HOLMER Maschinenbau GmbHleader on the world market - from Bavaria.

The HOLMER Maschinenbau GmbH has its headquarters in Eggmühl near Regensburg. We are the world market leader in the field of self-propelled sugar-beet harvesting machines. Including our subsidiaries in France, Poland, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Turkey and the USA as well as a representation in China, the HOLMER team consists of 400 employees.

As a medium-sized mechanical engineering company, we are involved in the development, manufacture, sale and after-sales service of our agricultural machinery.

Founded in 1969, HOLMER Maschinenbau GmbH developed the first self-propelled six-row sugar-beet harvester in 1974. Since that time, the HOLMER machines have been in successful operation at customers' in over 40 countries world-wide.


By now, far above 4,000 sugar-beet harvesters have been delivered from the factory workshops in Eggmühl and the current model Terra Dos T4 has been distinguished, amongst other awards, as "Machine of the year 2014". With the beet cleaner loader Terra Felis 3 evo, HOLMER has positioned itself as a full-line provider in the sugar-beet harvesting and loading technology sector. Moreover, the Terra Variant has set new standards as the most powerful carrier vehicle in the field of direct integration of semi-liquid manure world-wide. 

HOLMER as part of the EXEL group Our owner family Ballu.

EXEL Industries is a French family-owned group that designs, manufactures and markets capital goods and associated services in the areas of agricultural equipment, industry and leisure. These solutions promote increased efficiency and productivity for its customers or contribute to the pleasure of living while enabling them to achieve their environmental and societal objectives.



In order to meet the requirements of its customers at any time and everywhere, EXEL Industries has built its model around two components. The holding company is responsible for cross-company functions, in particular financing, legal issues, strategic studies, M&A, industrial property, transformation, human resources and the

consolidation of results. The various activities have considerable autonomy to manage the processes throughout the value chain.



In a rapidly changing world, EXEL Industries is transforming itself and imagining new

solutions by building on a stable majority shareholder and strong brands. Yves Belegaud has been appointed as CEO in 2019.