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New Video: Mepaco Dumper Equipment Configurations

Mepaco offers a range of dumper configurations that are customized for specific applications in food manufacturing environments.

Column Dumper CD1000  The Column Dumper CD1000 is designed for buggies with a standard working capacity up to 600 lbs.

High Dumper HD3000 The HD3000 has a 3000 lb. capacity with a high discharge height specification.

Lift Dumper LD3000  The LD3000 Lift and Dump equipment provides the  highest discharge height of all Mepaco dumpers.

Pivot Dumper DP3000  The DP3000 (Pivot Dumper) is constructed from T304 Stainless Steel material and is a USDA approved design.

Dumper Equipment Options

  • Pallet Retention System
  • Liner Hold Down
  • Safety Guarding
  • Stainless Components
  • Elevated Load Height Configurations
  • Hydraulic Power-Pack (painted mild steel or stainless) cover
  • Alternative Shoot Designs
  • Custom Carriages


Why Choose Mepaco for Replacement Parts and Service

Here are the top three reasons why spare and replacement parts should be purchased from Mepaco, your equipment supplier.

  1. Quality and accuracy.  While spare parts can often be found from all types of online and catalog suppliers, will they be the quality parts needed to function properly in Mepaco equipment? Parts ordered from Mepaco are accurate to that specific piece of equipment that will provide optimal performance in your equipment.
  2. Support. Mepaco's parts and service department have years of industry and field experience to support your maintenance team for questions, training or service.
  3. Relationship. Parts managers have a relationship with Mepaco's parts and service department.   We can help to answer your questions and provide preventative maintenance parts and make recommendations on long lead time parts.  We work with our customers to meet their timelines and minimize downtime.

Download Mepaco's Field Service Flyer!

New White Paper: Comparing Agitator Solutions

Mepaco has recently published a new white paper, "Comparing Agitator Solutions for Food Processing Applications".  The paper, developed in collaboration with sales, engineering and applications teams, is a guide for agitation solutions in Cookers, Mixers, Blenders and Drop Tanks.

In the white paper, there are many details about the technology of agitators, highlighting: ribbon, paddle, combination and double agitator applications.

Download and learn more.

Controls Showcased at Process Expo


At the Process Expo, we had a chance to showcase our electrical controls capabilities on the PosiFlo Automatic Chub Loader. In the video, Jason Hicks demonstrates the HMI (Human Machine Interface) capabilities programmed into the pumping system.

In the demo, there are monitoring devices that measure and correct product level, pumping pressure, loading efficiencies and speeds. The monitoring devices talk to the controls program to adjust pumping speeds to meet the requirements of the equipment being fed by the PosiFlo. Downstream and upstream production is monitored through the program to allow for automatic operation and timing.  Another feature is the safety switches which will automatically flag and stop the system if the gates, or pump access are opened. For maintenance and safety, we also monitor the local motor disconnect positions.

On the PosiFlo, Allen Bradley products are featured. However, the components used in our Controls packages are flexible to customer requirements.

There is also an option for remote secured connection which allows for isolated/firewalled connection to Mepaco's equipment for remote support and assistance.

Controls and interfaces are available on all Mepaco equipment and systems.



A Tour of the New PosiFlo Automatic Chub Feeder


The PosiFLo is on display at the Process Expo. A new solution for loading chub machines, the PosiFlo is an automatic chub loader system that can be integrated with most types of chub forming machines.


In the video, Tom Hoffmann gives a tour of the features and many benefits of the equipment.  It was engineered with a pump design that improves product consistency and flow to chub forming equipment. With modifiable sizes and speeds available, the PosiFlo solves for increased chub forming production and efficiencies in maintenance and sanitation.


Download the PosiFlo Brochure.

How can custom modified equipment solve for process efficiencies? Ask Mepaco Experts

Are you planning on going to Process Expo? Click here to see our show page!

We are highlighting systems and showing you how smart system designs and modified-to-order equipment, customized to specific applications, solves for processing goals:

- Increased Yield Performance

- Optimal designs for maintenance and operation

- Increased sanitation efficiencies

- Vigilant food safety compliance

We are also showcasing our new PosiFlo Chub Feeder that is a 28 cubic foot auger/loader with leveling ribbon and horizontal pump. We will demo the HMI unit that is integrated with the system. Other show equipment includes an industrial cooker, a sanitary design conveyor and a sanitary ergonomic lift.

Our tenured Mepaco sales and engineering teams are driven and dedicated to solving production problems for industrial food processing customers. Our specialists have an average of 20 years of experience from application support to equipment fabrication that forms an effective team to provide performance solutions.

Check out our show page and Ask the Experts at Process Expo!

Meet the New Service Team

Our long time service expert, Greg Ebert, has retired. Greg served Mepaco for over 30 years in a technical support role. We wish Greg a very happy retirement and we thank him for sharing his expertise with our sales, service and engineering team.

Meet our new service tech team who are ready to service your equipment and troubleshooting needs, from left: Bob Dolan, Jacob Jongebloed, Mike Sutton, Ray Henry and Josh Schladweiler.

If you are in need of service, please call your sales representative or call Monica in Parts and Service at 920.356.7347 or 920-344-2085.

Process Expo Sept 19 - 22; Free Pass!

The Process Expo is the nation's largest trade show dedicated to bringing the latest technology and integrated solutions to all segments of the food and beverage processing industry.

Don't miss the networking benefits, demonstrations, educational sessions, new equipment and technology that is showcased at Process Expo.

Come visit the trade show on us! Here is your FREE PASS CODE 42589.

Mepaco, Booth #1637

Process Expo, September 19 - 22

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

New Click Book from Mepaco

A new "CLICK BOOK" brochure has been created to showcase Mepaco's animations and videos on equipment and systems for food processing.

This interactive brochure has links to various system demonstrations, brochures, blogs and videos.  Users simply click on the play button or information button specific to the piece of equipment or system.

Check out Mepaco's CLICK BOOK!

Mepaco provides a custom system approach to customer plant and processing requirements that include immediate and long term performance goals, as well as sanitation and safety requirements.

New Animation: Clean Sweep Surge Loader

Mepaco's Clean Sweep Surge Loader offers a solution that mechanically clears food product between batches on surge loading applications.

In the animation, paddles sweep the sides of the tub and continually push product into the feed screw.

The spin ridge keeps product from barreling, maintaining positive conveyance until the food product is completely unloaded.

This solution reduces food waste and eliminates the need for personnel to have to manually clear product.

The Clean Sweep Surge Loader has been engineered for prepared foods, ground or trim meat products. The design is modified to meet the requirements of the application. Some of the options include different agitator configurations, customized safety grating, load cells, pneumatic covers on the screw conveyor discharge and electropolished food contact surfaces.

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