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Case Studies

At TOMRA Sorting, we consider our customers as partners. Together, we plan, implement and optimize sorting systems to best suit their needs. Our constant quest for advancement leaves no stone unturned. These are some of their stories.

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Listed below are a number of case studies to show the many different problems which TOMRA Sorting has helped our customers overcoming. Our automatic sorting machines have been used all over the world, read some of our case studies to see how TOMRA Sorting can help you sort the value out of waste.


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05 January 2016

Sorting & Recycling Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in Xiamen City, China

TOMRA Sorting Recycling is playing a pivotal role in the implementation of automatic sorting at the MSW plant in Xiamen

09 November 2015

Atelier Fouesnantais, France

TOMRA demonstrated viability of sorting graphic paper - A French case.

19 October 2015

Ecopark 4, Spain, trusts AUTOSORT for the efficient automation of its separation processes

Ecopark 4 in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), part of the infrastructure of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB), uses ten of TOMRA Sorting Recycling's AUTOSORT optical separators, which currently recover 90% of sortable material. This fully automated plant has three treatment streams which process around 300,000 tons annually.

26 February 2015

Upgrading of plastics with AUTOSORT at Balsamo Reciclagem, Brazil

Balsamo Reciclagem boots its productivitiy with TOMRA´s Sorting technology

06 November 2014

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain

The latest remodeling of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Plant in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real, Spain) includes two new AUTOSORT 4 optical sorting units.

05 March 2014

Griñó group packaging sorting plant in Lleida, Spain

Griñó Ecologic has installed three AUTOSORT 4 sensor-based sorters at its packaging sorting plant in Montoliu de Lleida.The latest-generation equipment at the Montoliu plant is more compact, reliable, power-efficient and accurate.

02 January 2014

Jin Yi Polyester Fiber, a polymer fiber specialist, China

Polymer fiber specialist Jin Yi Polyester Fiber installed nine TITECH autosort units to sort PET bottles and remove impurities in 2011 and 2013.

10 July 2013

MSW sorting at Tratamiento de Residuos La Rioja, Spain

X-TRACT waste sorting system delivers benefits at La Rioja Eco-Park, Spain. It enables the Eco-Park to guarantee the minimum quality required in the product obtained and thereby increase the overall performance of the process.

10 July 2013

Evolve Polymers, UK

A world first for plastic sorting thanks to TOMRA Sorting

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