[ October 8–11, 2019    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA ]




“People don’t want to buy a quarter-inch drill; they want a quarter-inch hole.” You’ve probably heard this quote by Harvard professor Theodore Levitt. It illustrates the fact that people don’t buy products — they buy the benefits those products provide. It also describes TEGAM’s approach to temperature measurement. “People don’t just want a thermometer,” TEGAM […]

Food processing

Food plants operate best when everything is moving smoothly. But there’s one small piece of equipment that processors may not even notice that they count on every day to carry an impressive burden while navigating challenging plant environments: casters. They’re everywhere in food processing, but you’ll be forgiven if you haven’t given them much thought […]

Have you asked yourself that? With what a booth costs at ANY trade show, if you haven’t then maybe you are not in the right field. If you have asked yourself that question, what is the answer? Do you have one answer, or do you ascribe to what I call “kitchen-sink marketing” – in short, […]

Production Line In Modern Dairy Factory

Automation, sanitation, safety, efficiency, workforce challenges — these topics have formed the basis of most of the interviews we’ve done with food processing suppliers for this article series. So far, we’ve focused on how individual machines and systems help manufacturers and processors address these issues. To get a broader, process-level perspective, we recently talked to […]

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the launch of the VIP Buying Team Program for this year’s PROCESS EXPO taking place October 8-11, 2019 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The VIP Program is intended to facilitate attendance for groups of five attendees or more and help food processing companies take advantage of the extensive […]

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) has finalized an agreement with NuernbergMesse to build and promote a Beverage Zone at this year’s PROCESS EXPO, the leading global food and beverage equipment and technology trade show, taking place October 8-11 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. As a part of this agreement, NuernbergMesse will market booth space in […]

Artisan bread

Is it possible for companies to create delicate bread products by machine without sacrificing the exquisite structure and quality found in handmade bread? That’s exactly what Rheon set out to accomplish when it got its start in the baking industry back in 1963. Rheon is a Japanese company built around the concept of rheology, “a […]