Eugene, Ore. – May 23 2023 – – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Julie Fuller to the position of Managing Director of National Recovery Technologies (NRT).
Nashville, Tenn. – April 24, 2023 — National Recovery Technologies (NRT), has announced the new SpydIR®-HS optical sorter, a Near-infrared (NIR) platform with multiple technological advancements including nearly 10x the detection resolution with the addition of a Hyper Spectral Imaging (HSI) camera, double the air ejection precision, integration with Max-AI® VIS (Visual Identification System) and lifetime calibration.
Watch Thomas Brooks, BHS Chief Technology Officer, as he dives into the latest in data acquisition and advanced controls and how that technology is paying off in real-world applications, including verifiable material composition and autonomous processing, powered by Max-AI® and advanced controls.
Is a smart MRF a smart move? Our webinar tackles this question and more as we dive into how the future of recycling facilities is being shaped by advances in artificial intelligence—not just robotic sorters but AI at every step of the recycling process. BHS Chief Technology Officer Thomas Brooks explores the past, current and future use of this evolving technology from real-life case studies to real-time material classification.
AMSTERDAM – April 19,2021 – – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Daniël Dammann to the position of Sales Manager for Max-AI®. In his new role, Dammann joins the Max-AI® Europe sales team and will focus on sales in NL, BE, UK, DE, IE, Slovenia & Scandinavian markets. Max-AI technology is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) that identifies recyclables similar to the way a person does and directs sorting equipment, including robotic and optical sorters.
Eugene, Ore. – August 18, 2020 – – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Thomas Brooks to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Brooks assumes the role after serving as BHS’ Director of Technology and Product Development. As CTO, Brooks will focus on leading new technology and product development efforts across the organization – including BHS, Max-AI®, Nihot, National Recovery Technologies (NRT) and Zero Waste Energy (ZWE)
Nashville, Tenn. – July 8, 2020 – – The NRT ColorPlus™ with Max-AI® from National Recovery Technologies (NRT) integrates artificial intelligence (AI) into the company’s successful ColorPlus sorter. The additional layer of intelligence creates new sorting capabilities by combining the ColorPlus sorter’s high volume and high confidence capabilities with Max’s person-like identification decisions. The ColorPlus sorter employs a high-resolution RGB color line-scan sensor to identify and sort recyclables by color.
SAN FRANCISCO – October 29, 2019 – – San Francisco-based Recology has added four Max-AI® AQC (for Autonomous Quality Control) units and one VIS (for Visual Identification System) to the Recycle Central, a 200,000-square-foot materials recovery facility (MRF) the company operates on San Francisco’s Pier 96. Max-AI technology is supplied by Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). The AQC units employ a camera-based vision system and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
AMSTERDAM – July 16, 2019 – – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Remi Le Grand to the position of Regional Sales Director for Max-AI®. In his new role, Le Grand is responsible for the Max-AI® sales team and business development in Europe. Max-AI technology is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) that identifies recyclables similar to the way a person does and directs sorting equipment, including robotic and optical sorters.
EUGENE, Ore. – May 1, 2019 – –Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has launched the Max-AI® AQC-C, a solution that is comprised of Max-AI VIS (for Visual Identification System) and at least one collaborative robot (CoBot). CoBots are designed to work safely alongside people which allows the AQC-C to be quickly and easily placed into existing Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs). BHS launched the original Max-AI AQC (Autonomous Quality Control) at WasteExpo in 2017.