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Validating Feeder System Performance

Posted 12:40 PM by
Hoosier Feeder Company understands the value of production time and the detriment down-time can cause.  That is why before your feeding system leaves our facility, we ask ourselves, “How can we make our system’s integration as seamless as possible?”.   That question is answered in the form of checklists and tests prior to shipment.  We cannot account for unknown circumstances once the feeder leaves our facility so we make sure that our system is rock solid so your effort can be directed elsewhere. In addition to the frequent checks and tests throughout the build process we systematically verify feeder... Read more →
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Hoosier’s Sam Tollett awarded Mike Rowe Scholarship

Posted 3:44 PM by
The mikeroweWORKS Foundation, led by The Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs Host Mike Rowe, strives to bridge the gap between skilled trades and young, hardworking individuals.  There seems to be a stigma attached to hands-on jobs, which may be fallout from the effort to educate America’s youth, however Mike Rowe and his foundation aim to correct this misunderstanding. One of the many efforts led by this organization is the Work Ethic Scholarship Program that, in 2017, hand selected 259 hard-working students in the entire United State to receive scholarships to help them learn more about the trades... Read more →
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New Hoosier Feeder Training Center Showroom and NDA-Shop

Posted 5:08 PM by
Since moving into our new facility in late 2016, Hoosier Feeder Company has been growing to embrace the additional space and the capabilities it affords.  An exciting project we are working towards is incorporating a Showroom and Training Center into our administrative building.  This new feature will allow us to have a designated space, away from the shop floor, to train customers on several styles of feeding systems and to demonstrate some of our more common styles of feeders. The addition of a showroom and training center is part of our initiative to elevate our customer’s experience by not... Read more →
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Why Should I Automate My Product Line?

Posted 12:48 PM by
Process automation strives to make your process continuous, reducing breaks in production and downtime for maintenance.  Here are seven reasons why you should automate your product line: 1. It allows you to reallocate human resources Process automation gives your company the ability to use their human resources to grow in many new ways.  For instance, a worker can use their understanding of the product/process sell or help grow the company’s professional network instead of physically assembling the product.  2. It can create a more efficient product line Automated processes are ultimately built on rules set by your company,... Read more →
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How to Define Parts Feeder Systems Effectiveness (Or Quality)

Posted 2:24 PM by
Hoosier Feeder Company understands what makes an excellent feeding system and has the experience to guide you through your purchase.  We offer our insight to ask the right questions and give you accurate answers so that you can feel confident in the feeding system we deliver to you. Does the system damage the parts being fed in any way?Scuffed, broken and/or bent parts are considered waste.  Your parts feeding system should manipulate parts gently, or in a way that does not hinder the function, fit, or finish of the part.  Does your system supply parts a rate necessary... Read more →
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3D Printing at Hoosier Feeder Company

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Additive manufacturing (3D printing)Additive manufacturing (3D printing) is quickly becoming a staple in all kinds of industries, and we found the parts feeding sector to be no different.  What we do here at Hoosier Feeder Company revolves around an individual part, which by itself gives us information on how we need to design a feeding system, how we approach quoting a job, and whether a vibratory or centrifugal feeder is a feasible option.  When a customer tasks us with building a feeder system, there are times when only drawings are available.  Whether part manufacturing or design is still in... Read more →
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Hoosier Feeder Company purchased the assets of Quality Systems

Posted 5:19 PM by
Hoosier Feeder Company is excited to announce the acquisition of Quality Systems, having recently completed the purchase of the Wilkinson, Indiana organization's assets.  Whether your are looking for a new feeding system or Quality Systems feeder parts and repairs, we welcome you as our customer. Here at Hoosier Feeder Company we relentlessly pursue building the absolute best vibratory and centrifugal feeder systems for our customers, in addition to offering first class support after the sale.If you have purchased equipment from Quality Systems, one way we can better serve you is by knowing the best means of contact for... Read more →
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Hoosier Feeder Company purchased the assets of Industrial Feeding Systems (IFS)

Posted 5:13 PM by
Hoosier Feeder Company is excited to let you know we have recently purchased the assets of Industrial Feeding Systems (IFS) based in Beech Grove, Indiana. These assets include all job files, machine detail prints, and spare part information for every system manufactured by Industrial Feeding Systems.Whether you need a new feeding system or IFS feeder parts and repairs, we welcome you as our customer. Here at Hoosier Feeder Company we relentlessly pursue building the absolute best vibratory and centrifugal feeder systems for our customers, in addition to offering first class support after the sale.If you have purchased equipment... Read more →
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2017 Pack Expo Packaging Trade Show & The Assembly Show

Posted 12:45 PM by
Hoosier Feeder Company will be exhibiting at the upcoming 2017 Pack Expo International and 2017 Assembly trade show. Please join us this fall to learn more about our industry leading centrifugal and vibratory feeder systems, and how we can help your organization improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your packaging, assembly and manufacturing processes. Visit our booths to learn more about recent innovations including:Vibratory Feeder Systems for manufacturing, automotive, consumer goods, food & beverage, pharma, and packaging industries.Revolutionary Modular Centrifugal Feeder which enhances ROI by allowing an individual parts feeder system to be changed over to accommodate different parts.... Read more →
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Interview with Will, a Hoosier Feeder Project Manager

Posted 3:30 PM by
A Brief Background on Will: Will is a Project Manager at Hoosier Feeder Company. He joined the team late February 2017. His job responsibilities include facilitating timely completion of feeder system builds, acting as liaison between the customer and shop - making sure stocked and order parts are available and that customer expectations are met, and he is tasked with using purchased company assets to HFC advantage such as implementing additive manufacturing (3D printing) to assist design processes.Our interview with Will: How is Hoosier Feeder treating you so far?Will: Very well, everyone I have talked to has taken the... Read more →
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