Marel is the leading global provider of advanced equipment, systems and services to the fish, meat and poultry industries. Our brands – Marel, Stork Poultry Processing and Townsend Further Processing – are among the most respected in the industry and together, we offer the convenience of a single source to meet our customers’ every need.
With offices and subsidiaries in over 30 countries on six continents, a global network of over 100 agents and distributors, and manufacturing facilities in 16 locations worldwide, we work side-by-side with our customers to extend the boundaries of food processing performance.
Marel is a multinational company, with over 4,000 employees worldwide. Our business units are located in the Netherlands, Denmark, the United States, Iceland, Slovakia and Singapore. The largest number of our employees is based in the Netherlands, followed by Denmark, the United States and Iceland, with the remainder spread out across the globe – from Brazil and several other locations in South America all the way across to Australia and New Zealand in the Pacific.
Marel is a single-source provider for food processors the world over. We are the global leader in integrated systems for the fish and poultry industry segments, and a major provider in the meat industry. From harvesting raw materials to packaging the final product – from standardized stand-alone units to all-inclusive integrated turnkey systems – our products are designed to meet our customers’ every need.
Marel thrives on imagination and ingenuity. With our annual investment of 5-7% of income in research and development – far above the industry average – we are constantly pushing the envelope of what is possible. Drawn from a wide range of professions and disciplines, the company’s employees include over 400 highly qualified scientists and technicians in the fields of engineering and food technology. Marel currently holds a portfolio of some 200 granted patents, a figure that continues to grow each year.
Our cutting edge equipment and software components help food processors of all sizes, in all markets, to operate at peak productivity, whether it be in the processing of fish, meat, poultry, cheese or prepared foods, and our products positively and directly enhance the overall quality and value of food.