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Understanding Marel

Take a moment to learn more about Marel’s innovative, technology-based approach, that has placed us at the forefront of the food processing industry. At Marel, our vision is of a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. Marel is a pure play supplier of advanced and high-end processing equipment, full-line solutions and software and services to the poultry, meat and fish industries. In partnership with our customers, we are transforming the way food is processed. We work in close partnership with producers that are looking to increase the overall level of automation, food quality and traceability.


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Our business model

Taking an innovative, high-tech approach has placed Marel in the forefront of the food processing equipment industry. As a leader in the field, we provide advanced food processing equipment, systems, software and services for the fish, meat and poultry industries around the world. Our business model is based on maintaining a good balance between our industry segments, business mix and geographical operations.


Our legacy

Marel traces its origins to a project at the University of Iceland that began in 1977 and led to a group of engineers founding the company in 1983. Marel quickly made its mark in the fish processing industry with the development of motion-compensating onboard scales.


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Our strategy

Marel is a growth company. For the period 2017-2026 Marel has set a target of 12% average annual increase in revenues, through both organic growth and acquisitions. Our growth plan involves capitalizing on our strong innovation investment to drive expansion and market penetration. We will also focus on strategic partnerships and acquisitions to fill gaps in the value chain, and to augment our full-line product offering.


Capital Markets Day

Marel welcomed over 100 investors, analysts and market participants to its 2019 Capital Markets Day held at its innovation and manufacturing facility in the Netherlands on 2 May 2019.


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Customer stories

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Create better quality convenience products with the Marel RevoPortioner 1000 low-pressure food forming machine
OSI Germany added Marel’s RevoPortioner 1000 to its food processing production line, increasing capacity and quality of chicken nuggets
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