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Transfer Metal Product with Magnetic Conveyors

There are multiple options when looking to transfer product between conveyors such as powered or roller transfers, but this recent application used a more unique option. This 2200 Series SmartFlex conveyor system features magnetic transfers both on and off the conveyor. The transfers were designed using 2200 Series magnetic conveyors that pick up the metal product off of an… Read more »

Happy Birthday D-Tools!

July 9th marked 5 year’s since Dorner’s D-Tools Conveyor Configurator launched. In those years, D-Tools has had 18,000 registered users and over 125,000 CAD downloads! D-Tools is a central location for you to access our conveyor productivity applications. The online tools are designed to help support your application needs for moving product with conveyors. It… Read more »

Sanitary LPZ for Bulk Product Handling

Dorner’s AquaGard 7360 Series Conveyors are part of Dorner’s line of sanitary conveyors suited for wipe down and low pressurized washdowns. With BISSC certification, these conveyors are often used for industries such as bakery & snack foods, but they are suited for any environment requiring wipe down conveyors. In this application, the AquaGard LPZ conveyor was used to… Read more »

Move Product Around Machinery with a Reverse LPZ Conveyor

A traditional LPZ conveyor is ideal for elevation changes in some facilities, but other times its footprint is too large for what the space allows. A recent customer faced this problem when they needed to move product between conveyors, but the area wouldn’t work for a regular Z-frame conveyor due to a machine being in… Read more »

Helical Conveyor Solution

Dorner’s 2200 Series SmartFlex line capabilities, such as the SmartFlex Twist, Alpine, and Helical are designed to give customers added flexibility. The SmartFlex Helix allows for elevation changes as part of the conveyor system, raising or lowering products in a small foot print. The foot print for the elevation section can be as small a 10’ x 10’ which is ideal… Read more »

Customer On-Site Training Session

Last week, Dorner was proud to co-host an on-site training session with our distributor, Avrex Canada for a key customer in the region. This event gave Dorner the opportunity to introduce new technology while reinforcing the use of standard products. The class focused on our Industrial Automation products. We were able to present to over 20 engineers… Read more »

Dorner Expands its International Reach with Acquisition of Mexico-Based Sautem

Dorner Holding Company, the parent company of Dorner Mfg. Corp., has announced the acquisition of Sautem, a leading designer and supplier of process automation equipment in Mexico. Dorner Mfg. Corp. is an industry leader in the design, application, manufacturing, and integration of precision industrial and sanitary conveyor systems. The addition of Sautem is the latest step in… Read more »

Flat Pouch Labeler

This video shows a conveyor created by Dorner’s Engineered Solutions Group for Southern California Packaging Equipment. It is a modified 2200 Series conveyor where the conveyor frame is wider than the belt. This allowed Southern California Packaging Equipment to mill slots through the frame on both sides to allow a pneumatic gate to raise and stop the product.

Dorner at Automate 2017

Last week, we exhibited our latest technologies for the automation industry at Automate 2017 in Chicago, IL. Thank you to everyone that was able to stop by our booth and see our conveyor systems. If you weren’t able to make it to the show, take a look at the video below to see what you… Read more »

Developing a parts plan that will keep your line moving

Conveyors are critical. They may not be the machinery slicing product or packaging the food, but when your conveying system goes down and takes your production line with it, the productivity and profits lost aren’t any less costly than if it had been your star piece of equipment. Conveyors don’t require as much time and… Read more »

Visit Dorner Holding Company at Interpack 2017

Dorner Mfg. Corp., FlexMove and Geppert Band will be exhibiting together at Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, Germany from May 4th to 10th. “Interpack is the essential event for the food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods sectors.” We will have two booths at the show this year showcasing both Sanitary and Industrial Products. Sanitary Booth –… Read more »

Dorner Showcases AquaPruf and AquaGard Sanitary Conveyor Platforms at ProFood Tech 2017, April 4-6 in Chicago

Dorner is exhibiting its AquaPruf® Ultimate, AquaPruf® VBT and AquaGard sanitary conveyors in Booth No. 1014 at ProFood Tech 2017, April 4-6 in Chicago’s McCormick Place (Lakeside Center). Dorner manufactures custom conveyor solutions to meet numerous manufacturing and packaging applications within the food industry. Featured at Dorner’s ProFood Tech booth is the stainless steel AquaPruf®… Read more »

Dorner Exhibits New 3200 Series with ARB™ Technology, SmartFlex® and Precision Move Pallet Conveyors at Automate 2017, April 3-6 in Chicago

Dorner is exhibiting its new 3200 Series Conveyor with ARB™ Technology, along with its SmartFlex® and Precision Move platforms, in Booth No. 1059 at Automate 2017, April 3-6 in Chicago’s McCormick Place. Dorner manufactures packaged and custom conveyor solutions to meet the industrial, packaging and sanitary conveyor automation needs for a variety of industries. Dorner’s SmartFlex Pallet System conveyor… Read more »

Added Flexibility for Dorner’s 2200 SmartFlex® Conveyor Platform with New 85 mm Width Option

Dorner’s flexible chain conveyor platform, SmartFlex®, is now available in an 85 mm width standard option. With this addition, SmartFlex Conveyors are now available in 4 standard widths: 65 mm (2.6”), 85 mm (3.3”), 105 mm (4.1”) and 150 mm (5.9”). Other sizes that can be specially ordered include: 45 mm (1.8”), 180 mm (7.1”) and 260 mm (10.2”). This new expanded… Read more »

Dorner Enters Partnership with EQT Mid Market

Dorner Holding Company, the parent company of Dorner Mfg. Corp., FlexMove, and Geppert-Band has announced a new partnership with the EQT Mid Market US fund (“EQT Mid Market”). Dorner Mfg. Corp. was founded by the Dorner brothers in 1966. What started as a small tool and die shop has evolved to become an industry leader… Read more »

Dorner Conveyors Precision Move Conveyors

2200 & 3200 Precision Move Conveyors Video

  Dorner’s 2200 and 3200 Precision Move Conveyors are ideal for assembly automation, product assembly, manufacturing and packaging processes that require accurate alignment of time and distance.   The 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyor features a reverse v-guide which provides positive belt tracking along the entire length of the conveyor. The positively driven belt ensures… Read more »

Dorner Appoints New Territory Manager

Mike Herrick has been appointed as Territory Manager for Dorner Mfg. Corp. covering Western Pennsylvania, Southern Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. In this newly created sales position with Dorner, Herrick will be working with sales channel partners and key accounts to grow the company’s industrial and sanitary conveyor business. Herrick began his career with Dorner… Read more »

Dorner Launches Next Generation 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyors

When applications call for precise movement of product, then Dorner’s newly redesigned 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyor is the answer. Dorner’s new 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyor is engineered for accurate movement of product at specific times, distances and intervals that are critical for components in the manufacturing and packaging processes of small- to medium-sized… Read more »

SmartFlex Wedge Elevator Video

  Dorner’s SmartFlex Wedge Elevators are designed to move products securely between the production floor and other elevations. The products are wedged between opposing conveyors lined vertically or horizontally. Wedge elevators are ideal for environments requiring compact footprints, transitions between travel orientations, de-pucking operations and creating passageways on the production floor. The wedge elevators rapid… Read more »

Dorner Showcases New 3200 Series with ARB™ Technology and AquaPruf VBT Conveyors at PACK EXPO East 2017, Feb. 27 – March 1 in Philadelphia

Dorner is exhibiting its new 3200 Series with ARB Technology conveyor, as well as its sanitary AquaPruf VBT platform, in booth No. 628 at PACK EXPO East 2017, Feb. 27 – March 1, in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. Dorner is a manufacturer of packaged and custom conveyor solutions, solving industrial, packaging and sanitary conveyor… Read more »

Dorner Solves Customer’s Wide Conveyor Application with Belted Conveyor Design

Dorner recently worked with a customer who required a 101” wide conveyor. The conveyor needed to accept three side-by-side stacks of light-weight product that were up to 30” wide apiece. The challenge was, Dorner’s widest standard offering is the 52” wide belt on the AquaGard 7360 platform. The application did not require stainless steel construction, so… Read more »

How to Achieve Overall Equipment Effectiveness

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a standard for measuring equipment productivity in the manufacturing industry through availability, performance, and quality. In mathematical terms, Availability x Performance x Quality = OEE. Though a basic formula, OEE can be used as the foundation of process analysis and help companies identify and eliminate overall losses and waste. It… Read more »

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