PETKUS and SELECTA start Joint Venture to strengthen their fine- and vegetable seed business


The recently launched PETKUS fine seed machinery segment got a considerable strengthening and complementation. The PETKUS Holding acquires a majority interest in a joint venture with Selecta Machinefabriek BV. For this purpose, a new corporation was started and named "PETKUS Selecta BV". Selecta will be relocated and will move closer to the new PETKUS Vegetable and Fine Seed Technology Centre in Zwaagdijk (NL).

The joint venture was the consequent step to complement the PETKUS portfolio and product range, and for Selecta to make full profit from the innovation and R&D department of the PETKUS Group. “We will strengthen our efforts in bringing innovative machinery to the market with special regard to the fine seed sector and the special needs of breeding stations and seed laboratories”, declared Ron Mourik, CEO of the new PETKUS Selecta BV, during the official announcement on the occasion of AgriTechnica 2017.
Selecta is specialized in manufacturing of high-quality seed cleaning and processing equipment for smaller to medium sized commercial seed lots, breeding stations and on laboratory scale. All over the world, the company is renowned for top quality products which are not made in mass production but carefully and precisely built by experts and thus, adapted to the specific demands of the user.