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ANDRITZ pet food processing technologies

Pet food processing

ANDRITZ designs and manufacture all key processing machines and offers complete pet food production plants for the global pet food industry.

Equipment for pet food processing

ANDRITZ offers a full range of processing machines and equipment – from raw material intake to finished feed bagging – as single unit or complete plant solution.  

Weighing systems Precise and fast weighing of raw materials.
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Hammer mills Capable of several size-reduction jobs including grinding, shredding and fluffing.
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Mixers For optimum mixing of feed ingredients.
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Conditioners Designed to simultaneously blend and condition the infeed to a pellet mill.
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Extruders, pet food For the production of high quality  extruded pet feed pellets.
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Combi-zone-dryer Optimum drying of the extruded feed pellet.
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Vacuum coater Addition of up to 15 individual liquids.
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Cooler Preventing the pellets from decay and making the pellets ready for storage.
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Automation and plant process control Highly advanced automated control systems for single machines and complete plants.
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Pocket feeder Ensures a steady, consistent, and uniform supply of material across the full intake area of the hammer mill. Read more >
Air and dust filters Efficient and reliable air and dust filtration for products and plants.
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Rotary feed dressers Ensures proper cleaning and dressing of dry-mash feeds and soft feed ingredients.
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Air density separator Designed to separate heavier density materials from the grinding stream of material entering the hammer mill. Read more >
Rotary valves Ideal to use as feeders and air-locks for vacuum and low-pressure positive systems.
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The individual process machines offered are selected from the standardized and proven range of ANDRITZ product families.


Plant design and engineered solutions

ANDRITZ is the perfect partner for design, engineering, supply, and construction of your pet food process line or production plant. We offer upgrades for existing facilities as well as solutions for greenfield plants, which are handled either in cooperation with regional suppliers and contractors, or as turnkey solutions. Our experienced project managers, process engineers, and experts from specialized functions ensure that the performance will come up to your expectations.

Pet food production

Meeting the demands of successful pet food producers

Focus is on providing the required pet food quality at lowest possible operating costs and with specific attention to:

  • Precise feed composition
  • Highly consistent pet food pellet quality regarding size, shape, surface, color, and density
  • Highly consistent pet food pellet absorption and retainability of liquid fat and digest ingredients
  • Consistent and uniform pellet dryness
  • Processing with careful attention to protection of essential nutrients
  • Optimization of energy consumption
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