Marel is the leading global provider of advanced equipment, systems and services to the poultry, fish, meat and further processing industries. Our brands – Marel, Stork Poultry Processing and Townsend Further Processing – are among the most respected in the industry. United in one company, we offer our customers the convenience of a single source for products to meet their every need.
Our product range spans the entire production process, from reception of raw materials all the way through to packaging and labelling of the final product. Marel is the only company to offer complete integrated systems in all four industry segments, in addition to a wide range of standardised standalone units. Our state-of-the-art equipment and systems help food processors of all sizes, in all markets, to operate at peak productivity. And our products positively and directly enhance the overall quality and value of food.
For decades, Marel has worked side-by-side with some of the world’s most forward-thinking food processors to continually find new ways to optimise the production process. Our annual investment of 5-7% of income in research and development has led to breakthrough innovations that have transformed the way food is processed around the world through the application of cutting-edge electronic, engineering and software technology. Many of our products have become industry benchmarks, helping processors to maximise product yield, quality and throughput, as well as traceability and food safety.
With more than 3,500 employees worldwide, Marel is in a unique position to serve our customers wherever they may be located. We have offices and subsidiaries in some 30 countries and operate a network of more than 100 agents and distributors who market, sell and service our products around the world.
Marel’s global manufacturing organisation spans 17 locations around the world. Most is concentrated in Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands and the United States, where our four Industry Centres – with their product development expertise – are located.