Salmet and Ommat join forces

27-05-2014 | | |
Salmet and Ommat join forces

During the recently held VIV Europe in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Salmet International from Germany and Ommat/VSC from Saudi Arabia signed an exclusive cooperation contract.

The agreement between the two companies involves the exclusive distribution and installation of Salmet poultry systems in a number of countries in the Middle East region. These countries are: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, South Sudan, Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Yemen and Oman.

Salmet is a major producer of fully automated poultry systems for the broiler and layer business. They have two manufacturing facilities in Germany and have been in the market for over 50 years.

VSC is part of Ommat Group, which is the distributor of Lohmann in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf States and Oman. Ommat is also a producer of broiler day old chicks and commercial broilers in Sudan and Egypt. VSC is a supplier of vaccines and veterinary services in the ME region.

Ommat/VSC have established a spare parts warehouse in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to efficiently offer spare parts to all existing and future clients in the Middle East. Ommat/VSC and Salmet together, will create a technical support team for installing and servicing Salmet projects in the ME region.

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