Tag: Automation

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Dorner’s New Precision Move Offering Brings More Accurate Movement to Belt Conveyors

When precise product movement is critical in the manufacturing and packaging processes of many industrial applications, Precision Move from Dorner is the perfect solution. Precision Move offering is the latest advancements in timing belting and drive technology from Dorner for its 2200 and 3200 Series low profile belt conveyors. The offering is ideal for the assembly, manufacturing and packaging industries that… Read more »

With packaging conveyors, flexibility starts before installation

Pan Demetrakakes, editor at Food & Beverage Packaging,  recently published an interesting article on how “Speed, flexibility and energy savings are top considerations for conveyors of all types.” As there is still some lingering uncertainty in our current economy, the buying process for capital equipment, including belt conveyors, can take longer than it used to.  Perhaps companies are… Read more »

How Choosing the Right Equipment Impacts Your ROI

The July issue of Packaging World featured an interesting application story about how Willow Tree Poultry Farms, a frozen poultry packager in Attleboro, MA, cut operating costs by implementing Econocorp cartoning and casing equipment to their production line.  As the Willow Tree’s sales had continued to increase over the years, they searched for an automated solution, which would ultimately help… Read more »

Conveyor Solutions: Consistent Recirculation and Singulation

When it becomes necessary to design better conveyor solutions for products that are to accumulate in a specific area of a production line, a buffer can be very useful to help prevent shutting down the line or wasting product.  No facility manager wants products to resemble thousands of lemmings going over the precipice of destruction.… Read more »

Dorner Application Story – Automotive Accumulation

–Problem How could a little black rubber grommet cause such big problems? That was the situation at Stanadyne Automotive, in Washington, North Carolina. Stanadyne manufactures fuel filters for farm and construction equipment. These filters are rectangular canisters, 4” x 5” x 4”, and each has three 9/16” diameter butadiene rubber grommets on the bottom. Stanadyne was using a… Read more »

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