Kroma stands for highly intelligent fish processing equipment helping customers to simplify processes while maximizing yields.


Kroma is an internationally oriented company. For more than 45 years, Kroma has produced machinery for the fish processing industry. It manifests our many years of experience with machinery for the processing industry in the way we design our new machine models but also in the way we try to design comprehensive systems for our clients. Each and every machine ever designed in Kroma incorporates vast amounts of know-how and many hours of experience. It is our goal to continuously develop the most innovative and highly intelligent processing technology in order to stay competitive in tomorrow’s world.

As demands placed on machinery constantly change a machine from is your guarantee that you will have a stable employee for many years to come. 

We have machines delivered to our clients at the end of the 1970s that are still up and running. Our machines are often designed for several fish species, yet each individual machine is dedicated to individual species to ensure the best processing result possible.

Kroma A/S constantly works to improve our warranty and after-sales service for our clients. We offer a variety of different service contracts aimed at ensuring that equipment works as optimally and efficiently as possible over time.

With roots in Denmark, we operate globally with solutions for even the most local fish species in both freshwater and saltwater and we are happy to help you with your next machine.

Our Values


We support a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within our own company and defined practices in the industry in order to better meet the needs of customers.

Food Safety

Food safety is our top priority. We understand that the sanitary design of the interior of the machine is crucial. All our solutions are designed so that all inner areas are easily accessible and easy to clean making them highly hygienic.


We seek excellence in every aspect of our business. We aim to deliver the superior quality and highest value possible through our solutions constantly improving our performance.

We have customers all around the world

Over the past years, Kroma has expanded internationally. Since then we have developed and delivered over 240 solutions to more than 120 customers in 30 different countries.


Kroma A/S is a family-owned company deeply rooted in the Danish engineering industry. The company dates all the way back to 1915, having a long tradition of manufacturing machinery for the industry both in Denmark and abroad. Since then Kroma operates globally and develops innovative solutions for both local freshwater and marine fish species.

1975 marked the beginning of Kroma’s production of machinery for the fish processing industry. The primary product was the popular Ravnstrup trout portion gutting machine.

In the beginning, it was only equipment for the trout industry that was developed and manufactured. It was in the middle of the 1980s that Kroma developed the first mackerel gutting machine. This machine was sold exclusively to smokehouses in Denmark and abroad.

At the beginning of the 21st century, the company changed its name to Kroma A/S. The focus also shifted much more towards product development–with an added strategic approach.

Since then KROMA A / S is known for its ability to develop unique processing solutions. The processing of one species of fish often leads to the development of new concepts for other species. Kroma machines excel not only in their quality, but they are also a partner who thinks and acts on the basis of what is best for the customer.

See our timeline below for additional information.



Partial acquisition of the DanSupply Automation for stainless steel conveyors.


Final Development of GUTMASTER X gutting machine for large salmon


100th anniversary in the iron and machinery industry and 40th anniversary in the fish industry.


First SCALEMASTER de-scaling machine delivered in Norway.


First GUTMASTER 3000 gutting machine delivered in Finland.


Kroma A/S moves to larger premises at 22, Rævevej in Skive.
Ivan Kristensen takes majority control of Kroma A/S.


First FILETMASTER 180 filleting machine delivered in the Netherlands.


First GUTMASTER 750 gutting machine delivered in Turkey.


First GUTMASTER 8000 gutting machine delivered in Denmark.


First GUTMASTER 1200 gutting machine delivered in Scotland.


Kroma machine factory extended with a new administrative building in Skive.


First Ravnstrup mackerel gutting machine developed and delivered in Sweden.
The machine is still in operation.


Patent application for trout gutting machine submitted on 2 July 1975. Danish patent no. 153981 granted on 13 February 1989.


First Ravnstrup trout gutting machine delivered to Ravnstrup Mølle outside Viborg


TH Iversen Smedie subsequently Kroma A/S, approved by the Danish Factory Inspectorate.