Eriez® Offers a Broad Range of Equipment to Improve Material Handling Efficiency and Safeguard Product Purity

July 29, 2016 - "Press Releases"

Eriez® metal detectors, magnetic separators and vibratory feeders, screeners and conveyors are successfully incorporated throughout food processing and packaging plants--from the point ingredients enter a plant to the final shipping stage--to improve efficiency and provide unmatched product purity protection. Eriez experts are always available to help match the right equipment—at the right location—to assist food processors and packagers in handling their toughest contamination challenges, streamlining operations and increasing profitability.

Eriez provides the most extensive selection of magnetic separators for light industries, ranging from simple magnetic grates to powerful high-intensity magnetic filters for the ultimate in product purity. Magnetic separators are the first line of defense to remove unwanted steel in the process flow that can damage equipment or contaminate products.

Eriez’ magnetic equipment fits virtually any type of process, including gravity or free-flowing, belt or conveyor fed, pneumatic conveyors and liquid lines. Each type of magnetic separator is available in a range of strengths to meet customers’ specific application needs.

State-of-the- art and extremely sensitive Eriez metal detectors and separators safeguard against ferrous, nonferrous and stainless steel metal contaminants. Detectors are positioned at different locations throughout the process, from raw or bulk material through final package inspection, typically at critical control points identified by the customer.

Eriez manufactures a wide assortment of vibratory feeders, conveyors and screeners for the food processing and packaging industries. In addition to standard designs, the company will customize tray configurations to meet special requirements.

The Eriez team works closely with customers to implement the most effective solutions. Eriez maintains the industry’s largest magnetic, vibratory and inspection system test laboratory at its Technical Center in Erie, PA. More than 100 pieces of specialized test equipment are on hand. Customers’ samples are analyzed confidentially to determine the most economical and efficient ways to move and screen materials and detect contaminants. Feasibility and definitive studies are also conducted.

Food and packaging processors can also take advantage of free plant audits conducted by Eriez-trained representatives. After a thorough assessment of operations, inspectors provide recommendations to help customers solve their toughest metal contamination and material handling challenges. For details, call (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743).

To learn more about Eriez’ vast array of equipment for food processing and packaging, visit

Eriez is recognized as world authority in separation technologies. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, fluid filtration, flotation, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, food, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit or send email to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506

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