Amazone posts big jump in sales

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Amazone posted a 12.6 per cent jump in sales in 2017 to a record $719 million

Christian Dreyer and Justus Dreyer
hristian Dreyer and Justus Dreyer
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Represented by Claas Harvest Centre in Australia, the Germany company manufactures a large range of spreaders, sprayers, cultivators and drills.

Amazone directors, Christian Dreyer and Dr. Justus Dreyer see the company continuing on a stable growth trajectory.

"The excellent result for 2017 shows that our many innovations, along with our strengthened engagement in many export markets, are bearing fruit," an end-of-year report says.

"Innovative machinery and systems, which are not only more efficient, but which operate with more precision and with greater operational comfort, are in demand all over the world.

"We provide farmers and agricultural contractors with the optimum technology for use on any farm size."

Amazone quick facts:

  • The company was established in 1883


  • A fourth-generation family-owned business which employs 1,850 people across eight sites Europe


  • More than 80 per cent of the company’s production is exported


  • Amazone released more than 30 new models and innovations at Agritechnica 2017, three of which were awarded a silver medal for excellence in agricultural engineering


  • Amazone invests more than seven per cent of its turnover in research and development. The company is currently developing a new 24-hectare trailed sprayer manufacturing facility at Bramsche in Germany


  • The AU$25 million investment includes a 16,000 square metre assembly and storage hall


  • The facility is used to apply more than more than 750,000 square metres of paint each year

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