DULUTH, GA – AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, announces today that its most recently launched combine harvester, IDEAL, won the 2018-2019 Platinum A’ Design Award for outstanding design. An international jury awarded AGCO’s IDEAL Combine the highest honor in the Agriculture, Horticulture and Fisheries category.
“IDEAL represents the first clean-sheet combine design in 30 years. AGCO’s global team designed, tested and produces a combine to meet our customers’ needs and varied harvest conditions across the globe. The result is a pioneering combine that delivers innovation, quality, automation and higher returns for farmers” said Barry O’Shea, Vice President, Global Product Line Manager.
The A’ Design Award is the largest international design competition featuring 98 design categories, including architecture, furniture, graphics and vehicle design. Its jury consists of internationally renowned journalists, designers, scholars and entrepreneurs who annually award prizes in platinum, gold, silver, bronze and iron across the categories.
“We believe that your intelligent and diligent contributions to arts, science, design and technology through creation of superior works, products, projects and services makes the world a better place,” commented Makpal Bayetova, Participant Coordinator, A’ Design Award & Competition.
The A’ Design Award Ceremony will take place in Como, Italy, on June 28, 2019.
AGCO (NYSE:AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions and delivers high-tech solutions for farmers feeding the world through its full line of equipment and related services. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra®, supported by Fuse® smart farming solutions. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA, AGCO had net sales of $9.4 billion in 2018. For more information, visit http://www.AGCOcorp.com. For company news, information and events, please follow us on Twitter: @AGCOCorp. For financial news on Twitter, please follow the hashtag #AGCOIR.