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October 2017

Plant Operations and Process Engineering

October 2, 2017

DESCRIPTION This three-day course provides practical training on plant operations and process engineering for solvent and biofuel (fuel ethanol and biodiesel) facility personnel. Demonstrations will also be held at the Process Engineering pilot-scale oil mill. Participants will receive training on process engineering principles, equipment operation, facility design/function, and plant safety. OBJECTIVES OF SHORT COURSE To receive comprehensive training in plant operations To learn about and receive hands-on training in processing engineering To learn about emerging extraction/solvent plant and biofuel technologies Obtain safety…

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March 2019

Oil Mill Operators Short Course

March 31

87th Oil Mill Operators Short Course Memphis, TN Organized by The Process Engineering Research & Development Center Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station Extraction and Protein Technologies Program International Oil Mill Superintendents Association   Objectives of Short Course This day and a half course will cover a wide variety of topics associated with oilseed processing plant operations. The goal is to present the tools and information needed to improve operations by increasing efficiency and optimizing human and plant assets. To receive…

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May 2019

Trends in Margarine and Shortening Manufacture, Non-Trans Products

May 12 - May 16
Research Oil Mill, Riverside Campus, Texas A&M University, Bryan, Texas

Organized By Process Engineering Research & Development Center (Formerly Food Protein R&D Center) Texas Engineering Experiment Station The Texas A&M University System Please watch our page for updated information.   Objectives of Short Course Train production personnel in principles and practices of: Production of margarines, low fat and non-trans spreads Processing techniques Ensuring product quality Product demonstrations using soybean, corn, and palm oils Register Online Frequently Asked Questions Printable PDF of Brochure   Complete 2019 Schedule and Information Here Location and…

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Membrane & Other Separations Technologies Short Course

May 19 - May 23

29th Annual Practical Short Course on Membrane & Other Separations Technologies: Applications in food, dairy, beverage, and bioprocessing A Practical Workshop with Daily Pilot Plant Demonstrations Organized by Process Engineering Research & Development Center Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station The Texas A&M University System College Station, TX 77843-2476 (Schedule & Information Subject to Change) Objectives of Short Course Review basic principles of membrane filtration & separations processing including system design, membrane & equipment selection costs, economics, and practical applications Orient…

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August 2019

Practical Short Course In Soybean Extraction

August 15 - August 17

DESCRIPTION Soybean Oil Extraction Short Course. Practical and theoretical training in seed preparation, pressing, expansion, solvent extraction, and the impact on downstream protein products and oil quality. OBJECTIVES OF SHORT COURSE To provide practical and theoretical training in the process of seed preparation, oil extraction, and its impact on downstream protein products and oil quality To present the latest safety information Register Online Frequently Asked Questions Printable PDF of Brochure Download Complete 2019 Schedule and Information Here LOCATION AND FACILITIES…

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September 2019

Food Extrusion: Cereals, Pulses, Proteins & Other Ingredients

September 29 - October 4

21st Annual Practical Short Course on Food Extrusion: Cereals, Pulses, Proteins & Other Ingredients (Formerly "Texturized Vegetable Protein & Other Soy Products") Organized by The Process Engineering Research & Development Center Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station In cooperation with AACC International USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council/American Pulse Association (Schedule & Information Subject to Change) Objectives of Short Course Examine the processing of different food ingredients. Study the applications and benefits of texturized vegetable protein (TVP) in different food systems.…

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October 2019

Vegtetable Oil Processing and Products of Vegetable Oil/Biodiesel

October 27 - October 31

Organized by The Process Engineering Research & Development Center Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station The Texas A&M University System (Schedule & Information Subject to Change) Objectives of Short Course Train production personnel in principles and practices of: New methods in vegetable oil refining and processing Latest methods in bleaching, neutralization, interesterification and deodorization of major vegetable oils Production of biofuels Production of non-trans fats Filtration and vacuum systems and much more Who Should Attend This short course is a must…

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