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23 Mar 15

Conveyor Systems Optimization


Conveyor Optimization

It’s obvious that conveyor systems aren’t what they used to be. In fact, Dorner prides itself on the fact that conveyor systems today are better, faster, and smarter than they were in the past. While the original conveyor system was built to move a product from one location to another, today they go above and beyond that with various sorting, pacing, and magnetic technologies that make conveyor systems easier, safer, and more efficient....

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19 Mar 15

See our newest products at Automate 2015!


Automate Show

“Held once every two years, Automate is the largest solutions-based showcase of automation technologies in North America demonstrating the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions within the robotics industry.” – Automate Website

This year, Automate 2015 will be held from March 23-26 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  Dorner will be exhibiting for our first time in Booth #282.  We are bringing along some of our newest technologies for the automation industry and it’s your chance to get a first look!

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16 Mar 15

Supporting Multiple Technologies, Simple Pre-Configured Applications and Ready to Run, Dorner’s Motors and Controls Help Maximize Conveyor Applications


New 28-page engineering manual serves as a valuable how-to resource for motors and controls



 

HARTLAND, Wis., (March 16, 2015) —A conveyor system is only as good as the motor and controls that power it – which is why Dorner has revamped its Motors and Controls offering to support a variety of technologies to cover all applications.

Many industrial and sanitary conveyors require fixed speed, variable speed or indexing motor and controls product. The advantage Dorner brings to the industry is a complete solution (conveyor, motor and control) that’s ready to run right at the side of the conveyor or from a higher control source with limited set-up time. Dorner creates simple automation using a wide variety of options tailored specifically to the customer’s application, and those solutions come with a clean interface.  

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06 Mar 15

Change Orientation with a Pop-up Transfer


 

A 90 degree pop-up transfer uses multiple conveyors moving perpendicularly to each other to change a product's direction. The transfer shown above was built to handle multiple sizes of reams of paper. This space-saving design changes both the orientation and elevation of the product as it moves down the line. 

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26 Feb 15

The AquaGard 7100 Series is now available in DTools!


Dorner's AquaGard® 7100 Series Conveyor is now available to configure in DTools!  

New to the 7100 platform?  Here's what you need to know.

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09 Feb 15

Only one week left until PACK EXPO East!


The first ever PACK EXPO East starts in just one week!  PACK EXPO East brings everything you love about PACK EXPO to the East Coast.  

Stop by Dorner's Booth #401 from February 16-18, 2015 to learn more about our conveyors.

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03 Feb 15

Visit us at WestPack!


WestPack 2015 is only one week away!  WestPack, located at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, enables packaging professionals to source 3,000 suppliers of materials, machinery, components and contract services

Stop by and see us in Booth #5020 from February 10-12, 2015. We look forward to seeing you there!

Here are some of the technologies you will see in our booth:

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02 Feb 15

Fast Growing – Fast Packing…Dorner Helps Monterey Mushrooms Move and Package Thousands of Pounds Each Day


It should come as no surprise that a company with mushroom in its name knows just about everything there is to know about the little tasty fungus. And when it comes to growing them, Monterey Mushrooms has the process down to a science…an exact science that is.

Everyday, thousands of pounds of mushrooms are picked and packaged from Monterey Mushroom’s Loudon, Tennessee, facility, and playing a critical role in that process is a new sanitary conveyor system from Dorner Mfg. With the help of Dorner, Monterey Mushrooms is able to ship product daily throughout the southeastern part of the United States.

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30 Jan 15

Use a Conveyor to Spread Product, Maximize Quality - Video



 

In many applications involving cooling or heating, product spacing is key to uniform quality. And often, the equipment producing the product is narrower or wider than the cooling or heating equipment. This can create a dilemma. 

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09 Jan 15

Improving a Ready-to-Eat Assembly


Recently, one of our customers requested a versatile assembly conveyor for its popular ready-to-eat sandwich products.  To meet their needs, we used our industry leading sanitary conveyor and added accessories designed specifically for ready-to-eat food creation.

This conveyor has an engineered side rail system that allows for a variety of accessories that can be moved and placed along the etire conveyor frame.

 

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