Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

The Alaska seafood industry received a boost last September, when Anchorage-based Alaska Seafood International (ASI) reopened the largest seafood processing plant in the United States. The 202,000-sq-ft plant is capable of processing 125 million lb of seafood per year.


The plant was built in 1999 and was operated from March 2000 until August 2000, when it was shut down because of financial troubles. Last May, Sunrise Capital Partners, a New York investment firm, bought a 51% stake in the company,…

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Neil Mermelstein