GEA with prize-winning innovations
GEA DairyProQ milking stall module - Continuous
fully automatic milking
Düsseldorf/Hannover, November 19, 2012 – The EuroTier exhibition at Hannover, Germany, which is the global lead fair for domestic livestock management, again proved a great success for GEA Farm Technologies this year.
GEA’s expectations regarding the number of visitors and customer interest were easily surpassed.
Two innovations „Made by GEA“ won awards from Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft (DLG), host of the exhibition: GEA DairyProQ, the world’s first module for continuous fully automatic milking flexibly suitable for various types of milk parlours won a gold medal.
GEA DairyProView, the first software to allow a comprehensive monitoring of the entire operations of a dairy farm, was awarded a silver medal.
Overall, out of more than 300 innovations from the 2.445 exhibitors only 24 were distinguished by an impartial expert commission. Beyond that, GEA DairyProQ won the prestigious award of ‘innovation of the year 2013’ (“Neuheit des Jahres 2013”) from dlv Deutscher Landwirtschaftsverlag.
„We are very proud of the awards that demonstrate our strength in meeting the current customer demands and setting the right trends", observed Dr. Ulrich Hüllmann, CEO of the segment GEA Farm Technologies.
About GEA Group
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft is one of the largest suppliers of process technology and components for the food and energy industries. As an international technology group, the Company focuses on sophisticated production processes. In 2011, GEA generated consolidated revenues in excess of EUR 5.4 billion, 70 percent of which came from the food and energy sectors, which are long-term growth industries. The group employed about 24,500 people worldwide as of September 30, 2012. GEA Group is a market and technology leader in its business areas. It is listed in Germany’s MDAX stock index (G1A, WKN 660 200) and the STOXX® Europe 600 Index.
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