The International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition (the Powder Show) is the leading event for professionals in powder and bulk solids technology in the Western Hemisphere. Since 1976, the Powder Show has brought the world's processing and bulk material handling community together to share ideas, deepen industry knowledge, and explore the equipment and technologies that drive the industry. From April 24 through April 26, 2018 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, the Powder Show will once again connect more than 3500 industry professionals and more than 350 leading suppliers for three days of unmatched industry immersion and innovative equipment.
Whether you're a new engineer who needs industry-specific training or an industry veteran looking to refresh your skills, the expert-led conference program provides the education you need to deepen your expertise and advance your career. With four focused tracks and a variety of session formats, you'll get in-depth, hands-on training you can't find anywhere else.
The Powder Show's in-depth learning curriculum provides expert-led, hands-on training curated and presented by the best and brightest in the processing industry. With four tracks of content to choose from and sessions geared toward new entrants into the industry as well as experienced pros, you can build the schedule that's right for you. From step-by-step training designed to help you manage safety hazards, to strategies for reducing downtime, increasing efficiencies, and improving changeover times, you'll widen your processing knowledge with relevant applications across a wide range of industries, including food, agriculture, chemical, pharmaceuticals, and more. This comprehensive program will give you the in-depth education and training you need to advance in your career.
Attendees can explore the largest showcase of processing and bulk material handling suppliers, spanning industries such as food, chemicals, pharma, building materials, metals, and personal care products. Attendees also have the opportunity to talk to product experts and see their equipment in action, make new connections at networking events, and attend free sessions on regulatory and safety issues, new products, and more.
The Powder Show expo floor provides access to the most comprehensive showcase of industry suppliers and processing education, including presentations, demos, and teardowns. From refreshers in pneumatic conveying, dust control, and storage and feeding, to the latest technological innovations that are driving efficiency forward, the exclusive insights available are key to unlocking productivity, alleviating pressures for profitability, and navigating regulatory concerns for today and tomorrow. This one-stop shop for all processing industry sourcing and training needs happens only once every two years.
Leaders and decision makers involved with processing and bulk material handling technology, systems, and projects across major industries attend the Powder Show to talk to suppliers and stay up-to-date on industry developments and issues.
Some of the top attendee companies at the 2016 Powder Show included: Albemarle, Archer Daniels, Midland, Baxter Healthcare, Calgon Carbon, Cargill, The Dow Chemical Co., DuPont, Hormel Foods, Ingredion, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Monsanto, Morton Salt, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, and USG.