EquipmentBy Food ApplicationChips

Industrial Potato Chip Manufacturing Equipment

Waste less, produce more.

Great chips don’t just happen, they’re made. We’ve worked with the largest potato chip brands for decades to optimize our equipment for making top-quality chips. And we bring that expertise to each and every one of our customer projects.

Whether you’re automating for the first time or further expanding production, we have a solution for you. Our durable, easily maintained, and easy to run machines help you make more chips and grow your business.

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A Step Above the Rest

Vanmark’s best-in-class equipment is built for the things chip processors care about:

Higher Volume

Automating production increases capacity – allowing you to make more chips and get additional orders.

Reduced Water Usage

We offer a range of machines and solutions that capture waste then clean and recirculate process water - saving up to 90%.

Less TCO

Our equipment is designed durably to run over long production runs for years. Limited wear parts protect your long-term bottom line.

Customer Dedication

At Vanmark you're more than a customer. We collaborate with you every step of the way, bringing decades of expertise to align with your specific product and operation knowledge.

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL
Downey’s Chips is ready to grow thanks to their new Vanmark peeler. See what they have to say about the machine, our partnership, and their future.

Explore Equipment by Process

We manufacture best-in-class equipment for the following processes within potato chip manufacturing, and regularly partner with other OEM's that fulfill the rest. You get the best line of equipment possible and a seamless project from discovery to installation and beyond.

Choose a process type to learn how it will enhance your operation.

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Washing

Remove rocks, dirt, and debris while thoroughly washing products with minimal damage using Vanmark washing equipment.

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A small batch of freshly peeled potatoes.

Peeling

Our continuous abrasive peelers help you increase production and maximize yield. Level up your operation with our peelers.

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A batch of potatoes that are ready for storage.

Storage & Transferring

From the moment your potatoes arrive onsite, our conveyors and storage solutions ensure efficient and damage-free handling.

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Featured Potato Chip Processing Equipment

Peeler/Scrubber/Washers

Our continuous abrasive Peeler/Scrubber/Washers allow you to take your production rate to the next level - whether that’s a few thousand pounds per hour or 20,000. These multi-tasking machines clean, peel, and rough scrub potatoes while keeping optimal yield - creating the perfect product ready for slicing.

We offer a range of Peeler/Scrubber/Washer machines - for start-ups to the largest potato chip brands in the world. Machines are custom-configured to suit your processing needs.

Check out our full line of Peeler/Scrubber/Washer models.

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Water Reclamation System

Reduce your water usage by up to 90% with the Vanmark Water Reclamation System. It recirculates processed water from our abrasive peelers in a closed-loop system. Just one Water Reclamation System can support up to three peeler machines - with each one operating on less than 1.5GPM (5.7 1/min) of fresh water.

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Bulk Storage Bin System

Store up to 4200 cubic feet of potatoes with our Bulk Storage Bin System. It readily integrates and provides superior product protection thanks to the inclined inlet end and the gentle “lowerator,” that minimizes impact damage. The tiled conveyors ensure a quiet, even, and complete filling as they move the product to the pile edges.

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Find the Right Potato Chip Processing Equipment for You

Vanmark equipment has been proven in potato chip processing for decades. Our machines are durable, easy-to-maintain and enable potato chip manufacturers to increase production, improve efficiency, and grow their business. Choose from our full machine catalog below or contact us to configure a system or solution just for you.

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Automatic Rock Remover

Effectively remove rocks and non-floating debris from your product line – minimizing equipment damage.

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Bulk Storage Bin System

Store up to 4200 cubic feet of product in an integrated bulk storage bin system specifically designed for superior product protection, minimizing damage.

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Crate Dumper

The Crate Dumper unloads your product containers quickly, improving your production and efficiency without compromising quality.

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Dumper Hopper

The compact design puts a Crate Dumper on top of a Metering Hopper, saving floor space.

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Even Feeder Conveyor - 1415

Efficiently meter and feed dry product flow into your processing line with the Even Feeder Conveyor 1415 model. Optimize production rates and performance.

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Even Feeder Conveyor (Series 4500)

Meter and feed wet product into your downstream processing line – optimizing production rates and performance.

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Even Feeder Conveyor - 1405

Achieve consistent, precise dry product feeding flow with the Even Feeder Conveyor Model 1405. Match the rate of our Peeler/Scrubber/Washer 1826 model.

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Floor Load Crate Dumper

Unload product containers from a forklift or pallet jack quickly and easily without compromising safety or traffic.

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Flume Systems

Ideal for transferring product over long distances, in any direction or angle, based on your facility’s footprint and layout.

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Hex Roll Spreader

Remove undersized product, debris and excess water and spread your product into a single layer with Vanmark's Hex Spreader.

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Hydrolift

Elevate high volume of product and transfer it along your process while saving valuable floor space.

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Hydrolift Destoner

Our Hydrolift Destoner removes loose dirt, rocks and debris with water turbulence while lifting product along your process efficiently.

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Inspection Conveyor

Feed heavy-duty product flow into your inspection area. Improve production rates and inspection performance with a customized inspection conveyor belt.

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Metering Hopper

Control processing line flow with accurate metering and always ensure smooth transfer through the entire process.

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Orienting Roll

Transfer product single file in preparation for slicing using two spiral-wrapped rollers. Drastically improve performance and efficiency.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer CIP System

Clean the peeler beds and rolls during production and at sanitation with a moving CIP spray bar – reducing water usage, manual cleaning and the resulting downtime.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 1820

The 1820 Series combines high-quality continuous performance and durability with efficiency for potato chip and produce processors.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2420

Specifically for smaller capacities, the 2420 model washes and peels a wide range of products effectively and efficiently.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2600

Integrate the washing and peeling of your products into one machine effectively and efficiently.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2820/2822

Offering our largest capacity, the 2820/2822 models wash and peel products efficiently in a double chamber, 16-roll machine.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2920/2922

Wash and peel products in the 2920/2922 models that are specifically designed for large scale, around-the-clock operations.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2940

The 2940 model is specifically designed for products with diameters of .25-1.5”, such as carrots or nuts. Thin rolls ensure even peeling every time.

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Transverse Washer

Achieve thorough dry debris removal or wet scrubbing in a short distance with Vanmark's Transverse Washer. Spread product in a single layer quickly.

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Waste Separating Auger

Filter solid waste out of process water from our Peeler/Scrubber/Washers – reducing waste to the drain system and resulting water treatment costs.

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Water Reclamation System

Clean and recirculate process water from up to three abrasive peelers in a skid-mounted closed-loop system. Reduces water usage by up to 90%.

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Other Food Applications

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French Fries

We've been the global standard for french fry processing equipment for decades. Our machines handle, wash, peel, and cut potatoes to maximize yield for fries and frozen co-products.

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Potatoes

Whether you're making chips, fries, or other co-products, our machines help you automate and increase production. Our experienced team makes sure you get the best solution for your needs.

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