Commercial Partners

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Commercial Partner

Bio-Rad

Bio-Rad Laboratories has played a leading role in the advancement of scientific discovery for over 60 years. We manufacture tests for food safety with a complete line of solutions for food pathogen testing. We offer a full menu of validated real-time PCR test kits for the detection of key pathogens, culture media for nutritive enrichment and RAPID chromogenic media with easy colony identification for detection of pathogens and enumeration of quality indicators. As an instrument manufacturer, Bio-Rad also provides instrument options for both low- and high-volume users, including our iQ-Check Prep automation system. On the forefront of food safety testing, Bio-Rad has utilized the advanced technology of Droplet Digital PCR for detection of co-localized genetic markers of STEC bacteria. We recently developed as well a real harmonized, sensitive and cost effective method for simultaneous detection of Salmonella and Cronobacter in infant formula and ingredients including milk powders. Our solutions are developed with solid science built on strong partnerships with our customers.

www.bio-rad.com

BSI

We believe the world should be supplied quality food that is both safe and sustainable. We support the industry with challenges including food safety, food security, sustainability, energy, water, business risk and corporate social responsibility issues across the entire food and beverage supply chain. We provide this support with our expertise in auditing, certification, training, assessment and supply chain solutions, providing assurance against ISO and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized standards. We help assure your customers confidence and trust, and enable you to manage the risks and opportunities associated with your products, processes, people and respective supply chains.

www.bsigroup.com

Copan

NewLab, established in 2012, is one of the newest Copan business units, with the mission to provide technologically advanced automated solutions for industrial microbiology. The NewLab innovative approach enables companies and laboratories to benefit from an efficient sample processing that guarantees solid quality performance.

Specifically designed in compliance with ISO standards for microbiological quality control in food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries, Cyclone™ is our automated walk-away system which increases results accuracy and reproducibility while decreasing time and operational costs. PharmaLab™, our new platform capable of digital plate incubation and reading for environmental monitoring, offers reliable results though any audit trail.

We possess the broad-minded professionalism common to all the branches of Copan’s group, to deal with new requests and to tailor our products to your specific needs in today’s fast-paced technological scene. Considered as a strategic  technological partner, Copan NewLab supports any of your complex projects.

www.copangroup.com

GE Digital

GE Digital’s mission is to bring simplicity, speed and scale to our customers’ digital transformation with software that helps them to better operate, analyze and optimize their business.

We help today’s digital plant and its mobile, connected workforce accelerate and sustain continuous improvement to drive greater productivity and efficiency, lower total cost of ownership, and increase profitability. 

With 30 years delivering software for industry and 21,000 customers worldwide across manufacturing, food & beverage, consumer packaged goods, automotive, water/wastewater, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and beyond, GE Digital can help you solve your industrial challenges.

www.ge.com/digital

Hygiena

Hygiena delivers rapid microbial detection, monitoring, and identification solutions to a wide range of industries, including food and beverage, health care, hospitality, pharmaceuticals, and personal care. Utilizing advanced technologies and patented designs, Hygiena provides industry-leading ATP monitoring systems, PCR-based foodborne pathogen detection, DNA fingerprint molecular characterization systems, allergen tests, environmental collection devices, and more. Hygiena is committed to providing customers with high-quality innovative technologies that are easy-to-use and reliable, backed by excellent customer service and support. Headquartered in Camarillo, California, with offices in Wilmington, Delaware, the United Kingdom, and China, and over 80 distributors in more than 100 countries worldwide, Hygiena products span the globe.

www.hygiena.com

Lloyd's Register

Who we are

We started out in 1760 as a marine classification society. Today, we’re one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology – improving safety and increasing the performance of critical infrastructures for clients in over 75 countries worldwide.

The profits we generate fund the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a charity which supports engineering-related research, education and public engagement around everything we do. All of this helps us stand by the purpose that drives us every single day: Working together for a safer world.

Our approach

In a world of increasing complexity – overloaded with data and opinion – we know that our clients need more than technology to succeed. They need an experienced hand. A partner to listen, cut through the noise and focus on what really matters to them and their customers. Our engineers and technical experts are dedicated to assurance. That means a commitment to embracing new technology and a deep rooted desire to drive better performance. So we consider our customer’s needs with diligence and empathy, then use our expertise and over 250 years’ experience to deliver the smart solution for everyone.

After all, there are some things technology can’t replace.

What makes us unique

Deep technical and industry knowledge

We’re expert in not only understanding the potential in cutting-edge ideas, but applying this pragmatically in ways which guarantee impact today and in the long-term.

Dedication to assurance

We explore every problem thoroughly with exact, analytical precision. We leave no stone unturned and no questions unanswered, to draw accurate conclusions.

Independence

We’re committed to doing things the right way to reach the highest standards and best outcomes for all, giving our clients confidence in our decisions every time.

Understanding and empathy

We take time to understand the needs and unique circumstances of our clients and their businesses, to act with judgement, sensitivity and care.

Social business

We have evolved into the 21st century model for social business – not only funding the Foundation through our profits, but also discharging some of the Foundation’s charitable objectives through our work in assuring the safety of critical infrastructure worldwide.

www.lr.org

Merck

Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany is a leading company for innovative and top-quality high-tech products for analytical lab work in food. Around 50,000 employees work in 66 countries to foster the success of customers and to help meet global challenges. We have joined forced with BioControl Systems to offer a Full-Service Microbiology Portfolio, e.g. with MVP ICON® for Hygiene Monitoring and with Assurance® GDS for rapid pathogens detection.

Our food microbiology testing products and kits comply with international standards for the food industry. Our granulated media, as well as our ready-to-use agar plates and liquid media, set the trend for regulatory compliance documentation in accordance with the latest standards to support any audits and lab inspections.

Merck offers a complete range of high quality chemical and microbiological testing solutions with a comprehensive approach providing regulatory expertise, substantial service, and trust.  Together, we make your work flow.

www.merckgroup.com/en

Merieux NutriSciences

Profile coming soon!

www.merieuxnutrisciences.com

Neogen

NEOGEN

Founded in 1982 in Lansing, Michigan, NEOGEN’s solutions can be found at every step of the food system, around the world.

NEOGEN provides the most comprehensive range of solutions for the food processing, animal protein and agriculture industries, not only protecting the world’s food supply, but also allowing our customers to produce more efficiently and effectively than they could before.

Food Safety

NEOGEN reaches all segments of the food, beverage and feed industries with solutions that include: rapid diagnostics for the detection of unintended substances, hygiene verification tools, innovative pathogen tests, next generation genome sequencing and more.

Animal Safety

NEOGEN develops solutions for the animal protein market, as well as the performance and companion animal segments. We offer veterinary instruments and supplies, cleaners and disinfectants for farm and veterinary settings, insecticides and rodenticides to limit the spread of disease and more.

Genomics

NEOGEN offers genomics solutions that allow animal protein producers to make educated breeding decisions that improve the efficiencies of their herds, breed associations to verify parentage, and for food safety professionals to identify bacterial strains associated with particular disease outbreaks.

www.neogen.com/uk/

Realco

Realco’s main mission is to guarantee the well-being of people. Wherever hygiene is important, we are there to protect and improve their everyday health conditions:

- Ensuring the quality of the food they eat, whether home-cooked or prepared and eaten on site.
- Ensuring perfect hygiene in healthcare facilities, and in particular reducing the risk of hospital-acquired infection.
- Ensuring ideal hygiene in the home

And because we also care about future generations, Realco participates in sustainable development.

We at Realco are able to keep these promises because our technology is centred on enzymes. The enzymatic solutions developed by Realco far outstrip the hygiene levels currently obtained by traditional chemical means. They optimise cleaning efficiency, for controlled, targeted, and—above all—more efficient disinfection. In addition, Realco’s latest exclusive innovations guarantee that all players in the food chain and in the healthcare sector can benefit from the detection and radical treatment of sources of contamination and infection.

Realco is also a dynamic contributor to sustainable development, promoting the well-being of future generations. In fact:

- Enzymes are 100% biodegradable.
- The surfactants used are of vegetable origin (renewable raw materials).
- Enzymatic solutions work efficiently while consuming less energy and water.
- The use of enzymes in cleaning solutions accelerates the water treatment process.

www.realco.be/en

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

rockwellautomation.com

Safefood 360°

The complete Food Safety, Quality and Compliance Management Software for the Forward-Thinking Enterprise Food Company. Built by food industry experts to allow you to implement, maintain and adapt to continuously changing legal and commercial compliance requirements, Safefood 360° offers real-time oversight for global Business Groups and Business Units.

Time, resources and knowledge required to maintain compliance in the form of a food safety management system. Unlike current paper-based systems, Safefood 360° breaks new ground by combining purpose-built software and domain expertise with Business Intelligence to meet the requirements of food safety management in a smarter and more efficient manner than possible before.

safefood360.com/

SightCall

SightCall is the world’s leading augmented-reality powered video cloud platform, delivering live, remote interactions between business and customers on every continent around the globe. In a connected, mobile-first world, businesses leveraging SightCall have the ability to see what their customers see and guide them remotely. With over 10 years of experience in remote video assistance, SightCall helps businesses transform their customer service and field service with the power of augmented reality and live video.

www.sightcall.com

Veeva Systems

Founded in 2007, Veeva NYSE (VEEV), is a global provider of cloud-based software solutions. We help quality, regulatory and commercial teams in the cosmetics, consumer goods, and chemical industries unify disconnected processes, documents and data. In doing so, we help our customers eliminate inefficiencies so they can bring innovative, high quality products to market faster without compromising compliance. Veeva is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

www.industries.veeva.com