September Regional Meet-Up

Thursday, September 19, 2024
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (ET)
The RBS Science & Innovation Center
Sinking Spring, PA

Join us Thursday, September 19th for our regional event, hosted by the ASB Young Professionals Committee, Reading Bakery Systems and AMF Bakery Systems.  Go behind the scenes at the RBS Science & Innovation Center to meet and greet industry colleagues and friends while enjoying refreshments, and snacks (of course!).

2:00PM – Welcome & Networking

2:30 – 3:30PM – Equipment Test Drive: Education, Demonstrations & Tours
See the latest technologies bakers use to automate their processes and improve efficiency.

Continuous Mixing/Hamburger Buns
Jim Warren, Vice President, Exact Mixing, will give a brief overview of continuous mixing for buns, complete with bun baking demonstration.  The demo will feature the Exact HDX continuous mixer and AMF Flex Extrusion Divider and Rounder. The buns will be baked in our rack ovens and ready for sampling.

Iris Cut Jam-Filled Cookie Bars
See filled cookie bars mixed and made using the AMF SNAX Sigma Mixer, the latest RBS WCX wirecut technology, and the energy-efficient RBS Emithermic Oven.  Don’t miss trying these tasty sweet treats!

Baking for a Better Tomorrow
The future of baking is here, with the new RBS Emithermic XE Oven (Replacement for DGF Ovens) and Electric Convection Oven Technology. Don’t miss the opportunity to see these ovens and learn how to create a more efficient and sustainable operation.

3:30 – 5:00PM – Refreshments & Networking


$15/ticket (members)
$25/ticket (non-members)

Who can attend:
Pass this invite to colleagues and friends, all are welcome!

Networking Information:
Your registration includes a self guided tour of The RBS Science & Innovation Center, cocktails, and lite hors d’oeuvres.

If you are not a member of ASB, please consider joining.  Membership information is available here, or by contacting

The Reading Bakery Systems Science & Innovation Center
7 Corporate Blvd.
Sinking Spring, PA  19608

Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel Information

ASB does not have hotel rooms contracted for this event.  Below are a few recommendations.  Rates and rooms are subject to availability.

Courtyard by Marriott

140 North Park Road, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Distance from the RBS Science & Innovation Center: 18 minute drive, 5.8 miles
Hotel Information & Reservations

Fairfield Inn & Suites

21 Meridian blvd., Wyomissing, PA 19610
Distance From The RBS Science & Innovation Center: 15 minute Drive; 5.3 miles
Hotel Information & Reservations

Homewood Suites by Hilton Reading

2801 Paper Mill Rd., Reading, PA 19610
Distance From The RBS Science & Innovation Center: 15 minutes drive; 5.5 miles
Hotel Information & Reservations

DoubleTree by Hilton Reading

700 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19601
Distance From The RBS Science & Innovation Center: 24 minutes drive; 9 miles
Hotel Information & Reservations
Airport Information

The closest airports to the Sinking Spring, PA are Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Harrisburg International Airport (MDT). Philadelphia International is approximately 90 minutes (77 miles) from the RBS Science and Innovation Center, and Harrisburg International is 60 minutes (55 miles) away from the event. 

Rental cars are available from PHL and MDT.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Not able to join us in Sinking Spring, PA?  Stay tuned for additional regional programming in a city near you!