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Italian exports grows, the internal market still in crisis

The Italian production is on the increase thanks to exports. Sales of tractors, transporters, combine harvesters and trailers on national territory still on the decline. The Emilia Romagna and Sicily Regions were bucking the trend with gains in sales of ...

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Agricultural machinery: the Balkan platform off to a good start

EIMA SEE scored a success with the first edition of the exposition dedicated to agricultural machinery and equipment staged in Albania for the entire area of the Balkan region. More than 2,500 businesspeople visited the stands hosting the Italian manufacturers. Also featured were conferences on technical and policy issues with a focus on Italian-Albanian cooperation. The second edition is set for May next year
Special

EIMA International exhibition area over the top

The world agricultural mechanization exposition has been extended to an area of 150,000 m² net and 300,000 m² overall committed for the 1,755 industries already signed up and more than 70 on the waiting list. Also the number of foreign exhibitors has climbed to 570 to exceed the record reported for the most recent edition
Special

EIMA International: boom for components

The number of exhibitors set to arrive for EIMA Components, the specialized salon within the great agricultural mechanization exposition in Bologna, is approaching 800. Manufacturers from all parts of the world are preparing for the event to put on offer increasingly efficient technologies capable of applying decisive innovations for machinery and equipment for farming and rural lands
Special

Garden machinery: Italian market growing

Sales rose 9.2% in the first half of 2014 and the estimate for the full year points to a balance sheet in the black with a 4.3% gain. The EIMA Green Salon scheduled for November in the setting of EIMA International in Bologna will come as an occasion for monitoring machinery and equipment demand on the world markets
Normatives

The "mother" of all type-approvals

The European Union last year published Regulation 167/2013, known as the "Mother Regulation", the framework for type-approval certification for agricultural machinery to be enacted in 2016 for tractors and trailers. We are taking a look at its contents, the main new features introduced and answering some simple questions
Markets

Russia, agricultural machinery market slowing. Italian exports holding out

Recovery over the past three years is being followed by a decline in tractor sales in the Russian Federation where, however, units moved in 2013 came close to 40,000. The Russian machinery inventory is obsolete and not up to the requirements of modern and competitive farming
Technology

Evolution in Spraying: Cutting Drift

In Italy as elsewhere, substantial amounts of pesticides and the like are still sprayed on crops of all kinds in a serious threat to the environment, so sprayers that can couple efficiency and eco-friendliness by achieving precise regulation of the air and liquid they use remain high on the agenda of farm machine manufacturers
Exhibitions

Trade fairs: collective formula for emerging markets

Italian collectives in the autumn, organized by the ICE Agency in collaboration with FederUnacoma, for promoting Italian agricultural mechanization at trade fairs in the sector in Russia, China and South Korea
Note

Comer Industries: accord with Bonfiglioli and relaunch in Germany

An important new development came up over the summer for Comer Industries with an historic agreement for the transfer to Bonfiglioli Riduttori of Comer’s full equity stake in the company dedicated to the production of its electric wheel drive units...
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Dondi-Quivogne: a farsighted agreement

Distribution, production and innovation are the three principal areas of interest in the Italian company in Bastia Umbra and the French manufacturer. Their purpose is to unite their strengths to optimize costs and thereby free up resources for the creation and development of new models
Note

JCB Italia 30 years powered by Kohler/Lombardini engines

New JCB models powered by Kohler/Lombardini engines were unwrapped in Reggio Emilia. For the British trademark, the occasion included discussions on future strategies
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Efficiency and versatility with new Kverneland models

The Norwegian group is preparing for the EIMA International appointment with the presentation of two new machines, a chopper and a seeder built to provide operators with elevated yield and flexibility in operations
News

Duo Wing Jet Collina by Martignani

The Duo Wing Jet Collina manufactured by Martignani Srl has been named for an Innovation Challenge Enovitis in Campo 2014 prize for the new version of the anti-drift electrostatic pneumatic mist blower system suitable for sloping ground which greatly facilitates...
November 2014
12/16 november 2014 Eima International - Bologna (I), BolognaFiere
International Agricultural and Gardening Machinery Exhibition