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Experience the CDM Difference Video

At CDM Systems, the true difference in our equipment starts with the design and construction materials that go into every conveyor. The CDM Difference also includes our outstanding workmanship and exceptional approach to quality assurance and quality control. Because every conveying system we build is a big deal to our customers. Click here to learn more about The CDM Difference.

White Paper: Avoid the High Costs & Losses Associated With Screw Conveyor Downtime

Without a guaranteed one-size-fits-all solution available, many screw conveyors need custom alterations to maximize efficiency and ROI. By Andrew Parker, President, CDM Systems, Inc. Introduction The screw conveyor is the oldest type of conveyor in recorded history, utilizing the oldest mechanical device employed by mankind: an inclined plane with a helix wrapped around the core1. Archimedes’ design for the first […]

White Paper: Escalating Profits in Fertilizer Market Create Demand for Efficient, Reliable Conveyors

The global fertilizer industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and demand. As the world population rises and is expected to reach 9 billion by 2040, a constant, increasing demand will be placed on fertilizer in an effort to boost crop yields without the expansion of harvestable acreage. In addition, after decades of excessive chemical fertilizer use (and misuse) that contaminated the […]

White Paper: Keep Material Degradation in Check

A properly designed en-masse conveyor will minimize material waste, enhance efficiency and increase ROI. By Andrew Parker, President, CDM Systems, Inc. Introduction The North American industrial and manufacturing sectors represent some of the most competitive operations in the world. With the global demand for products escalating each year, these sectors continually search for new ways to innovate existing processes in […]

White Paper: Fighting Conveyor Corrosion

Mitigating conveyor corrosion starts with identifying causes and designing the most durable piece of equipment. By Andrew Parker, President, CDM Systems, Inc. Introduction The industrial sector is one of the largest and most important drivers of global economic growth and stability. Whether it is mining, paper & pulp, fertilizer or utilities, the impact of the billions of dollars at stake […]

White Paper: Put Safety First with En-Masse

Employing this conveyor design throughout an operation achieves the added benefit of increased productivity. By Andrew Parker, President, CDM Systems, Inc. Introduction According to data from the World Monetary Fund, the annual cost to U.S. businesses due to lost time from workplace injuries exceeds the gross domestic product (GDP) of 91 countries worldwide1. Injuries and illness caused by working conditions […]

CDM Systems Head Shaft Assembly Video

CDM conveyors provide rugged, reliable service. Also contributing to maximum uptime is easy field maintenance. As this animation illustrates, the head shaft assembly on CDM conveyors features a segmental drive sprocket design that allows tooth plate replacement on the drive sprockets without the removal of the drive shaft.

CDM Systems Drag Chain Conveyor with Drop-Forged Chain Video

Watch live as our Drop-Forged Chain moves through a Drag Chain Conveyor. See what your material sees.

CDM Systems En-Masse Conveyor Video

Watch as the CDM En-Masse Drag Chain Conveyor moves material. The En-Masse conveying principle is the most efficient form of material handling for high volume operations.

CDM Systems Company Introduction Video

CDM Systems started more than 40 years ago under the premise that building the highest quality, longest-lasting conveyors for heavy-duty industrial applications started with the chain. Learn about our exclusive Drop-Forged Chain, Drag Chain Conveyors and company.