We make pet food taste great. In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, AFB International’s experts pioneer the research and palatability enhancers that help make our customers’ products successful.
At AFB International, we develop and produce a full range of liquid and dry palatability enhancers. We use high-quality ingredients proven to optimize companion animal response and consumption.
Our specialty? Meeting your unique needs with custom support. Our worldwide staff of technical experts is ready to assist you with all aspects of palatability enhancement, from product development and testing to processing, logistics and more.
Alphia unites two of America’s favorite manufacturers of pet food and treats and our ingredient milling sister company into one trusted partner capable of helping you develop market-leading brands.
Customers choose us as their trusted, entrepreneurial partner because we offer unparalleled marketplace intelligence, research and development expertise, as well as turnkey production and supply chain capabilities. It’s how Alphia leads, though, that makes us different. It’s the means by which our partnerships deliver growth for our customers, our employees and our communities.
Bunting® has always been about solving problems with magnetic energy for manufacturers for several industries. The company, headquartered in Newton, Kansas, has multiple locations including Bunting-Elk Grove Village; Bunting-DuBois; Bunting-Berkhamsted and Bunting-Redditch in the United Kingdom; Victoria, Australia; and Ningbo, China.
In 1979, we moved our manufacturing operations from Chicago, Illinois, to Newton, Kansas. Here, we design and manufacture magnetic separation, metal detection and material handling equipment as well as a complete line of printing cylinders. With a team of engineers using world-class, computer-aided design equipment, we can customize and develop products to fit any application or production line.
We are constantly seeking new ways magnetic products can provide the industries we serve with more efficient production, safer product and an untarnished reputation.
Our first 60 years have been a profile in growth and innovation. Now and in the future, we are striving to keep improving and build upon the legacy. The Bunting family has owned and operated Bunting since it was founded in 1959 by Walter and June Bunting. The stability for this 60-year old family-owned business was celebrated on August 3, 2019 with a new look and logo. The company spans three generations of the Bunting family with a fourth generation waiting in the wings!
Royal DSM is a global purpose-led, science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living. A manufacturer of 11 of the 13 vitamins and other nutritional ingredients for both human and animal consumption, DSM produces an extensive portfolio of nutritional ingredients and premixes for use in pet food products and supplements including minerals, vitamins, carotenoids, and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. DSM’s process for manufacturing, logistics and final product is built on transparency you can trust.
At the forefront of DSM is our commitment to our customers through innovation and research, ongoing customer support, and technical expertise and education. Our mission: Bright science. Brighter living.
Extru-Tech has established the industry standards for performance and value. Through continuous research, development, sound engineering and superior manufacturing, Extru-Tech has proven its commitment to a worldwide customer base through the continual development of cost-effective answers to ever-changing extrusion production needs and food safety requirements.
Extru-Tech has built a reputation on cutting-edge engineering and innovations that leads the industry. This year is no exception with the launch of our Virtual Reality experience at the Petfood Forum. This virtual reality simulator allows prospects and clients to take a journey through the complete Petfood Extrusion process.
Extru-Tech originally entered the extrusion industry through supply of remanufactured extrusion equipment. From those humble beginnings, the company has grown at a steady rate becoming an industry leader supplying new and remanufactured extrusion solutions.
The Great Plains Laboratory is a world leader in providing diagnostics for metabolic, mitochondrial, and environmental factors in chronic illnesses. We offer a variety of state-of-the-art metabolic tests such as the Organic Acids Test (OAT), GPL-TOX Profile (Toxic Non-Metal Chemical Profile), IgG Food MAP with Candida + Yeast, and the MycoTOX Profile, which assesses mold exposure. Our ultimate goal is to help you provide your patients with the most personalized medicine possible and improve their quality of life.
With over 60 years of experience, Shick Esteve is a world leader in process automation. The company helps producers automate processes that would otherwise be manual to improve production efficiency, provide quality control through increased ingredient accuracy, reduce labor costs and help provide a safer workplace environment. Shick Esteve is the premiere value in the field of ingredient automation. For the pet food market, the company automates the delivery of dry and liquid ingredients to the process. Its Continuous Dense Phase conveying technology allows processors to transfer finished goods through downstream processes with minimal breakage all the way to packaging.
As the global leader in food cutting technology, Urschel continues to lead the world in the manufacturing and selling of commercial cutting equipment to the food processing and allied industries. The company continues to expand around the globe to grow alongside this ever-changing, dynamic industry, while maintaining its headquarters and manufacturing facility in northwest Indiana, centrally located in the heart of the United States.