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Video Demo – View SJF’s New Air Sweep Sorter Live

The short video below demonstrates the new SJF air sweep sorter in action. This short video demonstrates air sweep sorting a wide array of different packages   for its client “Fun Company”  in Mankato Minnesota. SJF Air Sweep sorters are specifically designed to quickly sort boxes, bags and well as smaller hard to handle items into shipping containers.

SJF’s sweep sorter provides an affordable sortation solution for a wide range of hard to handle products ranging from boxes to poly bags. Notice the different sizes and dimensions of the product, some round and some near flat. This system is sorting packages at a rate of 50/min.

conveyor, automation, order fulfillment If you have questions or would simply like more information on SJF’s air sweep sorters  and/or SurePik automated conveyor software please contact Sam Sterner (samsterner@sjf.com ) and/or Frank Sterner (fsterner@sjf.com )  or call them at  320-485-2824.

sortation conveyors

Affordable sortation for hard to handle packaging

SJF air sweep sorter

Overhead View : SJF Air Sweep Sorter – Fun Company ,Mankato MN.

New Product – Lift Products, Inc. Lift Tables

SJF is now representing Lift Products, Inc’s line of lift tables.  Lift Products is known in the industry as having a high-quality product.  They offer many models available in several sizes.  SJF currently has available online their light duty lift tables, medium duty lift tables, heavy duty lift tables as well as their popular Roto-Max work positioner.

All of Lift Product’s tables can be customized either in size or with optional add-ons.  For details, please call an SJF representative at 800-598-5532.

Check Out Lift Products, Inc. Lift Tables

SJF Goes Responsive

SJF just released the new fully responsive layout of their website.

“The new design allows users across all devices to have a consistent, engaging experience.” says Kent Powell – SJF’s web designer/developer. “Responsive design allows us to focus on one web property (sjf.com) rather than fracture the site into desktop, mobile, and app versions.  The site automatically adapts to the medium being used to display it. ”

This new design is currently applicable to all of the used/feature pages on SJF.com as well as the home page – with the rest of the site to follow soon.  This new design makes the old mobile site (m.sjf.com) obsolete.  The old site will remain active for a time, however future development will be focused solely on the main sjf.com domain to make the entire site accessible from all devices.

New Product: Maximum Density Flow Rail

Maximum Density Flow Rail is designed to provide all of the benefits of traditional high-density pallet racking (drive-in, push-back, pallet flow) with none of the drawbacks. This flow rail system can easily store pallets up to 10 Deep!

Here are just a few of the benefits a maximum density flow rail system can provide you.

  • Can be installed/retrofitted on most existing racks & drive-in rack systems
  • No power necessary – No motors to maintain or batteries to charge.
  • No incline necessary – Not gravity feed. No rail incline needed.
  • Can be operated with a fork truck to store & retrieve pallets
  • Rails are Horizontal – Not angled or gravity fed
  • No flow rail brakes to adjust or troubleshoot
  • Each lane can hold a different product SKU
  • Rail is Maintenance Free and Rust Proof!
  • Can be used in low temperature environments
  • Easy to modify track length

Read more about this revolutionary new system & view photos and videos of its operation on our website.

Max-Density Flow Rails : Read More

Lift’n Buddy – New Product Release

SJF just became a national distributor for the Lift’n Buddy line of powered hand carts.

Built on a lightweight durable aluminium frame with powder coat paint finish, various Lift’n Buddy models can handle loads up to 350 lbs. and lift them a full 36″ high.

Lift’n Buddy was just added to the SJF.com online store and is now available for view and purchase online at a special low introductory price of only $2,464.20 ea.

View Lift’n Buddy in the Online Store

New! Take a Virtual Tour of SJF

Just Released!

Virtual Tour Button

Look for this button on our site to take the tour!

*edit – To clarify – you need to visit the linked page to take the tour. Either click on the image at right or the link below and look for the tour button on the new page.

Now you can go on a virtual tour of SJF Material Handling — right from your desktop computer.  We have just released a new feature to our website where clients can go on a virtual walk through the yard.  At this time, the tour encompasses only a few rows of our large inventory, but come this spring, there will be additional areas added – including the new buildings, the shop, indoor warehouse storage, and perhaps (if we have enough requests) the offices.

To take the tour, simply look for the image at right on our website (sjf.com).  Click on it and you’ll be able to use the arrows to walk up and down the rows and rows of rack components we have available for sale.

Are there any other corners of SJF you’d like to see on a tour? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

(Visit this link to find the tour button.)