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


All posts by: Krista Garver

Managing a food company means balancing a lot of moving parts in addition to the main activity of processing food — complying with regulations, adopting automation, improving sales, hiring qualified employees, and everything in between. In the daily hustle and bustle, it can be easy to lose sight of things that operate in the background, […]

Between transportation, booth costs, and labor, taking equipment to any trade show is expensive. But it’s also the most important part of your booth — after all, seeing equipment is why processors attend shows in the first place. That’s why this year PROCESS EXPO is teaming up with Harvin AR to bring augmented reality (AR) […]

With the world’s largest inventory of plastic sheet, rod, and tube, Boedeker Plastics offers precision machining and injection molding for food industry applications. Products are FDA compliant and designed for longer wear life, chemical resistance, and lower friction. Boedeker’s services include just-in-time (JIT) supply programs, reverse engineering, material selection by application, onsite consulting, and part […]

The force that powers food processing equipment — everything from pumps and conveyors to slicers and mixers — is housed within industrial gearboxes. Though these parts are small enough to be picked up by hand, they’re still not pieces you want to replace regularly, especially when a breakdown means stalling production and losing profits. We […]

Food industry sanitation methods are notoriously abusive for equipment. That’s one reason food processing equipment is made of stainless steel — so it can withstand hot water and chemical washdowns and still maintain food safety. But non-food contact surfaces need to cope with these conditions as well. As the industry continues to adopt automation technologies, […]