US corporation acquires Marel site

By Eleanor Mackay

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Marel said the move is part of its refocusing programme
Marel said the move is part of its refocusing programme

Related tags: Manufacturing, Processing equipment & plant design

Equipment manufacturer Marel is selling its high-speed slicing facility in Norwich, United Kingdom. 

Equipment company Middleby Corporation, based in America, will acquire the site where it will base its Thurne brand. It reported the site will continue to manufacture a broad line of high-speed slicers and integrated slicing systems.

Marel said the move is part of its refocusing programme, in which it will focus on its core product offering.

Selim A. Bassoul, chairman and CEO of The Middleby Corporation, said: “We are excited to add Thurne to our food processing portfolio of leading brands. This acquisition continues our strategy of adding integrated systems to complete total line solutions that we offer to the food processing industries, and enables us to better serve our customers.”

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