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Next up: 2019 Manufacturing Innovation Awards at ProFood Tech

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In addition to ProFood World's Manufacturing Innovation Awards, ProFood Tech will feature world-class educational sessions, receptions and exhibitors focused exclusively on the food and beverage industry.

The Clemens Food Group facility in Coldwater, Michigan, was one of three winners of ProFood World’s 2018 Manufacturing Innovation Awards. The 2019 awards will be presented on March 27, 2019, at 3 p.m. during ProFood Tech, a biennial trade show for the food and beverage processing industry.  

The event provides access to 450 top suppliers, whose solutions span 10 vertical food and beverage markets. The following suppliers to Clemens’ award-winning plant will exhibit at ProFood Tech 2019: ABB/Baldor, GEA, Eriez, Frick Industrial Refrigeration and SWECO (confirmed as of press time).

ProFood Tech features opportunities to network and learn from colleagues through world-class educational offerings, receptions and award ceremonies, including: Women’s Packaging & Processing Leadership Network, Emerging Leaders Network, ProFood World’s Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards, International Dairy Foods Association’s (IDFA) Knowledge Hubs, Cold Pressure Council Conference and more.

At ProFood Tech 2019, IDFA educational sessions will be held on the show floor, where everyone can participate. Show attendees may drop in for free sessions to:

• Hear about new innovations and award-winning food plant projects.

• Tackle problems in an interactive solution-seeking session with exhibitors.

• Get up-to-date information on issues like food safety, bioengineering and GMO.  

• Gain insight on workforce issues, including training and labor availability.

• Discuss “brain teaser” topics, such as a blockchain, cryptocurrencies and other disruptive technologies.

ProFood Tech will be held in Chicago, Illinois, at McCormick Place March 26-28, 2019. Learn more and register now at www.profoodtech.com.


To learn about how Clemens Food Group's state-of-the-art hog processing plant won one of ProFood World's Manufacturing Innovation Awards, read "Clemens Food Group's vision becomes a reality."

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