Jain Irrigation Systems’ (Jain) wholly owned subsidiary Jain irrigation, Inc., USA has acquired the technology and core team of Australian Observant. Observant is a world leader in providing in-field hardware and cloud based applications for precision farm water management. The acquisition will combine Observant's broad field monitoring and control technology with company’s global irrigation manufacturing and precision agriculture technology platform to provide farmers with a broad suite of capabilities to increase crop yields while, at the same time, responsibly and profitably manage limited resources.
Jain Irrigation Systems is a manufacturer of a wide variety of PVC pipes, PE pipes, water and gas transportation pipes, ducts for optical fibre cables and drip irrigation pipes. It is also engaged in tissue culture of bananas and pomegranates and is the world’s largest processor of mangoes and is the world’s second largest processor of onions and vegetables.