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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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.

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.

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