Isfelag Vestmannaeyja, established in 1901, operates 4 processing units on shore: a fishmeal factory and a freezing plant in Vestmannaeyjar as well as a fishmeal factory and a freezing plant in Thorshofn. It also operates its own fleet of vessels.
Skinney-Thinganes was established in 1946, operates a ourishing fishing industry, including saltfish processing, a freezing plant and a fishmeal factory in Hornafjordur and a groundfish plant in Thorlakshofn. It also operates its own fleet of vessels.
Iceland Pelagic was established in 2008 as a sales unit by these two fishing and processing companies as a sales unit with the main focus on pelagics for Eastern Europe. Since then, Iceland Pelagic has been expanding its product portfolio and market area and is now one of the main exporters of seafood from Iceland.
Brim hf was established in 1985 with a merger of two large fishing companies. Today the oldest part of Brim has history dating back to the year 1906. Brim operates both in pelagic and groundfish. The company operates 6 groundfish trawlers, thereof 3 freezing trawlers 3 trawlers bringing in fresh fish for the groundfishplant in Reykjavik. In the pelagic operations, the company has two modern RSW vessels that bring fresh fish to the landbased processing facilities. The fish is mainly landed in Vopnafjordur were the main pelagic operation is with a modern plants both for freezing as well as fishmeal and fishoil.