PRAB is a leading manufacturer of engineered conveyors and equipment for processing turnings, chips and metalworking fluids. We also design and build wastewater recycling systems. Our equipment and systems are tailored to the scrap metal and fluid handling needs of each application. The equipment designed and built by PRAB not only automates the scrap handling process but also reduces labor costs, improves shop floor safety, mitigates fork truck traffic, reclaims and recycles expensive cutting fluids, and maximizes return on recycled metals. Our engineering expertise is honed by more than 65 years’ experience and thousands of installations for the world’s leading OEMs and suppliers. PRAB continuously improves material handling, housekeeping and compliance to environmental rules and regulations within the automotive, aerospace, electronics, defense, and energy markets.

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5801 East N Avenue , Kalamazoo , Michigan 49048 USA
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Water Filtration and Separation
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Globally (various continents)
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While PRAB has solved thousands of conveyance and chip and fluid management problems, our engineers and manufacturing staff will not pull an idea off the shelf and give it to you. Your solution starts by listening to what you need and then developing an idea that moves and/or modifies your material. It starts by addressing the problems or challenges you face in your process. The opportunities you have to develop new products or enter new markets. So we get to know your process and your goals. For example:

  • Do you need to automate scrap metal processing and improve productivity?
  • Are you trying to improve profitability by increasing the value of your scrap metal or reclaim and reuse expensive coolants and cutting fluids?
  • Do you need to ensure the health and safety of your workers?
  • Are you working to mitigate the environmental impact of your manufacturing process and achieve ISO and environmental compliant goals?
  • What type of materials must you move? Aluminum, cast iron, brass, steel, alloys, magnesium, other

PRAB engineers will work with you to design the best stamping scrap, or chip processing system to meet your needs. 

Your PRAB equipment comes with our Performantee® that the equipment we manufacture will perform as specified. You will have our support from installation to future questions with our 24/7 technical team. So you get timely answers to keep your business running.

There's no margin for costly waste in your business. So turn the metal and fluid by-products of your operation into a profit center that keeps your plant and the environment safer.

Whether you need to automate metal handling, filter and reuse wastewater, reduce labor costs, reclaim and recycle expensive cutting fluids/coolants or maximize return on recycling metals - you want a solution. And that’s what PRAB delivers with a Performantee that assures you will get the results you want – guaranteed.

You will work with engineers who continually find better ways to move and process materials. With more than 4,500 installations for the world's leading OEMs and suppliers, PRAB offers one of the most extensive lines of conveyors and material handling equipment in the world to meet your needs. Our innovative designs continuously improve material handling, housekeeping and compliance to environmental rules and regulations within the automotive, aerospace, medical, electronics, defense, off road and energy markets.

Learn more about PRAB's manufacturing facilities in the United States and Poland.

PRAB, Inc. will provide our customers with superior solutions to their material handling requirements by having excellent application knowledge, equipment, customer service and support.

PRAB, Inc. will be an excellent company where our customers brag about doing business with us and we are proud to have our family and friends work here.

“We sleep well at night.” By that we mean we do the right thing to the best of our ability. We treat our customers, representatives, employees, and suppliers fairly and honestly, always maintaining the highest level of integrity.

We strive to provide our customers with excellent equipment and a relationship that meets or exceeds their expectations.

We promise to provide our employees a safe and pleasant working environment free of harassment and discrimination, with competitive wages and benefits, and opportunities for training and personal growth. We encourage employee involvement in outside activities that benefit family and community.

To be a sustainable company that makes a difference in people’s lives by being profitable through ethical business practices.

Our Professionalism (through excellence)

  • What, when & how we communicate
  • Quality & timeliness of responses
  • Acting like an owner in decision making

Their Confidence (through serving)

  • Honest, fair treatment
  • Say what we do & do what we say
  • Equipment that works
  • We'll be there if & when they need us

  • Application Specific Engineered Equipment
  • Project Management, Concept Through Commissioning
  • Ongoing Customer Service & Replacement Part Support

  • Customer Discovery & Application Conception
  • Value Pricing
  • Application & Engineered Design
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing Execution
  • Start-Up & Commissioning