LEMKEN - The AgroVision Company


The specialist for professional farming

As manufacturers of machinery for soil cultivation, sowing and crop protection, LEMKEN currently employs approximately 1,200 people worldwide. The company is in the sixth and seventh generation of ownership by the LEMKEN family. LEMKEN’s headquarters 

are located in Alpen, a town in the Lower Rhine area of Germany, 50 km north-west of Düsseldorf. LEMKEN produces about 14,400 machines per year with a turnover of 344 million € in 2014. Thus LEMKEN is one of the leading 

companies in Europe. With a market share of more than 40 % for reversible ploughs  LEMKEN is established as German market leader.



First sod turned for new field sprayer factory

The construction of the new LEMKEN field sprayer factory in Haren was launched today, just in time for spring, with a symbolic ground-breaking ceremony. The site, which is more than 3 ha in size, will soon house offices, training rooms with an integrated, 500 m² exhibition area, and a production hall of almost 10,000 m². It is expected that construction will proceed quickly and be completed by this autumn.more


LEMKEN continues to invest

For LEMKEN, the specialist for professional crop production, the 2014 business year brought a slight slowdown after three successive years of outstanding results. The LEMKEN Group recorded total sales of EUR345 million, that is a decrease by 5 per cent compared to the previous year. However, the company at the same time achieved the second best sales volume in its history.more


Dr Geoffery Weisner appointed as new CFO

Dr. Geoffery Weisner

Dr Geoffery Weisner will take over the reins of LEMKEN’s commercial department from 1 January and at the same time join the other six members in our management team in Alpen. Dr Weisner graduated in business administration and has accrued extensive experience in the finance and management accounting departments of various renowned mechanical engineering companies, most recently as commercial director of Carl Geringhoff GmbH & Co. KG. The 48...more


The new LEMKEN spare parts catalogue is now available online via Agroparts.

It has just become even easier for all customers to order genuine LEMKEN spare parts. The new user interface features a clear design to allow quick and easy navigation to the required parts – finding and ordering parts takes only a few clicks. Another strong point is that the site’s functionalities can be accessed from all popular browsers and mobile devices, allowing customers to order genuine LEMKEN spare parts from their tablets and...more


New Head of Design

Klemens Surmann

Klemens Surmann will take up the newly created position of Head of Design with LEMKEN, the agricultural machine specialist, at the company’s headquarters in Alpen on 1 December 2014. Mr Surmann (49) qualified as a metalworker before graduating in mechanical engineering from Bochum University in Germany. He then worked for Geringhoff GmbH, a manufacturer of harvest headers, initially in design and later in executive positions. Mr Surmann...more

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