PAIH supports innovative technologies in agriculture
In 2017, the Polish company Mzuri-Agro, part of the Agro-Land Group, took over the assets of the British Mzuri Ltd. The transaction resulted in the transfer of production to Śmielin in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province, where the company currently has its headquarters. The Polish owner has invested in a modern R+D center, which since 2019 has been the only center in the world specializing in comprehensive research and development of strip tillage technology, and its equipment is used on four continents in over 40 countries.
The project, which was supported by the Polish Investment and Trade Agency, concerns the construction of a plant producing modern seeding and cultivation aggregates. The investment included the construction of , among other things, an office building as well as production and warehouse facilities. The total value amounted to PLN 35 million, of which PLN 3 million was covered by a grant from the Ministry of Development and Technology under the “Program for supporting investments of significant importance for the Polish economy for the years 2011-2030”.
We are a global company. In just a few years, we have gone from a small business to a large supplier of important technology for agriculture, responding to the challenges of global warming, the decarbonisation of the economy and the desertification of ever larger areas of Europe. The solutions we propose combine the requirement to meet basic human needs, such as the production of high-quality food and plant raw materials, with simultaneous care for the natural environment – soil, water, air – emphasized Marek Różniak, Mzuri World’s Chairman.
The Mzuri World investment is one of almost 20 Polish investment projects handled by PAIH in 2022. For comparison, in 2021 there were 10, and in 2020 – 9.
We serve Polish investment projects with pride and great commitment. Every year there are more and more of them, and this is a clear signal that our entrepreneurs focus on development. Thanks to this, Polish products and technologies are more competitive on international markets, where we support the expansion. Among our customers are, among others, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. In 2021, the value of exports of this type of equipment amounted to EUR 1.67 billion, i.e. over 20% more than a year earlier. In the next decade, the agritech sector may become the driving force of Polish exports and a key element of sustainable development of the entire economy – added PAIH’s Chairman Paweł Kurtasz.
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About the Polish Investment and Trade Agency
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) is an advisory institution belonging to the Polish Development Fund (PFR) Group. This is the first point of contact for exporters and investors. It operates both in Poland and through its network of offices around the world. It strengthens the recognition of Polish brands on international markets, promotes domestic products and services as well as technological solutions made in Poland. The agency helps entrepreneurs in choosing their optimal path of expansion abroad. It also supports the inflow of foreign direct investments to Poland and the implementation of Polish investments in the country. PAIH cooperates with the public sector and regional partners, offering, among other things, training, audit and promotion of investment properties, cooperation in the organization of business missions and communication support in the implementation of joint projects.