2024 Pet Food Forum

Booth Number: 1715

LOCATION: Kansas City Convention Center | Kansas City, Missouri

With expert insights and unique networking Petfood Forum can help you find solutions to market challenges and opportunities for tomorrow. Meet with our subject matter experts to learn more about our solutions and programs designed specifically to help you deliver on growing demand, get hyper focused on quality and safety, and optimize your operational costs and risks.

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Partner with the experts at Ecolab

Ecolab team of industry experts is laser-focused on helping to keep your facility on the leading edge of quality, safety, efficiency and sustainability. Ecolab has supported food processing customers for decades. We have the experts—and the experience—to help your pet food processing plant optimize cleaning practices and improve operational efficiencies.

Kansas City Convention Center

Location Details

The Pet Food Forum has negotiated special rates at a variety of hotels near the Kansas City Convention Center

The Kansas City Convention Center | 301 W 13th St Ste 100 | Kansas City, MO 64105

Stop by to learn from our experts

Tuesday, April 30 10:00am to 3:00pm
Meeting Room 2208

10:00 a.m. to 11:00a.m.

Decontamination using Chlorine Dioxide Gas in dry environments

This presentation will cover the factors influencing bacterial growth and will also highlight the benefits of using Chlorine Dioxide in gas form for antimicrobial decontamination


11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Partnering to integrate best practice elements that optimize quality and sustainability

A discussion about how Nalco Water partners with our customers in the facility design and build process to help highlight opportunities to optimize future quality and sustainability.


1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Best practices in Safety, Cleaning & Sanitation for aging facilities

Our experts - with more than 60 years of food and beverage manufacturing experience - are available to discuss their observations related to successful interventions and training


2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Our experts answer your questions

Our panel of experts will answer questions about how Ecolab cleaning & sanitizing, pest elimination and Nalo Water experts can partner with you to optimize your plant expansions and new builds. Stop by booth #1715 before lunch to submit your questions for the session.

Did you hear Ecolab’s Kunal Mehta on the Trending: PetFood Podcast?

Hear our conversation with Petfood Industry magazine on an episode of the “Trending: Pet Food” podcast, where Kunal Mehta, senior account manager, explores how water can impact the sustainability efforts of petfood processors.
In the episode, Kunal dives into how water impacts everything from production processes to energy and greenhouse gas emissions, and how smart water management strategies can help petfood processors address sustainability and business goals.

Learn more about our portfolio of solutions for the pet food industry 

Microbial Decontamination Services

Whether you need a fast solution for an emerging microbial issue or desire a preventative approach to food safety, Ecolab’s Microbial Decontamination services deliver a clean break from microbial activity with unmatched efficacy, efficiency, and expertise. Dedicated Ecolab fumigation specialists can help you confidently establish the sterility of your facility.


Stored product insects, cockroaches, rodents, and other pests can cause costly damage to your inventory and lead to product loss. Ecolab Specialty Pest Services delivers targeted fumigation services that combine unmatched expertise, science-based protocols, and the industry-leading response times to protect your business from pest risks.

Intelligent Rodent Monitoring System

Ecolab’s Intelligent Rodent Monitoring System (IRMS) combines service expertise and always-on technology to deliver the outcomes you need. It provides comprehensive tracking to give you peace of mind with 24/7 monitoring and protection. Knowledge of when and where activity occurs in/around your facility and greater insights into hard-to-access areas.

Specialized F&B SVSPs & On-Staff Entomologists

At Ecolab we put our expertise to work every day to solve the industry’s most complex pest challenges. Through our proactive people and innovative spirit, we protect you today, while advancing new and better solutions to protect you tomorrow all while keeping you informed to win the fight against pests.

DrySan™ Tri-O

A U.S. EPA registered and Washington State DoA Organic Program approved,  ready-to-use cleaner, sanitizer and disinfectant for use on hard, non-porous food contact and non-food contact surfaces. It’s especially beneficial for use in low moisture or dry processing environments.

Exelerate™ CSD 15 

A U.S. EPA registered non-alcohol cleaner, sanitizer and disinfectant for use on hard, non-porous food contact and non-food contact surfaces. It’s especially beneficial for use in low moisture or dry processing environments like pet food processing.

Hybrid Boosted Pressure Equipment

This modular 3-in-1 foam, rinse and sanitize applicator features boosted pressure for open surface cleaning, enabling you to clean faster.  Additionally, your team's safety enhanced with reduced chemical contact and 50% lighter hoses.  Excellent in combination with Advantis(TM) FC for foam cleaning.

Boost Tread Defense QF

A U.S. EPA registered  ready-to-use cleaner, sanitizer and disinfectant for use on hard, non-porous food contact and non-food contact surfaces. It’s especially beneficial for use in low moisture or dry processing environments. Perfect for doorway entry ways for pet food processing.

Advantis™ FC / Advantis™ FC Soft Metal

A self-foaming, chlorinated alkaline cleaner that is a low-temperature foam, spray and soak cleaning solution. Soft Metal Safe option allows for reduced clean time of sprial freezers by 51%. Effectively cleans whil protecting your soft metal equipment surfaces.

Exelerate™ Tufsoil

Ready to use heavy duty gel cleaner and degreaser designed to remove tough burnt-on soils. Tufsoil is excellent for improving productivity, reducing manual cleaning and scrubbing time, and reducing safety risks for sanitors. 

Boost 3200 / 3201

Boost 3200 and Boost 3201 (SM) are a two part solution to effectively disinfect food contact equipment and surfaces. The Boost program helps remove organic contaminants that are commonly found in hard-to-reach places. Best for clean-in-place applications.

Synergex Biofilm Mitigation

EPA-registered sanitizer and disinfectant that reduces prevalence of spoilage-causing organism in biofilms. In-line monitoring enables accurate dosing and proof of delivery with broad efficacy against yeast and molds. Approved for use in US and Canada and effective against the SARS-CoV-2 when used as directed.

Water Quality Intelligence

With Ecolab’s Water Quality Intelligence powered by ECOLAB3D, you can see critical information, at site, asset, or enterprise scale. Our advanced industrial water treatment technology helps identify and target water quality issues and underperforming assets, so you can take quick action to conserve water, save energy and cut costs. 

3D TRASAR™ for Canning & Bottling & Oxidant Controller

With 3D TRASAR for Canning, the monitoring and control technology determines the right chemical dosing at the right time, helping ensure your water stays in spec.  Automated sensor cleaning maintains accuracy and significantly reduces the time and cost of excessive cleaning.  Automatic temperature compensation and flow stabilizer improve accuracy of measurements.

3D TRASAR™ for Post treatment & Pareto™

The powerful duo that helps minimize to potential for fines and surcharges, maximize your operational performance, and optimize chemical usage, resulting in a positive impact on your bottom line. 3D TRASAR performance and flow-based solutions provides your wastewater with continuous monitoring and control while PARETO mixing technology maximizes chemical effectiveness.

ACTI-BROM™ program for Microbio control

Acti-Brom 7342S when added to a chlorine source, is an efficient, fast-acting biocide.  In thermal processing this product is used in cold zones to ensure food quality and safety.  Acti-Brom reduces the corrosivity of the treatment while still maintaining the same level of biocidal efficacy.

Nalco Water ACT™ Advanced Condensate Treatment Program

Advanced Condensate Treatment (ACT) is a revolutionary condensate corrosion inhibition program.  The program increases condensate returned to the boiler, increasing efficiency and reducing cost. Condensate return can improve the economics of boiler operation.  Neutral pH eliminates de-tinning connected with TPS cans.  No odors are associated with chemistry for improved quality.

NALSPERSE™ for Spotting & Rinse Aids

The NALSPERSE product line is a surfactant/dispersant used during the final cooling water zones or post process rinsing as a spotting and rinse aid for canning.  The result helps to drive enhanced product quality and reduced food safety risks, as well as an improved bottom line.

Advanced Polymer Activation System (ADPAS Dry)

ADPAS is a compact, automated polymer activation system that enables safe, efficient, consistent polymer activation and delivery.  The result: optimized polymer usage, reduction in cost of operations by up to 20%, and increased workplace safety. One protein customer reduced their surcharges by 60% annually through BOD reduction.

Chemical Programs for Odor Control 

OASIS 904 counteracts odors originating from meat and poultry processing.  Selected components are compounded to directly neutralize the malodor molecules, thereby eliminating odors. REDOXX 60 counteracts odors originating in the food processing industry.  The peroxyacetic acid active reacts with the reducing compounds that cause odors such as hydrogen sulfide.

Quadexx™ Pro Formulation & Allocation Solution 

Quadexx Pro is an automated, modular chemical dispensing and formulation system designed to help reduce sanitation costs and improve plant efficiencies. Designed to formulate products on site using chemical concentrates or allocate and dilute products into manageable containers for open plant cleaning.

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