From FT-IR to FT-NIR: new technology drives a new future for dairy

Moving from Benchtop to Inline is the latest trend in the dairy industry and we want to help you understand the value, both from a quality and profit standpoint.

The ever-changing dairy industry requires new technologies and solutions to remain profitable. With the move to mega dairies, optimisation is required for processors to stay competitive. 

During this on-demand webinar, we will discuss Bruker’s portfolio, the difference in technology from FT-IR vs. FT-NIR and how it works.  We explored applications from raw milk to finished products and where they may fit into your process. Bruker has the right solution to maximise profits and minimise process variation in your facility. 

Learning objectives:

  • Learn about new trends in the dairy processing industry to save you time and money
  • Learn about a variety of applications to enhance your production and analysis
  • Discuss these applications from raw milk to finished product to keep you competitive
  • Listen to industry experts about how to minimise process variation and maximise profits – bring your questions!


Shannon Conrad

Feed Business Development and SE Regional Sales Manager offering FT-NIR solutions into Agriculture, Bruker Optics

Shannon Conrad is the North American Business Development and Key Account manager offering FT-NIR solutions into Agriculture for Bruker Optics.  She graduated in 1997 with BS in Animal Science from University of Georgia and has been working in animal nutrition for the past 25 years.  She worked for Purina Mills/Land O’Lakes in manufacturing & operations for 10 years and has been in sales for the last 15, including owning her own Purina Dealership.  Her multi-divisional background and experience in Agriculture drives her passion for helping customers solve opportunities and finding new, valuable solutions for the agricultural markets.  

Cassandre Juzaitis-Boelter

Applications Specialist, Bruker Optics

Dr. Juzaitis-Boelter earned both her Ph.D. in Poultry Science and her B.S.A. in Avian Biology from the University of Georgia. Academically trained as a monogastric nutritionist, Dr. Juzaitis-Boelter focuses upon FT-NIR solutions for Food and Agricultural systems and actively works to enhance the measures of quality control for raw materials and finished products in the FAS market through calibration maintenance and development.

Fernando Jose Munoz

Fernando Jose Munoz

Research Scientist

After completing a four-year contract with the United States Air Force as a medical scientist, I joined the Daisy Brand Research and Development Department in 2006 as a Research Scientist responsible for developing wet and analytical chemistry testing. Early in 2023, I transitioned from the R&D Department to the Quality Assurance Department responsible for overseeing all of Daisy Brand’s plant laboratory analytical instrumentation and improving testing laboratory efficiency.