Next-Generation Optical Sorting Technology

MSS optical sorting technology is designed to handle the real-world challenges of an ever-changing waste stream. For over 40 years, MSS optical sorting systems have increased system efficiency, recovered the highest quality products, and cut manual labor costs while increasing worker safety.

Best-In-Class Optical Sorters

The MSS CIRRUS® recently achieved the highest average sorting performance against five competitors in an independent study of shrink-sleeved PET bottles.

Superior Technology

Our innovative R&D engineers develop cutting-edge sensor-based technology to meet new and upcoming industry demands.


Maximum Uptime

Advanced sensor monitoring and reporting systems ensure maximum uptime.

Unmatched Experience

Since building the first optical sorter for plastic bottles in 1989, we’ve expanded our deep knowledge to all other sectors of the recycling industry.

Continuous Durability

Our optical separators are built to last and operate for years to come.

Highest Quality Commodities

Our patented optical sorting technologies increases your productivity and generate the highest quality commodities.

Free Remote Support

We believe in your long-term success and guarantee free phone and remote support over the lifetime of your equipment.

Latest MSS News

Education and Contamination

From the article “Depending on the Variables,” published in Recycling Today, July 3, 2017 While optical sorters commonly are used to sort paper in material recovery facilities (MRFs) that handle single-stream commercial material, their use on residential...

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CP Group Unveils Virtual MRF at Waste Expo

Allows users to walk through full recycling systems using virtual reality   SAN DIEGO, CA (May 9, 2017) – CP Group, recycling solutions provider and equipment manufacturer based in San Diego, CA, unveil the Virtual MRF today at Waste Expo in New Orleans, LA. The...

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MSS & CP Group

MSS is a division of CP Group. CP Group designs and manufactures material recovery facilities and recycling equipment for Single Stream Recycling, Construction and Demolition Waste, Commercial and Industrial Waste, Waste to Energy, Municipal Solid Waste, Electronic Scrap, Auto-Shredder Residue, and more.