TOMRA Recycling has expanded its North America customer support network by adding Eric C. Olsson as the area segment manager of plastics. This new position will be dedicated to strengthening the plastics business by offering in-depth sorting knowledge for customers with an emphasis on plastic flake recycling.
Offering virgin polymer production experience, Olsson will help the plastics market transition to a circular lifecycle. He will also support TOMRA's area sales management team in helping customers design the best optical sorting technology configuration to improve process efficiency and recycled plastic product purity.
Working for petrochemical company Braskem, Olsson spent the last five years in process engineering and sustainable development for the production of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) resins. He was an integral part of the company's circular economy team, charged with developing a sustainability strategy and evolving the business model for growth through recycled product offerings.