DeLaval appointed to NMC board of directors

Dr. Mario Lopez

Dr. Mario Lopez, an employee of DeLaval, was recently appointed to the board of the National Mastitis Council (NMC). In this position, Dr. Lopez will help steer the directives of this professional organization devoted to reducing mastitis and enhancing milk quality. The duration of his appoint is three years (ending January 2015).

“It’s important that the interests of teat dip manufactures, like DeLaval, are represented in topics related to mastitis and milk quality,” says Dr. Lopez, DeLaval Manager of Technical Service and Clinical Trials for its Milk Quality and Animal Health division. “Our involvement with NMC shows the commitment of DeLaval to providing the dairy industry with safe and effective udder health solutions.”

NMC promotes research and provides information to the dairy industry on udder health, milking management, milk quality, and milk safety. Founded in 1961, NMC has close to 1,500 members in more than 40 countries throughout the world. 

Every day millions of dairy animals are milked, fed and maintained by DeLaval solutions in more than 100 countries worldwide – and DeLaval meets with over 10,000 milk producers on their farms. DeLaval has over 125 years of innovation and experience in the dairy business, supporting dairy farmers in managing their farms their way. Our Sustainable Dairy Farming initiative is contributing to the production of more quality food, for more people, with less impact on the environment. Our Smart Farming strategy aims at influencing and shaping the future of dairy farming today. The goal is to accelerate the transition from milking management to global farm profitability management by harnessing emerging decision tools and automation technologies for better quality milk and profits. DeLaval is a company of the Tetra Laval Group.

For more information on solutions in North America, please contact Elizabeth Gibson, Integrated Marketing Specialist, at DeLaval Inc. / +1 847 393 6766.

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