Four Northern Ireland companies exhibited at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show (COFS19), the nation’s largest agricultural trade show.
COFS19 presented a one-stop shop for farmers to highlight new, innovative and technologically advanced products and services within the Agri-Tech sector.
Northern Ireland is recognised as a centre of excellence in the design, manufacture and supply of materials handling equipment suitable for a broad range of applications including quarrying, mining, construction and recycling.
Agriculture and farming is one of Northern Ireland’s biggest industries, delivering products and services internationally in the areas of machinery, animal health and nutrition, software and energy management.
Northern Ireland was delighted to have a stand showcasing four fantastic local companies at COFS19.
Blaney Agri Solutions, based in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, was established in 1993 with a focus on ATV equipment and, through continual design and development, offers over 140 attachments for quads as part of their well-established Quad-X brand. Quad-X attachments are compatible with UTVs as well as ATVs. Through the Blaney Tractor Division, the same unique technology and engineering skill has led to the advancement of various farm machines including those for weed control bedding, feeding, mowing, shredding and hedge-cutting.
Kingspan is a global leader of premium, fully compliant and environmentally friendly storage solutions for diesel, AdBlue and liquid fertiliser storage solutions for the agricultural industry as well as commercial, industrial and domestic markets. As established global market leaders, Kingspan’s diverse range of innovative energy storage solutions offer dispensing and management systems in capacities ranging from 200 - 25,000 litres.
Strickland manufactures hydraulic couplers to suit 3-45 tonne excavators, innovative devices which are used to quickly change excavator attachments safely. Since 2015 the company has developed considerably and has now become a preferred coupler supplier within the UK and North American markets. Strickland currently manufacture around 3000 couplers per year with design patents to cover UK, Europe and North America.
UPU Industries is a world leader in crop packaging and pallet netting. An independent privately-run business with family values, it has over 40 years’ experience in manufacturing silage net wrap and pallet netting. Around the globe the company has gained a reputation for the production of high quality products. As the only indigenous manufacturer of net wrap in Ireland and the UK and with product innovation at the forefront of the company, UPU Industries has developed its Farmer’s range of net wrap to deliver high quality solutions for the requirements of its customers.
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