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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.

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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

“Moving to 15,000 bph also gave us the opportunity of eliminating bottlenecks and making production easier.”

László Bárány

Master Good

Customer stories

"We could test the technology of a wide variety of products and we got very professional technical explanations."

Eugênio Canova de Castro, Industrial Director

Vibra Group

Customer stories

"Together we created the perfect conditions for their processing plant for producing top quality poultry products."

Kai Zhao, Industry Sales Manager

Marel Poultry

Customer stories

“We are so glad we invested in Innova. It has added value to our operation and has given us a competitive advantage."

David Anderson, Director of IS and Business Solutions Moy Park

Customer stories

“For such high value chickens, you can’t afford to process just breast and wings.”

Sjaak Martens, Operational Director Processing 2Sisters Storteboom

Customer stories

“The maintenance becomes more proactive and reduces the downtime effect.”

Jorge Ubago, Vice President


Customer stories

"We are now getting the right information on our yields, on our employees and on the process."

Szczepan Szatan


Customer stories

"We wanted to increase our production capacity and standardize our process, without compromising on quality."

Mr. Lito Nepomuceno

PoultryMax Omnis

Customer stories

"Since we integrated Innova, we have a much better grip on our line and our products."

Nasreldeen Elnour

Emirates National Food / Al Rawdah

Customer stories

"A relatively small investment to convert CoreTech quickly and easily to the full Nuova specification."

Carlos Guzman, General Director


Customer stories

"The Frank-A-Matic Linker has turned out to be a great investment for our company, which has really supported the growth of our business."

Noah Haskell

Square H-Brands

Customer stories

"Our standard of quality for the product robots pack into the boxes is much higher."

Ómar Enoksson, Production Manager


Customer stories

"At the end of the day, good care of our live birds is crucial for ensuring the best product quality."

Pablo Bustamante, Production Manager


Customer stories

"It made sense to work with Marel on this project, as they are global leader in salmon processing technology."

Skjoldur Pálmason, CEO

Oddi hf.

Customer stories

"Marel is the only company in the world that has all the pieces figured out and in place together to offer a truly remarkable poultry processing system that I’m proud to use in our new processing plant."

Scott Sechler, owner

Bell & Evans

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