From a foundry established by Wilhelmus Lemken in 1780 to an international manufacturer of agricultural machinery LEMKEN have come a long way.
LEMKEN is regarded throughout the world as a visionary and sustainable company that makes an important contribution to profitable agriculture. As a company with a long tradition, LEMKEN have been applying knowledge and passion for progress for 240 years. LEMKEN has its finger on the pulse of development and delivers smart solutions for the agricultural challenges of today and tomorrow.
LEMKEN agricultural machines are not only instantly recognisable by its blue colour, but primarily by the way it works on the field. Soil cultivation implements for optimal preparation for sowing. Sowing technology for establishing a sound foundation for high yields. Crop protection implements for protecting crops effectively and gently.
LEMKEN supply agricultural machinery that impresses not only through its innovation and diversity but also by offering customised solutions for farms of any size, for any soils, any market and any requirements. LEMKEN develop these solutions in constant, close dialogue with the people who need them: farmers and farm contractors all around the world.
For decades, the renowned plough series “Diamant” and “Opal” have been making a contribution towards the improvement of productivity in progressive agriculture. With the “Smaragd” series, LEMKEN has considerably improved the technique of stubble cultivation. Today the “Smaragd” is one of the most widely used soil cultivation systems in Europe.
In recent years, LEMKEN has proven its competence for gentle primary soil cultivation, versatile stubble cultivation, efficient tillage procedures and precise sowing technology through a large number of successfully introduced innovations.
Lemken are one of Ernest Doe and Sons largest and longest serving suppliers with the brand actually being imported in the 1960’s through to the 1990’s by Ernest Doe’s Sister company Colchester Tractors. Being both family owned and run there are deep and lasting synergies between LEMKEN and Ernest Doe.

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