Grading & Sorting Equipment(15 companies)
Machines that sort raw food products (i.e., potato chips, carrots) by weight, size, shape, or other specifications; includes related food processing machinery such as aligners, orienters and scalping equipment. Also included here are machine vision and vision inspection systems that sort foods during or after a processing application.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Key Technology offers processing machinery designed and engineered to enhance the quality, safety, yield, and profitability of the products of its customers. Broad product line includes advanced processing and sorting systems that seamlessly integrate with other Key equipment for efficient operations, including optical inspection systems for capsules and tablets, digital camera/laser sorters for food processors, grape sorters, cooling, mixing, food pumping systems, rotary sizing and grading, small piece removers, potato halvers, air cleaners, and more.
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.
Marel supports the production of high quality, safe and affordable food by providing software, services, systems and solutions to the fish, meat and poultry processing industries. Wide range of food processing equipment includes the RevoBreader for homestyle coating applications; portion cutting systems and graders and batchers for poultry; high-volume mixing and grinding equipment; forming, frying and marinating systems for plant-based foods; and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VMek Sorting Technology
The Profile 3D can measure the length, width, thickness, and diameter of each part of food ingredient (i.e., grains, seeds, corn) with micrometer precision. System uses data provided by cameras and laser lighting to generate in real-time, three-dimensional model of each analyzed part. The recorded data can be tracked in real-time to define the criterion of seed selection, view on the equipment monitor, or export the analytical data for an even more accurate analysis.
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