In its 77th edition, Paris plays host to the SIMA machinery show. James Rickard and Richard Bradley report on the latest machinery and innovations.
Taking up seven halls to accommodate 1,780 exhibitors, the bi-annual machinery show is expected to host 230,000 visitors, from 142 different countries.
The event showcased over 600 new products, including; Keenan's first self-propelled diet feeder, McCormick's revamped and more powerful X7 tractor, a new forage wagon range from Krone, the first European showing of CNH's autonomous tractors, and all the details on JCB's new 419S loader.
Along with the new products on show, we spoke to the manufacturers who recieved innovation awards at the SIMA Preview event in late 2016.
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