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Our Organization

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Around the Globe

As an owner-managed business with more than 1,200 employees around the world operating in more than a hundred countries across six continents, we design and engineer innovative and holistic solutions that ensure intelligent, safe, efficient and sustainable food processing in all phases, from the handling of live and raw protein materials to the finished food products.

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People

We employe more than 1,200 people world-wide

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Country

We have sold our solutions to more than 99 countries

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Experience

We have over 100 years of experience in global food processing

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Growth

Conscious leadership is leading to continuous growth

Worldwide locations

Our Locations

With offices, representatives and service stations all over the world and a reputation for high-quality equipment, BAADER is one of the strongest and most innovative business partners in the food processing industry. Our customers enjoy maximum benefits and productivity from our presence in more than 80 locations worldwide, precise spare parts, as well as daily spare parts dispatch.

The BAADER headquarters is located in Lübeck, Germany.
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Our Management

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EXECUTIVE CHAIRWOMAN

Petra Baader

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Petra Baader has been leading BAADER as Executive Chairwoman since 1995. Under her leadership, the company has expanded into the fish and poultry business and successfully established BAADER as a leading provider of food processing solutions. Petra Baader has been honorary consul for Norway since 1996 and has been awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit ‘Knight First-Class’. Petra Baader also sits on the advisory board of several international companies.
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Chief Financial Officer

Torsten Krausen

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Torsten Krausen has been a Managing Director at BAADER since 2009. His background in private equity and corporate finance contributes to the company’s continued solidity. He oversees Finance, Legal, IT, Purchasing and Mergers & Acquisitions. Knowing how to combine his numerical approach with his visionary leadership, he is a trusted partner both for financial stakeholders and BAADER colleagues from all business areas.
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Managing Director Poultry Holding

Dr Norbert Engberg

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Dr Norbert Engberg studied Mathematics and Economics in Hamburg. Before joining BAADER in 2019, he worked as a Managing Director in the food industry. He merged and reorganized companies, built up sales structures and implemented brands. Furthermore, he focused on efficiency and innovation in production. Being responsible for food processing teaches many perspectives. Dr Norbert Engberg has now found his passion in bringing his knowledge to solution development at BAADER.
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Managing Director Fish

Robert Focke

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Robert Focke has held a management position at BAADER since 1998. Prior to being announced Managing Director, he was Head of Human Resources and Commercial Director. Next to his dedication to the business of offering fish processing solutions, he is voluntarily engaged as Vice President of the Northern German employer association and serves as an honorary judge at the State Labour Court.
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Managing Director Software & Digitalization

Dr Norbert Engberg

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Dr Norbert Engberg studied Mathematics and Economics in Hamburg. Before joining BAADER in 2019, he worked as a Managing Director in the food industry. He merged and reorganized companies, built up sales structures and implemented brands. Furthermore, he focused on efficiency and innovation in production. Being responsible for food processing teaches many perspectives. Dr Norbert Engberg has now found his passion in bringing his knowledge to solution development at BAADER.

Our Brand

A multi-brand portfolio – with the customer at the centre

BAADER is home to a portfolio of product brands that cater to a variety of customers and industry segments providing a range of equipment, solutions and services to meet expectations.
BAADER
Our most important brand has enjoyed over 100 years of success and goes back to the company’s founding father’s name Rudolf Baader. Today his name represents the company’s overall umbrella brand that has a unique standing in the global fish industry and is renowned for reliable and state-of-the-art solutions.
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Our Product Brands

Food processing across markets, raw materials and species is different. As are our global customers of today and tomorrow. As such, our product brands represent a multitude of products and services.

LINCO

Poultry processors around the world have been trusting LINCO solutions for over 75 years. Technology, service and competence have been part of BAADER since 2007 and while the BAADER brand has been established in the poultry industry, the LINCO heritage persists in our latest offerings and new developments.
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SEAC

SEAC is a leading brand of fish processing machinery for pelagic and whitefish of small sizes that rounded the BAADER fish portfolio when the company joined BAADER in 2021. Machines are designed for automatic feeding, nobbing, heading, gutting and tailing fillets as well as belly-cleaning of pelagic fish.
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SKAGINN 3X

SKAGINN 3X stands for a range of unique and patented chilling, freezing and thawing solutions on shore as well as on vessels. The brand is renowned for its flexibility and speed in delivering customized solutions as well as its deep roots within the Icelandic fisheries.
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TRIO

TRIO stands for cost-efficient solutions for the deep skinning and skinning of soft fish fillets as well as pin boning technology for salmon and trout. The brand’s offerings are completely integrated into the BAADER Fish product portfolio and are also available as stand-alone products.
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LINCO
Poultry processors around the world have been trusting LINCO solutions for over 75 years. Technology, service and competence have been part of BAADER since 2007 and while the BAADER brand within the poultry industry is getting stronger, the LINCO heritage persists in our latest offerings and new developments.
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SEAC
A leading brand of fish processing machinery for pelagic and whitefish of small sizes rounded the BAADER fish portfolio when the company joined BAADER in 2021. Machines are designed for automatic feeding, nobbing, heading, gutting and tailing filets as well as belly-cleaning of pelagic fish.
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TRIO
TRIO stands for cost-efficient solutions for the deep skinning and skinning of soft fish fillets as well as pin poning technology for salmon and trout. The brand's offerings are completely integrated into the BAADER Fish product portfolio and are also available as stand-alone products.
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Our Legacy

What started with the novel idea of founding father Rudolf Baader offering mechanically processed fish fillets more than 100 years ago developed into a global company that spans cross-industries, fish, meat and poultry processing as well as software and digital solutions as a major player in the industry. But our roots and heritage are deep. Our history continues to inspire us and drive us forward.

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