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Smalley Manufacturing Company

P.O. Box 22788 Knoxville, TN 37933-0788 United States

Smalley is the leader in custom conveyor distribution systems with over 80 years of experience in building conveying equipment. Our sales and engineering teams work with our customers to build custom conveying systems around their production and application needs. Our conveyors and conveying systems are built in the USA utilizing the latest manufacturing and technological processes. Each machine will add long term value to your production line by focusing on meeting your production, sanitation, safety, and maintenance needs.

Product & Package Handling

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Smalley Manufacturing supplies product and packaging handling systems including air conveyors for empty plastic bottles, bulk bag unloaders, bulk tote fillers, receiving hoppers, vibrating feeders, blending drums, mixing conveyors, and scale feed systems. Featured products include the GSLS (Gentle Spiral Letdown System), designed to fill totes efficiently while lowering the product gently into the bin. The system incorporates a steel holding bin mounted on a sturdy tubular construction platform.

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Types of Product & Package Handling

  • Air/Vacuum Transport
  • Dumpers & Bulk Unloading

Package Types:

  • Bulk/Industrial Drum Package Type Icon
  • Bulk/Industrial Heavy Duty Industrial Sack Package Type Icon
    Heavy Duty Industrial Sack
  • Bulk/Industrial IBCs/Tote Package Type Icon
  • Bulk/Industrial Keg or Cask Package Type Icon
    Keg or Cask
  • Bulk/Industrial Large Bag Package Type Icon
    Large Bag
  • Bulk/Industrial Lined Case Package Type Icon
    Lined Case

Food & Dry Ingredient Handling

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Smalley offers over 50 separate equipment models of conveyors and other ingredient handling equipment that have been accepted by the USDA Meat and Poultry. Processing conveyors from Smalley are designed for optimum durability, reliability and easy cleaning. The Smalley Storveyor® is the answer to uniform flow of product to packaging. Designed to provide surge protection for packaging by providing in-line storage of product between processing and packaging, Storveyor® systems handle off-line storage of product when the packaging machine is down, when production exceeds the limits of packaging, or when there is a time frame difference between processing and packaging.

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Types of Food & Dry Ingredient Handling

  • Dumping Stations
  • Processing Conveyors/Conveyance


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


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Smalley supplies a wide range of sanitary conveyor systems targeting the food processing industry, including vibratory conveyors, belt conveyors, bucket lifts, pack-off conveyors, spiral let downs and related systems. Smalley belt conveyors feature standard options including formed sheet metal frames, tubular frames, slider bed and troughed bed designs. Conveyor widths and lengths are available to suit any application requirements with unlimited configurations. Sanitary frame designs are available in stainless steel to offer the best in corrosion resistance for washdown applications.

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Types of Conveyors

  • Bucket Conveyors
  • Tabletop Conveyors
  • Vibratory Conveyor


  • Cases
  • Chain
  • Fabric
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Incline/decline
  • Mesh
  • Packages
  • Raw product
  • Steel
  • Vertical
  • Washdown (wet)