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CLFP Expo and Showcase of Processed Foods - Caution or Optimism Ahead?
Nationwide Boiler recently attended and exhibited at the California League of Food Processor's (CLFP) Expo and Showcase of Processed Foods. This event showcased the latest equipment, machinery, products, food ingredients and services from a wide range of industry leaders and the largest food processors in California.
CLFP member companies in attendance included ConAgra, Del Monte, Frito-Lay, Ingomar Packing, Kraft Foods, Los Gatos Tomato Products and Seneca Foods Corporation. Nationwide Boiler and other CLFP supplier host members spent two days informing, educating, and networking with these companies to better understand their current and future needs. The mood from food processors about the future state of the economy was mixed. Despite some hesitation and anxiety, there were some companies whose operations have not been affected by the chaos, and are moving forward with growth initiatives. These attitudes matched those reported by a 2009 Manufacturing Trend Survey report, conducted by Putman media's Food Processing magazine.
In addition to Nationwide Boiler's vast rental fleet inventory and new and used boilers, the CataStakTM Selective Catalytic Reduction System, a proven environmental solution which helps food processors and others in the industry comply with strict NOx air emission requirements was also showcased. The CataStak, with over 60 installations, achieves 5 ppm NOx or less and can be applied to package boilers, turbines, steam generators, or heater applications.
Mark your calendar for next year's event planned for February 2-3, 2010 at the Sacramento Convention Center. We hope to see you there.