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  • Automated sorting technologies

    June 10, 2020 by SWR Staff

    Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched two new products – a new generation of its Autosort technology and Autosort Speedair, and also outlined plans for the forthcoming launch of a third new solution, Autosort Cybot. The new Autosort is an ultra-compact

  • Robotics leasing program

    May 29, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    DENVER – AMP Robotics Corp. has a new lease program to make AI and robotics even more accessible to recycling businesses facing operational and economic challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic. “The challenging operating environment for recycling businesses brought on

  • Product Metals Sorting

    Aluminum sorting technology

    April 7, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s X-Ray Transmission (XRT) technology with its X-TRACT and X-TRACT X6 FINES units efficiently separates aluminum and aluminum alloys from heavy metals. The XRT technology facilitates the classification process and optimizes the efficiency of sorting secondary aluminum raw

  • Industrial Magnetics launches metal separation test facility

    February 17, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BOYNE CITY, Michigan – Industrial Magnetics, Inc., owner of the Javelin brand, is building a new, 6,000 square foot application testing facility for customers who are interested in the recovery or separation of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in recycling-related industries.

  • Bionic recycling centres, not as cool as Steve Austin

    January 24, 2020 by Eric Camirand

    Humans just slow the robots down

  • Add-on deep learning for sorting machines

    January 3, 2020 by SWR Staff

    Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched Gain, a deep learning-based sorting technology that enhances the performance of its sensor-based sorting machines. Rather than adding a new machine or line at the plant, the new Gain technology is an add-on option for

  • Robotic sorting

    November 29, 2019 by Eric Camirand

    The picks-per-minute illusion

  • Product Metals Sorting

    Fine metal sorting

    September 19, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling has launched the new X-TRACT X6 FINES for high-purity sorting of mixed non-ferrous metal fractions. The unprecedented technology was unveiled Aluminum USA, in Nashville, Tennessee.    X-TRACT X6 FINES detects and sorts small metal grains of almost

  • Single Stream Recyclers adds four robotic sorters

    July 1, 2019 by SWR Staff

    DENVER – Single Stream Recyclers (SSR) is adding four AMP Robotics Cortex single-robot systems (SRS) at its 100,000 square-foot facility in Sarasota. Florida. SSR recently unveiled its first installation of AMP systems at its state-of-the-art material recovery facility (MRF) in

  • Product Recycling Sorting

    Hot wash system

    May 30, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SMITHFIELD, Rhode Island — Manufacturers of food products and other packaging-intensive goods require large quantities of uniform reusable plastic granulates/flakes. When integrated into a new or existing plastics recycling line, hot wash systems from Herbold USA help processors meet this