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Fully Automated Coffee Roasting Plant

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BY Edmund Sinnott | September 22, 2020 | Case Study , Coffee

A large North American roaster needed to build a new coffee roasting plant. Intake from Burlap Sacks String Catcher & Cleaning

MPE Announces Virtual Support

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BY Edmund Sinnott | September 11, 2020 | News , Process System Coffee Chain-Vey Culture Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Keeping complex equipment running is important, but not easy. So when travel or timelines don’t allow you to bring a technician on-site, you can bring in an MPE virtual technician instead. It is a fast, organized, and effective way to make your local team trained experts. With MPE’s Virtual Support, your personnel can interface live

MPE Automatic Bag Opening System

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BY MPE Chicago | September 1, 2020 | Case Study , Coffee

Adding an Automatic Bag Slitter in your coffee process system should be on your short list of necessary capital upgrades. Why so? MPE’s Automatic Bag Slitter is the coffee industry’s eminent automated solution to unload pallets of coffee safely and efficiently from burlap bags. MPE’s Automatic Bag Slitter is not the only bag slitter on

Petfood Forum Connect 2020

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BY Samantha Kestler | August 14, 2020 | Tradeshows , Process System Chain-Vey Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Petfood Forum Connect 2020 September 9-10 & 15-17, 2020 Click Here to Register

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Versatility of Chain-Vey in Nearly All Pet Food Production Processes

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BY MPE Chicago | August 3, 2020 | Case Study , Chain-Vey

Pet food production entails multiple intermediate steps to turn raw ingredients into kibble and treats. MPE’s familiarity with the pet food processing industry goes back over 60 years, when our roller mill equipment first entered pet food production facilities. In the late 2000s, MPE’s Chain-Vey tubular drag conveyors first appeared inside pet foot facilities for

Dust-tight Design and Environmental Control in Tubular Drag Conveyors

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BY MPE Chicago | June 30, 2020 | Article , , News , Chain-Vey

“Dust-tight Design,” “preserve freshness,” and many other selling points for tubular drag conveyors grace manufacturer websites and advertisements. These are in fact meaningful attributes to users of these enclosed conveyors. For a plant manager coming from an open or semi-open bucket elevator, moving to a fully enclosed design can be a leap forward in controlling

Understanding Bulk Solids Degradation: Breakage and Segregation Inside Conveyors

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BY MPE Chicago | May 13, 2020 | Article , Chain-Vey

Understanding how various conveyors impact your product during processing is a critical part of equipment selection. While there is no shortage of conveyance options for dry processing and bulk solids handling, making the right choice for your products is not always straight forward. One of the paramount questions is: What effect will each of these

Screw Conveyors vs. Chain-Vey

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BY MPE Chicago | April 20, 2020 | Case Study , Chain-Vey

It’s not all too uncommon when walking through grain processing areas of craft breweries to see an old PVC pipe covered in a patchwork of duct-tape and thin sheet metal. Awkwardly suspended between two pieces of equipment, the conveyor limps along leaking product from the most recent wear point, or weak patch, accumulating on the

Maximizing Space & Planning for Growth

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BY MPE Chicago | April 20, 2020 | Article , Chain-Vey

Whether designing a new brewhouse, expanding or optimizing current layouts, or moving into a new facility; conveyance plays a critical role in the overall efficiency of your operations. As the lifeline of your brewing operation, inefficient or unreliable transport of products anywhere throughout the brewing process can leave you at a standstill. This holds especially