MIXING & BLENDING

GET CONSISTENTLY MIXED PRODUCTS – FROM SNACKS AND NUTS TO FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

The Mix-Blend System, its components and complementary conveyors give you consistently accurate mixed recipes by feeding multiple products together.
Raisins, nuts, and candy mixed into trail mix on a PFI Mix-Blend Conveyor System.

WHY MIX & BLEND?

PFI bulk handling, belt and vibratory equipment integrate to feed separate products together to create consistent recipes for snack mixes, trail mixes, mixed nuts, and fruits and vegetable blends.

CONTROL PRODUCT FLOW

Controls and variable speeds manage the flow from each stream to ensure the recipe stays consistent.

FLEXIBLE CONFIGURATIONS

Integrate a single machine or configure an entire system precisely to your layout and application.

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.

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.

HORIZONTAL MOTION

Horizontal motion is ideal for mixing and blending processes. It offers the gentlest product handling-eliminating breakage and seasoning or fine loss and maintaining blend integrity.

Learn more about PFI’s PURmotion horizontal motion conveyor.

Snack food mix on a PFI horizontal motion conveyor.
Food production factory platform built by PFI

FULL SYSTEM SUPPORT

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

COMMON FOOD INDUSTRIES

Whether your product is sticky, dusty, wrapped or not, our equipment efficiently feeds bulk products together on your processing line. We have decades of experience in the following food industries. Don’t see your category? Contact us for your custom configuration.

FIND THE RIGHT SANITARY BELT CONVEYING & HANDLING EQUIPMENT FOR YOU

PFI equipment has been proven in food processing for decades. Our machines are durable, sanitary and enable processors to improve efficiency, maintain product quality and safety, and grow their business. Choose from our full machine catalog below or contact us to configure a system or solution just for you.

EDF Feeder

Feed, screen, and lane product accurately with this versatile vibratory feeder. Use on its own or with a Hopper Feeder or Mix-Blend System.

Eleveyor

Elevate product to key equipment or platforms on this incline belt conveyor.

Hopper Feeder

Store and feed products with a combined hopper and vibratory feeder.

MAGNEflex

Get accurate flow control with this electromagnetic vibratory feeder.

Mix-Blend System

The Mix-Blend System, its components and complementary conveyors give you consistently accurate mixed recipes by feeding multiple products together.

PURmotion

Get gentle handling in an optimized sanitary design in this horizontal motion conveyor.

Storeveyor

Inline bulk storage and discharge with control to avoid line disruptions.

Troughveyor

Transfer loose products without spillage on this trough belt conveyor.

VIBRAflex II

Versatile vibratory conveyor for all value-added applications.

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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