SAMCO breaks new ground with €2 million expansion

12 Apr , 2019  

From humbling beginnings, SAMCO Agricultural Manufacturing Ltd has grown into an international brand which exports biodegradable plastic film and a range of machinery to sow different crops around the world. These are exciting times for the highly-innovative and multi-awarding winning family business which has invested €2 million in a major expansion at its Adare, Co. […]


A one stop shop for agricultural shed and steel services

11 Apr , 2019  

Midland Cladding & Steel Services Ltd has a reputation for quality products and services that are customer specific and made to order on very short lead times. Their experienced staff are committed to assisting their customers from concept to completion. With over 30 years’ experience in the roofing and steel industry, Midland Cladding & Steel […]


Orlen Platinum Ultor Plus approved by Deutz

10 Apr , 2019  

The ORLEN PLATINUM ULTOR PLUS 15W-40 has recently received the official approval of Deutz DQC III-10 – one of the leading engine manufacturers – Deutz. The approval is valid for 3 years from the date of obtaining. PLATINUM ULTOR PLUS 15W-40 is a new generation multi-grade mineral oil designed for diesel engines operating in harsh […]


Quality and service to the fore at Keanes Farm Machinery

10 Apr , 2019  

For 40 years and counting, Keanes Farm Machinery in Balla, County Mayo have been providing local farmers and contractors with outstanding tractor and agri machinery sales and servicing solutions. Irish Trucker travelled west and touched base with co-founder Anne Keane to find out more about this market-leading, customer-focussed, family-run operation. Located in the verdant agricultural […]


A lifetime’s service

5 Apr , 2019  

Given the expensive nature of farming machinery many farmers turn to contractors to carry out their annual harvesting and other work that is carried out every year. Since the age of 14, Pat Mulchrone has been working in the agricultural contracting business, when he first left school and with a finger bar mower, he started […]


A family affair for Rothwell Bros

3 Apr , 2019  

Rothwell Bros Agri Contracts has earned itself a first class reputation amongst its clients through three generations of excellent service. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more from William Rothwell about the Co Wexford-based agricultural contracting firm. These are busy times for William and Graham Rothwell down in Bunclody in Co Wexford and the plan is […]


BBS celebrates 25 years in business

2 Apr , 2019  

Celebrating a quarter of a century in business, Brouder Brothers Steel Ltd (BBS) – ‘For Structural Integrity’ – is a leading provider of quality farm buildings based in Rathangan, Co. Kildare. The family-run business can supply and fit all available types of steel frame and cladding, and also specialises in asbestos removal. BBS was established […]


A family contract

29 Mar , 2019  

Many agricultural contractors hail from generations of the family that have been involved in the same line of work down through the years. Agricultural contracting has certainly evolved over the decades and the state of the art machinery used these days allows contractors to get through much more work than they could in time gone […]


One of Limerick’s finest

27 Mar , 2019  

Established in 1991, Michael Maher Contracting & Repairs Ltd is a family run business based in Doon, Co Limerick. From humble beginnings, the company has grown over the years and having started as an agricultural contractor, the Maher family now provide an array of services across a number of industries. Michael Maher purchased his first […]


Business booming at Albrim Ltd

25 Mar , 2019  

Albrim Ltd has become renowned for its excellence in the fabrication and construction of farm and industrial buildings. Irish Tractor & Agri learned all about the booming Co Laois business from its Managing Director, Roy Fairbrother. They’re extremely busy these days at Albrim Ltd and the plan is to keep business thriving at a company […]