Massey Ferguson reports that a EUR:300 million investment and reorganisation of facilities over last five years at its Beauvais tractor production plant in France is driving manufacturing quality to even higher standards. The Beauvais facility in Picardy is home to Massey Ferguson in Europe and produces MF tractors from 75-400hp. The plant is the largest producer and […]
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Weaving Machinery are to launch a Short Disc 8000T, to complement the existing and hugely successful Short Disc range. The company say they have recognised the need for a higher output model to maximise efficiency with their new 8 Metre model. Currently in use across the UK, this well recognised shallow cultivator is fast and […]
RECO will cease trading by the end of 2015, with the view to full closure in the early stages of 2016. They will be hosting an ‘open week’ closing down sale in January for remaining new and used machinery stock. The ‘open week’ will run from Monday 18th – Friday 22nd January 2016 in St […]
Amazone has supplemented its ZA-V fertiliser spreader range with a new model with a hopper capacity of 2,600 litres. So, the full range now encompasses seven models with hopper volumes from 1,700 right through to 4,200 litres. Despite its large hopper volume, the new ZA-V 2600 features a compact design. Thanks to an overall total […]
Kramp Group incorporating Grene and Kongskilde Industries A/S have entered into a strategic cooperation about the distribution of wearing and spare parts. The agreement will be rolled out in the first half of 2016. Kongskilde considers customer service and consistency of supply key competitive parameters and has made targeted efforts to strengthen that part of […]
A completely new low budget low specification range of slurry tankers has just been launched by SlurryKat to cater for a growing demand in that specific machinery sector. The new range of Pantera tankers demonstrates a more basic lower specification design and options list compared to the original premium range of SlurryKat flagship tankers also […]
Wiltshire based Kidd Farm Machinery have launched a new range of Bale Shredders. The new smaller and lighter range compliment the current 450 & 850 Bale Shredder range. The company says the new 330 is the only machine on the market that can be factory built for Shredding or Twin Chopping.
Kubota UK is hosting its biggest ever stand at LAMMA 2016 at what will be the first event that its complete range of solutions have been exhibited to the market. The company will be bringing its expertise on the agricultural, groundcare, construction, engines, parts, service and finance divisions to the two-day event.
SAME DEUTZ-FAHR has announced that its brand name has been changed to SDF. The new name will replace the current name in use for all the group’s corporate activities worldwide. This renewal will also affect the corporate logo, as the typeface and the traditional symbol of the four intersecting elements will both be reworked. The […]
Apart from the GM compact and F Series orchard tractors, the all-new X4C models are the smallest tractors in the McCormick range. Designed for applications that do not demand a lot of power but where light weight and compact dimensions are important characteristics, the tractors offer a choice of four power outputs.
The Sumo factory was opened up to the public this month, and with several new launches on display, there were a record number of guests through the door. ‘Both days were a fantastic success and we’ve had some really positive feedback from both current and potential customers’ said Simon Herring, Sumo’s Managing Director. ‘The downturn […]
MORE THAN 7,000 people came from far and wide to marvel at the latest products and advances in agricultural technology at the 2015 Midlands Machinery Show. Visitors were treated to technology from all areas of the agricultural industry as well as specialist seminars at the Newark Showground event.
In what was overall an excellent first day at the 2015 Midlands Machinery Show, Linclonshire based Agri-Linc had two extra reasons to be happy. In the Agri Machinery News sponsored best stand awards, they won Best Machinery stand and Best Overall stand awards. Judges were impressed with their overall presentation of the stand, which included […]
Agricultural and industrial tyre brand Cultor will dramatically extend its range in the radial agricultural tyres segment. The Cultor RD tyre range is a substitution for Mitas RD and draws on the performance of Mitas RD, which are no longer included in the Mitas brand portfolio. MITAS a.s., which produces Cultor at its plants in […]
Massey Ferguson sponsored the visit of three young British agriculturalists to Agritechnica last week as part of the Oxford Farming Conference/Young DLG (German Agricultural Society) Scholar Exchange programme. Robert Yardley, Nicola Blowey and Jenni Thompson were welcomed onto the Massey Ferguson stand at the show by Campbell Scott, Director Marketing Services, Massey Ferguson Europe/Africa/Middle East. […]
Twenty young CLAAS Service Engineers have started the next stage of their careers, having recently completed their four-year CLAAS Agricultural Technician Apprenticeship and been awarded their Graduation Certificates. CLAAS is the only UK agricultural machinery company to offer two training bases for its apprentices, both of which follow the same curriculum. Of the 20 new […]
Yorkshire importer Manterra Ltd has further consolidated its partnership with Polish manufacturing giant, Unia, by launching its Atlas Seedbed Cultivator in the UK. The Atlas Seedbed Cultivator is available in a range of 3 to 10m widths and features semi-mounted axles, three levelling boards, a front roller, heavy rear duplex Crosskill roller, two rows of […]
Vaderstad have launched the Tempo L, a precision planter with a working width of up to 12.2 m. Despite the generous working width, the machine folds to a transport width of just 3 metres. The company says that due to a large fertiliser tank in combination with a very fast planting rate, the Tempo L […]