White Papers

  1. Measuring With Vision Inspection In Plastic Bottle Manufacturing
    5/10/2017

    A properly calibrated vision inspection system can spot container defects before filling, preventing contamination and spillage, reducing waste, and improving standards compliance.

  2. Manufacturing Plants Based On The Lego Principle
    5/2/2017

    Small batches and multiple products in the same plant — these are the market demands to which more and more manufacturers need to adjust. The answer is based on the "Lego principle."

  3. How To Ensure The Safety Of Products Packaged In Tall Rigid Containers
    4/28/2017

    Selecting the right X-ray system to suit a specific product and packaging type is essential to minimize false rejects, protect consumers, and reduce the risk of costly, brand-damaging product recalls.

  4. Avoiding Cross-Contamination Risks For Food Safety
    4/28/2017

    To combat the issues of contamination, many food manufacturers, who have previously relied upon manual sorting and inspection, are embracing novel technologies and sorting systems.

  5. Optimizing Yield For Food Manufacturers
    4/28/2017

    In order to meet the global population’s growing demand for food, research by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) predicts that the worldwide food manufacturing and processing industries need to increase their total output by 70 percent by 2050. This article will explain several ways to enhance the efficiency of food production.

  6. Time To Sort Out Food Waste
    4/28/2017

    Almost a third of all food produced worldwide is never eaten, leading to 1.3 billion tons of food waste each year. This includes around 45 per cent of all fruit and vegetables and 20 per cent of meat. Just one quarter of this wasted food could feed the 795 million chronically hungry people around the world. By Steve Raskin, Sales director EMEA at TOMRA Sorting Food

  7. Food Safety First Is The Order Of The Day
    4/28/2017

    Data revealing aflatoxins to be the biggest cause of foodrelated recalls demonstrates the important role effective sorting and quality analysis systems can play in boosting food safety on the production line. By Ashley Hunter, Senior Vice President & Head of TOMRA Sorting Food

  8. Sustainability In The Food Processing Industry: Your Guide To Improve Energy Efficiencies
    4/28/2017

    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. By Dr. Doug Reid, Engineering Manager at TOMRA Sorting Food

  9. Automation Essential To Sustainable Success
    4/28/2017

    Continued advances in automation and robotics are making the global food manufacturing and processing industries safer, more efficient and able to deliver higher profits. By Steven Van Geel, Sales Director China at TOMRA Sorting Food

  10. Selecting An Effective Vision System For Quality Assurance Applications
    4/27/2017

    Quality control is one of the most important stages of the production process. Implementing a quality control program with automated vision inspection helps ensure every product meets quality standards.