Key Technology, Inc.

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Red Wine Grape Sorter for MOG removal.

Combining mechanical MOG (material other than grape) removal shaker and optical sorting with integral juice recovery system,Â- VitiSort™ helps wineries producing 5,000–50,000 cases/year improve product quality and reallocate labor. Two-stage, stainless steel system sorts up to 5 tons of red grapes per hour while removing unwanted objects. Featuring color touchscreen...

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Laser Sorter features 100% digital design.
Material Handling & Storage

Laser Sorter features 100% digital design.

Based on Enygma™ sort engine, which enables fusion of multiple sensor characteristics into single sort decision, Taurys™ optimizes accuracy of defect and foreign material removal,Â- helping food processors maximize product quality. Chycane™ infeed chute produces consistent trajectory through inspection and ejection zones, while laser scanner operates up to 24,000 rpm to increase...

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Material Handling & Storage

Vibratory Conveyors feature sanitary design.

Utilizing oil-free electric vibrating motor that eliminates gear box, drive belts, and motor oil from process,Â- Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyors minimize chance of product contamination. Vector lock screen clamp, featuring hybrid design, allows user to lock and unlock screen with one hand and no tools, and will not lose pressure over time. Other hygienic features include...

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Key Technology Unveils New State-of-the-Art Product Definer
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Key Technology Unveils New State-of-the-Art Product Definer

Hyperspectral image of sugar end potato strips, as captured by Key Technology’s Product Definer, aids in designing new sorting systems that solve outstanding product quality problems Key Technology unveils its new Product Definer, a state-of-the-art instrument, located in its customer visitor center. This proprietary hyperspectral imaging spectrometer helps Key quickly analyze and evaluate new...

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Material Handling & Storage

Key Technology Announces Significant Order from Leading Agricultural Company

Contract Valued at Approximately $5 Million WALLA WALLA, Wash. - Key Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTEC), a worldwide leader and full-solutions provider in the design and manufacture of process automation systems, today announced it has entered into an agreement valued at approximately $5 million to supply optical sorting solutions to a Fortune 500 provider of agricultural products. Shipments of the...

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L&S Cranberry Optimizes Its Optyx® Sorter with RemoteMD(TM)
Controls & Controllers

L&S Cranberry Optimizes Its Optyx® Sorter with RemoteMD(TM)

L&S Cranberry is one of the largest growers supplying Ocean Spray Cranberries, the grower-owned agricultural cooperative. Farming and packing 8 million pounds of fresh cranberries a year, on average, during its four-month season, L&S Cranberry works hard to maximize productivity while maintaining the highest product quality and food safety. To achieve these goals, they rely on Key Technology's...

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In-Air Color Food Sorter has 4 cameras for all-around viewing.
Material Handling & Storage

In-Air Color Food Sorter has 4 cameras for all-around viewing.

Tegra 7755E features 30 in. wide platform with 4 cameras, each scanning full width of belt, to view product zone from 4 sides. It has metal-mesh catenary C-Belt® that allows objects to be seen from top and bottom, while close-coupled high-speed ejector system uses air jets to remove defective ones. Able to find 1-2 mm size defects, unit can sort up to 16,500 lb/hr. Sorter also includes...

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Stemilt Growers Selects Key Technology's Optyx® Sorter for Cherry Packing
Material Handling & Storage

Stemilt Growers Selects Key Technology's Optyx® Sorter for Cherry Packing

Key Technology introduces Optyx® sorters designed specifically for packers of fresh sweet cherries. With the rising cost and increasing shortage of labor in the packing plant, cherry packers are looking to automate inspection. Optyx gently sorts dark red cherries, automatically removing foreign material (FM) and defects, including soft fruit, to dramatically reduce the packer's manual...

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Controls & Controllers

Optical Sorter Protection Program helps optimize food safety.

Available for new and installed G6 Manta®, Optyx®, and Tegra® optical sorters as well as G6 ADR® Automatic Defect Removal Systems, FoodSafetyPRO(TM) helps food processors maintain recordkeeping in accordance with FSMA, SQF certification, and GFSI certification. Program combines comprehensive system audit, RemoteMD(TM) Premium proactive real-time equipment monitoring,...

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Pinguin Purchases Three Manta® Sorters from Key Technology
Material Handling & Storage

Pinguin Purchases Three Manta® Sorters from Key Technology

Key Technology announces that Pinguin, a member of the PinguinLutosa Food Group specializing in frozen vegetables, has invested in three Manta® 2000 series sorters for processing spinach and green beans. Featuring laser technology and top- and bottom-mounted cameras, Pinguin's Manta sorters are designed to improve detection and removal of the widest range of foreign material (FM) and...

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