Feed Systems & Material Handling


Automated Feeding Systems

Arcadia, IN

Specializing in Stainless Steel Vibratory Centrifugal feed systems, Vibcon craftsmen have been meeting the demand for dependable feeding equipment in all segments of industry. Whether your requirements are in the Pharmaceutical (FDA), Automotive, Food Processing (FDA), Electronics or Consumer Products, Vibcon can meet your requirements with a standard or custom engineered system.

Standard Products Include:

  • Stainless Steel Vibratory Bowl Feeders from 6" to 60" Dia.
  • Centrifugal Feeders
  • Rugged Vibcon Engineered Drive Systems with Standard Controls Packages
  • Standard Bulk Hopper Systems from .5 Cu.ft. to 15 Cu.ft.
  • Floor Hoppers
  • Gon Dump Hoppers
  • Elevator Hoppers
  • Multiple Track Systems
  • Escapement Devices

Vibcon Turn-Key Feed Systems are ready to integrate into your automation application.

Systems are available on a Base Plate or Floor Stand, painted to your specification.

For your part feeding applications Vibcon has representatives in Michigan ready to help you evaluate your application. For more information visit the Vibcon Website or contact APTEK Inc. for sales, technical, or application assistance.

S&S Engineering, Inc.

The Moving Force in Gentle Parts Handling

Canastota, NY
(315) 697-2407

S&S Feeder

Brushed Vibratory automation systems, bring parts feeding and material handling into the 21st Century. Utilizing a revolutionary, beltless concept, S&S Feeders gently, quietly, and efficiently move even the most delicate parts. If your feeding application includes Powder Metal, Glass, Ceramic, Bearings, Class-A surfaces or other fragile parts consider S&S for your automation requirements.

S&S Systems are modular in configuration, allowing for fast engineering, quick turn around, and easy maintenance. Turn-Key Systems can be provided for integration into your existing or new automation application.

Standard Products Include:

  • Conveyors
    • Flat
    • V-Track
    • Multi-Lane
  • Feeder Orienters
    • Provide buffers between assembly or machining operations
    • Allow for inspection
    • Eliminate damage caused by hopper type accumulation systems
    • Present parts randomly for Vision Guided Robotic?s
  • Accumulators
    • Hopper, Feeder, and In-line Configurations
    • Excellent platform for Vision Guided Robots
    • Available with Quick Change Tooling to handle a family of components
    • Base Plate or Free Standing Systems are available

S&S Engineering has over 12 years experience in designing, building and servicing vibratory conveyance equipment.

For more information visit the S&S Engineering Website or contact APTEK Inc. - your Michigan representatives - for sales, technical, or application assistance.

RNA Automated Systems, Inc.

Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada

ISO 9001 CertifiedRNA Vibratory Systems brings the latest in vibratory drive technology to the global automation market. A strong European supplier since 1972, RNA offers a full line of modular feeding components for storing, orienting, feeding and conveying.

With Vibratory Systems manufacturing facilities in Germany, Spain, Switzerland and England, RNA has now introduced this technology to North America with their development of the Canadian division.

Standard Products Include:

  • Metric Vibrator and Linear Feeders
  • Stepping/Ladder Type Feed Systems
  • Parts Feeding Equipment
  • Conveyors
  • Escapement Devices
  • Bulk Storage
  • CD-ROM Showing Products & CAD is available

For your part feeding applications RNA has representatives in Michigan ready to help you evaluate your application: Contact APTEK Inc.. Further information can also be found at the RNA Website.

MagStar™ Technologies

Hopkins, MN

MagStar™ ConveyorQuickdraw Conveyor Systems:

  • MR Series Accumulating Rollers
  • HD Series
  • Lifts & Locate, Turns, Transitions, Elevators
  • Zero Impact - Zone Style
  • Edge Belt Style for PCB Or Edge Tranfer of Materials
  • Clean Room Styles Available

For more information visit the MagStar Website or contact APTEK Inc. for sales, technical, or application assistance.

Omni-Metalcraft, Inc.

Alpena, MI

24 Hour "Fast Ship" Conveyors:

  • Gravity or Powered
  • Roller or Slider Bed Belt
  • Roller
  • Skate Wheel

Standard Conveyor Units:

  • 9" to 48" wide - Belt, Roller or Skate Wheel
  • 48" long
  • Fixed or Variable Speeds
  • Std. or Heavy Duty Reducer/Motor Packages
  • Leg and Caster Kits

Custom Configurations Available for your automation or material handling needs!

Visit the Omni-Metalcraft Website or contact APTEK Inc., your Michigan distributor, for sales, technical, or application assistance.

Vestil Manufacturing, Inc.

Specializing in Ergonomic and Material Handling solutions.

Angola, IN

  • Scissor Lift Tables
  • Gon Dumpers
  • Barrel Tippers
  • Pallet Lift and Tilt Units

For assistance with your material handling requirements contact your representatives at APTEK Inc..

QC Industries, Inc.

Modular, Low Profile Belt Conveyors

Cleveland, OH
(513) 753-6000

Standard Modular Conveyor Units:

  • Low Profile 2.63" - 125 Series
  • 2" to 24" Flat or Cleated Belt
  • 125 Series 24" to 12.5" Long - End Drive Packages
  • 250 Series 24" to 25' Long - Center Drive Packages
  • 300 Series - Timing Belt for indexing or Elevator applications
  • Fixed or Variable Speed Motors and Reducer Packages
  • Motor AC, DC or AC Variable Freq.

Belt Styles include:

  • Urethane
  • FDA
  • Clean Room
  • High Temp
  • Cushioned

Uses include:

  • Under Die Scrap, Slug or Part Transfer
  • Transfer or Accumulation of Parts
  • Packaging Lines

For more information visit the QC Industries Website or contact APTEK Inc. for sales, technical, or application assistance.