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UK company receives new Romaine lettuce vegetable harvester

Recently, PDM from the United Kingdom received its fourth BrimaPack harvester after successfully completing a factory acceptance test. This latest harvester, with BrimaPack' s e-Drive system, has been specifically designed for Romaine lettuce. It is equipped with a brand-new "smart infeed" technology to further enhance the efficiency of the harvesting process. This development serves as a response to the continuously rising labour costs and the scarcity of skilled workforce.

BrimaPack Director Ron van de Pavert handed over the keys to PDM's Managing Director-Farming Dermot Tobin.

The purchase of this cutting-edge harvester marks a significant milestone for PDM. The implementation of the "smart infeed" system within the BrimaPack harvester guarantees optimal efficiency in the harvesting of Romaine lettuce. This technology uses advanced algorithms and intelligent sensors to accurately identify and process each head of lettuce with the utmost care and accuracy. The result is a streamlined process that significantly reduces human error and minimizes the risk of damage to the delicate produce.

One of the major driving forces behind the development of this technology is the urgent need to address rising labour shortages in the agricultural sector. With the continuous advancement of technology, automation has become an indispensable solution to overcome these challenges. By automating the harvesting process with the BrimaPack harvester, PDM can reduce its reliance on manual labour, eliminating the need for additional labour and reducing the impact of rising labour costs.

Furthermore, the implementation of this harvester demonstrates PDM's unwavering commitment to sustainable farming practices. By optimizing the harvesting process and minimizing resource wastage, PDM contributes to a more eco-friendly agricultural landscape. This not only aligns with current industry trends, but also positions PDM as a responsible and environmentally conscious organization, striving to make a positive impact on the global food production.

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