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Introducing the Tru Taper™ Screw – the New Standard!

Introducing the Tru Taper™  Screw – the New Standard!

For Immediate Release

February 1, 2016

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the Tru Taper™ Screw to our line of signature screws! Available for select Patz Vertical Mixers Series, this new screw option combines feed and compost ingredients quickly and efficiently, thanks to its unique, carefully-engineered design.

Featuring a consistent, gradual taper from screw kicker to cone top, the Tru Taper™ screw works in conjunction with our mixer tub and patented baffles to create the signature Patz mixing action – a “boiling” effect with excellent material flow at the sidewalls and throughout. This superior material flow eliminates dead spots and over-processing, while also preventing feed ingredients from floating on top of the ration, resulting in fast, uniform mixing.

Patz Tru Taper Screw

Tru Taper™ provides superior mixing speed, ration consistency, and mixer clean-out for the Patz 400 II, 600, 800, 800 II, 1000, 1600, and 1800N Vertical Mixer Series. Discover the Patz difference – contact your local Patz Mixer Dealer today and ask for a demo!

Patz Corporation manufactures material handling equipment for a variety of agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets worldwide. For more information, visit www.patzcorp.com.

 

Tundra™ Pro II: Superior Solution for Sand-Laden Manures!

Tundra™ Pro II: Superior Solution for Sand-Laden Manures!

For Immediate Release

October 19, 2015

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the availability of the new Tundra™ Pro II Hydraulic Pump and Hydraulic Power Unit!

Designed for the long-distance transfer of slurry manures that include sand, sawdust, or chopped straw beddings, the Tundra™ Pro II offers a small footprint and several design features for improved serviceability!

Design includes multiple access points for removal of foreign objects or obstructions, a new Automatic Reciprocating Valve to operate the main hydraulic cylinder with fewer maintenance requirements, and new roller bearings, external extension springs, and main lifting lugs for improved performance and serviceability.

Tundra™ Pro II with Hydraulic Power Unit

The new Hydraulic Power Unit also allows for easier serviceability, with the electric motor and hydraulic pump separate from the hydraulic oil tank. The unit, which delivers hydraulic flow and pressure to the Tundra™ Pro II Pump, is available with single- or three-phase, 5 HP or 7.5 HP motor options.

Patz Corporation manufactures material handling equipment for a variety of agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets worldwide. Additional products include vertical mixers for feed and compost, belt conveyors/feeders, silo unloaders, chain and flite conveyors, wastewater and manure pumps, agitators, solid-liquid separators, SmartClean® alley scraper systems, gutter cleaners, and material choppers.

SmartClean® Scraper Systems Just Got Smarter!

SmartClean® Scraper Systems Just Got Smarter!

For Immediate Release

August 10, 2015

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the SmartSense® MasterMind V3.0 Control Panel for the Patz IntelliChain® and IntelliCable® Alley Scraper Systems! This new UL/cUL certified control panel is truly “smart”, with the addition of a new Patz Remote Notification feature that notifies multiple operators of faults and maintenance needs via text message or email, and an Auxiliary Relay function that can be customized to provide a start or stop signal to other machine(s) when specific alley scraper criteria is met.

Operated by a glove-friendly, 5.7” high resolution color touch screen HMI, the MasterMind V3.0 Control Panel is equipped with a built-in “Learning System” that continually adjusts scraper torque limits based on changes in weather, bedding, and manure, and also detects obstructions in the alley, ensuring safer operation for your employees and your livestock.

Patz MasterMind V3_0 Control Panel

The MasterMind V3.0 Control Panel also features advanced troubleshooting tools. Service technicians can review a 4-week log of fault history that is stored in system memory, even if the power is disrupted. Furthermore, the control panel’s Torque History and User Settings Warning screen ensure the system is configured to optimal settings.

Patz Corporation has a 67 year history of providing innovative and efficient material handling solutions for the agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets. Additional product lines include vertical mixers, belt conveyors/feeders, silo unloaders, chain and flite conveyors, wastewater and manure pumps, agitators, solid-liquid separators, gutter cleaners, and material choppers.

600 Series Vertical Mixers: Simple, Strong Design – Engineered with You in Mind!

600 Series Vertical Mixers: Simple, Strong Design – Engineered with You in Mind!

For Immediate Release

July 1, 2015

Patz Corporation is excited to announce a new addition to their existing line of Stationary Vertical Mixers! Offered in a low-profile, 185 cubic foot (5.2 m3) unit, the 600 Series Vertical Mixer is strong, resilient, and reliable, designed to handle your daily mixing requirements.

 The 600 Series Vertical Mixer was engineered for use in a variety of applications, including the mixing of feed rations, processing of organic materials for composting, and reducing the volume of bulky materials. The stationary unit features heavy-duty ¼-inch walls, a ½-inch thick tub floor, a tough, 3/8-inch top ring, and two adjustable flow restrictors, all included as standard features. The mixer’s steel cone-top screw includes heavy fliting for increased lifespan and durability, while also ensuring the exceptional processing of longer materials. An ASABE®-compliant top safety guard encloses the mixer tub, allowing safer operation of the unit.

Patz 600 Series Vertical MixerThis new stationary mixer is as versatile as it is strong, thanks to a newly-designed base, improved serviceability, and an array of optional equipment, including choice of drive packages, multiple knife options, scale systems, and side extensions to increase mixing capacity.

Established in 1948, Patz Corporation continues to manufacture and market its line of material handling equipment to the agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets. In addition to their stationary, trailer, and truck mount vertical mixers, the Patz product line also includes the following Proven Performers: belt conveyors/feeders, silo unloaders, chain and flite conveyors, material choppers, wastewater and manure pumps, agitators, gutter cleaners, SmartClean™ scraper systems, and solid-liquid separators.

800 Series II Stationary: Built Strong to Last Long!

800 Series II Stationary: Built Strong to Last Long!

For Immediate Release

July 1, 2015

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the availability of our new 800 Series II Single Screw Stationary Vertical Mixer! Available in 270 cubic foot (7.6 m3) or 350 cubic foot (9.9 m3) capacities, this new addition to the Patz Vertical Mixer line is strong, providing durable and dependable operation for a variety of mixing applications.

The 800 Series II Vertical Mixer includes a newly-designed rectangular base, offering additional drive mounting locations for more versatile positioning of the mixer. A strong mixer tub, comprised of heavy duty ¼-inch walls and a ½-inch floor plate, fortifies the unit and adds to its life expectancy. Working in conjunction with the mixer tub’s adjustable flow restrictors, the steel cone-top screw includes heavy fliting, ensuring a long life of thorough, consistent mixing and exceptional processing of longer materials. The mixer design also includes a six-piece, ASABE®-compliant top safety guard, allowing safer operation of the unit by enclosing the mixer tub.

Patz 800 Series II Vertical Mixer

A variety of options, including choice of drive package, knife options, and side extensions, allow the mixer to be customized for any mixing application. 

Established in 1948, Patz Corporation continues to manufacture and market its line of material handling equipment to the agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets. In addition to their stationary, trailer, and truck mount vertical mixers, the Patz product line also includes the following Proven Performers: silo unloaders, conveyors, material choppers, wastewater and manure pumps, agitators, gutter cleaners, SmartClean™ scraper systems, and solid-liquid separators.

Patz 1800N Series: Narrow Mixer, Wider Profit Margins!

For Immediate Release

May 22, 2015

Patz Corporation is pleased to welcome the 1800N Series to our existing series of Vertical Mixers! Offering mixing capacities of 265 – 910 cubic feet (7.5 – 25.8 cubic meters), this 3-unit series of low-profile Patz Vertical Mixers was designed with a slim, 87-inch width to accommodate barns or facilities with narrow doors and tight feed alleys, allow for safer road travel, and easily be packaged for international shipments. With the ability to process a variety of materials, including feed ingredients, compost, and bales, these single, twin, and triple screw trailer units deliver the Proven Performance and versatility expected of the Patz brand.

Patz 1800N Series Vertical MixersA variety of options allow customization for any operation. Customers will be able to choose a mixer screw design, drive package options, and discharge door location(s) that best fits their needs. Additional options include side extensions, Patent Pending Tub Mounted Magnet, a camera package, and scale packages. Regardless of configuration, customers can be sure that the 1800N Series Vertical Mixers feature a simple design, and are engineered with high-quality components to ensure long life and reliable performance.

Patz Corporation manufactures material handling equipment for a variety of agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets worldwide. Additional products include belt conveyors/feeders, silo unloaders, chain and flite conveyors, wastewater and manure pumps, agitators, solid-liquid separators, SmartClean® alley scraper systems, gutter cleaners, and material choppers.

 

Patz 400 Series II Vertical Mixer: Designed With You In Mind!

Patz 400 Series II Vertical Mixer: Designed With You In Mind!

For Immediate Release

March 9, 2015

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the availability of our new 400 Series II Single Screw Stationary Vertical Mixer! Offered in 140 cubic foot (3.9 m3) or 200 cubic foot (5.7 m3) capacities, this new addition to the Patz Vertical Mixer line is built heavier, making it ideal for a variety of mixing applications, including the blending of livestock rations and compost materials.

The 400 Series II Vertical Mixer has been redesigned from the ground up! The mixer’s new, rectangular base allows for multiple drive mounting locations, enabling customers to adjust discharge door location simply by moving the motor and turning the machine. The mixer tub now comes standard with a ½-inch thick floor plate, heavy-duty ¼-inch walls, and two adjustable flow restrictors for exceptional mix quality of longer materials. The newly-designed steel cone-top screw includes flighting that is 60% heavier for increased lifespan and durability. Screw wear points are also reinforced with AR-400 steel. A four-piece top safety guard encloses the mixer tub, meeting ASABE safety standards and promoting safer operation of the unit. The 400 Series II Vertical Mixer is also easier to service, thanks to a new, telescoping drive line with sheer bolt protection with easy access for maintenance and service.

Patz 400 Series II Vertical MixersA variety of options allow the mixer to be customized for any industry! A choice of three drive packages (one motor, two motor, or one motor without 2 speed gearbox) provide expanded horsepower options, while an optional variable frequency drive kit offers versatile speed control for exceptional mixing and cleanout. Users will also be able to select from 5 knife options, including the patented Patz Raptor™ knife, and increase the capacity of their vertical mixer with optional side extensions. 

 

Patz Introduces SEPCOM™ Separators!

Patz Introduces SEPCOM™ Separators!

For Immediate Release

December 22, 2014

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of SEPCOM™* Bedding and Standard Duty Separators to their manure handling equipment lineup.

SEPCOM™ Separators are designed to extract liquid from slurry manures, yielding both a nutrient-rich liquid and fibrous solid materials, while also alleviating many concerns related to manure transportation, storage, odors, and biosecurity.

The resulting solids are odorless, can be used for livestock bedding or marketed as natural fertilizer, and are easy to shovel, store, and convey. The separated liquid can be spread, mixed, pumped, and stored with no crusting.

SEPCOM_Standard UnitSEPCOM_Bedding UnitSEPCOM™ Bedding Separators feature the largest dewatering screen surface area on the market, and are capable of producing separated solids with a +35%** dry matter. Unlike other separators, the SEPCOM™ units do not require continuous 24-hour operation – material can be processed on-demand, as needed.

Patz also offers SEPCOM™ Standard Duty Separators. With the ability to produce solids with a dry matter content of 25-30%**, Standard Duty Separators can be used for a variety of applications including the separation of cattle and hog manure, waste/byproducts of the food/nut/wine industries, paper pulp, and more.

A variety of options, including choice of reversible dewatering screens and optional stainless steel or FDA-approved [food-grade] SINT™ polymer screws are available for both SEPCOM™ Separator units, allowing customization for many applications.

 

*SEPCOM™ is a trademark of WAMGROUP®.  **Depends on type of material, operating conditions, and maintenance.  ‡Consult your herd health expert for optimum cow comfort strategies and bedding management.

 

Patz Introduces Powershift Drive Package

Patz Introduces Powershift Drive Package

For Immediate Release

August 28, 2014

Patz 2400 Series II and 3600 Series II Trailer Vertical Mixers now include your choice of 2-speed manual shift or hydrostatic push button Powershift drive packages (includes oil cooling system). The Powershift is a 2-speed transmission which allows the operator to shift from 1st to 2nd gear and from 2nd to 1st gear while the mixer PTO is engaged, without stopping to switch from the tractor cab while filling the mixer.

Patz_PowershiftThe Powershift transmission shifting is done wirelessly with the push of a button. The Powershift package includes a small, wireless, portable key fob and a push button transmitter that can mount in the tractor or loader cab. The wireless signal from the key fob or push button transmitter transmits up to 300 feet (90 meters) to shift the transmission. When the mixer PTO starts up from a stop, the Powershift will automatically engage in 1st gear.

Patz Introduces Hydraulic Control Center

Patz Introduces Hydraulic Control Center

For Immediate Release

August 28, 2014

Patz HCCThe Patz new optional Hydraulic Control Center (HCC) allows the operator control of multiple discharge doors with the use of just one tractor port. The HCC will free up the tractor’s limited hydraulic banks for important vertical mixer functions, such as steering and brakes, on 2400 Series II and 3600 Series II Trailer Vertical Mixers.

The HCC provides the ability to control up to five functions per vertical mixer. The control panel features indicator light(s) to alert the operator if a door(s) is open, including those in hard to see or blocked views.

Patz Introduces New Versa Folding V Scraper

Patz Introduces New Versa Folding V Scraper

For Immediate Release

August 28, 2014

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of the Versa Folding V Scraper to their IntelliChain™ and IntelliCable™ alley scraper systems. The new Versa Folding V Scraper is a low-profile design, which offers optional, replaceable, bolt-on blade edges:

  • AR400 STEEL for use with sand bedding.
  • RUBBER for use with rubber mat floors.
  • URETHANE for use with rubber mat floors or concrete (where floor wear is a concern) and sand bedding.

Patz Versa Folding V ScraperThe scraper wings and folding design allow easy passage for animals, tractors, and skid-steer loaders when bedding freestalls. Easily mount on any Patz long sled to clean alleys with widths from 64 to 174 inches (1.6-4.4 m). The Versa Folding V Scraper is available in 6, 8, 10, 12, and 14 foot sizes for Patz IntelliChain™ and IntelliCable™ alley scraper systems.

For longer IntelliCable™ service life, use Patz blue plastic jacketed galvanized steel cable, resistance against stretching and fraying.

Introducing the Patz 1000 Series Vertical Mixers!

For Immediate Release

August 22, 2014

Introducing the Patz 1000 Series Vertical Mixers!

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of the 1000 Series Single Screw Vertical Mixer to their existing line of Proven Performers. Available as a pull-behind trailer, this 420 cubic-foot-capacity (11.8 m3) vertical feed/compost mixer can handle a wide variety of ingredients, including round or square bales. Equipped with the Patent Pending Vortex® Screw, the 1000 Series mixes ingredients quickly without compromising quality-producing a consistent TMR/recipe regardless of batch size. The 1000 Series is built with a unibody mixer and trailer design for long life, low maintenance, and trouble-free operation. This low height mixer is 97” high (2.5 m) perfect for loading with a skid-steer.

Patz 1000 Series-420A wide variety of options allow multiple opportunities for customization. Customers will be able to choose a mixer screw design and discharge door location(s) that best fits the needs of their operation. Add the optional side extension to increase mixing capacity to 490 cu. ft. (13.9 m³), or include our Patent Pending Tub Mounted Magnet to remove tramp metal from the ration. Additional options include our patented RAPTOR™ knives, hay retainer kits, front viewing platform, camera package, and scale packages.

Established in 1948, Patz Corporation continues to manufacture and market material handling equipment for a variety of agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets. Additional products include belt conveyors/feeders, silo unloaders, chain and flite conveyors, wastewater and manure pumps, agitators, SmartClean™ scraper systems, gutter cleaners, and material choppers.

 

Patz Introduces New 1600 Series Vertical Mixers

For Immediate Release

July 7, 2014

Patz Introduces New 1600 Series Vertical Mixers

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of the 1600 Series Twin Screw Vertical Mixers to their existing line of Proven Performers. Available as a truck-mount or pull-behind trailer, these 620 cubic-foot-capacity (17.6 m3) vertical feed mixers can handle a wide variety of ingredients, including round or square bales. Equipped with two screws and our patented baffles, the 1600 Series mixes ingredients quickly without compromising feed quality, producing a consistent TMR regardless of batch size.

Patz-1600-Series-Vertical-MixersA wide variety of options allow multiple opportunities for customization. Customers will be able to choose a mixer screw design and discharge door location(s) that best fits the needs of their operation. Add the optional side extension to increase your mixing capacity to 720 cu. ft. (20.3 m³), or include our Patent Pending Tub Mounted Magnet to remove tramp metal from the ration. Additional options include our patented RAPTOR™ knives, hay retainer kits, a camera package, and scale packages.

Like all Patz Vertical Mixers, the 1600 Series Twin Screw Vertical Mixers feature a simple design, and are engineered with high-quality components to ensure long life and reliable performance.

Patz Corporation manufactures material handling equipment for a variety of agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets. Other products include belt conveyors/feeders, silo unloaders, chain and flite conveyors, wastewater and manure pumps, agitators, SmartClean™ scraper systems, gutter cleaners, and material choppers.

 

New Patz Movable Plow Belt Feeders

For Immediate Release

July 1, 2014

New Patz Movable Plow Belt Feeders

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of the 2405 and 2410 Movable Plow Belt Conveyors/Feeders to our existing feed handling product line. These conveyors/feeders are equipped with a movable plow and premium belting options, including a low stretch and cold temperature belt. The 24” wide conveyors/feeders allow for transport of larger volumes of material.

Customizable with lengths from 4 to 400 feet (1.2 to 121.9 meters), both the 2405 and 2410 Movable Plow Belt Conveyors/Feeders offer automation and distribution of a variety of materials, including forages, grains, and other feedstuffs. When used in conjunction with our optional control box and proximity sensors, one-way or two-way plows can precisely direct feed to a maximum of ten separate lots. Optional v-plows offer better dispersion of feed for efficient usage of overall layout and footprint.

Patz 2405-2410 Conveyor-FeederA variety of optional equipment, including a plow drive control box assembly, decline elbow, tripper assembly, blade belt wiper, and v-plow assemblies, as well as customizable mounting options, make the 2405 and 2410 Movable Plow Belt Conveyors/Feeders our most versatile belt conveyors/feeders yet! Additional Movable Plow Belt Conveyors/Feeders are available in 12” or 16” widths.

Patz Corporation manufactures feed and manure handling equipment ideal for any dairy or beef operation. Other products include vertical TMR feed mixers, silo unloaders, chain and flite conveyors, wastewater and manure pumps, agitators, SmartClean™ scraper systems, gutter cleaners, and material choppers.

Patz Introduces New Movable Plow Belt Conveyors

For Immediate Release

March 28, 2014

Patz Introduces New Movable Plow Belt Conveyors

Patz Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of the 2405 and 2410 Movable Plow Belt Conveyors to our existing Belt Conveyor/Belt Feeder product line. Equipped with a movable plow, the 24” wide conveyor allows the transport of larger volumes of material than our current line of 12” or 16” width conveyors.

Customizable to lengths of up to 400 feet, both the 2405 and 2410 Movable Plow Belt Conveyors offer automation and distribution of forages, grains, produce waste, compost material, sawdust, and dry poultry litter. When used in conjunction with our control box and proximity sensors, the optional one-way or two-way plow can direct materials to a maximum of ten separate lots.

Patz 2405-2410 Conveyor-FeederThe conveyors have a variety of poultry-specific applications, including the transporting of poultry manure/litter to storage, or can be used in conjunction with other Patz equipment for mortality management or composting applications. A variety of optional equipment, including a plow drive control box assembly, decline elbow, tripper assembly, blade belt wiper, and v-plow assemblies, along with many customizable mounting options make the 2405 and 2410 Movable Plow Belt Conveyors our most versatile belt conveyors/feeders yet!

Patz Corporation manufactures material handling equipment for a variety of agricultural, industrial, and commercial markets. Other products include vertical feed and compost mixers, conveyors, wastewater and manure pumps, and material choppers.

Patz Introduces SmartClean™ Scraper Systems

For Immediate Release

August 20, 2013

Patz Introduces SmartClean™ Scraper Systems

Patz Corporation recently introduced the new SmartClean™ Scraper Systems to their line of manure-handling equipment. Featuring IntelliChain™, IntelliCable™, and IntelliShuttle™ Scrapers, these systems have the brawn and the brains needed to keep herds clean 24/7/365.

The IntelliChain™ Alley Scraper includes the new UL/cUL certified SmartSense™ MasterMind Control Panel, featuring the innovative Patz “Learning System” which constantly adjusts to weather, bedding, and manure changes. It is designed for ultimate layout flexibility with a narrow, space-saving drive unit and drive unit corner wheels that can be configured in four different positions. Highly energy-efficient, the drive unit utilizes a planetary gearbox that is driven by a single ¾-horsepower electric motor. Chain is available in a variety of lengths, including custom lengths for splice-free installation.

Patz SmartClean™ Scraper SystemsThe IntelliCable™ Pro I, II, and III Alley Scrapers feature the new UL/cUL certified SmartSense™ MasterMind Control Panel, which enhances the system’s sensitivity in detecting obstructions within the alley to make for a safer, more effective cleaning system. Its energy-efficient drive system includes technology for precise scraper automation. Designed for easy removal, scrapers are available for concrete alleys or rubber flooring. Top-of-the-line safety features are built-in to help protect you and your livestock.

The IntelliShuttle™ Box Scraper includes the new UL/cUL certified SmartSense™ Expert Control Panel with a user-friendly touch screen and easy-to-understand pictorial icons. Ideal for slurry manure with chopped straw, sawdust, or sand-laden bedding, the IntelliShuttle™ Box Scraper handles manure up to 460 feet (140 m) from alley to reception pit. The drive unit design includes technology for precise scraper automation. This scraper system can be customized to fit your operation with up to five shuttle boxes per drive unit.

Patz Introduces IntelliChain™ Alley Scraper

For Immediate Release

August 20, 2013

Patz Introduces IntelliChain™ Alley Scraper

(Pound, WI) August 20, 2013: Patz Corporation recently introduced the new IntelliChain™ Alley Scraper to their line of SmartClean™ Scraper Systems. The IntelliChain™ Alley Scraper is designed for ultimate layout flexibility with a narrow, space-saving drive unit and drive unit corner wheels that can be configured in four different positions. Highly energy-efficient, the drive unit utilizes a planetary gearbox that is driven by a single ¾-horsepower electric motor.

The IntelliChain™ Alley Scraper includes the SmartSense™ MasterMind Control Panel, featuring the innovative Patz “Learning System” which constantly adjusts to weather, bedding, and manure changes while recalculating the amount of torque needed to pull to the drop point. This UL/cUL certified control panel enhances the system’s sensitivity in detecting obstructions within the alley to make for a safer, more effective cleaning system. Top-of-the-line safety features are built-in to help protect you and your livestock.

IntelliChain-Page-ImagesOn-floor or recessed chain installation is available to accommodate existing or new barns. Chain can be ordered in a variety of lengths, including custom lengths for splice-free installation. The IntelliChain™ Alley Scraper has a maximum total circuit length of 1,000 feet (305 m).

A variety of scrapers and sleds are available for concrete alleys or rubber flooring. Slider sleds allow chain to pass through for installations with unequal alley lengths.

Patz Introduces IntelliCable™ Alley Scrapers

For Immediate Release

August 20, 2013

Patz Introduces IntelliCable™ Alley Scrapers

(Pound, WI) August 20, 2013: Patz Corporation recently introduced the new IntelliCable™ Pro I, II, and III Alley Scrapers to their line of SmartClean™ Scraper Systems. Each of these alley scrapers includes the UL/cUL certified SmartSense™ MasterMind Control Panel, featuring the innovative Patz “Learning System” which constantly adjusts to weather, bedding, and manure changes while recalculating the amount of torque needed to pull to the drop point.

IntelliCable-Page-ImagesThe IntelliCable™ Alley Scrapers’ energy-efficient drive systems include technology for precise scraper automation. A sensor disc and proximity sensors on the drive unit work in conjunction to provide the SmartSense™ Control Panel necessary information to keep track of the scraper’s position and direction. With a simple push of a button, the operator can set or adjust HOME and END positions. Top-of-the-line safety features are built-in to help protect you and your livestock.

IntelliCable™ Alley Scrapers are designed for easy installation in existing or new barns. A variety of scrapers and sleds are available for concrete alleys or rubber flooring. The maximum total circuit length ranges from 850 to 2,280 ft. (259 to 695 m), depending on the drive unit selected.

Patz Introduces IntelliShuttle™ Box Scraper

For Immediate Release

August 20, 2013

Patz Introduces IntelliShuttle™ Box Scraper

(Pound, WI) August 20, 2013: Patz Corporation recently introduced the new IntelliShuttle™ Box Scraper to their line of SmartClean™ Scraper Systems. Ideal for slurry manure with chopped straw, sawdust, or sand-laden bedding, the IntelliShuttle™ Box Scraper is designed to handle manure up to 460 ft. (140 m) from alley to reception pit.

The IntelliShuttle™ Box Scraper includes the SmartSense™ Expert Control Panel, which may be operated in MANual, CONTinuous, or AUTOmatic (schedule up to 12 cycles per day) mode. UL/cUL certified, the control panel features a user-friendly, 4.3” touch screen display with easy-to-understand pictorial icons.

IntelliShuttleThe drive unit design includes technology for precise scraper automation. A sensor disc and proximity sensors on the drive unit work in conjunction to provide the control panel necessary information to keep track of the shuttle box’s position and direction of travel. With a simple push of a button, the operator can set or adjust HOME and END positions.

For durability and long life, the shuttle box features AR400 (abrasion-resisting) steel bottom plates. The IntelliShuttle™ Box Scraper is customized to fit your operation with up to five shuttle boxes per drive unit.

Patz Introduces 1,100 Cu. Ft. 2400 Series II Trailer Vertical Mixer

For Immediate Release

July 12, 2013

Patz Introduces 1,100 Cu. Ft. 2400 Series II Trailer Vertical Mixer

(Pound, WI) July 12, 2013: Patz Corporation recently introduced their largest twin screw trailer mixer in the Patz Vertical Mixer Series: 1,100 cu. ft. (31.1 m3) 2400 Series II Trailer Twin Screw Vertical Mixer. The addition of optional steel/rubber side extensions boosts its capacity to 1,270 cu. ft. (36 m3).

The 2400 Series II offers the flexibility to incorporate a wider variety of ingredients, including alternative feeds, into rations. Using two patent pending Vortex™ Screws and patented baffles, ingredients are mixed quickly without compromising feed quality. This unique mixing design ensures a complete, thorough TMR, regardless of batch size.

Featuring four super single truck tires, the mixer has a self-steering rear axle to improve turning radius and minimize tire wear, stresses on axles, hubs, spindles, and suspension. Also contributing to this mixer’s low maintenance design, the primary PTO driveline features an automatic cutout clutch, eliminating the need to replace shear bolts.

Engineered for optimal performance, it includes a 2-speed drive package, available with or without an optional oil cooling system. Another standard feature, a Bull-Pull™ articulating implement hitch prevents backlash for precise control.

A wide variety of options provides multiple opportunities for customization. A patent pending tub mounted magnet is available to easily remove tramp metal that may be contained in the ration. Ideal for high-hay rations, patent pending RAPTOR™ knives feature a forward-facing design to dig in, hook, & cut bales faster and more aggressively. Additional options include a planetary cooling system, camera package, and choice of discharges.

Patz 2400 Series II Trailer Twin Screw Vertical Mixers feature a simple design, engineered with high-quality components to ensure long life and reliable performance. 810 cu. ft. (22.9 m3) and 950 cu. ft. (26.9 m3) sizes are also available.

Patz Corporation Celebrates Diamond Anniversary

For Immediate Release

May 1, 2013

Patz Corporation Celebrates Diamond Anniversary

(Pound, WI) January 1, 2013: This year marks the 65th Anniversary of Patz Corporation, a family-owned business known worldwide for its innovative line of material-handling equipment. The company began when its founder Paul Patz sold his first gutter cleaner in 1948.

Patz grew up on his family’s farm, and cleaning the barn was one of his daily responsibilities. He became determined to find a better way to do his job than with a pitchfork and wheelbarrow, which was laborious and time-consuming. In 1946, he designed and successfully installed his first automated gutter cleaner.

By 1950, Patz had sold hundreds of gutter cleaners and needed to relocate the business from the family farm into a factory and office building to keep up with increasing sales demands. Over the next twenty years, he would expand the facilities and develop more products to increase farm efficiency such as silo unloaders, cattle feeders, and manure stackers.

Then in 1971, disaster struck when a fire destroyed nearly the entire manufacturing facility. With unfaltering faith and determination, Patz rebuilt the factory into a modern manufacturing plant, increasing its efficiency and lowering production costs.

Today, Patz Corporation remains family-owned with second, third, and fourth generation family members actively involved in the business. They continue to thrive in an ever-changing market by listening to the needs of their diverse customer base, from small to large farming operations in the dairy, beef, poultry, hog, and other livestock sectors to industrial businesses and contract manufacturing clients.

It has been through listening to the needs of their customers that Patz Corporation has developed its full line of material-handling equipment, which includes gutter/stable cleaners, material movers, manure pumps, alley/shuttle box scrapers, agitators, silo unloaders, conveyors, feeders, bale/bedding choppers, and vertical TMR/compost mixers. The extensive Patz Vertical Mixer Series features stationary, trailer, and truck mount units with mixing capacities from 140-1,580 cu. ft. (3.9-44.7 cu. m). A team of over 100 employees in the manufacturing plant and administrative office works to design, engineer, manufacture, and market the Patz product line.

The company that began with the determination of one farmer has grown into a worldwide distribution network of local dealers, distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and representatives. To learn more about Patz Corporation and its products & services, visit www.patzcorp.com.

Patz Announces Name Change

For Immediate Release

October 30, 2008

Patz Announces Name Change

(Pound, WI) Beginning January 1, 2009, Patz Sales, Inc. will officially change its name to Patz Corporation. Company President Darrell Patz made the announcement to employees at their Quarterly Review Meeting on Thursday, October 30, 2008.

Patz emphasized that this is a change in name only and the company will continue to be family-owned and operated from its corporate headquarters based in Pound, Wisconsin.

According to Patz, the name change will help strengthen the company’s brand recognition as a designer, manufacturer and marketer of their own products and give Patz Corporation a greater opportunity to grow in the worldwide marketplace.

The company was founded in 1948 by Paul Patz and now celebrates its 60th Anniversary as a leading manufacturer in agricultural and industrial equipment worldwide.