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.
April 26, 2017
100,000 followers on the Lely Facebook page
We recently had the pleasure of welcoming our 100,000th visitor. A milestone we are very proud of. We would like to thank everyone who has found us and has rewarded us with their attention. It goes without saying we would like to stay relevant and would like to know what type of information you are looking for. Please let us know!
April 24, 2017
A wide variety of user experiences mark five years of automatic feeding
As a newcomer in the feeding equipment industry, Lely introduced the Vector automatic feeding system five years ago. A revolutionary system that, in addition to labour savings, has an unprecedented effect on cow health and feed efficiency. Meanwhile, Lely has become the market leader in automated feeding. Remarkably, if you consider that in this market there are many providers with a longer history in feeding equipment.
March 13, 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.
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.
July 26, 2016
Acquisition of Lely Turfcare in the UK, Ireland and Denmark by Royal Reesink completed
Royal Reesink N.V. (“Royal Reesink”) and of Lely Holding S.ár.l (“Lely”) today completed the acquisition of Lely’s turfcare activities by Reesink in the UK, Ireland and Denmark. These activities mainly comprise the distribution of Toro machines for the maintenance of golf courses and public green spaces and TYM compact tractors (UK, IRE). These activities generated revenue of some € 60 million in 2015, with around 125 employees. Revenue has grown in the first half of 2016.