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04-03-2021

Rune Stark would have turned 100 in 2021

In 1962 Rune Stark and his wife Siw founded Rune's Mekaniska Verkstad (Mechanical Workshop). The rest is agricultural history. Rune passed away in 2008, but his memory lives on strongly and today, March 4, 2021, he would have turned 100.

11-02-2021

Väderstad makes SeedEye seed counting available on more models

Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies in tillage, seeding and planting makes the innovative seed precision system SeedEye seed counting available for the Spirit 600-900S and Rapid A 600-800C/J. The awarded SeedEye system makes life easier for the farmer: it saves time and removes uncertainty – while giving unprecedented precision.

21-01-2021

Väderstad is expanding – a new Factory center will be ready in 2022

Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies in tillage and planting, has grown strongly in recent years. In 2022 a new Factory center will be ready in Väderstad, an investment of SEK 125 million.

16-12-2020

Väderstad sets a new record year – despite Covid

Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies in tillage and planting, is once again producing a strong financial result during the financial year 2020. Despite a year heavily marked by Covid-19 and two extra weeks of production stoppages, Väderstad reaches a new record turnover of SEK 3.4 billion and improves earnings by 23 percent compared to the previous year.

07-12-2020

Väderstad’s Tempo L 32 will be the largest Tempo planter yet

In 2021, Väderstad takes the next step for the high-speed Tempo planter by introducing a new model to the Tempo L family. The all-new Tempo L 32 will be the largest Tempo planter to date. 

19-11-2020

The new 80/120mm point delivers intensive mixing

Väderstad introduces the new 80/120mm point, built in high-quality Swedish steel. The 80/120mm point delivers an aggressive cultivation, combined with a very intensive mixing. It can be fitted to the tine cultivators Cultus, Opus and TopDown.

05-11-2020

Introducing the new Spirit 400C/S

Väderstad updates the pneumatic seed drill Spirit 400C/S, to provide added benefits in the farm. The new Spirit 400C/S brings great seeding precision, user-friendly electronics and a high field performance to the 4-metre seed drill segment.

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.

08-10-2020

Gold medal for Väderstad’s SeedEye system at Agrosalon

Väderstad’s SeedEye system has been awarded with the gold medal for innovative agricultural machinery at Agrosalon 2020 - the largest agricultural exhibition in Russia.
– SeedEye simplifies the farmer’s job and increases productivity, reduces labour costs and allows for a more economical use of seed material, says Evgeny Zhilkin, Managing Director for Väderstad in Russia.

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.

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