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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Kardex acquires majority share in Robomotive

Kardex acquires majority share in Robomotive

Kardex has acquired the majority share in the Dutch company Robomotive. Founded in 2011, the company develops and implements smart robot technologies.

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce`s needs for speed and space

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce`s needs for speed and space

A tray sealer and integrated conveyor from Proseal are providing a fruit producer with greater throughput and ample production line space for packing, allowing it to meet increased demand from its customers.

Made for high speed sorting applications: AV500™, the new imager by Datalogic

Made for high speed sorting applications: AV500™, the new imager by Datalogic

Datalogic introduces the AV500™ imager, an innovative 2D image-based barcode reader developed for sorting applications. The new imager solves high speed applications in retail e-Commerce, postal/parcel sortation and airport baggage handling, covering all conveyor sizes, as well as static reading applications.

Westfort builds smartest meat company with new intralogistics

Westfort builds smartest meat company with new intralogistics

Westfort will improve and further expand internal logistics together with Inther Group. The total new construction at Westfort has already started in 2014. The current location in IJsselstein (NL) will now be expanded with a central processing location and integrated freezing storage with a surface area of no less than 38,000 m2.

KNAPP showcases new solutions at IMHX

KNAPP showcases new solutions at IMHX

Global warehouse automation provider, KNAPP, received considerable interest from visitors in its latest solutions at IMHX 2019. The company exhibited its brand-new fulfilment workstation, Pick-it-Easy Evo, for the first time in the UK and also demonstrated its award-winning, AI-enabled redPILOT software.

Cimcorp partners with Conveyor Networks Ltd to target the UK distribution market

Cimcorp partners with Conveyor Networks Ltd  to target the UK distribution market

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfilment and tyre-handling solutions, has signed an agreement with Conveyor Networks Ltd for the company to represent Cimcorp in the UK market.

Potatoes ‘go’ fully automated thanks to Europe’s largest plastic pallet box

Potatoes ‘go’ fully automated thanks to Europe’s largest plastic pallet box

Goplasticpallets.com has witnessed increased adoption of automation in the UK potato industry, much of this based around systems developed and implemented by Deprez Handling Solutions and using its GoPalletBox 1311S 3R – Europe’s largest plastic pallet box.

Compact precleaner with torsion spring simplifies installation in conveyor belt systems

Compact precleaner with torsion spring simplifies installation in conveyor belt systems

Flexco has come out with the EZP1T, an advanced version of its proven EZP1 precleaner. The models in this new series incorporate a torsion spring instead of a tension spring, which means they take up less space than the standard version.

UNEX Manufacturing showcases latest order picking solutions at ProMat 2019

UNEX Manufacturing showcases latest order picking solutions at ProMat 2019

UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the provider of order picking solutions, will be exhibiting its award-winning order picking and storage solutions at ProMat 2019, held from April 8-11 in Chicago, IL US at McCormick Place.

Hermes installs specialist £1million carousel system for bulky items

Hermes installs specialist £1million carousel system for bulky items

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has further enhanced capacity and operational efficiency at its Midlands Super Hub in Rugby by installing a new bespoke semi-automated carousel system.

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