AG-NAV was founded in 2000 from a Geophysical Equipment manufacturer Picodas Group Inc. Picodas was formed in 1985 and was involved in several GPS related fields including Navigation, Agriculture, Forestry, and Environmental applications. When AG-NAV was formed at the beginning of the new millennium, the Company decided to concentrate its efforts on GPS navigation and related products. During this time, AG-NAV emerged as a leading supplier of GPS Navigation equipment for Aerial applications.
- Business Type:
- Software vendor
- Industry Type:
- Agriculture - Agriculture Monitoring and Testing
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
The AG-NAV brand is recognized globally within the agriculture industry and is continuously sought after because of its excellent reputation. AG-NAV is known for its first class customer service and support, offering timely technical support and fast turnarounds on repairs. The Company is able to reach its customers worldwide due to its extensive distribution network, with authorized dealers located in 6 different continents. AG-NAV takes pride in its Canadian heritage, and is proud to say that every AG-NAV product is assembled in Newmarket, Ontario. The Company also employs a local work force that is highly skilled and educated in their related fields.
The Company’s primary market segment is associated with Agriculture and the use of GPS technology in this area. The AG-NAV Guia is a navigation system that gives the operator GPS Precision Navigation for the placement of sprayed fertilizers and pesticides for Aerial applications. The product offering for this segment has expanded to the development of accurate flow control equipment for the deployment of liquids and dry products used in this industry.
March 2010 marked the launch of the Guia Terra, a GPS Precision Navigation system designed specifically for Ground applications. This product makes AG-NAV one of the only companies in the world to offer GPS Precision Navigation solutions for the Air and Ground. The Guia Terra integrates AG-NAV’s added value technologies such as hydraulic automatic steering, sub-inch accuracy Real Time Kinematic (RTK) networks, and Variable Rate Application (VRA) technology.
AG-NAV is committed to the development and improvement of products that use GPS technology for navigation. As applications grow in the market, the company will hold its position and high quality image by maintaining excellent customer support and developing highly reliable GPS equipment.