Marel Food Systems acquired Carnitech A/S in 1997. Carnitech was founded in Jutland, Denmark, in 1981 by six enterprising young men.
Carnitech had established itself as a leader in equipping large shrimp trawlers with on-board processing equipment and eventually became a leading international supplier of food processing equipment and systems.
In the salmon processing industry, Carnitech Salmon is a global leader, with the acquisition of CP Food Machinery A/S in 2002 and GEBA in 2004.
Fishing deal with China would settle maritime dispute Philippines
A joint fishing agreement reportedly being discussed between China and the Philippines is deemed a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries after an old maritime sovereignty dispute.