Almost 45 years later, TOMRA in 2016 noted record revenues of approximately €710m, with 90,000 systems installed in over 80 markets worldwide.

Since its founding on April 1, 1972, TOMRA has progressed from being a pioneer in automated recycling technology to a company today offering a diverse range of sensor-based solutions that are helpi

"With the acquisition of Compac, we reinforce Tomra’s leading position within the food segment and we will be the first player to present an offering to our customers for sorting fresh and processed foods with both lane and bulk sorters."

Tomra Systems ASA, has signed an agreement with the owners of New Zealand Sorting Machine Manufacturer Compac Holding Ltd for 100% of the shares in the company.

TOMRA Sorting Food, formerly BEST and ODENBERG, designs and manufactures sensor-based sorting machines for the food industry. Over 9,000 systems are installed at food growers, packers and processors worldwide.

TOMRA Sorting Food has enjoyed a ‘positive’ performance for the year to end September.

TOMRA Sorting Solutions US Food division held its official office opening on Wednesday, 18 June in its new state-of-the-art facility in West Sacramento, California.

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