Austoft 8810 named Machine of the Year in Brazil


Case IH has added another title to the trophy cabinet, with its Austoft 8810 sugarcane harvester recently winning the sugarcane harvesting category in the 2020-2021 Machine of the Year Awards in Brazil.

The Case IH Austoft 8810 sugarcane harvester, which underwent a series of technical evaluations carried out by PhD professors in the field of agricultural mechanisation at important public universities across Brazil, was considered the best machine in the segment.

“This award proves the quality, efficiency, high performance and technology that are exemplified in Case IH’s equipment,” said Michele Monzio, Case IH Austoft product manager for Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Throughout its long and highly respected history, Case IH Austoft sugarcane harvesters have led the world in sugarcane harvesting technology, promoting excellent cane quality and ultra-clean samples. The Austoft has also earnt a solid reputation for its advanced solutions, performance and high levels of customer satisfaction which have been proven all over the world.

Since it was first manufactured in the early 1940s by the Toft brothers in south-east Queensland, Australia, the machine has evolved into the high-tech, sleek-looking machine of today, while retaining the innovative edge that heralded the arrival of the machine 77 years ago.

Today, Austoft sugarcane harvesters cut around half a billion metric tons of sugarcane per year across the globe, from South America to South East Asia, India, China, Sudan, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

“The Austoft 8010 and 8810 models meet the increasing demand for innovation in the sugarcane harvesting industry. We are confident sugarcane growers will appreciate the leading features of these machines which will provide more profit for the farmers and increased output for sugar mills,” Mr Monzio said.


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