About TOMRA

Solutions for optimal resource productivity

TOMRA was founded on an innovation in 1972 that began with the design, manufacturing and sale of reverse vending machines (RVMs) for automated collection of used beverage containers. Today TOMRA provides technology-led solutions that enable the circular economy with advanced collection and sorting systems that optimize resource recovery and minimize waste in the food, recycling and mining industries. 

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Rethink. Reimagine. Resource.

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Compliance

We want TOMRA to be a great place to work. We want to protect our reputation among customers, suppliers, governments and communities as a company that always strives to do the right thing. 

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TOMRA Innovation

Innovation has always been at the core of TOMRA.

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TOMRA Leadership

In this section you can find information about TOMRA's senior management team and the company's Board of Directors. 

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TOMRA's Business Strategy

Creating value through two strong business areas

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Corporate Responsibility

TOMRA’s mission is to create sensor-based solutions for optimal resource productivity, making sustainability profitable – with increased relevance and meaning.

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Our History

TOMRA was founded on an innovation for return of empty beverage containers more than forty years ago. In a small shed in Asker, Norway, the brothers Petter and Tore Planke created a solution to a problem: a local grocer wanted a machine that could quickly and easily take back empty bottles. This was the beginning of TOMRA.

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