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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METTLER TOLEDO Safeline develops new fully integrated conveyorised metal detection system

METTLER TOLEDO Safeline develops new fully integrated conveyorised metal detection system

Industrial metal detectors can bring important benefits to the production line for food, non-food and pharmaceutical applications.

Heron Foods installs Presona baler and conveyor system

Heron Foods installs Presona baler and conveyor system

Rapidly expanding discount supermarket chain Heron Foods has chosen a new LP 50 EH2 prepress baler for its main distribution centre in North Ferriby in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Prime Vision and Unmanned Life demonstrate proof of concept for Autonomous Sorting solution

Prime Vision and Unmanned Life demonstrate proof of concept for Autonomous Sorting solution

Prime Vision and Unmanned Life presented the results of the proof of concept and performed a live demonstration of their Autonomous Sorting solution to an invited audience at Zoetermeer, The Netherlands.

TSA approves Vanderlande-Optosecurity automated screening lane

TSA approves Vanderlande-Optosecurity automated screening lane

Vanderlande, along with integrated remote screening software partner, Optosecurity Corp., have been notified that their integrated ASL system has been approved by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to proceed to airport operational deployments after successful completion of TSA's integration assessment testing.

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.

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