Bar-code readers help recycle cans

AUGUST 29, 2008--The Danish company Anker Andersen (Toerring, Denmark; www.anker-andersen.com) specializes in automation for brewing machinery, industrial plants, recycling systems, and vending machines.

AUGUST 29, 2008--The Danish company Anker Andersen (Toerring, Denmark; www.anker-andersen.com) specializes in automation for brewing machinery, industrial plants, recycling systems, and vending machines. They are the manufacturer behind the sorting machines used by Dansk Retursystem (Hedehusene, Denmark; www.dansk-retursystem.dk) and have delivered their first high-rate sorting machine to Germany to begin the automation of the manual counting and sorting process. This machine counts and sorts large numbers of containers with varied size and weight and at very high speeds. It is in effect the first machine of its kind that can handle the fragility and heavy weight of glass at the same time as the low weight and small size of aluminum cans at high speed.

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