Marel and MMC First Process offer customers one-stop shop

Marel, a global leader in food processing solutions, software and service, and MMC First Process, a global leader in fish handling, processing, and cooling system solutions, have forged a partnership with the shared goal of empowering excellence in seafood processing.

Both parties said they want to drive positive change through innovation, efficiency, and sustainability in fish handling, processing and water treatment. By filling in complimentary gaps, the alliance enhances a complete product offering throughout the value chain, providing customers with the convenience of a comprehensive one-stop-shop.

By actively promoting sustainability, Marel and MMC First Process want to ensure responsible sourcing. They also argue that through better use of resources and lowered energy consumption, customers can benefit from lowered production costs and higher profits while consumers can enjoy fish with a reduced environmental footprint.

The emphasis on elevated food safety measures and prioritising hygiene ensures processing that meets industry standards. Increased traceability enables consumers to track their seafood’s journey from ocean to plate.

In addition to a comprehensive range of onboard and onshore fish processing equipment, Marel and MMC First Process are partnering to deliver robust software that collects and collates data, enhancing productivity from delivery to final output and ensuring continuous efficiency.

Tailored training enables seamless operations and transparent, hygienic processes. With a focus on low running costs, preventative maintenance, and 24/7 expert service, the partnership promises continuous support to elevate seafood processing efficiency.

Olafur Karl Sigurdarson, executive vice president fish of Marel noted how the partnership with MMC First Process opens new opportunities for both companies and our customers.

“We are excited about the potential the partnership brings to the market, being able to offer full-line solutions,” Sigurdarson explained. “The collaboration is a testament to our commitment to revolutionising the seafood processing industry. Together, we are poised to set new benchmarks in innovation, efficiency, and sustainability, elevating seafood processing to the next level.”

Petter Leon Fauske, CEO of MMC First Process added t hat the strategic partnership with Marel signifies a dedication to providing cutting-edge solutions and unmatched expertise in fish handling.

“Together, we will reshape the future of seafood processing, delivering excellence to the industry and safer, sustainable, and traceable seafood for consumers,” Fauske said.

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