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Elevator Provides Additional Product Storage for Accumulation System

See the system in action at the end of the post! When downstream equipment is non-operational, an accumulation system can provide storage space for product without needing to shut down the entire operation. And when dealing with food, it’s important to consider product freshness in your accumulation method. For a customer manufacturing pizzas, Dorner needed… Read more »


Dorner Joins Columbus McKinnon Family

Read previous announcement. We are pleased to announce that Dorner has officially joined the Columbus McKinnon family. Joining Columbus McKinnon strengthens our automation capabilities and expands our intelligent motion systems and platforms to a wider range of applications and markets. It also improves our ability to design custom-engineered solutions for a broader range of industries.… Read more »


Are You Neglecting Your Tails?

This month, stock up on replacement tail kits and get the belt at 55% off! Did you know that the tails of a conveyor account for only 8 to 20% of its overall price, but if they fail, that damage can be as high as 55% of the conveyor’s total value? The takeaway is –… Read more »


Join Team Dorner

  Interested in transforming your future? Dorner is growing and we’re looking for skilled individuals to join our team in Hartland, WI. We have a variety of positions available in manufacturing, engineering, HR and finance. See the available positions. Take a look at the video below to see why you should join Team Dorner.  … Read more »


A Wide Range of Small Conveyors

Dorner offers a wide range of small conveyors designed to move parts and product of all sizes, shapes and weights. Our small conveyors are available in belt widths as slim as 1¾ inches (44 millimeters), useful in conveying small product such as pharmaceutical drugs and perfume bottles, to larger widths up to the task of… Read more »


We’ll See You at Automate Forward

  We’re excited to be exhibiting with Automate again this year for their first virtual show, Automate Forward. This year’s Automate event will feature keynote presentations, executive roundtables and technology sessions. At Dorner, we’re taking advantage of the virtual format and hosting a webinar on our new ERT250 Conveyors. Dorner’s ERT250 Conveyors utilize Edge Roller… Read more »


Dorner Acquired by Columbus McKinnon

  We are happy to announce that Dorner has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Columbus McKinnon (CMCO); a global leader in intelligent motion solutions, products technologies and services for lifting, moving and positioning materials. Dorner will continue as an operating company within the Columbus McKinnon portfolio. Joining Columbus McKinnon strengthens Dorner’s automation… Read more »



Good Start to Production in 2021 for Dorner Europe

  Dorner Europe is starting the year strong with 2200 Series LPZ Conveyors. For an international food producer, Dorner in Germany has just built and delivered a number of conveyors – including the newly developed 2200 LPZ (Low Profile Z-Frame). All of the Dorner conveyors were built for a section of a production line where… Read more »


Build-to-Order Inclines/Declines Available on FlexMove® Helix Conveyors

  Dorner’s FlexMove Helix Conveyors are manufactured to meet customer’s needs with build to order inclines and declines, which provide tight spirals in a small footprint for greater flexibility in layout for applications such as accumulation, buffering, cooling product and more. Additionally, Helix CAD models are now available for download in Dorner’s D-Tools, Dorner’s online… Read more »


Can Dorner Design A Solution For Your Application?

Dorner’s Engineered Solutions Group (ESG) can create a custom conveyor or conveyor system for almost any customer need. Dorner has worked with companies in food processing, consumer goods packaging, medical product inspection, assembly of large appliances and everything in between. Conveyors can do so much beyond just move product from point A to point B.… Read more »


Center Top Guide Provides Lane Control on FlexMove Conveyor

  Dorner Asia recently worked with an automotive machine maker in Malaysia to integrate a conveyor with a robot for a pick and place system. The application required two lanes of pucks that would be running in a loop. Dorner was able to create two lanes on one conveyor using custom guiding including a center… Read more »


Find the Perfect Fit with Miniature Conveyors

  Are you looking for a conveyor to move small or lightweight product? Do you need a conveyor to designed for small spaces or to integrate into your machinery? Dorner’s 1100 Series Conveyor may be the perfect fit! The 1100 Series conveyor platform has a compact design featuring a 3/4″ frame height, making it one… Read more »


See Conveyors in Action with Dorner’s New Virtual Showcase

  Dorner brings the trade show experience to life! See how Dorner conveyors can work with your applications; registrants have chance to win prizes   As industry professionals are still unable to visit Dorner in person due to trade show cancellations, Dorner is bringing the trade show to them! Dorner is hosting its own virtual showcase… Read more »


Design Your Own Conveyor Online

  Dorner’s DTools: the industry leading tool for online conveyor design! DTools is the central location for all of Dorner’s conveyor applications including our CAD library, Product Selector and Configurator. The configurator tool allows you to custom build a conveyor in minutes. Take a look at the video below to see how DTools can be… Read more »


55 Years of Passion & Innovation

  Since 1966 Dorner has evolved from a small tool and die shop to the global conveyor manufacturer of today. Today, on our 55th anniversary, we invite you to take a look at where we started, where we are today and what our hopes are for the future.   Thank you to everyone who has… Read more »


Retractable Tail Provides Simple Walk-Through Access

  Space can be limited on the factory floor and equipment isn’t always easy to access. Conveyors and other machinery can be difficult or unsafe to pass by while they are running. And having to shut down your operation to access a certain area can lead to costly downtime. But conveyors don’t have to be… Read more »


55 Years and Still Going Strong

Dorner Celebrates its 55th Anniversary as an Industry Leader of Conveyor Systems After 55 years, Dorner is only getting stronger! Dorner this month is celebrating its 55th anniversary in business. From its humble beginnings as a little tool and die shop, Dorner has evolved through the years to become one of the most recognized global… Read more »


2020 Year in Review

  2020 was a year unlike any other; a year filled uncertainty and continuous adaption. The impact of the pandemic is unprecedented, and our thoughts continue to go out to all who have been or will be affected by the outbreak. But 2020 was also a year highlighted with people coming together. In each region… Read more »


Is an Alpine Conveyor Right for Your Application?

In most facilities, space is a premium, and conveyor location is often dependent on machinery and facility design. Dorner’s Alpine Conveyors are commonly used as an accumulation or elevating buffer zones between machines or as a process step for cooling or drying. They can also be used for line balancing or product changeover purposes. Alpines… Read more »


Tenth Year of Partnership Between CCC & Dorner

  For the tenth consecutive year, Dorner has partnered with the Christmas Clearing House of Waukesha County to support local families during the holidays. This year, Dorner was matched with 5 families and had the honor of helping to provide gifts for 16 children. In addition to the donation of presents by Dorner employees, the company held a holiday… Read more »


6 Ways to Use a Bottomless Conveyor

  Bottomless conveyors, also called side-gripping conveyors, provide a simple solution for accessing the underside of a product for a range of applications. These applications include inspection, printing, labeling and edge sealing. With bottomless conveyors, two conveyors—either preset or sold with an adjustable option for a variety of product sizes—are mounted on the edge. If… Read more »


FlexMove Helix Conveyors More Responsive for Customers

  Dorner has improved its FlexMove® Helix Conveyors with several new enhancements. The addition of D-Tools accessibility and shorter lead times make for a more responsive, user-friendly experience. FlexMove Helix Conveyors allow for tight turns and a small footprint. This provides facilities with greater flexibility in layout for applications such as accumulation, buffering, cooling product… Read more »


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