The Ideas Showcase at CheeseExpo features brief, practical talks from our supplier partners on various topics. Visit our two showcase seminar stages in the center of the exhibit hall on Wednesday and Thursday.
Wednesday, April 15
Amcor | 12:30 – 12:50p
Attract Hungry Consumers with Packaging that Stands out on the Shelf
Speaker: John Kearny, Marketing Manager – Dairy
We will explore why people snack, how they choose their snack of choice, and how you can design packaging that keeps them coming back for more.
Dorner Manufacturing Corp. | 12:30 – 12:50p
New Generation of Sideflexing Modular Plastic Conveyor Belts
Speaker: Chuck Sena, Industry Manager – Sanitary
This new belt offers improved layout flexibility, increased strength, and is safer than previous generations of sideflexing modular belts.
SPX Flow, Inc. | 1:00 – 1:20p
New Product Offering – D4 PMO Mix Proof Valve Technology
Speaker: Chris Sinutko, Global Product Manager
New mix proof valve designed specifically for the US dairy market in line with the latest 3-A sanitary standard for Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO).
Ecolab, Inc. | 1:00 – 1:20p
Driving Operational Efficiency with a Product Quality Mindset
Speaker: Joe Curran, Manager, Innovation Programs
We will explore how striving for excellence in quality can also improve your bottom line by reducing costs as well as improving quality performance.
Dairy.Com | 1:30 – 1:50p
Reducing Freight Spend and Headaches with Silverlink
Speaker: Erica Maedke, Senior Director, Dairy.com
SilverLink keeps your hauling between the lines by: Leveraging best practice scheduling, load tracking, carrier optimization, and payment technology.
Deville Technologies Inc. | 1:30 – 1:50p
The Next Wave in Control Strategies – Deville’s 4.0 Solution
Speaker: Jonathan Pinchbeck, Head of R&D and Technology
Next generation control architecture using Industrial PCs instead of PLCs, via a Mobile or PC accessible platform, to monitor equipment in real time.
Diversey | 2:00 – 2:20p
Dairy CIP Data Analytics
Speaker: Barry Sperling, Sector Specialist
This presentation will focus on the value Dairy Sanitation CIP Data Analytics and the value/cost threshold for the 2020’s.
Kelley Supply, Inc | 2:00 – 2:20p
Using a Process Aid to Produce Whiter Cheese
Speaker: Lauren Bermingham
Benzoyl Peroxide has been used for 100 years to bleach various food products. How can this technology be applied to enhance the whiteness of your cheese?
ESI Group USA | 2:30 – 2:50p
Key Cheese Facility Design Considerations for a Successful Project
Speaker: Luke Waite, Regional Manager
Food Plant best practices for sanitary design, building new versus retrofitting considerations as well as successful fast-track schedule tips.
Cybertrol Engineering | 2:30 – 2:50p
Dashboards and Analytics: Optimize Production with Plant Floor Data
Speaker: Tim Barthel, VP Automation Solutions
Cybertrol will present how to securely collect, analyze & display data that can be leveraged to gain manufacturing intelligence & operational insights.
Sealed Air Corporation / CRYOVAC | 3:00 – 3:20p
Printing Innovations & Branding. Help your Brand Stand out on the Shelf with Formed Profile Printing.
Speaker: Deborah Sepulveda, Graphic Services Director, N.A.
Formed profile printing – allows your brand to be seen by displaying your logo on the side of your product, making it visible regardless of how it’s merchandised.
IML Containers | 3:00 – 3:20p
How is Your Packaging Affecting the Environment?
Speaker: Jeff Lukas, Sales Representative
Addresses impact of food waste and packaging on environment. Overview of packaging material choices and explores options to lessen carbon footprint.
The Probst Group, LLC | 3:30 – 3:50p
Landspreading of Industrial Sludge: Fertilizer as the Path Forward
Speaker: Emily James, Compliance Specialist
Landspreading industrial sludge can apply nutrients to soil-much like fertilizer and also has the potential to offer numerous benefits to facilities.
Tetra Pak Inc. | 3:30 – 3:50p
Recent Developments in Cheese Making Technologies and Equipment
Speaker: Seth Teply
PS Seasoning & Spices/Pro Smoker/Vortron | 4:00 – 4:20p
Smoking and Flavor Innovation
Speaker: John Steger, Vice President and Mark Hanni, Sales/Consultant Master Meat Crafter
Ametek MOCON | 4:00 – 4:20p
How to Utilize In-line Analysis and Process Control to Reduce Costs
Speaker: Steve Hill, Global Sales Manager
We will discuss the latest methods of real time testing of your process with NIR technology improving overall yield and efficiency.
Thursday, April 16
Dixon Sanitary | 12:30 – 12:50p
HSG Series Sanitary Sight Glass that is 3A approved for CIP
Speaker: Matthew Bender, Sales Engineer
Easy assembly and disassembly. Higher pressure range than other sight glasses Website: https://www.dixonvalve.com/products/group/HSG%20Sight%20Glass
Malisko Engineering, Inc | 12:30 – 12:50p
Industrial Control Infrastructure Monitoring and Asset Visibility
The Digital Transformation is sweeping the dairy processing industry but who is monitoring the health of your critical control system infrastructure?
Suedpack Oak Creek Corporation | 1:00 – 1:20p
Sustainability in Cheese in Packaging
Speaker: Simon Hermans, Director Marketing & Sales NA
Suedpack offers a range of sustainable packaging solutions for the cheese industryincluding recyclable options market ready today!
Ingredion | 1:00 – 1:20p
Evaluation of New Starch Bases as Anticaking Agent in Shredded Cheeses
Speaker: Matt Yurgec
Aiming to bring new and innovative solutions to the market, Ingredion has evaluated a wide array of starches as anticaking agent in shredded cheese application; appearance, sensory attributes and impact on cheese functionality were among the key parameters evaluated to identify new solutions for this growing market.
Mead & Hunt, Inc. | 1:30 – 1:50p
Evaluating your Water and Wastewater System to Lower POTW Surcharges
Speaker: Troy Gallagher, Market Leader Water/Wastewater
We will discuss tools and methods to evaluate your water and wastewater systems to lower water usage and surcharges to the POTW.
Tetra Pak Inc. | 1:30 – 1:50p
Urschel Laboratories, Inc. | 2:00 – 2:20p
Introducing a New Concept in Shredding Cheese
Speaker: Mike Jacko, VP of New Product Development
MicroAdjustable SH-14 by Urschel: New 14 station head amplifies cheese shredding capabilities; higher capacities by replacing current standard head.
Krohne Inc. | 2:00 – 2:20p
Innovative Milk Receiving Measurement Solution
Speaker: Olivier Reglat, F&B industry Manager
Modern milk receiving bays can now benefit of new generation of Coriolis mass flow meters able to deal with entrained air, for truck unloading.
Merieux NutriSciences | 2:30 – 2:50p
EnviroMap, One of our Digital solutions for EMP Digitization
Speaker: Brittany DeMario
Elevate your EMP with EnviroMap. EnviroMap, a secure, cloud-based system allows you to automate your EMP & assist with your entire sample lifecycle.
Staubli Corporation | 2:30 – 2:50p
Stäubli HE Series Robots meet the Strict Hygenic Requirements
Stäubli presents the HE series robots, designed to meet the strict hygienic design requirements of the food sector with optimal speed and efficiency.
optek-Danulat, Inc. | 3:00 – 3:20p
Process Control with Optek
Speaker: Jeff Lukas, Jeff Lukas
FT System | 3:00 – 3:20p
Non-Destructive Leakage Detection System on 100% of MAP Products
Speaker: Fabio Marezza, Business Development Manager
FT System presents its innovative spectroscopy-based leakage detection system developed for non-destructive inspection on 100% of MAP-packed products.