Author: <span class="vcard">Laura Anderson</span>

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55 Years of Passion & Innovation

  Since 1966 Dorner has evolved from a small tool and die shop to the global conveyor manufacturer of today. Today, on our 55th anniversary, we invite you to take a look at where we started, where we are today and what our hopes are for the future.   Thank you to everyone who has… Read more »

Retractable Tail Provides Simple Walk-Through Access

  Space can be limited on the factory floor and equipment isn’t always easy to access. Conveyors and other machinery can be difficult or unsafe to pass by while they are running. And having to shut down your operation to access a certain area can lead to costly downtime. But conveyors don’t have to be… Read more »

55 Years and Still Going Strong

Dorner Celebrates its 55th Anniversary as an Industry Leader of Conveyor Systems After 55 years, Dorner is only getting stronger! Dorner this month is celebrating its 55th anniversary in business. From its humble beginnings as a little tool and die shop, Dorner has evolved through the years to become one of the most recognized global… Read more »

2020 Year in Review

  2020 was a year unlike any other; a year filled uncertainty and continuous adaption. The impact of the pandemic is unprecedented, and our thoughts continue to go out to all who have been or will be affected by the outbreak. But 2020 was also a year highlighted with people coming together. In each region… Read more »

Is an Alpine Conveyor Right for Your Application?

In most facilities, space is a premium, and conveyor location is often dependent on machinery and facility design. Dorner’s Alpine Conveyors are commonly used as an accumulation or elevating buffer zones between machines or as a process step for cooling or drying. They can also be used for line balancing or product changeover purposes. Alpines… Read more »

Tenth Year of Partnership Between CCC & Dorner

  For the tenth consecutive year, Dorner has partnered with the Christmas Clearing House of Waukesha County to support local families during the holidays. This year, Dorner was matched with 5 families and had the honor of helping to provide gifts for 16 children. In addition to the donation of presents by Dorner employees, the company held a holiday… Read more »

6 Ways to Use a Bottomless Conveyor

  Bottomless conveyors, also called side-gripping conveyors, provide a simple solution for accessing the underside of a product for a range of applications. These applications include inspection, printing, labeling and edge sealing. With bottomless conveyors, two conveyors—either preset or sold with an adjustable option for a variety of product sizes—are mounted on the edge. If… Read more »

FlexMove Helix Conveyors More Responsive for Customers

  Dorner has improved its FlexMove® Helix Conveyors with several new enhancements. The addition of D-Tools accessibility and shorter lead times make for a more responsive, user-friendly experience. FlexMove Helix Conveyors allow for tight turns and a small footprint. This provides facilities with greater flexibility in layout for applications such as accumulation, buffering, cooling product… Read more »

Dorner Introduces New FlexMove FX Series Conveyor

Dorner has taken its popular selling FlexMove flexible chain conveyor and added belt width and weight capacity to it for the Asian market. Dorner’s new FlexMove FX Series Conveyor, part of the FlexMove platform, features wider belt-width options and the ability to carry heavier loads, while maintaining all the attributes of a traditional FlexMove conveyor.… Read more »

Dorner Appoints Matthew Kelley as New Regional Sales Director

  Matthew Kelley has been appointed as Regional Sales Director for Dorner. In this newly created position, Kelley will lead a team of Dorner regional managers to grow the company’s industrial and sanitary conveyor business. Kelley brings more than 14 years of sales experience to Dorner. He was most recently a regional sales manager at… Read more »

Merging and Laning System for Sauce Packaging

  Often during the packaging process, product needs to be either merged or separated into separate lanes as it moves between equipment and to the end of the line. Companies come to Dorner to find a solution for these needs. Recently, Dorner worked with a company that needed to group sauce cups so that they… Read more »

5 Solutions to Improve Your Inspection and Testing Process

  Product inspection and testing is a key process in most manufacturing facilities to ensure quality product as well as product safety. The right inspection or testing conveyor will depend on your application needs. Whether you’re testing a product to make sure it works, inspecting food or pharmaceutical drugs for safety, or simply examining a… Read more »

How to Service Your AquaGard 7350 Belted Conveyor

  The AquaGard 7350 Series is Dorner’s go to conveyor for wipe down and low pressure wash-down sanitary applications. They have a rugged and durable design and are manufactured to food equipment standards. Features such as minimal horizontal surfaces, tip-up tails for easy cleaning and FDA approved materials and components ensures you’re getting a conveyor… Read more »

Dorner Europe Extends ISO 9001 Certification

Dorner Europe has completed its ISO audit and is pleased to announce its German location has been recertified to extend the ISO 9001 certification. Dorner Europe was originally certified on September 12, 2018. ISO 9001 is the latest quality management standard that helps businesses and organizations be more efficient and improve customer satisfaction. This standard… Read more »

How to Integrate Robotics & Conveyors Easily

  The integration between robotics and conveyors in recent years has brought a much higher level of automation to a variety of packaging applications. The two components work hand-in-hand to deliver a more streamlined, efficient operation with more accuracy and a strong return-on-investment. As we look beyond 2020, we feel this collaborative effort is only… Read more »

Build Your Own ERT250 Conveyor with Dorner’s DTools

  CAD models of Dorner’s new Edge Roller Technology (ERT®250) conveyor are now available in D-Tools, Dorner’s online conveyor configurator. Downloading CAD models on D-Tools gives product engineers, plant managers and others the ability to easily design an ERT250 conveyor to fit their exact application in a matter of minutes. D-Tools, which includes 2D and… Read more »

Visit Dorner at the ASSEMBLY Show

  The ASSEMBLY Show is going virtual! The ASSEMBLY Show is an annual event that showcases the latest assembly technology equipment and products and gives attendees the chance to learn from industry experts and connect with experienced professionals. Visit Dorner during the event, October 27-28, 2020 for the opportunity to connect with our industry professionals… Read more »

Dorner’s Custom Depositing and Reject Conveyor Systems

  Rejecting Conveyors Why is rejecting necessary? Rejecting is a necessary step in any production line to help increase the quality of a business’ output. Not all products are fit to be sold in a marketplace, with some estimates putting 2 percent of output as rejected parts. Products may be rejected by sight for reasons… Read more »

5 Important Facts About Dorner’s Recirculating Tables

See our recirculating tables in action at the end of the post! 1.  They enable product lines to keep pace with machine outputs. Along a manufacturing line, products may back up in different places, triggering slowdowns, backups and even causing the whole line to shut down. Recirculating conveyors can help prevent having to stop a… Read more »

Visit Dorner at RIA Robotics Week

  Looking for the new, exciting innovations in robotics and automation? Come see Dorner at RIA Robotics Week (registration is free!). Robotics Week will bring together experts from the leading robotics and automation companies for 4 days of valuable education sessions, keynotes and exhibits. Dorner is hosting multiple presentation and open discussion sessions during the… Read more »

Dorner 2200 Precision Move Pallet Systems

Dorner Latin America Now Building 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet Systems

  Dorner Latin America continues to grow their capacity by adding the 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet System Conveyor as its fourth major platform to be assembled at their facility in Guadalajara, Mexico. The 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet System Conveyor is designed to increase efficiency and reduce downtime in assembly automation processes for their… Read more »

Hold Back or Pace Products with the New Clamping Module

Dorner is now offering a Clamping Module on its FlexMove® conveyor system that gives users the ability to hold back or pace products for accumulating applications. The Clamping Module is ideal for totes, boxes, bottles and square, round and rectangular containers. As products pass through the Clamping Module, pre-programmed photo sensors trigger a pneumatic-clamping actuator… Read more »

Create Safe and Fast Walk-Through with Lift Gates

  Lift gate conveyors are a popular solution for creating safe and fast walk-through access to maximize usable space. Take a look at the video below to see some of our lift gate conveyors in action. Lift Gate Basics: Gearmotor acts as a counterweight to allow for easy gate opening Available on Dorner industrial and… Read more »

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