Bühler unveils game-changing 4-in-1 optical sorter for PET recyclers

Sortex A GlowVision digital launch event attracts attendees from over 40 countries

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Bühler's Vortex A GlowVision
Bühler's Vortex A GlowVision optical sorting solution for PET recyclers is now available worldwide. Photo Bühler

On 24 June 2021, Bühler launched its Sortex A Glow Vision optical sorting solution for PET recyclers with a digital launch event with attendees from more than 40 countries. With increasing demand for bottle-to-bottle and food-packaging applications, the global plastics market can now get the superior quality and purity levels it needs thanks to the pioneering Sortex A GlowVision, launched recently in London. This one-machine solution and its host of intricate features and benefits includes a custom-built inspection system, highly accurate double-sided cameras, and flexible chute configuration. Designed, built, and validated at Bühler’s facility in London, Lawrence Kuhn, Bühler’s new Head of Segment for Plastics said, “The launch of the Sortex A GlowVision is welcome news for PET recyclers around the world. It’s a groundbreaking ‘4-in-1’ optical sorting solution that can be used for simultaneous color, polymer, foreign material and loose-label sorting. It’s the first Bühler optical sorter to feature integrated digital solutions from day one. Exceptional efficiency and accuracy are assured.” Outstanding sorting & re-sorting results In response to growing demand, the new Sortex…

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Naresh Khanna
Editor of Indian Printer and Publisher since 1979 and Packaging South Asia since 2007. Trained as an offset printer and IBM 360 computer programmer. Active in the movement to implement Indian scripts for computer-aided typesetting. Worked as a consultant and trainer to the Indian print and newspaper industry. Visiting faculty of IDC at IIT Powai in the 1990s. Also founder of IPP Services, Training and Research and has worked as its principal industry researcher since 1999. Author of book: Miracle of Indian Democracy. Elected vice-president of the International Packaging Press Organization in May 2023.