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Founded in 1989, OPTEL GROUP is a leading global provider of supply chain traceability systems and a Certified B Corporation, making it part of a global movement of companies dedicated to using the power of business to do good in the world.
Thanks to its recognized expertise and innovative technologies, OPTEL is the only company with the ability to offer true end-to-end traceability, providing granular data at every step of the supply chain — from raw materials to the consumer and beyond.
Namely, OPTEL and its solutions cater to key industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, ensuring product safety and quality, while helping prevent counterfeiting. The company has also developed consumer-engagement technologies, with the aim of extending supply chain transparency to the consumer and creating direct links between brands and their customers.
OPTEL’s goal is to use its technologies to build a sustainable world through the Intelligent Supply Chain® (ISC). Dedicated to solving problems rather than creating them, OPTEL develops and deploys ISC solutions to help companies gain greater transparency and efficiency in their supply chains, and to empower consumers to adopt sustainable and responsible purchasing habits.
From its headquarters in Québec City, Canada, and facilities in the United States, Ireland, Brazil and India, OPTEL’s traceability experts support large-scale deployments of ISC software and hardware solutions to bring global industries into the digital age — a crucial step toward smarter supply chains.
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.
Leading brands including Burger King, Taco Bell, Arby’s, Sonic Drive-In, Outback Steakhouse, Bulletproof 360, RaceTrac, Red Robin, and Hasbro trust CMX’s cloud-based Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS) CMX1 to help them achieve and maintain quality and operational 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 execution 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.
In the present situation of the raging COVID-19 across the globe, we enable fully remote or, if necessary, partially remote audits and assessments, which provide time & cost-efficiency, access to competence, increase reach and mitigate risk. All the while, we ensure the same dedication and quality outcome expected from our organization. Info @ https://www.dnvgl.com/assurance/remoteauditing/index.html
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.
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.
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, a Canadian company, has been in business for more than 30 years.
Our mission is to provide government and industry compliant sterile sampling solutions. Easy to use for our customers, they will meet all the specific requirements.
Since 1987, we have been serving the food, veterinary, environmental and pharmaceutical markets, addressing our highly specialized clients in their very specific analysis needs.
Today, Labplas products are available in more than fifty countries, thanks to an extended network of independent distributors who adhere to our mission and are active in themany areas of laboratory equipment and consumables. Our sterile sampling solutions ensure the protection and safety of samples against contamination during theircollection, transportation and testing.
We are the specialist of sampling solution!
Matrix Sciences delivers accurate, timely and insightful information so that customers have what they need to bring safe, quality food to market.
Matrix partners with customers offering a market-leading combination of services and technology to provide the support, expertise and resources food manufacturers need to make informed decisions with confidence.
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.
NEOGEN (NASDAQ: NEOG) solutions can be found at every step of the food chain.
NEOGEN provides the most comprehensive range of solutions and services for the food processing, animal protein, and agriculture industries, not only protecting the world’s food supply, but also allowing our customers to produce more efficiently and effectively than they could before.
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 a leading provider of supply chain visibility solutions, serving global leaders in the food, life sciences, consumer goods, and industrial markets. We enable customers to monitor temperature and condition, mitigate supply chain risks, and optimize logistics performance across the supply chain to achieve increased product quality, integrity and efficiency. Sensitech is a Carrier company, a leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. Sensitech Inc. is headquartered in Beverly, Mass., with over 35 sales, service and distribution locations around the world.
Dozuki provides software that enables companies to capitalize on the expertise of their workforce. We are the preferred knowledge hub for connected enterprises. Using our software, our customers have been able to capture expert knowledge, standardize it, and build scalable training programs from it. Dozuki has helped hundreds of companies reduce the cost of mistakes by 40%, reduce training time by up to 90%, and pass rigorous food safety audits.
Built-in features include: video support, instant reporting, API integrations, multi-lingual support, digital forms, mobile apps, version control, local hosting, and so much more.
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.
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 develops real-time temperature monitoring and product movement traceability solutions that help protect customers and businesses from food safety and quality issues. Our pay-as-you-go solution — Cold Chain as a Service (ChaaS)® — includes real-time IoT data loggers, cloud-enabled software delivering critical analytics and insights, and cost-reducing operational services. Through our partnership, we reduce complexity, increase efficiency and stakeholder collaboration, and drive a sustainable and intelligent food supply chain.
To learn more or to try a pilot, visit controlant.com.
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™.
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.
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 the #1 Plant Management Platform that improves yield, maximizes productivity, and ensures compliance for food & beverage manufacturers. Trusted by over 2,000 facilities, SafetyChain is the only complete solution for production (OEE & SPC), food safety and quality (QMS), and supplier compliance.
Diversey Food & Beverage delivers a range of chemical, engineering, and knowledge based solutions that can be tailored to fit your specific needs. Harnessing our 95 years of expertise, Diversey develops sustainable cleaning technologies that allow our partners to focus on what they love. No matter the size of your facility, Diversey will work with you as a true partner, streamlining your cleaning and sanitation processes. Our team of experts help facilitate every possible gain in your production process by identifying inefficiencies and providing solutions, allowing you to meet your quality, cost savings, and brand protection goals. Diversey’s extensive portfolio of Chemicals, Equipment, Knowledge-Based Services (KBS), and Training Solutions enhance product safety while helping minimize the impact on natural resources. By continually working with our partners in the food and beverage industries, Diversey possesses unique data insights on every stage of production. Together, we can realize the future of hygiene.
UL helps create a better world by applying science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. We empower trust by enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion to make the world a safer place. All of our work, from independent research and standards development, to testing and certification, to providing analytical and digital solutions, helps improve global well-being. Businesses, industries, governments, regulatory authorities and the public put their trust in us so they can make smarter decisions. To learn more, visit CRS.UL.com.