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

Pet Food Processing Equipment


Equipment that fits your needs


  • Beef, Pork & Poultry Sticks
  • Bones & Chews
  • Jerky Treats
  • Wet Pet Food
  • Carruthers AE Logger with 48-in Staging Conveyor

    AE Logger Meat Portioner

    Programmable one-dimensional meat portioner for deli meats, deli loafs or snack sticks. Specify lengths or numbers of lengths for portion control accuracy of 1/16", and automatically remove ends and clips.
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  • Double-zone Aquaflow Water Chiller

    Need to chill sous vide products, liquid eggs, or soup in a bag? Unitherm’s Double-Zone AquaFlow Water Chiller provides fast, efficient chilling for a variety of applications. With independent zones and times, this...
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  • Double-zone Aquaflow Water Pasteurizer

    Our Double-Zone AquaFlow Pasteurizer expands both the capacity and the flexibility of your product line. This machine allows you to pasteurize two times the deli products as our Mini AquaFlow. Alternatively, you could...
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  • Large Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Large Spiral Belt Pasteurizer allows expanding operations dependable equipment that can expand along with you and still offer the precise control and high quality you’re accustomed to. With real-time data tracking and...
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  • Large Spiral Chiller

    Our Large Spiral Chillers improve efficiency by reducing both chill time and evaporative yield losses. To maximize your productivity, pair our Large Spiral Chiller with our Large Spiral Oven. The two machines have...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - Large

    Large Spiral Oven

    With our Large Spiral Oven, you can achieve high-capacity production without sacrificing quality and efficiency. This model provides the throughput you need while maintaining consistency and quality. Marlen Spiral Ovens are engineered to...
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  • Medium Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Medium Spiral Pasteurizer is ideal for mid-sized processors looking to grow their business in the RTE product sector. This market is expanding as consumers seek more convenient options, and a Medium Spiral...
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  • Medium Spiral Chiller

    After cooking RTE products in our Medium Spiral Oven, the most efficient way to cool them is in our Medium Spiral Chiller. Pre-package chilling with our uniquely designed system ensures not only a...
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  • Marlen Medium Spiral Oven - Medium

    Medium Spiral Oven

    As a medium-sized processor, you know how important it is that your equipment is not too big, not too small, but just right. Our Medium Spiral Ovens give you all the cooking power...
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  • Micro Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Micro Spiral Belt Pasteurizer provides efficient and effective protection against pathogens to ensure the safety of your RTE products. Whether you’re pasteurizing ready meals in trays, cooking rice in a bag, or...
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  • Micro Spiral Chiller

    Our Micro Spiral Chiller is the smallest machine of its kind on the market. Our micro spiral chillers are designed to work in conjunction with our micro spiral ovens, allowing even small processors...
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  • Micro Spiral Oven

    Perfect for small processors and those just starting to move from a batch process to a continuous one, our Micro Spiral Ovens can replace up to three batch rack ovens. They provide all...
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  • Post-package pasteurization solutions

    Mini Aquaflow Water Chiller

    Our Single-Tank Mini AquaFlow Water Chiller is the most popular machine for water chilling. Alternatively, it can be used for sous vide cook-chill applications.
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  • Post-package pasteurization solutions

    Mini Aquaflow Water Pasteurizer

    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,...
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  • Mini Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Mini Spiral Belt Pasteurizer is perfect for expanding operations or growing product lines. The Mini Spiral Pasteurizer gives growing processors access to high-level control of cross-contamination in an economical footprint.
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  • Mini Spiral Chiller

    If you’re upgrading your operations or expanding your product line with our Mini Spiral Oven, our Mini Spiral Chiller is the perfect complement. Built with the same capacity as the oven, our spiral...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - Mini

    Mini Spiral Oven

    Our Mini Spiral Ovens are ideal for processors looking to upgrade their operations or expand their product line and maintain scalability for the future. The oven ships in one piece, so it’s ready...
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  • Rapidflow Linear Oven and Industrial Air Fryer – Dual Zone 40-in

    Our Rapidflow Linear Oven and Industrial Air Fryer is one of our most versatile cooking solutions. While our linear ovens have evolved over the years, the latest model still features the structural durability...
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  • Rapidflow Linear Oven and Industrial Air Fryer – Dual Zone 60-in

    Our Rapidflow Linear Oven and Industrial Air Fryer is one of our most versatile cooking solutions. While our linear ovens have evolved over the years, the latest model still features the structural durability...
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  • Rapidflow Linear Oven and Industrial Air Fryer – Single Zone 40-in

    Our Rapidflow Linear Oven and Industrial Air Fryer is one of our most versatile cooking solutions. While our linear ovens have evolved over the years, the latest model still features the structural durability...
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  • Rapidflow Linear Oven and Industrial Air Fryer – Single Zone 60-in

    Our Rapidflow Linear Oven and Industrial Air Fryer is one of our most versatile cooking solutions. While our linear ovens have evolved over the years, the latest model still features the structural durability...
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  • Triple-Zone Aquaflow Water Chiller

    Our largest, most flexible water chiller, the Triple-Zone AquaFlow can be used for chill only or cook-chill applications. With a capacity of up to 10,000 lbs per hour, this machine can handle even...
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  • Triple-zone Aquaflow Water Pasteurizer

    Our Triple-Zone AquaFlow Pasteurizer provides maximum capacity and flexibility for large processors. Similar to the Double-Zone AquaFlow, you can use all three tanks for heating or you can combine pasteurization and cooling into...
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  • XL Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Designed for the largest processing operations, our Unitherm XL Spiral Pasteurizer provides high-throughput post-process, post-packaging pasteurization of ready meals, pouches, bowls, and other RTE products. With a capacity of up to 20,000 lbs/hour,...
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  • XL Spiral Chiller

    Our XL Spiral Chillers provide high-throughput processing in a small footprint compared to linear alternatives. Designed for elite RTE suppliers who chill pre-packaging these machines work in concert to provide an efficient cook-chill...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - X-Large

    XL Spiral Oven

    The XL model is the largest of our Spiral Ovens and can easily handle capacities up to 17,000 lbs/hr. From roasting chickens to smoking hams and turkeys, this oven provides maximum performance in...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 12″ Micro

    Our Afoheat™ Micro Flame Grill is designed for processors moving from batch to continuous processing or with low-capacity requirements, ranging from 225-450 lbs/hr. From grilled burger patties to roasted mushrooms, our Micro Flame...
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  • Afoheat Flame Grill Mini 24-in

    Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 24″ Mini

    Our Afoheat™ Mini Flame Grill is designed for processors requiring 750-1800 lbs/hr. Whether grill marking both sides of chicken breasts, flame searing burger patties, roasting bell peppers or charring tomatillos for salsa, our...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 40″

    Our 40" Afoheat™ Flame Grill is designed for processors requiring 3,000- 5, 000 lbs/hr. So, as your operations scale, our 40" Flame Grill scales for maximum production while maintaining product quality. Whether diamond...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 60″

    As the largest member of our Afoheat™ flame grill series, our 60" Flame Grill enables large, industrial processors to achieve repeatable, high-quality “backyard grilling” results. With a comparatively small footprint for its throughput,...
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  • Industrial Dehydrator

    Custom designed around your product, process and facility. Our industrial dehydrator provides a more uniform product, precise and repeatable results, complete data reporting, and easy access to serviceable areas. Visit our Riverside facility...
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  • AE 5000 1D Slicer

    AE 5000 1D slicer is a one-dimensional slicer for continuous slicing of whole muscle, cooked or fresh log meats and other products.
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  • AE 5000 2D Dicer

    AE 5000 2D is a two-dimensional dicer of whole muscle, cooked or fresh log meats and other products that leaves natural height of product as third dimension. Also known as a meat dicer,...
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  • DuraKut™ 6000 2D VFD (or) Servo Dicer

    Carruthers DuraKut™ 6000 two-dimensional dicers are equipped with either VFD or servo drives. Built in the USA for complete cutting versatility of fresh, vacuum tumbled, crust frozen or cooked products into cubes or...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 12″ Micro

    Our Afoheat™ Micro Flame Grill is designed for processors moving from batch to continuous processing or with low-capacity requirements, ranging from 225-450 lbs/hr. From grilled burger patties to roasted mushrooms, our Micro Flame...
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  • Afoheat Flame Grill Mini 24-in

    Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 24″ Mini

    Our Afoheat™ Mini Flame Grill is designed for processors requiring 750-1800 lbs/hr. Whether grill marking both sides of chicken breasts, flame searing burger patties, roasting bell peppers or charring tomatillos for salsa, our...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 40″

    Our 40" Afoheat™ Flame Grill is designed for processors requiring 3,000- 5, 000 lbs/hr. So, as your operations scale, our 40" Flame Grill scales for maximum production while maintaining product quality. Whether diamond...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 60″

    As the largest member of our Afoheat™ flame grill series, our 60" Flame Grill enables large, industrial processors to achieve repeatable, high-quality “backyard grilling” results. With a comparatively small footprint for its throughput,...
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  • Industrial Dehydrator

    Custom designed around your product, process and facility. Our industrial dehydrator provides a more uniform product, precise and repeatable results, complete data reporting, and easy access to serviceable areas. Visit our Riverside facility...
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  • 1-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers single-station rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into a wide range of container types - up to 5 lbs per portion. Our Carruthers 1-PAK filler is ideal for...
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  • 12-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers 12-station high speed rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into cans, jars, cups or bottom fill. Speeds up to 300 CPM with fill weights up to one pound...
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  • 24-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers 24-station high speed rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into cans, jars, cups or bottom fill. Speeds up to 600 CPM with fill weights up to one pound...
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  • 4-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers four-station rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into cans, jars, cups or form-fill-seal pockets. With fill weights up to 2.5 lbs per portion, our 4-PAK filler is ideal...
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  • 6-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers six-station rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into cans, jars, cups or form-fill-seal pockets. With fill weights up to 1.5 lbs per portion, our 6-PAK filler is ideal...
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  • Automatic Meat Shredder

    Our innovative and uniquely designed Carruthers automatic meat shredder is a continuous flow machine with throughput exceeding 2,000 pounds (907 kg) per hour without the expense of intensive manual labor. This is our...
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  • Opti 100 Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Maximum capacity 10,000 lbs per hour, 250 psi pumping pressure. Ideal for smaller application...
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  • Opti 280 Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Maximum capacity 28,000 lbs per hour, 500 psi pumping pressure. Ideal for all applications....
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  • Opti 340 Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Maximum capacity 34,000 lbs per hour, 250 psi pumping pressure. Ideal for higher volume...
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Perfecting premium dehydrated pet treats.

Increased air velocity over the surface of the product results in more uniform processing conditions during the dehydration process. Our innovative design keeps air in the “processing” zone for better performance and better product. Marlen dehydrators: the safe solution for producing healthy choices on the pet food aisle.

Precise uniform cuts.

Patented cutting action ensures consistent slicing for the best possible appearance and cut. Our Carruthers DuraKut™ 6000 series dicers / slicers are designed to handle the most delicate or toughest proteins while not ripping or tearing the product.