The Duravant family of operating companies serve the food processing, packaging and material handling segments.

Equipment


  • Marlen Opti 340

    Vacuum Stuffing, Pumping & Portioning

    Marlen OPTI series vacuum stuffing and pumping machines feature twin piston pumping systems with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. This series is available in multiple capacities ranging from 10,000 to 34,000 lbs. per hour production rates. Additionally, we offer a complete line of portioning equipment to satisfy almost any scenario....
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    Size Reduction

    Carruthers industry-leading size reduction equipment includes slicers, meat dicers, shredders, and jet knives. No machines on the market today can match their versatility or accuracy. These state-of-the-art, continuous flow, fresh or cooked product machines allow our customers to take control of their processing with less handling, improved hygiene, and reduced labor costs.
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    Filling

    Carruthers filling equipment uses innovative technology to solve hard-to-fill product problems. Our equipment is designed to fill non-liquid solids such as meat, poultry, seafood, rice, pasta, vegetables and more. Dry or marinated product can be processed accurately, and without damage. Products considered “hand fill only” can now be processed at a very high volume.
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  • cat3

    Batch Thermal Processing

    Marlen food processing equipment uses the most current technology and innovation to provide workable solutions for your cooking and chilling needs. Marlen batch thermal processing solutions include custom designed industrial smokehouses, food processing batch ovens and cookers as well as industrial dehydrators.
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  • MINI SPOV

    Continuous Thermal Processing

    Consistent yields, temperature, and product quality are critical to cooking and chilling processes. We offer a variety of flexible continuous thermal processing systems to cook, steam, roast, and bake -- innovative solutions focused on process optimization and food safety.
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  • Afobrander

    Searing, Roasting & Bar Marking

    Our Afoheat continuous thermal processing line consists of gas powered infrared and direct flame technologies for grilling, roasting, searing and bar marking meat and poultry, fish, vegetables and baked goods. We add value through our capabilities that enhance the appearance, aroma and taste of value-added food products with our broad set of continuous thermal technologies.
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    Smoking, Browning & Braising

    Our Afoheat continuous thermal processing offering consists of gas powered infrared and direct flame technologies for smoking, browning and braising meat and poultry, fish, vegetables and baked goods. We add value through our capabilities that enhance the appearance, aroma or taste of value-added food products with our broad set of continuous thermal technologies.
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  • Image_Unitherm_Mini IRPA

    Pre-package Pasteurization

    We offer a wide range of versatile, custom-built pasteurization solutions designed around your protocol and process flow. Whether you’re pasteurizing vertical form-fill-seal pouches or packaged deli products, our solutions are recognized by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and have been validated by third-party testing laboratories. With a broad portfolio of pasteurization solutions, our team...
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  • Medium Spiral Oven

    Post-package Pasteurization

    We offer a wide range of versatile, custom-built pasteurization solutions designed around your protocol and process flow. Whether you’re pasteurizing vertical form-fill-seal pouches or packaged deli products, our solutions are recognized by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and have been validated by third-party testing laboratories. With a broad portfolio of pasteurization solutions, our team...
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  • Image_Unitherm_Aquaflow Double Stack

    Sous Vide Solutions

    Our versatile, custom-built water cook and chill systems are designed to sous vide cook, blanch, pasteurize, and chill a wide range of production needs. Engineered with food safety, efficiency, and footprint in mind, our Unitherm Aquaflow water cooker is equipped with sufficient water volume, movement, and recirculation. With these three elements at its core, this...
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  • cruster

    Chilling & Freezing

    Consistent yields, temperature, and product quality are critical to your chilling and freezing process. We offer a variety of methods for a broad range of applications.
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  • Image_Deighton_Complete Fry Line (Micro)

    Breading & Frying

    Whether you’re looking for individual breading and frying machines or a complete turnkey solution, we have the breading and frying equipment to meet your needs. We offer four separate machines for predusting, battering, breading, and frying, which can be used as standalone systems or as a continuous, fully automatic line. Optional belt widths are available...
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  • Image_Deighton_Former D12000

    Forming

    In forming applications from chicken nuggets to cookies, consistent portioning is key to product quality. Our Unitherm forming equipment is flexible and precise enough to work across a number of food processing segments. Our Formers are currently used for many applications, including bakery, meat, snack foods, and ready meals. Whether you’re transitioning from a manual...
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    Food Handling & Plant Hygiene

    With over 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing a great variety of sanitary stainless steel products for handling and transferring in-process food product, Marlen is the choice for dependable and long-lasting plant logistics components. All of our solutions are custom engineered to safeguard yields and protect product integrity, and we offer complimentary design services...
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