With more than 110 years as an industrial equipment manufacturer, K-Tron has grown to a leading global supplier of feeders, pneumatic conveying components and complete material handling systems
K-Tron is a global leader in providing process automation systems and solutions for bulk material handling. K-Tron makes the feeders and pneumatic conveying components, supervisory controls and digital scales that go into its material handling systems. K-Tron holds more than 100 patents for feeding, weighing, mechanical components and control technologies and their application to bulk solids handling in the Plastics, Chemical, Food, Pharmaceutical, Detergent and Nonwoven industries.
All K-Tron scales, mechanical systems and controls are designed specifically for the unique demands of the process industries. K-Tron pneumatic conveying systems are able to move high volumes of bulk material from rail car to storage, to process. And K-Tron vacuum conveying systems are fully integrated for refill of K-Tron feeders.
As a full service material handling and feeding system provider, K-Tron provides a broad spectrum of products and services:
- Consulting and Process Planning
- Systems Engineering
- Material Tests in K-Tron Test Labs located in Asia, Europe and the Americas
- Systems Installation Supervision
- Start-up and Commissioning
- On-site Training
- 24-hour Spare Parts, Repair and Emergency Services
- After Sales Service
- 9 K-Tron Offices on three continents
- 102 Manufacturer Representatives
- Presence in 57 countries worldwide
- More than 110 Years in Business
- Experience Feeding and Conveying more than 50,000 Powder and Bulk Materials
Our People Guarantee Reliability and Satisfaction
K-Tron supports customers before and after the sale with services to help them derive full value from their purchases. The company’s total dedication to satisfying processors’ needs has led to long-term relationships with these customers. Through its people, as much as its technology, K-Tron is able to deliver feeding, pneumatic conveying, supervisory operator interfaces, digial load cell weighing, and services that consistently provide a high level of performance and long-lasting value. See K-Tron's Quality Policy.
About the Company
K-Tron is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hillenbrand, Inc. K-Tron’s customers include many of the largest companies in their fields as well as numerous other multinational, regional and local businesses. To view our Code of Ethical Business Conduct or Global Anti-Corruption Policy, please visit the Hillenbrand Corporate Governance Documents Webpage.
K-Tron Material Handling & Feeding Systems
K-Tron consists of several K-Tron companies operating in the United States, Europe and Asia. K-Tron offers a global network of systems engineering, field service engineers, parts and training in support of its customers.
K-Tron Feeding Equipment
For many years K-Tron has been the global leader in the design, production, marketing and servicing of high-quality feeders and related equipment for the handling of bulk solids in many different kinds of manufacturing processes. K-Tron Feeders control the flow of materials into a process that then transform those materials into an end product. K-Tron Premier vacuum conveyors are used for feeder refill or stand alone systems. Learn more about K-Tron Feeders.
K-Tron Pneumatic Conveying Equipment
K-Tron became a global leader in high-performance pneumatic conveying systems and bulk unloading and storage systems. K-Tron has combined product lines from Premier Pneumatics, Inc, Colormax Limited, Pneumatic Conveying Systems Limited (PCS). Learn more about pneumatic conveying.
A Global Organization
K-Tron is headquartered in Pitman, New Jersey, USA. The K-Tron group of companies has more than 690 employees in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia. K-Tron's manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, Switzerland and China.
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