automated sorting technology Articles

  • Weighbridge Automation in Recycling Sorting Plant

    Today effective management of solid waste facility is the number one topic in industrial business. For Leon Engineering managing weight-based vehicle information effectively is critical in a recycling sorting plant (RSP). Implementing our technological know-how and rich experience we provide a system consting of a rugged weighbridge, an unattended ...


    By Leon Engineering SA

  • Automation of Urbaser-Managed Las Dehesas waste treatment centre with TOMRA technology - Case Study

    URBASER, the environmental management company with 128 plants in different Spanish cities, has automated two lines at the Las Dehesas Waste Treatment Centre through the incorporation of six AUTOSORT units.  The facility, which receives over half the waste sent to Valdemingómez Technology Park, has optimised its packaging treatment process through the implementation of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Leading-edge technology at the Griñó group packaging sorting plant in Lleida, Spain - Case Study

    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. OVERVIEW Griñó Ecologic has installed three ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Ecopark 4, Spain, trusts AUTOSORT for the efficient automation of its separation processes - Case Study

    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. Ecopark 4, located in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), is a ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Plastic bottle sorting/processing at Hemswell in Lincolnshire, UK

    AWS Eco Plastics Limited is a specialist reprocessing company serving customers in the UK and Ireland. In 2006, reacting to sutained growth, AWS opened the UK's largest and most technically advanced plastic bottle sorting/processing plant, located at Hemswell in Lincolnshire. TITECHnolgy was the basis for most of the automated sorting equipment used at the Hemswell site. An expansion took place ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Case study - Papyrus Austria paper sorting

    Customer For 30 years, Papyrus Altpapier Service has been active in the disposal and secondary raw material industry in Austria. The Papyrus Group has 180 employees at 5 locations. Request Conversion and automation of an existing manual sorting system, combined with a throughput increase of 12 tonnes per hour, as well as compliance with the purity ...

  • Griñó group packaging sorting plant in Lleida, Spain - Case Study

    Leading-edge technology at the Griñó group packaging sorting plant in Lleida, Spain Griñó Ecologic has installed three TITECH 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. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Granada Eco-Center: Technology at the service of efficient material recovery - Case Study

    Granada Eco-Center, in Alhendin (Granada), with a nominal capacity of 450,000 tons per annum, is totally automated and is one of the leading facilities in waste recycling at the national level, and had a 10.8% waste recovery rate on inputs last year. The plant features 4 treatment lines that process 30 tons per hour and has 10 AUTOSORT ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • TITECH Technology installed at UPM Materials Recovery

    An estimated 13.2 million tonnes of paper and board products were consumed in the UK in 2008, with 67% of this paper recovered for recycling. Currently recycling rates for paper within the UK are generally very good and are improving, yet there are issues with the quantity and quality of paper for reuse in paper mills. Newsprint and board mills are the main users of recovered paper as their ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Sorting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in Xiamen City, China - Case Study

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling is playing a pivotal role in the implementation of automatic sorting at the MSW plant in Xiamen Background The city of Xiamen, renowned for its natural beauty, is located on China's southeast coast, in Fujian Province. Its famous seascape and clean natural environment are a magnet for tourists, and the city government wants to keep things ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • ROAF, Norway - Case Study

    The world´s first fully automated sorting plant for MSW Waste and recycling company Romerike Avfallsforedling IKS (RoAF) has installed 16 of TOMRA´s AUTOSORT optical sorters to separate green bio-waste bags and recyclable fractions from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). This award-winning site is the first fully automated sorting plant for MSW worldwide, requiring no manual ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Jin Yi Polyester Fiber, a polymer fiber specialist, China - Case Study

    Polymer fiber specialist Jin Yi Polyester Fiber installed nine TITECH autosort units to sort PET bottles and remove impurities in 2011 and 2013. Overview Hebei-based polymer fiber specialist Jin Yi Polyester Fiber recently identified a strategic requirement to establish in-house sorting capabilities, as a means of extending the company’s ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Corporate sustainability: A guide to measuring and improving energy efficiencies

    As environmental scrutiny of global industries continues to grow, governments are seeking to impose energy efficiency targets on companies in order to comply with new directives. One solution is to encourage energy suppliers to become energy service companies, who work with customers to identify potential savings and share the benefits this delivers. For the global food processing industry, this ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • TOMRA sorting boosts paper recovery at Ireland’s largest household recycling facility - Case Study

    Cutting-edge sensor-based sorting technology from TOMRA Sorting has been deployed to boost paper recovery at Ireland’s largest household recycling facility, which is operated by Irish Packaging Recycling (IPR), part of the Beauparc Utility Group. Five TOMRA AUTOSORT units were installed as part of a £2.9 million plant upgrade earlier this year. The state-of-the art Regional Materials ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Success Story Scandinavian Tobacco Group, Belgium - Case Study

    When Scandinavian Tobacco Group decided to consolidate its production infrastructure at Europe’s largest (38,000 square meters) tobacco factory in Lummen, Belgium, it had already chosen TOMRA’s Helius free fall laser technology to automate its sorting process. The choice proved to be the right one, with a sorting efficiency that fully supports the quality image of premium brand ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Compositional analysis of baled output material case study

    Challenge: Client designing a new sophisticated sorting plant utilising automated NIR sorting technology in order to increase separation and throughput. Compositional analysis required on infeed material and bulk density calculations of each material category. Axion Solution: Axion sorted baled material into different ...


    By Axion Group

  • Low Voltage Switch Assembly Machine

    Introduction of Low Voltage Switch Assembly Machine The low voltage switch automated production machinery completes multiple functions such as semi-finished product feeding, semi-finished product assembly, finished product detection and OK product sorting, etc. By utilizing the ...

  • Case study - Grundon Waste Management Ltd. – England - Single stream waste sorting plant for MRF

    Customer Grundon Waste Management Ltd. is the largest privately owned waste management company in the UK. The company was founded in 1929 and has moved into landfill operation, waste collection, and most recently into harnessing energy from waste. The company offers a wide range of waste collection services spanning mixed recyclables, general (non-recyclable) waste, clinical and hazardous ...

  • Success Story Hoff Norske Potetindustrier, Norway - Case Study

    When Hoff Norske Potetindustrier wanted to improve the yield of their steam peeling line they chose the most technological advanced solution for their process, TOMRA Sorting. Hoff Norske Potetindustrier is a Norwegian potato processing company with roots dating back to 1880. The company had its origins in liquor production. Today the company has approximately 230 staff and processes in the region ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Swizzels Matlow - Case Study

    Swizzels Matlow, a family business that produces sugar confectionery in the United Kingdom, has chosen TOMRA’s Nimbus optical sorter to automate the sorting process of its ‘Drumstick Squashies’ in order to meet fast-growing demand while ensuring the consistently excellent quality of the product. Swizzels Matlow, a family business that produces sugar confectionery ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

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