Boasting an extensive range of product designed for an incredibly wide variety of applications, from machine tool coolant filtration, to the detection and removal of contaminates from a wide variety of material processing plants, Sheffield based, Eclipse Magnetics offer Global Industry an all-inclusive range of high quality magnetic detection and filtering systems. Although most Eclipse Magnetics applications involve the routine removal of contaminates that are naturally present within a particular processes, many companies involved in sensitive areas such as the pharmaceutical and food industries, routinely install Eclipse systems, to help guarantee the continuing integrity of their products. A case in point is the advanced Eclipse system recently installed on the production line of renowned supplier of horse feed, Dodson & Horrell.
Making sound business sense, and helping to minimize the company’s carbon footprint, Dodson & Horrell work closely with and receive excellent support from a network of local suppliers. Although the quality of the company’s locally sourced raw material is second to none, to absolutely guarantee the integrity of the company’s products, D & H have recently installed a series of Eclipse Magnetic Separators and Metal Detection systems. The super efficient new unit is able to detect and remove magnetic and paramagnetic contaminates from D&H’s raw material, removing the infinitesimal chance of such material entering the company’s finished product. Founded in Ringstead, Northamptonshire in 1939 by Claude Horrell, Dodson & Horrell has grown to become a respected authority on animal nutrition and Europe’s leading horse feed manufacturer. Although best known for Horse feed, the company has been manufacturing the chudley’s range of dog and pet food for over 30 years and further consolidated its position as a leading animal feed manufacturer, through the 1999 acquisition of a sister company, Gold Line Pet Products. The reputation of Dodson & Horrell as a manufacturer of high quality horse feed is such that the company was awarded the Royal Warrant 1985, the coveted Royal Warrant was further extended to that of Horse and dog food Manufacturer to HM Queen Elizabeth II in 2002.
Dodson and Horrell MD, Andrew Reid enthused. “The high volume production line benefiting from the Eclipse Magnetics unit is responsible for over 50,000mtpa of the UK’s leading feed brands. Product security will always be of paramount to us, our advanced new system is part of our continuous improvement programme and is additional to the many other measures we have implemented to help protect our animal feed integrity.