K-Line sold to CNH Industrial as it digs deeper into tillage implements

CNH Industrial (CNHI ) has purchased local agricultural equipment manufacturer K-Line Ag in a move that adds to its portfolio of all-Aussie made tillage and planting  models. This follows the CNHI purchase of Aussie icon Horwood Bagshaw, based in Mannum SA in 2018. Best known Horwood Bagshaw lines include their Scaribar, PSS seed bar, air […]

Brown Brothers Engineers gets an offer they cannot refuse

Brown Brothers Engineers has sold their pump companies to AxFlow, a Swedish based family owned Group. The companies affected by this changeover include Brown Brothers Engineers and Kelair Pumps Australia. AxFlow is the fluid handling solutions business group within Axel Johnson International. They specialise in marketing and distribution as well as complete sales and engineering […]

Silvan Australia builds on its partnership with Nobili mulchers

Silvan Australia has cemented a twenty-year long association as the sole Australian distributor of the Nobili range of mulchers manufactured in Italy. Australia’s top four Silvan-Nobili dealers recently visited the manufacturing plant of Nobili in Molinella, in the province of Emilia Romagna in Italy’s northern industrial and food heartland. The four dealers in the delegation […]

Massey Ferguson celebrates 60 glorious years

Born from the merger of farm machinery companies Massey-Harris of Canada and Harry Ferguson Ltd of the UK, 2018 marks the 60th anniversary of the creation of the world-famous Massey Ferguson badge. Massey Ferguson equipment is so much part of the global agricultural landscape. Wherever you are in the world, you are never far from […]

Taege to set up a wider distribution network

Taege Engineering out of New Zealand is set to vibrate more tines in our local market. Applications for a company to become the head importer into Australia are now being sought. While previously handled by Giltrap in Australia, Taege is now seeking to set-up a larger distribution and dealer network to ensure its complete product […]

Case IH Australia and New Zealand makes a change at the very top

Case IH Marketing Manager Pete McCann has been appointed into the role of Brand Leader for Australia and New Zealand, taking over from Bruce Healy who was in the role since 2011, and will move into a different area of the CNH Industrial business in early April. Michele Lombardi, Executive Managing Director CNH Industrial ANZ, […]

Farmgard opens up an expanded network for Celli

Celli has been so impressed with the New Zealand distribution and sales of its quality tillage equipment it has now handed over the Australian distribution rights to Farmgard who has in turn set-up a full warehouse and parts centre to cater for the much larger local market. Since 1955 Celli Spa Italy has been manufacturing […]

AGCO orchestrates Lely purchase to grab lions share of hay equipment sales

AGCO’s deal to purchase the forage division of the Dutch-based Lely Group back in March 2017 kicked into full operation here from October 1 2017. The Lely badge will be replaced by Massey Ferguson but essentially all current Lely product will be retained, as will the current dealer network. The combined Massey Ferguson and Lely […]

India will fill a big basket of snacks and sweets by 2030

India is the fastest growing major economy in the world, recording 7.3 per cent growth in 2015–16, and is forecast to become the world’s third-largest economy by 2030. And the fact that has crept up on everyone is household income in India is rapidly increasing and this is creating a burgeoning population of middle class […]

No Agrimac buy out by O’Connors

O’Connors Farm Machinery has confirmed the deal to buy out machinery dealer Agrimac has fallen over. Source: The Weekly Times The takeover bid would have increased the number of O’Connors dealerships to nine, making it the largest dealer network in Australia. O’Connors has six dealerships with branches in Birchip, Horsham, Warracknabeal, Shepparton, Corowa and Bordertown and would have picked […]