Prater’s Coronavirus Policies

A quick message from Prater Industries: To all our extended Prater Family – We wanted to send a quick message to let you know that the health and safety of our employees, customers, suppliers and partners is at the center of our concern during these unchartered times. With that said, we would like you to […]

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Prater Solves Customer’s Bulk Processing Regrind Problem

Prater Industries recently announced a new, design enhancement to their line of Lump Breakers that resulted in increased productivity for a bulk-processing regrind operation. A manufacturer of industrial detergent was looking for a solution to improve the regrind operation of their off-spec product. The production of their detergent involved the compression of powder into large, […]

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Prater Announces New Director of Sales

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Prater Industries is very pleased to announce that, effective April 10, 2017, Joe Skrypek will begin his role as Prater’s Director of Sales. Joe has spent the past 25 years employed by quality manufacturers of ancillary and related equipment used in industries including Food, Nutraceutical, Chemical and Confectionery processing.  Most recently, […]

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Prater Welcomes Eric Schuh

New Prater Airlock Account Manager FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Prater Industries is very pleased to announce that Eric Schuh has accepted the position of Airlock Account Manager for Prater – effective February 1st, 2017. A little about Eric: Eric is a 2011 graduate of Northern Illinois University. Eric served in the United States Army for […]

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Prater Introduces Quick Clean Lump Breaker Design

Prater Lump Breaker On Rails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Prater Introduces Quick Clean Lump Breaker Design Prater has developed a Lump Breaker with a rail design adopted from its successful QTA-On-Rails Rotary Airlock platform. The Lump Breaker can now be cleaned safer, faster and more effectively than its predecessor and others like it in the field. This product has proven […]

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Prater Introduces New Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve

Prater Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Prater Introduces New Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve Prater’s new Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve is designed specifically for applications that require discharging into a pneumatic conveying line and are available in 8”, 10” and 12” sizes. Like all Prater Rotary Airlocks, the new design features an innovative, larger vane pocket design that […]

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Prater Announces Preventative Maintenance Program

Prater Industries is pleased to announce their new Preventative Maintenance and Service program for equipment customers. During regularly scheduled annual and semi-annual preventative maintenance visits, our factory trained technician will complete a detailed series of tests, inspections and required services. In addition to the above services, Prater offers our preventative maintenance customers a 10% discount […]

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Prater Announces PriceMatch™ Program

Prater Price Match Program

Prater Industries, Inc. has announced a new program called “PriceMatch™” which guarantees to match the lowest quoted competitive price on equivalent, designed & manufactured equipment. PriceMatch™ is a program successfully developed by our parent company – Industrial Magnetics, Inc. – many years ago and adapted for the benefit of Prater customers. Prater’s Vice President & […]

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Prater Rotary Airlock Valves Are NPFA-69 Compliant


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Prater Completes Testing To Become The Only Rotary Airlock Valves Commercially Available In North America Certified To Comply With NFPA-69 In February of 2015 Prater Rotary Airlock Valves were tested at by Fike® at their Fike® Remote Testing Facility according to guidance found in the NFPA-69 standards. Fike® concluded that Prater […]

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Industrial Magnetics, Inc. Acquires Prater

PRESS RELEASE Industrial Magnetics, Inc. Acquires Prater on Eve of Prater’s 90th Anniversary and Makes Changes to Prepare for the Future. Earlier in the summer, as Prater celebrated its 89th Memorial Day of providing its customers with particle processing solutions, employees got word that something new was on the horizon. It was announced that Industrial […]

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