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TOMRA subsidiary Compac partners with UK packaging specialist Xact

TOMRA Subsidiary Compac partners with packaging specialist Xact in the United Kingdom

Earlier in 2017 Xact introduced this new Paper Ultrabag by Giro, here shown for potatoes, but suitable for the full range of fruit and vegetables. The finished pack has a traditional and vintage look with an excellent paper finish and a fresh and ecological feel.

Earlier today, TOMRA Subsidiary Compac announced a new partnership with Xact, one of the United Kingdom’s leading integrated solution providers and a specialist in packaging and marking equipment.

The partnership combines Compac’s award-winning Spectrim grading technology with Xact’s best-in-class solutions and offerings, which include Giro’s fresh produce packaging equipment.

Together, the organisations can provide industry leading fruit sorting and packaging solutions that deliver unrivalled quality and consistent fresh produce to the demanding retail market in the United Kingdom.

Compac CEO Mike Riley says that he’s thrilled to form a strategic partnership with Xact.

Mike Riley, CEO Compac:

“Compac and Xact recognise the emerging automation opportunities in the United Kingdom repack sector.”

“In combination with Xact, our solutions are tried, tested and proven in some of the most advanced packaging lines in the world and we can’t wait to initiate these solutions with Xact in the United Kingdom.”
Xact managing director David Hughes says this partnership marks the start of an exciting relationship:

“We feel this generates tremendous value for both parties. We have developed strong relationships with the major players in the United Kingdom fresh produce industry and we feel the market is ready for the range of technologies provided by Compac.”

“Xact has a solid reputation for providing integrated solutions to the UK and we share a common vision with Compac, both in terms of the markets requirement for Compac’s high-value products and services but also the need to provide our customers with more sophisticated experienced as they look to meet increasing consumer demands.”
Compac’s 2017 plans emphasise expansion in Europe and the Xact relationship gives Compac a complementary partner that is locally integrated in the United Kingdom market. The partnership enables customers to create safe, quality products which have high consumer demand.

Mike Riley:

“We share similar views on the responsibility of our role in the food production industry and both organisations have a customer centric focus to deliver world-class integrated solutions and services.”
Companies in this Article
TOMRA Sorting creates sensor-based technologies for sorting, peeling and process analytics.
Compac provides integrated post-harvest solutions and services to the global fresh produce industry, including potatoes.
Xact is one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist packaging and marking equipment for the fresh produce industry, providing complete solutions including net packaging, checkweighers and metal detectors, inkjet marking and labelling systems.