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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Versatile alternative for postal sortation

Versatile alternative for postal sortation

SDI Group, the global integrator of automated material handling systems, has entered the postal and package e-commerce market with the creation of a specialist company, SDI Sortation Solutions Ltd.

Axiom's recipe for success for Tamar Foods

Axiom's recipe for success for Tamar Foods

West Country bakery, Tamar Foods bake own label savoury pies, slices and snack foods for leading supermarket chains.

A first for sorting 'empty hangers'

A first for sorting 'empty hangers'

SDI Group, the global integrator of automated material handling systems, has achieved what it describes as a 'world first' in developing an automated 'Hanger Sorter' system for recycling empty coat hangers used extensively by the fashion sector.

Swissport to acquire Servisair

Swissport to acquire Servisair

Swissport and the French Derichebourg SA have announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Swissport will acquire Servisair from the French Derichebourg SA.

LB Foster Materials Handling provides automated solution for NHS Supply Chain NDC

LB Foster Materials Handling provides automated solution for NHS Supply Chain NDC

LB Foster Materials Handling, has completed a twin inter floor conveyor controls system for the NHS Supply Chain National Distribution Centre (NDC) at Rugby operated by DHL.

LB Foster supplies wheel deal conveyor solution

LB Foster supplies wheel deal conveyor solution

A bespoke conveyor system from LB Foster Materials Handling has been installed at MINI Plant Oxford. The solution presents a constant supply of wheels to the fitting operators on each side of the production line in the most efficient and ergonomic manner.

The Co-operative takes delivery of eighth baler for enhanced recycling network

The Co-operative takes delivery of eighth baler for enhanced recycling network

As an important element in The Co-operative's drive to lower carbon emissions and achieve zero waste to landfill, the Group has overhauled its food distribution network, whilst also creating 10 "greener" distribution centres, which serve 4,000 stores, including independent Co-operatives, across the country.

SDI Group acquires CMECS for faster fashion

SDI Group acquires CMECS for faster fashion

SDI Group has acquired Kettering-based, powered roller conveyor systems manufacturer CMECS.

Witron solution for complete product assortment in all temperature ranges

Witron solution for complete product assortment in all temperature ranges

The EDEKA corporate group Nordbayern-Sachsen-Thueringen (one out of seven regional German corporate groups) has selected Witron as the general contractor for its latest logistics and picking system.

Tong Peal Engineering announces specialist conveying range

Tong Peal Engineering announces specialist conveying range

Developed with quality, ease of use and minimal maintenance requirements in mind, Tong Peal's energy-efficient range of elevators and conveying systems will provide a complete handling solution – ideal for minimising manual processes at warehouses and packhouses.

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