PET FOOD

FLEXIBLE, GENTLE SOLUTIONS THAT ARE JUST AS SANITARY FOR MAN’S BEST FRIENDS

PFI conveyors and product handling equipment integrate your entire pet food processing line. Every system is custom configured to your exact application and layout.

Get sanitary and efficient conveyance solutions that are versatile for your entire pet food product mix and focused on product quality and safety.

Dry pet food on a PFI vibratory screening conveyor

BUILT FOR THE THINGS PET FOOD PROCESSORS CARE ABOUT

We have years of experience working with pet food processors large and small. Our conveying solutions are designed based on:

OPTIMAL PRODUCT INTEGRITY

Our equipment is designed for gentle handling to avoid degradation, clumps, and dust/fines loss, so you have the highest quality product possible.

FLEXIBLE CONFIGURATIONS

Every machine and system is custom configured for you. Many can convey a variety of products across a wide range of temperatures.

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 safety.

PET FOOD PRODUCTS

Our solutions convey and handle a variety of bulk and formed pet food. Don’t see your products? We’ll use our decades of expertise to find a solution for you.
  • Chews
  • Dry Kibble
  • Extruded/Pellets
  • Feed
  • Treats & Biscuits

CONNECT ALL OF YOUR KEY PROCESSES

We design and manufacture conveying and handling systems that integrate the key processes of your pet food line. We regularly partner with your other OEMs for mixing, extruding, drying, weighing, and packaging so you get the best line possible configured precisely to your layout and a seamless project from start to finish.

PET FOOD APPLICATIONS

Our sanitary conveying and handling equipment performs these key functions on your processing line, from end to end. See all of the applications our equipment performs.

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 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.

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
 Food production factory platform built by PFI

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 PET FOOD SANITARY CONVEYING & HANDLING EQUIPMENT FOR YOU

PFI equipment is proven in pet food processing. 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.

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.

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.

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 pet food sanitary conveying equipment specific to your application, layout, and processes.

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