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Pet Food Extrusion

The most common way to make mass-quantities of dry cat and dog food products, such as kibble is known as extrusion.

ARTICLES

Royal Canin breaks ground on South Dakota facility

The new facility is scheduled to begin production in April 2019.
Royal Canin USA, a subsidiary of Mars Petcare Inc., held a groundbreaking event at the site of the new plant, which includes an investment expected to exceed $100 million.
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AFIA awards now include pet food plants

2016 Feed Facility of the Year now accepting applications
The American Feed Industry Association is now accepting applications for the 2016 Feed Facility of the Year awards program. Pet food facilities are now considered in the program.
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Petfood Forum China 2016 focuses on innovation

Pet food professionals will gather August 17 in Shanghai for innovative ideas and information.
This exclusive pet food conference brings the latest research and insights from industry experts on pet nutrition, pet food ingredients, safety and more.
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16th Annual Wenger Pet Food Processing Seminar coming in September

Wenger Manufacturing will present the 16th Annual Wenger Pet Food Processing Seminar from September 13 to 15 at the Wenger Conference Center in Sabetha, Kansas.
The seminar will provide a blend of classroom and hands-on demonstrations of extrusion and drying systems, while introducing new technologies for product quality and process improvement.
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Extrusion: Helping pet food manufacturers meet today’s trends

With pet food industry trends affecting every segment of production, innovative extrusion solutions can help manufacturers meet their goals.
Pet food manufacturers are trying to stay on top of more industry changes than ever—high-meat and alternative ingredient formulas, and meeting and exceeding increasingly detailed food safety regulations are just two of the challenges they’re facing. Fortunately, pet food extrusion specialists are stepping up to help manufacturers ensure their goals are met.
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EVENTS

Industry Event

Pet Food Workshop

8/8/16
Location: IGP Conference Center
1980 Kimball Avenue
Manhattan, KS
United States
Contact: Sajid Alavi
This one-day workshop can be attended as a stand-alone participation or together with the Extrusion Processing: Technology and Commercialization short course.
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Industry Event

Extrusion Processing: Technology and Commercialization

8/9/16
Location: IGP Institute Conference Center
1980 Kimball Avenue
Manhattan, KS
United States
Contact: Sajid Alavi
A one-day workshop is typically offered in conjunction with the IGP-KSU Extrusion Processing: Technology and Commercialization course. This workshop can be attended as a stand-alone training or added to the extrusion course.
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Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition and Feed Management short course

8/21/16
Location: Texas A&M University, Riverside Campus
3100 State Highway 47 South, Bldg. 8525
Bryan, TX
United States
Contact: Mian N. Riaz
A one-week Practical Short Course on Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition and Feed Management will be presented on Aug. 21-26, 2016 at Texas A&M University.
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Industry Event

Equipment Manufacturers Conference

11/3/16
Location: JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd
Tucson, AZ
United States
Contact: AFIA
The educational event is designed to address the many issues pertinent to today’s equipment designers, builders and installers who serve the feed, pet food and ingredient industries.
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