20 Years of Goweil

Recently, Webbline delivered a brand new Goweil G1 F125 5050 Kombi baler-wrapper to one of our valued customers – Phil Hawke Contracting in the Waikato.

Phil’s long-standing relationship has resulted in him showing his loyalty to the Goweil brand over a number of years, and this is his sixth Goweil baler, reinforcing just what he thinks of the impressive blue baler.

However, this year is also a milestone for Webbline’s involvement with Goweil, marking 20 years involved with the Austrian manufacturer.

Back in late 2001, we brought our first Goweil machines into New Zealand and, before long, had them out operating in the NZ Market. What impressed us about Goweil and made us want to partner with them was they were specialists in Bale Wrappers . We have seen the Goweil company grow to expand the bale wrapper range from the large LT Master Baler wrapper for maize to the impressive G1 F125 5050 Kombi baler-wrapper.

The first Goweil machine in NZ was a Goweil 5040 Kombi teamed with a Vicon 1601 baler…and it’s still going today, being used regularly in Taranaki.

Goweil was found in Austria in 1988 by Herbert Goweil as a fitter’s shop and agricultural machinery business on the family farm.

After outgrowing the family garage, the company moved to new premises in Kirchschlag, where it continued development of it wrapping machiner.

The first baler-wrapper combination was developed with a John Deere round baler, and it won a silver medal at Agritechnica in 1997, marking company’s arrival as a serious machinery manufacturer.

By 2014, it had developed its first round baler – the G1 F125 – which has been a major success worldwide and has developed into the latest version of the G1 model.

Now, Goweil produces a wide range of machinery from balers and wrappers to bale slicers and clamps and has been so successful, a second manufacturing plant in Rainbach im Mühlkreis is being built.