The Duravant family of operating companies serve the food processing, packaging and material handling segments.

For the Convenience of Our Customers


  • World-Class Center

    Our world-class 4,000-sq. ft. (371 sq. meters) Solution Center is centrally located at our headquarters in Riverside, Missouri, and serves as a perfect environment to test new products or processing methods without interfering with plant production.
  • Product Development

    Whether developing new products, wanting to speed time to market or gathering critical information to determine whether a new project should be undertaken, processors can lean on our highly experienced food processing technologists for their product testing efforts.
  • Equipment Demos

    Our solution center is designed to mimic your plant environment, regardless of the desire to test Marlen, Carruthers, Afoheat or Unitherm food processing equipment.

Solution Center Benefits

  • Enables collaboration with Marlen application, product and process solution scientists and specialists to test new products or processing methods
  • Serves as an off-site environment for equipment maintenance and operations training without interfering with plant production
  • Facilitates multiple manufacturers consulting under one roof for remarkably improved processes

If your product is currently being tested in our Solution Center, click the following link for a ‘live’ interactive session

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