Lemken celebrates 240th anniversary

GERMAN machinery manufacturer Lemken is celebrating its 240th anniversary.

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Lemken is celebrating 240 years of machinery manufacture. Picture Mark Saunders.

Well known for its ploughs and cultivation gear, Lemken was started in 1780 by Wilhelmus Lemken who established a small blacksmith's shop in Xanten on the Lower Rhine in Germany.