Tag: Industrial Conveyors

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President Obama mentions Master Lock in State of the Union – Dorner provides conveyor solutions

At Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama spoke about job creation, and specifically mentioned Milwaukee-based Master Lock and its efforts to bring jobs back to the United States. “Insourcing” is the phrase coined by The White House to illustrate this process of moving jobs back to the country. Master Lock reports it has moved about 100 jobs… Read more »

Horseshoe Casino Commercial Features Dorner Conveyor

A recent TV ad for the Horseshoe Casino near Chicago, IL, shows the production of their red Horseshoe dice. The video starts off with a row of dice traveling on a sequence of conveyors towards a manual inspector. The inspector then places the dice onto a Dorner 2200 Series conveyor, which is interfacing with a robotic machine that gives the… Read more »

Dorner Application Story – Automated Assembly

-Problem Many manufacturing companies are working toward automating their functions, but Rexam Sussex Plastics is successfully using a mix of robotics, conveyors and their own ingenuity to make it happen now. The 21-year old injection molding firm in Sussex, Wisconsin, operates ‘round the clock, five days a week and employs 350 people in its 107,000… Read more »

Dorner Application Story – Counting Packaging

-Problem A CD and DVD manufacturer needed to improve the inefficiencies created by excessive manual handling on a packaging line. Downtime and low productivity were unacceptable. The application required the counting and separation of CD sleeves into groups of 25 pieces. Operators were doing this manually and needed to be freed up to manage the… Read more »

Dorner Application Story – Accumulation Transfers

-Problem In this CD and DVD duplication facility, spindles of product manufactured in a clean room are carried out to a packaging area. The application required: Smooth and controlled accumulation Reliable 90° transfer A clean-room conveyor with minimal particle generation Tight packaging to fit close to a wall and not obstruct space Unattended operation at… Read more »

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