Berkel invented a way to slice more meat to better serve his customers. The result of their innovation was the world's first meat-slicing machine. They revolutionized the way people prepare food all over the world. Berkel produces reliable equipment that chefs and operators depend on for consistently great results. Berkel’s unique combination of experience and innovation has made it a name synonymous with quality foodservice slicers, vacuum packaging equipment and more. Berkel is associated with the Vulcan Food Equipment Group and is a division of the ITW Food Equipment Group.