Working closely together with our pilot customers worldwide, we received very valuable feedback whilst developing the Astronaut A5. Based on this feedback, important parts and processes were redesigned leading to lowering the energy consumption of the milking robot.
The unique hybrid arm in combination with lowering the detergent and water consumption results in an energy use reduction of up to 20%.
Reliability for maximum uptime
The Lely Astronaut A5 has a very solid construction with limited electrical and fast movements. In addition, thanks to the spacious heart of the robot – the central unit – robot parts are better in reach, enabling technicians to carry out the (preventive) service faster.
This results in a reliable and easy to service robot. Giving you the opportunity to enjoy maximum uptime and lower maintenance costs.
Lower cost per kilo milk
Easy to service, built to last and energy-friendly: that is what you will experience when milking with the Lely Astronaut A5. Add to that optimal cow comfort and you’ll enjoy a higher milk yield at lower costs.
Please contact us or your local dealer for more information on what milking with the Lely Astronaut A5 can bring to you and your dairy farm.
Sept. 5, 2019
Enhanced Lely Calm calf feeder for optimal hygiene
Lely announces its enhanced automated calf feeding system, the Lely Calm. Key improvements of the new Lely Calm are focused on optimal hygiene. A hygiene box and tailor-made detergents result in a fully automated and thorough cleaning process, leaving no space for bacteria that could harm the calf’s health.
Sept. 2, 2019
Alexander van der Lely to become chairman of the Supervisory Board,
André van Troost appointed as new CEO of Lely
Maassluis, 2 September 2019 – An important change will take place in the management of Dutch family business Lely in the coming months. From January 1, the current CEO, Alexander van der Lely, will become the chairman of a newly formed Supervisory Board for Lely. This Supervisory Board must ensure that Lely remains a healthy family business. The current Vice President Customer Care, André van Troost, is appointed as new CEO of the Lely Group as of 1 January 2020. The Executive Board team remains unchanged.