Things To See On The Show Floor

Hitachi America Ltd.
50 Prospect Ave.
Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591
Small character injet printer
The Hitachi PXR-H Series small character inkjet printer has the highest printing speed of 1,300 feet per minute for one-line inkjet printing in its class. While dramatically increasing the speed, it maintains or even enhances the print quality by improving print-head and ink-drop charge/deflection control. This new series of PXR printer meets all RohS requirements and is an environmentally friendly printer.
Whatman Inc.
200 Park Ave.
Suite 210
Florham Park, N.J. 07932
Microbiological testing
Whatman Inc. offers products and technical services focusing on microbiological testing in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and environmental markets.
PDC International Corp.
8 Sheehan Ave.
Norwalk, Conn. 06854
Packaging machinery
The PDC Resource Group is a global packaging company that has delivered packaging machinery to customers worldwide since 1968. The company serves the food, beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical, personal care and household industries. PDC International Corp., based in Norwalk, Conn., and PDC Europe in France manufacture a full line of machinery for applying heat shrinkable tamper-evident seals at speeds as fast as 1,000 cartons per minute, as well as sleeve labels, both heat shrinkable and polysleeve stretch, at speeds up to 700 cartons per minute.  PDC also makes a wide range of shrink tunnels.
XL Energy Drink Corp.
10 West 33rd Street, Suite 340
New York, N.Y. 10001
International energy drink
XL Energy Drinks are currently sold in 42 countries in Europe, China, India and the Middle East, as well as in select markets in South America. The company started this year to sell the XL Regular and Sugar Free drink in the United States. XL Energy Drink is a  lightly carbonated drink, carefully formulated for times where extended energy is needed for best performance. XL Energy Drink will satisfy busy professionals, active students, athletes and anybody who has to achieve extraordinary performance concentration and reaction speed.
BASF Corp.
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, N.J. 07932
System solutions
BASF doesn’t make beverages. The company helps its customers make them better with intelligent system solutions and high-quality products. Our portfolio includes vitamins (A, B, C, D, E and K), carotenoids (beta-carotene, lycopene and lutein), polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-3s), coenzyme Q10, caffeine, lysine, excipients, emulsifiers and Divergan beverage clarifying and filtration products. BASF offers technical support and formulation expertise. Our state-of-the-art Technical Service Center can demonstrate the use of BASF products in customer applications.
P.E. USA Inc.
11560 Rockfield Court
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
Rotary and linear labelers
P.E. USA Inc. invites you to its booth for details and information on its latest technology for High Speed Roll-Fed Rotary Labeler Model Rollmatic and Pressure Sensitive Rotary Labeler Model Master. Also on display is its Pressure Sensitive Linear Labeler Model Eagle-Wing for applying front and back pressure-sensitive labels to a shaped container, or spot and wraparound pressure-sensitive labels to a cylindrical container at a speed of 140 bottles per minute.
Salient Corp.
203 Colonial Drive
Horseheads, N.Y. 14845
Performance management solutions
Salient Corp. is a leading provider of performance management solutions and consulting services for the beverage industry. Since 1986 our Margin Minder solution has enabled users to see faster, easier and more clearly how decisions affect profit and growth.  Salient is a global company, providing performance management solutions and services to more than 250 customers, representing more than 30,000 users in 56 countries worldwide.    
Lanxess Corp.
111 RIDC Park West Drive
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15275
Microbial control agent
Lanxess, a company that manufactures high-quality products, has in its portfolio, Velcorin, an effective microbial control agent for beverages. Velcorin is increasingly being used worldwide in a range of beverages to keep them stable against yeasts, bacteria and mold. Once added, it immediately performs its anti-microbial function and breaks down into tiny amounts of methanol and carbon dioxide. Not only does Velcorin help in keeping beverages stable, but it does not affect the taste, odor or color.
X Café LLC
P.O. Box 1100
Princeton, Mass. 01541
Specialty coffee ingredient extract
X Café loves special projects, whether it’s X Café’s  beans, your beans, any brix, any solids, its co-packer or your co-packer. X Café offers special formulas for proprietary projects. The company can provide a variety of samples for testing, and it can match coffee notes in an existing product. Its extracts can be found in ingredient projects ranging from dairy to liquor and ice creams to sauces. The extracts NSF Cook & Thurber third-party audited, kosher and organic certified.
Trimble Mobile Solutions
3650 Concorde Parkway
Suite 150
Chantilly, Va. 20152   877/883-4367
Handheld software
Trimble Mobile Solutions has teamed with Eleven Technology and MobileTech to become the leading provider of next-generation handheld software for the consumer packaged goods industry. Offering best-of-breed software solutions for direct store delivery sales teams, TrimbleDSD improves route sales, pre-sales, merchandizing and delivery performance to reduce out of stocks, increase speed-to-shelf and maximize promotions and profits.
Safety Vision
6100 W. Sam Houston Parkway North
Mobile video solutions
Safety Vision, a leading global provider of mobile video solutions, is exhibiting its line of collision avoidance products — the SV-50065, SV-7065, SV-LCD70 and SV-LCD56 camera and monitor systems. Safety Vision designs, manufactures, installs and services enhanced visibility and onboard surveillance camera systems. Products include mobile-rated color or black-and-white cameras, flat-screen or CRT monitors and digital or analog video recorders.
The Sherwin-Williams Co.
101 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Floor coatings
Sherwin-Williams is committed to making the job of facility maintenance easier so it has studied how plants work day to day. The company has developed a variety of flooring coatings and systems designed to withstand heavy impacts, product spillages, and the effects of dampness and temperature extremes. The floorings will resist the aggressive cleaning that’s a part of daily life. Companies can count on Sherwin-Williams’ flooring products to deliver the performance companies need, and a great look that lasts.