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Jim Proce: Entrepreneur, Engineer and Artist

Sales Engineer Jim Proce owned his own company (Procon Systems) for over 30 years. He specialized in supplying conveyors and conveying systems for the food, pharmaceutical and other related industries. Thinking to retire, he sold the company to us, but found he missed the interaction with clients. Over lunch one afternoon, Eaglestone President, Carmen Sammauro, […]

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Industrial Catwalks: Eaglestone Crosses the Line

Whether you call it a catwalk, walkover, elevated walkway or crossover, these structures literally bridge the gap from one side of a production line to the other. Raised walkways allow pedestrian traffic to avoid time-consuming detours or the temptation to take unsafe shortcuts. They add value by enabling workers to safely and swiftly get where […]

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Wear Strips: Reduce Friction That Can Fray Conveyor Belts

Without conveyor belts, your products are going nowhere. But the same constant movement that keeps your goods in motion takes a toll on the belt material as it rubs against rollers and the table bed. The weight of the product creates downward pressure, increasing the amount of contact. When surfaces move against each other, the […]

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Newest Sanitary Trends: Making It Easier to Do It Right

In the food production business, there is no such thing as “good enough.” Sanitation has to be done correctly. Every. Single. Time. That’s one of the reasons we’ve gotten a lot of requests lately for incorporating two of our conveyor features that make cleaning conveyor belts and around side rails a whole lot easier. And […]

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Keeping Up with Mark Russ

Before joining the Eaglestone team in 2013, Mark Russ learned to problem solve by working in assembly, construction and remodeling. When a friend told him about an opening in our assembly department, Mark was eager to give it a try. He liked the idea of having steady work in a smaller organization. It wasn’t long […]

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Fighting Contamination Beyond the Production Line

According to a joint study by the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the average financial impact of a recall is $10 million in direct costs to the food manufacturer, plus damage to the brand and lost sales. That is why you would never think of using conveyors and other food processing equipment that is […]

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See the Eaglestone Difference for Yourself at Pack Expo 2018

Are you as excited about PACK EXPO 2018 as everyone here at Eaglestone? We can’t wait to get to Chicago this October 14-17 to see what’s new and exciting in our industry. Since the last show in Chicago back in 2016, we’ve paid attention when our customers spoke about their unique food packaging applications and challenges. […]

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Laser Etching Produces Sanitation-Friendly Info Tags

Here’s the thing. Labeling and food handling aren’t always a good mix. The most common methods for affixing information to equipment involves either paper labels or engraved steel tags spot-welded or bolted onto the machinery. Neither is the best idea in certain industries, especially food production and pharmaceuticals. Paper labels can be torn or ripped […]

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Benito Cuevas Actually Enjoys the Daily Grind

Benito Cuevas is known around the shop as a hard worker with a great attitude. He began his career with us over 15 years ago. His dedication and willingness to learn and grow helped him gain his current position as Lead Grinder. Becoming a master of the grinding machine is a big leap from his […]

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