DeLaval has over 125 years of innovation and experience in the dairy business, supporting dairy farmers in managing their farms their way. Our Sustainable Dairy Farming initiative is contributing to the production of more quality food, for more people, with less impact on the environment. Our Smart Farming strategy aims at influencing and shaping the future of dairy farming today. Every day millions of dairy animals are milked, fed and maintained by DeLaval solutions in more than 100 countries worldwide – and DeLaval meets with over 10 000 milk producers on their farms. DeLaval is a full-service supplier to dairy farmers. DeLaval develops, manufactures and distributes equipment and complete systems for milk production and animal husbandry. Service, sales of a wide range of accessories, knowledge sharing and consultancy are also key aspects of our operations.

Company details

Business Type:
Industry Type:
Agriculture - Livestock
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Over 1000

DeLaval is a world leader in the dairy farming industry, providing integrated milking solutions designed to improve dairy farmers' production, animal welfare and overall quality of life.

Our people

We’re a group of over four and a half thousand passionate professionals operating in more than 100 markets across the globe. We work closely with our customers and dealers in partnership to realise our vision of making sustainable food production possible.

Our solutions

DeLaval offers automatic and conventional milking systems, cooling and feeding systems, effluent & housing systems and farm management support systems. DeLaval customers can also choose from a wide range of services and consumables which are grouped in four portfolios: liners & tubes, farm supplies, services & original parts, and milk quality & animal health.

Company statistics in brief

  • Employees: 4,500+
  • Local sales organisations: 35
  • Manufacturing units: 18
  • Markets covered: 100+
  • Research and development units: 3
  • Mobile shops and delivery trucks: 700+
  • Net annual sales: 1 billion EUR

Imagine a world without milk. No latté, no cappuccino, no croissants. No fresh milk, yoghurt, crème fraiche or butter. No cheese – no mozzarella, brie, pecorino or Stilton, no feta, chèvre, cheddar or Bavarian bleu. No ice cream, no pizza. How could we live a civilized life without milk?

A global company

DeLaval operates in more than 100 markets and caters to customers with livestock size ranging from 1 to 50,000 animals. DeLaval constantly strives to improve the daily work for all dairy producers, empowering them to control their business and lifestyles by providing complete solutions and service.

For more than 125 years, DeLaval has been driving progress in milk production; ever since the visionary Gustaf de Laval patented the cream separator. Today, DeLaval is one of three companies in the Tetra Laval Group – a private group that started in Sweden. The two other companies are Tetra Pak and Sidel.