[ October 12–15, 2021    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA ]


Industry Perspectives

Dairy processing

When it comes to designing food processing equipment, it’s best to be mindful of even the smallest elements, like gaskets and related materials. We spoke to Donald J. Restly, President of GMI, to learn why it’s important that manufacturers understand sanitary standards and select equipment components that meet those standards. Specializing in gaskets and gasket […]

Dairy Industry, Manufacturing And Automated Technology Equipment

A well-oiled machine lasts longer and performs better. But the lubrication process is time-consuming, and using poor quality grease can result in increased equipment downtime and maintenance costs.  To learn more about lubricating food industry equipment, we spoke with Andrew Bolton of Fantastic Synthetics, an independent dealer of Amsoil products. In 1972, Amsoil became the […]

With substantial energy savings and a decade-long lifespan, LED lighting is brightening food processing plants across the country. However, due to the high upfront cost compared to traditional lighting and some confusion surrounding regulatory requirements, many food companies haven’t yet made the switch. We interviewed Erin Noonan, Director of Marketing at G&G Industrial Lighting, for […]

Jose Ibanez

Food Industry Executive spoke with members of the Food Processing Suppliers Association’s (FPSA) Young Professionals Group about the challenges and opportunities they see in the food industry today and in the future. This interview is with Jose Ibanez, a regional sales manager at STOBER Drives, a company that makes gearboxes specifically designed for food processing equipment. How did […]