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Release 07.11.2017

Finnish expertise at AGRITECHNICA 2017: sustainable agrotechnology solutions that increase productivity and save money

Finland has a long history of agricultural innovation and is the source of many internationally recognized agro solutions. At AGRITECHNICA, eight industry-leading Finnish companies will showcase their innovative, safe solutions that help farmers to work in a more sustainable and cost-efficient way.

This year’s focus at AGRITECHICA, organised in Hanover on 12-18 November 2017, is on the future of crop production: discovering how smart technology helps to develop a greener future. Clean nature has always formed the basis of the Finnish way of life, so sustainability comes naturally to us. Sustainability is an important driver for Finnish companies in the development of new machinery and equipment due to the harsh conditions and vulnerability of the Northern environment.

Smart, energy-efficient solutions

Finnish companies offer a wide range of machines and solutions for productive and more sustainable agriculture. For example, Demeca has developed smart ventilation and manure removal technologies that are easily controlled with a centralized system.

“The Demeca Ventilation solution boosts the natural air circulation and adds productivity and animal comfort. This turns into cash in the farmer’s pocket,” says Pekka Vinkki, CEO at Demeca. “Our manure removal system cleans alleys safely and automatically according to pre-determined schedules, or manually, if necessary. We also provide smart biogas plants to be connected to manure removal solutions. By utilizing manure and surplus feeds, farmers can operate in a sustainable way and save in energy and heating costs.”

Another example of the Finnish expertise is JPT-Industria’s feed factories. “Our hygienic, automated and reliable feed mills guarantee energy-efficiency and safety. The modular structure enables fast implementation and reduces economic risks in scheduling. High-level automation reduces the need for operating staff, enhances security on site and lowers maintenance costs,” says Juha Hööpakka, Sales Manager at JPT-Industria.

Commitment to quality and safety

Finnish agrotechnology is internationally recognized for its high-quality solutions that improve productivity. Improved productivity needs to be accomplished with environmentally sustainable solutions and keeping safety in mind. Nearly all Finnish companies operating in the agricultural sector are ISO 9001:2008 certified, with several companies supporting 14001:2004 environmental certification.


Finnish companies have a joint stand: Agrotechnology from Finland, H31 at Hall 26.

Visit our stand on 12-18 November or contact us to schedule an appointment during the event.

Exhibiting companies


Agromaster Oy is specialized in firewood processors. We design, manufacture and market firewood processors that make their owner’s work faster and easier.

Our products are continuously improved thanks to the attention we give to every bit of feedback from our customers. Our design and manufacturing are 100% made in Finland. That way we can be sure of the high quality of our products.


Antti's expertise in agriculture has been recognised for more than 60 years. We are profoundly familiar with the changing and challenging needs of agriculture and the high requirements set by farming and farmers.

Antti dryers represent the absolute best in the field. The dryers are equipped with the well-known features tested and proven for even the most difficult drying conditions. Antti offers dryers for a large range of applications. Antti drying & storage technology guarantees the quality of your grain.


DEMECA offers solutions for better productivity in milk and beef production, ease and expedite daily routines in farms and provide savings in lifetime costs. We design, manufacture and test all our products to withstand and fulfil the needs of Northern conditions.


Farmtools Ltd is one of the top oil tank companies in Finland, manufacturing FARMEX® and PROMEX® tanks for the storage and transport of fuel oil.

Farmtools Ltd is a long-standing and distinguished company in the Finnish agricultural trade. FARMEX is a widely recognized and reliable brand. We invest in quality, and our expertise lies in providing safe, practical and environmentally friendly solutions. We carry out continuous product development work in co-operation with the end users and in response to the needs of our customers.

Hakki Pilke / Maaselän Kone

Hakki Pilke is one of the oldest and best-selling professional firewood processor brands in the world. Exports make up about 80% of the sales, and reach over 30 countries on five continents. All our product development is undertaken in cooperation with international distributors and numerous professional firewood operators. More than 1000 processor units are shipped yearly to process all known firewood species around the world.


JPT-Industria Oy is an innovative feed factory manufacturer from Finland. The company is privately owned and established in 2007. Our skilled personnel has more than 30 years of experience in the feed factory field. We work closely with our customers around the world to make our products efficient, user-friendly, sustainable and hygienic. Thanks to the containerized structure of our products, our target market is the whole world.

LH Lift

LH Lift makes practical, easy-to-use three-point linkage parts and rear hitches. We are supplying OEM and retail clients worldwide. From the very beginning, we have strived to build couplings that make work easier, withstand heavy use and get the job done – Couplings with a big C!

Based in Finland, LH Lift also has operations in China. Company Management as well as our Design, R&D and Sales departments are located in Finland. Products are manufactured in two locations in Finland and China. Both factories produce uncompromised quality under Finnish quality control, ensuring conformity with international requirements.


Ylistaron Terästakomo manufactures firewood processors and related accessories under the Palax brand. We also comprise a specialised plate-handling division, fabricating plate parts for the metal industry. Our production quality and efficiency are guaranteed by modern equipment, professional staff, team-based assembly and the latest knowhow. Our never-say-die attitude helps us to serve our clients in the best possible way. We employ about 60 people and are a member of Terra Patris Oy.

Additional information

Elina Puszkarzewicz, Program Director, Agrotechnology from Finland, +358 40 343 3349,

Hetta Huittinen, Communication manager, Finpro, +358 40 033 9597,

Finpro helps Finnish SMEs go international, encourages foreign direct investment in Finland and promotes tourism. Finpro comprises Export Finland, Visit Finland and Invest in Finland. Finpro is a public sector operator with 240 experts serving in 37 trade centers in 31 countries and 6 regional offices in Finland.

Agrotechnology from Finland is a national program gathering the most innovative Finnish companies operating in the field of agricultural and forestry machinery and livestock solutions. It facilitates Finnish agrotechnology companies to find new markets and increase their exports. The program is managed by Finpro.