Machinery & Equipment

Improved versatility leads to better performance

Since its introduction in 2005, the success of the Falcon side discharge mulcher, and the keen interest and assistance of users has led to some major improvements in the versatility...

Smarter tomato harvesting

The largest - and what some say, the smartest - three-row tomato harvester has made its debut on the agricultural scene. Joe Spencer describes this impressive implement with its nine...

Born in 1831 but still going strong

Cyrus McCormick's invention of the first successful mechanical reaper in 1831 revolutionised harvesting productivity. Issue Date:16 February 2007

Clever presentation makes the difference

It is said that you cannot make a silk purse from a sow's ear, but good presentation will take you halfway there! Customers don't taste the carrots before buying them...

Staalmeester imports chippers from Finland’s experts

PML Coetzee, who designed and manufactured the first mobile harvester and ground nut sheller in South Africa, founded the South African company Staalmeester in 1951. The firm went on to...

Vitamech – vital for the niche market sectors

Vitamech, based at Bellville in the Western Cape, is a regular Nampo exhibitor.

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