March-based company Agrifac UK has expanded into new premises.
Agrifac is the only UK distributor for the biggest sugar beet harvester company in the world and has doubled its premises as well as increasing its workforce. It now has six fully trained technicians on the road as well as workshop technicians.
Agrifac moved into its new premises in Thorby Avenue on April 1 and will be holding a special open day later in the year, where people will be able to look around.
Agrifac is the UK importer for all machines from the German manufacturer Holmer exaact. The Holmer franchise had previously been with an Ely company but was given to Agrifac late last year.
The Holmer franchise brings another three self-propelled sugar beet harvesters, a sugar beet cleaner loader and a system vehicle, mainly used for much spreading or a slurry injection system.
Managing director Andy Carse said: “The business has grown rapidly, from selling less than five machines per year pre-2009, to selling on average 25-30 machines every year.
“It has been a great success and we have invested heavily in parts and service departments to keep managing all these machines working on farms across the UK.
“In 2010 when I took the managing director role, we have four members of staff. Now we have 15 full-time employees and four part-=time employees.”
Matt Carse, who works in sales and marketing for Agrifac, added: “We are all very pleased to see the business moving forward and growing. We now have the widest product offering for beet equipment, as well as our world famous self-propelled sprayer, the Agrifac Condor.”