Masotina chose ZenRobotics as partner for AI-based sorting of plastic waste
Italian waste management company Masotina’s S.p.A. facility is one of the largest material recovery facilities (MRF) in Europe that receives, sorts, separates and prepares recyclable household waste plastics. Masotina has made substantial investments in recent years into advanced automation and recycling technologies to gain a leadership position in the plastic waste recovery and recycling market. By partnering with ZenRobotics, Masotina expands its technology leadership to include AI-based waste sorting robotics at its flagship facility.
Masotina wanted to invest into advanced automation and recycling technologies to gain a leadership position in the plastic waste recovery and recycling market.
They expanded their technology leadership to include AI-based waste sorting robotics.
Thanks to its compact size, Fast Picker has been integrated into existing sorting line despite very tight spaces at the facility.
Fast Picker sorting robots improve efficiency and reduce the need for manual sorting
The robustly automated Masotina S.p.A. household waste plastic sorting facility is located near Milan and has a yearly capacity of 250.000 tons. The facility has been retrofitted in recent years to feature automated sorting and selection lines that make use of the highest recycling technology to separate out recyclable waste plastics through a combination of optical, mechanical and manual sorting. One of the latest additions is the ZenRobotics Fast Picker sorting station that performs quality control at the facility, improving efficiency and reducing the need for manual sorting.a