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sor·ta·tion

 (sôr-tā′shən)
n.
Sorting, especially when mechanized or automated: the sortation of baggage; sortation of parcels.

sortation

(sɔːˈteɪʃən)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) the process of sorting items into groups sharing a distinguishing quality or characteristic
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Conveyor systems, sortation systems, material handling systems integrator, distribution center planning
The upgrade will require a belt conveyor system--based on Crisplant's CrisBelt--to be integrated into the existing system to enable baggage recirculation and deliver the necessary extra system flexibility for baggage sortation.
In my more than two decades in the material handling industry, I've yet to find a better, more cost-effective solution for mid-speed sortation.
Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems, Conveyors, Sortation Systems, Pick Systems, Palletization, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV), Software & Services
For this development, a leading global supplier of automated material handling systems has made full use of the expertise and field-proven technology it has developed during its 45 years of experience creating market-leading systems and technology for use in sortation, handling and distribution.
The Commissioner XL is a compact high-performance vertical storage/sortation system which provides order-fulfillment and sortation capabilities in ambient, refrigerated and freezer environments.
Faced with the need to invest 30m Euros in a new distribution centre in Weiden, Germany to maintain a competitive, Joseph Witt GmbH has awarded FKI Logistex[R] a major contract to install the next generation sortation systems.
based FKI Logistex has introduced the S-3000CB cross-belt sorter, which provides accurate, high-speed transportation and sortation of items such as fragile products and hard-to-grip packages that present difficulties during traditional sortations.
The S3000CB cross-belt sorter provides accurate, high-speed transportation and sortation of items that present difficulties during traditional sorting, such as fragile products and hard-to-grip packages.
The S-3000CB cross-belt sorter provides accurate, high-speed transportation and sortation of items that present difficulties during traditional sortation, such as fragile products and hard-to-grip packages.
With loose paper it is also easier to do a sortation to pull out more of the contaminants.
FKI Logistex automation division, Cincinnati, offers the Boss Sorter Control Module specifically designed for high-speed sortation applications up to 600 feet a minute and more than 200 cartons a minute.