Alexander van der Lely (right), CEO of Lely, and Menko van Gorkum, General Manager of Mueller BV signed the agreement to include Mueller milk tanks in the Lely portfolio at the Lely Campus in Maassluis today.
Alexander van der Lely, CEO of Lely about the collaboration: “The agreement formalizes the long-term collaboration between Lely and Mueller and strengthens our total offering. This new cooling proposition offers worldwide coverage alongside our existing Nautilus milk tank availability. Farmers can now fully rely on one stable partner for the complete installed base: the Lely Center.”
“When dairy producers choose robotic milking systems, they want the highest quality milk cooling and storage tanks to go with it.”, says Mueller B.V. General Manager Menko van Gorkum. “We couldn’t be happier to now be offering these solutions together.”
Mueller has been manufacturing bulk milk coolers for more than 60 years and is one of the world’s largest suppliers of milk cooling and storage solutions. The Mueller name is synonymous with high quality, efficiency and reliability in the agricultural dairy industry.
While Mueller and Lely have been in an informal business partnership for decades, this new agreement means Mueller milk tanks, silos, Fre-Heaters® and condensing units will be included in Lely’s Europe and Asia/Pacific portfolio.
Lely employees are undergoing training on the new Mueller products to guarantee the consistent level of quality service that dairy producers expect.
The new Mueller products will be made available within the Lely network in a phased rollout starting May 29, 2019.
May 23, 2019
Better with Robots
Podcast with Brian Houin of Homestead Dairy, the largest robotic dairy in North America
Two years after their first start up, Homestead Dairy is currently the largest robotic dairy in North America with 36 milking robots. Brian Houin joins Preston Vincent and talks about why they chose robots, the factors that influenced the decisions they made prior to their first startup and the takeaways they have learned since. Brian also discusses the differences he has seen in herd behavior, health, reproduction, production, genetics and more.
Nov. 13, 2018
Lely demonstrates: robotic milking is possible without pelletized concentrates
The 'Commodity feeder' for the Lely Astronaut offers a more economic alternative.
Maassluis, November 13 2018 – Milking robot manufacturer Lely offers its Astronaut customers the possibility to dose non-pelletized feed in the milking robot. The option is called 'Commodity feeder' and can result in huge savings on feed costs for robot milkers.