Erich Engel is an optical sorter technician with Nexeed. He went to Manitoba’s Red River College for electronic engineering technology. Having grown up around agriculture his whole life, working with colour sorter technology was a natural fit. He envisions colour sorters expanding beyond just agriculture and into areas like mining and recycling.Bob Salnykov is an optical sorter technician with Nexeed. With more than 10 years of experience in seed production operations and maintenance, his background is in electrical engineering. He worked on his first colour sorter in 2009 and continues to be amazed at how advanced they are becoming.