Sunday 20th Jun, 2021

RKM partners with Vayeron to supply smart idlers

Industrial machinery manufacturer Metso has made new appointments to its executive team, including a new President for its Minerals Services business area.

Conveyor roller manufacturer RKM Roller Company has partnered with Industrial Internet of Things equipment supplier, Vayeron.

RKM is the first company to secure one of the limited availability partnership spots in Vayeron’s customer program.

The business is now a Vayeron verified manufacturer of Smart-Idler embedded conveyor rollers and has undergone extensive product training.

Smart-Idler is Vayeron’s conveyor technology offering that reduces belt conveyor roller related downtime, fires and enables targeted conveyor roller maintenance for operators.

RKM can shorten product lead-times due to the Smart-Idler sensor stock held in-house and is capable of directly assisting RKM clients with smart roller technology deployments.

Related stories:

Vayeron aims to rapidly grow the global distribution of its Smart-Idler product line. Users located in Australia can access a solution for smart rollers.

Vayeron Managing Director Ryan Norris welcomed RKM on board as its first announced partners under the program.

“After having worked closely with RKM over the last two years, we are confident that RKM has diligently onboarded our technology and can now effectively deliver a significant cost saving solution to their end-user customers,” Norris said.

“Our Smart-Idler system for the elimination of conveyor roller related downtime on bulk materials handling conveyors, is receiving significant industry demand from customers located throughout Australia.

“It is important to us to be able to deliver a quality solution through our conveyor partners. Any end-users who are looking to create a step change improvement in how they maintain their conveyor systems can confidently obtain their solution from RKM.”

RKM Managing Director Brett Maiden said he sees Vayeron technology playing a key role in the way mining companies manage conveyor rollers throughout their business.