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Archive: May 2016




12 May 16

Dorner Announces Acquisition of Geppert-Band


Dorner Holding Corp., the parent company of Dorner Mfg. Corp., has announced the acquisition of Jülich, Germany-based Geppert-Band (http://www.geppert-band.de), a leading European manufacturer of belt and modular belt conveyors.

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06 May 16

Recirculating Conveyor for Small Parts - Video


 

In a recent application, a customer was looking to move small parts into a single file line so that a robot could pick the parts up one at a time and move them to the next machine.

The customer will manually dump the parts onto this recirculating conveyor, a system using two conveyors moving in opposite directions and a piece of guiding to direct parts towards an opening where they enter single file. A recirculating conveyor was used because it allows the product to accumulate while reducing back pressure and product damage and help prevent product jams.

 

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04 May 16

Dorner to Co-Host PMMI’s Annual Meeting Sept. 19-21


 

Dorner Mfg. is opening its doors to hundreds of processing and packaging professionals as co- host of PMMI’s Annual Meeting, Sept. 19-21.

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. PMMI, is a trade association comprised of more than 700 packaging-related member companies throughout North America.

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