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Sigridur Olgeirsdottir appointed Director of Service

We're happy to announce that Sigríður Olgeirsdóttir has joined us, where she will lead the rapidly growing company's Service Division. For the past nine years, Sigríður was the COO of Íslandsbanki's and responsible for IT and Operations. She has also served on numerous boards of directors both in Iceland and abroad. She was the CEO [...]

2020-08-18T20:31:43+00:00October, 2019|

Valka to supply fully automated fillet processing lines to Båtsfjordbruket

The roughly four MEUR contract includes two complete systems for trimming, cutting, distribution and packing of fillets and portions. Båtsfjordbruket, a subsidiary of the Nordic seafood group Insula AS, was established in 1981 and has a proud tradition as a conventional fish purchasing station and fillet factory. Meeting the demand with high-tech and cost-effective production [...]

2020-08-18T20:31:34+00:00September, 2019|

Samherji Chooses Valka to Supply Machinery for New Plant and Upgrades

Samherji Ltd have chosen Valka to supply machinery for their new high-tech production plant in Dalvik and to upgrade their existing ÚA plant in Akureyri. With a total worth of more than 20 million euros, the deal includes numerous machines for the fillet production that cover the entire production process, from filleting to palletized [...]

2019-10-17T09:27:21+00:00April, 2018|

“The world’s first..” – Valka Cutter on-board Ramoen in the news

"The world's first water-jet cutter for fish fillets on-board a trawler," Aftenposten, Norway's largest newspaper featured the new Ramoen trawler today. Ramoen the new 75m long factory trawler owned by Ramoen AS is scheduled for its first fishing trip next week. "At the moment this ship is the state of art in the Norwegian fishing [...]

2017-03-09T12:10:22+00:00October, 2016|

Valka’s equipment in the spotlight

Valka's equipment in the spotlight as Samherji's high tech plant is featured in the N4 TV show Samherji's new and highly automated processing plant was recently featured by the Icelandic TV station N4. The project aims at automating the entire fresh fish production from gutting to palletized boxes. Valka was one of the project's main [...]

2016-12-27T16:26:43+00:00January, 2016|
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