ACCUMULATING

GET OPTIMAL PRODUCTION AND A BALANCED FLOW

Distribution Systems, reversible horizontal motion conveyors, and Storeveyors allow you to improve production by temporarily gathering and storing product in-line to avoid surges, starvation, or other disruptions.
Potato chips on a PFI Distribution Conveyor System.

WHY ACCUMULATE?

PFI equipment accumulates product in your processing line for temporary storage or to standardize flow.

CONTROL PRODUCT FLOW

Buffer temporary stoppages or surges and standardize flow to one or many discharge points to avoid disruptions downstream.

FLEXIBLE CONFIGURATIONS

Accumulate throughout your line based on your application – from primary processing to packaging.

GENTLE PRODUCT HANDLING

All equipment is designed to avoid fine loss, breaks, and residue of a wide range of food products.

SANITARY DESIGN

We put sanitation at the forefront of our designs. Equipment is designed for maximum accessibility and ease of cleaning.

COMMON FOOD INDUSTRIES

Whether your product is sticky, dusty, wrapped or not, our equipment can gather it throughout your processing line. We have decades of experience in the following food industries. Don’t see your category? Contact us for your custom configuration.

Design, Testing + Installation

Each project is custom configured to a layout and application by engineers with years of experience. Run a full FAT of PFI and other equipment in our Algona, Iowa facility for peace of mind, then trust our skilled technicians to install it accurately and efficiently.

SANITARY DESIGN

We put sanitation at the forefront of our designs. Equipment is designed for maximum accessibility and ease of cleaning, in line with food processing equipment design standards.
  • From stainless steel construction to open frames to options to help easily access, clean, and validate.

COLLABORATIVE APPROACH

PFI collaborates with your engineering, operations, safety, and maintenance teams, as well as other OEMs, and engineering firms to ensure our conveying solutions fit and operate viably from the word go.

PFI employees building a belt conveyor
Food production factory platform built by PFI

FULL SYSTEM SUPPORT

Trust PFI to design and manufacture the complementary structures you need around your elevated processes. From stairs to platforms, we put the same craftmanship into integrating and supporting your entire line.

THE PFI DIFFERENCE

We care as much about your products and operation as you do. We work hard to ensure our conveying solutions fit and operate viably from the word go. And if there’s an issue, we’re committed to be there until it’s right.

OTHER APPLICATIONS

Our sanitary conveying and handling equipment perform these key functions on your processing line, from end to end.

Bulk Handling

Introduce or move bulk product to the line with bucket elevators, distribution systems, and dumpers.

General Conveying

Move product efficiently from step to step using belt, horizontal motion, and vibratory conveyors.

Merging & Sorting

Seamlessly separate or converge product accurately with belt and horizontal motion solutions.

Positioning

Align product accurately so it’s staged for the next step in your process using belt conveyors

REQUEST A CONFIGURATION

Ready to get started on your configuration? Contact us to customize our food-grade sanitary conveying equipment to your application, layout, and processes.

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