K-Tron designs, manufactures, and tests complete pneumatic conveying systems, including vacuum conveying and pressure conveying. We can also supply individual system components for vacuum and pressure applications, and manually-operated or PLC-controlled system controls.
For more than 60 years, our list of satisfied customers has grown to include large and small companies from a variety of industries and applications.Our ability to understand your needs, together with our pneumatic conveying experience and technology, assure you a solution where your easy materials are conveyed economically and your difficult materials are conveyed successfully.
Long known for designing and manufacturing reliable pneumatic conveyors and components for the plastics industry, K-Tron's reputation has spread across a broad spectrum of the process industries. Today our strong commitment and demonstrated ability to convey difficult materials under difficult process conditions has earned us the trust of leading manufacturers in the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, mineral and plastics industries.
K-Tron offers a full range of auxiliary equipment including rotary valves, diverter valves, vacuum loaders, vacuum receivers, central receivers, vacuum pumps, blower packages, custom controls, collection boxes, bag dump stations, piping, dryers, drying hoppers, storage tanks, mixers, feeders, filter receivers, bin vents, cyclones and much more.
Our bulk unloading and storage systems include, truck unloading for PD truck unloading, railcar unloading for PD railcar unloading, single blower or dual blower and bag unloading.
Our weighing and scaling systems include vacuum scale hopper, pressure scale hopper, vacuum filter receiver scaling, pressure filter receiver scaling, vacuum sequencing scaling, check-weighing vacuum, weigh feeder refilling vacuum, vacuum closed-loop, pressure closed-loop and in-plant transfer & weighing systems
Whether your bulk material handling application requires a single component or a complete vacuum or pressure conveying system, K-Tron is your first source for pneumatic conveyors.
K-Tron holds more than 100 patents for feeding, weighing, mechanical and control technologies and their application to bulk solids handling.
As a full service feeding and pneumatic conveying company, K-Tron provides a broad spectrum of products and services. K-Tron designs and manufactures its own weighing, mechanical and control systems specifically for the unique demands of the process industries. K-Tron offers free material tests in well-equipped labs in North America, Europe and Asia. K-Tron has Sales, Training and Service offices on three continents and a network of 87 sales organizations with 105 offices in 62 countries around the world.
K-Tron is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hillenbrand, Inc.