Five years ago, the agricultural machinery specialist Lemken acquired the Dutch company Machinefabriek Steketee B.V., expanding its crop care product portfolio with implements for mechanical weed control and future-oriented camera-assisted machine guidance.
Premium ag tire maker Apollo Vredestein is investing in manufacturing facilities as its factory in The Netherlands begins to specialize in high-value products for agricultural implement, materials handling and tractor applications.
Combining their competences, experiences and technologies, Dewulf and Agrointelli will undertake a joint effort towards offering automated operations with a high level of data acquisition and site-specific optimization.
A Netherlands-based international distributor of farm machinery, materials handling, construction and grounds care equipment with interests in Canada has attracted new investment to support ambitious growth plans.
Schuitemaker and Veenhuis will maintain their brand names on the products they are most associated with while consolidating production at one site and sharing sales, marketing and administration resources.
Drought conditions have left arable farms with smaller yields, while dairy operations have had to purchase feed as a result of compromised grass growth. Pig farmers, meanwhile, face the growing threat of African swine fever (ASF). As a result, agricultural professionals view their prospects for business development in the coming 12 months as mixed.
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