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Masa Milling and Processing Dry Masa

Masa Milling and Processing Dry Masa

Over the past 30 years, masa has taken center stage on grocery store shelves and in the American diet. As Mexican-style food and corn snack products have grown in popularity, particular demand and processing focus is given to products that utilize masa corn (specifically tortillas, gorditas, tamales, and pupusas). What is Masa Harina?  Masa is… Read more »

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Processing Oats to Preserve Nutrient Dense β-Glucans

Processing Oats to Preserve Nutrient Dense β-Glucans

Oats: A Nutrient-Dense Food Oats (Avena sativa) are a very healthy and nutritious food. Most people know that oats are an excellent source of soluble fiber, they are vegan, and because they naturally do not contain gluten, oats are easier to digest (as long as oats are not cross-contaminated with wheat). For these reasons and… Read more »

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Spin Flash Drying Your Material with a Rotordryer

Spin Flash Drying Your Material with a Rotordryer

Many materials are processed through industrial milling operations when they are moist or damp. In most cases, an effective drying solution is required before the finished product is complete. Prater has high-quality and durable spin flash dryers for granular material processing.

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Prater Industries Acquires International Process Equipment Company

Prater Industries Acquires International Process Equipment Company

Prater Industries, a particle size reduction, separation, and feeding and metering equipment manufacturing company based in Bolingbrook, IL, announces the acquisition of International Process Equipment Company (IPEC). IPEC has been providing pulverizing equipment and material testing services all over the world for over 30 years.  

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