OPEX® improves warehouse automation sorting technology to integrate RFID reading

MORESTOWN, New Jersey, January 10, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OPEX® A world leader in next-generation automation for nearly 50 years, the Corporation is expanding the capabilities of its industry-leading Sure Sort® Warehouse Automation technology to include radio frequency identification (RFID) scanning to meet customer needs and increase operational speed. efficiency.

A scalable, reliable and high-performance sorting system, Sure Sort has long been a warehouse automation solution for distribution centers, retailers and third-party logistics providers looking for order management, cost-effective and accurate cross-positioning and reverse tracking. logistics.

OPEX has added the option of RFID reading capabilities to meet growing customer needs, particularly apparel manufacturers and retailers. Barcodes are sometimes hidden in clothing and require additional manipulation by the operator, which slows down operations. Since RFID uses radio waves, reading does not require visual contact. Outside of the apparel industry, RFID reading is widespread in cell phone processing and the pharmaceutical industry, to name a few applications.

“The expansion of RFID technology is another example of how we are aligning our values ​​and principles of listening and adapting to our customers’ needs,” said Alex Stevens, president of OPEX Warehouse. “This is another great addition to our growing portfolio of modular and flexible warehouse automation technologies and solutions.”

With ever-increasing labor costs and supply chain challenges, the demand for more responsive warehouse automation technologies has never been greater. Sure Sort’s robotic delivery vehicles, iBOTs®, process up to 2,400 items per hour quickly and accurately with just three operators, recharging as they move through the system.

OPEX will attend the NRF 2023 show, which will be held at the Javits Center in New York from January 15 to 17. The Sure Sort automated sorting wall will be at OPEX booth #769. Attendees can watch a live demonstration and meet automation experts during the show.

With generations of industry experience and a proven track record of developing industry-leading automation and advanced engineering capabilities, OPEX is constantly redefining automation technology to help customers solve their biggest business challenges. For nearly fifty years, OPEX has been a trusted partner that works closely with its customers to develop customized and scalable solutions.

About OPEX

OPEX Corporation is a global leader in next-generation automation, providing unique and innovative solutions for warehouse, document and mail automation. Headquartered in Moorestown, New Jersey, USA and with facilities in Pennsauken, New Jersey, Plano, Texas, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Australia, OPEX has more than 1,600 employees. answer the business challenges of today and tomorrow.

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