Beforehand, the 2 corporations had an unique expertise partnership to develop GSI GrainViz. The precision grain monitoring expertise provides growers and industrial operators superior perception into the moisture content material of the grain in metal storage bins. Not solely does the acquisition allow AGCO to proceed improvement of GrainViz but it surely additionally facilitates the creation of latest options.
“Our grain prospects are going through important challenges on account of low commodity costs, tight margins, and issue find labor. We want the sharpest minds engaged on discovering solutions to those challenges, and we consider this acquisition will assist enhance our prospects’ operations by way of smarter expertise,” says Stefan Caspari, AGCO senior vp, normal supervisor, grain and protein. “We’re excited in regards to the continued improvement of GrainViz and look ahead to making a linked expertise throughout your entire grain system to extend effectivity and profitability for our prospects.”
“Our group’s aim at 151 Analysis has at all times been to resolve issues by serving to prospects achieve actionable insights to enhance their enterprise,” says Paul Card, chief government officer, 151 Analysis. “GrainViz permits customers to see the moisture content material all through your entire grain mass to proactively handle the standard and amount of their saved grain. We’re happy AGCO acknowledges the advantages this game-changing expertise can convey to prospects and shares our ardour for locating smarter solutions to the business’s largest challenges.”
The 151 Analysis group, which incorporates 45 workers, will likely be retained. As well as, AGCO plans to make use of the agency’s Winnipeg workplace as its good grain expertise heart of excellence.
A restricted launch of GrainViz is deliberate for fall 2020. A broader launch will happen earlier than the 2021 harvest.