<h1>Progress Point <span class="colored-text">Copenhagen</span></h1>

Book your visit now <h2><strong>The point of impact</strong>  </h2> <p><span class="body"><strong>Welcome to our demo center, a space where you can see how Marel innovations can impact your food production, staff knowledge and operational outcomes.</strong></span></p> <p><span class="body">Progress Point in Copenhagen is a unique training and demo facility designed to bring experts together to experience the full potential of Marel equipment and integrated systems in a hands-on environment.</span></p>

Customized demonstrations

You have access to facilities that simulate real plant conditions. This gives you the opportunity to experiment, exchange ideas with production specialist and discover what best meets your needs and challenges.  The demo center can mimic a customer’s specific production situation, so processors can see for themselves how well the equipment turns out end products that fully satisfy their requirements.

At Progress Point

  • You will meet our product specialists and together we will explore the best solution for you
  • You have access to state of the art facilities that simulate real plant conditions
  • You can discover how to maximize the quality, yield and throughput of your production
  • You can bring your own products or we will take care of products for you

You can

  • Improve existing products and become more efficient, more sustainable and more profitable.
  • Develop new products with our mutual knowledge and experience to develop new products.
  • Bring your products for tryouts and we can store your test products at the desired degree in freezer or cooler
  • Have us take care of all practical issues and order the products you would like to test. Your Marel contact person will be happy to assist you on the practical.
  • Try out our equipment and software with hands-on tryouts where you can see the equipment in operation. You can also test the inclusive Innova software solutions to see how they can support your business

Improve processing

  • Become more efficient, more sustainable and more profitable
  • By developing new products with our mutual knowledge and experience
  • Try out our equipment and software with hands-on tryouts where you can see the equipment in operation
  • Test the inclusive Innova software solutions to see how they can support your business

Training

Batching

You can train your teams at Progress Point to best prepare them to run new installations back home. The hands-on environment allows them to learn and experience different challenges without any interruption to your production.  In our training sessions, they have access to on site expertise that gives them in depth training and trains them to use the new equipment.  The training aims at upgrading the knowledge and qualifications of your maintenance and operations staff, as well as educating cleaning staff on the impact of their actions. 

Minimize human error

New installations need run efficiently from the start. Research has shown that over 75% of all unscheduled interruptions in food processing operations can be directly attributed to human error in the form of lack of familiarity with the processing equipment, incorrect operation, poor maintenance, or carelessness. Our off-site employee training puts you in complete control of your equipment.  We offer training delivered at a time convenient to you.

At Progress Point

  • Employees learn how to contribute to the plant efficiency and reinforce best practices
  • Employees establish in-house expertise enabling fast resolution of minor issues
  • Employees gain the qualifications needed to take responsibility for improving production
  • Employees are not distracted by other demands and gain full benefit from the training
  • Employees are educated on the impact of their actions, reducing risk of accidents

You can

  • Make sure that site product knowledge is up to date
  • Increase equipment uptime and availability through daily checks
  • Optimize the performance, productivity and yield of your solution
  • Extend equipment lifetime and reduce damage, stoppages and costs

Train your staff

  • To gain the qualifications needed to take responsibility for improving production
  • To establish in-house expertise enabling fast resolution of minor issues
  • To increase equipment uptime and availability through daily checks

ShowHows

Marel runs exclusive industry ShowHows for salmon, meat, whitefish and poultry annually or biannually at Progress Point.

These unique events bring together processors from all over the world to explore the latest advances in food processing and hear guest speakers address some of today’s key processing challenges. The ShowHows give processors the opportunity to discover how Marel’s industry leading products can help them organize their daily production and address the critical factors that affect raw material utilization, processing times, labor costs and food safety. The state-of-the-art demonstration and training center at Progress Point offers a relaxed atmosphere in which to meet with Marel specialists as well as industry colleagues from around the world.

At Progress Point

  • You will discover Marel’s advanced equipment and new software solutions running  all day
  • You gain valuable insights from experts with seminars, lectures and presentations
  • You can enjoy the program in a relaxed atmosphere at a top-notch facility

You can

  • Meet our specialists as well as colleagues and customers from the global industry
  • Experience hands-on demonstrations of the latest processing technology
  • Attend a parallel conference program with lectures and seminars where guest speakers and Marel experts address some of today’s key processing challenges

Experience innovation in action

  • WHITEFISH SHOWHOW (LINKS)
  • SALMON SHOWHOW
  • POULTRY SHOWHOW
  • MEAT SHOWHOW

Let us show you around in our facilities at Progress point in Copenhagen

Want to visit us?

Facilities

Progress Point is housed in a 2,700 m2 custom designed building on a 10,000 m2 site.  We can host different groups for demos, visits, product development, training seminars, dinners or networking events.  Our state-of-the-art demonstration and training center can accommodate up to 400 people at any single event.  Equipment is displayed in realistic conditions that allow you to perform test and develop new end products. We offer access to different types of facilities to make the visit as effective and comfortable a possible. The demo rooms, conference, meeting and training facilities are well equipped and our staff is there to make sure you have everything you need.  We offer complimentary drinks, snacks and lunch during your visit. 

Progress Point is located in Copenhagen and easy accessible only 5 minutes from Copenhagen Airport

Kirstinehøj 56B, Tårnby
DK-2770 Kastrup
Denmark
Tel. +45 8930 4380
Email: progresspoint@marel.com

At Progress Point

  • We tailor the visit to your requirements
  • We offer 900m2 of demo space that can be divided into 3 demo rooms
  • We offer a wet area in all 3 demo rooms and a cooling area in 2 demo rooms
  • We offer 7 meeting rooms on two floors hosting 2-25 people
  • We have an auditorium for up to 75 people

You can

  • Have a demo of the equipment you need
  • Bring your own raw material to test
  • Have  custom training courses for your staff

Utilize state of the art facilities

  • For meetings, trainings and demonstrations
  • Enjoy lunch and/or dinner during your stay
  • All in a nice and relaxed atmosphere

Visit us - book a demo

Progress Point is open all year and available for demos and visits when it suits your activities.  You can book your visit through your regular Marel contact person or directly via our email. Your contact will assist you in booking the demo center, arrange the solutions you want to see or test and connect you to the relevant sources. Planning is a part of our services and we will take care of all preparations in connection to the visit.  We will be happy to assist you on recommending accommodation as Marel has cooperation with various hotel chains in Copenhagen where you can stay at the Marel rate.

At Progress Point

  • We take care of all preparations in connection to the visit
  • We can help you book accommodations at special Marel rates for you or your staff
  • Assist you with raw material to test, either store what you bring or procure what you need
  • We will arrange everything you need for your visit

You can

  • Book a tailor made demonstration
  • Contact us directly to check availability

Attend tailor made demos and training

For more information, contact your local contact person or us directly at: progresspoint@marel.com

FAQ

Here you can find some of the most common question on the practical side of preparing for a demo. 

How far ahead must a demonstration be booked?

Any demonstration can be booked with a very short notice as Progress Point holds a comprehensive equipment inventory for all industries.

What equipment is available for training?

  • We can set up any equipment in our 900 m2 demo halls.
  • We can simulate real plant conditions during the training.

Where do we send our raw materials for testing?

Please send products to:

Marel Progress Point
Attn. Technical Manager Martin Liltorp

Kirstinehøj 56B, Tårnby
DK-2770 Kastrup
Denmark

When are you open for unloading?

Progress Point is open for unloading:

  • Monday to Thursday from 09.00-15.00
  • Friday from 09.00-12.00

If needed special arrangements can be made outside these hours.

What is your freezer/cooler capacity?

We have two storage rooms:

  • One freezer/cooler room with a capacity of : 2 Europe pallets
  • One cooler room with a capacity of : 2 Europe pallets

What loading equipment do you have?

We have:

  • A forklift that can lift up to 3,800 kg.
  • Two people who are certified to load/unload. If not present, we have external resources that can assist.
  • A loading/unloading ramp (dock) for lorries to drive directly to.

Can lorries park in the parking lot overnight?

Yes.

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