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See and Understand – Time-Saving Video Tutorials from Dorner

  Explanatory videos are time-saving supplements to printed operating instructions. Dorner started early to develop step-by-step instructions as a special customer service. What has been scientifically proven has also proven true in practice. Moving images are memorized more quickly by customers and content is remembered longer. In addition, the video tutorials are ideally suited to… Read more »


See Our E-Commerce Conveyors in Action

  The E-Commerce market is fast-paced and continuously growing in demand.  At Dorner, we understand the importance of ensuring the safe, accurate, and on-time fulfilment of your parcels and packages. We can find the right conveyor for your application. From simple point A to point B movement to fully automated systems that are custom engineered… Read more »


Miniature Conveyors for Any Application

Miniature conveyors are conveyors built as small as they come. And despite their space-saving sizes, these conveyors aren’t short on features. Dorner’s mini conveyors are designed to move small parts and lightweight product safely and efficiently. Our miniature conveyor belt systems are perfect for transporting pharmaceutical drugs, surgical supplies, respiratory masks, syringes, stents, eyesight glasses… Read more »


Dorner Affirms its Pledge for Continuous Improvement by Receiving ISO 9001:2015 Recertification

Dorner’s Hartland, Wisconsin (USA) facility has received recertification for compliance with the internationally recognized ISO 9001:2015 standard. Dorner originally applied for and received the certification in 2018 and passed surveillance audits the last two years. With this renewal, Dorner’s quality management system remains certified through 2024. ISO 9001:2015 is the latest quality management standard that… Read more »


Dorner Quick Tips: Dorner Installation Videos

  Installing Your Dorner Conveyor System You just received your Dorner Conveyor and it’s time to install. Included with your conveyor system is an installation manual. The installation manual includes step by step instructions of set-up, installation and service tasks for your new conveyor. But, Dorner also offers an entire library of installation and service… Read more »


Citing its COVID-19 Efforts, Dorner Named 2020 Manufacturer of the Year by the Hartland Chamber of Commerce

  In recognition of its significant contribution to the greater Hartland area, and in particular its support for local and national businesses producing personal protective equipment (PPE) products in the fight against COVID-19, Dorner was the recipient of the 2020 Manufacturer of the Year award bestowed by the Hartland (Wisconsin) Chamber of Commerce. This award… Read more »


Making a Difference Together in the Fight Against COVID-19

If there’s one lesson learned in the fight against COVID-19, is that it takes a team effort to make a positive impact. Applying that teamwork mantra was the recent initiative between material handling solutions provider Mohler Material Handling, hydraulic-equipment supplier John Henry Foster, and Dorner in designing a new delivery system for a COVID-19 vaccine storage and… Read more »


Wider Widths Now Available on Dorner’s New 2200 XL Series Conveyor

The new 2200 XL Series conveyor has widths up to 914 mm wide for more robust applications. Dorner is expanding its 2200 Series Conveyor offering with a wider width version specifically designed for the European market. Dorner is an industry leader in the design, application, manufacturing and integration of precision industrial and sanitary conveyor systems.… Read more »


Conveyors Are Fulfilling Key Roles in E-Commerce Applications

When it comes to both conveyors and online orders, quick delivery is king. Nowhere is that more prevalent than over the last 12 months where the creation of the new pandemic lifestyle has altered the way people socialize, work and purchase their items. For many, the brick-and-mortar experience has given way to online shopping as… Read more »


Gain Added Flexibility with FlexMove Helical Plain Bend Conveyors

For those applications that require the ultimate in conveyor flexibility, but with a small footprint to save valuable floor space, Dorner’s FlexMove Helical Plain Bend Conveyors are the solution. FlexMove Helical Plain Bend Conveyors provide customers with unlimited configurations, including flat to flat; flat to incline or incline to flat; or incline to incline. These… Read more »


Elevator Provides Additional Product Storage for Accumulation System

See the system in action at the end of the post! When downstream equipment is non-operational, an accumulation system can provide storage space for product without needing to shut down the entire operation. And when dealing with food, it’s important to consider product freshness in your accumulation method. For a customer manufacturing pizzas, Dorner needed… Read more »


Dorner Joins Columbus McKinnon Family

Read previous announcement. We are pleased to announce that Dorner has officially joined the Columbus McKinnon family. Joining Columbus McKinnon strengthens our automation capabilities and expands our intelligent motion systems and platforms to a wider range of applications and markets. It also improves our ability to design custom-engineered solutions for a broader range of industries.… Read more »


Are You Neglecting Your Tails?

This month, stock up on replacement tail kits and get the belt at 55% off! Did you know that the tails of a conveyor account for only 8 to 20% of its overall price, but if they fail, that damage can be as high as 55% of the conveyor’s total value? The takeaway is –… Read more »


Join Team Dorner

  Interested in transforming your future? Dorner is growing and we’re looking for skilled individuals to join our team in Hartland, WI. We have a variety of positions available in manufacturing, engineering, HR and finance. See the available positions. Take a look at the video below to see why you should join Team Dorner.  … Read more »


A Wide Range of Small Conveyors

Dorner offers a wide range of small conveyors designed to move parts and product of all sizes, shapes and weights. Our small conveyors are available in belt widths as slim as 1¾ inches (44 millimeters), useful in conveying small product such as pharmaceutical drugs and perfume bottles, to larger widths up to the task of… Read more »


We’ll See You at Automate Forward

  We’re excited to be exhibiting with Automate again this year for their first virtual show, Automate Forward. This year’s Automate event will feature keynote presentations, executive roundtables and technology sessions. At Dorner, we’re taking advantage of the virtual format and hosting a webinar on our new ERT250 Conveyors. Dorner’s ERT250 Conveyors utilize Edge Roller… Read more »


Dorner Acquired by Columbus McKinnon

  We are happy to announce that Dorner has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Columbus McKinnon (CMCO); a global leader in intelligent motion solutions, products technologies and services for lifting, moving and positioning materials. Dorner will continue as an operating company within the Columbus McKinnon portfolio. Joining Columbus McKinnon strengthens Dorner’s automation… Read more »


Dorner Introduces New FlexMove FX Series Conveyor for the European Market

Dorner has taken its popular selling FlexMove flexible chain conveyor and added belt width and weight capacity to it for the European market. Dorner’s new FlexMove FX Series Conveyor, part of the FlexMove platform, features wider belt-width options and the ability to carry heavier loads, while maintaining all the attributes of a traditional FlexMove conveyor.… Read more »


Good Start to Production in 2021 for Dorner Europe

  Dorner Europe is starting the year strong with 2200 Series LPZ Conveyors. For an international food producer, Dorner in Germany has just built and delivered a number of conveyors – including the newly developed 2200 LPZ (Low Profile Z-Frame). All of the Dorner conveyors were built for a section of a production line where… Read more »


Build-to-Order Inclines/Declines Available on FlexMove® Helix Conveyors

  Dorner’s FlexMove Helix Conveyors are manufactured to meet customer’s needs with build to order inclines and declines, which provide tight spirals in a small footprint for greater flexibility in layout for applications such as accumulation, buffering, cooling product and more. Additionally, Helix CAD models are now available for download in Dorner’s D-Tools, Dorner’s online… Read more »


Can Dorner Design A Solution For Your Application?

Dorner’s Engineered Solutions Group (ESG) can create a custom conveyor or conveyor system for almost any customer need. Dorner has worked with companies in food processing, consumer goods packaging, medical product inspection, assembly of large appliances and everything in between. Conveyors can do so much beyond just move product from point A to point B.… Read more »


Center Top Guide Provides Lane Control on FlexMove Conveyor

  Dorner Asia recently worked with an automotive machine maker in Malaysia to integrate a conveyor with a robot for a pick and place system. The application required two lanes of pucks that would be running in a loop. Dorner was able to create two lanes on one conveyor using custom guiding including a center… Read more »


Find the Perfect Fit with Miniature Conveyors

  Are you looking for a conveyor to move small or lightweight product? Do you need a conveyor to designed for small spaces or to integrate into your machinery? Dorner’s 1100 Series Conveyor may be the perfect fit! The 1100 Series conveyor platform has a compact design featuring a 3/4″ frame height, making it one… Read more »


See Conveyors in Action with Dorner’s New Virtual Showcase

  Dorner brings the trade show experience to life! See how Dorner conveyors can work with your applications; registrants have chance to win prizes   As industry professionals are still unable to visit Dorner in person due to trade show cancellations, Dorner is bringing the trade show to them! Dorner is hosting its own virtual showcase… Read more »

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