New enhancements to the OPEX® Sure Sort® Robotic Sorting System Expand Capabilities and Increase Productivity for Warehouse Automation Customers

MOORESTOWN, NJ, August 03, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – OPEX® Corporation, the world’s leading provider of innovative warehouse automation solutions, has made enhancements to one of its most popular products to better meet the needs of warehouse customers.

First introduced in 2017, the Sure Sort® Robotic Small Item Sorting System has revolutionized order fulfillment in e-commerce distribution centers around the world with its compact set of scalable sorting locations. , size and personalize in the small space of a one-step placement wall. Sure Sort quickly and accurately processes up to 2,400 items per hour with limited labor.

Sure Sort easily handles a wide range of items, including cylindrical, clear, plastic bagged, and blister packs weighing less than five pounds each. It can handle items as low as two inches in length and width and can handle products up to 15 inches long, 12 inches wide, and 6 inches high thanks to new modifications just made by OPEX.

“Previously, Sure Sort only handled four-inch tall items,” said Monty McVaugh, Manager, OPEX Product Management Group. “After talking to our customers, we have increased the height capacity to accommodate taller items, such as a standard shoe box. Two inches may not sound like a lot, but we think it will increase the sorting fee by as much as 10 percent, or more. , depending on the items that customers are sorting. “

“Sure Sort is ideal for both small businesses looking to take the first step in profitable warehouse automation and large fulfillment operations looking to streamline processes,” said Alex Stevens, Vice President of Warehouse Automation at OPEX. “It is an efficient and scalable system that reduces the large footprint and cost associated with traditional sorters and provides customers with a quick return on investment.”

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Sure Sort features include:

IBOT® technology that powers multi-directional, intelligent, wireless and energy-efficient robotic vehicles

Configurable sorting bins, bins and boxes

OPEX scanning tunnels that scan items on six sides and read up to eight barcodes on a given SKU reference

Integration in the Warehouse Management System (WMS) through a simple API

Configurable package-to-light LED system that notifies workers when orders are complete or additional actions are required

An optional sizer that captures product attributes in real time as items pass through the scanning tunnel and provides up-to-date information to the WMS

Among the most popular uses of the innovative Sure Sort technology are order fulfillment applications for e-commerce; distribution in retail stores (brick and cement); sorting / presenting packages by zip code or zip code to reduce shipping costs; and customers who make kit-of-the-month club mounting kits or meal delivery kits, for example. In addition to order fulfillment, Sure Sort is successfully used for reverse logistics and replenishment, warehouse cross-docking, store cross-docking, and aisle sorting when space is limited.

As the leader in compact vertical sorting, OPEX is pleased to have collaborated with our customers in the deployment of systems in North America, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Australia, South Korea, Israel, Poland and Japan, with many new markets reaching They will go into operation in 2022.

For more information about OPEX Sure Sort, visit and see the white paper.


OPEX Corporation provides next-generation automation, including warehouse, document and mail automation solutions, to customers around the world. Headquartered in Moorestown, NJ – with facilities in Pennsauken, NJ; Plano, TX (Dallas metro); France; Germany; Swiss; Australia and the UK – OPEX has more than 1,450 employees committed to reinventing and delivering innovative, scalable and unique technology solutions to solve today’s business challenges.

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