ELEVATING

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PLANT FOOTPRINT BY ELEVATING YOUR LINE

Bucket elevators, incline belt conveyors, and lift systems allow you to increase capacity by elevating product to a platform or key process without adding to your plant footprint.
Sanitary incline conveyor belt from PFI

WHY ELEVATE?

PFI equipment elevates product throughout your processing line to equipment like mix/blend systems, scales and packaging or to a platform, and are built for:

SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED CAPACITY

Connect to a platformed or ceiling-mounted process to fully utilize your full plant and production capacity.

MINIMAL FOOTPRINT

Elevate up to 90 degrees and at least 28 feet high to fit in tight line spaces.

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 elevate 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 key 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.

Accumulating

Store product inline, then control flow down stream to optimize line efficiency with Storeveyors, Distribution Systems, and horizontal motion conveyors.

Bulk Handling

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

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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