Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies in tillage, seeding and planting, has reaffirmed its relationship with Norwood, NZ’s leading supplier of premier farm machinery, ahead of major brand milestones.
The news comes as the Swedish company; along with Norwood; plans celebrations this year for its 25th year in New Zealand, and, at a global level, its 60th year in operation.
“Väderstad is proud to re-confirm our commitment to this partnership and longstanding relationship with Norwood. 25 years is a significant milestone for any business relationship and Väderstad has been delighted to watch the brand and our products flourish in the New Zealand market under Norwood’s stewardship,” says Chris Bettschen, Väderstad Regional Manager NZ/AU.
Rod Gardner, Brand Leader - Norwood Brands, says “Likewise, Norwood is dedicated to supporting the Väderstad brand and customers in New Zealand. Väderstad’s unwavering focus on product quality and continual innovation to meet the needs of the worlds future farmers align perfectly with Norwood’s desire to deliver the same excellent outcomes for New Zealand farmers and contractors.”
Chris Bettschen says Väderstad places enormous value on its partnership with Norwood in the New Zealand market due to its extensive dealership network coverage and excellent service level delivery.
“They have a highly experienced technical support team and the largest agricultural parts warehouse in the country to ensure quick and knowledgeable support for our customers.”
As well as its machines making a mark on the NZ farming landscape, this country has also made a mark on Väderstad.
Its NZA spring tine cultivator (introduced in 1997) was so successful in this part of the world that Väderstad included NZ in the machine’s name. The cultivator is still in production today and continues to make its mark on the New Zealand arable farming landscape.
Other innovative Väderstad products distributed by Norwood include the market-leading Tempo precision planter, the Rapid seed drill and the unbreakable TopDown cultivator.
Both Chris Bettschen and Rod Gardner say “Watch this space” for news about the 25th anniversary celebrations, which will be announced later in the year.