frozen food

FLEXIBLE AND SANITARY SOLUTIONS THAT CONVEY YOUR FULL FROZEN PRODUCT MIX

PFI conveyors and product handling equipment integrate your entire frozen food processing line – from receiving and pre-treatment to packaging. Every system is custom configured to your applications and layout.

Get sanitary and efficient conveyance solutions that are versatile for your entire frozen food product mix, from fruit and vegetables to breakfast foods and snacks.

Sanitary belt on a PFI incline belt conveyor

BUILT FOR THE THINGS FROZEN FOOD PROCESSORS CARE ABOUT

Belt conveyors give food processors immediate value by being easily configured and integrated. Choose the application, specs, belt types, sanitary levels, and options.

OPTIMAL PRODUCT INTEGRITY

Our equipment is designed for efficient, gentle handling and maintaining blend integrity, so you have the highest quality frozen products possible.

FLEXIBLE CONFIGURATIONS

Every machine and system is custom configured for you. Many can convey a variety of products before and after the freezer.

INTEGRATION-READY

We collaborate with OEMs and engineering firms to seamlessly link your key machines and processes to optimize your application.

SANITARY DESIGN

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

FROZEN FOOD PRODUCTS

Our solutions convey and handle a variety of frozen ingredients and finished products. Don’t see your products? We’ll use our decades of expertise to find a solution for you.

  • BREAKFAST FOODS
  • FRENCH FRIES & POTATO
  • FRUIT & VEGETABLES
  • MEAT
  • MIXES
  • SNACKS
  • SPECIALTY

CONNECT ALL OF YOUR KEY PROCESSES

We design and manufacture conveying and handling systems that integrate the key processes of your frozen line. We regularly partner with your other OEMs for pre-treatment, freezing, and packaging so you get the best line possible configured precisely to your layout and a seamless project from start to finish.
Example frozen food processing production process using PFI conveying and bulk handling equipment.
Example frozen food processing production process using PFI conveying and bulk handling equipment.

FROZEN FOOD APPLICATIONS

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

Accumulating

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

Bulk Handling

Introduce or move bulk products 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.

Mixing & Blending

Keep mix integrity and accurate portioning with feeders, mix-blend systems, and horizontal motion conveyors.

Equipment Categories

Our core sanitary conveying and handling equipment falls into the following categories. Visit our full equipment listing for information on other systems.

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.

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.

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

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.

FIND THE RIGHT FROZEN FOOD SANITARY CONVEYING & HANDLING EQUIPMENT FOR YOU

PFI equipment has been proven in frozen 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.

Bucket Elevator

Time-trusted, high volume vertical conveying with OEM buckets.

Curveyor

Convey product around 30-180 degree turns with tight transfers to the next step.

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.

Floor Load Dumper

Efficient, high production handling for your bulk raw product containers.

Forklift Dumper

Efficient, high production handling for your bulk product containers.

Hopper Feeder

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

Horizontal Belt Conveyor

Connect your processing line with flat-bed conveyors built for your exact layout with a range of belt options.

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.

Retractor

Transfer, arrange, deposit and reject up to 150 cycles per minute.

Spreader

Spread or converge product between different width belts and processes.

Troughveyor

Transfer loose products without spillage on this trough belt conveyor.

VIBRAflex II

Versatile vibratory conveyor for all value-added applications.

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.

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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