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June 29, 2020

(mk Solutions) Markus Flory, President, announces mk Solutions is helping libraries better manage patron interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic by expanding its portfolio to include touchless library automation solutions, like the mk Sneeze Guard, made from real tempered glass, not Plexi/Acrylic.

April 3, 2015

(mk Solutions) TagVision and mk Solutions have had a close collaboration over the last two years. This partnership has evolved so positively that a merge would provide an added value to the library market and our customers. mk Solutions acquired all shares of TagVision. This will strengthen the companies' presence in Denmark and in the other Nordic countries.

May 22, 2014

(mk Solutions) mk Sorting Systems Inc officially changed the name to mk Solutions Inc. Prior to 2008, mk Technology Group was already a leading manufacturer in library solutions for decades in Europe. That year, "mk Sorting Systems Inc." was established to meet the library solution needs worldwide.

August 18, 2011

(mk Sorting Systems) mk Sorting Systems has exclusively partnered with Tagit Group in order to provide libraries in North and South America with the quality and security they desire in an Electromagnetic security system.

December 20, 2010

(mk Sorting Systems) The Hamilton Public Library’s Central Library is the fifth location to install mk Sorting Systems products. An 11-bin sorting system with conveyors leading into the lower level of the library increases circulation and improves service by freeing staff from basic repetitive tasks. They now focus on more valuable services and provide more assistance to patrons with general inquiries.

December 7, 2010

(mk Sorting Systems) University of Toronto's Robarts Library is engaging mk Sorting Systems to help improve patron service and provide easy self-service. New equipment frees staff from continuously checking in library materials to better serve patrons, including University students and faculty, with more valuable services. Robarts Library is the first of thirty-two branches at the University of Toronto to make such implementations.

November 3, 2010

(mk Sorting Systems) The San Mateo, Calif. based Peninsula Library System, which serves all the public and community college libraries in San Mateo County, is benefitting from mk Sorting Systems in providing one of the most technologically advanced service solutions to busy on-the-go library patrons, resulting in 24-hour access.

June 25, 2010

(mk Sorting Systems) mk Sorting Systems is pleased to announce today that Pikes Peak District Library has selected its clear Plexiglas RFID security gates and mk GateTracker software for six of their library branches.

February 1, 2010

(mk Sorting Systems) Sorting Systems announced the launch of LibDispenser, one of the most technologically advanced solutions to make materials more widely available to patrons anytime and just about anywhere. This product was designed to help strengthen a library’s position as budgets are being carefully considered, at the same time that library services need to extend not diminish. Operating as a stand-alone branch, LibDispenserTM is a 24 hour, 365 days a year service solution that handles books, holds, CD's and DVD’s, borrowed or returned, at any branch location. LibDispenserTM has a simple and intuitive touch screen user-interface, uses the library’s existing online catalogue, and has a real-time circulation interface with the library’s ILS via SIP2 or NCIP.

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