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Doran Built In the USA

Built in the USA

Doran Scale products are the result of almost five decades of design experience in industrial weighing systems. Heavy-duty components, innovative features and exceptional build quality offer best-in-class protection against the damaging effects of shock, washdown and other environmental factors that can cause costly repairs and production downtime. Our high-performance turnkey solutions meet the production requirements of food processing, healthcare, chemical manufacturing, and industrial applications.

Introducing Doran ionSuite software


Introducing Doran ionSuite software

Six powerful web-based weighing software applications.

Doran has introduced ionSuite — six web-based software applications designed for Doran checkweighers and indicators. The applications are upgrades to the Doran software line with performance and connectivity improvements that drive precision formulation, real-time data collection, and efficient production.

Two new Doran weighing systems are UL Certified Intrinsically Safe for use in hazardous locations

8200IS Indicator with Battery Pack
St. Charles, Illinois — Doran has introduced two full-featured digital weighing indicators designed for use in hazardous locations — ideal for manufacturing processes where equipment is exposed to flammable gases; flammable or combustible liquid-produced vapors; combustible dusts or ignitable fibers; or flyings.

Q&A with Mark Podl

Mark Podl is the CEO of Doran Scales, Inc., founded in 1978, providing a complete line of connectivity solutions and scales for food service, industrial and medical.

Tariffs and trade: How current policy is impacting industrial scale pricing, production and service.

In July, the U.S. imposed tariffs on a range of imported products, including scales, steel and aluminum. The tariffs have sparked a response from China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and other trading partners.

5 Benefits of Using a Checkweigher Scale

Doran Checkweigher scales are different than basic scales, because they have a programmable tolerance and advanced features that no other manufacturer offers. The tolerance allows an operator to input a range of weight and will indicate through different colored lights whether the item weighed is within that tolerance, above, or below the target.

FC6300 - Formula Control Scale System

In today’s competitive marketplace, reducing production costs is a sure path to greater profits. Doran’s Formula Control has been guiding production plants along that path with ingredient savings of at least 2.1% - even more.

Solid State Relay VS Mechanical Relay - Which One is Best?

Since the genesis of solid-state relays some decades ago, the argument about which is better, solid-state relays (SSRs) or electromechanical relays (EMRs), has raged on. The answer is neither, as each relay type has positive and negative aspects. But if you factor in specific application requirements, clear winners emerge.

Doran Scales New In-Motion Checkweigher

Doran’s new Selecta in-motion checkweigher provides high speed checkweighing and valuable production floor data at an affordable cost.

According to Mark Podl, CEO of Doran Scales, “The Selecta was designed to achieve four common goals – minimize costly downtime, maximize productivity, achieve fast ROI, and provide plant floor reporting.  This new weighing system is the result of our company’s four decades of experience building scales to be used in the harshest environments.”

Doran launches Innovation 2020 at IBIE

Innovation Showcase

A company-wide focus on connectivity — for pinpoint control of the plant floor.

The 2019 International Bakery and Industry Exposition (IBIE) in one of the largest industry events in the world, and this year more than 23,000 baking professionals are expected to attend. At the event, Doran will launch a new campaign — Innovation 2020 — that focuses on a company-wide commitment to connectivity in a range of Doran indicator and complete weighing systems.