The international milking equipment manufacturer, Fullwood Packo Group, has today announced a long-term strategic partnership with AfiMilk, the global leader in developing and manufacturing industry-leading automated dairy farming systems.
Effective immediately, the global partnership combines AfiMilk’s pioneering technological expertise with Fullwood Packo’s 90 year heritage of manufacturing world-class milking systems and equipment.
Rik Schoenmaker, Sales & Marketing Director, Fullwood Packo Group said: “We are delighted to announce our long-term strategic global partnership with AfiMilk, through which Fullwood will benefit from the technological integration of AfiMilk’s complete automated product range, impressive research and development programme and subsequent emerging technologies.”
“Together, we will use our combined strengths to deliver world-leading milking and cutting-edge herd management solutions to our customers across the globe.
We aim not only to help dairy farmers increase their operational efficiencies, but just as importantly, to ensure that herd health is placed at the forefront of their farming approach,” continued Rik.
Yuval Sovinsky, VP Sales & Marketing added: “We are thrilled to be working in partnership with the Fullwood Group to deliver the many benefits presented by our complementary technologies to the dairy sector. This is a tremendously beneficial opportunity for our network of dealers and dairy farmers to enjoy the combined products, expertise, services and extensive networks of both organisations for improving their business. The combined solution allows dairy farmers to substantially improve the efficiency and profitability of their business while offering an unmatchable return on investment.
The partnership will see several new products added to the Fullwood Packo portfolio:
- AfiAct II – the most advanced cow leg sensor available on the market. The product combines several premium features into a single package, including heat detection, animal identification, calving alert, rest and wellbeing.
- AfiFarm 5.5 – the most powerful, comprehensive and scalable, software for automation and management of any size dairy farm having helped farm managers improve their milk production, herd health and fertility performance.calving alert, rest and wellbeing.
- AfiLab and Afimilk MPC sensors – integrated milking point analysis and control. Data is used for early detection of health problems and nutritional deficits, better control over milk quality and improvement of the entire milking environment for precision milking.
- Afimilk Silent Herdsman – market-leading neck-collar cow monitoring system for accurate monitoring of rumination, eating and activity. The unique technology provides unmatched heat detection and health monitoring.