Westfort Meat Products (merger of Egbert Kruiswijk Vleesproducten and Lunenberg Vlees) to invest in a new pig slaughterhouse in IJsselstein (NL). MPS meat processing systems in Lichtenvoorde (NL) was chosen by Westfort to be the supplier of the ultra-modern slaughter line with cold storage units and product processing lines.

The new slaughterhouse has a capacity of 650 pigs / hour and is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2015. The slaughter line will be equipped with the latest techniques with animal welfare, automation and sustainability as spearheads.

“We are very proud to be Westfort’s supplier”, says Remko Rosman, managing director of MPS. “Westfort is one of the leading companies in the Dutch Meat Processing Industry. By opting for MPS they are assured of a state-of-the-art slaughter line where hygiene and meat quality are of paramount importance.

Rob Stekelenburg of project management and engineering firm PROMAD and responsible for the design and management is also very pleased with the fact that MPS was chosen as supplier. “MPS has time and again proven to supply high-quality, reliable systems. MPS also responded well to our wishes and ideas during the planning stage. I therefore have every confidence that with MPS Westfort has opted for an ultra-modern, reliable system and we look forward to a constructive and pleasant cooperation with MPS during the realisation.”

MPS meat processing systems is a global supplier of automated slaughter lines for pigs, cattle and sheep, cutting lines and deboning systems, intralogistic systems for the food industry and industrial waste water treatment systems.