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  • 1. An Introduction to… Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 2. An Introduction to… “Recollections of an Old Rumely Man”, C.E. Stambaugh Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 3. An Introduction to… Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 4. An Introduction to… Feeding a Hungry World Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 5. Feeding a Hungry World… 7 Billion Mouths to Feed! 10.9M children under 5yrs die in developing countries each year and hunger or hunger-related diseases cause 60% of the deathsSources: Foreign Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2010, The State of the World’s Children, UNICEF, 2007 Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 6. Feeding a Hungry World… World agriculture produces 17 percent more calories per person today than it did 30 years ago, despite a 70 percent population increase. The world produces enough food to feed everyone!Source: Foreign Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2010 Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 7. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 8. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture • Feed Conversion Ratio – the measure of an animals efficiency in converting feed mass into increased body mass • The lower the number, the more efficient the animal is at converting feed into body mass (protein) Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 9. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture Approx 1.7Lbs of feed to produce 1Lb of protein in the modern broiler chicken Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 10. Feeding a Hungry World… Animal AgricultureSource: University of Georgia, Poultry Science Department Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 11. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture USA is the world’s largest producer, consumer and exporter of chicken meat –16.5M metric tons! Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 12. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture• USA chicken meat production – 16.5M metric tons• Georgia is the largest producer of US chicken meat 1.5B broiler chickens per year Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 13. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture (Billions) (Billions of Pounds) STATE NUMBER LIVEWEIGHT Georgia 1,313,500 6,882,700 Arkansas 1,043,500 5,937,500 Alabama 1,033,400 5,787,000 North Carolina 766,500 5,419,200Chicken meat production Mississippi 807,800 4,766,000 in the USA Texas 653,500 3,646,500 Kentucky 309,900 1,673,500 Delaware 235,000 1,630,900 South Carolina 241,000 1,556,900 Maryland 300,500 1,433,400 Oklahoma 225,000 1,503,000 Virginia 250,400 1,292,100 Tennessee 193,100 986,700 Pennsylvania 149,300 839,100 Ohio 60,000 376,800 West Virginia 87,600 346,000 Florida 51,700 314,300 Minnesota 42,100 231,100 Wisconsin 46,900 199,300 Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 14. Feeding a Hungry World… (Billions) (Billions of Pounds)Animal Agriculture STATE NUMBER LIVEWEIGHT Georgia 1,313,500 6,882,700 Arkansas 1,043,500 5,937,500 Alabama 1,033,400 5,787,000 North Carolina 766,500 5,419,200 The US “Broiler Belt” Mississippi 807,800 4,766,000 Texas 653,500 3,646,500 Kentucky 309,900 1,673,500 Delaware 235,000 1,630,900 South Carolina 241,000 1,556,900 Maryland 300,500 1,433,400 Oklahoma 225,000 1,503,000 Virginia 250,400 1,292,100 Tennessee 193,100 986,700 Pennsylvania 149,300 839,100 Ohio 60,000 376,800 West Virginia 87,600 346,000 Florida 51,700 314,300 Minnesota 42,100 231,100 Wisconsin 46,900 199,300 Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 15. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture Worldwide egg production = 1.2T eggs from 6.4B laying hens Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 16. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture China is by far the largest producer of eggs at nearly 28M metric tons Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 17. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture Top 10 US Egg Producing States Iowa is home to nearly 52M laying hens Pennsylvania boasts 24M laying hens Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 18. Feeding a Hungry World…Animal Agriculture USA produces 10% of the world’s Pork and consumes 8%China produces and consumes 50% of the worlds supply of pork – nearly 51M metric tons Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 19. Feeding a Hungry World…Our Mission:Helping Animal Agriculture Feed a Hungry WorldOur Vision:VAL-CO will be recognized for innovative products and will be atrusted source for “know-how” for the production of poultry andswine.• We are guided by our Core Values• We strive to: - Design & engineer innovative products - Provide excellent customer service - Deliver defect-free products - Provide market leading value Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 20. How It All StartedF. W. Steudler (known as Fritz) purchased the Vallorbs JewelCompany less than 2 years after graduating from MillersvilleState Teacher’s College in 1934.Vallorbs manufactured watch bearings, aircraft instrumentation bearingsand sapphire phonograph needles, focusing on precision and quality. In the 1960’s, Vallorbs began manufacturing zircalloy end plugs and other special components for the commercial nuclear industry.The ability to produce precision machined parts gave Fritz and one of hissons, Fred, the idea to develop poultry watering systems. Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 21. How It All Started Top End Plug Bottom End Plug Guide Thimble Plug Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 22. How It All StartedThat idea led to the beginning of Val Products, Inc. With the increasing interest in poultry watering products, VAL expanded its product line to offer a full line of poultry production equipment.To accomplish this, the appropriate acquisitions were made and theresult is the company that exists and operates today. Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 23. VAL-CO TodayIn the United States, VAL-CO currently has manufacturing facilities in: Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 24. VAL-CO TodayWe have over 150 ag equipment dealers throughout the US & Canada. Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 25. VAL-CO TodayIn addition to our North American facilities, VAL-CO owns and operatesseveral plants internationally: Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 26. VAL-CO TodayAdditionally, VAL-CO has sales representatives for South Africa, theMiddle East, Canada, Mexico, and Central & South America – and aworldwide employee base of over 400.By locating ourselves across the globe, we are positioned to provide ourcustomers with quality products and services they need. Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 27. VAL-CO TodayVAL-CO creates new and exciting products based on innovativethinking, technical research and field experience. We offer a completeline of products that provide you with excellent performance and resultsthat save time and money.The industries VAL-CO serves: Poultry & Egg Hog Pest & Wildlife Management Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 28. VAL-CO TodaySome of the product lines VAL-CO offers for poultry production are:Quick fact: VAL-CO is the industry leader in poultry watering systems! Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 29. VAL-CO TodaySome of the product lines VAL-CO offers for egg production are: Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 30. VAL-CO TodaySome of the product lines VAL-CO produces for hog production are: Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 31. VAL-CO TodaySome of the product lines VAL-CO manufactures for pest & wildlifemanagement are: Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 32. Innovation @ VAL-CO The world standard in poultry wateringClick to view video Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 33. Innovation @ VAL-COFUZE ProLine Feeders for Optimal Feed Conversion Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 34. Innovation @ VAL-COFUZE ProLine – for Maximum Feed EfficiencyClick to view video Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 35. Innovation @ VAL-COVAL-CO Community Nest • Cage-Free egg production – Birds love this nest! • Hen-friendly & minimizes floor eggs • Winchable Slats (Flooring) for easy cleaning and maintenance and manure removal– Farmers love this nest! • Tops & Partitions made of washable PVC – easy to clean and won’t harbor bacteria Create a Happy Community! Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 36. Innovation @ VAL-COWhole House Control Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 37. Innovation @ VAL-COWhole House Control • Ease of use touch-screen interface • Multiple views and data reporting options • Pre-programmed for typical house operations • Remote access, monitoring & control – anytime, anywhere • Intelligent minimum vent logic – automatically adjusts to changing conditions Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 38. Partnering For The FutureAt VAL-CO®, we are:• Committed to the practice of continuous improvement• Committed to delivering innovative products• Committed to being a trusted source of “know-how”• Committed to delivering excellent customer service• Committed to delivering defect-free products• Committed to providing market leading valueCommitted to serving our customers and stakeholders! Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 39. Feeding a Hungry World I’m Farming & I Grow ItSource: Peterson Farms, Assaria, KS – Posted 25 June 2012 – over 6.5M views Copyright © 2012 Valco Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved