A hallmark of any successful manufacturing company is the constant pursuit of advantages and efficiencies in its processes and products. Buzzwords like “streamlining” or “continuous improvement” can sometimes be dismissed as business jargon, but meaningful changes that can favorably impact efficiency, productivity and, ultimately, costs are constantly at a premium. Those that can effectively impact these areas differentiate themselves from their competition and are more profitable.
Dehydrating foods inhibits the growth of bacteria, yeasts and mold through the removal of water. Many foods can be dehydrated – meats, vegetables, fruits, seeds and herbs. The process of drying these foods can be done with electrical dehydrators or sun drying.
Industrial Netting has a wide variety of mesh products that can be used for your dehydration applications. These products are made from FDA compliant resins and form an ideal tray or rack liner. We have a wide variety of mesh sizes and thicknesses that can be selected to provide the best air circulation.
Many small scale dehydrators do not require vast amounts of material for their use. For this reason Industrial Netting is pleased to advise that our minimum order is small enough to accommodate a home processor. If your application requires higher volume processing we can arrange to precision slit or die cut our products in advance of shipment to meet your exact end use configurations.
Young trees and ornamental gardens add beauty and value to any property – but they can also be a magnet for foraging animals during our long winters. Gnaw marks, scrapes and nicks become ugly scars that expose trees and shrubs to disease, insects and other pests.
Now there is an easy, inexpensive way to fight back! Plastic netting can be used to create a lightweight, environmentally-friendly deterrent to protect shrubs, gardens and decorative plants from foraging wildlife like deer, rabbits, and other "critters". Breathable plastic mesh lets water and light reach plants while allowing plenty of air circulation. And it’s easy to install using nylon zip ties.
Minneapolis, MN - Industrial Netting joined the American Association of Meat Processors. AAMP was founded in 1939 to provide quality service, knowledge through education and regulatory representation for North American meat processors. Industrial Netting provides plastic netting and injection molded dehydration trays made from
FDA-approved resins. Those reusable trays are easy to clean and less expensive than traditional stainless steel dehydration trays. The plastic liners are sold in rolls or die cut to fit either molded or stainless steel trays. The unique edge tab of the molded plastic tray allows for easy installation and replacement of worn netting.
Minneapolis, MN – Industrial Netting expanded its custom fabrication offering with the addition of a 110 ton Freeman Schwabe high speed beam press. This model FM100M can die cut custom netting shapes up to 60 inches wide and 47 inches long.
The versatility of this machine was a key consideration to Plant Manager, Mike Rog. In the first month of production his team processed orders using polypropylene netting as thin as 0.020-inches (0.5mm) and weighing only 3 pounds per one thousand square feet, then shifted to polyethylene mesh over 0.100-inches (2.5mm) thick and weighing over 110 pounds per one thousand square feet.
Chicago, IL - As a founding member of ProGMA Industrial Netting’s David Brentz helped present “Protect Your People… And Your Wallet: Safety and Guarding Solutions for the Industrial Facility” at ProMat 2015.
That seminar explored proven safeguarding solutions to protect personnel, products, and facilities while maintaining operational efficiency. Protective Guarding Manufacturing Association (ProGMA) members are the Industry’s leading suppliers of fixed protective guarding products designed to protect personnel, equipment, and inventory in industrial facilities.
View or download that presentation for tips to make your warehouse safer.
Minneapolis, MN - Industrial Netting has broadened its offering of nettings suitable for high temperatures with the addition of Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) mesh. These new extruded meshes join an array of Nylon, Polyester and Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) products.
Polypropylene netting remains the most cost effective choice for ambient temperature applications but the heat deflection temperature occurs at just 90°C (194°F). Polypropylene softens at 152°C (305°F) and melts at 161°C (323°F).
PBT and Nylon meshes boast significantly higher heat deflection temperatures; 154°C (310°F) and 175°C (347°F) respectively. PTFE mesh is suitable for continuous use temperatures up to 260°C (500°F). PTEF meshes also have very low friction, are certified to meet FDA regulations for food contact, and can be used in many highly caustic applications.
Locator Magazine – March, 2011: The United States Department of Transportation changed safety rules for transporting cargo nearly a decade ago in 2002. The rules affected how Industrial Netting - a company that manufactured nets for a variety of unique industrial applications - did business.
The new rule, which was updated again in 2006, specified that "Vehicles used to transport flattened or crushed vehicles must be equipped to prevent loose parts from falling from all four sides of a vehicle . . .
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Second Quarter, 2011 - Industrial Netting and it's RackGuard Pallet Rack Safety Netting was featured in the MHEDA Journal.
Industrial Netting celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2011, a milestone that David Brentz, vice president of sales and marketing, attributes primarily to excellent customer service and a strong distribution channel.
Minneapolis, MN - Industrial Netting announces the addition of woven mesh industrial textiles to its product offering. These woven fabrics offer finer openings than traditional extruded nets and expand material choices available to customers.
Woven mesh fabrics are available in a broad variety of monofilament synthetic fibers or yarns, including nylon, polypropylene, and polyester. Weft or filling threads run across the width of the fabric at tight angles to the warp (machine direction yarn) to create square mesh openings.