30/11/17 Updated 26/03/19

Grand opening of new facilities in Aarhus

Marel’s CEO, Árni Oddur Thórdarson, was interviewed by Invest in Denmark at the grand opening of Marel’s new and refurbished administration facilities in Aarhus, Denmark.

As part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Invest in Denmark is a customized one-stop service for foreign companies looking to set up a business in Denmark.

In his interview, Árni Oddur gave his thoughts on investing in Denmark, saying that as an innovative country, Denmark is a great location for Marel’s innovative culture to flourish. Today, Marel has close to 600 employees in Denmark across 4 locations in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Støvring, and Holbæk.

The business environment in Denmark is pretty good. The nation is well educated and innovative, and so it is a great place to be in for an innovative company. In Aarhus we are close to the universities as well as to the food cluster and we are serving the customer needs in the food industry. The business results and stories of fascinating companies show that you know how to do global business here in Denmark., Árni Oddur Thórdarson, CEO of Marel -



Mayor opens the new facilities in Aarhus

The Mayor of Aarhus City, Jacob Bundsgaard, Marel’s CEO, guests, trade press and Marel employees attended the opening in Aarhus on 3 November. The Mayor took the floor and said that companies like Marel are very important to a city like Aarhus, providing work places for the increasing population of the town.

After the Mayor cut the ribbon with a knife for a PortionCutter from Marel and officially opened the building, guests were given a tour of the offices and production facilities by Marel employees and were able to witness the facilities and live demos of the equipment built in Aarhus.

The opening of the new and refurbished facilities here in Aarhus is an important step for Marel in Denmark. With the new office we are improving and investing in our business which will deliver better solutions and services to our customers. The new office has been designed to help us meet our customer needs as well as providing the best working environment possible for our employees., Henrik Ladefoged, Managing Director, Marel Denmark -


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