Sept. 18, 2017
Lely celebrates 25 years of robotic milking with the anniversary action ’Celebrate Generations’
On August 18, exactly 25 years ago the first milk from the Lely Astronaut flowed into the milk tank. An important step for the automation of dairy farms all over the world. This means that an entire generation of dairy farmers grew up with this form of automation. With the slogan 'Celebrate Generations' Lely would like to celebrate this milestone with a special anniversary promotion.
June 9, 2017
Agreement on request for advice and social plan
allows Lely to focus fully on agricultural robotics and data
Maassluis, 9 June 2017 – Lely´s Joint Works Council has advised on the plan announced in March of the intended sale of Lely’s Forage business and the anticipated organisational adjustments. In addition, the company and the trade unions have reached an agreement on the Social Plan. This means that the intended sale of all Forage activities – the production of forage harvesting machines – to AGCO can become effective as of 1 October 2017. After this date, Lely will continue to strengthen its leading position as an innovator in the dairy market.
March 15, 2017
Lely intends to sell the forage business to AGCO Corporation
Focus on agricultural robotics and data
The international family-owned company, Lely, plans to sell its Forage business, which produces forage harvesting machines to AGCO Corporation, a recognised worldwide as a leading player in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery.
Feb. 2, 2017
Lely closes a tumultuous year
This week, Lely published the financial results for 2016. Especially because of low milk prices worldwide ensuing in falling sales figures, the company shows a fall in turnover as compared with 2015. The turnover came to € 502 million.
Oct. 25, 2016
Lely’s milking robot and grassland machines added to Farming Simulator
In version 17 of Farming Simulator, the farm simulation game, you can now run your farm with various Lely machines. Four machines for working the land and the Lely Astronaut milking robot for the barn have been added to the latest version of this popular game. Lely is thus following in the footsteps of some 40 brands whose agricultural machinery is already used in the game. The milking robot is a first.