Grading, Production Control & Distribution Systems

Poultry grading
for the 21st century.

The strength of Foodmate and ChickSort Grading, Production Control and Distribution solutions.
POULTRY GRADING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Grading, Production Control
and Distribution Solutions

The strength of Foodmate & ChickSort

Foodmate and ChickSort are introducing a whole new generation of ChickSort Grading, Production Control and Distribution Solutions. ChickSort 3.0 is the most advanced user friendly, graphics based grading and distribution software on the market today with seamless integration to Foodmate OPTI FLOW Cut-up Systems. ChickSort 3.0 allows processors achieve a high level of control and information without having to buy a complete new packing room. Systems can be integrated with any existing line equipment.

CHICKSORT 3.0 OPERATING SYSTEM

ChickSort 3.0

The most advanced grading and distribution software

ChickSort 3.0 has been designed from the ground up to support Foodmate Cut-up equipment. With an intuitive graphics based user interface ChickSort 3.0 is ideal for controlling complex whole bird distribution and cut- up requirements. In fact, to make ChickSort 3.0 one of the most advanced control system available, we have simplified many of the features. Worldwide, prolonged use of ChickSort 2 led us to the not surprising decision that less is more! Although many of the features in ChickSort 3.0 are state of the art, they are simple to use and image based. This makes for an easy to understand and use system. With in-built safeguards to make sure pro- cess instructions are logical, ChickSort 3.0 is virtually fool proof.

Grading, Production Control & Distribution

ChickSort 3.0 Operating System

User friendly, graphics based grading and distribution software

Utilizing a simple graphics based user interface ChickSort3.0 ensures that production control is placed firmly back in the hands of the user. ChickSort3.0 ensures that every part of every bird is accounted for. Utilizing an advanced dashboard to display real time process status, management can see at a glance what is being produced where. By splitting process control into three distinct areas: whole bird; front half; and back half, ChickSort3.0 permits maximum process flexibility. New users will benefit greatly from ChickSort 3.0’s advanced process control capabilities.
ChickSort Production and Distribution Control Solutions are comprised of various technologies, such as the InVision Grading; In-Line Weighing or by incorporating the Foodmate WTS, Weigh Transfer System with ChickSort weighing controls. To optimize the grading and weighing process it is possible to install both an InVision Grading Solution in combination with one of the various other weighing solutions Foodmate offers. The advanced ChickSort Dashboard indicates at a glance:
  • Current production
  • Combined piece rate
  • Total piece production
  • Individual line histogram
  • Total production histogram
  • Grade performance graph
  • Average bird weight
  • Whole bird weight spread
  • Individual line speeds
  • Hanging efficiency
  • Reference position
  • Hanging efficiency per line and combined
Grading Solutions

INVISION Camera Grading

InVISION Camera Grading System has been developed to take advantage of the latest camera technology and LED lighting. Utilizing multiple cameras, fronts and backs can be graded accurately based on the user’s definable parameters, which can be tuned to suit different flock profiles. The data collected is added to the bird weight captured at an in-line or transfer weigh station, and the birds are correctly distributed according to production requirements.
  • Skin flaws/Barking
  • Single Leg Hang
  • Physical Size
  • Broken wings
  • Missing parts
  • Hock length
  • Hock burn
  • Bile Stain
  • Bruises
  • Feathers
  • Organs
  • Missing shackle
  • Detection
Foodmate TraySort Packing System

TraySort

Efficient final product tray wrapping

TraySort was developed to facilitate and improve our customers’ final distribution goals. The newly developed TraySort tray wrap aims to improve labor management, reduce packaging waste, and increase throughput.
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Grading, Production Control and Distribution

TraySort Tray Wrap

TraySort was developed to facilitate and improve our customers final distribution goals. The newly developed TraySort tray wrap aims to improve labor management, reduce packaging waste, and increase throughput.

Key Benefits
  • Consulting
  • Automated product recognition
  • Improved product handling
  • Optimal presentation
  • Increased productivity
  • Touch-screen automated product recognition criteria
  • Product type
  • Tray size
  • Product quantity
  • Orientation on belt
  • Tray gap detection
  • Unused Criteria
  • Tray Colour
  • Foreign Object Detection
  • Product Overhang Detection
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Grading, Production Control and Distribution

Every part of every bird is accounted for.