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Osborne FIRE Feeders Advance Boar Tests at DNA Genetics

Osborne FIRE Feeders Advance Boar Tests at DNA Genetics

August 4, 2014 – Osborne, Kansas – DNA™ Genetics recently completed the installation of 80 FIRE® (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) Pig Performance Testing Feeders to advance their swine genetic tests at a new, state-of-the-art facility in eastern Nebraska. The $4 million facility, appropriately called the InSight™ Performance Center, now has the capability to gather important…

Product Release: FIRE Hopper Extension

FIRE Hopper Extension

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE: FIRE® Hopper Extension Osborne Industries is pleased to announce the development and release of a new hopper extension for their FIRE® (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) pig performance testing feeder. The extension fastens to the top of the feed hopper, increasing the feed capacity by approximately 75 lbs (34 kg). The FIRE hopper…

Osborne Introduces New Stainless Steel Rectangular Hog Feeders

Osborne Introduces New Stainless Steel Rectangular Hog Feeders

November 6, 2013 – Osborne, Kansas – Osborne Industries, Inc., is proud to introduce all new Stainless Steel Rectangular Hog Feeders to their quality line of swine management equipment. Double-sided wean-to-finish rectangular feeder models are available for dry and wet/dry feeding. The feeders are constructed with heavy-duty, 304 welded stainless steel that provides reliable, durable,…

Osborne Industries Awarded Patent

Osborne Industries Awarded Patent for Pig Scale

September 25, 2013 – Osborne Industries, Inc., of Osborne, Kansas, USA, announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Patent No. 8,511,257, on August 20, 2013, for the company’s unique Safety By-Pass Gate for the automated pig scale for weighing and sorting, the Osborne Weight Watcher™ Growth Management System. The Osborne Weight Watcher…

Osborne Industries Supplies Swine Production Equipment

Osborne Industries Supplies Swine Production Equipment | Pig Management Equipment

September 12, 2013 – Iowa Lakes Community College of Emmetsburg, Iowa, will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at their new Swine Training Center on Thursday, September 19, 2013, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Osborne Industries, Inc., of Osborne, Kansas, provided all the pig management equipment for the facility. Representatives from Iowa Lakes…

40 Years of Osborne’s Stanfield Heat Pads for Pigs

40 Years of Osborne's Stanfield Heating Pads for Pigs

Celebrating 40 years since their development, Osborne’s Stanfield Heating Pads remain the safest, most reliable and economical heat pads for baby pigs in livestock production facilities. Producers all over the world rely on Osborne’s heat pads to create an ideal environment with controllable heat for their newly farrowed piglets. Stanfield Heat Pads were developed in…

Thibault Celebrates 40 Years of Service with Osborne

Thibault Celebrates 40 Years of Service with Osborne

September 5, 2013 – Osborne Industries’ employee owners helped Stan Thibault celebrate 40 years of service to the company with a surprise reception during the Board of Directors meeting on August 28, 2013. George Eakin, President and Chief Executive Officer, expressed his appreciation of Thibault’s 40 years of teamwork and innovation at Osborne Industries. Thibault,…

Osborne Industries To Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Osborne Industries To Celebrate 40th Anniversary | swine industry equipment

May 10, 2013 – Osborne Industries, Inc., Osborne, Kansas, will celebrate its 40th anniversary at company headquarters on May 15, 2013. The employee-owned company is a diversified manufacturer and distributor of swine industry equipment and products, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of composite plastic components for a variety of industries, and markets a small line…

Osborne Industries Adds Farrowing, Gestation Stalls

Osborne Industries Adds Farrowing, Gestation Stalls

New stalls address important gestation and farrowing concerns, including pre-wean piglet mortality and sow comfort and appetite. January 29, 2013 – Osborne, KS – Osborne Industries, Inc. has added hog farrowing pens and gestation stalls to their growing line of swine production equipment. The introduction of this new equipment ties into Osborne’s “Single Source Swine…

Osborne Industries Boosts Swine Equipment Product Line

Osborne Industries Boosts Swine Equipment Product Line

Swine equipment manufacturer targets greater animal comfort with new products. January 16, 2013 – Osborne, KS – Osborne Industries, Inc., has added new flooring options for swine confinement buildings, in conjunction with the company’s “Single Source Swine Solutions™” – an innovative line of swine management products, equipment, and services for the global pork industry. Plastic…