Engineering Department

ADC Engineering Services was established in 1990 with the aim of rendering Engineering Services to ADC Farms in a cost effective and efficient manner .This mandate was expanded in 2003 to include farmers.

To be the leader of Engineering Services in Kenya and beyond.

To provide engineering services namely, workshop, stores, contract services in line with the corporation strategic plan in order to meet the immediate needs of our farms and those of the community around us in a cost effective and efficient way.

 Strategic Objectives

  • To serve as a custodian for specialized machinery and implements and to provide essential mechanical services
  • Procuring and selling spare parts to customers
  • Undertake all major repairs and maintenance operations in  the centralized workshops
  • Research, design and fabricate products/systems according to customers’ needs.
  • To implement, evaluate and monitor all engineering systems and projects
  • To be resource centre in engineering consultancy and training.

Workshop Section

  • Repair and maintenance of farm tractors  and implements, farm machines, motor  vehicles(lorries and small vehicles).Services provided in the workshop are: cutting and turning of various metal works ,welding (arc and gas welding),automotive electrical repairs, mechanical  repairs, panel beating and spray painting, puncture repairs. Training of students on industrial attachment and exposure
  • Design and Production of new products as per customer needs( trailers and water bowsers), rehabilitation of old implements  and trailers and other farm equipment

Stores Section
Procurement and sale of spares to our workshop, ADC Farms and external customers

 Contract Section
It is a section that hires out machines to customers at 75% of market price. We provide the following services

  • Transport: Hire out Lorries for transport of raw materials, farm inputs and building materials.
  • Tractors and Machinery: Hire out tractors for all farm operations e.g. land preparation and subsequent operations up to harvesting of wheat and maize
  • Earth movers: Dam, roads and drainage rehabilitation and construction and other earthworks. We have a  Caterpillar D4 Dozer, Motor Grader Cat 120G,Caterpillar Cat D963
  • Drilling rig-Drilling and Servicing of Boreholes.
  • Management of water supply and reticulation systems  for domestic ,livestock and for irrigation
  • Design and construction of farm structures and farm systems.