Marimatic modernizes waste collection in Tampere, Finland

Marimatic helps turn Vuores suburb into a modern smart city

World’s most modern Automatic Waste Collection System guarantees energy and cost efficiency

High capacity requires an effective solution

  • Vuores suburb in Tampere will be the future home for 13.000 inhabitants, creating 1.9 million kg residential waste and 650.000 kg office waste annually
  • Marimatic's MetroTaifun system, installed also to Vuores, has been applied to several applications globally, including hospitals, residential areas, industrial areas and shopping centers, sports complexes, hybrid and mobile systems
  • MetroTaifun system is the world's most modern Automatic Waste Collection System (AWCS)
  • The waste and recyclables are conveyed through underground / above-ground pipelines with no need for traditional garbage pick-up

Energy efficiency guaranteed

Only 1/3 of the energy used compared to conventional pneumatic waste collection solutions, and 1/2 compared to traditional waste collection truck and container based collection method

We specialize in Automated Solid Waste Collection Systems (AWCS) and vacuum conveying systems for underground waste collection. Our environmentally friendly solutions help customers to collect and sort waste effectively.

The company manufactures two types of automatic waste collection systems: The Taifun®  solution was launched in the 1980s for use in industrial applications and bio waste, and the MetroTaifun® solution has specifically designed for subterranean conveyance of solid municipal waste, both commercial waste and household waste. The number of pneumatic waste collection systems supplied has already topped 3000 and have been installed in more than 40 countries.



Our high-tech waste collecting solutions are scalable for various customer needs: large residential areas, housing estates, hospitals and nursing homes, airports and terminals as well as food production lines, professional kitchens and marine.

Key markets

Nordics, the Netherlands, France, Spain, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, China and South Korea.

Production facilities in Finland and Estonia. Demo facility with the world’s largest R&D and demonstration Automatic Solid Waste Collection System in Finland.