Austoft 8010 Sugarcane Harvester
awarded 2020-2021 Machine of the Year in Brazil
Case IH has added another prestigious title to its trophy cabinet, with its Austoft 8810 sugarcane harvester recently winning the sugarcane harvesting category in the 2020-2021 Machine of the Year® Awards in Brazil.
This award is testament to the quality, efficiency, high performance and technology that underpins the Austoft 8810, the linchpin of so many Australian cane farming businesses. The Austoft 8010 and 8810 models meet the increasing demand for innovation by the industry, providing more profit for farmers and increased output for sugar mills.
- Lawrence Polga, Case IH Australia/NZ Product Manager for Sugarcane Harvesters
The Case IH Austoft 8810 sugarcane harvester, which underwent a series of technical evaluations carried out by PhD professors in the field of agricultural mechanisation at important public universities across Brazil, was considered the best machine in the segment.
Throughout its long and highly respected history, Case IH Austoft sugarcane harvesters have led the world in sugarcane harvesting technology, promoting excellent cane quality and ultra-clean samples. The Austoft has also earnt a solid reputation for its advanced solutions, performance and high levels of customer satisfaction which have been proven all over the world.
Since it was first manufactured in the early 1940s by the Toft brothers in south-east Queensland, Australia, the machine has evolved into the high-tech, sleek-looking machine of today, while retaining the innovative edge that heralded the arrival of the machine 77 years ago.
Today, Austoft sugarcane harvesters cut around half a billion metric tons of sugarcane per year across the globe, from South America to South East Asia, India, China, Sudan, Papua New Guinea and Australia.