Proventia, a Finland-based environmental technology company has announced that AGCO International and Proventia Emission Control have signed a joint research and development collaboration agreement covering development of Stage V-compliant exhaust after-treatment systems for AGCO Power engines.

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment. According to the agreement, Proventia will provide research, development and engineering of exhaust line platforms for AGCO Power’s Stage V engines. Proventia will also perform emission and durability testing for the Stage V exhaust system platforms.

Proventia sales and marketing vice-president Petri Saari says: "We are very pleased that AGCO is choosing Proventia as an emission partner to meet the needs of Stage V emission requirements. This new agreement will widen our current co-operation with AGCO from the provision of exhaust and insulation system supplies to a new level of research and development."

"We have worked closely with AGCO Power for over ten years now in the development, manufacture and supply of emission systems for manufacturers using AGCO Power engines. We are very happy to continue and extend the co-operation within the Stage V challenges."