( Tomra )

Belgium-based Tomra is increasing its investment in China.

The company, supplier of sensor-based sorting technology, said in a news release that it is has expanded its fresh fruit and vegetable grading manufacturing site in Kunshan, hired additional Chinese engineers and expanded its technology center in Xiamen.

“During China’s transformative development, more innovative technologies are needed to address the challenges of efficient use of resources, environmental protection and the provision of high-quality food,” Jacob Rognhaug, general manager at TOMRA China, said in the release. “At Tomra, we are dedicated to optimizing resource productivity with sensor-based technology, and our solutions can answer some of the main challenges that China is facing today.”