11. October 2016

NEW PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN NORWEGIAN AGRO MACHINERY AS AND LEMKEN IN NORWAY

Starting from 1 October 2016 Norwegian Agro Machinery is responsible as the new importer for LEMKEN in Norway. The entire product portfolio for LEMKEN crop protection, seeding and soil cultivation will be offered by the new distributor. The two partners hope to gain good market prospects and growth opportunities. LEMKEN Export Manager Ralf Bornemann: "The broad range of LEMKEN products fits very well into the Norwegian agricultural sector.”

Managing Director in Norwegian Agro Machinery, Jens Skifter, states: “Besides the German Premium brand CLAAS, we are happy to enter into partnership with another German Premium manufacturer in LEMKEN. Both CLAAS and LEMKEN are privately owned family businesses with a great focus on the quality, performance and durability of their products. Both are leading in Europe and we expect a lot of synergies in these partnerships over the next years”.

Norwegian Agro Machinery takes over all sales and aftersales (Spare parts / Service) activities for LEMKEN in Norway. Thorleif Bjornstad will act as product manager for LEMKEN at Norwegian Agro Machinery.

About Norwegian Agro Machinery

Norwegian Agro Machinery is a Norwegian based company focused on representing and importing CLAAS machinery products in Norway. The company is a subsidiary to Danish Agro group which consists of a number of agro-industrial companies in Denmark and abroad. The group mainly operates within the sale of feed mixes, ingredients and vitamin mixes, fertiliser, crop protection, seeds and energy, plus the purchase of crops from farmers. The group is also distributor of a number of strong farm machinery brands, and runs an extensive chain of hobby and leisure retail outlets. The Danish Agro group has around 4500 employees and a budgeted turnover for 2016 of around EUR 4.7 billion.