Valka is a leading supplier of high-tech processing systems for groundfish and salmon, using automation to enable highly precise processing with minimal waste and maximised yield. In 2011 it introduced its fully automated pin-bone and portion-cutting line, combining X-ray technology for locating bones and water-jet robots to portion fillets, and has seen its market grow steadily.
Magnús Jóhannsson takes on the position of service manager for Norway and Russia , and will play a leading role in meeting the company's growth goals as well as building on the firm's excellent reputation for service and delivery to clients and is located at new Valka facilities in Alta in northern Norway.
He brings a wealth of experience from the seafood tech industry with him, having spent the last few years as a Technical manager at Grieg Seafood in Alta. Magnús Jóhannsson was with Skaginn 3X for thirteen years, seven of which as a service manager.