The Hawk” Centrifugal Pump
Dixon Sanitary
Booth: 1812
Primary Market Served: Beverage
Target Customer: Fluid processors in the dairy, food, beverage, brewing and bio-pharmaceutical industries as well as applications in chemical and heavy industries.

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FCHL 160 Automatic Clipping and Hanging Machine
Poly-clip System
Booth: 
133
Primary Market Served: 
Dairy
Target Customer:
Producers of specialty cheese for smoking, slicing, rounds and logs marketed in gift pack, retail, traditional deli and food service applications.


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FDA Compliant Food Grade Coating
Kinetrol USA
Booth: 
2670
Primary Market Served: 
Dairy
Target Customer:
Food and beverage equipment manufacturers, material handling and conveying, facilities management and maintenance.

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Fresh Sausage Automated Loading System
Handtmann
Booth: 
141
Primary Market Served: 
Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer:
Mid to industrial size fresh sausage producers.

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Fully-Hygienic Forklift Rated Trench Drain Grate
ACO Polymer Products, Inc.
Booth: 3000
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: Architects, engineers, food processing engineers, facility managers.


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HFT-2000 Stainless Steel
T-DRILL Industries, Inc.
Booth:
2278
Primary Market Served:
Dairy
Target Customer: 
We have found the most global success to be in the dairy process industry with food/beverage, chemical, water treatment, and gas/fuel to be great applications as well.

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HSC Series Hygienic Spring Check Valve
Dixon Sanitary
Booth: 1812
Primary Market Served: Beverage
Target Customer: Fluid processors in the diary, food, beverage, brewing, winery and bio-pharmaceutical industries.

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Hybrid Stainless Steel Transport Chain
AME Engineering
Booth:
1780
Primary Market Served:
Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: 
Facility with horizontal form/fill/seal packaging machines that is interested in better sanitation for their packaging line.

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Beverage Winner!

IMSB Ice Machine Sanitizer
RGF Environmental Group, Inc.
Booth:
1777
Primary Market Served:
Beverage; Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: 
Any company that uses ice in their food processing operation. The IMSB can be used for targeted treatments as well.


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LifeTec® Process Filters
Donaldson Company
Booth: 817
Primary Market Served: Dairy
Target Customer: Food and beverage process facilities.

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Bakery, Grains, Seeds and Snacks Winner!

Luminar 4070 AOTF-NIR
Brimrose Corporation of America
Booth:
4328
Primary Market Served:
Bakery, Grains, Seed and Snacks
Target Customer: 
Research scientists, ingredient specialists, and quality control benefit from the new 4070 Luminar AOTF-NIR Spectrometer for blending uniformity, simultaneous moisture measurement, and in-line measurement at dryers/roasters/ovens. Take more samples faster for accuracy. Improve quality and consistency while reducing waste, costs, and energy..


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M15D-SF Screw Fed Disintegrator (Mill)
Corenco
Booth:
114
Primary Market Served:
Beverage
Target Customer: 
Beverage companies creating products requiring moderate to high volumes of fruits, leafy greens and vegetables to be reduced in size dramatically and efficiently.

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Mach Automation System
Tescal S.p.A
Booth:
825
Primary Market Served:
Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer:
Meat industry and producers of hams, bacon and salami.

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Dairy Winner!

MAGNATTACK MAG-RAM Self Cleaning Magnet Receives USDA Dairy Acceptance
Powder-Solutions, Inc.
Booth:
2622
Primary Market Served:
Dairy
Target Customer:
Customers benefiting most from the MAG-RAM Self-Cleaning Magnet include those concerned with the highest level of sanitation for their product, those that require specific interval cleaning schedule, and/or in situations where the magnet may be difficult to reach for manual cleaning.

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OhxyPhog
Guardian Ozone
Booth: 4114
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: Food processing and packaging facilities.

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Oracle Universal Fat Analyzer
CEM Corporation
Booth: 2330
Primary Market Served: Dairy
Target Customer: Food manufactures and processors.

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OxyCheck
GEA North America
Booth:
2634
Primary Market Served:
Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: 
Manufacturers, Retailers and Consumers
Volker Sassmannshausen, Senior Product Manager at GEA: All three target groups benefit from GEA OxyCheck because the system helps to ensure that food reaches consumers in perfect condition.

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Performance Guarantee Program
DMP Corporation
Booth: 2734
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: Snack foods, meat processing, dairy and craft breweries.

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Prepared Foods Winner!

Portion Pack with Snapsil Opening Feature
MULTIVAC
Booth:
149
Primary Market Served:
Prepared Foods
Target Customer:
The target customer for the equipment is condiment producers. The target customer for the Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing 1.5 oz Dip and Pour Cups is most American consumers.

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Pulled Pork Cooking and Shredding Machine
AmTrade Systems
Booth: 1064
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: All manufacturers of pulled pork, shredded chicken, corn beef and other similar products. Restaurants, food suppliers or RTE processors.

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PURITY FG with SynFX
Petro-Canada Lubricants
Booth: 280
Primary Market Served: Beverage
Target Customer: Food processing manufacturers.

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Real Charcoal Belt Grill
Unitherm Food Systems
Booth: 2243
Primary Market Served: Prepared Foods
Target Customer: Manufacturers involved in “further processing” who are offering artisan products, with capacities of 1,500 -10,000 lbs/hr. This could be processors who are already grilling in some form, or who are looking to broaden their product range to acquire new contracts. First targets will be processors of meat, seafood, or meat alternatives.

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Slicer S6
Weber, Inc.
Booth:
260
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer:
Deli meat and cheese slicing companies.

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Stainless Steel Ball Valve Tri Clamp with Aluminum Pneumatic #YPBB0638
Enolgas USA Inc.
Booth: 4507
Primary Market Served: Beverage
Target Customer: Distributors, business owners.

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The Eliminator S5000 Grinder
Viewtech Systems of America, LLC
Booth: 682
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer: Every meat, poultry, and seafood processing company with production greater than 4,000 lbs. per hour would benefit by reducing chargebacks and recalls, reduced cooling costs, increased food safety and improved quality.

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TJ40G Tank Cleaning Device
Alfa Laval
Booth:
1317
Primary Market Served: 
Beverage
Target Customer:
Plant and facility managers, safety managers, and engineers in the food and beverage industry.

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Confectionery, Candy and Sweets Winner!

TraceFREE® Electric Impedance Pipe Heating
Banner-Day
Booth: 2334
Primary Market Served: Confectionery, Candy and Sweets
Target Customer: Confectionery, candy and sweets; food processing; baking; and dairy.

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Variable Speed Chiller
Delta T Systems
Booth: 3710
Primary Market Served: Prepared Foods
Target Customer: Food engineers, plant managers, quality control managers, process engineers, food safety and sustainability officers, and anyone involved in the production of food needing chillers in the process.

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VibraFlo by BridgRid
BridgRid
Booth:
3306
Primary Market Served:
Bakery, Grains, Seed and Snacks
Target Customer:
Product manufacturers.

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Your Path to the Smart FOOD Factory
CSB Systems International
Booth:
823
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer:
Food processing facilities including meat, poultry, seafood, bakeries, dairy and prepared foods.

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Meat, Poultry and Seafood Winner!

ZUBIOX Biodegradable Cooking Casings and Shrink Vacuum Bags
Zubex USA LLC
Booth:
118
Primary Market Served: Meat, Poultry and Seafood
Target Customer:
Meat, poultry, seafood and cheese manufacturers.
Processed meat, cook and strip applications that use casing only for cooking and then they throw it away as trash.


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