TOMRA Opens New 12,600 Square Meter Facility

TOMRA Opens New 12,600 Square Meter Facility

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA - TOMRA Sorting Solutions and Prologis, Inc. have opened a new 12,600 square meter, BREEAM-certified, build-to-suit facility in Slovakia. According to a press release, the new facility has been fully customized to suit the unique needs of TOMRA's production and distribution business.

Ben Bannatyne, Managing Director of Prologis Central and Eastern Europe, Stefan Ranstrand, President and CEO of TOMRA, Dr. Volker Rehrmann, Executive Vice President and Head of TOMRA Sorting Solutions, Martin Hypký, TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ Local Manager and Operations Director Food, Senec Deputy Mayor Jarmila Répássyová and over 200 TOMRA personnel, city officials, media, employees and distinguished guests attended the grand opening ceremony in Prologis Park Bratislava.

Pictured from left are: Dr. Volker Rehrmann, Executive Vice President and Head of TOMRA Sorting Solutions; Senec deputy mayor Jarmila Répássyová; Martin Hypký, TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ Local Manager and Operations Director Food; Ben Bannatyne, Managing Director, Prologis Central and Eastern Europe; and Stefan Ranstrand, President and CEO of TOMRA

“This industrial and logistics park, located in Senec, has a major influence on employment rates in our city, and we welcome every new addition, especially that of such a technically-advanced company, Norwegian TOMRA Systems ASA,” Répássyová shared. “Senec cares deeply about the creation of new jobs and work opportunities for all our people and TOMRA will bring many new job opportunities to the area. We are looking forward to our co-operation with TOMRA Sorting Solutions, and we anticipate that it will also bring sophisticated technologies and an advancement to the corporate culture in Senec.”

This facility will become the main production center for TOMRA Sorting Solutions,” Bannatyne said. “In addition to its modern technology and flexible design tailored to TOMRA’s specific needs, it meets strict environmental standards and thus reflects our client’s philosophy and values.”

TOMRA stated that it has invested over than €10 million, approximately $12.74 million, into the construction of its new Class-A building. It will employ over 200 employees and act as an important distribution center for the recycling, mining and food sorting businesses, supplying Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.

“We are very proud of our new facility, which is equipped with the most modern technology and incorporates sustainable solutions such as LED lighting, which is in line with our company’s mission to lead the resource revolution,” said Hypky. “The €10 million investment not only provides us with a state-of-the-art production and distribution facility, it also provides much-improved work areas for our people as TOMRA recognizes its continued successes is down to the hard work and commitment from its employees.”

Prologis Park Bratislava is made up of 10 buildings totaling 234,000 square meters. Its placement 24 kilometers east of Bratislava’s city center, two kilometers from Senec and 16 kilometers from the international airport makes it ideally suited for domestic and international logistics operations.


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