Marel Poultry has opened its new production center in Dongen, the Netherlands and announced that all production and office activities will take place in the building at the Tichelrijt II business park
For 60 years, the production site in Dongen has been manufacturing machine parts for Marel Poultry, the poultry branch within the world-leading company Marel. The end products, food processing systems, are assembled in collaboration with the Marel site in Boxmeer.
The new building features 40 production places as well as eight office places. Relocation of the massive production machines was organised gradually over the last months and went smoothly without interrupting customer deliveries.
The official opening ceremony was carried out by Marina Starmans-Gelijns, mayor of Dongen, in the presence of a large Marel delegation, including CEO Árni Oddur Thórdarson.
Marel employees in Dongen is all set to make use of the most modern and sophisticated production facilities at their workplaces. The equipment, services and logistics of the new production center aim to perform at the highest levels of quality, safety and ergonomics. According to Marel Poultry, the new environment will lead to a lot of innovative and successful business.
Folkert Bölger, executive vice-president of Marel Poultry, said, “For our production location in Dongen, this means that we now have an optimally equipped business premises that meets the very latest requirements.”
“When this new environment contributes to a higher job satisfaction, it will almost naturally lead to the best possible production,” Bölger added.