Over 275 processing and packaging professionals from throughout North America toured Dorner Mfg. last week as part of the conveyor company co-hosting PMMI’s Annual Meeting, Sept. 19-21, in Milwaukee.
Dorner, a 16-year member of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, landed the honor of co-hosting the event along with KHS USA, a filling and packaging company located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. [Read More...]
Dorner was one of three Paranet Member Companies featured on this year's Paranet Factory Crawl. On Thursday, September 8th, 56 Paranet Group members and a group of Paranet personnel visited Dorner and two other companies - Dicten Maasch Plastics and Briggs & Stratton. Dorner was the second company the group visited during the day-long tour event. [Read More...]
Dorner’s newly redesigned 2200 Series Modular Belt Conveyor features additional belt options, a sleek open frame design, and a universal T-slot and is ideal for applications within the metalworking, packaging, assembling and general manufacturing industries.
The product redesign includes a number of improvements. For starters, its ladder-style, open frame design replaces traditional perforated bedplates that allows better airflow through the frame for cooling and water and chemical drainage applications. [Read More...]
Deciding whether to design or buy a new conveyor can be complex. There are many differences between the two approaches and each offer unique benefits. Explore the four core elements production managers need to evaluate before purchasing their next conveyor: production capacity, core strengths, repeatability, and hidden expenses. [Read More...]
Know What You’re Getting Before You Buy
By John Kuhnz
Vice President, Engineered Solutions Group, Dorner Mfg.
There are many factors that drive food processors to upgrade their conveyor systems to a more sanitary platform. Leading the charge is
the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which takes a more proactive approach toward food safety by adding safeguards to try and prevent contamination or problems from occurring within the nation’s food supply in the first place. Besides the FSMA, companies cannot afford to have a contamination outbreak traced back to poor sanitary designs in their equipment. The risks to their reputation and to their customers’ well-being are too great.
Jon Schadeberg has been appointed a Territory Manager covering the states of Georgia and Florida for Dorner Mfg. Corp. In this newly created sales position with Dorner, Schadeberg will be working with sales channel partners and key accounts to grow the company’s industrial and sanitary conveyor business. [Read More...]
Manufacturing lines aren’t always on a single level. For this paper company, the product accumulator was 20 feet above the paper cutter on the ground level. To transport the paper rolls between machines, Dorner created an elevator to move the product vertically. [Read More...]
Dorner recently worked with a customer who needed to take a case and flip it 180° within a short distance. The case was slightly bulky at about 1’ x 1’ x 10”. While there are many different ways to rotate cases, the customer wanted a way to positively control the product as it rotated. [Read More...]
Maria Guadalupe Sandoval
has been appointed Regional Manager covering Southern Mexico for Dorner Mfg. Corp
. This is the second new Mexico-focused position created by Dorner in the past few months with the goal of establishing brand recognition and growing sales throughout the country. [Read More...]
Malaysia-based FlexMove, a Dorner Holding Corp. company, and manufacture of flexible chain conveyor systems for food, beverage, automotive, electronic, automation and other industries has launched a new website.
FlexMove’s new website at www.flexmove.com, brings a responsive design, easy navigation, updated product pages and other tools to guide users quickly to the information they’re looking for. [Read More...]