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Independently proven performance: DLG Test Center to award 20 companies

33 certificates for successfully passed DLG Tests – awarding ceremony at the DLG stand during AGRITECHNICA 2015 – wide range of products

(DLG). During AGRITECHNICA 2015 the DLG Test Center Technology and Farm Inputs (German Agricultural Society, DLG) awarded 20 companies with 33 certificates in sum for successfully passed DLG Tests during an awarding ceremony at the DLG stand. In addition to the former DLG-SignumTest and DLG-FokusTest quality labels, the newly introduced labels “DLG APPROVED” were bestowed for the first time. Amongst the tests were also tractors, as the DLG Test Center relaunched its former comprehensive utility value tests for this type of machines. Chairman and general manager of the DLG Test Center, Hubertus Paetow and Dr. Hermann Buitkamp awarded the certificates to the companies. The range of products with independently proven quality and performance included vehicle technology and auxiliaries, grassland, cultivation and harvesting technology, solid and liquid manor technology as well as farm inputs and drying technology.

Most successful during the past two years since the last awarding ceremony were the companies Krone as well as CNH and Kuhn with their different subsidiaries, each awarded for four tested machines.

The following companies received certificates:
  • AGCO GmbH Fendt
  • Apollo Vredestein B.V.
  • Bridgestone Europe NV/SA
  • Bühler GmbH Grain Logistics
  • Case IH Industrial Deutschland GmbH / CNH Industrial Austria GmbH
  • CNH Industrial Belgium N. V.
  • ERC Additive GmbH
  • ExxonMobile Petroleum & Chemical BVBA
  • Fliegl Agrartechnik GmbH
  • Great Plains International
  • John Deere GmbH & Co. KG
  • Kuhn Maschinen Vertrieb GmbH
  • Kuhn-Geldrop B.V. / Same Deutz-Fahr Deutschland GmbH
  • Lemken GmbH & Co. KG
  • Maschinenfabrik Bernard Krone GmbH
  • Polifil Ambalaj San. Tic. A.S.
  • RKW Agri GmbH & Co.KG
  • Stela Laxhuber GmbH
  • Vicon / Kverneland Group
  • Zunhammer GmbH
The corresponding test reports with detailed test results are available free of charge for download at the DLG Test Center’s website www.dlg-test.de (in German) or www.dlg-test.com (in English).

The DLG Test Center Technology and Farm Inputs
The DLG Test Center Technology and Farm Inputs in Groß-Umstadt sets the benchmark for tested agricultural technology and farm inputs and is the leading provider of testing and certification services for independent technology tests. With the latest measurement technology and practical testing methods, the DLG’s test engineers carry out testing of both product developments and innovations. As an EU-notified test laboratory with multiple accreditations, the DLG Test Center Technology and Farm Inputs provides farmers and practitioners with important information and decision-making aids, in the form of its recognised technology tests and DLG tests, to assist in the planning of investments in agricultural technologies and farm inputs.
 

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