<h1>Progress Point <span class="colored-text">Kansas City</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>Progress Point in Kansas City is a unique training and demo facility designed to bring customers together to experience the full potential of Marel equipment and integrated systems in a hands-on environment.</p>

Customized demonstrations

We offer you individual customized demonstrations as well as product and equipment tryouts at Progress Point.

The demo center can mimic a specific production situation, so you can see for yourself how well the equipment produces end products to satisfy your requirements. This gives you the opportunity to experiment, exchange ideas with production specialist and discover what best meets your needs and challenges.

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 send in your own raw material or our staff can source it locally

You can

  • Improve existing products and become more efficient, more sustainable and more profitable
  • Have us take care of all practical issues and order the products you would like to test
  • Be assured that your Marel contact person will be happy to assist you on the practical
  • Try out our equipment and software with hands-on testing of Marel equipment

Improve processing

  • With live demos and product testing in state-of-the-art facilities
  • By developing new products with our mutual knowledge and experience
  • By putting your ideas to test and exploring the latest in production advancement


Marel hosts innovative ShowHows for the meat and poultry industries at Progress Point Kansas City. These unique events allow 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.  In our state-of-the-art facility, you will meet Marel specialists and industry colleagues in a professional environment.

At Progress Point

  • You will discover Marel’s advanced equipment and new software solutions running  in real time
  • You gain valuable insights from experts with 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 North American industry
  • Experience hands-on demonstrations of the latest processing technology
  • Stay on top of the latest equipment developments and new methodologies

Experience innovation in action



Our newly renovated Progress Point Kansas City is a unique facility designed to bring experts together to experience the full potential of Marel equipment and integrated systems in a hands-on environment.

Progress Point simulates real plant environments that enable you to test your products with the latest state-of-the-art equipment and with our Innova Software Solutions.

At Progress Point, our team can show you how you can boost productivity, improve processes and enhance product quality with Marel solutions.

Progress Point is located in Lenexa, KS and easy accessible from the Kansas City International Airport (MCI)

8145 Flint Street
Lenexa, KS 66214
Tel. +1 888 888 9107
Email: info.us@marel.com

At Progress Point

  • We tailor the visit to your requirements
  • We offer nearly 5000 sq. ft. of wet and dry demo space
  • We offer 6 meeting rooms capable of hosting 2-60+ people

You can

  • Send in your own raw material or our staff can source it locally
  • Host your own meeting to alleviate the distractions of your office
  • Experience real-time demonstration data in our sophisticated Innova Software lab

Utilize state of the art facilities

  • Test kitchen available for full experience
  • Walk in cooler for product storages
  • Host your own meetings with up-to-date A/V equipment

Visit us

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.

We will be happy to assist you on recommending accommodation, restaurants, transportation or any other areas of your visits.

At Progress Point

  • We take care of all preparations in connection to the visit
  • You can send in your own raw material or our staff can source it locally
  • Your experience and processing improvements are our priority

You can

Attend tailor made demos and training

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


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

How close is Progress Point to the Kansas City International Airport, hotels and hospitality?

We are only a 30-minute drive from the airport.  Multiple hotels and restaurants are located within a few minute drive from the facility.

What support equipment is available?

In addition to the equipment listed out on our Facilities page we have:
  • Gloves
  • Knives
  • Cutting boards
  • PPE
  • Mixing bowls
  • Shelf carts
  • Scales, etc.

Where do we send our raw materials for testing?

Please send products to:

Marel Progress Point
Attn. Enok Sveinbjörnsson

8145 Flint Street
Lenexa, KS 66214


When are you open for unloading?

Progress Point is open during normal business hours but special arrangements can be made outside the hours of 8am to 5pm.

What is your freezer/cooler capacity?

We have storage freezer/cooler to ensure product is kept at proper temps.

What loading equipment do you have?

We have:

  • Forklifts with certified operators
  • A loading/unloading dock for trailers to back directly up to and drive off