Raw Material Preparation Equipment(27 companies)
Food industry equipment used for initial food preparation processes for products, particularly fruits and vegetables, such as washing, peeling, pitting, de-clustering, and destemming.
Allpax - ProMach, Performance Packaged
Allpax offers a variety of solutions and services for all food processing machinery and sterilization needs. Food processing systems include production retorts, fresh product cookers, substrate sterilizers, R&D retorts, retort room authorization products, retort accessories and automated batch retort systems, as well as software and hardware for tracking.
Bratney supplies premium seed and grain cleaning, sizing and sorting equipment through its partnership with Cimbria Processing Machinery. Cimbria’s machinery is engineered for complex applications, including separating materials by width, thickness, length, bulk, density, color, and shape, for raw product such as grain, corn, oil seeds, legumes and similar products.
Bühler supplies the food processing industry with a wide range of machines including baking equipment, brewing and distilling equipment, conching and conditioning machines, cooking and tempering equipment, cooling and buffering systems, cutting and separating machines, dehulling systems, dough extruders and shapers, drying equipment and filling and decorating systems.
Commercial Manufacturing supplies blending, and size grading equipment used in raw food processing and processed food manufacturing applications. Size grading equipment includes Vibra-Glide and Ajax shaker vibratory conveyors, featuring perforated screens to separate objects based on maximum dimension, while rod or bar screens separate based on minimum dimension. Other graders include the Rotary Reel Grader for in-shell walnuts and Roller grader for cracked walnuts. Mix-and-blend systems provide volumetric or weighed proportioning of ingredients into a blend or recipe.
Dixie Canner Company
Retorts and food processing equipment from Dixie Canner Co. are trusted by leading global brands for such applications as R&D and pilot programs, specialty product processing and package integrity testing. Retort machines include the Dixie RDWS-3SS retort for in-container sterilization, heat processing for food and pharmaceutical industries. Dixie Canner also supplies retort accessories and equipment such as pressure regulators, cast iron pipe line strainers, retort thermometers, pressure gauges and more. In addition to its retort equipment, Dixie supplies food processing equipment such as line exhausters, lye peeler-scalders, steam blancher-coolers for processing peaches, pears, potatoes and tomatoes.
Duravant's food processing machinery companies include Foodmate, Key Technology, Marlen, and WECO. Foodmate is a global leader in the design and manufacture of highly intelligent poultry processing equipment with a strong focus on intelligent cut-up and deboning equipment. Key Technology is a global leader in the design and manufacture of highly intelligent optical inspection systems including digital sorting systems, vibratory conveying systems and process and preparation systems. Marlen is a global manufacturer of food processing equipment for a variety of products including meat, poultry, pet food, fish, vegetables, fruit, bakery, confectioneries, snacks, and dairy goods. WECO makes electronic sorters for several industries including tomatoes, walnuts, blueberries, pecans and wine grapes
Foth Production Solutions LLC
Foth is a supplier of custom machinery for the food processing industry. Recent food processing projects have included: designing and building custom equipment for bakery sheeting operations; designing a crust handling system at a pie processing plant; upgrading cooking and chilling machinery for a meat processing plant; developing a slicing and stacking system for a bacon producer and more.
Frain Industries is a supplier of a broad range of food processing equipment including depositors, sheeters, slicers, rounders, and ovens for bakery applications; chocolate melters, enrobers, tempering machines and depositors for confectionary; cooling equipment; cutting, shredding and milling machinery; raw meat processing equipment; industrial mixers and pumps and much more.
GEA supplies complete lines and individual machines for processing dairy, beverage, ingredients, meat, poultry, seafood, pasta and bakery. From standard plant systems to customized solutions, all GEA food technology is designed to meet optimum hygiene and quality standards, while operating efficiently and sustainably. Vast range of food processing equipment ranges from industrial spiral ovens and heat pumps to slicing equipment and loaders and coating depositors.
Handtmann is an original equipment manufacturer of a wide range of food processing equipment. Handtmann's mixing, emulsifying, batch cooking, portioning, dividing, depositing/dosing, grinding, sheeting, forming and filling equipment is used by meat, bakery, dairy and pet food processors. Featured machines include the Handtmann high vacuum filler (HVF) series for salami, cooked sausage, ham and other meat processing. Designed for thorough evacuation with gentle product handling, the HVF series features Intelligent Vacuum Management® that monitors the hopper vacuum level to ensure that all product is produced at its precisely specified vacuum set point.
Heat and Control, Inc.
Food processing systems including fryers, dryers, roasters, ovens, product cooling systems, batter and breading machines, surface treatment machines, and specialty equipment for corn products and potato processing. Heat and Control machines are designed to deliver years of production efficiency, reliability, and quality for food processors.
Ivarson's butter, margarine and cheese production equipment includes cheese block cutters, pumps, butter extruders, continuous butter churns and complete bulk packaging lines for solid and semi-liquid products, as well as fat blending, mixing and extruding machines, wax and cheese moulds, and specialized equipment for food processing transport applications as well as margarine, shortening, and edible oil processing equipment. Featured machines include the Ivarson 640 Cutter, designed specifically for feeding today’s high output cheese cutting, slicing and shred lines with simplicity and sanitation in mind. In addition to its original Ivarson machinery product line, the company also represents ALPMA, Benhil, Bock & Sohn, Paramelt, Rothenburg, and WAL equipment.
JBT Corporation-FoodTech Division
JBT Corp. supplies food processing equipment for applications across a wide spectrum of the industry, from bread and pasta and baby food, to dairy, poultry, meat, ready meals and snack applications through its family of 24 brands, which in addition to JBT, includes Avure, C.A.T., Frigoscandia and Stein. Food processing equipment includes HPP systems, choppers, blenders, scrubbers, cutters, sorting systems, cutters, emulsifiers, food coating equipment, processing conveyors, freezer chillers and other refrigeration systems, fryers ovens and steamers, slicing machines, tenderizers, poultry processing and much more.
Latini-Hohberger Dhimantec, Inc.
Latini-Hohberger Dhimantec is a manufacturer and supplier of a broad range of processing equipment used in the confectionery industry. Product line includes complete batching, cooking, forming, cooling and wrapping systems for hard candy, lollipops, bubble gum and chewing gum as well as traditional and fully automatic sugar or chocolate coating systems. Other processing equipment includes kneading and pulling machines, sheeters, chocolate decorators, conche refiners, sugar sanding machines, decorators, batch forming and sizing machines, striping extruders, continuous caramel stations, chocolate/wax melting tanks, cooling wheels, cooling plates and cooling tunnels.
Layton manufactures food processing equipment including graders and de-stemmers, as well as other machines. Layton/Welliver diameter roll size potato grader offers smooth, uninterrupted grading, operating at speeds up to 84,000 lb/hour. The Layton Hex tube feeder/spreader for raw potato handling removes water and fine material while efficiently feeding the full width and evening out the product flow to prevent surges. Layton’s frozen blueberry de-stemmer removes 99.9% of the stems from frozen blueberries.
Lyco Manufacturing Inc
Lyco Manufacturing Inc. manufactures a wide range of food processing equipment including blanchers, cookers, and coolers. In addition, Lyco supplies peeler/washer/scrubber equipment and specialized green bean processing equipment. Featured in Lyco’s food processing equipment line are the Clean-Flow® Blanchers, developed to address the need for faster sanitation cleanup time so that prepared meal operations could run many different products in a day; the Clean-Flow in Place System can clean over 98% by itself. Chill-Flow™ Pouch Coolers are used for cooling many different pouch sizes of sauces, pizza sauce, chowders, and soups. Coolers are designed to eliminate pouch/product damage, cool thoroughly and uniformly and improve the quality and shelf life of products.
Magnuson CCM Corporation
Magnuson CCM supplies vegetable, fruit, nut, and meat processing machinery. Machinery includes peelers, vegetable feeders and corn processing equipment. Three Magnuson Trough Belt Feeder models can be used in versatile applications for processing cucumbers, carrots, zucchini, squash, potatoes, okra, onions, celery, rhubarb, chives and more. WSP Scrubber/Peelers are designed for high-capacity vegetable processing applications. The Magnuson CCM Automatic Corn Cutter is a self-contained production machine, where units are flexible enough to fit existing cutting room with little to no modification of existing conveyors.
Middleby Food Processing Group
Middleby Food Processing provides a broad portfolio of proven bakery and protein processing solutions and advanced technologies. Complete, turnkey lines and integrated equipment for the highest level of food quality, product consistency, and reduced operating costs. Increase product yields, capacity, and throughput with reduced labor costs through automation.
Middleby Food Processing Group
Middleby Food Processing provides a broad portfolio of bakery and protein processing solutions and advanced technologies, with a specialty in equipment for processing/preparation, thermal processing, slicing, packaging and loading as well as industrial baking. Middleby Food Processing offers complete, turnkey lines and integrated equipment designed to achieve the highest level of food quality, product consistency, and reduced operating costs. Increase product yields, capacity, and throughput with reduced labor costs through automation.
Morrison Container Handling Solutions
Morrison Container Handling Solutions supplies can opening systems for food processing lines that help standardize the canning process while increasing return on investment for processors. Infeed timing screws allow customers to process cans at a high speed while reducing labor demands. These heavy-duty stainless-steel systems are wash-down friendly and provide complete processing functionality in a single operator station: feeding, washing, opening, dumping, rinsing and can crushing. Once the cans are fed through the screws and opened, they are processed through Morrison's fully equipped dump stations. Each dump station is configured to flow into the elevated can twist and chute, emptying the contents of the can. Once the can is inverted, the elevated twist chute vibrates to ensure all contents make it into the dump area which has a magnetic grate to collect excess metal shavings. Fixed nozzles wash out the cans before they enter the crusher.
North Star Engineered Products
North Star Engineered Products supplies complete processing systems for fresh cut vegetables as well as specialty cutting and peeling equipment and industrial centrifuges. Highlights from the NSEP line include the Maestro Wedger cutting system, a high output fruit and vegetable cutting system capable of cutting up to 100 pieces per minute. The Melonium Dicer cuts melon halves into perfect random chunks to give the final product that "hand cut" appearance. North Star also produces peelers for citrus, apples, watermelons and fruit.
PPM's wide range of food processing equipment includes FlavorWright, an all-in-one flavor seasoning and on-machine coating system for processed food applications. PPM’s range of fully automated, continuous oil fryers includes the patented Rotary Snack Fryer. In addition, PPM manufactures a variety of dry powder and liquid application systems for applying oils, powders, slurry mixtures or particulates inside tumbling drums.
Probat specializes in coffee processing equipment with drum, tangential and centrifugal roasters as well as industrial coffee grinding equipment. Featured coffee roasters include the PROBATONE 60, which uses specially developed shovel mechanisms to move the beans inside the drum. A surface burner heats up the roasting air before it is sucked through the back wall of the drum as well as guided around it, roasting the beans not only via convective but also conductive heat transfer. Numerous other models are available for industrial coffee roasting and grinding applications.
Provisur Technologies a wide range of commercial meat processing equipment designed to ensure more throughput, performance and increased value for our customers. Provisur supplies meat processing equipment including: defrosting; marinating, tendering and injecting; food grinders and mixers; separation equipment; food forming equipment; frying, cooking and smoking systems; meat sizing equipment; form pressers; slicing; freezing equipment; and Hoegger® brand continuous CookChill systems. Most of Provisur’s equipment can also be integrated into fully automated production lines.
Ross Industries, Inc.
Ross is known for its wide range of proven processing and packaging solutions, including its line of meat tenderizers, antimicrobial intervention systems, chilling and freezing equipment, formers and presses, slicers, macerators and related equipment. Ross Industries also distributes processing equipment from Marelec Food Technologies, Magurit, EBAKI (DIMAQ XXI S.L.) and Pujolàs.
Stainless Specialists Inc.
Stainless Specialists designs food processing machinery including augers, bakery equipment, cheese harps and cheese processing equipment, all designed to meet the most sophisticated technical requirements and demanding time schedules of its customers
Van Doren Sales Inc.
Van Doren Sales supplies a wide variety of fruit and vegetable processing equipment, specializing in apple, cherry, potato, and onion processing solutions. Product line ranges from bin handling systems and sorting and grading for apples to optical grading systems for onions.
Weber specializes in equipment for food processing operations that is designed to slice, insert and handle cheese, bacon, deli meats, dried sausage, and to-go snacks and meals (sandwiches, baguettes, pizzas, snack trays and more). Slicers, designed for weight accurate cutting and perfect portioning, can be sold separately or as part of an entire processing line that includes product preparation, slicer, robotic pick-and-place slice handling, thermoform packaging machine and package sorters for end-of-line operations.
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