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TOMRA reverse vending technologies

TOMRA pioneered the reverse vending industry, and we continue to lead innovation, remaining at the cutting-edge of technology by investing up to eight percent of our yearly revenue in R&D. Market trends, customer needs and a passion for recycling technology drive us – helping us to make reverse vending technology work for you.

We created our very first reverse vending machine more than 50 years ago, and today our technologies are constantly evolving as our team strives to push boundaries.

From the world’s first 360˚ instant-recognition system in a reverse vending machine - TOMRA Flow™, to patented technology for speed, accuracy, and security, TOMRA continues to raise the bar to ensure our machines exceed our customers’ expectations.

Digital solutions to make the most of your reverse vending machine

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    Digital Tools

    TOMRA offers digital products and services that extend the value of using and owning TOMRA reverse vending systems. Our off-the-shelf digital solutions help you to get the most out of your TOMRA system.

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    TOMRA IoT platform

    TOMRA Collection turns data from over 60,000 TOMRA reverse vending systems across the world into actionable intelligence that helps machine owners work more efficiently and keeps recyclers coming back.

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    Integrate your bottle return with your existing management system to increase uptime and optimize store operations. Discover TOMRA APIs today and keep customers coming back with an efficient and engaging recycling experience.

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