The Pie Pusher – Video

28 Jul

   For this application, the customer has two pies lines feeding into an oven.  The challenge is that both of the pies lines are 90 degrees to the oven, on opposite ends of each other and the pies are single file on the conveyors.  This product configuration would not maximize the oven’s 8’ width. Dorner’s… Read More »


Dorner Appoints Chris Elley As New Regional Sales Manager

7 Jul

Chris Elley has been appointed a Regional Sales Manager for Dorner Mfg. Corp. In this new position with Dorner, Elley will be working with sales channel partners and key accounts to grow the company’s industrial and sanitary conveyor business throughout the Mid-Central region of the United States, including Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, southern Illinois, and western… Read More »


Spread out Products – Video

3 Jul

This conveyor is designed as a continuous product spreader, engineered to separate pies.  As the pies move down the conveyor they are continuously spread out by an arm moving back and forth.  The pies need to be separated to provide increased product cooling and quality.  The device is able to accommodate three sizes of pie… Read More »


Dorner’s Next Generation 3200 Series Modular Belt Conveyor Brings Added Functionality to Industrial Applications

18 Jun

5200/5300 Series platforms merging with the 3200 Series gives customers enhanced functionality to better meet their material handling needs   HARTLAND, Wis., (June 18th, 2014) —Dorner is launching the next generation in the 3200 Series platform, giving customers more options and added flexibility to serve a greater range of markets, including industrial, packaging and assembly…. Read More »


Delivering Pizza to Food Packaging Machinery

3 Jun

  This 7400 Aquapruf features three conveyors attached to one frame.   The customer’s application requires two of these unique conveyor set-ups.  These were engineered to either spread product out or bring product closer together. Before getting to the first set of conveyors, the pizzas are spread out to maximize the topping process.  These conveyors… Read More »


Dorner Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

28 May

Mike Wilkins has been appointed a Regional Sales Manager for Dorner Mfg. Corp. In this new position with Dorner, Wilkins will be working with sales channel partners and key accounts to grow the company’s industrial and sanitary conveyor business throughout the upper Midwest region of the United States. Wilkins joins Dorner after a seven-year career… Read More »


Retractable Tail Conveyor

23 May

Dorner Conveyors can be engineered to fit your specific need.  One option to consider is a retractable tail, a feature where an end of the conveyor shortens or lengthens depending on where you want the product. Some common uses for a retracting tail include: 1. Evenly distributing product across another conveyor 2. Changing the product… Read More »


Minimize Production Downtime

15 May

Keeping your conveyors up and running is critical to your operation. A belt going down or spindle breaking can cause production to quickly stop, leading to costly downtime. Fortunately, those days will soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the new Parts Audit program from Dorner. The Parts Audit program is a value-added… Read More »


Dorner’s Matt Jones on Manufacturing Revival Radio

13 May

Earlier this month Matt Jones, Dorner’s Director of Sales, sat down with Manufacturing Revival Radio to discuss Dorner’s role in the material handling industry and what makes Dorner unique in the marketplace. Some of the topics discussed include: How an “Engineered Solutions Group” brings lean principles to bear on integrated conveyor solutions Solving some of… Read More »


90 Degree Product Rotator

7 Apr

When dealing with limited space, some applications require extremely flexible solutions.  In this instance, the facility needed to increase capacity by adding equipment.  The problem was that they did not have enough room for a traditional curve chain conveyor for the product takeaway.  Dorner solved the application issue by engineering a 90 degree product rotator…. Read More »