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Dorner Application Story – Counting Packaging

-Problem A CD and DVD manufacturer needed to improve the inefficiencies created by excessive manual handling on a packaging line. Downtime and low productivity were unacceptable. The application required the counting and separation of CD sleeves into groups of 25 pieces. Operators were doing this manually and needed to be freed up to manage the… Read more »

Dorner Application Story – Ergonomic Transfers

-Problem As the number of cellular phones has skyrocketed in recent years, the need to repair these units has increased as well. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLP of Dallas, Texas has provided more CDMA handsets than any other manufacturer in the U.S. That’s why their 50,000 square-foot Customer Care Center for repairing and refurbishing those phones… Read more »

Integrator – Packaging Food

– Problem Sometimes you can do the job in-house, but other times, it’s smarter to work with others. That’s what Kliklok-Woodman Packaging Solutions discovered. For more than 50 years, Kliklok-Woodman, of Decatur, Georgia has built forming, filling, cartoning and packaging equipment for the bakery and frozen food industry. Sometimes they design and manufacture tabletop chain… Read more »

Dorner Application Story – Confectionery Maintenance

-Problem Belt problems on the conveyors at Gertrude Hawk Chocolates were turning a sweet job into a bitter experience. The belts weren’t staying on track, resulting in fraying along the edges. Workers would take off the belts, trim the frayed edges, and try again. After a few cycles of this, the belts would have to be replaced. It… Read more »

Dorner Application Story – Packaging Solution

Boosting production by 25 percent while enhancing worker comfort and plant flexibility represented a formidable challenge for the nation’s largest faucet manufacturer. At the Specialty Division of Moen Inc.’s 250,000 sq. ft. plant in Wheeling, IL. Productivity, flexibility, and ergonomics have been effectively addressed with a simple conveyor innovation. -Solution Seventeen Adjustable Angle Extruded Alloy… Read more »

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