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Essmueller

The Essmueller Company’s roots go back to Saint Louis, Mis­souri in 1878. One of it’s co-founders, Fred Essmueller, immigrated from Ger­many in 1865, thir­teen years prior to his first partnership. During this period, he gained fame as a millwright with I. Q. Hal­te­man & Com­pany. His spec­ial­ties included ground-up building and renovation of flour mills along the Mis­sissippi River.

Fred Essmueller had native talent and a strong will to succeed. Between 1878 and 1899, he formed and dissolved sev­eral part­ner­ships. His last partner retired in 1899, and with the help of his son, Will (W.C.), he renamed the firm Essmueller Mill Furn­ish­ings Comp­any. It retain­ed this name until 1941 when it was incorporated as The Essmuel­ler Company. The com­pany performed machining and fabri­cation “job shop” work and one-of-a-kind equip­ment for mills in grain belt states. Diverse on-site work locations were centered in Saint Louis and Kansas City, Missouri.

The company remained under the guidence of the Essmueller family until 1965 when the last member, Arthur F. Essmueller, retired. Robert H. McLean, then president, and three current officers purchased the company from Arthur Essmueller. Under the leadership of Robert H. McLean, the company initiated a standard line of material handling equipment. Focus on “job shop” production was reduced, but not abandoned. That retained capability allows the current incarnation of the company to make products especially tailored to customer needs, not rigid “off-the-shelf” warehousing and “one-size-fits” all selections. Elimination of on-site fabrication allowed operations to be consolidated in Saint Louis, closing the Kansas City facility.

The product line consisted of turnhead distributors, bucket elevators, and the round bottom drag-flight conveyor. Business growth allowed expansion into new plants in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas and Laurel, Mississippi. In the early 1980’s, the company manufactured 86% of all round bottom drag-flight conveyors used in the United States feed industry. Lower horsepower requirements and ease of maintenance were a welcomed alternative to the prevalent use of screw conveyors in the industry at that time. The round bottom drag-flight conveyor was pro­duced in Laurel, making it the most profitable facility.

In 1986, William L. and Patricia E. McLean purchased the company, closed the by then out-dated operations in Saint Louis, and moved the home office to Laurel, Mississippi. By 1988, investments in computers, computer aided drafting (CAD), and numerical controlled equipment (CNC) allowed the company to close operations in Arkansas and move the entire organization to Laurel. Currently, all manufacturing is under one roof in a 150,000 square foot plant in Laurel. The product line has been expanded to those you see in this website.

The Essmueller Company, in its more than one hundred and twenty-five year existence, has concentrated on two things: customer satisfaction and uncompromising quality. This dedication to satisfying our customers and building the best possible product have allowed The Ess­muel­ler Com­pany to remain a leader in the material handling industry. The company has shipped product to every state and to more than twenty foreign countries. Essmueller thanks you for visiting our website and we hope that you will look through our quality lines of material handling equipment.

COMPANY NAME:
Essmueller
ADDRESS:
334 Avenue ‘A’ Airbase, MS 39441
CITY:
Laurel
COUNTRY:
United States
PHONE NUMBER:
+800 325 7175

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Products by Essmueller

Dust suppression systems
Cartridge dust collectors
Cyclonic dust collectors
Baghouse dust collectors
Industrial vacuum cleaners
Explosion Relief Doors
Explosion Suppression Systems
Explosion Venting Systems
Fire Detection Equipment
Fire Protection Equipment
Pressure Relief Systems
Spark Detection Systems
Spark Extinguishing Systems
Static Grounding Systems
Controllers
Dust Monitors
Fill Monitors
Leak Detectors
Level Monitoring and Control Systems
Solid Material Samplers
Particle Characterization
Flow Measurement and Control
Moisture Measurement and Control
Rheometers
Hoppers
Loading Bellows
Ship Loading/Unloading
Truck Loading/Unloading
Silos
Discharge Aids
Cleaning Equipment
Aeromechanical conveyors
Belt conveyors
Drag chain conveyors
Flexible screw conveyors
Screw conveyors
Spiral conveyors
Vibratory conveyors
Bucket elevators
Batch
Continuous
Laboratory
Paddle
Pin
Ploughshare
Reactors
Ribbon
Big Bag Discharge & Filling Stations
Bag Discharge & Filling Stations
Palletizers
Shrink Wrap Equipment
Stretch Wrap Equipment
Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC)
Continuous Flow
Dense Phase
Dilute Phase—Combination
Dilute Phase—Positive Pressure
Dilute Phase—Vacuum
Turnkey Systems
Vacuum Conveyors
Blowers
Couplings
Elbows
Vibrating Screens
Gyratory Sieves
Gravity Separators
Magnetic Separators
Vibrating Sieves
Gyratory Screens
Centrifugal Separators
Ultrasonic Separators
Air Classifiers
Metal Detectors
Automation
Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
Consultants/Consulting Services
Engineering Services
Agglomerators
Briquetters
Coaters
Compactors
Extruders
Granulators
Pelletizers
Presses
Mills
Grinders
Coolers
Evaporators
Heat Exchangers
Dryers
Rotary Airlocks
Ball Valves
Butterfly Valves
Cone Valves
Diaphragm Valves
Disc Valves
Diverter Valves
Dome Valves
Double Dump Valves
Flap Gate Valves
Dynamic Weighing Equipment
Static Weighing Equipment
Belt feeders
Gravimetric feeders
Mass flow feeders
Micro dosing feeders
Rotary feeders
Sanitary feeders
Screw feeders
Vibratory feeders
Volumetric feeders
Explosion-Proof feeders

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