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ICIX helps the retail and consumer goods industries’ leading companies collaborate across trading partner networks to achieve Active Transparency. ICIX solutions enable companies to safeguard consumers, protect their brand, and build trust – all while improving margins. Its applications and the ICIX retail cloud network are built on the Salesforce Customer Success Platform, and bring unparalleled visibility and efficiency to the extended supply chain for product safety, compliance and corporate social responsibility. Over 20,000 businesses are active members of the ICIX network, including leading retailers, manufacturers, their trading partners and over 50 testing, inspection and certification companies.
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.
RizePoint software is the industry standard for Quality, Safety & Brand Compliance. RizePoint software creates a hub of valuable compliance information to align organizational focus on brand protection. Dedicated to helping our customers deliver a positive brand experience, RizePoint serves more than 2 million audits with 300 million questions answered annually. Considered the industry standard for food service, hospitality, and retail, RizePoint is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, visit rizepoint.com.
ComplianceMetrix (CMX) provides a single, cohesive platform for managing Quality, Risk & Compliance, with solutions for Supply Chain Vendor and Quality Management, Operations, Food Safety Management, and Enterprise Audit. Our clients include global and domestic brands, and service companies in Food Services, Retail, Grocery, and Consumer Goods Manufacturing markets. CMX’s software is translated into 16 languages, with over 250,000+ active users per month in 123 countries worldwide.
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Copesan is an alliance of regional pest management providers serving national accounts, offering the benefits of centralized account management and local service expertise.
We place a priority on food safety with a risk-based program designed to protect your brand, supported by our RapidTrax® eLogbook – paperless electronic recording and reporting designed with third-party audit agency feedback, meeting all regulatory requirements including FSMA.
Industrial Magnetics, Inc. is an industry leader in providing both permanent magnets and electromagnets for work holding, lifting, fixturing, conveying and magnetic separation. At IMI, our specialty is custom fabricating. We design, engineer and manufacture magnetic assemblies and magnetic separation devices for our customers’ specific requirements, and take pride in the quality and performance of our products. With worldwide distribution through a combination of a direct sales force and channel partners, we strive to provide personalized service and innovative solutions to meet the exact needs of our customer’s application. IMI is proud to be a United States- based manufacturer of magnetic assemblies and our USA M.A.D.E™ logo is how we like to show it. You will find our USA M.A.D.E™ logo on any of our products that are Manufactured • Assembled • Designed • Engineered here in the USA at our facilities. IMI employs over 70+ personnel, with departments including: Sales, Marketing, G&A, Engineering, and Manufacturing.
Inmar provides manufacturers with world-class recall and product withdrawal services including notification and response assistance, product retrieval, dispositioning, performance analytics and process optimization. By providing clients a robust set of services — from readiness assessment and procedure development to regulatory guidance and reporting — Inmar helps minimize the impact of market actions on customers and the bottom line.
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.
KLEANZ is the only complete Food Safety Compliance / Sanitation Management solution for Food and Beverage Manufacturing. KLEANZ focuses on Risk Mitigation, driving Continuous Improvement, and adhering to all applicable compliance requirements while managing Resources. KLEANZ is the solution of choice for 8 of the 10 largest food manufacturers worldwide.
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.
Orkin Food Safety Precision Protection™: Pest control down to a science.™ At Orkin, we believe the more we know about pests and why they do what they do, the better we can do what we do. And in sensitive food processing environments like yours, it takes a scientific approach. Orkin services thousands of food processing facilities across North America. We understand that pests and the pathogens they carry must be kept far away from your products to help prevent foodborne illnesses, using minimally invasive pest control treatments. When you choose Orkin Food Safety Precision Protection™, you’ll get a program that is designed specifically for the highly regulated food processing industry. It comes complete with Orkin Gold Medal QA™, a system of comprehensive documentation and audit support anytime you need it. To learn more or to request a free consultation, call 1-800-ORKIN NOW or visit us at orkincommercial.com.
Paperless Forms is a great tool for any industry that requires the efficient collecting, archiving and ”Big Data” analytics of critical data. It also allows for the fast creation and deployment of powerful smart forms at minimal cost across global sites.
PAR Technology Corporation’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PAR. PAR’s Restaurant/Retail segment has been a leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for more than 35 years. PAR offers technology solutions for the full spectrum of restaurant operations, from large chain and independent table service restaurants to international quick service chains. Products from PAR also can be found in retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies. PAR’s Government segment is a leader in providing computer-based system design, engineering and technical services to the Department of Defense and various federal agencies.
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.
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.
QWerks is a paperless platform for managing quality data that is FSMA compliant, audit-ready, and efficient for users and quality managers alike. Our quality monitoring software helps brands reduce risk with real-time non-conformance alerts and corrective actions while safeguarding quality records for audits. QWerks’ powerful analytics engine provides businesses with the tools to make informed decisions quickly, resulting in operational improvements and a justifiable ROI.
Rentokil Steritech represents the North American division of Rentokil Initial plc, one of the largest business services companies in the world. For nearly a century, we’ve been the leaders in pest control innovation protecting the health and reputation of brands worldwide. Through focusing on partnership and prevention, we help businesses of all sizes protect their customers, products, and brands through comprehensive pest control solutions. With a national network of pest control specialists located across North America, we offer customers local expertise and customized solutions. Wherever you may be in the United States, a Rentokil Steritech expert is never more than a few miles away.
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 NAFS18 to learn more.
Founded in 1990, Selerant Corporation is a leading global provider of process-based product lifecycle management (PLM) software and consulting services within three core manufacturing segments: Food & Beverages, Personal Care/Pharmaceutical 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 solution offers the latest in food regulatory legislation and compliance information for multiple regions throughout the world.
Selerant Corporation also provides business process analysis, 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. Sensitech is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
Founded in 1994, Sparta is the world’s premier provider of cloud and on-premise quality management software. We offer the solutions, analytics, and expertise that speed up quality and compliance. Our QMS solutions help to lower risk, increase efficiency, and keep consumers safe while allowing manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors to collaborate in a seamless and integrated environment. We support close to 1 million users across 700+ implementations, in more than 30 countries. Companies in food & beverage, life sciences, consumer products, and more rely on Sparta.
For more than 60 years, Tetra Pak has delivered innovations that make our customers’ businesses more profitable and provide customers all over the world with safe, affordable food. Consumers rightly expect food to be safe – and so do distributors, retailers and legislators. For our customers, that means being in full control of production, from the sourcing of raw materials to the retailer’s shelf.
Food production today is complex. It requires detailed control of plant operations – from the reception and processing of raw materials to the packaging and distribution of finished products. So how do you achieve total control and top performance amid all this complexity? The answer is surprisingly simple – with automation and information solutions.
We bring you over 40 years of experience in providing automation and information solutions tailored to the needs of the food industry – your needs – and have embedded that intelligence in our equipment and production solutions. This ensures you total control of plant operations, and the benefits that brings: enhanced and guaranteed performance, consistent product quality, uncompromising food safety and reduced environmental impact.
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Where Food Comes From, Inc., is an independent, third-party food verification company.
The type of product you are growing, raising or packaging will impact what kind of verification and certification programs are available to you and most appropriate for your needs. As you can probably imagine, programs that work well for a cattle producer or beef processor may not fit the needs of an asparagus farmer or orange juice purveyor. Similarly, the demand for specific product attributes varies greatly between commodities – which is exactly why you’ve come to the right place!
Our programs include USDA Organic, Source and Age Verified, China EV, Non-GMO Project Verified, Global Animal Partnership 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating, Feed Verified, Non-Hormonal Treated Cattle (NHTC), Verified Natural Beef, HACCP, SQF, Animal Welfare, Environmental, On-Farm Security, Worker Care Review programs and many, many more!
AIB International empowers clients worldwide to elevate their food safety and production process capabilities by developing and delivering application-oriented learning, consulting, and value-added services.
The importance of food safety has increased tremendously in recent years. For food producers, this can mean a proliferation of food safety issues and ultimately recalls of unsafe products. The contamination of food during the production processes has to be minimized and traceability must be ensured to ensure transparency. Safe and healthy food is possible! As a global technology partner for the food industry, Bühler is constantly working on pioneering solutions in the area of food safety. Harnessing science and technology to enable safe food & feed processing across the value chain with the highest efficiency. Bühler provides integrated process solutions along the entire industrial food manufacturing production chain to enable product quality to be monitored at all times and effectively reduce the risk of unacceptable contaminants.
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.
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.
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.
Over the past 15 years our experienced food experts have helped organizations across North America lower costs, improve food safety and manage compliance. Our software was purpose-built from the ground up to address the unique challenges of organizations in food manufacturing and distribution. Today hundreds of companies use JustFood to manage their day-to-day operations as well as their long term forecasting and planning. It has become the go-to answer for food businesses seeking a specialized software package that works the way they do.
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.”
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.
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.
At Premiere Response, we bridge the gap between marketing concepts and service experiences by delivering exceptional contact center solutions with unique engagement strategies and smart service options. Our focus is on providing customized solutions to companies who want to offer the highest level of service to their customers. We specialize in high-touch programs where we can provide value beyond responding to consumer contacts. Our experience spans a variety of industries, with extensive experience in the CPG and Food & Beverage industries. Our team features licensed professionals, including nurses. We support FDA audits, quality complaints, adverse events, and have supported dozens of products recalls and crisis events on behalf of our clients. We pride ourselves on being a valued partner to our clients; together driving consumer engagement, optimizing the consumer experience, and maximizing operational efficiency.
At SAI Global, we make Intelligent Risk possible by helping organizations proactively manage risk to achieve business excellence, growth, sustainability and ultimately, create trust. Our integrated risk management solutions are a combination of world-class tech platforms, services and technical capabilities that operate across the entire lifecycle allowing businesses to focus on opportunities presented by uncertainty. Together, these tools and knowledge enable customers to develop a holistic, integrated view of risk. SAI Global Limited’s head ofce is located in Sydney, Australia. SAI Global Limited came into being in 2002 and in 2016, was acquired by Baring Private
Equity Asia. SAI Global employs more than 2,000 people across 29 countries and 51 locations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacifc.
As a global company with more than 120 years of expertise, UL is a trusted partner of businesses, manufacturers, trade associations, international policymakers 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.
Eurofins Scientific is the ideal partner to protect your brand. With a portfolio of over 150,000 analytical methods, Eurofins is committed to outstanding client service, high quality standards and scientific excellence. Our international group of laboratories provides a unique range of analytical testing services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer products industries and to governments. Our 35,000 trained staff in 400 laboratories across 44 countries are prepared to provide local expertise wherever your business is located. In addition to being a trusted source for reliable laboratory services, Eurofins is a full service food safety provider.