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Register for the IAOM Latin America District Conference
Exciting opportunities await you at the 35th annual IAOM Latin America District Technical Conference on Nov. 19-20, in La Antigua, Guatemala. Engage with a diverse group of milling professionals from the Latin American region. Advance your career with time-tested and cutting-edge educational sessions. This year's conference is sure to impress!

We are expanding the schedule to include a Pre-Conference Workshop that will focus on wheat: structure and composition, classes and uses, extraction and mill profitability, grading systems, and milling different classes of wheat. The workshop will be led by Dr. Jeff Gwirtz, adjunct professor at Kansas State University and technical advisor to IAOM.

To register now, go to the IAOM website.
Download the two-day schedule.

The conference will take place at the Casa Santo Domingo Hotel in La Antigua, Guatemala. Address: 3a Calle Oriente No. 28 "A", Guatemala City [La Aurora], Guatemala 03001, Guatemala 7 820 1220

2011 Latin America District Sponsors

Gold Sponsor: Buhler

Silver Sponsors: Buhler, S.A. de C.V. and Fundiciones Balaguer, S.A.

Bronze Sponsors: Engrain, Great Western Manufacturing, Ocrim SPA, Tapco, Vortex Valves

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Bruins Instruments
The OmegAnalyzer G™ is the workhorse of Bruins Instruments NIR grain analyzers. The "G" is a versatile instrument for grain analysis and is capable of handling grain and seed such as wheat, barley, corn, rice, soy, rapeseed and more. This instrument offers USA NTEP certification and a host of upgrade options and accessories.
Unity Scientific
The SpectraStar 2400 is a workhorse instrument that scans the wavelength range of 1200-2400 nm. This wavelength range covers the same range used by older NIR filter spectrometers from Technicon, Bran+Luebbe, Perten, and DICKEY-john, meaning that calibrations from these systems can easily be transferred to the SpectraStar 2400.
Fuji Robotics
Through many years of research and development the EC-201 robot is one of the most technologically advanced robotic palletizers on the market today. With three EC-201 models to choose from, Fuji offers a solution for High Speed (HS), Heavy Weight (HD) and/or Super Heavy Weight (W) applications.

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