With awards totalling in value 6,000 Euros the Amazone Foundation launches the "Innovation Award". In 2009, the Foundation will offer awards for a diploma, bachelor or master thesis of 2,000 Euros and for a doctorate thesis of 4,000 Euros.
On 3rd April, 2009 Amazone director Christian Dreyer has been elected the new vice president of the VDMA agricultural technology trade association. So, Christian Dreyer is at the same time a new member of the trade association chairmenship - one of three.
It is exactly 30 years ago since Amazone sold its first rotary cultivator, then five years later introduced the first rotary harrows. At the end of February, 2009 Amazone delivered their 50,000th machine to a customer – in combination with a pneumatic Pack Top seed drill.