Record Results for TOMRA Sorting Food’s Parent Company
The parent company of sensor-based sorting, process analytics and peeling systems manufacturer TOMRA Sorting Food has announced record currency adjusted revenues for 2015 of 6,143 MNOK (€650 million), representing a 16 per cent increase over the previous year.
TOMRA Sorting Food is a business unit of Asker, Norway-headquartered TOMRA Systems ASA, which is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Founded in 1972, the company provides reverse vending and material recovery collection equipment as well as sorting solutions for the food, recycling and mining industries. It ranks as one of the most advanced suppliers of sensor-based sorting technology in the world, having installed approximately 87,000 systems globally.
TOMRA Sorting Food designs and manufactures high-performance optical sorters, graders, peeling and process analytics systems for potato products, vegetables, frozen and dried fruits, meat, seafood, nuts and seeds. The machines ensure optimal quality and yield, resulting in increased productivity, throughput and an effective use of resources.
Reflecting on TOMRA Sorting Food’s contribution to the record year performance, the business unit’s head, Ashley Hunter, commented: “Thanks to solid development in a number of our primary sectors and the positive customer acceptance of our recent sorter launches, orders of food sorters grew strongly. Process analytics also grew significantly with a large increase in orders.”
In 2015, TOMRA was named winner of the European Business Award in the category for commercial enterprises with a turnover of €150 million or higher. The award recognizes the company as one of Europe’s best businesses in terms of innovation, ethics and financial success. This year, TOMRA achieved a ranking of number three in the 200-499 employee category of Norway’s Great Place to Work program.