Conveyors & Sortation

Comprehensive information on conveyance and sortation in Materials Handling covering belt conveyors, gravity conveyors, and popup wheel sortation.


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By Bob Trebilcock · July 14, 2017
Shuttle and case dispensing technologies help Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits keep up with demand in one of the most competitive markets in the country.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 14, 2017
On Long Island, the country’s premier distributor of wine and spirits turned to shuttle and case dispensing technology to add new life to an old DC.
By MMH Staff · July 11, 2017
Shipments increased by 26.8% when compared to May 2016 sales.
By MMH Staff · June 30, 2017
New facility to reduce total cost of ownership for customers through shortened lead times, increased flexibility and agility.
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By MMH Staff · June 8, 2017
The modular roller top belt was designed to solve a range of increasingly challenging transfer and diverting problems complicating operations in distribution centers.
By MMH Staff · May 25, 2017
In the past two years Dorner has acquired Geppert-Band, a German-based manufacturer of belt and modular belt conveyors; FlexMove, a Malaysia-based manufacturer of flexible chain conveyors; and opened an office in Ontario, Canada. The acquisition of Sautem better positions Dorner to continue growing its presence in Mexico and Latin America.
By MMH Staff · May 18, 2017
Following its acquisition of Bastian, TICO continues its strategy to increase its presence in automated material handling.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Shipments up 16.2% compared to March 2016 sales, up 28% since February 2017.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 9, 2017
Every company considers itself an innovator. It’s time to include materials handling leaders in that category.
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By Tim Kraus, Product Manager, Intelligrated and Rusty Matthews, Sales Account Manager, Tilt-Tray and Cross-Belt Sorter Operatio · April 18, 2017
Guiding you through the process of evaluating and selecting the right “mission-critical” sortation solution
By MMH Staff · April 10, 2017
Orders had seen near-50% increases in February 2016.
By Bridget McCrea · April 4, 2017
Pushed to the limit by e-commerce and omni-channel, the modern DC needs flexible, safe and efficient conveyor and sortation solutions that support high-velocity operations.
By MMH Staff · April 4, 2017
Intelligrated (Booth S2003) has debuted the IntelliSort HDS, a high-density parcel and e-commerce sortation solution.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 3, 2017
Thrive Market’s new Indiana DC was designed to meet the needs of a fast-growing e-commerce startup today and tomorrow.
By Josh Bond · March 24, 2017
After closing 2016 up 1.6%, the association set new records for total value of shipments.

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From the July 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
Shuttle and case dispensing technologies help Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits keep up with demand in one of the most competitive markets in the country.
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