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Food Extrusion Technology
September 26-27, 2019
Course Offering 190926NJ0689
Course ID 689
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed to explain the fundamentals of food
extrusion and illustrate the application to food processing
operations. The program will be of particular value to:
• Food Scientists, Technologists, Technicians and Engineers
working in R&D
and Operations involved with food extruders
• Individuals employed by cereal, snack, pet food,
starches and proteins
The course will also appeal to professionals working in allied
industries, equipment manufacturers and ingredient suppliers
involved with food extrusion.
Dr. Brad Strahm; Principal, The XIM Group, LLC
Dr. Brad Strahm is a Principal with The XIM Group, LLC,
a firm providing consulting services in the area of product
development, process engineering, equipment engineering,
and project management located in Sabetha, KS. Dr. Strahm
holds degrees in Agricultural Engineering from Kansas State
University and Business Administration from Kennedy-
Dr. Strahm had 12 years of experience participating in
extrusion, drying, and laboratory research and sales support
with Wenger Manufacturing before founding The XIM Group
in 2005. His unique blend of experience and expertise
in food chemistry, process engineering, and equipment
engineering lends itself to a robust understanding and ability
to communicate about all aspects of extrusion. He has written
and contributed to numerous technical papers, magazine
articles, and book chapters related to extrusion, food polymer
science and other areas of food and feed processing and is an
accomplished lecturer at a number of extrusion-related short
courses for the food and feed processing industries.
ExitCertified (MicroTek partner facility)
Raritan Plaza III
105 Fieldcrest Avenue, Suite 405
Edison , New Jersey
Phone: 800-207-9620 (for directions and parking info only)
PLEASE NOTE: Participants must make their own reservations; the cost of
hotel accommodation is not included in the course fee. Final hotel information
will be emailed to you in your confirmation package approximately 3 weeks
prior to the course start date.
Directions: Visit the Hotel Venue topic on our FAQ page.