Sortation Conveyor Systems & Sortation Technology

A conveyor is a mechanised piece of handling equipment that moves materials from one location to another. There are many types of conveyor depending on the application and environment. Within a warehousing environment a Pallet Conveyor or a Mezzanine Floor Conveyor can be used to transport goods from one location to another. Within a postal environment a Belt Conveyor or Roller Conveyor can be used to move parcels and letters. Specialist Garment conveyors are used within the apparel industry and other types of conveyor include Gravity Roller Conveyors, Lineshaft Roller Conveyors, Modular Plastic Chain Conveyor and Stainless Steel Conveyor. A conveyor system can be used in overhead applications or mounted on the floor. They can be fixed to a specific location or can be mounted on wheels.

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New ideas for the materials handling industry

New ideas for the materials handling industry

The young Swiss startup Avancon SA has set itself the goal to revolutionise the unit handling systems in distribution and logistics centres. They offer now a new modern and very innovative conveying system.This will be distributed worldwide by manufacturers of conveyor systems and logistic system integrators. The system has been developed by Dieter Specht, the founder of the Interroll Group.

TGW launches FlashPick – a goods-to-person split case picking solution that meets the challenges of omni-channel distribution

TGW launches FlashPick – a goods-to-person split case picking solution that meets the challenges of omni-channel distribution

TGW Logistics has launched FlashPick - a smart piece-picking system that has the flexibility, speed and modularity required by retailers and manufacturers looking to respond to a fast-moving market.

Keen interest in Nerak Wiese at IMHX

Keen interest in Nerak Wiese at IMHX

Vertical elevation specialist, Nerak Wiese, found considerable interest among IMHX visitors in its new range of spiral conveyors, which will be officially launched in a few weeks' time.

BS Handling Systems completes three projects at Clipper Swadlincote

BS Handling Systems completes three projects at Clipper Swadlincote

Leicester based materials handling specialist, BS Handling Systems, has recently completed three valuable contracts at the extensive Clipper Logistics facilities in Swadlincote.

Inther realises new DC Varova Fashion

Inther realises new DC Varova Fashion

Varova Fashion is active in the fashion industry with store chains like Open32, Sissy-Boy and Men at Work and clothing brands like Tumble 'N Dry, Gsus, KOI and Ontour.

Advances in warehouse automation from Gebhardt-ECS

Advances in warehouse automation from Gebhardt-ECS

Gebhardt-ECS is showing some of the latest developments in its automated warehouse technology at IMHX 2016, designed to provide the speed, flexibility and reliability to meet end-customer demand and supported by a newly optimised remote maintenance service.

Logistics expansion powers Conrad Electronic

Logistics expansion powers Conrad Electronic

TGW has expanded an automated warehousing solution for Conrad Electronic, one of Europe's leading multi-channel retailers of electronics and household technology.

System provider BEUMER presents innovative sorting and distribution systems Raise performance, extend with modules

System provider BEUMER presents innovative sorting and distribution systems Raise performance, extend with modules

CeMAT India (Dec. 9 to 11) is the international trade fair for material handling, intralogistics, storage and logistics, taking place once a year in New Delhi.

Arithmetica’s 360 degree SphereVision video of Schiphol Airport luggage system

Arithmetica’s 360 degree SphereVision video of Schiphol Airport luggage system

360 degree video recording system from Arithmetica has been used to reveal the journey of a suitcase at one of the world's busiest airports.

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex invited into Richard Branson’s home for prestigious Fast Track 100 conference WITH PIC

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex invited into Richard Branson’s home for prestigious Fast Track 100 conference WITH PIC

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex was recently invited to attend the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 conference and awards dinner at Sir Richard Branson's family home.