Presentation on theme: "The Future of Farming™ Kverneland Group Soest GmbH."— Presentation transcript:
The Future of Farming™ Kverneland Group Soest GmbH
The Future of Farming™ 2 History 1948Heinrich Weiste founds the company ”Weiste”, Accord is chosen as trademark 1961-1964Construction of the plant at Soest 1964Introduction of the WEISTE triangle (tractor implement) 1966Introduction of the Accord Pneumatic System 1968First generation of pneumatic seed drills 5-7m 1977Second generation of pneumatic seed drills 3-4m 1985Extension of the product range by precision drill technology 1990Own production of plastic injection parts 1996Complete integration in the Kverneland Group 2000Take over of the precision seed drills of the company Kleine 2003Production of the first Seeding Combination „MSC“ 2004Restructuring of the plant at Soest 2005Production of the 50 000 seed drill 2006Renewal of the cultivator mounted seed drills with the implementation of the Accord i-drill PRO 2007Extension of the product range Optima: HD, trailed frame 200860 years of Accord
The Future of Farming™ 3 Facts & Figures Kverneland Group Soest has over 60 years of experience in manufacturing seed drills Production of appr. 4000 machines a year at the Soest factory About 500 suppliers Own plastic production 2008 turnover of appr. 73,5 mln EUR 250 employees 40.000 m² real estate
The Future of Farming™ 4 R & D Focus - Core Competences Kverneland Group Soest is the ”Centre of excellence for Seeding Technology” within the Kverneland Group Focus on manufacturing high quality products for a wide range of customer segments. High level of product development.