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Crisplant sorters chosen by more sectors to support cost down initiatives

Innovative technology adopted by major projects in the air passenger transport, warehousing, post and parcel distribution sectors State-of-the-art sorters support cost-down and green initiatives New drive technology reduces operating costs, energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions Up to 75 percent lower energy consumption than sorters with conventional drive technology

Crisplant – a leading global supplier of automated baggage handling systems – announce that major projects in the airport, warehousing, parcel distribution and postal sectors are installing innovative Crisplant sorters to support cost-down initiatives and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Crisplant Managing Director, Ranjit Bhabra, explained; "The Linear Synchronous Motor technology, introduced in the LS-4000 sorters, provides customers with a win-win situation: the sorter requires ultra-low maintenance overheads and also cuts energy consumption by up to 75% compared to sorters using conventional drive technology. This dramatically reduced energy consumption cuts energy costs, as well as carbon dioxide emissions, to support both cost-down and green initiatives."

Lately, the technology has been installed and proven across several key industries: In the mail-order and e-commerce sector, fashion giant Joseph Witt GmbH has installed both the cross-belt and tilt-tray versions of the LS-4000 sorter as part of a new 30 million euro distribution centre; in the air passenger transport sector, the LS-4000E is providing
high-speed baggage-handling in the new International Terminal at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport; whilst in post and parcel distribution, the Norwegian postal service, Posten Norge, and major parcel distribution companies, Toll Post Globe and TNT’s Pakketservice have all also chosen the LS-4000 sorter for new high-speed sorting systems.

The LS-4000 sorters are the first to incorporate innovative Linear Synchronous Motor (LSM) technology. The sorter series also introduces a common installation and technology platform focusing on a space-saving design providing valuable extra room above the sorter and on the floor to maximise the use of space. In new-build projects, this combines high efficiency within a compact footprint, whilst existing systems can increase throughput without the need to invest in additional floor-space. Increased productivity and efficiency, a safer working environment for staff and actively reducing carbon dioxide emissions from daily operations were among the reasons these well-known companies chose Crisplant’s LS-4000 sorting solution.

Ranjit Bhabra, concludes; "The energy consumption and handling efficiencies provided by the LS-4000 sorters means that any sector which requires high-speed sorting could drive cost-down and green initiatives with this new technology."

Crisplant is a leading provider of sortation solutions world wide. Crisplant provides solutions and lifetime support for airports, postal facilities, parcel distribution and warehouse and distribution centre’s in Europe and Asia. Crisplant has lead and delivered projects that include many of the world’s largest and most advanced material handling operations, which are fully supported by their global network of Customer Service & Support centres.

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