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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System provider BEUMER presents innovative sorting and distribution systems Raise performance, extend with modules

System provider BEUMER presents innovative sorting and distribution systems Raise performance, extend with modules

CeMAT India (Dec. 9 to 11) is the international trade fair for material handling, intralogistics, storage and logistics, taking place once a year in New Delhi.

Arithmetica’s 360 degree SphereVision video of Schiphol Airport luggage system

Arithmetica’s 360 degree SphereVision video of Schiphol Airport luggage system

360 degree video recording system from Arithmetica has been used to reveal the journey of a suitcase at one of the world's busiest airports.

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex invited into Richard Branson’s home for prestigious Fast Track 100 conference WITH PIC

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex invited into Richard Branson’s home for prestigious Fast Track 100 conference WITH PIC

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex was recently invited to attend the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 conference and awards dinner at Sir Richard Branson's family home.

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.

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