Partnering opportunity

Dutch manufacturer of feeding robots for calves seeks commercial agents

Summary

A Dutch company is specialized in the development and manufacturing of automated machines for feeding animals, like calves, on farms. The company is interested in cooperation with companies focused on sales on the agriculture market, who are looking for new products in their product range. Cooperation can be arranged in the frame of a commercial agency agreement or a distribution services agreement.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Experienced in sales of products or machines to livestock farms.

Partner sought

The company is interested in commercial cooperation with companies focused on sales on the agriculture market, who are looking for new products in their product range. .

Description

This fast growing innovative Dutch company is a developer and manufacturer of forage machines. Up from 2006 with the introduction of a mix dosing bucket the company developed a wide range of solutions for companies in the market of feeding animals. The machines provide calves, bulls or young stock efficiently with roughage. The range of products for weighing, mixing, transporting and dosing of feed consist of a milling buckets, mix dosing buckets, stationary feed mixers, mix dosing cars and feeding robots. The feeding robot for calves is one ort the most recent products.. The company received the national SME Innovation Award in 2012. Feeding of farm animals, like cows, calves and goats is a labour-intensive activity. The developed feeding robot for calves works completely unmanned. Controlled by the computer, the robot takes care of the implementation of the feeding schedule. The mix-dosing-robot goes to the loading stations, fills and mixes the roughage to a homogeneous mixture, drives through the corridors and dispenses the feed. The company is looking for companies in Europe for sales and distribution activities in their country. Cooperation based on a commercial agency agreement or a distribution services agreement.

Advantages and innovations

With the feeding robot modern veal farmers have all the ingredients for the highest output: maximum feed quality and efficiency; • Fully unmanned feeding robot • Possibility to run several times a day, to approach the natural feeding behaviour of calves • Control by a central computer, including recipes and driving route • Management information by recording the quantity and number of feeding times per cage per day • Self-propelled mix-dosing-car with 800 to 2000 litres with accurate weighing system • Wireless data transfer to central computer • Navigation using RFID technology • Safe operation due to security scanners on the front and rear of the robot. • Realizable in virtually any stable

Development stage

Already on the market

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

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