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Jesus Vega

Jesus Vega: A Cut Above

After years of working in landscaping, Jesus Vega was sent to us by a temp agency to help out in our Sawing Department. Recognizing a hard worker when we see one, we offered him a full-time job. Jesus was ready for a change and jumped at the chance to leave landscaping behind. It’s hard to […]

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Integrating Metal Detector Heads: What You Need to Know

It’s a simple fact. Metal does not belong in food items. No matter how it might find its way there, it must be found and removed before it reaches the consumer. Meat, poultry and vegetable processors, in particular, depend on metal detectors to keep food safe. In fact, it’s a requirement. If you are starting […]

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Cryogenic Tunnel Freezer Video

The modular design of the Series 808 Cryogenic Tunnel Freezer employs automated top lifts and an open interior frame for easy maintenance and cleaning. Integrated fans assist in maintaining temperatures for consistent heating/cooling rates to assure a quality product. Additional features include: -Expanding seals to eliminate loss of tunnel temperatures -Tumbling option for more thorough […]

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Mark Villanueva

Mark Villanueva Found His Dream Job in the Machine Shop

Fabrication wasn’t the first thing on Mark Villanueva’s career checklist. In fact, he didn’t even have a clue what a CNC machine was until he left his bank job nine years ago and joined us as a water jet operator. His plans to learn medical billing and coding were quickly forgotten as he visited the […]

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Food Conveyor Clean Out Ports: The Pros and Cons

Bacteria are tough. They can inhabit acidic hot springs, radioactive waste, deep ocean volcanic vents…and your food conveyor. In the Battle of the Bacteria, every day involves another Seek and Destroy Mission. The problem is, if you can’t seek, you can’t destroy. That’s where food conveyor clean out ports come in. No Place to Hide […]

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Top 5 Tips for a Smoother Food Production System Install

So, you’re upgrading your food production equipment or adding to your line. Good for you. And you purchased everything you needed from Eaglestone. Smart move. Now all you have to do is wait for our installers to arrive and get you up and running in no time. Well, maybe. Many times, when we’ve pulled up […]

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CleanLockers™ Solve an Often-Overlooked Sanitation Problem

Having spent over 20 years manufacturing equipment for the food processing industry, we’ve been inside a lot of facilities. What did many of them have in common? Locker rooms at risk for sanitation issues. While manufacturers usually maintain their focus on keeping their main processing area clean, they tend to forget that locker rooms need […]

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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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