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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SDI Group launches sortation knowledge portal

SDI Group launches sortation knowledge portal

SDI Group, the global integrator of automated materials handling systems, has launched www.sortation.com, a new web site designed to demonstrate the benefits of automated sortation in a multimedia format.

Swisslog secures major order for new distribution centre from Scandinavian fashion retailer Varner

Swisslog secures major order for new distribution centre from Scandinavian fashion retailer Varner

Swisslog has been awarded a major order for a new distribution centre in Sweden by the Varner Group, a leading retailer of strong fashion brands in Scandinavia.

Technilog signs order for Knapp solution at CeMAT

Technilog signs order for Knapp solution at CeMAT

The German wholesaler of electrical installation supplies, Technilog, has chosen Knapp to supply its automated handling solution and the company signed the contract at the recent CeMAT exhibition in Hannover.

Crown remote order-picking technology earns iF Design Award

Crown remote order-picking technology earns iF Design Award

Crown has announces that its QuickPick Remote order-picking technology has earned a third international design award for superior design quality, workmanship, ergonomics and innovative functionality. This most recent honour comes from the iF International Forum Design in the "Transportation Design/Special Vehicles" category of its 2014 product design competition. The iF jury has now recognised Crown product design excellence 35 times since 1969.

Dematic expands Regional Engineering Centre network

Dematic expands Regional Engineering Centre network

Dematic, a supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution centre, has opened a new engineering centre in Seattle, Washington US, and has added more engineering staff to the Western Region of North America.

SDI Group launch tilt-tray sorter for versatility, performance and value

SDI Group launch tilt-tray sorter for versatility, performance and value

SDI Group, the global integrator of automated material handling systems, has developed a highly versatile and fast, tilt-tray sorter suited to e-commerce, fulfilment and general applications.

ASOS places major order with Dematic

ASOS places major order with Dematic

Dematic have been awarded a major order by global online fashion and beauty retailer ASOS.

LB Foster Materials Handling completes two major contracts for Lear Corporation

LB Foster Materials Handling completes two major contracts for Lear Corporation

Leicester based LB Foster Materials Handling has completed two major contracts at the Lear Corporation seating facility located in Coventry.

Dematic provides Centresoft with high-speed sortation system

Dematic provides Centresoft with high-speed sortation system

Dematic has provided Centresoft with a high-speed sortation system centred around Dematic's latest generation 3 Crossbelt Sorter, unique in its design to increase productivity at its Birmingham warehouse.

Conveyor Handling Company at MODEX

Conveyor Handling Company at MODEX

Conveyor Handling Company will be exhibiting at MODEX 2014, the supply chain and manufacturing industry's largest expo, March 17-20 at the World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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