Dealer locator

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nullam semper pellentesque est, non maximus quam sodales condimentum. Curabitur nec leo nisl.

Dealer locator

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nullam semper pellentesque est, non maximus quam sodales condimentum. Curabitur nec leo nisl.

Or contact our Nedap Sales Managers directly

    Contact our distributors

    • Loading...

    Timeline

    Nedap Livestock Management: from the establishment in 1929 until now.

    1929

    N.V. Nederlandsche Apparatenfabriek “Nedap” is established

    In 1929 Nedap is established. Located in the former medical Dutch Cocaine Factory in Amsterdam. Nedap manufactures a wide variety of products at the request of various parties.

    1940

    Developing, producing and marketing Nedap branded products

    From the forties, Nedap starts developing, producing and selling its own devices for various applications under the Nedap brand.

    1947

    Opening of a brand new factory in Groenlo

    This proves to be a great success. In 1947 Nedap moves to Groenlo – also in The Netherlands – and opens a brand new factory.

    1947

    Nedap gets exchange-listed

    At the same time Nedap gets exchange-listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam.

    various electronic devices
    1950

    Specialization in electronics

    The next decades, Nedap quickly becomes one of the global specialists in the development of electronics. A shift is made from electromechanics to electronics.

    Nedap RFID poineering
    1973

    Pioneering in RFID technology

    Nedap starts developing RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) technology as one of the global pioneers in the early 70’s.

    Nedap First Responder
    1977

    First to apply RFID on cows

    Nedap is the first company in the world that applies RFID on cows with the Nedap Responder.  It makes electronic individual cow identification possible. The very first step in automating farming processes based on electronic animal identification.

    Nedap first cow feeding station
    1977

    Cattlecode Cow Management System and the Electronic Concentrate Feeding Station

    Cattlecode is the first generation in a range of Nedap Cow Management Systems. It controls the newly introduced Electronic Concentrate Feeding Station. From now on it is possible to feed cows individually according to their needs.

     

    1980

    Cattlecode 2 and Milking parlor automation

    Cattlecode 2 is the second generation in Cow Management Systems. With the introduction of Cattlecode 2, Milking parlor identification,  Controlling and Milk measurement are added to Nedap’s portfolio to further automate farming processes. The system becomes the heart of many dairy farms.

    1982

    Started with RFID on sows and Porcode

    Nedap introduces RFID on sows by a neck responder. At the same time the first Porcode Pig Management System gets introduced. It is the first step towards automation in pig husbandry based on electronic animal identification.

    1983

    First Electronic Sow Feeding station

    The next innovation in pig husbandry technology is there: the introduction of the first Electronic Sow Feeding station with RFID technology. Sows housed in groups can now be fed individually.

    1985

    Cattlecode 3 and the Perfect computer

    With the introduction of the Perfect computer, the third Cattlecode generation is launched. It means the start of a new era for dairy management computers, especially on large dairies. One system can manage up to 2000 animals.

    1986

    Introduction of the Popular computer

    The Popular is a first-of-a-kind dairy management computer that combines all management functionalities in one single device. In terms of user-friendliness, it means a revolution on small en mid-sized dairies. Quickly after its introduction, it is used worldwide.

    1987

    The X-ponder, Walk-through identification and Separation & Routing

    The next innovations are brought to market in 1987. The X-ponder is the further advanced identification tag. Walk-through identification brings new identification opportunities. Separation & Routing technology makes automatic separation of cows possible.

    1988

    Walk-through ESF station with automatic Separation Unit

    The walk-through Electronic Sow Feeding Station with automatic Separation Unit is introduced. It is an important step in a whole new group sow housing concept that will change the future of sow farming.

    1988

    VC4-250

    CattleCode Popular + voer-lactactiecurve en gehele melkstal automatisering

    1989

    From sow collar to ear tag

    Sow RFID switcht from neck X-ponder to ear tags.

    1991

    Respactor

    The introduction of the Neck and Leg Respactor for cow identification and activity monitoring.

    1992

    Introduction of the Heat Detector for sows

    Nedap introduces the Heat Detector as an addition to the Electronic Sow Feeding stations.

    1995

    Next generation X-ACT and X-PERT platform with activity measurement

    Next generation X-ACT and X-PERT platform. PC, procescomputer, randapparatuur (koeherkenning, voeren , melkstalautomatisering)

    1998

    Introduction of the Central Separation Unit for sows

    The Central Separation Unit is introduced as another addition to Electronic Sow Feeding in gestation.

    2002

    Popular Excellent Computer

    The Popular Excellent Computer made cattle management a lot easier.

    Nedap Smarttag
    2004

    Nedap Lactivator (2-hours)

    The Nedap Lactivator is introduced.

    2005

    ID check on Central Separation Unit

    The ID check is added to the Central Separation Unit for sows.

    2006

    Introduction of Nedap Velos Platform

    The Nedap Velos platform provides an automation revolution in the livestock industry.