Export Success for Unitas Software

The Coleraine based Agri-tech firm, which was founded in1995, have recently secured major export contracts worth over $1m to supply its solutions to the US and EU poultry industry. The firm specialises in developing software solutions for the poultry industry. 

Unitas has announced that it's secured over $1m US worth of new export contracts with egg producers in the US and Europe. The new deals have been signed with Kreher’s Farm Fresh Eggs in New York, Texas-based ethical food company Vital Farms, and an Organic Egg Farming Co-op in Holland.

Over the last five years, Invest NI has offered Unitas Software £161,590 of support for R&D, trade and technical development assistance. Business development work with Invest NI has resulted in recent presentations with a number of the largest egg producers in the world.

Chris McCoubrey, Director of Unitas Software said: “Our Poultry Manager solution enables our customers to manage their organisations in a more efficient way and brings a new level of intelligence to increase the ability of our customers to connect all parts of the supply chain.

“Invest NI’s support has been key in helping us achieve the global success we have had so far. Over the last five years, we have used its R&D support to consistently improve our products and provide our clients with a competitive advantage through our cloud-based platform.

Steve Harper, Invest Northern Ireland’s Executive Director of International Business said: “As one of Northern Ireland’s leading Agri-tech companies, Unitas Software recognises the value in continued investment in research & development and is showing a strong commitment to exporting. It has also benefited from a range of Invest NI support for trade and market development activities to strengthen its business and secure these new contracts.

“In just four years, Unitas has used our R&D support to enhance, define and improve its software and grow from selling in the UK to breaking into Europe and most recently the US. Our teams in the US and Europe helped identify potential customers and made initial introductions, which has led to it winning new business and building an excellent in-market reputation for the delivery of its software. This is impressive progress and is a great example of how our partnership approach with companies is working.”

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