IFTPS Annual Conference

The IFTPS (The Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists) is hosting its 38th Annual Conference in Texas, from 26-28 February 2019.

Held at the Drury Plaza Hotel  -  San Antonio Riverwalk, USA, the conference will take a new, three-day format combining its AGM on the third morning.

The IFTPS provides support and education for its members, a collective of international thermal processing specialists, through its conferences and training events which are held throughout the year.

With Holmach’s MD, Chris Holland, being a member of IFTPS for several years, the annual conference is an important fixture on the Holmach calendar.

Leading industry experts will be presenting on a variety of subjects over the three days, with this year’s theme being:

Responsibilities of Thermal Processing Specialists.

Topics include:

  • Current Topics in Thermal Processing
  • Microbiology
  • Aseptic Processing
  • In-Container Sterilisation
  • Thermal Processing and Beyond


The conference is open to both members and non-members, providing valuable networking opportunities with other food manufacturing industry professionals.

Find out how Holmach can assist with your thermal processing challenges, by calling 01780 749097 or emailing

Full details of the conference can be found here:

Published 28.01.2019

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