Strategy and Finance

2013
Milestones, Achievements & Events

Although 2013 was a challenging year for Marel, the people of Marel around the globe achieved many important milestones throughout the year.

We introduced
new products
We have
active patent families
We applied for
patents on new innovations
We exhibited at
tradeshows and exhibitions
We held
ShowHows & Customer events
Jan
15 January

New Marel Code of Conduct published

New Marel Code of Conduct published

Marel adopted a new code of conduct applicable to all Marel employees, officers and directors globally. 

30 January

Marel is chosen supplier of the year

Marel is chosen supplier of the year

Marel was awarded the American Meat Institute's (AMI) supplier of the year during the 2013 AMI international production & processing exposition in Atlanta.

Feb
27 February

Marel's stand at the Gulfood Exhibition in Dubai attracts steady stream of visitors from all around the world

Marel's stand at the Gulfood Exhibition in Dubai attracts steady stream of visitors from all around the world

The Gulfood exhibition is billed as the world's largest annual food and hospitality show.

Mar
4 March

Gerrit den Bok is appointed the new General Manager of Further Processing

Gerrit den Bok is appointed the new General Manager of Further Processing

Gerrit den Bok is appointed the new General Manager of Further processing.

29 March

Marel's AeroScalder wins the AGRAme award for the Best New Poultry Product for the Gulf Market

Marel's AeroScalder wins the AGRAme award for the Best New Poultry Product for the Gulf Market

At the AGRAme tradeshow in Dubai, Marel's AeroScalder wins the AGRAme award for the best new poultry product for the Gulf Market. The award is another boost for the successful AeroScalder and a confirmation of Marel's position as global technology leader for poultry processing solutions.

Apr
25 April

Marel launches new responsive website, optimized for mobile devices

Marel launches new responsive website, optimized for mobile devices

Marel's websites are visited by tens of thousands of people every month from over 190 countries. 

May
7 May

Marel's ModularOven 700 wins the Meat Technology Awards 2013 at the IFFA exhibition

Marel's ModularOven 700 wins the Meat Technology Awards 2013 at the IFFA exhibition

Marel's ModularOven 700 was awarded the Meat Technology Awards in the category Air Conditioning and Heating 

Jun
18 June

Successful presence at VIV Turkey

Successful presence at VIV Turkey

The VIV Turkey, held in Istanbul, was successful for Marel. Several innovative solutions were on display and with the theme "100% innovation" Marel confirmed its position as innovative technology leader. 

Jul
8 July

Marel Acquires Part of Carnitech's Activities

Marel Acquires Part of Carnitech's Activities

Marel reached an agreement to acquire Carnitech's mixing and grinding activities. 

Aug
16 August

Marel awarded for leading innovation at the Aqua-Nor exhibition

Marel awarded for leading innovation at the Aqua-Nor exhibition

Marel was awarded second place in the 2013 Aqua-Nor Innovation awards. 

Sep
10 September

Tour de Marel raises 75.000 Euros for SOS Children's Villages

Tour de Marel raises 75.000 Euros for SOS Children's Villages

Marel employees around the world united in raising money for SOS Children's Villages in the Ivory Coast.

Nov
1 November

Arni Oddur Thordarson appointed the new CEO of Marel

Arni Oddur Thordarson appointed the new CEO of Marel

Marel's board of Directors appointed Arni Oddur Thordarsson the new CEO of Marel.

7 November

Marel opens Progress Point in Denmark

Marel opens Progress Point in Denmark

Progress Point Marel latest and most extensive training and demonstration facility opens in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Dec
10 December

One Thousand Innova systems Sold

One Thousand Innova systems Sold

Marel reached the milestone to sell one thousand Innova systems.

19 December

Marel Expands its Executive Team

Marel Expands its Executive Team

Marel's executive team was expanded with several experienced and highly qualified Marel Managing Directors.