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. [Read More...]
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.
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. [Read More...]
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. [Read More...]
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 [Read More...]
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. [Read More...]
Dorner was featured in an article in the October Issue of Packaging World which highlighted Ferrara Candy Co., Inc. Ferrara was able to achieve greater manufacturing efficiencies by reorganizing certain operations.
Part of this reorganization involved the use of Dorner Conveyors that move pouched candy. Wendall Davis, Project Manager/Packaging Engineer for Ferrera, says of Dorner, "Dorner makes the best conveyors ever. And I get parts, service, anything I need in 24 hours or less. And then there’s the reliability they bring. Look at these conveyors. [Read More...]
We had a great time at Pack Expo in Chicago this year! Thank you to everyone who was able to stop by our booth. We hope you enjoyed seeing our conveyors in action, including our new AquaGard® 7100 Series and SmartPace™ Dynamic Pacing Conveyor. [Read More...]
On Tuesday, we processed and shipped out over 100 lbs of candy and hygiene items for the troop as part of Operation Gratitude. Dorner works with Hillcrest Elementary school to coordinate the effort.
Last year and this year the students of Hillcrest Elementary School and the PTO trick-or-treat for the troops. They collect and donate candy and regular everyday hygiene items for the troops. The effort over the last two years resulted in excess of 300 pounds of items shipped. [Read More...]
Order is great. Disorder – not so much … especially on a conveyor belt. So when products become a bit chaotic, the new SmartPace™ conveyor from Dorner Mfg. will get them back in line. [Read More...]