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


Co-Packers (Private Label and Contract Manufacturing Companies)

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Co-packers (or contract manufacturers) are a perfect fit for PROCESS EXPO. Not only will you find thousands of potential partners by meeting with executives from major processing companies, you’ll also see the latest technology on the show floor to help you manage your plant’s operations and fill more orders with increased profitability.

The education program, with a focus on food safety, will help your team stay on top of critical issues and ahead of the competition. Networking activities will allow you to build better relationships with potential and current partners throughout the industry. The full working production lines include examples of machines that can integrate with your current equipment or can work with any new or updated equipment you have plans to purchase.

Nowhere else will you meet such a large and varied cross section of the food and beverage industry and see so many advancements in food processing technology and packaging materials and systems.

View the Full Schedule for Attendees

A schedule for PROCESS EXPO 2021 is coming.

In the meantime, view a detailed schedule from PROCESS EXPO 2019 including times for sessions, meet-ups with specific industry sector colleagues, full production line demonstrations, student activities in the QUAD, and more!


Watch a short video on emerging trends in the food and beverage industry and how PROCESS EXPO can help you incorporate them into your own business.

Some of the categories of exhibitors you'll find on the show floor include:

  • Analytical / Laboratory Instruments
  • Architects / Engineers
  • Aseptic Processing Equipment
  • Baking Equipment
  • Blending / Batching Equipment
  • Checkweighers
  • Cleaning / Sanitizing – Mechanical & CIP
  • Cleaning / Washing Equipment
  • Confectionery Equipment
  • Conveyors
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Cooling / Heating / Drying Equipment
  • Cutting / Slicing Equipment
  • Dry / Liquid Mixing
  • Dry Ingredient Handling
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Fillers / Filling Equipment
  • Filtration Equipment
  • High Pressure Processing Equipment
  • Labeling Equipment
  • Meat Processing / Slaughterhouse Equipment
  • Metal Detectors
  • Online Inspection / Monitoring Equipment
  • Ovens
  • Packaging Materials
  • Packaging Systems
  • Palletizing / Depalletizing / Unitizing Machines
  • Pasta Machines
  • Pasteurizer Systems
  • Portion Control Equipment / Supplies
  • Pumps
  • Quality Control Instruments
  • Safety / Inspection
  • Safety Equipment
  • Snack Food Equipment / Supplies
  • Starch Processing Equipment
  • Thawing Equipment
  • Weighing Equipment

Leading companies who bring attendees include:

  • Agropur Cooperative
  • American Foods Group
  • Amy's Kitchen
  • Bellisio Foods
  • Bimbo Bakeries
  • Campbell Soup
  • Cargill Meat Solutions
  • Chiquita NA
  • Chobani
  • Coca-Cola
  • ConAgra Foods
  • CSM Bakery Products
  • Dairy Farmers of America
  • Dannon
  • Darigold Inc.
  • Dean Foods Co.
  • Diageo
  • E&J Gallo Winery
  • Florida’s Natural Growers
  • Flying Food Group
  • General Mills
  • Great Lakes Cheese
  • Green Mountain Coffee
  • Heinz NA
  • Hershey
  • High Liner Foods
  • Hilmar Cheese Co.
  • Hormel Foods Corp
  • J.M. Smucker
  • Kellogg
  • Keystone Foods
  • Koch Foods
  • Kraft Foods
  • Kraft/Oscar Mayar
  • Kroger Co.
  • Land O'Lakes
  • Leprino Foods Co.
  • Little Lady Foods
  • Maple Leaf Foods
  • Mars
  • MillerCoors
  • Mondelez International
  • Nation Pizza and Foods
  • National Beef Packing
  • Nestle
  • Niagara Bottling
  • Ocean Spray
  • Olymel L.P.
  • OSI Group
  • Pepperidge Farms
  • PepsiCo
  • Perdue, Inc.
  • Pinnacle Foods
  • Ralcorp Holdings
  • Ready Pac Products
  • Rich Products
  • Ruiz Food Products
  • Saputo Inc.
  • Sara Lee
  • Sargento Foods Inc.
  • Schreiber Foods
  • Sigma Alimentos
  • Simmons Foods
  • Smithfield Foods
  • Sysco Corp.
  • Tampico Beverages
  • The Hillshire Brands
  • The Schwan Food
  • Tree Top
  • Tyson Foods
  • Unilever
  • Windsor Foods
  • Yoplait USA

Read the blog to find articles of interest in the various food and beverage market segments and general show information.

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