Sorting Systems

mk manufactures, designs and provides reliable sorting systems for the library market. Constructed using aluminum profiles and built with an enclosed design, the system is safe for public areas. Every system is individually tailored and built to the requirements of the library.

Mini Sorter

The mk Mini Sorter in combination with the MK BookDrop is the perfect solution for a quick and easy return of books and media . The items are entered in the return and sorted. Reserved items are sorted in a separate book trolley .

  • Item identification using RFID or barcode / electromagnetic technology
  • 2-way sorting (for example, for reservations or transit)
  • Cost effective option for returns
  • Automatic updates in the ILS


  • Easy and fast returns around the clock
  • Self-service
  • Fast recirculation of materials and holds
  • Automatic updates of patron accounts
  • Return without patron identification
  • Red lighting for wait and green lighting to start next return
  • Return and sorting for smaller libraries
  • 24 hour return with exterior book drop
  • Automatic update of ILS
  • A variety of enclosure colors and materials
  • Full bin sensors
  • Full safety enclosure and can be placed anywhere in the library
  • Remote maintenance and troubleshooting with secure VPN connection