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sortation

Identifying objects that are stamped with a barcode and routing them to the appropriate destination. Sortation is typically a high-speed process used in the transportation industry by companies such as Federal Express, UPS and others. See sort and barcode.
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These integrated systems, which leverage the latest Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology for increased read rates based on Croatian post formats and characters, provide exceptional accuracy, document integrity and security at a rate of 230,000 items per hour, and have transformed the Croatian Post into the premium sortation hub for in-country and out-of-country postal providers.
And, by relocating the sortation system from the floor to the mezzanine, it freed up more than 8,000 square feet of floor space, allowing that space to be more productive.
Instead, the team looked at more conventional automation used to aggregate multi-line orders, like tilt tray sortation and goods-to-person solutions.
These technologies are complemented by Hytrol's sortation offerings, the ProSort 400 Elite series high speed shoe sorter, as well as the ProSort MRT series narrow belt sorter.
Jerry Woodhouse, managing director of the company's European Operations, said: "Winning the Joseph Witt contract illustrates that FKI Logistex continues to lead the industry in innovative sortation technology.
With individual, motor-driven belted carriers, the S-3000CB features gentle, horizontal item discharge and induction to ensure precise positioning and orientation throughout the sortation process.
A provider of more than 900 sortation systems installed worldwide, FKI Logistex is the industry leader in high-speed sortation.
Royse says GreenFiber seeks out "morn and pop" MRFs that are conducting a much cleaner sortation rather than pushing single stream.
Interest in electrostatic sortation (another metallurgical technology) is increasing because it appears to be the first dry method to separate two resins of the same density and color.
A member company of FKI Logistex, Danville, KY, Crisplant designs and manufactures advanced sortation systems.
TIPAX has chosen BEUMER Group to deliver, install and commission a high-speed sortation system in its new Hub.