MCLEAN, Va. (FPSA) — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) released the beverage portion of the PROCESS EXPO UNIVERSITY educational program taking place at Chicago's McCormick Place from November 3-6, 2013. Speakers for these sessions will include experts from Purdue University and attendance will be free of charge for all registered attendees.
Session topics include Aseptic Processing and Packaging and Wine and Its Challenges in Processing. A third session has also been added for this track. Pete Duessel, Director of Quality Assurance at Coca-Cola Refreshments, and SPX, will present the “Business Case” for using Electrolyzed Water to clean and Sanitize Process Systems in Beverage Manufacturing Systems.
“We’re excited to be able to offer this level of education to PROCESS EXPO attendees," said Hank Brink, Chairman of FPSA’s Beverage Council and CEO of Cadence Technologies, a Barry Wehmiller Design Group Company. “Purdue is highly regarded in the beverage industry and we look forward to what their speakers can add to the show. Furthermore, the FPSA Beverage Council has had the pleasure of hearing from Pete Duessel in previous events so we are confident that these sessions will provide strong value for attendees of the show.”
“PROCESS EXPO features over 500 equipment suppliers offering solutions manufacturing solutions for the food and beverage industry,” said David Seckman, President & CEO of FPSA. “Beverage manufacturers know that in this four day window, they will see a wide variety of technologies no matter what category they are in be it carbonated beverages, juices, coffees and teas or bottled water.”
PROCESS EXPO 2013 is co-located with the International Dairy Show and the North American Meat Association's (NAMA) Outlook Conference. Registered attendees will have open access to all three events. To register and to find more information on these sessions and others please visit www.myprocessexpo.com.
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is a global trade association serving suppliers in the food and beverage industries. The Association's programs and services support member’s success by providing assistance in marketing their products and services, overall improvement in key business practices and many opportunities to network among industry colleagues. Programs and services to achieve these objectives include PROCESS EXPO (industry leading trade show), electronic media marketing, education, market intelligence, research, and advocation of critical industry issues such as food safety, sanitary design of equipment, and global trade.
FPSA members are organized in vertical industry councils which focus on specific needs and concerns that are unique to each industry sector. FPSA councils currently represent the Bakery, Beverage, Dairy, Prepared Foods and Meat sectors.