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KOBLENZ, GERMANY, 8 May 2018 – Today, premier sorting software and hardware developer and manufacturer, TOMRA, announces the appointment of Felix Flemming to Head of Digital for TOMRA Sorting Solutions. In this role, Felix is leading TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ rapidly developing capabilities in digital technology and building a team of innovators to support this progress.

Felix joins TOMRA as a best-in-class digital innovator, senior-manager and engineer. He held several management positions with the Voith group prior to joining TOMRA. In his last position as Vice President of Incubation, he was responsible for developing Internet of Things solutions and business models for all Voith markets. Felix holds a Doctor of Engineering degree from University of Darmstadt and a Master of Engineering degree from Cornell University.

“TOMRA’s pragmatic and forward-thinking approach to technology is what attracted me to the company,” says Felix. “It’s that kind of method I look forward to applying with my team and process as we rapidly develop and deploy TOMRA’s digital offering.”

Another important aspect to Felix’s role is driving customer value. He is already in the process of collecting customer data and will go one step further as he leads the deployment of new customer-aligned digital products.

“I am delighted to bring additional high-caliber tech-savvy senior talent to TOMRA like Felix Flemming,” says Volker Rehrmann, Executive Vice President and Head of TOMRA Sorting Solutions. “Felix is a formidable digital leader with the kind of cutting-edge capability we are continuing to bring to TOMRA as a customer benefit.”

Felix’s work will also be part of TOMRA Food’s initiative to form cross-industry working groups to accelerate development of digital standards for the food industry. TOMRA Food has already begun this, with the first working groups meeting scheduled for Q4, 2018. 

For more information about Felix Flemming or TOMRA, please visit Felix’s LinkedIn page or


Press contacts


Marijke Bellemans

Senior Marketing Communication Coordinator TOMRA Sorting Food

Research Park Haasrode 1622 – Romeinse straat 20

3001 Leuven, Belgium

T: +32 (0)16 74 28 17 M: +32 (0)476 74 19 18



TOMRA Sorting Recycling

Mithu Mohren
Global Marketing Manager TOMRA Sorting Recycling
Otto-Hahn-Straße 6
56218 Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany
T: +49 2630 9652 312 M: +49 171 478 83 35

TOMRA Sorting Mining

Nina Gustmann
Marketing Manager TOMRA Sorting Mining
Feldstraße 128
22880 Wedel, Germany
T: +49 4103 1888 126 M: +49 174 701 78 03

About TOMRA Sorting Solutions

TOMRA Sorting designs and manufactures sensor-based technologies for sorting, peeling and process analytics for the food, recycling and mining and other industries.

This powerful combination of technologies makes the company one of the most advanced providers of sensor-based sorting solutions in the world, with over 13,740 of its systems installed globally.

TOMRA Sorting also has 16 test centers worldwide, a large research and development department and a shared service network to ensure its customers benefit from ongoing innovation and constant care.

TOMRA Sorting is owned by Norwegian company TOMRA Systems ASA, which is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Founded in 1972, TOMRA Systems ASA has a turnover around €770m and employs over 3,300 people.

For more information on TOMRA Sorting visit 

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Written by TOMRA Food

We design and manufacture sensor-based sorting machines and integrated post-harvest solutions for the food industry.