Optical sorter includes a set of automatic dedicated systems focussing on automating the process of sorting solid products. This is complete with the help of laser beams or cameras. The optical sorter is mostly used to sort various food commodities such as agricultural seeds, confectionery, fruit, grains nut, coffee, meat and seafood; recycling material such as plastic, organic, metal, waste, paper; mining material such as industrial minerals and precious metals. Optical sorter offers various rewards such as increase in productivity, reduction of labour cost and producing high quality commodities. The global optical sorter market was valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX%, with the market expected to reach a valuation of up to USD XX million by 2XX5.
Rising wave of automation witnessed in industries with the purpose of increasing productivity and growing need to reduce delivery and process time in the food industry are the main drivers for the global optical sorter market. Additionally, stringent food security government regulations and policies and rising the labour costs involved with it are boosting the market significantly. However, requirement of high capital investment and constantly increasing operations and maintenance price are major restraints of the global optical sorter market.
The global optical sorter market consists global and regional players including Allgaier Werke GmbH, Binder + Co AG, Buhler AG, A/S Cimbria, CP Manufacturing, Inc., Greefa Italia GmbH, Key Technology, Inc., National Recovery Technologies LLC, Newtec A/S, Pellenc ST, Raytec Vision SpA., Satake Corporation, Sesotec GmbH, Steinert GmbH, and Tomra Systems ASA, among others.
The Optical Sorter market is classified Based on the platform, type, application and region. On the basis of type the market is classified into laser, camera, nir sorter, and hyperspectral camera & combined sorters. Additional based on platform the market is segmented into belt, hybrid , and free fall . Moreover, on the basics of application, the market is classified into Food, Recycling, and Mining. Optical Sorter Module by region bifurcated into North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa. In 2017, North America is expected to overlook the Optical Sorter market due to the growing adoption of intelligent solutions and rapid growth in digitalization.
Market segmented on the basis of type:
• NIR Sorter
• Hyperspectral Camera
• Combined Sorters
Market segmented on the basis of application:
Market segmented on the basis of platform:
Market segmented on the basis of region:
• North America
• Rest of Europe
• Rest of Asia-Pacific
• Latin America
• Rest of Latin America
• Middle East and Africa (MEA)
• South Africa
• Saudi Arabia
• Rest of MEA