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TOMRA Partners with TECHNIA for Strategic Implementation of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

TECHNIA, the #1 PLM knowledge leader, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership with TOMRA Sorting Solutions - an international provider of technology-led solutions that enable the circular economy. Their advanced sorting systems optimise resource recovery and minimise waste in the food, recycling and mining industries.

This partnership willleverage digital applications, processes and systems integration expertise to enable TOMRA Sorting Solutions to achieve increased data accuracy and efficiency under the program named, “The Source”. The program consists of multiple projects that will optimise output from part design processes to other enterprise systems and allow the organisation to leverage a single data repository. TOMRA is restructuring digital engagement with their customers to share plant layout concepts in a connected, 3D journey.

TECHNIA will deliver a Product Lifecycle Management solution across 8 global sites. The PLM solution is based on Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform and supported by TECHNIA Software and Services to deliver a unified business platform. TOMRA’s vision of “The Source,” as a platform to provide sustainable design and manufacturing efficiency from product ideation to recyclability, is in direct alignment with TECHNIA principles. And will be achieved with support from expert TECHNIA Industrial Equipment consultancy, software and services across the globe.

This partnership is a great achievement for us as a combination of TECHNIA’s strong global delivery capacity with our strong Benelux Team. The approach that TOMRA is choosing with “The Source” program is something we place a lot of emphasis on with other customers - a clear, program focused approach is a recipe for success. The combination of our leading 3DEXPERIENCE knowledge with our strong SOLIDWORKS skills was key to this strategic win It’s even more fantastic to see that the focus TOMRA has, on enabling ways to make the world a greener place, compliments our renewed focus at TECHNIA - making product creation sustainable.

Jonas Gejer, CEO, TECHNIA.

TOMRA Sorting Solutions decided to install the 3DEXPERIENCE system with TOMRA’s end customers in mind. This PLM platform will further optimize our efficiency in product design, manufacturing & service and is a structural enabler of our digitalization journey. By using the out of the box 3DEXPERIENCE features, we aim at facilitating innovative and attractive product designs in a distributed organization. We are very happy with our program progress and our selection of TECHNIA as a strategic partner with demonstrated track record of successful PLM implementations.

David Coupez, VP, Head of Digital Business Processes, TOMRA Sorting Solutions.

For more information:

Jonas Gejer, President Addnode PLM division & CEO of TECHNIA
Phone : +46 (0)733 77 24 14, e-mail :

About TOMRA Sorting Solutions

TOMRA Sorting Solutions creates sensor-based technologies for sorting and process analysis within the recycling, mining, food and other industries. TOMRA Sorting Solutions offers a unique range of complementary sorting technologies, the most extensive service base, and the widest geographic and market segment coverage in the industry.

TOMRA Food designs and manufactures sensor-based sorting machines and integrated post-harvest solutions for the food industry, using the world’s most advanced grading, sorting, peeling and analytical technology. Over 8,000 units are installed at food growers, packers and processors around the world for fruits, nuts, vegetables, potato products, grains and seeds, dried fruit, meat and seafood. The company’s mission is to enable its customers to improve returns, gain operational efficiencies, and ensure a safe food supply via smart, useable technologies. To achieve this, TOMRA Food operates centers of excellence, regional offices and manufacturing locations within the United States, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and Australasia.

TOMRA Recycling is a global leader in its field and has pioneered the automation of waste sorting. Its flexible sorting systems perform an extensive range of sorting tasks and are able to both prepare and sort various types of metals and waste for either material recycling or energy recovery. Currently TOMRA Sorting Recycling has an installed base of close to 6,000 units across more than 80 countries.

TOMRA Mining provides a complete product portfolio for efficient material separation in various minerals and ore applications such as processing of industrial minerals, diamonds and gemstone recovery, and metal recovery from slag etc. With approximately 165 installations worldwide, TOMRA Sorting's mining business helps to extend the lifetime of mining operations, increasing the value of the deposit.

TOMRA has ~100,000 installations in over 80 markets worldwide and had total revenues of ~8.6 billion NOK in 2018. The Group employs ~4,000 globally and is publicly listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE: TOM).

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