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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Vanderlande secures orders worth more than €200 million

Vanderlande secures orders worth more than €200 million

Vanderlande has confirmed that it recently has secured orders of more than €200 million – which makes the total order intake €1 billion for the 2015 financial year – for its integrated solutions in the baggage handling and parcel and postal sectors.

Vanderlande acquires Dinamic

Vanderlande acquires Dinamic

Vanderlande has announced its acquisition of Dinamic Industrial Business (Dinamic) as a key part of its ongoing strategy for profitable growth in Europe and the US.

Swisslog acquires warehouse automation provider FORTE Industries in the US

Swisslog acquires warehouse automation provider FORTE Industries in the US

Swisslog has announced the completed acquisition of FORTE Industries, the warehouse automation system integrator located in Ohio, USA.

BITO’s new 53 litre container keeps quiet on conveyors

BITO’s new 53 litre container keeps quiet on conveyors

The new 53 litre capacity BITOBOX XLmotion plastic container's base features diagonal support ribbing. This ensures silent travelling on conveyors and also gives a high level of rigidity.

Crown 'picks' up Good Design Award for QuickPick Remote

Crown 'picks' up Good Design Award for QuickPick Remote

Material handling company, Crown, recently gained its fourth award for the GPC 3000 order picker with QuickPick Remote by winning its 14th Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

Innovative layer picking system in line for industry award

Innovative layer picking system in line for industry award

A new order picking system that allows over 1000 cases per hour to be picked has been named as a finalist in the Innovation category of this year's Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Awards.

Dematic acquires SDI Group Europe

Dematic acquires SDI Group Europe

Dematic Group has announced the acquisition of FSU Investments Limited.

Overhead conveyor powered by Bauer improves productivity for bottling plant

Overhead conveyor powered by Bauer improves productivity for bottling plant

While forklifts are excellent tools for transporting heavy pallets from place to place, they can also pose a very real risk to employee safety and cause damage to stock; this is especially true in an extremely busy working environment.

Latest modular conveyor system offers simplified design and installation and near-silent operation

Latest modular conveyor system offers simplified design and installation and near-silent operation

Bosch Rexroth has launched its latest conveyor system, VarioFlow Plus, in a bid to dramatically reduce production line specification and installation times for machine builders and end-users.

Four Interroll Crossbelt Sorters successfully started up at China Post in November 2014

Four Interroll Crossbelt Sorters successfully started up at China Post in November 2014

Interroll, provider of key products and solutions for internal logistics, recently announced that three Horizontal Crossbelt Sorters and one Vertical Crossbelt Sorter successfully started up at China Post in November 2014.

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