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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Best Practices for Reopening Manufacturing Facilities

Published on: May 29, 2020

With the readiness of manufacturing facilities to commence production in a matter of weeks, it’s important to emphasize the need to keep employees safe. Across the United States, manufacturers have been at the forefront of the pandemic as many shifted their focus to the production of Personnel Protective Equipment for medical workers.

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Economic Recovery of Manufacturing

Published on: May 22, 2020

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the economic activity of the United States has plummeted, leading to a high level of unemployment. The decline of the manufacturing sector has been compared to the Great Depression. Many are looking towards a V, U, L, or a W shaped graph of what the GDP will look like on the road to recovery. What we are witnessing is one of the largest economic shocks of the 21st century. This is obviously far from being a normal shock, it’s the largest and sharpest fall of GDP.

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Post-Coronavirus: Why Manufacturing Sector Needs to Create More Jobs for Americans

Published on: May 13, 2020

2020 is indeed a year of realities for the United States, not just because of the pandemic. The year has successfully revealed all of the weaknesses of the American economy and the health sector. Due to rising labor costs and the overvaluing of the United States dollar, most of the well-paying manufacturing jobs have been outsourced overseas. Since 2000, America has lost over 5 million manufacturing jobs to China and the Asian Tigers. The result is that a large percentage of the manufacturing needs of the United States is done overseas, a scenario that did not augur well for the nation in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Manufacturing Productivity Declines in the First Quarter

Published on: May 8, 2020

With Covid-19 still ravaging the world larges economy, productivity is currently at it lowest since 2015. The manufacturing sector has witnessed series of job cuts and production hours reduced as a response to the stay at home and shelter in place orders in the United States. According to data from the Labor Department, there is a 2.5% decrease in employee hourly output. There is also a 6.2% reduction in output based on annualized rate due to the 3.8% decrease in working hours.

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Will COVID-19 Accelerate the Adoption of AI and Robotics

Published on: May 1, 2020

COVID-19 is the biggest disruption the manufacturing sector has experienced in the 21st century. Unlike other forms of disasters that affects the infrastructure, the pandemic is targeting the human resources of businesses. This is why the study by Global Data is gaining traction on how the pandemic will fast track the usage and adoption of robotics in the manufacturing sector.

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Choosing the Best Supply Chain Fallback Plan

Published on: April 17, 2020

At this point in the history of human race, we all have a lesson to learn about making plans. Manufacturing businesses are not left out of this moral lesson class; their lack of foresight by dealing with only a single supplier through the production chain. Not just a few manufacturing businesses are caught up in this dilemma, but most of them. Majority of OEMs have made the errors of putting all of their eggs in the same basket.

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