GEA Farm Technologies recruits Declan Casey to lead automatic milking in NI

Declan Casey is the technical engineer for GEA Farm Technologies in Northern Ireland.
Declan Casey is the technical engineer for GEA Farm Technologies in Northern Ireland.
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GEA Farm Technologies has recruited Declan Casey from Cloughmills as its technical engineer for Northern Ireland.

Part of the global GEA group, which is one of the largest suppliers for the food processing industry, GEA Farm Technologies concentrates on a portfolio of milking machine technology, milk cooling equipment, manure and feeding systems.

Formerly known as WestfaliaSurge, GEA Farm Technologies has a wealth of experience in the industry and a packed portfolio of quality products.

Based in Warwickshire the company has just installed its first MIone robotic milking system in Northern Ireland near Donemana in Co Tyrone.

Complimenting its conventional milking programme with an expanding range of dairy farm automated systems, Declan’s job is to support the GEA Farm Technologies dealers in his area.

His role also incorporates delivering training programmes to the dealers when new technology is introduced.

Declan hails from a dairy farm in Cloughmills near Ballymena in Co Antrim and has extensive experience in the world of robotic milking having worked in the industry previously.

Declan said: “I am very excited for the future working with GEA Farm Technologies as it has such a broad spectrum of products to offer farmers.

“Having just installed the first MIone robotic milking system in Northern Ireland gives us a great deal of encouragement for future installations.

“With its longstanding and respected background GEA Farm Technologies is a company well capable of finding solutions for all dairy farmers’ requirements and I look forward to working with the team of expert dealers.”

Declan can be contacted on 07730 714022. GEA Farm Technologies (UK) Ltd can also be contacted on 02476 692333 or www.gea.com.