about Haarslev

Haarslev manufactures processing equipment for customers in the meat, pet food, fish, oil, environmental protection and biofuel industries worldwide.

Processing Technology

Haarslev designs, manufactures, installs and maintains complete systems and equipment for the processing of fish, animal by-products, domestic and sewage waste, bio fuels and by-products from food and beverage manufacturing. Haarslev solutions are energy effective, reliable and sustainable and offer the highest possible product quality and yield. Every day, all around the world.

Haarslev processing technology

of Haarslev

In 1973, Haarslev A/S was founded by the Østergaard family. Over the years, Haarslev has become a market leader in designing, manufacturing and installing processing systems for the food processing and rendering industry.

Haarslev clients typically process meat by-products, fish and municipal waste. The food and beverage manufacturing by-products convert animal raw material into finished products.

The history of all the companies that are part of Haarslev today goes back more than 150 years. Haarslev is now a global company that unites the DNA from companies such as Atlas-Stord, Hetland, Sværtek, Tremesa, Flo-Dry Engineering, Sevar, SIL and C.A. Picard.


Meat Rendering

Processing of animal by-products into valuable, bio-safe meals and fats used for feed, pet food, biofuel and fertilizer

Fish Processing

Processing of whole fish or trimmings into high quality fish oil and fishmeal used for feed

Complimentary process application

Dewatering, processing and drying of other renewable products

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Code of Conduct

Responsibility and good reputation for corporate trustworthiness are fundamental to our success and our ability to create long-term value for customers, shareholders, employees and the general public. Haarslev's Code provides guidance on the conduct required of our Partners and employees to ensure that all affairs involving Haarslev are managed to the highest ethical standard.

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Haarslev has sales offices and production facilities on every continent. Find your nearest location with our Location Finder.

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Haarslev’s leading position in the international market is based on our skilled and motivated employees. To support and encourage our staff, we strive to provide great working conditions and opportunities for development.

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We care about
Your process

Haarslev Customer Care makes sure your business keeps on going

Downtime is a worst case scenario for all rendering and processing companies. It simply has to be avoided at all cost. Our systems have been designed to guarantee you maximum uptime.

Haarslev Customer Care is available to give you the best advice in mastering your process. By implementing the right procedures for maintenance and spare parts stock, you will be able to:

  • guarantee your throughput
  • obtain more yield per product
  • achieve a reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Harald Petersen
Mechanical Engineer
Press release
Major investments in the US

Haarslev announces highest order intake ever, and major investments in the US for an even stronger future.

New times in Haarslev – ambitious plans of growth call for new methods

For CEO Han Defauwes, 2018 started out with an interview by the Danish newspaper Fyens Stifttidende. This resulted in a series of articles in which Han explains his vision for Haarslev and his ambitious goals. Here is a summary of the articles.

Haarslev ROI calculator: master your process

The expected return on your investment (ROI) in rendering systems is an important decision factor. We offer you the Haarslev ROI Calculator.