The ToteStand™ from Central States Industrial (CSI) takes all the mess out of using intermediate bulk containers (IBC) by providing fully automated batch or continuous ingredient delivery. The ToteStand works with a variety of bulk containers and drums. Various pump configurations are available to meet specific needs.

The ToteStand increases worker safety while reducing product loss. The system's lower deck height produces better drainability and automatic level monitoring to reduce product losses.


The ToteStand is perfect for applications that require minor ingredients, colorants, and flavorings. It is also used for processes that call for coatings, pre-mix, sweeteners, fats, and oils. Its efficient design with backup reservoir also suits many chemical applications.

Working Principle

The system allows a tote to feed into a reservoir. From there, a pump can draw in the product and distribute it to one or more use-points in the process. When the tote is empty, the inline level switch sends a signal to a PLC (programmable logic controller) or local indicator. The operator can then replace the empty tote with a new one while the system continues to pull product from the reservoir.

The system can be manual, semi-automated, or fully automated. The ToteTilter™ can also be integrated with the ToteStand.

  • Small footprint
  • Fully customizable to your specific product or process
  • Inclined deck promotes evacuation for near-complete drainage
  • Food grade hose with Tri-Clamp® end connections
  • Sanitary point level switch
  • Stainless steel reservoir tank
  • Stainless steel pipe frame
  • Multi-tote systems
  • Pumps and valves
  • 40-gallon reservoir tank for larger batch sizes
  • Clean-in-place capable (CIP'able) systems
Technical Data
Materials304 stainless steel
FinishBead blast
Reservoir Tank Size17 gallons

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Guide to IBC Tote Solutions

This guide is intended for processing plant operations personnel who are responsible for the safe and efficient movement and storage of bulk materials and ingredients used in production.

Guide to Tote Solutions

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