Lord Bamford outside JCB Headquarters, Rocester, Staffordshire.
Credit: Anita Maric/newsteam

JCB grows sales 12% in 2016, with profit of 287 million pounds

JCB's sales volume for the year 2016 has been increased by 12%, according to the machine manufacturer from Staffordshire during the presentation in July of its economic results for that year. Also, and challenging market conditions, JCB has increased its profit during the past year by more than 34%.
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AEFA re-elects Enrique Riquelme as general secretary

Enrique Riquelme has renewed his position as secretary at the head of the Spanish Association of Agronutrient Manufacturers (AEFA), during the last general assembly held in Madrid. In this way, the CEO of Grupo Agrotecnología, a leading company in the sector of biostimulants and biopesticides in Spain, continues in the position for which he was appointed in 2012.
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Jaime Hernani: "The export figures for agricultural machinery are really spectacular"

Interview for ECA AGRI to Jaime Hernani, general director of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers-Exporters of Agricultural Machinery and Components, Greenhouses, Crop Protection, Irrigation Systems, Livestock Equipment, Animal Health and Nutrition, Forestry, Biomass and Forest Machinery Post-harvest (Agragex), who analyzes for us the sales of agricultural machinery abroad.

TECNIDEX, sponsor of the Congress Prognosfruit 2017

The 40th Prognosfruit Congress, to be held in the city of Lleida from 9th to 11th August, will be sponsored by TECNIDEX, a company with a high degree of specialization in the protection of fruits and vegetables in the post-harvest period. More specifically, this company has been developing a wide catalog of products and technologies for the protection of pome fruit in this phase, among them Scholar®, Tecto® 500SC, Textar® 60T and its new range PURE AIR®. TECNIDEX thus gives its support to this Congress organized by the Fruit Business Association of Catalonia (Afrucat), in conjunction with Word Apple and Pear Association (WAPA).
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Fertiberia celebrates its 19th prize for the best agricultural doctoral thesis

On Friday, July 27th, Fertiberia celebrated the XIX edition of its Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis on Agricultural Issues, in an event held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Enviroment and chaired by the Minister, Isabel García Tejerina. This award has been consolidated since its inception as one of the most prestigious in Europe and the best endowed economically. This year has highlighted the great number of papers presented, 32 theses from Spain and Portugal, as well as the scientific quality of the same.
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Trelleborg takes China Field Day to Success

On June 29th, Trelleborg successfully hosted its 2017 Field Day in Alaer, Xinjiang, a demonstration of its state-of-the-art technology that attracted the attention of more than 200 visitors, including agricultural professionals, tractor dealers and commercial media.

Globalcaja instructs agri-food companies in the new VAT system

Globalcaja is carrying out a series of days, in Albacete, Ciudad Real, Toledo and Cuenca, in order to form in the new VAT System of the Tax Agency (SII), which has entered into force as of July 1st. The beneficiaries of this initiative have been more than 200 Cooperatives, Agrarian Transformation Societies (SATs) and private agri-food companies, which use ERP (Comprehensive Management Software), facilitated and developed by Globalcaja for its integral management.