‘Think Big’ to go grow herd sizeOver the past few years, we have seen a growth trend and a desire to establish greater operation efficiencies in dairy farming.
New DeLaval CEO appointed17 February 2021 ─ The Tetra Laval Group Board has appointed Mr Paul Löfgren, President & CEO of DeLaval, effective 1 April 2021. The appointment follows the decision by Mr Joakim Rosengren to step down from his position after 18 years as President & CEO and 35 years with the Tetra Laval Group.
DeLaval expands its farm with new state-of-the-art barnDeLaval is investing in the future of dairy farming by developing its own high-tech farm even further with a new state-of-the-art barn. The farm will utilise some of today’s most innovative milking solutions, including four milking robots ─ DeLaval VMS™ V300. “The new barns are built with animal welfare as the top priority. The new modern technology will not only increase efficiency but ensure the best possible care for our animals,” says Joakim Rosengren, DeLaval President & CEO.
Introducing the DeLaval Parlour milking system P500Aug 2020 - DeLaval announces its latest Parlour milking system P500, the only parallel parlour in the dairy industry with three options to control the cow flow and no sequence gates in the floor. This innovation is a continuation of the countless customer solutions launched over the years by DeLaval to help farmers around the world in their daily lives.
DeLaval acquires milkrite | InterPulsStockholm, Sweden, 2 July 2020 – DeLaval has today announced further investments into the future of dairy farming solutions and services through the acquisition of milkrite | InterPuls from Avon Rubber. The transaction is subject to clearance from relevant anti-trust authorities.
Oldest DeLaval VMS Milking System in the worldOn the 21st of June 2000 the Van Kempen - Van Diepenbeek family started robotic milking at the current location in Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands. Twenty years, 1.9 million milkings and about 20 million litres of milk later, both DeLaval VMS milking robots are still working on the farm. This makes them the oldest working DeLaval robots in the world. "When we started, automatic milking was still in its early stages and - together with DeLaval - we had to discover a lot," says a proud father Jos van Kempen.
DeLaval deliver 500th OptiDuoIn March 2020 the world's 500th DeLaval OptiDuo™ feed refresher was delivered to its new owner in Germany. On the market since 2018, the technology allows feed to be mixed and refreshed while being repositioned closer to the feed fence, keeping cows stimulated and increasing feed intakes.