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Founded in 1989, OPTEL is now a multinational, leading global provider of traceability systems practicing responsible human capitalism. The company’s mission is to use its innovative technologies to help create a better world. Namely, its renowned solutions ensure the quality of consumer health products and help stop counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and healthcare throughout the world. In addition, OPTEL is adapting its technologies to create efficiencies in various other sectors ─ from food and breverages industries to smart manufacturing and more, all can benefit from global traceability. Through advanced characterization and cutting-edge algorithms ─ now all connected through the Internet of Things ─ OPTEL’s expert traceability solutions will allow diverse industries to measure, inspect, control and track a wide range of elements to improve product quality and make better use of resources. Based in Canada with additional facilities in United States, Ireland, India, and Brazil, as well as employees worldwide, OPTEL has expanded significantly in the past few years in order to meet growing industry needs and to support its humanitarian values. OPTEL is also a Certified B Corporation.
TraceGains is a rapidly growing software company, delivering a sophisticated suite of products for food, beverage, and CPG companies. TraceGains solutions empower our customers to satisfy compliance with regulations and industry standards such as FSMA, GFSI, and HACCP/HARPC, without the need for additional staff.
At the heart of TraceGains is a robust platform that enables companies to automate and optimize their processes through instant information sharing and collaboration between supply chain partners, which saves time and improves food safety and quality. TraceGains is leading the charge to revolutionize information exchange across the supply chain.
TraQtion’s mission as a software company is to connect the world’s supply chain, empowering manufacturers, retailers and restaurant operators to bring safer, sustainable and quality products. Some of the world’s most familiar brands use TraQtion software to reduce quality risks, increase ingredient transparency and scale their operations for future growth. TraQtion, a wholly owned subsidiary of NSF International, is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA with regional offices in Long Hanborough, UK and Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Barrow-Agee Laboratories is a full-service food safety and quality lab offering comprehensive testing services for multiple food-based and non-food industries. We are the perfect complement to existing internal labs and can also serve as a complete outsourced testing provider.
For more than 100 years, we have provided the capabilities and capacity of major labs with the accuracy, service, and responsiveness of a local team. Barrow-Agee has the flexibility to scale capacity to support your testing needs — however big or small.
Leading brands including Burger King, Taco Bell, Sonic Drive-In, RaceTrac, and Hasbro trust CMX’s cloud-based Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS) to help them achieve and maintain operational and quality excellence. For over a decade, CMX has led the market with the most comprehensive, user-friendly, cloud-based EQMS platform for food and consumer brands. It’s the only enterprise solution to effectively combine supply chain quality and operational excellence into a single, fully configurable operating platform.
DNV GL is one of the world’s leading certification bodies. We help businesses manage risk and assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment and training services across a wide range of industries.
In the food and beverage industry, we help customers worldwide to achieve excellence in food safety and quality, environmental management, supply chain management and product sustainability. We combine technical, digital and industry expertise to empower companies’ decisions and actions. Partnering with our customers, we build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust.
With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.
As a leading global manufacturer of inspection and analysis systems, Eagle Product Inspection has been a thought leader and educator throughout the world. We’ve built a team of experts and partners who ensure we remain attuned to industry needs, challenges and changes. We continually collaborate with our customers to develop and execute the latest technologies that provide contaminant detection and quality checks to ensure products are safe and compliant.
FoodLogiQ is on a mission to map the world’s food chain, make it as safe as possible, and empower people to make informed decisions about the food they eat. We track millions of data points every day and connect thousands of food companies around the world. FoodLogiQ’s software enables supplier management, food safety compliance, quality incident management, recall management and whole chain traceability – all on a single platform built exclusively for the food industry.
GE Digital is reimagining how industrials build, operate and maintain their assets, unlocking machine data to turn valuable insights into powerful business outcomes. GE Digital’s Predix portfolio – including the leading Asset Performance Management, Automation and MES applications – helps customers manage the entire asset lifecycle. Underpinned by Predix, the leading application development platform for the IIoT, GE Digital enables industrial businesses to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently.
Gensuite in partnership with our subscribers and partners is out at the forefront of EHS, sustainability and cross-functional cloud-based IT innovations. What does that mean for you? More cutting-edge solutions, from artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) to Mobile and wearables!
With nearly two decades of continuous product innovation and evolution, and a global subscribers group of more than 185+ performance-driven companies today, our intuitive, Mobile-friendly applications enable functional excellence in environment, health & safety, sustainability, quality, security and responsible sourcing.
IMI is an industry leader in providing Permanent Magnets and Electromagnets for workholding, lifting, fixturing, conveying & magnetic separation. We custom design, engineer and manufacture magnetic assemblies and magnetic separation devices for our customers’ specific requirements. We take pride in our products’ quality and performance. Several of our Magnetic Separation products are certified by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service and HACCP International as acceptable and suitable for direct contact with food product. With worldwide distribution through direct sales and channel partners, provide personalized service and innovative solutions to meet the exact needs of our customers. IMI is proud to be a USA based manufacturer of magnetic assemblies and our USA M.A.D.E™ logo is how we show it. You will find our USA M.A.D.E™ logo on any of our products that are Manufactured • Assembled • Designed • Engineered in the USA, at our facilities. IMI employs over 70 personnel, with departments including: Sales, Marketing, G&A, Engineering, and Manufacturing.
KLEANZ Food Safety Technologies is proud to be the leader in software and services for the Food, Beverage, Packaging, and Pharma industries. For over 30 years, we have ensured that our clients’ Food Safety, Sanitation Management, and Maintenance needs are satisfied and streamlined. The KLEANZ Team comprises food manufacturing experts with over 300 years of combined experience in the industry. Our clients include the largest food and beverage companies worldwide, as well as many regional operations. The KLEANZ Headquarters is in the Metro Atlanta area.
Labplas is a privately owned – sole shareholder – Quebec company. Founded in 1987, the company specializes in manufacturing sterile sampling and transport products for laboratory analysis. Labplas meets very specific needs in the analysis of safety and composition of food, environmental, veterinary and pharmaceutical industries. We are the specialist on sampling bag! Our products are available in more than fifty countries, through a network of 175 independent distributors.
Our mission is as follows: “To provide companies working in sterility related fields with sterile sampling bags, which are simple and easy to use, and which meet all of their specific requirements.”
Matrix Sciences transforms food safety from complexity, to clarity, with confidence. Our portfolio of companies including Northland Laboratories, Northland Sensory Insights, Neumann Risk Services, Richter International, Pacific Agricultural Laboratory, and Matrix Sciences Analytics provides solutions to complex food safety matters with expert advisory services and extensive testing resources that gives your company confidence to operate in a competitive, regulated environment in an ever-changing risk landscape.
Michigan State University’s Online Food Safety program strives to educate professionals on how to make global food systems safe and supports individuals as they advance in food safety-related careers. The program consists of an online Master of Science in Food Safety degree, non-credit continuing education courses, and an on-campus executive education program. The MS degree boasts 600+ students and alumni and over 200 executives who have come to campus to learn from high-level food safety experts.
Microbac Laboratories offers a single-source, seamless solution to help you proactively manage food quality while staying ahead of safety risks. Our team and network of ISO-accredited laboratories provides full service chemical, microbiological and molecular testing solutions to help ensure product safety and quality.
We understand the unique pressures and regulations of the food industry, and are ready to help you design flexible food and environmental monitoring testing programs. Accurate and reliable testing for ingredient authenticity, pathogen detection, allergen presence, non-GMO certification, nutritional labels, and shelf life studies gives consumers confidence in the food they eat and protects your brand.
Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) develops and markets products dedicated to food and animal safety. The company’s Food Safety Division markets dehydrated culture media and diagnostic test kits to detect foodborne bacteria, natural toxins, food allergens, drug residues, plant diseases and sanitation concerns. Neogen’s Animal Safety Division is a leader in worldwide biosecurity products, animal genomics testing and the manufacturing and distribution of a variety of animal healthcare products, including diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and veterinary instruments.
We are PSSI, the people who bring a superior service and a higher level of commitment to clean. Whether we are keeping your plants sanitized and safe or finding new ways to help you save costs and preserve resources, we proudly protect your people, your brand and keep your plant audit-ready.
Polsinelli is a nation-wide law firm that assists companies in meeting their regulatory and legal obligations under the Food Safety Modernization Act and all applicable federal and state laws. Polsinelli also provides a variety of services to help companies protect against food safety, product liability and labeling lawsuits. Additional services include assisting with product liability claims, trademarks, patents, mergers and acquisitions and providing employment law advice.
Procurant is transforming the global food supply chain with technology to reduce waste, increase visibility, improve food safety and digitize business from production to consumption. The company, which recently acquired the PAR SureCheck product business, was founded by industry veterans with decades of experience delivering solutions to growers, shippers, distributors, retailers and foodservice operators. Procurant is backed by GLP Properties (glprop.com) with US$66 billion of assets under management in real estate and private equity funds around the world.
Productivity NOW: with the Redzone Digital Production System. We leverage cutting edge technology and industry best practices to drive positive culture change and sustainable productivity improvements in food and beverage plants. By developing the skills & structure of the workforce; we provide the framework to engage front line employees in identifying and solving operational problems. Redzone facilitates communication throughout the organization, aligning departments in producing safe, quality product with maximum effectiveness. Results happen when OEE is managed NOT just measured. Results happen when people take action and respond real time. Redzone is built to make that happen from day one.
RizePoint offers a robust software solution that empowers quality teams to proactively manage and improve their quality assurance, compliance, and supplier quality programs. For over 20 years, we’ve helped top brands worldwide collect and analyze meaningful data, spot trends, consolidate processes, and drive improvement in food safety, food service, supplier quality management, and more.
Founded in 1989, RQA is the global leader in providing quality assurance and food safety consultancy, training and services to the food and beverage industry. RQA offers Retail Quality Audits, Counterfeit Investigations, Consumer Complaint and Product Retrieval, Crisis Planning and Management and Product Recall Services globally. RQA Food Forensics™ is the leading provider of foreign material identification services. FSMA compliance training includes PCQI for Human and Animal Foods, Foreign Supplier Verification Program, and Food Defense Programs. RQA’s consultancy team also assists with the development of these respective programs. Visit us at NAFS20 to learn more.
At SAI Global we understand the complexities and challenges in building and maintaining the trust and confidence of stakeholders with vastly conflicting demands. Our assurance services provide companies with confidence they are working to globally recognized standards while embedding critical risk-based thinking and a continual improvement ethos.
We partner with companies across their supply chains, ensuring end user expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability are met in virtually any market, and every industry worldwide.
SAI Global supports more than 60,000 clients across 130 countries, delivering more than 125,000 audits annually. More than 10,000 people participate in our Assurance training courses each year.
Founded in 1990, Selerant is a leading global provider of process-based product lifecycle management (PLM) software and consulting services within three core process manufacturing segments: Food & Beverages, Cosmetics/Personal Care and Specialty Chemicals. With primary operating regions in New York, NY, Milan, Italy, and Shanghai, China, and offices around the world, Selerant has a large global presence to meet the needs of our customers.
Our Devex enterprise PLM software addresses new product development and compliance needs of leading manufacturers. The Devex PLM solution optimizes business processes and leverages an organization’s knowledge—leading to a significant competitive advantage for new product development and product management.
Selerant also has a world class Professional Services organization that takes complete ownership of our PLM projects and looks to best practices from our customers’ successful implementations to facilitate rapid deployment and technology adoption.
Selerant’s Compliance Cloud subscription solution offers the latest in food regulatory legislation and compliance information for over 100 countries throughout the world, as well as a comprehensive database of food law information.
Selerant provides business process analysis and re-engineering, system design, technical expertise, implementation, training and support services through our world-class professional services organization.
Sensitech Inc. is focused on delivering supply chain visibility solutions that track, monitor and protect products for global leaders in the food, life sciences, consumer goods, and industrial markets. Our solutions are focused in three key areas: quality and compliance, supply chain security, and logistics performance management. Quality and compliance solutions address temperature-sensitive, complex supply chains focused on delivering the highest quality possible, while our supply chain security solutions help to mitigate risks associated with theft, diversion and chain of custody. Sensitech’s logistics performance solutions deliver origin-to-destination, real-time transparency to any in-transit journey. Sensitech Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 company, headquartered in Beverly, Mass., with more than 35 sales, service and distribution locations around the world.
Abbott Informatics provides leading Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) solutions that have served customers around the world for more than 30 years. The Abbott Informatics’ STARLIMS solutions improve the reliability of laboratory sampling processes, support compliance with global regulatory requirements and industry standards, and provide comprehensive reporting, monitoring and analysis capabilities. With 12 development and support centers throughout the world, Abbott Informatics solutions are used in labs across multiple industries and disciplines including clinical, pharmaceutical, forensic, food safety, manufacturing, petrochemical, public health, and life sciences.
Tailored for the foodservice industry, ArrowStream’s supply chain technology saves you time and money by making complex information and business processes simple, actionable and transparent. We accomplish this by uniting your supply chain data with focused analytics and intuitive tools for easy collaboration with your business partners. The result is an intelligent supply chain platform that provides end-to-end solutions for your major sourcing, vendor management, visibility and food quality challenges.
BSI offers a broad range of food safety certification and risk management services to include training, assessment and supply chain software, providing you and your customer’s assurance and enabling you to manage risk more effectively.
ClorDiSys Solutions, Inc offers microbial decontamination services for rooms, tanks, chambers, and entire facilities. Our quick and effective fumigation service is EPA registered as a sterilant, capable of eliminating all bacteria, fungi, viruses, molds, and their spores. Entire facilities can be safely and completely decontaminated in as little as one day. Portable and fixed equipment is also available for sale for routine decontamination.
Controlant provides real-time temperature monitoring and product movement traceability solutions that help protect customers from food safety issues and food brands from quality slips that impact customer loyalty and satisfaction. We help restaurant operators, suppliers, retailers, and other food companies maintain complete visibility and control over all temperature-sensitive and perishable products while in transit and in storage. Our solution consists of Internet of Things (IoT) temperature trackers that send data to a cloud-enabled software platform, where supply chain data can be viewed on demand, and a variety of managed and professional services, including 24/7 monitoring and response, IoT asset management, and program management. Our subscription-based services partnership is cost-effective and scalable across the entire supply chain.
Controlant helps you automatically monitor from farm-to-fork, achieving end-to-end visibility for your entire supply chain.
Cornerstone Flooring is the nation’s largest single-source manufacturer and installer of high-performance resinous flooring systems. Engineered for versatility and functionality, our flooring systems last up to four times longer than conventional flooring options and meet the demands of every industry we service.
Our diverse customer base includes Fortune 500 companies in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, aeronautical, industrial, and biotech markets.
At Cornerstone Flooring, we never use subcontractors for any part of our process. From concept and planning to implementation and post-installation inspections, our team of technical experts will directly manage your project.
Cornerstone Flooring has grown into an internationally recognized leader in industrial flooring. We have more than five decades of experience in innovative research, development, and installation.
As part of our Seamless Durability® pledge, we guarantee effective communication with integrity and a flooring system that lasts.
FoodChain ID assists food, feed, and agricultural companies- from the world’s leading brands to single product producers- through certification, technical, and testing services and solutions. FoodChain ID certifies to the BRC Global Standards, SQF Codes, GlobalG.A.P. Standards, EU and US organic programs, ProTerra, and other sustainability IP programs. We’ve verified 75% of the Non-GMO Project Verified market, started one of the first GMO testing labs, and our non-GMO certification is the most widely-recognized standard for certifying non-GMO food production operations worldwide. FoodChain ID is the exclusive distributor of the HorizonScan™ ingredient risk assessment system, providing food safety professionals with a comprehensive, scientific basis for assessing supply chain risks. Stop by the booth to see how tasks that could normally take you days and weeks to perform can be done in a matter of minutes with HorizonScan™.
LabVantage Solutions, Inc. is the leading global laboratory informatics provider. Our industry-leading LIMS and ELN solution and world-class services are the result of 35+ years of experience in laboratory informatics. LabVantage offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services that enable companies to innovate faster in the R&D cycle, improve manufactured product quality, achieve accurate recordkeeping and comply with regulatory requirements.
LabVantage is a highly configurable, web-based LIMS/ELN that powers hundreds of laboratories globally, large and small. Built on a platform that is widely recognized as the best in the industry, LabVantage can support hundreds of concurrent users as well as interface with instruments and other enterprise systems. It is the best choice for industries ranging from pharmaceuticals and consumer goods to molecular diagnostics and bio banking. LabVantage domain experts advise customers on best practices and maximize their ROIs by optimizing LIMS implementation with a rapid and successful deployment.
Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety, Inc. (PJRFSI) is a Global Assurance Certification Body who provides audit, training and risk management services to virtually every industry. PJRFSI services clients around the world managing risk within their organization and that of their supply chain. We are a fully accredited body, offering services for globally recognized accredited 3rd party standards such as GFSI & ISO as well as 2nd party programs including GMP, GDP, Cannabis, Organic and Global Gap to name a few. We also offer customer specific audit programs to mitigate risk within your supply chain such as food safety, quality and brand protection. With over 11,000 clients globally across 50 countries, we are well suited to meet your needs.
SafetyChain is a Quality Management System (QMS) that helps food and beverage companies improve productivity, profitability and compliance with a flexible, user-friendly software platform that captures, manages and analyzes real-time operations data. Our complete cloud-based platform includes solutions for quality assurance, food safety, supplier compliance, OEE and more.
As a global company with more than 120 years of expertise, UL is a trusted partner of businesses, manufacturers, trade associations, international policy makers and regulatory authorities to help manage the safety, security and sustainability risks and complexities of today’s business environment. UL has created a global network of scientific and advisory experts who can help audiences across hundreds of industries and regions mitigate the uncertainty of global markets and minimize risks. UL certifies, validates, tests, verifies, inspects, audits, advises and educates. We provide the knowledge and expertise to help navigate growing complexities across the supply chain from compliance and regulatory issues to trade challenges and market access.