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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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.

OCM delivered a new sorting system to DHL Express Bulgaria

OCM delivered a new sorting system to DHL Express Bulgaria

Material handling specialist OCM has delivered a new automated facility to DHL Express Bulgaria to support the significant volume business growth of the express courier. The facility located in Sofia became operational at the end of the last summer. Totally new, the sorting system was installed on a greenfield at Sofia Airport.

Vanderlande presents evolutions for omni-channel warehouses at LogiMAT

Vanderlande presents evolutions for omni-channel warehouses at LogiMAT

Vanderlande will showcase its next generation of scalable solutions for the fashion, food and general merchandise markets at LogiMAT 2019. The company’s evolutions have been specifically designed to meet the challenges facing ecommerce and omni-channel warehouses.

Whistl invest in parcel sortation to meet growing demand

Whistl invest in parcel sortation to meet growing demand

Whistl, the delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media, Fulfilment and Parcels, has invested in its first automated parcel sortation machine which has been installed, over three months, at its Super Depot in Bolton.

New machine trial for punnet loading factories

New machine trial for punnet loading factories

At PPMA 2018, Brillopak is offering visitors to its PPMA stand (C50) the opportunity to sign up to a one-week free trial of its superfast new BR2 Punnet Packer.

Vanderlande brings item picking cobot technology to life

Vanderlande brings item picking cobot technology to life

Vanderlande has developed a 'cobot application' (a robot physically capable of working alongside human operators) together with leading Finnish trading company in assembly and fastening materials, Würth Oy, and its logistics software partner (Leanware Oy) in a shared pilot project.

KNAPP installs second pocket sorter solution for ASOS

KNAPP installs second pocket sorter solution for ASOS

KNAPP is supplying its pocket sorter technology at the Berlin distribution centre of leading online fashion retailer, ASOS.

Telair receives certification for its new Flexible Loading System

Telair receives certification for its new Flexible Loading System

Telair International AB has received certification for its new Flexible Loading System (FLS) for all current production and in-service Boeing 737 aircraft. The system allows 737 operators to carry containerised cargo (baggage, mail, and parcel freight) in the lower hold of the aircraft, along with bulk-loaded bags.

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.

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