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Optical sorting of Pyrethrum daisy seeds

First OS f in Southern Hemisphere Elevates Pyrethrum Seed Sorting for Natural Insecticide Production

Tasmania. Our Australian customer overseeing extensive hectares of Pyrethrum daisies, recently integrated the advanced optical sorter OS f3.0 at their production facility. This marks a milestone, as it is the first customer in the Southern Hemisphere to process their fine seeds with this advanced technology.
PETKUS at AFSTA congress

PETKUS Engages in Key Discussions at AFSTA Conference

PETKUS proudly joined the 24th African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA) Conference, a pivotal event in the global agricultural community. AFSTA's vital role in fostering collaboration and advancing seed trade across Africa was evident as stakeholders from diverse backgrounds convened.

AGRITECHNICA 2023 - Growing Together

PETKUS presented its products and concepts for the future of seed and grain processing at AGRITECHNICA – the world’s leading agricultural trade fair – which was held again in Hanover after a four-year break.
PETKUS Geschäftsführer Mark Scholze bei der Preisverleihung mit Wolfgang Tiefensee and Andreas Krey

PETKUS certified as "Hidden Champion"

Beginning of March PETKUS was certified as one of the top-performing companies of Thuringia that has achieved market and technology leadership through innovative products and services.
Komplette Saatgut-Aufbereitungsanlage in Südafrika

Complete Multi-Crop Seed Processing Line in South Africa

One of our key accounts is bringing advanced technologies to their South African seed production facility. Highest security standards, avant-garde technologies, and exceptional user-friendliness. An investment in a PETKUS seed line is an investment in the future.


Each project brings expectations, new challenges, and approaches to solving our customers' problems. Throughout the process, we focus on one parameter: customer satisfaction. To facilitate wholesome and comfortable client interactions even more, PETKUS Academy organized extensive product training for sales staff from different regions and time zones of the world.

PETKUS Academy: Optical Sorters Service & Recipe Development Training

In November, the PETKUS support team organized a training week on PETKUS' optical sorting technology. With strong international participation, we welcomed service technicians from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Spain, Kazakhstan and Romania as well as employees from Syngenta India to our headquarters in Wutha-Farnroda.
Mark und Anja Scholze nehmen den Wirtschaftspreis "Vorsprung 2022" entgegen

Preisverleihung VORSPRUNG im Bundeskanzleramt

PETKUS zählt zu den innovativsten Unternehmen Ostdeutschlands
Von links: Dr. Khaled Raed, Mark Scholze, Henning Höppner, Dr. Felix Bosse

PETKUS erweitert Führungsebene und Dienstleistungen

Nach der Ausgliederung der italienischen Niederlassung und Partners wird PETKUS sein Geschäft mit schlüsselfertigen Saatgut- und Getreidelösungen unter der neuen Leitung von Dr. Felix Bosse ausbauen.

Grassamenaufbereitung in neuer Größenordnung

Anfang 2021 hat PETKUS die Konstruktion, Lieferung, Montage und Inbetriebnahme der wahrscheinlich größten Grassamenlinie außerhalb der USA erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Die an Luisetti Seeds gelieferte Anlage ist zudem vermutlich auch die größte Saatgutanlage, die jemals in Neuseeland gebaut wurde.

Seed-X & PETKUS entwickeln

Seed-X und PETKUS unterzeichneten am 28. September 2021 eine Vereinbarung über die Zusammenarbeit bei der Entwicklung sowie dem Vertrieb und Verkauf von optischen KI-gesteuerten Sortierern für Saatgut und Getreide.

CM Technology to set global benchmark for seed treatment

PETKUS’ global seed technology leadership has once again been highlighted by the supply of its CM technology for field crops to the North American partnership project.

State-of-the-art seed processing plant in Toowoomba, Australia

Last fall the market leader Pacific Seeds has completed the installation of a state-of-the-art $2.4 million processing plant in Toowoomba. The plant is custom-built to facilitate growing demand from customers and provide the highest quality product to the market.

2019 - Ein Jahr voller Innovationen

Vielleicht mehr als jedes andere Unternehmen in der Saatgutindustrie kann PETKUS stolz auf seine Innovationen zurückblicken.

Milestones in Chemical Free Seed Disinfection

The active steam treatment of the HySeed bio effectively eliminates a broad spectrum of seed pathogens without the use of chemicals. In addition to the relevant laboratory results, the effectiveness has now also been proven by the Plant Protection Service of the Lower Saxony Chamber of Agriculture. The testing was carried out according to the generally accepted rules for the testing of crop protection products.