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Marchant Schmidt, Inc.

24 W. Larsen Drive Fond du Lac, WI 54937 United States

Marchant Schmidt is a global leader in the manufacture of industrial food cutting solutions. For more than 55 years, we make the most robust equipment to maximize your return on investment. We are experts in cheese converting equipment and recognize that rate, yield and appearance all impact your bottom line. Marchant Schmidt is uniquely capable of implementing ultra-hygienic systems with an emphasis on process automation. Our industrial washing systems ensure your process is consistently clean, and our specialty food cutting machines are ideal for challenging cutting applications. We look beyond individual machines to optimize the flow of an entire production line.

Food & Dry Ingredient Handling

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Marchant Schmidt manufactures handling equipment for cheese and other food processing facilities, including processing conveyors. Designed for direct food contact, hygienic food grade conveyors are available in flexible belt, flighted belt, urethane belt, converging and diverging designs. Marchant Schmidt offers an extensive range of specialty conveyors for processing applications, such as vacuum conveying systems. Also available from Marchant Schmidt are cheese block stacker/palletizers, dumping equipment and industrial sanitary dust collectors (SDC) for food manufacturing facilities.

See the Food & Dry Ingredient Handling page on this company's website.

Types of Food & Dry Ingredient Handling

  • Dumping Stations
  • Dust Collection
  • Food Stackers/Destackers
  • Processing Conveyors/Conveyance


  • Dairy 3A
  • Dry process
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Washdown (wet)
  • Wet process

Food & Beverage Processing Equipment

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Marchant Schmidt specializes in cheese processing machinery, which is manufactured to ultra-hygienic levels, in most cases exceeding USDA-Dairy requirements. Cheese converting equipment is both clean by design and easy to clean ensuring that production is safe. The Marchant Schmidt product line includes an extensive range of cheese processing including shedding and grading equipment, cutters, cheese handling systems, liquid spray applicators, loaf and portion equipment, automatic cheese slice line equipment and more.

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Types of Food & Beverage Processing Equipment

  • Food & Beverage Accessories & Components
  • Mixing & Blending Equipment
  • Robotic Processing Equipment
  • Slicing, Dicing, Cutting & Shredding Equipment
  • Spray Dryers & Agglomerators


  • Dairy 3A
  • Washdown (wet)
  • Wet


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Specialists in cheese processing equipment, Marchant Schmidt also offers hygienic food grade conveyor systems that are continuously welded with special design provisions. When direct contact hygienic conveyors are not required but washdown is still important, Marchant Schmidt’s bolted construction conveyors can provide robust cleanable design. Marchant Schmidt also offers an extensive range of specialty conveyors with popular options include popup transfers, lane diverts and converger/divergers.

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Types of Conveyors

  • Bucket Conveyors
  • Flighted Conveyors
  • Roller Conveyors
  • Tabletop Conveyors


  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Incline/decline
  • Non-stick
  • Packages
  • Polymer
  • Raw product
  • Steel
  • Synthetic fabric

End-of-Arm Tooling

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Robotics used in direct food contact applications have special hygienic requirements. Marchant Schmidt specializes in ultra-hygienic designs, from conveyors to custom end-of-arm tooling used in robotic handling operations for cheese and other foods. Marchant Schmidt partners with Staubli Robotics to build end-of-arm tooling with stainless steel instead of aluminum and avoid catch points that could harbor bacteria. Even the routing of cables and hoses is critically important when designing ultra-hygienic end-of-armm tooling.

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Types of End-of-Arm Tooling

  • Mechanical End-of-Arm Tooling


  • 0-15 kg
  • 15-60 kg
  • 60-225 kg
  • Gentle handling
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Refrigerated
  • Washdown (wet)