Trusted & tested agricultural irrigation systems that save labour, time and money, while ensuring better yields.
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WHO WE ARE

About Zimmatic

Zimmatic has been operating in Africa since 1976. Zimmatic is a global leader in the irrigation industry with a unique understanding of the South African Market.

Our products offer comprehensive solutions to growers throughout South Africa. Zimmatic produces a range of state-of-the-art pivots, laterals, control panels and even pumps to improve farmers’ irrigation operations.

Our pivots are versatile and designed to work on both small and large fields. Zimmatic systems operate in deserts, on flood plains, on flat land and rolling hills, and on a variety of crops, meaning that our equipment is suitable for any kind of farm.

WHY CHOOSE ZIMMATIC

QUALITY MATERIALS

We pride ourselves on only using the best materials when building Zimmatic pivots to ensure their longevity.

REPLACEABLE SPANS

We offer standard pivot spans that are replaceable to give farmers the flexibility they need.

GALVANISED STEEL

Zimmatic pivots are galvanised to ensure that they are long-lasting and durable.

24/7 SUPPORT

Assistance and support is available directly from America to allow farmers to receive service whenever they need it.

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

Zimmatic pivots and equipment easily integrates with products like FieldNET to allow for remote irrigation and control.

MODULAR DESIGN

Modify your Zimmatic system as your field’s needs change over time with our modular design.

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HOW TO ORDER A ZIMMATIC PRODUCT

Locate your nearest Zimmatic dealer by using our ​online Dealer Locator.

The dealer will assist in assessing the field that requires irrigation and recommend the best product for the job.

Your order is placed and your Zimmatic pivot is on its way!

PRODUCTS

Center Pivots

Our center pivot is the most durable, rugged, and long-lasting member of the Zimmatic pivot family. Ideally suited for the roughest terrain, the longest systems and applications that require the most robust pivot point and pipeline structure.

Corner Pivots

With its unique ability to create a custom irrigation program based on your field’s characteristics, the Zimmatic Custom Corner offers increased yields through more uniform application. Experience enhanced reliability, more acres brought under irrigation, time and labour saved, and legendary Zimmatic durability.

Small-Field Pivot

The Zimmatic Small-Field Pivot provides a new option for growers and a new way to cost-effectively irrigate smaller fields up to 24 ha. This pivot offers the same durability and reliability of any Zimmatic pivot at an affordable cost.

Laterals

If you have a square or rectangular field, a standard lateral irrigation system can bring 98% more of your crop into full production. With a choice of water supply and guidance systems, each system can be customized to your individual needs and situation.

Control Panels

Depending on your unique needs, our range of user-friendly control panels offer you different levels of control, convenience and monitoring of your pivots.

Parts

Zimmatic components — including center drives, gearboxes and electrical controls — are the preferred after-market choice when repairing or converting irrigation systems from other manufacturers.

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APPLICATIONS

Key Crops

From establishment to ripening, proper irrigation is important at each stage of crop growth. At Zimmatic, we take into account many factors, such as local microclimate, soil type and elevation when designing proper irrigation systems to meet your particular needs when growing key crops like wheat, corn and soybeans.

Tall Crops

You can have all the advantages of a Zimmatic irrigation system for your tall crops whether it is citrus, hazelnuts, coffee, sugar cane or fruit orchards for bananas, papaya, pears or apples. Zimmatic offers medium, high and ultra-high clearance towers to meet your particular crop needs for enhanced, customized irrigation.

Corrosive Water

Zimmatic offers long-lasting pipeline solutions for corrosive water conditions such as process water and wastewater. This becomes more and more important as our water resources get scarce and there is pressure on South African farmers to make use of alternative water sources. Your Zimmatic dealer can assist in recommending the best pipeline for your irrigation operation.

Convenient Chemigation

Zimmatic pivots provide precise, uniform water application to your crops. When you chemigate through your Zimmatic pivots, you get those same advantages, while improving the quality and quantity of your crops. Chemigation is the application of agricultural fertilizers, soil amendments and pesticides through irrigation water. By using Zimmatic pivots, you can easily chemigate your fields as effectively and easily as possible.

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Feedback from farmers

Well, if someone comes knocking on my door and he asks me, “Listen, Botha, you have been in irrigation for 12 years, you need to make the decision now: which irrigation system will you use. And which product will you choose?”. Then it will be rather easy for me to say, you know, I don’t think you can go wrong by taking a Zimmatic machine. So if you come and knock on my door one day and ask me, “What must I pick”, then I will tell you, go with Zimmatic.

– Botha du Plessis, Allied Farms.

Well, if someone comes knocking on my door and he asks me, “Listen, Botha, you have been in irrigation for 12 years, you need to make the decision now: which irrigation system will you use. And which product will you choose?”. Then it will be rather easy for me to say, you know, I don’t think you can go wrong by taking a Zimmatic machine. So if you come and knock on my door one day and ask me, “What must I pick”, then I will tell you, go with Zimmatic.

– Testimonal 2

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