Press Release Summary:
Providing positive, medium-rate carton sorting, Pivot Arm Sorter is designed with pivoting-arm diverter and integral, vertical belt drive, which offer various divert configurations for conveyor sorting systems. It can be configured as single-side or bi-directional sorter and integrates into existing belt or roller conveyor applications. Modular design has compact configuration and is activated by controls housed within unit or remotely.
Original Press Release:
Siemens Dematic Introduces Medium Rate Sorter
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-(December 1, 2003)-Siemens Dematic introduces the Pivot Arm Sorter which offers positive, medium rate carton sorting with throughput rates between 30 and 74 cartons per minute depending on conveyor speed and carton size. The new sorter is designed with a pivoting arm diverter and integral vertical belt drive to offer a variety of divert configurations for conveyor sorting systems. It can be configured as a single side or bi-directional sorter. The Pivot Arm Sorter is easily integrated into belt or roller conveyor applications and can be easily retrofit to existing systems. The advanced modular design has a compact configuration which assures quiet operation and quick access for maintenance. The sorter is activated by controls which can be housed within the unit or remotely. It can also be activated by photo eye, PLC or manually. For a product brochure and high resolution digital image, please visit the following URL: usa.siemens-dematic.com/ma/news.asp Siemens Dematic Siemens Dematic With its world headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, Siemens Dematic's Material Handling Automation Division is a subsidiary of Siemens Dematic AG, based in Nuremberg, Germany. Siemens Dematic AG is the world's leading supplier of logistics and factory automation systems. As a systems integrator, Siemens Dematic supplies a full range of products and services, from individual products and systems to complete turnkey facilities as a general contractor. It consists of three business units: Material Handling Automation, Postal Automation and Electronics Assembly Systems. The company, with approximately 10,000 employees worldwide has a business volume of around 2.6 billion Euros. For more information: www.siemens-dematic.us/ma Siemens AG (NYSE: SI), headquartered in Munich, is a leading global electronics and engineering company. It employs 417,000 people in 192 countries and reported worldwide sales of more than $74.2 billion in fiscal 2003 (10/1/02 - 9/30/03). The United States is Siemens' largest market in the world, with 11 of Siemens' worldwide businesses headquartered here and annual sales of $21.5 billion in fiscal 2002. The Siemens companies in the U.S. employ approximately 65,000 people in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Corporate headquarters for Siemens' U.S. businesses are located in New York City. For more information: www.usa.siemens.com.