Currently belonging to FLUOR Group, Stork’s trajectory starts with the foundation of Nederlandse Fabriek van Werktuigenen Spoorwegmaterieel (a dutch company devoted to the production of machines and equipment for the railroad industry), later called Werkspoor.


Merged with Gebroeders Stork & Co.

In 1954 Werkspoor merged equally with the engineering firm Gebroeders Stork & Co., which had been founded in Hengelo in 1868. Stork concentrated on the production of industrial equipment (motors and steam engines, pumps, sugar refineries) while Werkspoor was related to transportation.


Burgos factory

Our factory in Burgos, dedicated since its inception to the manufacture and integration of end-of-line systems, was founded in 1965 to serve the industrialisation of the dairy sector that was taking place in Spain in those years, starting its production in 1968.


New niche markets

Stork initiates a significant and successful shift to new niche markets related to smaller scale industrial production equipment, focusing on primary needs: clothing, food, energy, water/air and transportation, as well as technical maintenance services and of building.

Simultaneously, in Burgos, the expansion to other new solutions for wines, juices, edible oils,…begins and in 1980, Stork becomes one of the companies with the largest number of employees in the city.


Robotics and automation

Stork introduces robotic technology and automation in box filling and palletising systems supplied by its factory in Burgos.

With the launch of the first palletising robot in Spain, in Leche Pascual in Aranda, we became pioneers in this sector in our country.


Organization in 5 groups

A reorientation of the strategy led Stork to a structure classified into 5 groups: printing technologies for the textile, food processing, aerospace, industrial components and technical service sectors.

Our plant in Burgos was included in the second of these groups. During those years, we introduced different solutions of complex packaging into the Spanish market in the FMCG sector.


Industrial Components

Stork sells its branch of industrial components, continuing with the other four: Stork Prints, Stork Food Systems, Stork Fokker and Stork Industry Services.



Stork sells Stork Food Systems to Marel, an Icelandic company, founded in 1983 and which had grown after a process of acquisitions of other companies: Carnitech (Denmark) in 1997, CP Food Machinery in 2002, Pols (Iceland) in 2004, AEW Delford (UK) and Scanvaegt (Denmark) in 2006.

Our Factory in Burgos becomes part of Marel as a result of the aforementioned sale agreement by Stork Food Systems to this group.



A French industrial entrepreneur, Mr. Thomas Kermorgant, acquires the factory of Burgos and initiates a process of restructuring with the aim of turning it into a reference in its sector and field of activity at international level.