Early Morris Team. Bill Morris Jr (fifth from left) meeting with engineers. C.R. Farinholt sitting to the right of Bill Morris Jr on the end and Milo Owens standing far left.
Start-up and testing photos at a poultry processing plant (location unknown). Bill Morris, Jr with first auger tumbler (ice was added for chilling).
Old location in Raleigh near rail lines. Morris flake ice machine being shipped to Mexico.
A.R.E (Auger Rotary Enclosed) Chiller with glycol in the large internal coil for chilling. It was experimental and is an example of Morris innovation – working on a solution to the cumbersome and costly addition of ice.
First Water Rechiller produced eliminating need for ice in chillers
First Drag style chiller produced for chilling large birds and turkeys
First Auger style chiller produced for improved chilling capacity
Rechiller controls automated with introduction of Quik Chill™ 2000
Complete Rechiller redesign to provide protection against thermal expansion – Severe Temperature Service or STS™
First auger chiller water jet system – JetBird® – created to optimize chiller capacity by disrupting bird piles in the chiller and increasing bird surfaces acted upon by biocide treated, chilled water
Production of first 12WHS Auger chiller providing largest chilling volume to date
First FinalKill® Finishing Chiller® designed to provide biocidal intervention at the end of the chilling cycle
First fully automated chiller control system with introduction of Quik Chill™ 3000
First Continuous Online Pathogen Eliminator (COPE®) for complete biocide coverage of whole birds and bird parts
First Deep Tissue Massage (DTM™) rocker chiller with Flow Control™ for improved consistency
Introduction of SoftLift® unloader eliminating crush damage to birds as they exit the chiller
First MT™ Chiller with narrow hanger bearings produced to eliminate birds congregating between flight segments and provide continuous bird flow throughout chiller
First self-cleaning chiller with development of scrubCIP™ system
Introduction of the Safe-Guard™ hood system providing added protection against chiller contaminants and improving worker safety
First Safeside™ auger chiller tank configuration eliminating crush points, enhancing safety and simplifying cleaning
First control system for complete chilling line operation with the introduction of Birdseye™ Controls.
Nucleus PTM™, the next generation of rechiller controls introduced.
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