Who We Are
DeLaval is a world leader in the dairy farming industry, providing integrated milking solutions designed to improve dairy farmers’ production, animal welfare and overall quality of life. The company develops, manufactures and markets equipment and complete systems for milk production and animal husbandry worldwide. Service and sales of a wide range of accessories are also key aspects of DeLaval’s operations. The company supplies highly efficient system solutions for milking, herd management, animal traffic control, feeding, cooling, manure handling, ventilation and energy recovery.
We’re a group of over four and a half thousand passionate professionals operating in more than 100 markets across the globe. We work closely with our customers and dealers in partnership to realise our vision of making sustainable food production possible.
DeLaval offers automatic and conventional milking systems, cooling and feeding systems, effluent & housing systems and farm management support systems. DeLaval customers can also choose from a wide range of services and consumables which are grouped in four portfolios: liners & tubes, farm supplies, services & original parts, and milk quality & animal health.
More and more dairy farmers are turning to technology to ensure they can optimise their milk production and cows’ well-being. At DeLaval, we add value by meeting and exceeding our customers’ requirements on quality, productivity and safety. We design, manufacture and supply integrated milking solutions with the needs of dairy farmers in mind. At all times. We serve customers in more than 100 countries around the globe.
Research and innovation
Research and innovation are central to the continued success of DeLaval supporting our customers and we have seven R&D centres across the globe. We work closely with a worldwide network of farmers, academics, dedicated research facilities, scientists, sales teams and authorised dealers.
Sustainable dairy farming
Our goal is to reduce the environmental footprint of farms, while improving milk production, farm profitability and the well-being of the people and animals involved. We believe the goal of Sustainable Dairy Farming can be achieved by supporting dairy farmers with smart technology and services to continuously increase resource efficiency on farms. To put it another way, we support them to do more with less.
Company statistics in brief
- Employees: 4,600+
- Local sales organisations: 35
- Manufacturing units: 18
- Number of factories: 19
- Sales offices: 34
- Markets covered: 100+
- Research and development units: 3
- Mobile shops and delivery trucks: 700+
- Net annual sales: 1 billion EUR