Farming innovators. That is who we are and what we do. We believe in an enjoyable, profitable and sustainable future for dairy farmers, achieved by high-quality robotisation, ground-breaking engineering and farming expertise. We – 1,500 professionals – are working on revolutions in agriculture – non-stop.

  • The dream of two brothers
    Cornelis en Arij van der Lely
    The dream of two brothers
    Lely started as the dream of two brothers and within 70 years the company has developed into an innovative market leader in automated systems for dairy farmers all over the world. A family-owned business, featuring international flair and opportunities.
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    BREAAM Certificaat Outstanding
    highest sustainable achievements
    Sustainable business premises
    The Lely Campus in Maassluis has been awarded the BREAAM NL Outstanding certificate; this means that our head-office and factory together, are one of the most sustainable industrial complexes in Europe.
  • An international work environment
    active in more than 40 countries
    An international work environment
    Our origins are in Maassluis but our solutions are used in over 40 countries. This means we also provide advice to dairy farmers on a global scale, taking account of local requirements and climatic conditions.

Highlighted careers

  • Engineering
    Electronics Engineer (Maassluis, fulltime)
    • Technical play yard
    • Work with the latest techniques
    • International colleagues
    View vacancy
  • Internship
    Open application Internship
    • Largest robot producer
    • International colleagues
    • Work with the latest techniques
    View vacancy
  • Engineering
    Data Scientist Robotics
    • Realtime data of >30.000 Lely robots
    • Working together with engineers
    • Largest robot producer
    View vacancy

‘Lely is finalist in the Family Company Award 2019 and we are very proud of it!’

Marijke Jansen Vice President Human Resources & Organization

Why Lely?

Farmers all over the world make choices about how they set up and run their farms. Every day, we help them make the best choices for themselves and their farms. We do this by providing advice and innovative solutions that contribute to efficient farm management. For sustainable milk and meat production and energy generation. Present and future.


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