Food processing line demos at a Marel demo center

Demo centers

A hands-on experience

Welcome to Marel’s global demo center network. Step inside to experience innovation in food processing with private demonstrations, industry events, hands-on training, and an all-new virtual reality (VR) environment. Our doors are always open in seven globally connected hubs in Lenexa and Des Moines in North America, Copenhagen, Boxmeer and Oberlahr in Europe, Shanghai in China and Campinas in Latin America. 

Wherever you are in the world, our team is here for you.


Lenexa Progresspoint 037

Customized demonstrations

Work side-by-side with Marel to see your food processing solutions in action. We’ve equipped our different locations to run actual product – your product – through our state-of-the-art equipment.

  • Live consultations with Marel specialists in person or online
  • Private sessions catering to your unique challenges
  • Real food processing factory environment
  • Train your team without interrupting regular production

By requesting a private session with Marel, you have the opportunity to experiment and ask an industry expert for advice. Plus, you can discover new solutions with Innova software or test a value-adding production stage before investing in developing new products.

Salmon Showhow 2014 (1)

Industry events

Connect with like-minded leaders in the food processing industry, get new ideas to optimize your production line, and hear from Marel’s equipment specialists. We look forward to welcoming you to our next industry event.

  • Hear how our customers tackle today’s food production challenges
  • See real production lines working in real-time
  • Get exclusive access to Marel’s latest innovations
  • Learn, explore and socialize in our state-of-the-art facilities

We host regular events for fish, meat, poultry, alternative proteins, dairy, baked goods and petfood processors at our 7 demo center locations. Numbers are usually limited, so make sure you keep in touch to reserve your spot.

Book your visit now

Once you have filled out the form, one of our team will contact you about your visit as soon as possible.

We will be happy to assist you on recommending accommodation as Marel has cooperation with various hotel chains near our demo centers.