Unity, innovation and excellence

Why Marel?

We transform food processing

Marel is a global leader in transforming the way food is processed.

We support the production of high quality, safe and affordable food by providing software, services, systems and solutions to the fish, meat and poultry processing industries.

Sustainability is at the core of our business, our groundbreaking solutions reduce waste while improving yields and creating economic value.

With a network of over 7,000 people in over 30 countries, we’re always close by and ready to help.

From the first spark of inspiration to implementing a solution, we’re committed to excellence in everything we do.

Our vision

In partnership with our customers, we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is of a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. We are guided by three core values: unity, innovation and excellence.

Our values



Every person counts. We are united in our success and recognize that we need a constant focus on collaboration, cooperation and communication...


Every idea counts. We’re dedicated to surpassing industry standards in providing innovative solutions that deliver the highest-quality...


Every day counts. Excellence is what sets us apart. Our pioneering solutions drive value and increase efficiency every day of the year,...

Every connection counts

Ranging from a single machine to an entire processing line, our groundbreaking solutions are tailor made - a guarantee of safety, traceability and quality throughout the value chain.




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Countries in which Marel customers operate

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Our people

More than a company, Marel is a vibrant global community of about 7,000 people, each of whom contributes their ingenuity, skills and passion for transforming food processing.

Our people are the driving force of our success. We provide an inclusive and innovative workplace where everyone counts and has the opportunity to grow.

Our legacy

Our legacy

Marel began as an innovator in onboard weighing technology for the Icelandic fish industry, and strategic acquisitions over the years have extended our history and experience back in time, to decades before the company’s foundation in 1983.

We continuously expand our service reach, product portfolio and innovative powers in the fish, meat and poultry processing industries, where we work in partnership with our customers to transform the way food is processed.

Corporate social responsibility

We focus on ensuring that everything we do is done in the right way and ultimately leads to positive change. We help the food processing industry responsibly manage limited resources, thereby setting the foundations for sustainable growth.

Read more about our corporate social responsibility

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Innovation in our DNA

In our quest to feed a growing population sustainably and affordably, we invest around 6% of our revenues in research and development.

Innovation is a collaborative process, and we work in close partnership with our customers to meet and anticipate their needs.

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Experience our technology

We offer hands-on demonstrations of our equipment and software in Marel innovation centers around the world.

You can arrange a customized demonstration or participate in one of our showhow events to experience how Marel technology can improve your production results. We can test your own products during a demonstration and are always ready to support new product development.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact our Global Communications team at globalcommunications@marel.com or tel: +354 563 8000.