MARELEC FOOD TECHNOLOGIES NV and the MULTIVAC Group enter into an exclusive distributorship agreement for the Nordic Region and the Baltic states.
Nieuwpoort, Belgium – January 23, 2024 – MARELEC Food Technologies NV (“MARELEC”) is pleased to announce the appointment of MULTIVAC as its exclusive dealer in the Nordic region, which includes Denmark and the Faroe Islands, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Norway and Iceland. MARELEC, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, is a leading manufacturer of intelligent portioning and customized weighing and grading solutions headquartered in Nieuwpoort, Belgium. The company serves the poultry, meat, seafood and marine sectors, designing and manufacturing innovative turnkey systems that ensure high-quality output and maximum yield for food processors around the world.
Intelligent portioning, grading and batching
MARELEC's portion cutters are fast and very intelligent solutions for cutting meat, fish, and poultry into precise pieces with a fixed weight and/or size. This is always done with a focus on great precision and the least possible give-away, which provides both a more sustainable and economical solution. MARELEC’s grading solutions use state-of-the-art weighing technology and advanced software that ensures fully accurate and fast grader performance. Building on its extensive experience, MARELEC offers grading solutions tailored to customers' specific needs. These can be used for entire or cut-up parts, fresh or frozen products. MARELEC graders can sort different sizes into fixed-weight trays or bulk packs. All equipment is built with robustness in mind and meets high standards of hygiene.
Important extension of MULTIVAC’s product portfolio
"Besides being an undisputed market leader in the field of packaging in the food industry, MULTIVAC already offers a broad program of process equipment, such as MULTIVAC high-speed slicers and TVI portioning machines," says Dirk Bauernfeind, Manager for Partner Products at MULTIVAC headquarters in Wolfertschwenden. "With the addition of MARELEC solutions to our product program, we can now offer an expanded range of value-creating process equipment to our customers in the food industry. This is in line with our continued efforts to further complement our solutions portfolio through the expertise and excellence of strong global partners. Customers benefit from turn-key solutions in the areas of meat, poultry as well as fish from secondary processing to packaging. It’s a perfect match.”
“Our new partnership further strengthens MARELEC’s front line position in the growing food processing segment,” said Joeri De Vriesere, Managing Director of MARELEC. “MULTIVAC’s extensive network of independent sales and service offices in the Nordic and Baltic regions helps us provide enhanced support to our customer base as we expand our business in this important part of the world.”
About Marelec Food Technologies
Marelec Food Technologies has been active in the food-processing industry since 1983. The company designs and manufactures high-tech portioning, weighing, grading and control systems for the fishing and food industries to optimize the efficiency of manufacturing processes. Its team of enthusiastic engineers and designers is responsible for the development and production of these systems. A network of international sales offices and distributors in over 50 countries is available whenever a MARELEC customer needs advice, rapid delivery, or the best possible local after-sales service. Its systems are delivered across the world, with great attention to the individual requirements of its customers. For more information, visit www.marelec.com.
Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, Duravant is a global engineered equipment company with manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Through their portfolio of operating companies, Duravant delivers trusted end-to-end process solutions for customers and partners through engineering and integration expertise, project management and operational excellence. With worldwide sales distribution and service networks, they provide immediate and lifetime aftermarket support to all the markets they serve in the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors. Duravant’s market-leading brands are synonymous with innovation, durability and reliability. For more information, visit www.duravant.com.
About the MULTIVAC Group
Packaged expertise, innovative cutting-edge technology and strong brands under one roof: The MULTIVAC Group offers complete solutions for the packaging and processing of food, medical and pharmaceutical products, as well as industrial items – and as the technology leader, it continues to set new benchmarks in the market. For more than 60 years the name has stood for stability, strong values, innovation and future security, as well as quality and excellent service. Founded in 1961 in the Allgäu region of Germany, the MULTIVAC Group is today a global solutions supplier, which supports small and medium-sized companies, as well as large corporate businesses, in designing their production processes to be efficient and resource-saving. The product portfolio comprises a wide range of packaging technology, automation solutions, labelling and marking equipment, inspection systems and packaging materials. The product range is complemented by practical and customised solutions for food processing – from slicers and portioning machines right up to bakery technology. All the packaging and processing solutions are individually matched to customer requirements in the company's own application and development facilities. Around 7,000 staff in more than 80 subsidiaries worldwide ensure that the company remains close to its customers, as well as providing the maximum customer satisfaction – from the first project concept right through to after-sales service. Further information at: www.multivac.com
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