John Deere, King Agro form carbon-fiber partnership
Through this new association, King Agro will develop and distribute carbon-fiber booms that will be used exclusively for John Deere application equipment.
"We believe our collaboration with King Agro demonstrates Deere's commitment to this innovative technology," Aaron Wetzel, John Deere's Crop Care Platform vice president, said. "By integrating carbon-fiber technology into our products, we can offer solutions to help growers improve productivity."
The new partnership between the two companies will provide growers with the many advantages of carbon fiber's versatility, strength and durability.
"We believe carbon fiber is the key to innovation and progress in the agricultural machinery industry in the next decade," King Agro CEO Guillermo Mariani said. "John Deere's commitment to innovation and excellence in their products is a perfect match for King Agro's experience in carbon fiber."