Nov. 21, 2022
Lely Reaches Class Action Settlement
Pella, Iowa – November 21, 2022 – Lely today announced it has signed a settlement agreement involving litigation regarding the Lely Astronaut A4 in the United States. The settlement is for an initial amount of $49.75 million, which amount is subject to adjustment based on the options provided in the settlement agreement. The total amount of the settlement is dependent on the participation rate of an agreed-upon trade-in program from Lely Astronaut A4 to A5. If approved by the court, the settlement would resolve a class action lawsuit that was filed in February 2020.
Nov. 15, 2022
The second-generation Lely Orbiter presented at EuroTier 2022
The next step of the innovative on-farm dairy processor
Maassluis, 15 November 2022 – At EuroTier, Lely today presented the second generation of Lely Orbiter, the next step in innovative on-farm dairy processing. Launched in 2018 as an innovative revolution, the dairy processing system offers interested farmers a bulging package of additional technical and visual features including the processing of yoghurt and cream.
Sept. 19, 2022
Lely introduces the next generation of Lely Juno
Lely introduces the next generation of Lely Juno, the automated feed pushing solution. The first generation Juno was launched in 2008. Over the years the model has been optimized with new benefits to take it to a next level. In the meanwhile the Lely Juno has become market leader within the feed pushing market with an installed base of more than 13.000 Juno’s in 45 countries all over the world. The past learnings have been used to further optimize the current introduced Juno model with the main goal to lower the running costs for the end users.
July 14, 2022
FrieslandCampina, Rabobank and Lely start pilot to reduce nitrogen
FrieslandCampina, Rabobank and Lely are joining forces to reduce nitrogen emissions at dairy farms. They are entering into a partnership for the installation of 96 Lely Spheres, spread across all Dutch provinces. The Lely Sphere is an installation that reduces nitrogen emissions up to 70 percent in the barn of a dairy farm. The three parties hope that after this pilot project the concept will be applied on a broader scale in the sector.
July 5, 2022
"Lely Astronaut A5 the 'most economical' robot"
Last year, DLG – the most important German agricultural organisation – was commissioned by the professional journal Profi to test the Lely Astronaut A5 for energy, water and chemical consumption thoroughly. DLG's main conclusion is that the Astronaut A5 is the most economical robot it has ever tested.