AGCO’s AP Brand Wins AE50 Award for New Feed System


AP, the swine equipment brand of AGCO, has won an AE50 award for its new Flex-Flo XD ULTRA Unloader feed system.

The award was bestowed by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, an educational and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food and biological systems. AE50 awards recognize top innovative products each year based on significant engineering advancement and impact for the markets they serve.

Introduced in June 2021, the Flex-Flo XD ULTRA Unloader offers a 50% larger boot to minimize feed bridging events, a fiberglass-filled wear plate for four times more wear resistance, efficient and cost-effective feed delivery and durable housing with less corrosion.

“It’s a great honor to receive a prestigious AE50 award,” said Brian Rieck, senior manager of product management for AGCO. “The new Flex-Flo XD ULTRA Unloader adapts to a variety of configurations and capacities to meet today’s demanding swine production requirements.”

For additional product information, producers can contact their AP dealer or visit