West Lafayette-based Solinftec says it is expanding its partnership with a farmer cooperative headquartered in Crawfordsville. The ag tech company says the move will build on the collaboration that was formed two years ago in which Ceres Solutions began piloting Solinftec’s custom application software.
Solinftec’s platform provides farmers and ag retailers with real-time data about their farms and the machines they use. The company says its software integrates with Ceres’ work order system to simplify and streamline the dispatching of machines in the field.
As part of the expansion, Solinftec says Ceres is increasing the number of retail locations offering the software by four times, including retail sites in Indiana and Michigan.
“Beyond the business benefits of Solinftec, the technology will help accelerate the success and improve the daily lives of applicators who are in the fields every day,” said Ryan Kochert, agronomy operations manager for Ceres Solutions West Point Branch. “With Solinftec, we can better manage our staff’s schedules, giving them more insight into when their workday will begin and end, which helps improve their work-life balance and hopefully allows them to spend more time with their families.”
In 2018, Solinftec announced plans to establish its U.S. headquarters at the Purdue Research Park. A year later, the company said it would relocate its entire global headquarters to West Lafayette.