Waste and recycling sorting equipment company Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has acquired National Recovery Technologies Inc. (NRT), which makes optical sorting equipment.

The Eugene, Ore.-based BHS bought the Nashville, Tenn.-based NRT for an undisclosed amount, BHS said in a news release. NRT designs and manufactures optical sorting equipment for the solid waste and recycling industries, among other sectors.

“We’re pleased to add NRT to the BHS family,” said BHS CEO Steve Miller. “Today NRT produces the best optical technology on the market, which strengthens BHS’ position as a global leader in providing the most state-of-the-art and durable material recovery systems in the industry.”

NRT developed the NIR, X-Ray, Laser and Line Camera sorting systems, and is a leader plastic bottle and flake sorting technology.

BHS said the acquisition gives the company an additional resource to use to provide processing solutions for the solid waste, recycling, waste-to-energy, and construction and demolition industries.