Extruding and drying pet food are among the topics planned for a three-day seminar by Wenger Manufacturing Inc., Sabetha, Kansas. Slated for October 4-6, the Pet Food Processing Technology will be held at the company's technical center in Sabetha.

“This seminar provides a blend of classroom and hands-on training for review of extrusion system procedures and theory, while introducing new technologies for product quality and process improvement,” says Brian Plattner, Wenger's technical center manager. Curriculum topics include:

  • Raw material properties and preparation.
  • Preconditioning technology.
  • Extrusion processing technology.
  • Extrusion die and knife technology.
  • Application of extrusion technology.
  • Recent advances in extrusion and drying technology.
  • Maintenance procedures.

The cost for the three-day program is $1,200 per person, which includes the course notes, morning and afternoon breaks, daily lunch and two evening meals For more information, contact Wenger at (785) 284-2133 or www.wenger.com.