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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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08 Jan 15

Launch into 2015 with New Conveyors from Dorner’s 3200 Series Belted Conveyor Platform

There’s no better way to kick off 2015 than to launch the two newest conveyors in the 3200 Series platform: the Flat Belt and Precision Move conveyors.

The release of the next generation 3200 Series Flat Belt and Precision Move Conveyor completes a product line merge that began in summer of 2014. In June, Dorner launched the first phase by releasing the 3200 Series Modular Belt Conveyor. The new 3200 Series product line includes Flat Belt, Modular Belt and Precision Move conveyors. The goal of the merge was to create one product platform (3200 Series) that brings added flexibility and functionality to industrial applications.

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06 Jan 15

New - 1100 Series Video

Dorner's 1100 Series miniature conveyor has the lowest profile in North America.  The conveyor is designed for small or lightweight part handling and it can easily fit inside machinery and equipment.  It is ideal for pharmaceutical, medical and life science applications.  

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22 Dec 14

USDA Recertifies Dorner’s AquaPruf® 7400 Ultimate Series Conveyor

The United States Department of Agriculture has recertified Dorner Manufacturing’s AquaPruf® 7400 Ultimate Series conveyor platform for meeting all the necessary hygiene requirements for the design of mechanical belt conveyors used in meat and poultry processing, as outlined in NSF/ANSI/3-A 114159-3-2010. 

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16 Dec 14

Dorner's 1100 Series - Not Just Small Conveyors

Did you know that Dorner’s 1100 Series aren’t just for small applications?  While the 1100 Series are ideal for small part applications, they are more than just small conveyors.

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12 Dec 14

Make Unique Belting Work for You

With produce that is harvested for processing, there is often dirt and other debris that goes along for the ride. Our customer for this conveyor hand picks their produce and places them into trays. They needed a way to separate the debris from the product as early in the process as possible.  

Recognizing that mud, dirt, straw, and stones could be picked with the produce, they needed a conveyor that would be easy to clean and maintain. 


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08 Dec 14

Control Product Flow and Routing with Dorner’s New 2200 SmartFlex® Pallet Systems


HARTLAND, Wis., (December 8, 2014) — Dorner Mfg. has introduced new pallet system components for use on its  2200 SmartFlex®flexible chain conveyor platform that provides accurate positioning and routing of parts for assembly, robotic and inspection applications.  The components, sold as completed assemblies or as kits, allow users to implement easy design changes to their conveyor systems, and offer versatile layout flexibility.

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08 Dec 14

Riley Samari is Recipient of the 2014 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship

HARTLAND, Wis., (December 8, 2014) — Riley Samari, a student at Alexandria Technical and Community College in Alexandria, Minnesota, is the recipient of the 2014 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship, funded by Dorner Mfg. Corp. 

This scholarship, awarded to a student enrolled in a two- or four-year program at any of PMMI’s partner schools, was established in honor of Richard Ryan, the former president and CEO of Dorner, who passed away suddenly in September 2012.  Ryan was a member of the PMMI Board of Directors and encouraged lifelong learning. His commitment to education inspired the creation of this memorial scholarship.

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05 Dec 14

Vertical Conveyor Solution for Sticky Product


There is no elevation too high or product too sticky for this custom conveyor elevator design.  The system was designed to move product up 12 feet to a fill machine.  This turnkey system begins with a vibratory feeder that spreads out a variety of gummies for even loading onto the conveyor elevator

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03 Dec 14

Bern McPheely, Member of Dorner’s Board of Directors, Inducted into the 2014 Packaging Hall of Fame


HARTLAND, Wis., (December 3, 2014) — Dorner Mfg. would like to congratulate Bern McPheely, a member of Dorner’s Board of Directors, on being inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2014.

McPheely began his career in 1975, working as a trade specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce. Two years later he joined Hartness International, an automation solutions provider, where he held a variety of executive-level positions for more than 30 years.

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