AGCO Wins The New Economy 2014 Clean Tech Award for Best Agribusiness & Agricultural Solution
DULUTH, Ga. – February, 25, 2015 – AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, announced it has won The New Economy 2014 Clean Tech Award, for Best Agribusiness & Agricultural Solution due to its global Fuse® Technologies and sustainability leadership. The New Economy (TNE) magazine’s research organization investigates firms around the world to understand commercial markets including technology, energy and business, and awards the highest achievers in each of their respective fields, focusing on the contribution they play in today’s ever-changing global economy. The award will be presented to leadership within AGCO’s technology division at the London Stock Exchange February 26, 2015.
“With the awards highlighting global innovation in Clean Tech, AGCO is the winner as it is a global leader in agricultural machinery,” said Member of TNE judging panel. “But AGCO’s Fuse Technologies is what most impressed the judges. With precision agriculture advancing sustainable farming, Fuse Technologies helps farmers achieve more, allowing them to reduce their costs of doing business while increasing their yields. This will help farmers globally, particularly in emerging markets.”
AGCO’s Fuse Technologies’ focus on machine and field efficiency helps farmers to do more, sustainably, with the land they have. Farmers face increasing challenges and production requirements in order to feed the growing world population. Fuse Technologies’ approach to long-term economic, social and environmental sustainability is aligned with our vision to provide high-tech solutions for professional farmers feeding the world. In emerging markets, Fuse precision farming tools and machine management enable farmers to reduce the input costs of doing business, while increasing their yields.
“We are honored to receive this award and acknowledgement for the contribution AGCO is making within the agricultural industry and global economy,” said Matt Rushing, vice president, Global Advanced Technology Solutions Product Line. “AGCO’s commitment to technology and sustainability drives us to continually offer solutions farmers need to maintain strong operations, and produce more yield resulting in enhanced productivity and profitability, while being stewards of the environment.”
To learn more about the Clean Tech Awards, visit www.theneweconomy.com/awards.
For more information about AGCO’s precision farming offering, visit our home page.
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AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, grain storage and protein production systems, seeding and tillage implements and replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through approximately 3,070 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA. In 2014, AGCO had net sales of $9.7 billion. For more information, visit http://www.AGCOcorp.com.
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