Southway House
Southway Drive
North Common
Bristol BS30 5LW
01173 12 13 14


Cretel developes and manufacturers ergonomically design skinning machines for fish, meat and poultry as well as of industrial washing and drying systems for a wide range of products such as boxes, crates, pallets, bins and containers.

Cretel is a family-owned business, founded by Jérome Cretel in 1972. Thanks to its strong and advanced R&D policy, Cretel has become an authority in the field of skinning and derinding machines in just two decades.

Cretel owes its privileged market position to its ability to develop a standard range of products and tailor-made solutions. Besides the production of machinery for the food industry, Cretel also makes available its technical expertise to customers for customized projects in the stainless steel industry.

Furthermore, all of Cretel’s equipment meets the highest EC-requirements.

On 10th November 2011, the ATS Group acquired the companies Cretel and Induwash. The ATS Group, with headquarters based in Merelbeke, is a multidisciplinary group of companies with over 600 employees and a consolidated turnover of 112 million.