Sorting Systems

Equipment Solutions For The Recycling Industry

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Sorting Systems

As a business that sorts materials for resale, reuse, or proper disposal, you need a reliable material handling system that can effectively sort materials both large and small. At Karl Schmidt Mfg Inc. we manufacture sorting systems that can meet the custom specification needed for any project — allowing for you to efficiently sort MSW, fiber, C&D, commingles, and recyclable mixtures.

Our material sorting systems are designed with the intention to not only make your material handling system operations more streamlined but also more environmentally compatible — allowing for you to recover materials that might otherwise have failed to be separated.

When you work with Karl Schmidt Mfg Inc. you can expect to receive material handling systems that are flexible to meet the needs of your unique operation. The flexibility of our standard chainbelt conveyor systems and slider bed conveyor systems allow for us to configure and integrate our systems to be compatible with a number of other units including, but not limited to magnetic systems, Eddy current systems, screening systems, and other common separators.

At Karl Schmidt Mfg Inc., our specialty sorting systems are designed to fit each end user’s individual needs. Please contact us today to discuss your unique sorting system needs and to inquire what we can do to make sure that those needs are met.

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About Us

For 35 years Karl Schmidt Mfg. has provided the recycling industry with top-tier customer service. We pride ourselves in doing what is always right for the customer. One of the most important aspects of having a thriving business is service.

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Regardless if it’s a single slider bed conveyor, a small engineering services project, or a single stream MRF, the Karl Schmidt Mfg.’ outlook remains the same, "Do What is Right For the Customer" regardless of their purchase!

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We have been engineering & manufacturing conveyors and related recycling equipment since 1978. We have installed over 2,000 conveyors, a variety of dual stream systems and single stream recycling systems all over the United States as well as internationally around the World.