Your ISBT Connection | November 1, 2022
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Featured News
ISBT Congratulates Our 2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients

Each year, the International Society of Beverage Technologists awards scholarships to outstanding students who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in the beverage industry, either through coursework or an internship with beverage companies or suppliers to the beverage industry.
This year's scholarship recipients attend Michigan University, Purdue University, and Clemson. Our Emeritus Scholarship recipients attend University of Holy Cross, Chapman University, and Georgia Southern. These schools supply much-needed talent to our industry with strong leadership skills and innovative research.
The Society thanks our donors who make these awards possible.
Will Bailey
Michigan State University
Trevor Lim
Purdue University
Luis Ruvalcaba
Clemson University
Isabelle Giangrosso
University of Holy Cross
Luuvan Hoang
Chapman University
Eboni Thomas
Georgia Southern, Emeritus Scholarship
Membership Renewal Reminder

As you know, ISBT has simplified the membership renewal process by moving to a common, annual membership structure. Throughout 2022, we have transitioned all members to a common renewal date of December 31.
If your membership expires on December 31, 2022, be sure to renew now so you don’t miss important information on BevTech, and exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities at the event. You can renew your membership at your convenience by going to the Members Only Dashboard. You can also renew your membership while registering for BevTech once meeting registration opens later this month.
Questions about your membership or the renewal process? Contact ISBT at
ISBT Presents at PACK EXPO

More than 40,000 attendees made their way to PACK EXPO 2022! ISBT gave two presentations at the event and held a Packaging Technology Technical Committee meeting. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the ISBT booth or attended one of our presentations. We were happy to share more information about the Society and look forward to seeing many of you in May at BevTech 2023 in Orlando, Florida.
Member News
The Beverage Industry Resource Guide contains information from beverage industry supplier members from a promotional standpoint. It is for advertising purposes only and does not reflect the opinions or position of ISBT. 
CO2Sustain Offers Vital Solution to Soft Drinks Manufacturers Facing Difficulty From CO2 Shortage - Beverage manufacturers using CO2 during the production process can safeguard their future, mitigate supply issues, and ensure their products make it onto store shelves through the addition of an innovative solution-based carbonation aid.
Agr International Inc. Unveils the ThicknessPen™, a Revolutionary New Portable Thickness Gauge - The ThicknessPen, with its patent pending dual measurement mode technology, is ideal for measurement in the laboratory or on the plant floor.
US Brewer and SUEZ Innovate to Get Ingredient-Water Flowing at Greenfield Beverage Plant - Through the use of the temporary mobile water bridge solution, the customer’s ingredient water production needs were met, and the new brewing facility was able to start production within the required timeline.
B&R Compliances Celebrates 20 Years - This year B&R Compliance Associates, LLC, an EquipNet company, celebrates 20 years in business. 
If you have sponsored content (i.e., new products, case studies, white papers, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email Steve Guglielmo by November 11. 
Featured Catalogs
Data Key Communications is proud to introduce its Supplier Catalog Library, a great resource for those in the beverage industry who want to see digital catalogs from ISBT suppliers collected in one spot!

If you're a supplier who would like to have your product catalog hosted online in the Catalog Library with a shareable and embeddable link, receive statistics about readership and clicks throughout the year, and be featured in the ISBT Connection, please contact Zach Raynsford for more information.
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Welcome, New Members!
ISBT is proud to announce we have gained 7 new members since October 15. Please join us in welcoming them to the Society! To view the complete list of new members, click the button below. For information about joining ISBT, click Join ISBT below.
Industry News
If you have news (i.e., new hires, personnel promotions, facility changes, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email Steve Guglielmo. The deadline for submission for the next issue of the ISBT Connection is November 11.
Coke Products Might Look a Little Different Next Year - Over the past year, Coca-Cola has experimented with bizarre, limited-time flavors and immersive online experiences. Now, it’s setting its sights on adding more varieties of cans, bottles and value packs to offer cash-strapped consumers more options — even if that ultimately means paying more for less.

Pepsi Supports Black-Owned Eateries With “Dig In Day" - Saturday, November 5th, Pepsi would like Americans across the country to support their local Black-owned restaurants.

Dr Pepper Releases Bourbon-Flavored Soda (That Doesn't Contain Any Alcohol) - The boozy flavor is meant to invoke tailgating cocktails.
Committee Profile
Water Quality and Treatment Technical Committee

The Water Quality and Treatment Technical Committee strives to promote continuous improvement of water processes for the beverage industry. We achieve this by:

  • Providing a forum for sharing ideas, experiences, and best practices
  • Reviewing unique processes, providing regulatory and microbiological updates and educational guidelines
  • Identifying innovative technologies that overcome current and future global challenges in water and wastewater management
  • Facilitating pertinent, expert guest speakers for the Annual Convention, adding important value to the entire meeting

Our committee/sub-committee members bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge to this forum and are focused on extending the state of art in water quality and treatment. Jointly our goal is to bring ISBT members up to date with new developments necessary to manage their production facilities safely and efficiently.
Water Quality and Treatment Technical Committee Chair Ronit Erlitzki, AdEdge Water Technologies/Chart Industries
ISBT Resource Guide
2021-2022 ISBT Resource Guide Online Now

The 2021-2022 Beverage Industry Resource Guide is designed to help facilitate connections and relationships between members. This year's print resource guide has grown considerably over the very first guide, which was published in 2020. We are excited to now feature more than 250 soft drink brands, 60 regional bottling companies, 20 consulting firms, and more than 350 supplier members segmented by business category!

Check out the full online edition of the Resource Guide by clicking the button below.