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Tractor market: an uneven scenario

The trend of sales in the first nine months of the year shows substantial gains in India, the United States and Canada whereas downturns are reported for Japan, Brazil and Turkey. The European market is down in France, Germany and ...


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Italian market: September balance sheet still negative

Registration data on the first nine months of the year is in the red for new tractors, transporters and trailers. The sales of tractors came to 14,353 but should reach a total of some 19,000 units by the end of December, in line with the averages in recent years. The trends in the single regions differed, from down in the Veneto, Piedmont and Lazio Regions and on the up side in the Emilia Romagna, Lombardy and Campania

Global exposition of machinery, a guide for the issues

The 2018 edition of EIMA International has planned a heavy schedule of conferences and meetings trained on technologies, the economy and current policies in the primary sector. The safety of mechanical means, digitalization of agriculture, management of water resources and young farmers are the principal issues to be taken up during the exposition coming up as a great promotion and commercial event also featuring time for information and cultural considerations

EIMA 2018, a new landscape in the Bologna Trade Fair

The 43rd edition of the agricultural mechanization will feature the launch of Pavilions 28-29 and 30 and the format for decor will make it easier to recognize the theme salons. Strong video panels in the exposition grounds will signal orientation for the visitors expected to arrive from 150 countries

EIMA 2018, a truly global event

Visitors from 150 countries are expected to arrive for the agricultural mechanization exposition along with official delegations from 70 countries through the organization of FederUnacoma and ICE, the Italian Trade Agency. Some 400 business people in the delegations will take part in business-to-business meeting with the exhibiting industries set up according to the merchandise categories of interest, with a special focus on Sub Saharan Africa, Asia and the Balkans

EIMA innovation contest: winning technologies

On show in Bologna will be brand new machinery and devices selected and named for awards by a jury of experts. The technologies entered in the competition reach across all compartments, from tractors to implements and components. This year, the the exhibition of prize winning technologies will be shown with a new format to include information on increasing reality, which means a telephone system allowing access to the additional contents for descriptions of each single model on display of the way they work in operational settings

Biomass, a strong point for the circular economy

The residues left after agricultural and agro-industries operations work are sources for generating energy and these prospects are becoming more important. The development of this supply chain requires efficient and integrated mechanization as is emerging in the technologies exhibited in the EIMA Energy Salon and through the program of public meetings to enliven the spirit of the five days of the Bologna exposition

EIMA M.i.A. at the center of defending the land

The EIMA M.i.A. Salon features four theme areas, for an interactivities monitors, video displays, conferences and impressive furnishings. The salon is running from November 7 to 11 in Pavilion 18 II in the Bologna trade fair, an initiative organized by Bio Habitat and Biodiversity.Bio in the setting of EIMA International

Antonio Carraro, on show in Bologna

  Antonio Carraro is on maximum reserve about the new features the tractor manufacturer is bringing to the EIMA International exposition. The Campodarsego firm near Padua intends to take advantage of their scenographic stand to spring a vis a vis...

Sirio, powerful and agile in manoeuvring

This forklift truck is called Sirio, and it was made by Babini Giorgio srl, a company based in Longastrino (Ferrara) operating in the farming equipment sector for over 50 years. The official debut at EIMA International of the 1.5-tonne version...

BCS, news on all ranges

Not just tractors, but also new-generation motor mowers and walking tractors. In Bologna, the brand of Abbiategrasso (Milan) offers many innovations in the haymaking segment with disc mowers for mountain uses, and in the specialized tractor segment with the L65 and L80 tractors

LAND/P, high performance for the new Berti shredder

The Bolognese event showcases the new LAND/P folding shredder designed by Berti Macchine Agricole, a company from Caldiero (Verona) with a high level of specialization in the field of soil tillage machines. The latest addition to the Berti brand sees...

Line 44 Campagnola, the complete range for pruning

Campagnola celebrates its sixtieth year of activity by launching, at EIMA International, a line of electrical equipment dedicated to pruning. As the company based in Zola Predosa (Bologna) explains, the models of the Line 44 series make up an integrated...

Blu innovations and technologies signal Carraro Group success

The hybrid tractors the Carraro Group are introducing at EIMA International has achieved great recognition with the Blu award 2018 Technical Innovation award in the Technologies competition and the prize for respect for the environment. The awards decisively mark a...

Anti-drift system by Cima

Cima will be in the spotlight at EIMA International where the manufacturer in Montù Beccaria in the province of Pavia will exhibit its range of pneumatic sprayers but the leading players will be the new innovative pneumatic sprayers and dusters...

Claas combine harvesters and shredders, cutting edge solutions

News coming soon for the Tucano series combines, on display in Bologna with a significant technological renewal focused on productivity. News also for self-powered shredder loadeds, with the semi-tracked Jaguar 960 designed for maximum soil protection

David Fruit Elt+W, the smart fertilizer spreader

At Eima International 2018, the David Fruit Elt+W spreader is on show at the stand of the Cuneo company Eurospand Cavallo. This is the electronically controlled version of the David Fruit model, an inter-row application for vineyards and orchards, which...

Master Super: the new Falc range

Falc, a company from Faenza that for the last sixty yearshas been producing agricultural machinery in the name of quality and reliability, took the opportunity of Eima 2018 to present a new side and rear shredder called, Master Super. Created...

From rakes to salt spreaders, the whole Faza range

In the agricultural equipment sector, the company from Città di Castello is a protagonist at EIMA International. At the Bologna show, the Umbrian team lands with all the highlights of its collection

Modula Pro, an electric machinery for quincunx sowing

The new "Pro" version of the Modula model is appreciated for the innovative quincunx seeding management system, the device for the laying of the mulching film with mechanized and automated operations at the beginning and end of the field, the system to store and transfer work data

Quality and performance for Gandini Meccanica chippers

In the exhibition stand of Gandini Meccanica - Mantuan company based in Guidizzolo with a strong specialization in the chipper market (more than 7 thousand machines produced compared to a catalogue composed of over 60 models) - the spotlight is...

Riva weeding wagon, a high-capacity machine

Galvanized (or painted) frame, low pressure diaphragm pump, polyethylene tanks, handwashing tank and system-washing tank with circuit. The Riva model weeding wagon is a towed application conceived by IMM of Canaletti di Budrio (Bologna), a company specializing in the manufacture...

The new Kubota MGX-IV with high performance

The new Kubota MGX-IV Series of tractors is making its debut at the Bologna exposition. An 8 speed Powershift transmission, efficient hydraulics with flow control from the driver's seat and an ability to adapt to the terrain are some of the strong points of the series designed to ensure absolutely topflight performance

LSB 1290 iD press, for high-density bales

The innovative Twinpact system makes the Kuhn model able to create high-density bales and avoid load peaks on the application as well as on the tractor. LSB 1290 iD ensures high performance both with traditional and biomass crops

Kverneland seeders, effective and parsimonious

The Norwegian manufacturer comes to EIMA International with important news in the whole range. The sowing solutions with the Italian debut of the u-drill seeder and the launch of the new iXtra LiFe front tank are particularly noteworthy

La Valle Verde, complete range for sod seeding

La Valle Verde is a dynamic company from Puglia - the headquarters are in Gravina, in the province of Bari - active in the agromechanical sector since 1998. In spite of its young age, the company, founded and run by...

Landini: high tech specialized tractors for agriculture 4.0

Rich technology offerings on the Landini stand at EIMA International. We start from the new Rex 4 series, vying for the title of Best of Specialized, proposed with a power range from 70 to 112 horsepower. The highlights are the Rex 3 Series and the Trekker 4 F and Trekker 4 C tracked utility vehicles

Vortex is a multifunctional machine for soil preparation

MA/AG Agricultural Machinery is arriving at EIMA International with a number of the manufacturer’s leading products opening with the Vortex parallel cultivator with independent discs, a multifunctional machine for soil preparation to be used as needed for breaking soil, subsoiling...

The CUT.25 system Mascar favors quality

The quality of the forage is essential for the proper feeding and, therefore, for the health of livestock.  From this point of view, the product storage and conservation procedures are of no less importance.  What can make a difference, both...

Maschio Gaspardo, high tech solutions for processing

Seeders, ploughs and atomizers are just some of the types of products that Maschio Gaspardo presents at EIMA International. Particular anticipation for the new seeders equipped with Chrono element, which arrive in Bologna after their debut in Hannover

Ibis 2130 LP self-propelled sprayer, the new product by Mazzotti

It’s time for new products from the Mazzotti brand. The Ravenna-based company, which this year celebrates its seventieth anniversary from its foundation, launches a new self-propelled sprayer at EIMA International. This is the model Ibis 2130 LP, a machine designed...

X7.6 P6-Drive, McCormick comfort and performance

At the Bologna event, McCormick presents the X7.6 P6-Drive series, which features the introduction of innovative technological solutions, starting with the 6 Powershift and 5 range transmission that includes the Stop & Action and Smart Auto Powershift functions, the Engine Brake system and the front independent suspension, which improves the grip and stability of the tractor

Negri C13 chipper, efficient and robust

At EIMA International, the attention is on the chipper with petrol and/or C13 diesel engine, designed by the Mantuan company Negri Srl (the headquarters are in Campitello di Marcaria) for shredding different types of branches and, above all, for chipping...

New Holland: the new TH Series telehandlers

The TH range from New Holland includes 6 models and 14 versions. From the entry level S version up to the Elite version, the TH telescopic handlers have been designed to offer tailor-made solutions for the operational needs of various agricultural activities

Cutting-edge solutions for Nobili shredders and sprayers

One of the most anticipated novelties of the Nobili stand at EIMA International is NMI technology, a system that alerts the operator when problematic situations arise in the operation of the forage harvester. The Bolognese company's new machines for shredding and pesticide treatments are also on display

New Peruzzo product ranges on exhibit in Bologna

A wide range of new products planned by Padua company, a manufacturer this year celebrating their 60th anniversary of work coming to the Bologna exposition with the Panther sprayer boom and items extending to the fully electric self-propelled Robofox-E mower

Cyclone Super-Flex, the new Rotomec also approved for road use

Over fifty years of experience in the design and construction of agricultural machinery; this is the visiting card of Rotomec from Nogara, in the province of Verona, which at EIMA 2018 presents the Cyclone Super-Flex combined mower model, approved for...

Sicma, innovative solutions for soil processing

It’s time for news at Sicma. At EIMA International, this company from Abruzzo (the headquarters are in Miglianico, in the province of Chieti) deploys all the prized pieces of its collection. It starts with the Sicma EC rotary harrow, a...

Energy Saving System, the cutting system signed by Tecomec

Energy Saving System is the name of an innovative cutting device for brushcutters presented at EIMA International by Tecomec of Reggio Emilia. The Energy Saving System consists of the EasyFeed 102 head with easy automatic loading (Tap-N-Go series) and the...

Valpadana 9000 Series under Spotlight

New for Valpadana, a brand of the Argo Tractors Group, which at EIMA 2018 presents the new 9000 Series for the power range between 95 and 102 Hp. Available with platform or cab, it stands out for its high performance,...

Valtra tractors: Series A making their debut in Italy

Valtra are presenting their Series A tractors in Italy at the EIMA International exposition, tractors named Machine of the Year 2017 at the SIMA in Paris in the category 75 to 150 Hp. Then in 2018 the series was given...

Economy, risk for the sector of agricultural mechanization

Turkish lira currency crisis implies a reduction in investment capacity for the purchase of agricultural machinery imported from other countries. Italy's mechanical industry, which in Turkey found an interesting outlet for its products, has been seriously penalized. It is difficult to foresee practical ways to solve the current situation, although analysts believe that the agricultural sector, which is highly strategic for the country, might recuperate its dynamism in a relatively short time

Olive harvesting, the role played by mechanization

The use of mechanical means is the evolution of a strategic way to decisive increase the productivity of the crop. There are now many cultivars adapted for the proper use of shakers which assure maximum yields

Renewable energy sources: projects signed by Itabia for energy

A recent survey conducted by the United Nations launches the alarm on the sharp increase of poverty and malnutrition afflicting hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Among the main causes of this problem, experts suggest that climate change is at the origin of many conflicts in volatile geo-political areas. Therefore, it is necessary to act at all levels to speed up the economy's decarbonization process towards sustainable systems of production and consumption

Faresin Industries, among top companies

New strategic partnership on the Polish market between Faresin Industries and Korbanek sp.Zo.o. Last August the company form Breganze announced an agreement with the Polish partner, one of Europe’s biggest importer of agricultural machinery. The strong international vocation of Faresin...

Oleo-Mac, a new brand on basketball courts

Oleo-Mac - brand of the Emak Group – makes its debut in basketball’s world as co-sponsor of the Pallacanestro Reggiana team for the 2018/19 season. Oleo-Mac logo will appear on players’ shorts sponsored by Grissin Bon and on LED installations...
Culture & Society

Draft horses, fascinating and up to date

One of the EIMA Show attractions during the agricultural machinery in the field event, set up last July on the Casalini di Deruta farm in the Province of Perugia, drew special interest in the sector focused on soil preparation with...
YUGAGRO 20 - 23 novembre 2018 Krasnodar (Russia)
VINITECH SIFEL 20 - 22 novembre 2018 Bordeaux (France)
THE BIG FIVE PMV 26 - 29 novembre 2018 Dubai (Emirati Arabi)
BAUMA CHINA 27 - 30 novembre 2018 Shanghai New International Expo Centre - Shanghai (Cina)
AGROMEK 27 - 30 novembre 2018 Herning (Danimarca)
AGRARIA 28 nov. / 1 dic. 2018 Wels (Austria) /
AGRAMA 29 nov. / 3 dic. 2018 Berna (Svizzera)
AUTOMECHANIKA SHANGHAI 28 nov. - 1 dic. 2018 Shanghai, Cina