TORO’s proven reliability

In leveraging its experience in the commercial and industrial waste collection market, bin manufacturer TORO has responded to customer feedback.

Manufacturing in excess of 1000 hooklift bulk bins during the most recent financial year, TORO Waste Equipment has strengthened its reputation on building high-quality, well-designed steel bins. 

As part of this growth, TORO Waste Equipment has been hard at work designing and developing a full range of stationary and integrated compactor bins with multiple installations across Melbourne and Sydney. The durable and low-maintenance products have been designed for private waste companies and their customers in the commercial and industrial sector. 

Late last year, TORO launched its fully sealed Integrated Compactor bins ideal for wet and general waste compaction. The integrated mobile compactor bins are suited to deployment in locations where large amounts of waste and recycling are generated and require no special installation.

Michael Leong, TORO Managing Director, says the company has seen significant demand in shopping centres, with private waste management companies seeing the value of the high-volume compactor. He says the compactor offers more weight per lift and transport efficiency. 

Michael says the company understands jobs are won and lost on delivery and installation time, which is why TORO has focused on standardisation and stock holding to reduce installation time. 

“The key requirements from our customers are reliability, low maintenance, standardisation, simplicity and short delivery times and we have made these key priorities in the design of our bins,” Michael says.

He says that building innovative and connected systems is also a key requirement, which is why TORO has added features to its compactors such as a modem and SIM card to diagnose and capture compaction data. 

“The system allows you to change settings remotely. We’re building a client portal which will allow customers to log into that unit at any point in time to see how it’s tracking,” Michael says.

He says that having the ability to adjust torque and current setting to suit a particular waste stream allows the bins to generate higher compaction rates, providing greater value to the client.

The highly mobile sealed compaction chamber of integrated compactor bins offers a low-feed opening for ease of use, auto reversing feature and smooth sides for digital wrap and client advertising. 

Michael says that in response to customer feedback, all integrated compactors are manufactured with dual end pick-up and programmable logic controller with a modem for remote diagnostics and connectivity. He adds that rolled side and roof panels are also features that provide added strength and high visual appeal, in addition to a rear door seal with internal sump. Optional extras include internal epoxy coating for rust resistance, nylon rollers, signage and full panel livery.

The compactor units are also available in a stationary configuration which come in a variety of difference capacities, from 10 to 35 cubic metres. 

Michael says that TORO has an integrated nationwide service network and can cover any after-hours breakdowns 24-7 in all capital cities across Australia. TORO offers routine or scheduled servicing three times a year for the low-maintenance compactors.

“We’ve been building bins for close to 15 years and experience is our strength. We’re continuously looking for improvement and innovation,” he says.