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Ferrari Costruzioni Mecchaniche s.r.l. (Ferrari) Italy

Ferrari is a medium-scale company based in Northern Italy, and Italy's leading manufacturer of transplanting machines, which are commercialized worldwide. The company specializes in the production of transplanting machines, both mechanical and automatic, for plants in blocks and modules, in plastic and polystyrene trays. Ferrari machines are suitable for planting a wide variety of vegetables including: lettuce, tomatoes, eggplants, cabbages and even tobacco. The philosophy of the company has always been to be innovative and continuously develop its products, which are all rigorously patented. Ferrari Costruzioni Meccaniche sells both to national and international markets. The logo is well-known in no less than four continents: Europe, America, Oceania and Africa.

Role in OSCAR: Ferrari will be involved in WP4. Besides participation in the overall programme of technical development, Ferrari will develop a planting machine for planting vegetable plantlets into thick mulch layers, leaving the mulch layer intact, in order to prevent weed germination.