Marel provides technology to the largest pork processing plant in Latin America

Frimesa Plant

Frimesa inaugurated in Assis Chateaubriand (Brazil), on December 13, the largest and most modern pork processing plant in Latin America. Marel was the technological partner that made the execution of this great project possible, supplying all the solutions for the primary and secondary processing lines.

Authorities, such as the vice-governor of Paraná, Darci Piana, the president of Frimesa, Valter Vanzella, directors, employees, customers and suppliers of Frimesa and partner cooperatives attended the ceremony, which was also attended by Marel executives.

Frimesa Marel Homage

According to Frimesa's president, Valter Vanzella, in his speech, he pointed out that the plant, inaugurated on the cooperative's 45th anniversary, is the landmark of a history of achievements.

New standard for the Brazilian market

For Marel's Sales Operations Director Guus Heijnen, the new processing plant represents the establishment of a new standard for the Brazilian market and demonstrates Marel's capability as a full-line supplier. "It is Marel's largest project in Latin America, with the latest technological innovations."

The Managing Director of Marel in Latin America, Clausius Nobrega, emphasizes that the Assis Chateaubriand Project represents the effort and integration of the teams, Latin America and global, to bring Marel's best available solutions for intelligent processing and swine automation to Frimesa, combined with the advanced data and process management solutions made possible by Innova.

The Meat LATAM Sales Director, Fernando Roos, recalls the challenges the team overcame to close the negotiations for the full line order during the Covid-19 pandemic and proudly informs that this is a reference project for Marel, worldwide, for bringing together virtually all the current technologies available for the primary and secondary processing.

Frimesa Plant 2


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