Orbis Machinery, LLC is an independent, owner-managed design, engineering and manufacturing company of process equipment. With nearly 60 years of combined process and engineering knowledge, Orbis Machinery specializes in double arm mixers, tumble and ribbon blenders, ball mills and rolling mill solutions for the process industry.

Our range of services includes:

  • Design of new process machinery
  • Rebuilding of existing machinery
  • Reverse engineering
  • Sales of repair and replacement parts for machinery

Orbis Machinery’s double arm mixer and mixer extruders, dryers and ball mills use best practices in design, high quality materials and rugged construction to ensure years of reliable and dependable operation. We are dedicated to providing engineered solutions and quality products at value pricing. We want to establish loyal partnerships with our clients and respect the interests and goals of each relationship.

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Coronavirus And Its Influence On The Manufacturing Sector

Published on: February 18, 2020

Covid-19, as it is now called, has caused more harm to the Chinese manufacturing industry since the wake of the SARS virus. After 3 weeks, a complete shutdown of the country’s manufacturing sector which had thousands of factory workers quarantined. This situation has slowed down the world’s economy as China is one of the world’s economic powerhouse. Currently, the virus has claimed closed to 1900 lives and had over 60,000 quarantined.

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How to Avoid Consulting Disasters

Published on: February 14, 2020

Businesses have several reasons for hiring consultants to bring solutions to a problem in their business. Either the company needs a plane opinion, or if the company doesn't possess ways of addressing internal issues, consultants provide a method of solving an issue without costing too much. Nevertheless, how can you detect the right consulting firm? What are you to check out for when you search for advice from an expert? Though the right person or firm depends on the goal of your project, if you mistakenly hire a wrong consultant, you are highly prone to having consultant disasters. To avoid consultant disasters, below are some things that can assist you to know the consultant firm that is right for you.

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Shipping Industry Behind on Real-time Location Data

Published on: February 7, 2020

According to research by the Industry Trade Group, there is a yearly average of 1,390 ships that have been lost at sea in the last three years. In 2018 alone, about 46 ships stretched out as far as 1300 feet were lost at sea. Insurer Allianz described this number as being about 55% lower than the 10 year average. Taking these statistics into consideration, one would only naturally want to know "who is paying the big price?", "what is really the reason for this huge deficit in the shipping industry?". Given that about 90% of shipping today is sent by the ocean, this is a huge price to pay.

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USMCA Trade Milestone in Manufacturing

Published on: January 31, 2020

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, just signed the USMCA into law, which is just 2 weeks after the Senate has approved it, and a month after passing in the House of Reps. This agreement is a trilateral one, which requires the signatures of all 3 countries to be in effect.

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To Make vs. Buy in Manufacturing

Published on: January 24, 2020

Everyday, manufacturers are faced with different choices, but the most common of them is choosing between producing an item in-house or buying it. The main driver for this choice is always cost and general profitability. With every choice between these two entities, there's always some factors to consider. This is why at the strategic and operational level, manufacturers run a make-or-buy analysis to determine their internal cost.

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Getting The Best Out of Supplier Collaboration

Published on: January 17, 2020

Ever wondered why collaboration is taking over the business world? Well, we know a lot about collaboration inside a business but not a lot of people really pay mind to supplier collaboration. According to Industry Week, close and ongoing supplier collaboration can lead to an overall increase in product value and improved innovation. How is this so? We'll talk more on that later. They also pitched an excellent business-supplier collaboration as being beyond technology. This is because quality check and supplier capabilities cannot be 100% assessed through a computer or a technical interface. There is a need to show up for on-site assessments to totally understand.

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