Real Screen Design Solutions For The Powder Coating Industry

Business Overview: The subject of this case study manufactures powder coatings for various applications and industries. Their coatings have earned a reputation for innovative, high-performance products and world-class service making them a leader in the marketplace. Today, this company serves the world’s top designers and manufacturers. The Challenge: This industry leading company developed a new […]

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Real Vinyl Powder Solutions For The Flooring Industry

Business Overview: A large flooring manufacturer in Southern Illinois processes many powders including limestone and vinyl to make laminate, vinyl sheet, vinyl tile and linoleum. The Challenge: As part of their process, vinyl powder is off-loaded from rail cars and transferred into large storage silos. From there, the extremely fine vinyl powder is fed pneumatically […]

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Real Sifting System Solutions For The Cocoa Industry

Business Overview: The subject of this case study is one of the largest cocoa processor and ingredient chocolate suppliers in North America. With strategically located manufacturing facilities in North America, the company provides comprehensive business solutions for domestic and international customers of all sizes in the confectionery, baking and dairy industries. The company’s core competencies […]

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Real Fine Grinding Solutions For The Pet Food Industry

Business Overview: One of the country’s largest producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded pet products and food products for the U.S. retail market, generating over $3 billion in net sales in their previous fiscal year. With a substantial portfolio of brands, their products are found in eight out of ten U.S. households. The […]

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Real Abrasion/Corrosion Solutions For The Charcoal Industry

Business Overview: A very large charcoal-producing manufacturer with locations nationwide is part of a mega-conglomerate with sales in the billions of dollars annually. The Challenge: This sizable charcoal manufacturer has been purchasing rotary airlock valves from Prater for more than a decade.As a valued partner, Prater has familiarized itself with the customer’s process so well […]

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Rotary Sifter Customization Solves Powder Coating Blemish Problem

Application: PPG manufactures powder coatings for various applications and industries. They have a new product line designed specifically for one new customer. Problem: Over-sized particles are getting mixed in with the final product instead of being screened out by the Rota-Sieve. These oversize particles are adversely affecting the finish and causing blemishes in the powder […]

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