SAMCO is an award winning innovative Agricultural company founded in 1997 by Samuel J. Shine

  • Started in 1997

  • Family run business

  • Employing  over 50 staff

  • Manufacturing facility 35,000 sq foot

  • Exporting to 25 counties

  • Annual turnover € 12 million euro

  • 80% turnover from mulch film sales

  • 20% turnover from machinery sales


SAMCO was initially established to design and manufacture the SAMCO 3 in 1 machine which sows seed, sprays the soil with pre-emergence herbicide, and lays a thin layer of degradable mulch film over the seed bed. This operation protects the young plants from late frost, increases the soil temperature and thereby maximises yield per hectare.

Many crops are grown using the SAMCO System, such as Maize / Corn, Maize Grain, Sunflowers, Sorghum, Soya, Beet, Rice and many types of vegetables. SAMCO offers advise through their well-educated and experienced agronomy staff, on the most suitable types of degradable mulch film to be used for each crop, leading to higher and better-quality maize yield per acre for our growers.

SAMCO design and manufacture the degradable mulch film for their machines and conduct many trials each year, increasing the wealth of knowledge acquired through experience to date, to support the business of helping farmers achieve high yields.

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