The Duravant family of operating companies serve the food processing, packaging and material handling segments.

Our Company


Recognized as a premium manufacturer of highly engineered food processing equipment and systems, Marlen International designs and builds solutions for the food processing industry.

Our premiere brands, Marlen, Carruthers, Afoheat, and Unitherm, have long set the standard for quality and performance. Internationally recognized, Marlen builds innovative solutions in vacuum stuffing and pumping, portioning, size reduction, thermal processing, and food handling.

We assure value to our customers through the highest consistency, accuracy, and product integrity. Our teams of expert engineering, design and technical personnel consult, collaborate, and partner with you to create custom solutions for your business.

Marlen International has been trusted by the world’s leading food brands for over 60 years. From Kansas City to Bangkok, our world-class Solution Centers allow processors to lean on our experienced food technologists to develop and test unique solutions for your products.  Marlen International is a Duravant Company and is backed by SupportPro, a complete lifecycle management program for parts and service.

It’s the Company Behind the Machine that Makes the Difference.

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About Duravant

Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, Duravant is a global engineered equipment company with an over 100-year operating history. Through their portfolio of operating companies, Duravant delivers trusted end-to-end process solutions for customers and partners through engineering and integration expertise, project management and operational excellence. With worldwide sales distribution and service networks they provide immediate and lifetime aftermarket support to all the markets they serve in the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors. Duravant’s market-leading brands are synonymous with innovation, durability and reliability. For more information, visit www.duravant.com.