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15-10-2020

Väderstad welcoming Third Generation – Henrik Gilstring Taking Over as CEO

Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies in soil cultivation and seeding technology, is preparing for its upcoming CEO succession. In February 2022, Henrik Gilstring will take over as President and CEO. Henrik represents the third generation of the owner family and is currently part of Group Management.

25-09-2020

Väderstad opens high-tech lab

In October, Väderstad’s new high technology material lab will open in Överum.

– With this venture we will consolidate our position as a world leading manufacturer of wear parts, says Dan Somlin, CEO of Väderstad Components.

04-06-2020

Väderstad continues to invest in the manufacture of genuine parts

Väderstad Components, a subsidiary of the Väderstad Group, manufactures key wearing parts for Väderstad’s agricultural machinery. During the past two years the company has been investing in rebuilding and expanding the factory and creating a new production line. To meet the increased demand for genuine parts, the factory is now being expanded by a further 2,000 m2.

20-05-2020

Väderstad launches a new innovative stop wheel for the Tempo planter

To increase planting performance even further, Väderstad introduces the new unique stop wheel Väderstad ProStop. Thanks to its innovative design, ProStop delivers an excellent seed-to-soil contact at very high planting speed.

04-05-2020

Väderstad makes QuickStart movies available in the E-Control app

By releasing a new free update of the app for the iPad-based control system Väderstad E-Control, Väderstad increases the user experience in the field. Now, the farmer can find and download manuals, spare part documentation and QuickStart movies integrated in the control system.

24-03-2020

Service and Support is in our DNA

Due to the current situation around the world we want to be extra respectful and careful when supporting our customers.

28-02-2020

Väderstad’s Board is being strengthened with agricultural specialist Poul Hovesen

Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies in soil cultivation and seeding technology, is strengthening its Board of Directors with Danish-British agricultural specialist Poul Hovesen. Poul has been praised for his efforts in British agriculture and has been collaborating with Väderstad since the 1990s. With his extensive experience in the industry and his deep commitment to sustainability issues, Poul is a strong external addition to the group.

12-02-2020

Väderstad named as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers for 2020

Saskatchewan's economic fortunes might be slowly turning the corner, but employers in the province are increasingly taking steps to improve their workplace practices and human resource policies. Väderstad was recognized as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers for 2020 today, announced by Mediacorp Canada Inc., organizers of the annual Canada's Top 100 Employers project.

31-01-2020

Väderstad experiences new record year – ends the decade on a high

Swedish agricultural machinery manufacturer Väderstad finished the decade on a high, recording a turnover during the 2019 financial year of $460 Million CAD (SEK 3.35 billion) and an operating profit of $23 Million CAD (SEK 172 million). That represents an increase in turnover of 11 percent and an increase in earnings of almost 24 percent on the previous year.

21-01-2020

Väderstad sells its 5000th Tempo

At Agritechnica 2019, Väderstad, the Swedish specialist in soil cultivation and seeding technology, handed over the Tempo V 12 high-speed precision planter to Stefan Kürbs from the agricultural services Kürbs in Apolda near Weimar. One of the Väderstad owners and "father" of many innovative developments, Crister Stark, was also present at the handover.

The Tempo has been built in Väderstad, Sweden, since 2012. Since April 2017, the Tempo has held the world record with speeds over 20 km/h (502.05 ha in 24 hours) at maize sowing.

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