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Welger Machinery
Founded 1899
Headquarters Wuffenbuttel, Germany
Products agriculture machinery
Parent Lely Industries
Vermeer
Website http://www.welger.com
Welger baler - P6250079

Weger round baler at work

Welger Machinery is a German manufacturer of Agricultural machinery based in Wuffenbuttel, Germany, that was founded in 1899. The company was taken over by the Lely Group in 1994, but in 2004 was bought out by a management buy out, and then bought in 2008 by Vermeer of the USA and Lely of the Netherlands.[1]

Company historyEdit

? translation needed for German wikipedia history (short summary below from Welger web site)

TimelineEdit

  • 1856 - Founded
  • 1899 - Incorporated
  • 1994 - Become a part of the Lely Group
  • 2004 - MBO takes company Independent
  • 2006 - Andlinger (finance Group) takes a stake in Welger.
  • 2008 - American Vermeer company takes over Welger with Lely Industries of The Netherlands

FacilitiesEdit

  • Area: 100,000 m²
  • Factory covers 54,000 m²
  • Turnover 2005: 60,000,000 EURO

Operating UnitsEdit

  • Welger Maschinenfabrik GmbH - Agricultural machinery
  • Welger Recycling Engineering GmbH - Recyling equipment
  • Welger Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH - ?
  • Welger Oberflächentechnik GmbH -?

Product rangeEdit

  • balers
    • Conventional 'square' bales
    • Round Bales
    • High density bales
  • Bale wrappers
  • Bale 'throwers'

Old model rangeEdit

Welger WSA 350 baler at Old Warden 09 - IMG 1366

A Welger WSA 350 exhibited in 'as found' condition at Old Warden Steam Rally 2009

Modern model rangeEdit

Many of the new models are marketed under the Lely Welger brand.

  • add details of modern models here please
High density balers
  • AP 530
  • AP 630
  • AP 730
  • AP 830
Round balers
  • RP 202 Classic (1.5m) and Special (2.0m)
  • RP 302
  • RP 405 Variable density
Big Square Balers
  • D 4006 & D 4060 70 x 80 cm bales
  • D 6006 & D 6060 70 x 120 cm bales
Wrapper
  • ATTIS HR 16
Baler and Wrapper Combined
  • the DOUBLE ACTION 235 + 235 PROFI

PreservationEdit

It is rare to find examples of such machinery at UK shows.

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • German wikipedia

External linksEdit


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