Criterion Elevate

Compact MLOCR/BCR sorter

The Criterion® Elevate sorter has been designed to meet high-speed mail processing needs of organizations with strict space limitations. The Elevate is ideal for processing various types of mail including Vote by Mail envelopes/mail ballots, incoming mail, outgoing mail, and flat mailpieces. The Elevate sorter greatly reduces the amount of space needed to run a sorting operation, while still processing at high speeds. With two-tier bins, the sorter has one of the smallest footprints in the industry. It is portable for easy relocation so you can move the sorter to where you need it, when you need it. The Elevate sorter handles a wide range of mail types from postcards to flats and a variety of processes from simple barcode sorting to complex database lookups and image processing. It supports all the devices from our larger sorters, resulting in the most comprehensive processing capabilities on a sorter.

Key features

  • Smallest footprint with multi-tier bins
  • Handle the widest range of mail – postcards to flats
  • Compact with built-in casters for ease of relocation between peak processing periods
  • Single-phase and three-phase power options
  • Industry-leading functionality

Document specs

  • Height: 3.5” – 7.0” (88.9 – 177.8 mm) (up to 13” (330.2 mm) with optional flats package)
  • Length: 5.0” – 11.5” (127.0 – 292.1 mm)
  • Thickness: 0.007” – 0.250” (0.18 – 6.35 mm) *Please contact us about processing thicker envelopes

Cycle speeds

  • 18,000 p/h (for #10 envelopes, MLOCR mode)

Dimensions with 16 2-tier bins (L x W)

  • 14.3’ x 6.2’ (4.36 x 1.89 m)


  • Number of tiers: 1-2


  • Single phase/three-phase, amps depend on configuration


  • No air required with the cartridge printer option

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