2014 NCA Annual Convention

103rd NCA Convention
March 20-22, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana




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(800) 247-6755 | Des Moines, IA

BRATNEY COMPANIES is a leading technology integrator of Cimbria cleaning, grading, density separation and color sorting technology and Premier Tech Chronos, partner for packaging and robotic palletizing/depalletizing. All of the above backed by design, engineering and in-house construction service for 100% customer satisfaction.


(209) 983-8400 | Stockton, CA

Bühler SORTEX advanced, high precision and high capacity sorting systems for coffee processors demanding the highest standards of product quality and food safety.


(305) 925-4822 | Kansas City, MO

CoffeeNetwork provides in-depth commentary from the leading experts, breaking news, key weather information, real time prices for all futures markets and charting with technical analysis tools.


(206) 676-7378 | Vashon, WA

CoffeeTalk Media is the most reliable source of coffee business news and informational articles available in the world today. Make sure to keep your competitive edge with our free subscriptions at www.coffeetalk.com


(877) 687-4662 | Alexandria, VA

DreamPak is a leading innovator of single-serve liquid coffee concentrates. Our patent-pending DreamBrew technology delivers shelf-stable, preservative-free coffee in various packaging formats.

(800) 508-7371 | Burnsville, MN

DTN is a global, industry-leading provider of commodity trading tools and information. Our flagship product, DTN ProphetX, helps our clients to make the most profitable trading and risk management decisions possible, across a wide range of commodities including grains, softs, energy and metals.  DTN ProphetX provides our subscribers with sophisticated technical and fundamental analysis, extensive charting features, commodity focused news wires, streaming real time quotes, and historical data feeds.

(630) 484-6190 | Cedar Rapids, IA

ELPLAST manufactures the EL-ZIP® brand, press to close zippers for flexible packaging. High quality EL-ZIP® press to close zippers are available in over 150 different styles, offering a wide range of functionality including, powder resistance, dual profiles, retort, PE and PP compatible, in size ranges from 3 mm to 50 mm.

251-11-662-0699 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ethiopian Fine Coffees is a new collaborative initiative of the Ethiopian coffee sector with many partners including Ethiopia Coffee Exporters Association, Ethiopia Coffee Growers and Exporters Association, Ethiopian Commodities Exchange, Ministry of Trade and USAID’s Agribusiness and Market Development program. Ethiopian Fine Coffees partnership links producers, exporters and international buyers of Ethiopian coffees, promotes coffee lots and enhances the quality and delivery of these coffees.

(914) 909-5267 | Elmsford, NY

ExImWare, Inc. is a leading provider of internet-based commodity trade, risk management, certification and traceability software serving global coffee importers, exporters, processors, traders and sustainability agencies.


(800) 435-2867 | Downers Grove, IL

Flavorchem Corporation, specializes in creating and manufacturing flavor and color solutions for food and beverages.  Flavorchem will showcase the latest in coffee flavors and concentrates.


(215) 721-4600 | Telford, PA

Supplying Customers with pre-made bags, custom-printed rollstock, degassing valves, packaging machinery, pod equipment and service. Fres-co System USA has been the coffee industry’s packaging expert for over 30 years.


+45-3954-5454 | Søborg, Denmark

Instant Coffee technology makes the full-bodied, aromatic, perfect cup of coffee convenient. And GEA Process Engineering makes it possible – every day, all over the world.


(802) 241-4146 | Waterbury, VT

Since 1996, Grounds for Health has helped establish sustainable cervical cancer prevention programs in coffee producing countries where cervical cancer, though preventable, remains the #1 cause of cancer death for women for lack of access to care. Our work, currently in Mexico, Nicaragua and Tanzania, is supported by US companies and individuals engaged in importing and selling coffee.


(800) 321-8115 | Madison, MS

Hood Packaging offers a full range of flexible plastic, multiwall paper and woven polypropylene packaging. For more than 50 years our company has been a leader in the design and manufacture of a wide range of packaging materials.


(877) 822-3456 | Atlanta, GA

Innovia Films is a leading producer of flexible packaging including NatureFlex™, an award-winning line of renewable, compostable films that are very well-suited for coffee, tea and a variety of applications.


(855) 663-5877 | San Diego, CA

Intelligent Blends is an independent co-packer dedicated to Single Serve capsules.  We specialize in Coffee, Tea and Ciders.  We are based in San Diego in a state of the art 50,000 square foot facility.  Recently we successfully completed our Kosher and Organic certifications.


(732) 416-8525 | Sayreville, NJ

MACTEC Packaging Technologies specializes in “unit dose” and “unit of use” packaging applications in various formats. Our core competence has been focused in development of “state of the art” equipment for unit dose packaging requirements


(877) 401-6400 | Brentwood, TN

OHL is one of the largest 3PLs in the world, providing integrated global supply chain management solutions to a wide range of business sectors and industries. OHL operates more than 130 value-added distribution centers, offers transportation management services, and has 34 brokerage and agent offices worldwide.


(920) 727-7999 | Neenah, WI

Outlook Group is a full-solution consumer packaging provider with over 35 years of experience printing flexible packaging, paperboard cartons & labels. Outlook delivers time to our customers with innovative, high quality packaging products & services that make it easy to do business with us, and give our customers time back in their day


(800) 562-2247 | Woodinville, WA

PBi has been a packaging resource to specialty coffee for over 25 years with quality product, outstanding service, and continued commitment to the coffee industry.


(847) 827-6680 | Des Plaines, IL

PLITEK provides complete coffee degassing solutions. Our patented PLI-VALV® one-way degassing valves and valve applicators are the most efficient, reliable, and cost effective solution for degassing freshly roasted coffee in its packaging.


(225) 752-1160 | Baton Rouge, LA

Pod Pack International strives to be the most innovative manufacturer and distributor of single cup brewing solutions for hotels, offices, restaurants, and homes.

(404) 460-7000 | Atlanta, GA

Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, USA, Printpack is a privately-held manufacturer of flexible and specialty rigid packaging. Employing 4,220 associates worldwide, the company operates 28 manufacturing facilities in the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Poland and China.


(949) 766-0070 | Cerritos, CA

QTrade Teas & Herbs formulates and manufactures specialty teas for national and international brands offering bulk, hot/iced food service, and automatic single serve applications.


(866) 516-7247 | Wausau, WI

Roastar is the coffee industry’s first and only manufacturer focused on quick turn, short run coffee packaging. Based in Wisconsin, Roastar utilizes digital print technology to produce fully customized coffee packaging in just 7 days.


(847) 836-0612 | West Dundee, IL

Rychiger AG is one of the world’s leading suppliers of customer-specific solutions for packaging machines in the coffee & tea, food, pet food, and healthcare industries.


(281) 276-3600 | Stafford, TX

Satake offers a comprehensive range of optical inspection systems that incorporate RGB, UV, CCD and IR vision technologies to remove defective coffee beans from the product stream.


(800) 377-2692 | Hartsville, SC

Sonoco is Changing the Way the World Sees Packaging® Founded in 1899, Sonoco today serves many of the world’s largest consumer and industrial products companies with packaging and services including rigid paper and plastic containers, printed flexible packaging, ends and closures as well as point-of-purchase displays and supply chain management.


(407) 859-7780 | Orlando, FL

Spiralkote Flexible Packaging is a part of the Clondalkin Group.  We specialize in die cut lidding for some of the fastest growing food markets in the industry. 


(800) 488-2900 | Jacksonville, FL

Stellar is a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide. Continually recognized as a Food & Beverage industry leader, we have designed and built award winning facilities for some of the world’s most recognizable brands.  Stellar offers a full range of in-house capabilities including Process Engineering, Controls & Automation, Refrigeration & Mechanical Systems Design & Installation, and Thermal Construction


+66 2255 6625 | Bangkok, Thailand

STiR Magazine strives to help coffee roasters and tea packers take their businesses to the next level. With a particular focus on the mid to large scale segments of both industries, STiR covers what’s happening at origin and highlights the latest developments in industrial equipment and supplies.


(866) 886-2537 | North Venice, FL

Tervis has been making high-quality insulated drinkware in America since 1946. Built to last a lifetime, with 1000s of designs to choose from, our products are the perfect every day, on-the-go expression of yourself.


(559) 435-0100 | Fresno, CA

TranPak specializes in stocking the broadest selection of Plastic Pallets for Roasting Operations, Hopper Bins for Bean Processing and Plastic Pallets for Distribution.


(718) 272-9100 | Brooklyn, NY

Ultra Flex Packaging Corporation are suppliers of flexible packaging for the coffee industry. Specializing in high barrier foil and non-foil structures. Can provide quick turnarounds. Printing capabilities of up to 10 colors


(800) 545-6200 | Cicero, IL

LBP Manufacturing, Inc., a leader in packaging technology, recently launched the UpShot™ Solution – eco-friendly, single-serve filters compatible with Keurig®/other brewers. Paired with a flexible production model, the UpShot™ Solution helps roasters, brands and retailers take part in the booming single-serve beverage market.


(561) 674-9400 | Boca Raton, FL

uVu Lid's patented Safe Design® technology ensures a safe drinking experience. The Double Inner Seal keeps the lid on tight and the uVu Windows confirm the lid is on securely. 


(503) 970-8866 | Portland, OR

Wipf AG brings you WICOVALVE®, the world’s most reliable one-way coffee degassing valve. Swiss engineering and state-of-the-art infrastructure provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to protect your coffee and maximize quality. For the North American coffee market, the WICOVALVE® is now available from our Midwest distribution center. Wipf AG celebrates another milestone in 2014 - its 100th anniversary!